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Original Sokos Hotel Viru

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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Malmo, Sweden
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Classic sovjet hotell for foreigners but very nicely refurbished. Nice clean rooms and big breakfast. Attentive personel. Just outside the old city wall and Old Town. Walking distance to everything. Always the best taxis outside, Tullika Taxi. Very good family-rooms available.

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London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
5 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a family room for three friends, which was 2 single beds and a bunk bed. could have fit in one more! Kids shower gels in the bathroom were a nice extra. Loads of Finnish pensioners in the way at breakfast time, although there was plenty of tasty food. Live music in the basement music club on the Friday... More 

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

Dear homesicklessness, We sincerely hope that You stay with us when You return (not if:)). Thank You for the comments. We have the biggest variety of rooms in Tallinn from standard to suits, and everything in between from familyrooms to rooms with saunas, and I think everyone can find suitable. From October our cabaret-season begins again and this is what... More 

Nottingham United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Solos hotel is very good, we booked three rooms a superior room a family room and a single room. When we arrived the check in was efficient and triin upgraded the single room to a disabled room because my mum is disabled. Our room the superior room was ok but small with no storage. We are here for 7 days... More 

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

Dear Christine S, thank You for staying with us and for Your constructive feedback! I'm glad that after all You got the suitable rooms and I'm really sorry for the inconveniences. Sometimes it happens, but as You kindly mentioned, every problem should and will be solved as soon as possible. Seven days is quite long time to stay and to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice surprise, when we arrived after a boat trip from Helsinki to Tallinn in the morning, that the receptionist already gave us a room, though check-in time is usually 2 p.m. And it was a room on the 12th floor with a beautiful view over harbour and sea. Thank you!!! We stayed two nights and enjoyed it.... More 

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

Dear Peter S, It was heard-warming to read Your kind words, thank You! It was our pleasure to have You as our guest and always, when we have the possibility, we make the check-in as soon as possible. I hope this trip was just an appetizer for Your next trips to Tallinn? Here is much more to see and to... More 

Moscow
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights in this hotel together with my husband and little son. All of us are quite satisfied with this accommodation. Pro's: - location: it's 2 min walk to the historic Old city area and 10 min by taxi to the airport - room was ok - quite spacious, clean and comfortable - hotel staff was helpful and... More 

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

Dear Maria G, thank You for the kind feedback! It was our pleasure to have Your family staying with us! I'm sorry to say, that minibars should arrive any day now, there has been delay in delivery and therefore there was a letter in the table of the room in case one needs products from the minibar, instant delivery from... More 

Bombay, India
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137 reviews 137 reviews
22 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very well furnished and conveniently located Soviet-era hotel in downtown Tallinn, very to the Viru Gates which signify the entrance to the wonderful Tallinn Old Town. Breakfast is average though but the hotel is part of a large swanky shopping mall so no shortage of eating joints and shops in the vicinity.

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

Dear vakil75, we were honored to have You as our guest! Thank You for the friendly feedback! I really hope the time You spent in Tallinn was full of joy and interesting experiences! I believe there are still lot to see in Tallinn and in Estonia, and we really looking forward to see You again in our hotel. May be... More 

Vilnius, Lithuania
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119 reviews 119 reviews
69 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't see any particular reasons to stay in this hotel. If you want to spend ca. 100 eur per night there are better large hotels in this area, one just on other side of the street. The only advantages of this hotel is close location to old city and direct access to Viru Keskus shopping mall ( entrance from... More 

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

Dear Ekspertas, thank You for Your stay and for the feedback! We really appreciate Your honest opinion and kind words about our staff and views. I travel a lot myself and I know the feeling - there are always better options. The review about breakfast and room worries me the most, as we have the newest rooms in Tallinn (last... More 

Paris
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86 reviews 86 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is perfectly well located, at only walking distance from the old town, cafés and restaurants. The rooms are large, clean, comfortable and fully equiped: TV, free wifi, minibar, hair dryer, gown, skippers, safe, soap and shampoo dispensers... I stayed on the 18th floor and the view over the city was breathtaking! The breakfast buffet is served from 7... More 

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

Dear YannElo, Thank You for being our guest and for the kind words! Our hotel is like Eiffel-tower in Paris, if You allow me this comparison - lots of argues in the time it was built, best views over the city nowadays and the status as the landmark of the city. Except that we provide also accommodation :). We were... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This hotel is one of the tallest hotels in Tallinn, built by the Russians in 1972 so that they could spy on the population from the top floor. The hotel has 23 floors that the public can use, the 24th was for the KGB and when they left, they left all the equipment, well worth a visit, only 8 euros... More 

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

Dear photoman5, thank You for Your stay and most kind feedback! It was pleasure to read that our efforts to improvements in our services has been noticed. I hope to see You again in our hotel soon, Tallinn has still much to offer! Welcome back! Sincerely Yours Anu More 

Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My friend and I stayed here for a short overnight in Tallinn. We checked in easily on a Friday afternoon and checked out on Saturday. The hotel was within walking distance of the ferries coming from Helsinki and also very close to the old city. We walked everywhere. Additionally, we toured the KGB museum on the 23rd floor of the... More 

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

Dear LS, thank You for Yours stay and kind feedback! I hope to see You again in our hotel, in Tallinn and in Estonia - there is lot to see in our small country! Welcome back! Sincerely Yours Anu More 

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