Brimming with elegant Art Nouveau architecture, medieval remnants, and priceless artwork, Riga is well deserving of its title as the cultural capital of the Baltics. The city is also known for its lush green parks and gardens, and the historic center is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There is an endless array of attractions worth exploring, and the fact that the city is so affordable makes it all the more enticing. For a taste of the scrumptious local cuisine, be sure to check out the famous Central Market.
To help you choose the perfect accommodation for your trip, we’ve created the following list of the best Airbnbs in Riga. All of the rentals are also hosted by experienced superhosts, and many boast Airbnb Plus status. In case you’re unfamiliar with Airbnb, superhosts have a proven track record of providing exceptional hospitality while Airbnb Plus properties have been verified through in-person inspection and provide an impressive selection of amenities, including high-speed Wi-Fi, TV, laundry facilities, and complimentary toiletries.
Opulent One-Bedroom Apartment Near Dome Square
Treat yourself to a carefree stay in the center of Riga with this beautifully appointed flat overlooking the cathedral.
The luxurious interior is designed with the highest quality furnishings and elegant artwork, and the space is ideally suited for solo travelers, couples, and small groups of up to four guests. A large wall of windows illuminates the spacious living room, which offers a small kitchenette, a formal dining table, a large suede sectional sofa, and a fun hanging chair. In the bedroom, there is a double bed and a desk, and a travel crib will be provided for guests traveling with children. There are also two full bathrooms, one that comes with an in-unit washer and another with a separate rain-style shower and a relaxing soaking tub. In the apartment building, you’ll find a professional coworking space, which guests can access at a discounted rate.
Dome Square is just a few steps away from this central Riga Airbnb, which also offers easy access to some of the city’s best-known restaurants.
Upscale Apartment With a Sauna
Stay in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site with this high-end apartment in the quiet center of Riga.
Ideal for any length of stay, the rental is fully equipped with a washer and dryer, a full kitchen with a dishwasher, and a spacious bathroom with a walk-in shower. The bedroom is furnished with a double bed, and the sofa bed in the living room can accommodate two additional guests. There is also a convenient breakfast bar off of the kitchen and a small desk for catching up on work. Guests have access to a quiet courtyard attached to the building, and additional amenities include an HDTV, a Bluetooth sound system, and a great selection of books. With an indoor fireplace and a private sauna, this beautiful rental apartment in Riga will keep you cozy no matter the weather.
Also known as the Embassy District, the neighborhood is filled with historic architecture and popular cultural attractions.
Colorful Sanctuary in a Friendly Neighborhood
Vibrant furnishings and striking artwork create a cheerful ambiance in this one-bedroom apartment rental in Riga.
The interior is bright and airy with plenty of picturesque windows facing out toward the street. The living room is well furnished and super relaxing with a mid-century modern lounger, a cozy window seat, and a small dining table. There is also a full open kitchen with updated appliances and a fun bookcase filled with magazines, notebooks, trinkets, and, of course, plenty of reading material. The private bedroom is equipped with a double bed and room-darkening shades for when you feel like sleeping in, and there is also a full bathroom with a heated towel rack and a rain-style walk-in shower.
With a park right across the street and plenty of trendy cafés, bars, and restaurants nearby, this convenient Airbnb in Riga boasts a highly desirable location. The city center is just a 15-minute walk away, during which time you can admire the city’s famous architecture.
Contemporary Apartment in a Historic Building
This fully updated one-bedroom abode is one of the best Airbnb rentals in Riga for anyone interested in staying in the center of the action.
The light-filled interior is brimming with plants, modern artwork, and Scandinavian-style furniture, and the ornate ceiling decorations and shiny white furnishings add a touch of elegance to the space. With one brand-new full bathroom and one bedroom with a king-size bed, the apartment is suited for solo travelers and couples. The spacious bedroom also comes with a wall-mounted Smart TV and a spacious desk, and the in-unit washer makes this a great choice for long-term stays. There is also a large eat-in kitchen stocked with cooking supplies and pantry items, and guests have access to free parking on the premises.
Located in the heart of the city, just a short walk away from the medieval center, this lovely Airbnb offers plenty of fun activities right at its doorstep.
Newly Renovated Modern Apartment
The refreshing design of this high-end Airbnb in Riga makes it the perfect place to chill out between activities.
With a stunning bay window and a sleek modern layout, the spacious living room is particularly inviting. There is a large sofa situated in front of a Smart TV, and the dining table is next to the window so that you can enjoy the lovely city views while dining in. There is also a cozy indoor fireplace to keep you warm on chilly winter nights, and the separate eat-in kitchen is stocked with everything you’ll need to prepare a gourmet meal. With one full bathroom and one bedroom with a double bed, the apartment makes an ideal spot for couples. Additional amenities include a dishwasher, an in-unit washing machine, and free parking on the premises.
Situated in a historic building near Kalnciema Quarter, the apartment is just a 20-minute walk away from the Old Town and offers easy access to the weekly traditional market nearby.
Romantic Apartment in a Characterful Building
Rent an apartment in Riga that offers a comfortable stay and unique local details with this quaint studio for two.
Set on the second floor of a historic building, the apartment is characterized by rustic exposed brick and polished wooden accents. The striking combination of black finishes and bright yellow accents adds a ton of character to the spacious living area, which offers a large sectional sofa, a dining table, and an updated full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances. The lofted bedroom area is accessible by a set of stairs near the sitting area and is furnished with one double bed. Large windows on the first floor spread natural light throughout the apartment, and there is one full bathroom with a walk-in shower, a vessel sink, and a unique wooden vanity.
Conveniently set directly in Old Town, the apartment is close to the Daugava River and the Riga City Canal and offers a ton of exciting history right outside the front door.
Charming Abode in a Quiet Neighborhood
This one-of-a-kind studio apartment was professionally styled and tastefully appointed to create the perfect home away from home.
The designers and the hosts themselves have paid careful attention to every detail to ensure that this cozy studio apartment is as comfortable as possible. Wooden furnishings and exposed brick accents add to the warm and rustic ambiance, and twinkling string lights create a magical evening atmosphere. Ideal for solo travelers and couples, the studio space is furnished with a king-size bed and a few cozy armchairs, all within view of the wall-mounted TV. There is also a full kitchen with bar-style seating and a modern full bathroom with a walk-in shower. The apartment is set in a pet-friendly elevator building, which also offers a professional coworking space on the second floor.
Nested in the center of town near Dome Square and the famed cathedral, this Riga Airbnb is surrounded by local restaurants, cafés, museums, and artisanal shops.
Spacious Prewar Apartment Near Central Market
If you’re looking for a vacation rental in Riga that is suited for larger groups, check out this three-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment near the river.
Furnished with one king-size bed, two single beds, and two sofa beds, the space can accommodate up to five guests. The bathroom is equipped with a large soaking tub and a washing machine, and the apartment comes with a full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances. In the common areas, you’ll find plenty of space for relaxing, dining, and watching TV, and an extensive selection of baby gear can be provided for guests traveling with children. Set on the third floor of a historic five-story home, the apartment has a private entrance and several large windows overlooking the courtyard and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia.
The Daugava River Promenade is just a short stroll away as are the historic city center, Central Market, and several large shopping malls with theaters and restaurants.
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Sunny Apartment Surrounded by Parks
Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, this spacious apartment is one of the best Riga Airbnbs for families and small- to medium-sized groups looking for a tranquil retreat.
Up to five guests can stay in the two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, which is furnished with one double bed, one-queen-size bed, and one living room sofa bed. The space is ideal for short-term and long-term stays, as there is also a fully equipped kitchen and convenient amenities like a washing machine. Everyone can comfortably relax together in the large and sunny living room, which boasts an open-plan layout and a glass dining table. Guests can also enjoy the convenient option of self check-in and park for free in front of the building.
There are two gorgeous city parks and one children’s playground in the immediate vicinity of the apartment, and the vibrant attractions of Old Town are just a 25-minute walk or a 10-minute bike ride away. Enjoy the best of both worlds with plenty of peaceful green space and easy access to trendy urban attractions and interesting historic sites nearby.
Spacious Top-Floor Studio
This quiet studio Airbnb in Riga boasts a central location and an impressive selection of brand-new amenities.
Equipped with updated appliances, a large Smart TV, and an in-unit washing machine, the rental has everything you’ll need for a relaxing and carefree stay. High ceilings and picturesque windows provide a ton of natural light and lovely city views, and the apartment even comes with a private balcony. There is also a modern full kitchen and a small dining table tucked around the corner from the sleeping area, and guests have access to a large and private full bathroom. The luxurious king-size bed guarantees a peaceful night’s rest, and there is plenty of closet space available to store your things.
Although the building is tucked away on a quiet street, the popular attractions of the city center are just a short stroll away. The rental also comes with free parking in the building’s yard.
Loft-Style Studio in Old Riga
Originally constructed in 1832, this historic rental has been completely renovated to offer a comfy home away from home.
Small but efficient, the cozy interior is furnished with one sofa bed and one queen-size bed in a lofted sleeping space, which is separated by a privacy curtain. The main level features big bright windows and exposed brick accents and also comes with a spacious desk and a wooden dining table. High ceilings, elegant chandeliers, and unique checkered floors add to the home’s historic character, and the full bathroom and the open full kitchen have been completely updated with brand-new facilities. Pets are allowed in the apartment, and additional amenities include a washer and dryer and a large wardrobe for storing your belongings.
Nestled on a small medieval street in Old Town, this cozy Riga Airbnb is surrounded by beautiful architecture and interesting historic attractions.
Elegant Old Town Apartment With a Patio
Another fabulous Riga Airbnb perfect for larger groups, this uniquely styled apartment is set on the fourth floor of an upscale building in Old Town.
With 2.5 bathrooms, three bedrooms, and a cozy living room sofa, the apartment can accommodate up to eight guests. High ceilings, crystal chandeliers, ornate ceiling details, and polished checkered floors create a regal atmosphere throughout the home. The entrance hall leads into a cozy sitting area that features antique wooden pieces and a TV. The sitting area also offers private access to an enclosed terrace, which is filled with a lively selection of indoor plants and provides stunning views of Old Town. The main living room is incredibly luxurious with a cozy indoor fireplace, a Gothic-style marble dining table, and gorgeous curio cabinets filled with fine china and antique treasures. Each of the bedrooms is as glamorous as the next, and two out of the three come with en suite bathrooms featuring claw-foot tubs and gold accents. There is also a massive full kitchen with white cabinetry, granite countertops, and a large breakfast bar. Pets are allowed in the apartment, and additional amenities include a washer and dryer and a top-of-the-line sound system.
All major sightseeing opportunities can be reached by a five- or 10-minute walk from the apartment, and there are several paid parking areas nearby. This stunning apartment is the perfect choice for anyone looking to explore the city in style.
Cozy Serviced Apartment on a Charming Street
Enjoy a worry-free stay in the center of the city with this quiet vacation apartment for rent in Riga.
Stone tiles, oak flooring, and brand-new appliances make this high-quality home incredibly comfy and stylish. With a top-of-the-line Smart TV and ultra-fast Wi-Fi, the rental is also perfectly suited for all of your indoor entertainment needs. The apartment comes equipped with several chargers, an iPad, a great selection of reading material, and board games. Furnished with one double bed and a few cozy armchairs, the space is best suited for solo travelers and couples. When you’re not exploring the nearby restaurants, there is also a well-equipped full kitchen, and the rental comes with a private full bathroom with a walk-in shower.
Although the apartment is in the vibrant and central Grizinkalns neighborhood, it faces a yard and is surrounded by parks, making it very tranquil and quiet. There are several restaurants and large malls nearby, and Old Town is within walking distance of the apartment.
Designer Apartment With Nature Views
Whether you’re looking for a short-term rental in Riga or a longer stay, this charming minimalist apartment makes the perfect peaceful respite.
The modern elegance of the newly renovated interior is sure to take your breath away with high-end finishings, intricate hanging lights, and tranquil blue accents. Furnished with a luxurious king-size bed, the studio rental makes the perfect couples retreat. The bedroom area comes with a wall-mounted Smart TV and a small sitting area, and is tucked away from the common areas. At the entrance of the apartment, you’ll find several drawers and ample hanging space to store your belongings. The full bathroom boasts marble finishes, a vessel sink, and a walk-in shower, and the apartment also comes with a separate full kitchen with an electric cooktop and a small breakfast table.
Feel free to gaze out through the picturesque windows onto the property’s lush chestnut tree or take a lovely stroll to the nearby park and popular Old Town attractions. Although the apartment is conveniently located in the historic center, it is tucked away from the crowded main streets, so you can enjoy a tranquil stay and a peaceful night of rest.
Brand-New Apartment in the Center of Riga
Wrapping up our list is a modern Airbnb in Riga set in a 19th-century Art Deco building.
The newly renovated interior boasts high ceilings and stunning city views, and the open full kitchen and modern full bathroom have been updated with all new appliances. Furnished with one double bed and one sofa bed, the one-bedroom, one-bathroom rental is ideally suited for couples or small groups of up to four guests. The bedroom is also equipped with a dedicated desk space, and the luxurious full bathroom offers an in-unit washing machine. Feel free to lounge out in the cozy and spacious living area, which features a minimalist design and an HDTV.
The upscale apartment is very safe and central, and guests of the apartment can walk to Old Town in just 15 minutes. The building also comes with a quiet courtyard, and there is affordable and secure parking located just down the road.
That concludes our list of the best Airbnbs in Riga. With affordable rental rates, stunning architecture, and an artistic atmosphere, this capital city is the perfect choice for a luxurious getaway.