3 Hostels in Liepaja, Latvia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Liepaja, Latvia. You can choose from 3 Liepaja hostels. In total, there are 6 cheap places to stay in Liepaja such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $15 for a dorm.

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Get to know Liepaja (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Liepaja. To help you make friends with Liepaja before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Liepaja is known in Latvia as "the city where the wind is born," possibly due to the constant sea breeze. Liepaja was first mentioned in the mid-thirteenth century under the name Liva and it was under the rule of the Livonian Order. The name Liepaja was adopted about four hundred years later, when the city was already a port with developed trade relations not only with the neighboring countries, but also with Britain, France, the Netherlands, and Portugal. Later, it was part of Sweden and Poland before it was annexed by the Russian Empire in the eighteenth century. The city was shortly a capital of Latvia in the early twentieth century and part of the country until the forties, when it was added to the USSR. Now, it is a major city in Latvia.

Currently, Liepaja beaches are not as actively used as in other places (Riga and Jurmala), and there is no tourist infrastructure necessary for a modern resort. It is a rather industrial city with an important port. Some of the sights which are worth seeing include the City Museum, the Museum "House of artisans," the Museum "Metallurg," the Museum of the Occupation, and the Museum of the Jewish community. In the museum of the Karosta garrison guardhouse, visitors are invited to participate in the game "Escape from the Soviet Union."

There are not so many hostels in Liepaja from which you can choose, but there are enough places for your stay. Moreover, hostels in Liepaja are very good when it comes to facilities and service and you often can get more things such as free breakfast or laundry than at most hostels. The prices of hostels in Liepaja are not very high, but a little bit above the average for Latvia. The majority of Liepaja hostels are located near the train station, which is not far from the city center.

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Written by local enthusiast for Liepaja hostels George Traveller

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Your Packing List for Liepaja

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

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  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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