28 Sep 2017

Latvia to embrace first ever deluxe Kempinski property

The finest in European luxury is set to debut in Riga, Latvia’s dazzling capital, this October, with the opening of Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga.

The property will be Latvia’s inaugural five-star luxury Kempinski hotel, standing proudly alongside the famous Latvian National Opera House and the enchanting Old Town.  

Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga will be home to 141 rooms and suites, made up of exquisite 37m2 superior rooms and the lavish 278m2 presidential suite. Each of the rooms will feature modern furnishings, ornate murals, stunning French artwork and marble flooring, with a selection of rooms offering breathtaking views of the Freedom Monument, the Opera House and its park, and Pilsetas canals. 

“We are excited to welcome the first five-star luxury hotel in Riga and Latvia to our exquisite portfolio," enthused Bernold Schröder, chief operating officer, Europe, and member of the management board, Kempinski Hotels. 

“Originally built in the 19th century and opposite the famous Opera House, this landmark looks back to a long history. The new Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga will provide an exceptional guest experience through living our passion for European luxury and making the hotel the place to be in Riga again.”  

Facilities at the property include two exceptional restaurants, Amber and Stage 22, with the former offering a fascinating open show kitchen and a unique blend of contemporary Latvian and international cuisine, and the latter being a stylish rooftop venue serving an à la carte menu with profuse Nordic dishes infused with local ingredients. 

Accommodating corporate and large-scale events are facilities such as the glorious Grand Ballroom, as well as five, state-of-the-art private meeting rooms named after famous individual musical movements – Sonata, Solo, Symphony, Andante and Allegro. 

Meanwhile, for guests wishing to unwind and relax in the opulence that the Kempinski brand is renowned for, a luxurious, 1300m2 wellness spa offers four treatment rooms, one double treatment room and the unique ‘Pirts Suite’, inspired by the traditional Latvian bath house.