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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Small but really nice hostel. Central location, decent breakfast and overall a clean and neat place! What you want from a small hostel during a weekend stay. Me and my girlfriend had a double room and we cant complain about anything really!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location right in the centre even though this means that it is quite noisy. Amazing staff, very friendly and helpful. Fairly good breakfast (coffee, tea, different types of cereal and jam) and delicious home-made pancakes! Would be nice to have some vegetables too. Free coffee and tea throughout the stay. The shower could be cleaner. There was mold which... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do really like this hostel and visit it every year:)) Cozy, cute and very comfortable place to spend nice time in Vanalinn. Staff is very nice and friendly. Every morning tasty pancakes are cooked. Adore them! So, if you are looking for a good place to stay at Tallinn, I advice you Viru Backpackers:) Alena Shubina-Lis

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Corvara, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed 4 days in a private 3 bedrooms. big and clean room. bathrooms are ok. just the showers are separated by the wc. common area is cozy. relaxed vibe hostel. very friendly and helpful staff. grazie mille

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Barreiro, Portugal
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Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

I spent 5 nights in Tallin and I gladly chose Viru Backpackers. Gracee, Manuela and Vicky (alphabetical order) treated me like a King! Centrally located and with nice pancakes from breakfast, Viru is an obvious choice.

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Thank miguelgrh
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

The place was very satisfying. We stayed in the separate room with its shower and toilet and 3-guest bed. Location is cool - in the very center of Tallinn. Our windows faced the street so it might be a little noisy, but we are ok with this, moreover, it was cool to hear that shredder guitar player in the evenings... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 27, 2016

We stayed as a large group and loved it here, lots of communal space to hang out. Clean and simple rooms, comfy beds. Really great chatty and helpful staff. Great breakfast of cereal, pancakes and toast, staff make breakfast for you when you want to wake up. Walk out of the hostel right into the centre of Tallinn.

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Reviewed August 21, 2016

GOOD: location, room No.4 (3 adults) faces the inner yard so silent at night, big double bed, pleasant staff (even helped us with best restaurants in the neighborhood), free breakfast, spacious place, they even have some board games and socializing evenings. :) BAD: washing machine makes a horrible noise when working, other people might cause some noise when walking, slamming... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

We stayed there for two nights. It is really well located in the centre of Tallin. I must say that when entering the building I expected an old place (a bit more of lighting in the entrance to the building won't hurt) but it turned out to be a cozy and modern hostel. The two girls in reception were super... More 

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Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Great place for budget travellers, super friendly staff, nice and clean rooms. Well located at the old town. It's maybe sometimes more noisier from the old town street below, but it's totally acceptable.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Viru Backpackers

Address: Viru 5, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
Location: Estonia > Harju County > Tallinn
Price Range: $29 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Viru Backpackers 1*
Number of rooms: 6
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“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
“Back rooms away from street are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Roamingshoes, Jul 6, 2015 | Read review
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