Spring has brought changes in Avalon Hotel – now the restaurant’s new chef is Egils Grinfelds – new, talented and creative man!
Egils grew up in a small town, Lubana, at the Aiviekstes riverside. He gained professional experience working alongside his mentors – Martins Ritins and Lauris Aleksejevs in hotels "Roland" and "Ridzene" restaurants, later in hotel "Bergs" restaurant and as chef led banquet and catering business of International Exhibition Centre "Kipsala".
We are proud with eco-certificate „Green Key”, which was granted to us in January 2015.
„Green Key” is an international voluntary eco-certificate for tourism facilities that promotes sustainable tourism. It is a non-governmental, non-profit, independent programme and is recognised and supported by the World Tourism Organization and UNEP. „Green Key” is the largest global eco-certificate for accommodation.
Our goals are to:
• contribute to the prevention of climate change by awarding and advocating facilities with positive environmental initiatives.
Obtaining the „Green Key” eco-certificate presents our sense of responsibility for our surroundings and society.
LTDA named the contest winners and quality mark acquirers at the "Latvian Tourism Forum"
On 6th December 2013, at the "Latvian Tourism Forum" in festive atmosphere were awarded prizes, diplomas and quality proof marks, symbolically pulling the stripe to the active and the same time successful year.
the Forum were congratulated 11 quality mark "Q
Latvia" beneficiaries, including
Movement "Free of GMOs" joins the first hotel – Avalon Hotel
Four-star hotel "Avalon" is the first hotel that on 4th of January, 2012 has joined the movement "Free of GMOs", thus expressing its feelings and choices, respecting the Latvian and majority of European public rejection of genetically modified (GM) crops and food use. The hotel is committed to offering its customers in the restaurant and bar only those foods in which preparation will not be used products, containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Quotation of the Avalon Hotel AVALON HOTEL was opened on the 6th of June, 2007 and this year celebrates its 5th anniversary. In this context, the hotel AVALON planned several events and days, especially when visitors are particular welcome to familiarize themselves with the services and facilities, moreover the hotel is actively implementing new activities, programs and improvements to the guests and its employees, including healthy lifestyle, nature and environment protection - one of them is the join the movement "Free of GMOs".
The hotel offers its guests 111 standard and executive rooms, suites and Junior, as well as rooms for families and individuals with special needs, a restaurant, bar, summer roof terrace with spectacular views over the Old church towers, conference and seminar rooms for up to 200 persons with modern technical equipment and full catering services, as well as rooms for banquets, presentations and press conferences. The hotel is different from other 4-star hotel with its excellent location, modern sound isolation in construction of rooms and public areas, modern room facilities, such as flat-screen TVs, high-speed wireless Internet connection ( in the hotel is free), laptop-sized safes, iron and ironing board with an automatic shut-off mode. To our guests comfort , the hotel has parking for light motor vehicles and buses, as well as underground parking that during summer time is especially popular for tourists traveling on motorcycles- particularly Harley Davidson riders.