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Friendly Fun Franks Backpackers Hostel is ideally located in the historical and most beautiful area of Old Town Riga, within minutes’ walking distance to all the major attractions, bars, restaurants, nightclubs and museums. Location is very central and a direct connection with the Riga Airport via “Bus 22” will ensure your journey goes all the way from the airport to the hostel’s front door. They are also only five minutes’ walk from the Riga Central Bus and Train station.

Australian/British and Latvian-owned, they claim to combine friendly Australian Hospitality, a British quality of service and a Latvian cultural experience. Their friendly staff are at your service 24 hours a day, so don’t hesitate in asking during your stay.

At Friendly Fun Franks, it’s all about you, the traveller. We’re here for anything you require. If you have a question, we will give you an informative answer. If you want to get involved in one of our many day- or night-time activities, we’ll organise it for you! [/blockquote]

Rooms include towels and linen as well as free lockers next to each bed. The 24hr licensed bar, common room and most of the rooms provide panoramic views of the picturesque Daugava River. They offer free Internet, free Wi-Fi and free unlimited usage of our seven computers.

Facilities include a free safe deposit box, a free luggage room for late flight departures, a kitchen, two common rooms and a library. Full laundry facilities are also available on premises.

They will assist you as your own personal tour guide around the Old Town, providing local knowledge with recommendations for sightseeing , museums, restaurants and many of our adventure activities including free daily walking tours, nightly bar/pub crawls, VIP club tours, AK-47 shooting, winter bobsledding, go-karting, paintball, bungee jumping and the aerodrome helping you make your stay in Riga an enjoyable and memorable experience.

Hostel Facilities

Free Unlimited Internet Access on 7 Computers in our Internet Library
Free Unlimited Tea and Coffee
Free Lockers
Free Safe Deposit
Free Luggage Room (For Late Flight,Bus Train Departures)
24 Hour Bar
Full Laundry Washing Machines and Dryer
All Linen / Towels Provided
Hair Dryers and Irons

Hostel Service

24 Hour Reception
No Lockout
No Curfew


Novembra Krastmala 29
Old Town, Riga, LV-1050


Phone number: +3717220040


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