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Viru Backpackers

Viru 5, Tallinn 10133, Estonia
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Ranked #12 of 91 Specialty lodging in Tallinn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Viru Backpacker in Tallinn in a large group (19 people). The staff were excellent - always cleaning - and extremely helpful. The rooms are basic (as you'd expect with a hostel), very clean and relatively spacious. Breakfast (cereal, bread/toast, juice, tea, coffee) was provided every day and there was always plenty for everyone. There are 3 showers/toilets... More

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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was very easy to find and you can walk everywhere within the old town and nearby. The staff were very friendly and helpful with maps and activities to do. The hostel felt very safe and there were no loud stag (bachelor) parties like some of the other places have. Free basic breakfast was a nice bonus. Didn't seem massively sociable... More

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Brampton, Canada
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468 reviews 468 reviews
130 hotel reviews
279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Just remember that it is beside a salamander store. Despite it being very hard to locate because it has no huge sign outside the gate and the fact that you have to climb 3 stories up, It has an excellent location in Old Town. its really where the action is.I booked a single room but I had to use a... More

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Good hostel with nice girls running it. The bed was a bit uncomfortable though - you could feel the wires from the mattress and the atmosphere was a little quiet. Great location though - right in the centre of the old town.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I stayed here during July initially with one other friend and then by myself. The hostel was located incredibly centrally and was in walking distance of the bus station (where we arrived into) and all the amenities of the old town. We had a very large room which contained enough space for 3 people to sleep in and the room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Very nice and friendly staff, excellent location in the heart of the Tallinn, good breakfast, very good bed, clean, value for money. I can´t say anything negative... i had a single room, it was simple ja clean. Shared toilet and shower both were clean. If you need simple, nice bed in the heart of everything this is your place!

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Yerevan, Armenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We have spent 4 days in Viru backpackers hostel, which is right in the center of the old town of Tallinn, everything is close, so you can walk everywhere. There is a big supermarket Rimi close to the hostel. The hostel is clean, very cozy, it brings up the feeling of home. There is breakfast as well, which is simply... More

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I stayed here in July 2011 as part of a tour through the Baltic States. It was initially hard to find the hostel entrance and access was only via stairs to the upper floors. The location was brilliant, right in the centre of town with an easy walk to the port and the old town. Breakfast was poor - jam... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the hostel. The en suite room was great, the bathroom has a heated floor (fantastic in the winter). Very comfy bed. Breakfasts are very sweet (toasts with jams, muesli with milk). We had an everyday talk with the stuff before and after sightseeing so they always could give us an extra hint about what to... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Viru Backpackers is the best hostel among all hostels I've stayed so far. It is located in the center of Old Town in Tallinn and you can get into any bar or museum within few minutes. Hostel located on the 3rd floor in very atmospheric building (just give a try the elevator and climb up on the upper floors). Hostel... More

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Address: Viru 5, Tallinn 10133, Estonia
Location: Estonia > Harju County > Tallinn
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