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Riga, Riga International Airport (RIX), Latvia

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Surrounding area Riga, Riga International Airport (RIX), Latvia

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    Riga International Airport is fully accessible and is equipped with lifts and help points, while designated disabled parking spaces are available close to the terminal entrance. Assistance for the disabled, including the provision of wheelchairs, is available on request.

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    General Information

    Airport code: RIX

    Number of Terminals: 1


    There is a tourist information office and a general information desk in the main concourse of the terminal building.

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    Facilities & infrastructure


    Banks, bureaux de change and ATMs are located in the terminal building.


    There is a post office on the ground floor. Public telephones are situated at various points throughout the terminal. Internet access points can be found on the first floor and Wi-Fi access is available throughout the airport.


    A wide choice of cafés, bars and restaurants can be found throughout Riga International Airport, including three eateries in the public area. Among the choices are international restaurant and coffee chains, a pizza outlet and cafés serving Latvian fare.


    Riga International Airport is home to a wide range of shops, offering everything from jewellery and electronics to local souvenirs and food. Duty-free is available in the departure area

    for passengers leaving the EU. The departure area is split into four concourses, with shops on each.


    Left-luggage facilities and lost and found services are located on the ground floor. Riga International Airport provides luggage trolleys free of charge.


    Other facilities at Riga International Airport include a pharmacy, an on-site medical facility and a chapel.

    Conference & Business

    The terminal’s refurbished VIP lounge (tel: 6720 7132) is available to premium passengers, specified credit card holders or those wishing to pay a fee. The lounge includes small meeting and conference rooms and offers basic business facilities.

    The nearby Hotel ABC (tel: 6789 2728; www.hotelabc.lv) also offers limited meeting facilities; or alternatively, the main city centre hotels provide a wider choice.

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    Hotels in Riga


    Riga has a wide range of good-value accommodation. Compared with Western European prices, room rates are reasonable even in the higher end places.


    Elizabetes Iela 83-85
    LV-1050 Riga
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    Category: Expensive

    Luxurious boutique hotel in a refurbished 19th-century townhouse.

    Grand Palace

    Pils Iela 12
    LV-1050 Riga
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    Category: Expensive

    This elegant palatial hotel, built in 1877, has modern comforts and large rooms.


    Teātra st. 6
    LV-1050 Riga
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    Category: Moderate

    In the heart of the city, enjoy these spacious rooms with modern fittings and quaint old-world charm.

    Art Hotel Laine

    Skolas Iela 11
    LV-1010 Riga
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    Category: Moderate

    A tastefully furnished design hotel in a 1912 art nouveau building.

    Hotel Riverside

    Natana Barkana 5
    LV-1003 Riga
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    Category: Cheap

    A comfortable suburban hotel with rock-bottom rates – but no riverside location, despite the name.