Grand Palace Hotel Riga

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Grand Palace Hotel Riga
Grand Palace Hotel Riga
Grand Palace Hotel Riga
Grand Palace Hotel Riga
Grand Palace Hotel Riga
Grand Palace Hotel Riga
Grand Palace Hotel Riga
Grand Palace Hotel Riga
Grand Palace Hotel Riga
Grand Palace Hotel Riga
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18 May 2021

On walking through the massive doors of the luxurious Grand Palace Riga Hotel, you may get the feeling that you are finally back home.

Built in 1877 as the Central Bank of Latvia, it was turned into a boutique 5-star superior hotel in the year 2000 offering a place of warmth and comfort, accompanied by attentive and impeccable service.

Voted as Latvia’s Leading Hotel for the past 14 years by World Travel Awards, the magnificent Grand Palace Hotel is located in the business, shopping and sightseeing district – Riga Old Town. In May 2015 the official rating for the hotel has been upgraded from 5-star to 5-star Superior.

Grand Palace Riga Hotel is the only member of “The Leading Hotels of the World” in Latvia

Deluxe Suite

The Deluxe Suite provides a sophisticated blend of modern design and classic elegance that enhances the light, spacious atmosphere. The distinctive interior design was created by the renowned British interior designer, Andrew Martin.

These luxuriously elegant suites at the award-winning Grand Palace Hotel leave nothing to be desired. The intimate atmosphere, together with the attentive, impeccable service of our staff, ensures that our guests will enjoy their experience in Riga, and take with them many fond memories of this historic city.

Depending upon availability, it is possible to book a smoking or a non-smoking room. No connecting doors are available from this suite.

Junior Suite

The Junior Suite King or Twin provides an ambience of comfort, elegance and luxury to welcome business and leisure travelers. The interior exudes a light atmosphere with tasteful tones reflecting the distinctive, individual style of Andrew Martin, the renowned British interior designer.

The luxuriously elegant suites at the award-winning Grand Palace Hotel are designed to satisfy the most discerning tastes. The welcoming atmosphere, together with the impeccable service of our staff, ensures that our guests will enjoy their experience in Riga, and take with them many fond memories of this historic city.

Restaurant Orangerie
Whether you are planning a business meeting, seminar, team building session, presentation, press conference or gala dinner, both of our multipurpose event rooms will suit you perfectly.

Our dedicated and experienced staff will make sure all the essentials for a successful event are handled with attention to every little detail, allowing you to concentrate on the Riga event itself.

As the only place of its kind in the Baltics, our restaurant in Riga provides an unforgettable ambience and experience for everyone looking for something special.

Pils Bar and Restaurant
The meeting place of hotel guests, diplomats and business people in Riga undoubtedly is the Pils Bar and Restaurant just off the lobby of the hotel. Pils Bar and Restaurant is open daily from 10:00 till the last guest after midnight. Food is served until 23:00.

Beautifully furnished and decorated with interesting artwork and hunting trophies, the comfortable Old Town Bar and Restaurant with unobtrusive friendly service creates a very special atmosphere.

Dinner in the dark
Not to see – does not mean not to see at all, but to see differently. A new world, which opens the opportunity to fully give way to your feelings, imagination, taste and smell. A possibility to learn something new about yourself, to understand the darkness and to feel differently.

We present you, in cooperation with the Blind Dream, the unique opportunity to have supper in total darkness. You will be served by skilful blind waiters. This is the possibility to understand the feelings of a blind man and to experience the same.

During the two-hour supper you will see how your taste, smell and touch changes, all senses become more acute. You can fully rely on our personal, who will take care of you, as they feel themselves as confident in the darkness, as a person with sight in the daylight.

Weddings
Surrounded by the romantic and historic Riga Old Town, the Grand Palace Hotel is an ideal 5-star venue for your wedding celebration. Being as individual as you, it offers the right mix of romance, glamour and its own unique charm for a truly memorable celebration of your big day.

Whether you are looking for a grand banquet or an intimate gathering of close friends and family, our attentive staff provide expertise in a wide range of services to ensure your wedding celebration runs smoothly.

Celebrations, Parties and Outside Catering
Located in the heart of Riga Old Town, Grand Palace Hotel provides a perfect venue for any celebration. Be it a birthday party, anniversary, theme party, graduation or a reception, the list of possible celebrations under our luxurious roof is nearly endless.

Boutique premises of the Grand Palace Hotel will be a couture backdrop for your celebration, while our experienced staff will make sure it is a complete success. Five star catering at the ocassion of your choice.

No matter how small or large the occasion is we extend our impeccable service and deliver a unique experience at your home, office or any other location.

By offering an first class outside catering service for your corporate lunch, gala dinner, birthday party or even picnic, we endeavour to make your celebration successful, with delightful culinary creations and impecciable service.

Meetings and Seminars
Whether you are planning a business meeting, seminar, team building session, presentation, press conference or gala dinner, both of our multipurpose event rooms will suit you perfectly.

Our dedicated and experienced staff will make sure all the essentials for a successful event are handled with attention to every little detail, allowing you to concentrate on the Riga event itself.

Services and Facilities
Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, the luxury hotel services offered by the five star Grand Palace Hotel make it an ideal choice for your stay in Riga, Latvia.

The hotel’s luxurious surroundings, comfort, thoughtful touches and a personalized service sets it apart from any other hotel, allowing you to feel like being at home from your very first steps into the hotel.

We are geared towards the fulfilment of the needs of any discerning guest and below you can find an alphabetical overview of the most commonly-used services and facilities offered by our boutique hotel.

About Latvia
Latvia, the pearl of the Baltic States, is one of the European Union member states and is situated in the North of Europe – on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Latvia offers visitors a remarkable array of experiences that make time spent here truly unforgettable.

Since ancient times Latvia has been at the cross-roads between East and West, North and South. Therefore it’s a multi-cultured state, where the traditions of all these countries have merged, creating a unique environment, the like of which is not to be found anywhere else.

Riga Old Town walking tour
The 2-hour walking tour acquaints you with the romance of Riga’s medieval ages – merchants and craftsmen town, founded more than 800 years ago.

This private-guided 2-hour city tour is relatively short, but compact. During the tour you will learn the highlights of Riga’s history, architecture, traditions and will receive useful tips and hints for exploring Riga even further.

Main objects: Dome Square, Dome Cathedral, Riga Town square, Blackheads House, St. Peter’s church, St. John’s church, Convent square, Latvian National Opera, Freedom Monument, Small Guild, Big Guild, Swedish Gate, Three Brothers, Parliament and Riga Castle.

Art Nouveau Riga walking tour
Raise your eyes and discover Europe’s most beautiful Art Nouveau buildings! With over 800 buildings erected at the turn of the 20th century, the historical centre of Riga boasts the largest collection of Art Nouveau buildings in Europe.

Majority of them are located on Alberta Street and the so-called Quiet Centre, where every building deserves a look. Raise your eyes and enjoy the private 2-hour walking tour – there is a truly astonishing architecture out there!

Jurmala
The largest resort city in the Baltic States is well-known for its natural treasures – the mild climate, sea, healthy air, curative mud and mineral water. The main attraction of Jurmala hides in its almost 33 km long white sandy beach, the large pine forests and the natural border of the city – the river Lielupe.

During the 3-4 hour tour, discover a combination of charming wooden houses, built in the beginning of the last century, walk along the central promenade of Jomas street, visit the famous concert hall Dzintari and the wonderful beach.

Sigulda
Situated on both banks of the ancient valley of the Gauja River, Sigulda is one of the most beautiful cities in Latvia. Sigulda – a cozy town that lies 52 km to the North from Riga in the territory of the Gauja National Park.

The Gauja River forms the deepest primeval valley in the Baltic countries with red sandstone cliffs, grottoes, spring waters and deep foliage forests. Sigulda is famous for its Medieval Age castle ruins of Livonian Order Knights and the 13th century Bishop’s Castle ensemble. The tour will last around 4–5 hours.

Rundale Palace
Rundale Palace is one of the most outstanding monuments of Baroque and Rococo art in Latvia. The 4-5 hour tour will take you 80 km from Riga to the Southern part of Latvia – Zemgale, once the famous Duchy of Courland. Rundale Palace was built between 1736 and 1740 as a summer residence of Duke Ernst Johann of Courland.

It was designed and built under the supervision of the renowned Italian-born Russian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli. His major works include the famous Hermitage, Peterhof Palace and Catherine Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

During the tour you will see:

  • Rundale Palace – the pearl of Baroque and Rococo architecture in Latvia
  • Rundale Palace premises – the gold refulgence, the porcelain shine, brightness of colors, incredibly rich interior, antique paintings and furniture
  • Re-established Baroque style French garden
  • Labyrinth of alleys, wine pergolas, the Green Theatre, gardener’s house and a rose garden

Viesturi Golf Club
A spectacular 9-hole golf course that is situated amongst impressive pine trees. Total golf course area is 25 hectares, making it perfectly good for tournaments and daily golfing alike.

Viesturi Golf Club is also a place where you can always meet interesting people and spend time with your business partners negotiating cooperation plans in a relaxing atmosphere.

Facilities and amenities: Club House, Putting Green, Driving Range, Rental Clubs and Caddies. Located outside Riga, 20 km from the Grand Palace Hotel.

Hunting
Experience the unspoiled nature of Latvia and enjoy an unforgettable hunt! Owing to the diversity of natural environment, the Latvian woodlands are mixed, showing the qualities of both spruce and broadleaved oak forests.

There are over 12400 streams and rivers and more than 3000 lakes in Latvia. We have various hunting areas totaling approximately 40 000 ha of forested land located between 80 and 180 km from Riga.

Yachting
A picnic on the water, a romantic sunset with champagne or a nice swim in the river. All you can wish for… Imagine an effortless escape for a relax on the water… What could be more romantic than sipping an aperitif on a beautiful yacht while watching the sun go down?

Grand Palace Hotel organizes private cruises, motorboat or yacht trips on the Daugava River and the Baltic Sea.

Discover Latvia on your Iron Horse
Over the years, many motorcycle riders from all over Europe have used the Grand Palace Hotel as a base to discover the many sights Latvia has to offer.

Tour through a spectacular countryside with history and along the Baltic Sea. Stop at Cape Kolka, where the waves from two seas clash – the open Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga.

Stop in Kuldiga and see the Venta Rapid, a 240-meter wide natural rapid which is the widest in Europe. Not far from the rapid is the Kuldīga brick bridge built in 1874, one of the longest bridges of this type in Europe.

Less than an hour’s drive from Riga, Sigulda is the perfect antidote to big city bustle. Stunning scenery, ancient castles and incredible adventures await you in this natural wonderland.

Overlooking the picturesque Gauja River in the majestic Gauja National Park, Sigulda’s forested valleys are steeped in myths and legends.

Travel back to the past with a visit to Turaida Museum Reserve, home to the impressive Turaida Castle as well as Folk Song Hill, a symbol of Latvia’s rich musical heritage where timeless pagan ceremonies are held.

Or take in the poetic ruins of Sigulda Castle across the valley and the imposing 19th century New Castle next door. Upon request, tours can also be guided by our general manager who is an avid rider himself.

Ozo Golf Club
The first 18-hole golf course in Latvia is one of the most technologically advanced in Northern Europe. Rob Swedberg from Denver, Colorado has managed to implement accents of his Rocky Mountains, widely adapted the banks of the nearby lake Kisezers, as well as formed 16 ponds and 50 sand bunkers in the golf course.

With a total distance of 6400 meters from the back tees, this amazing golf course will challenge everyone.

Facilities and amenities: Club House, Putting Green, Chipping Area, Practice Bunker, Driving Range, Rental Clubs and Golf Carts.Located outside Riga, 10 km from the Grand Palace Hotel.

Aerodium vertical wind tunnel
Fulfil your oldest dream and fly without wings! Nearly anyone can fly! Previous experience is not needed – Aerodium will fully equip and prepare you for the flight. You will never forget the feeling of an absolute freedom and independence!

Who can fly? Anyone aged minimum 4 years and in weight between 20 and 140 kg (44 – 308 lb.). Located outside Riga, near Sigulda. 50 km from the Grand Palace Hotel.

Sigulda Adventures
Aerodium vertical wind tunnel, bungee jumping and cable car experience – all in one adventurous trip! Choose flying 4 minutes in Aerodium vertical wind tunnel, enjoy bungee jumping and overlook river Gauja valley from the cable car.

You will be picked up from the hotel at around 10 AM for the morning program or at around 7 PM for the evening program and taken back to the hotel.

AERODIUM is an open-air vertical wind tunnel, where anyone can fly for real like a bird in the sky! Flying allows you to believe that the impossible can be achieved! Anyone from 4 years of age and older can fly. It is safe and no previous experience is required.

CABLE CAR offers a trip across the river Gauja valley. A fantastic view of the river Gauja, forests and Turaida castle opens from the window of the cable car. The cable car runs at the height of 43 meters.

BUNGEE JUMPING is a free fall from the cable car, located 43 meters above the river Gauja. The leap provides an unforgettable shot of adrenaline!

TOP GUN
Be a TOP GUN pilot for a day! The professional aerobatic jet team was created in 2008. Since then it has participated in various air shows and exhibitions all over the world.

The fleet consists of six L-39C Albatros aircrafts. With more than 2 800 aircrafts delivered worldwide, L-39C has accomplished a wide popularity among private owners, aerobatic jet teams and more than 30 Air Forces in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.

L-39C possesses excellent technical, aerodynamic and handling characteristics. The aircraft includes zero-height ejection seats for both, pilot and trainee.

Your own adventure with jet team will last for about 2.5 hours, including introduction stage with information of the flight program, L-39C aircraft and its main systems, expected maneuvers, basic laws of aerodynamics and your own health check-up.

Shortly afterwards you will take the co-pilots seat, and the instructor will explain you the airplane’s instruments, explain their functions and will brief you into the safety procedures.

From the moment of take off until landing, your flight will take not less than 20 minutes. During the flight you will experience such aerobatic maneuvers as bends, turns, loops, a bell and others.

Level of g-force will be coordinated by the pilot depending on your mood and physical condition. Under the supervision of the pilot, you will also be given a possibility to take the aircraft control in your own hands. After the flight you will receive a certificate confirming your flight with L-39C aircraft.

Website: www.grandpalaceriga.com
Rooms: 23
Price: from 139 EUR per night
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