About Our Hotel
The hotel Villa Ksenija belongs to one of the famous firms in Latvia, that is to company Magistr. The enterprise is involved in synthetic twisted yarn and rope production. The firm Magistr is a private family company. The Guest House was called in honour of Tatiana and Yuri Dovoretsky’s beloved daughter Ksenija. Everything is created with exclusive care and warmth to let Our Guests feel at home at our hotel. The staff of the hotel Villa Ksenija does its best to let all the guests enjoy the atmosphere of cosiness and comfort . We are waiting for You at our Guest House Villa Ksenija
History of Daugavpils
The history of Daugavpils began in 1275 when a stone castle Dinaburg (Dune Burch) was built by the Livonian Order. The city changed its name several times, it was Dinaburg (1275-1893), Borisoglebsk (1656-1667), Dvinsk (1893-1920), and Daugavpils (since 1920). Today Daugavpils is a city with a developed economy; it is also an important transport centre. Daugavpils is located in the south-eastern part of Latvia, on both banks of the river Daugava. There are 230 km by car to Riga, a capital of Latvia. The town has an advantageous geographical location,it is not far from Byelorussian and Lithuanian borders (the distance to borders – 33 km and 25 km accordingly), and there are 120 km to Russian border.
In the beginning of the year 2001 114.5 thousand inhabitants were living in the town. There is a theatre, a Palace of Culture, exhibition centres and museums in the town. Recently an Ice Palace was built, and now it is the largest and the most famous architectural construction is our town. Daugavpils Fortress, which was built in XVIII century, has always been one of the largest fortifications in Europe.
There are many lakes and forests in the town and its surroundings. Daugavpils is a perspective region for developing of international tourism. The building of the hotel is an ancient private residence that was built in 1876. It acquired its origin look after it was completely renovated in 2000. And today it combines in itself an Old World charm with contemporary conveniences and high-grade services. The staff of the “Villa Ksenija” does its best to create a home atmosphere of cosiness for all the guests. A stay at the “Villa Ksenija” is sure to please even the most demanding visitor.