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Riga Tallink Hotel
Elizabetes iela 24,
Centra rajons, Rīga,
LV-1050, Latvia

The conference takes place in the Terra 1-3 in Tallink Hotel Riga with modern technological solutions. The hall seats up to 250 people in theatre-style seating.

The 4-star Tallink City Hotel is located in the heart of Riga, in the popular shopping and business district of the city centre and just a few minutes’ walk from the historic Old Town. The best shopping malls, restaurants and bars of the heart of the city are nearby. Passenger terminal D is 1 km and passenger terminal A is 1.2 km from the hotel, and the train station is just 2 km away.

YOU MUST BOOK HOTEL ROOMS YOURSELF!

The conference is being held at Tallink Hotel Riga in the heart of Riga.

A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference participants at a pre-negotiated rate. To get the pre-negotiated rate – participants must book accommodation before April 25th via Tallink Hotel Riga themselves through the hotel phone or e-mail:

Please let the hotel know you are a participant of OIFE – See, Hear, Smile to get the negotiated price (block ID 91064) of 117 euro per room per night.

Please let the hotel know about your needs regarding wheelchair access when you make your reservation!

Riga Tallink Hotel has 3 rooms especially adapted for wheelchair users, but these are unfortunately sold out. All of the normal rooms in Riga Tallink Hotel are possible to use for wheelchair users. In the attached document you see photos of the bathrooms and advice on how to book wheelchair accessible rooms in other hotels.  

For more details about the conference hotel – please visit the website of Tallink Hotel Riga.

There are other hotels within walking distance, but at the moment we don’t have negotiated rates in other hotels.

HOW TO GET THERE:

From the airport:

1) Taxi

You will find the taxis just outside the arrival terminal.

There are 2 types of taxis in Riga: “Red Cab” and the green “Baltic Taxi”. (It is recommended only to use these 2 in Riga as they are fair) The taxi trip to the city centre normally takes 15-20 min., the price is from EUR 12,00-15,00,  depending on the traffic.

“Red Cab” Wheelchair accessible minivans (must be pre-ordered). – “Red Cab” and “Baltic Taxi” accept credit cards.

Vouchers for the Baltic taxi can be bought at AirBaltic homepage.


2) Bolt application

You can download in your phone Bolt (Taxify) application and call taxi from Airport terminal. They show the prices of the trip in advance and that is a set price, usually cheaper than regular taxi prices.

3) Bus No. 22

Bus number 22 (Riga) takes you to the Old Town or to Airport (Lidosta). – It is only during day time.

The bus stop is also just outside the arrival terminal, but you need to cross the small parking space. It is the only bus leaving from airport.

The bus trip takes normal 30 min. and cost EUR 1,15 if purchased in advance and EUR 2,00, if purchased in the bus.

Timetable is here: http://saraksti.rigassatiksme.lv/

You can also buy cards with 10 trips, or 1, 3 or 5 days. – Cards can be bought in Narversen Kiosks (one just outside airport), or in automate (takes credit cards) at airport bus stop and other larger bus stops.

Important: Remember to validate ticket/card every time entering a new bus/tram.

Bus No. 22 runs on the City Centre and the bus stop is by the Central Station.
– Leave the bus at station “Central Station”.
– Tallink Hotel Riga address is Elizabetes 24.


4) Mini-Bus route 322

This minibus goes from just outside arrivals to Central Bus Station via Stockmann.

Price for minibus is the same as for bus, but can be problematic with luggage.

Timetable here http://saraksti.rigassatiksme.lv/

– Leave the minibus at final stop “Central Station”.
– Tallink Hotel Riga address is Elizabetes 24.

Walking distance. Tallink Hotel Riga address is Elizabetes 24

 

From Port of Riga by public transport (by tram)

– Take tram No. 11 (Station „Ausekla street“).
– Leave the tram at (Station „Merkela street“).
Tallink Hotel Riga address is Elizabetes 24.

 

By Bus to Riga international Bus Station:

 

From Riga International bus station, Tallink Hotel is within walking distance. Tallink Hotel Riga address is Elizabetes 24.