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Viru Backpackers

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Viru 5, Tallinn 10133, Estonia
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1 room 1 adult
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

It was our 5th time in this hotel. It's perfect value for money - for less then 50€ you live in the heart of the city, get breakfast including pancakes. Staff is friendly, atmosphere is amazing - you feel like home. Most of the rooms don't have their own bathroom or toilet, but those which are in the hostel for... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Very convenient location. If you are not afraid of a bit of noise. Although in this case you will be given earplugs :) In the hostel is indeed very cozy atmosphere and the girls are very friendly. My return flight from Tallinn was only at 21.00 and they said that I could leave my backpack until the evening. So I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Me, my fiance and a friend stayed here in a triple room. Beds were great, cozy and comfy. Room was spacious and quiet, our room was to the backside of the building which made it even quieter, so great to catch up on sleep. The common area was a little quiet but it wasn't super busy when we were there... More 

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Ulm, Germany
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I chose this hostel because of the price and location and was totally amazed by the great familiar and "homely" atmosphere there. We were 5 girls in a family room and really surprised how comfortable and clean the beds and the whole room was. The shared bathrooms, as well as the kitchen are also very clean and the breakfast (pancakes!)... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Cosy and friendly atmosphere, very clean in rooms. Free breakast with brilliant pancakes! Kitchen where you can cook, cofe and tea for free. And very good free WI FI. And moreover in the heart of Old Town! For such a nice hostel the price is absolutly normal.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Viru for 4 nights whilst in Tallinn. It is inside the Old Town, so extremely close to everything! It is also a ten minute walk from the airport bus stop and a large main shopping centre. We had a private double room with ensuite and it was huge - also had a large window looking into Viru... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

The place was so cute, and really perfect to reach every interesting place in Tallin. The employees were frendly. Thanks for this hostel I had amazing 4 days in Tallin. Thank you so muck, I hope will be there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

As far, the best hostel I have ever been. Thank you for good atmosphere and free breakfast pancakes and cereals and real coffee. The shower also usefull. Feels like home. We can drink coffee and watch TV... Nostalgic. Offers fun tours and activities.

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Warsaw, Poland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

The hostel is located at the main street of Old Town Town. Near the railway station, port and about twenty minutes on foot from the Lastekodu Bus Station. It's also close to main Bus Terminal "Viru Keskus". The staff is very friendly, kitchen small but well equipped with everything You need to prepare food. They offer free coffee and tea... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Viru Backpackers is actually an excellent hostel, but unfortunately I had to mark it down because of the terrible mattress. I can deal with street noise, but mattress springs poking every inch of my body is another matter! I'd booked the only private en-suite room in the hostel which came with a double mattress and single top bunk bed. The... More 

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