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Viru Backpackers

0.2 miles from Tallinn center
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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Viru 5, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

It feels like a hostel, but I get my own room with a private bathroom. Absolutely worth being a little more expensive than a standard dorm hostel. Think of it more like a cheap hotel, but with a hostel-like common room

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed in a private room here for two nights. Tallinn seems to draw a lot of stag parties and such, which is not what we were here for, and the hostel was mercifully free of loud, drunk idiots (can't say the same for some of the bars). We didn't have a lot of interaction with the...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived at 2 am. They were kind also in this late hour. The girl from reception explain me everything. In the morning there were prepared great pancakes with jam or nutella. I have really nice time there. It was good start of my long staying in Tallinn.

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Vaasa, Finland
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Best place to sleep in Tallinn for a cheap price, i recommand it even if we had some trouble with the heat that was too hot and that we couldn't change by ourselves or with the personnal of Viru Backpackers.

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Keila, Estonia
Reviewed January 3, 2017

We stayed at Viru Backpckers with a group of friends and it was absolutely perfect for us. Nice rooms, great location, friendly staff and lovely breakfast. The hostel had put a pair of earplugs on each bed in case it gets noisy, which was a very nice touch. I never had to use mine though as it was quiet enough...

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Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Very nice & helpful staff. Don't miss the delicious and fresh pancakes cooked by staff every morning. Excellent location in the old town, easy getting around. Bad soundproof, clearly hear people's talking and shouting out of the street In midnight. No elevator.

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Reviewed December 23, 2016

I felt very comfortable in this place. People are very nice, polite and helpful. Good price and excelent location. Almost every important places to visit are near to the hostel and you can go by foot. There are always advices for joy tours and how to reach the hostel and bus station. They are very worried about the guests `comfort....

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Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in a triple room. Spacious place, the beds are pretty terrible and if you have a room that faces on to the street or is right next to the common area it's very noisy. Decent breakfast. Bathrooms could be cleaner.

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Reviewed December 14, 2016

Super lovely and cheap (we paid 35 euros for 2 nights per person) place to stay just in the centre of the Old town! Our room was simple, clean and fresh with good pillows and blankets. Other guests and all of the workers were very friendly! Our room was next to the common room so it was a bit noisy...

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Reviewed December 5, 2016

Room is clean and size is enough. Location is the best. The service from the staff is great. She is very helpful. However, one thing to be more helpful is about the description of how to reach the hotel from sea port. It made me a difficult time to reach there. If there is any other way to manage this,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Viru Backpackers

Address: Viru 5, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
Location: Estonia > Harju County > Tallinn
Price Range: $30 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Viru Backpackers 1.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms next to common room are noisy at times but have better views”
 of 5 bubbles 88annig, Dec 14, 2016 | Read review
“the front rooms are not the quietest”
 of 5 bubbles L6026AEmarcosr, Jul 1, 2016 | Read review
“Perfect location, super clean, extremely helpful & friendly staff.”
 of 5 bubbles PrincessFebruary, Jun 25, 2016 | Read review
“hostel in old town”
 of 5 bubbles redroach, May 14, 2016 | Read review
“Bathroom is closer to the rooms 8 and 10”
 of 5 bubbles vikky_pim, Apr 26, 2016 | Read review
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