The Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga is located next to the famous Latvian National Opera House and close to the Old Town that has the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It offers a new level of comfort and elegance with its 141 first-class rooms and suites, two restaurants and two bars, six spacious meeting rooms, including the Grand Ballroom and a world-class spa and wellness facility. Breath-taking panoramic views of the capital and refined service welcome guests from around the globe.
The hotel has an interesting background. In 1880 the Hotel Rome opened and was for its time the modern accommodation in the city. Totally destroyed in the Second World War, it reopened after reconstruction as the Hotel Riga and was considered the best hotel in Latvia. A notable feature was Latvia’s first cocktail bar and it is said the place where the first cocktail was served in the Soviet Union. Celebrating the rich history of the great building and its prominent guests from around the world today, Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga opens in the very heart of Old Riga, reclaiming its position as a social hub that fully meets every guest’s needs.
Guests can enjoy their breakfast at the all-day-dining Amber Restaurant, the traditional afternoon tea at Lobby Lounge, a glass of pre-opera champagne at Grand Bar, or a relaxing smoke in the Cigar Lounge.
Grand Kempinski Riga is not just a five-star hotel. It has a health complex and luxury class spa centre. This is on the ground floor of the building and opened for guests and non-residents. It’s thirteen hundred square metres has five rooms for face and body care, saunas, spa apartments for two, ice cold fountain and gym with modern equipment.
The spa uses Intraceuticals, Phytomer and Norden Cosmetics for sauna rituals in the thermal complex. Spa menu is created and developed considering the seasonal changes and cycles affecting our bodies. Professional spa specialists suggest massages and procedures for face and body care created to recover natural balance. Besides the classic types of massage there are seasonal types: from spring detoxing massage to winter warming and energy rebuilding.