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SPICE is within a mile (2 km) of Rixwell Elefant Hotel, and other popular sites like University of Latvia Botanical Garden are within a couple of miles (3 km). This 157-room, 4-star hotel has conveniences like a full-service spa, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi. Near the airport, it's also near Riga Castle and Cathedral Square.


Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast. This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room.


All of Rixwell Elefant Hotel's 157 rooms are soundproofed and have an array of amenities, including minibars, coffee makers, and safes. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other amenities include phones, ironing boards, and desks.

Property features

Renovated in 2012, Rixwell Elefant Hotel offers a full-service spa, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, self parking is EUR 10.00 per night, or you can take advantage of the airport shuttle (available on request) for EUR 15 per room one way. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include 2 meeting rooms, a conference center, and coffee/tea in a common area.


  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Rixwell Elefant Hotel features a full-service spa and a 24-hour fitness center. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to limo/town car service and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 1582 square feet (147 square meters) include a conference center. This Riga hotel also offers spa services, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in July 2012.

Rixwell Elefant Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Year Built 2008 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1582 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 147 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Conference center 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 157 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

Rixwell Elefant Hotel offers 157 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free WiFi 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast. An additional breakfast (subject to charges) is served daily.

The Elefant Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from room service (during limited hours).

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Spa Services

Wellton Spa has 1 treatment room. Services include massages, facials, and body treatments.

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Number of treatment rooms 1 
  • Massages 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 20.00 per pet, per day
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 15 per room (one way)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 10.00 per night
  • Pet fee: EUR 20.00 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 21 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Wellton Elefant
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  • Wellton Elefant Hotel Riga
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  • Elefant Hotel Riga
  • Rixwell Elefant Hotel Riga
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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Latvia. This property is rated 4 stars.

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