The hotel was built in 1979 and was operating under the name of “Intūrists” but later after the change of owners, the new owner company “Linstow AS” operated the hotel as a part of Reval Hotel chain under name “Reval Hotel Latvija”.
Owner company “Linstow AS” is Norwegian real estate developer and is a part of “Anders Wilhelmsen Group” which main business is maritime and cruise ships like “Royal Caribbean”. From 1999 until 2001 there was great reconstruction of the hotel and in 2004 there new building block was built additionally to the main hotel Tower part.
In June 2010, “The Rezidor Hotel Group”, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announced a management agreement with the Norwegian real estate developer “Linstow AS” for 10 “Reval Hotels” in the Baltics and in Russia including “Reval Hotel Latvija” which has been re-branded to “Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija”.
Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija is a 26th floor high-rise hotel situated in the very heart of the Riga’s city business and shopping centre – overlooking the building of Cabinet of Ministers, Monument of Freedom, Old Town, Nativity of Christ Orthodox Cathedral and most of the Riga’s panorama. Many points of interest are within walking distance from the hotel. The hotel is only 15 km from the Riga International Airport, 10 min walking distance from Central Railway and Bus station and 5 min walking distance from Old Town. See directions and map.