The Latvian historical hotel «Konventa Sēta» has joined the Rixwell Hotels
The new hotel added to Mogotel chain in November 2017!
Building complex of Rixwell Hotel Konventa Sēta is a historical landmark, which is located in Riga Old Town. It has become the 10th hotel of Rixwell brand portfolio. The hotels operating company Mogotel was founded in 2009 and has become the largest hotel operator in Latvia. Also, the company runs SPA and restaurant businesses. Mogotel Hotel Group is a fast-growing company, which owes its success due to high - quality standards of hospitality and unique features of every hotel.
First-class service in the heart of Riga
Rixwell Hotel Konventa Sēta is located in the very heart of Riga. Various tourist attractions, restaurants and business centers are located close at hand to the hotel, which makes it a great choice for travelers and businessmen. A secured parking lot is also available within 5 minutes to walk from the hotel. “Rixwell Hotel Konventa Sēta" is perfect for tourists and businessmen.
There are 5 conference rooms in Old Riga, which can accommodate from 30 to 100 people. The hotel can provide corporate guests with technical equipment, welcoming the guests and organizing coffee breaks. It is possible to accommodate up to 283 guests in 141 rooms of various categories: Standard Room, Suite, and Two - Storey Apartment.
Variety of European cuisine can be enjoyed in a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere at the hotel's restaurant.
"The comfort - The value." Following the motto of Rixwell Hotels brand, hospitality professionals ensure that every guest of the hotel has a pleasant stay without overpaying for cozy accommodation. Experience the comfort and live the story of the hotel by experiencing the atmosphere of Medieval times.
The history of the Rixwell Hotel Konventa Sēta
3* Superior hotel "Rixwell Hotel Konventa Sēta" houses one of the oldest historical Medieval building complexes of Riga on Kalēju Street 9/11.
At the beginning of the 13th century, Wittgenstein Castle was built on this place at the beginning of the 13th century. It was the residence of the first master of the Order of the Brothers of the Sword that soon united with the Teutons.
During the Livonian War at the end of the 13th century, the residence of the knights was destroyed and moved to the preserved chapel building (St. George's Church). In 1330 warriors of Brothers of the Sword built a new castle on the bank of the Daugava river and left the territory of the Wittgenstein castle.
These buildings have suffered from fire and were constantly rebuilt. As a result of that, many architectural details were lost. Although the Convent Yard got a new look in the 18th century, it continued to collapse. Until the 80's of the 20th century, it was on the verge of complete destruction. Experts from Latvia and Germany teamed up to restore this architectural monument.
A complete restoration was finished in 1996.
Today there are 9 buildings in the territory of a Medieval castle and some of them have historical names. Today a hotel complex, museums, souvenir shops, bars and cafes are located in a Convent Yard. The building complex of the hotel is recognized as a national architectural monument.
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