The Naughty Squirrel Backpackers

Kaleju Iela 50, Old Town, Riga, Latvia, LV-1050

Overall Rating: 95

Aussie owned Backpackers Hostel in Riga's Old Town. Only 300m to the Main Square, Airport Bus Stop, Bus Station, Central Market, Supermarkets and many cool Bars/Restaurants. We have the Perfect Location to Explore Riga. Daily activities include AK Shooting, Bobsled, Free Walking Tours, Pub Crawls, Latvian Food Nights, Karaoke, Husky Dog Sledding, Daily Happy Hours, Latvian Beer Tastings and much more!

ALL GROUPS 4 PEOPLE OR MORE ARE NOW REQUIRED TO LEAVE 15Euro PER PERSON SAFETY DEPOSIT FOR THE ROOM upon check in!! Unfortunately some groups are damaging bedrooms, which is very sad for us :( when you check out we will check your room and if everything is in order we will return your money, no problems!! Thx for your understanding :) We only accept groups up to 12 people. For larger groups please contact us before making your booking otherwise your booking may not be accepted, thx! 48HRS NOTICE REQUIRED FOR CANCELLATIONS or the total amount of the first nights stay will be charged.


Facilities at this hostel include:

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Wake-up calls
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room


Rating Type
95 Overall
94 Atmosphere
96 Staff
99 Location
98 Cleanliness
93 Facilities
95 Safety
0 Fun
94 Value

Important Information

Voted No.1 Hostel in Latvia 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 & 2009. A Genuine Backpackers for Real Travellers !!!!! ** No Stag Parties Allowed ** Clean, Secure and Fun Backpackers in Old Riga perfect for solo travellers and small groups. Welcoming & Social Atmosphere with Friendly Local Staff that will help you 24hrs. ** Female Only Dorms with Extra Comfort ** - Free Bed Sheets & Linens - Free Towel on your Bed - Free WiFi through entire Hostel - Free internet stations - Free Lockers and Locks - Free Guide Map - Free Good Times and Awesome Memories Two Common Rooms to meet other backpackers and a Fully Equipped Kitchen for cooking 24 hours. All dorms have large security lockers that can fit your whole backpack. Main entrance doors are locked 24hrs a day. Video phone entrance system. All bedrooms and entrance doors have security key card access only. Naughty squirrel check out time - 11am Free luggage storage. You are welcome to use all facilities until your plane, train, bus or ferry leaves...