he Hotel Grand Palace is an integral part of the fabric of 19th-century Riga and was originally built for use as the Central Bank of Latvia.
It is approached via a cobbled street next to the Dome Cathedral and surrounded by prime tourist landmarks, including the popular Old Town. Locals know this as the city's grande dame, and its guest list has included diplomats and celebrities.
Staffers welcome guests as they enter the hotel. Reception is in a splendid room off the lobby, where guests ...