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Original Sokos Hotel Viru

4.0 of 5 Viru Valjak 4, Tallinn 10111, Estonia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lappeenranta
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent location in the heart of the city but very very rude service. I didn’t like the breakfast. The room was okay but cleaning could have been better. The prices of restaurant sevices were quite high and the service poor. The check in and the check out took a lot of time.

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Lasko, Slovenia
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this hotel durring one big conference we. Place is conveniant to reach from the airport and you are in the hotel roughly in 15 to 20 minutes by bus. Hotel is big and I was located on the 21st floor and I had a quite nice view towards the Talinn's pier. Building is also attached to the... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel location is good. Public areas are ok but the rooms are small and outdated. Bed was uncomfortable and the tv remote did not work. Breakfast is quite good and the upstairs KGB museum interesting.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location, if to book the 20th floor, you will see great view on the city. Breakfast is quite poor, in comparison with previous year. Rooms are clean and have everything needed. So I will reccomend to stay there.

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AnuSoosaar, General Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Viru, responded to this review

Dear Victoria S, thank You for Your stay and for the supporting feedback! It is strange that the breakfast seemed poor this time, we have, on contrary, added new delicious and local products into our breakfast. I wonder if there was just a moment when the table waited for new portions, sometimes that kind of pauses happen. I sincerely hope... More 

Uusikaupunki, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

All though I have been in Tallinn many times, this was the first time in the landmark Viru hotel. The location is suberb if you travel without a car. You can walk straight from the lobby to the Viru Keskus, which is a large, modern, shopping center and a good quality food store in the basement. The old town and... More 

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AnuSoosaar, General Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Viru, responded to this review

Dear Juho39, thank You for Your stay and for the kind word! I'm really sorry that there were some things where the experience was not maximum - as our aim is to give our guests maximum satisfaction for their stay. In March our renewing works will be ended and I can assure You that then all the rooms will be... More 

Tallinn, Estonia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Stayed in this hotel 2 years ago on our special day. Room was good and service was ok. The best thing I remember is our breakfast - it was superb! Rich choice and good taste. Very good location with exit to shopping center. Good view from windows.

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AnuSoosaar, General Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Viru, responded to this review

Dear Valerie O, thank You so much for Your kind words and for Your stay! I'm sincerely glad for the local persons review, Viru is and remains as the part of history and memories of Estonia and Tallinn. Welcome back and don't forget to enjoy also our legendary cabaret-nights! Sincerely Yours Anu More 

Riihimaki, Finland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Hotel Viru has been the permanent landmark of Tallinn already around 40 years. It has been renovated several times during the decades. Nowadays it is ok, not too old-fashioned and not too modern. Best points are good location and nice sights especially from the upper stores. Do not forget to visit the KGB museum on the top.

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AnuSoosaar, General Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Viru, responded to this review

Dear PerttiHar, thank You for Your stay and for the kind review! You are absolutely right - we don't try to be the most modern, much more important is the homy and cozy atmosphere we create together with our guests. Everyone is welcome, not only those who love modern style. Last more than 100 rooms out of 423 will be... More 

Tampere, Finland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stayed few nights in the Sokos Hotel Viru on our weekend trip to Tallinn. The room was a quite large, superiour level room with a sauna and it was obviously quite recently renovated, very clean and well-equipped (large TV, wifi, etc.) The room was in the upper floors with a gret view over the Tallinn Old Town, unfortunately the... More 

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AnuSoosaar, General Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Viru, responded to this review

Dear Ari K, we are so glad for Your stay and to read Your kind words! This is what warms our hearts and makes us even try harder. You were right - the rooms are recently renewed and last 100 rooms (out of 423) will be completely renewed in January-February 2015. After that our hotel will be the hotel with... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Not suprising at good or bad. There is nothing personal. Recommeded for sleeping one night, its boring hotel for more. Shopping centre is in basement and breakfast is okay. Hotel is in good condition and staff okay. Whole experience is just okay.

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AnuSoosaar, General Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Viru, responded to this review

Dear Antti O, thank You for Yours stay and for Your review! I'm glad to read that everything was okay, especially what comes to our staff. However, it makes me sad to be just okay, we try to be much more than that and so shows also the feedback. In June there is lots of people visiting Tallinn, it is... More 

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24 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Viru is the landmark in Tallinn. It was built just before 1980's olympics, and was a unique high rise building in soviet union. Today it is still very popular among turists as it is located in the very heart of Tallinn. Quality of hotel is good, and it is in joint location with Viru shopping center. Amigo night club, which... More 

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AnuSoosaar, General Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Viru, responded to this review

Dear Joel J, thank You so much for Your kind words and for Your stay, it was pleasure to have You as our guest! Our hotel was open already in 1972 as the first "skyscraper" in Tallinn. Well, in fact it is not so high (23 floors), but these times it was something really amazing. Nowadays the hotel is completely... More 

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Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Viru

Address: Viru Valjak 4, Tallinn 10111, Estonia
Location: Estonia > Harju County > Tallinn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Original Sokos Hotel Viru 4*
Number of rooms: 423
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Also Known As:
Sokos Hotel Tallinn
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#8 Spa Hotel in Tallinn
#17 Family Hotel in Tallinn
#23 Luxury Hotel in Tallinn

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