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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by, mainly because this hotel is a major pick-up point for many tour busses and a top tram stop. The hotel has been remodeled, and today is a very nice hotel. In the '50's...I bet Boris was listening to all our conversations. LOL. On the top floor you can see some of the SPY equipment used during that... More 

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

Dear Sterling_USA, thank you for your stay and the inspiriting feedback! Boris was listening in 1970-80ties, but no worries today - he has left the house long time ago and we had the chance to renovate it completely. Nowadays we still are the legendary landmark and the hotel with the largest variety of rooms, the KGB Museum, cabaret-shows and nightclub... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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39 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sokos hotel Viru continues to the basic Sokos Hotel companys line. Viru hotel is very clean and tidy. Staff is helpfull and its always easy to go to the Reception. Viru hotel is one of most famous landmarks of Tallinn and many of Finnish people do stay here cause they can speak their own language at Sokos hotel and its... More 

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

Dear Rokoro, thank you so much for your stay and the kind words! We have 4 "local languages" in use in our hotel: Estonian, English, Russian and Finnish. The main language, as in most of tourist centers, is English, but all our guests are warmly welcomed! Great views start already from the 7th floor and all the rooms has been... More 

Oulu, Finland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here first time. Staff was very friendly and nice. We got room with great room. Hotels location is awesome just a corner to old town. View from 22nd floor room was awesome. Recommend to pay extra money to get there. Breakfast was ok, maybe little bit too crowded. We'll come again, for sure.

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

Dear Kurre79, thank you for your stay and for the kind words - I've delivered all to our staff and that kind of feedback makes us even try harder. And for sure - we are expecting you again with warm hearts and ready to offer you the best moments in Tallinn! Sincerely yours Anu More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for a four nights. Overall the place is nice and in a very good location. Just next to the old town as well as a shopping center, not to mention the KGB museum on the top floor. The room was clean and spacious and the breakfast was also good. The only disadvantages that I can... More 

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

Dear Farshad N, thank you for the kind words and for the stay! The windows can't be opened because of the security reasons, and we react to every comment. The air conditioning has been checked daily by our rooms service and fixed if the comment comes from them or from our guest. Your feedback about the connectivity has been delivered... More 

Stockholm, Sverige
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a short visit to Tallinn just for fun and wanted to stay at Viru, because of location, Virukeskus etc etc. This stay was superb. All went wery smoohly at check in. We got a nice room at 18th floor. Room had acceptable a/c. Breakfast a way over some Sokos hotels in Finland (Presidentti, Puijonsarvi). Can recommend. One minus... More 

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

Dear Tommy1000000, Thank you for your stay and the kind words! It was unacceptable not to make a bed for you and I surely made a notification about it to our reception. The sofa itself can be opened to a bed form, but it should be done by our staff and making a bed means sheets etc, so I apology... More 

Akaa, Finland
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Viru hotel with my husband in July 2016 for one night. Our room was located on the 13th floor and the view was amazing from there. Service was great and every member of staff greeted and smile. In my opinion the beds were extra comfortable and I also liked the fact that they gave us several different sized pillows.... More 

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EvelinOrg, Director of Sales at Original Sokos Hotel Viru, responded to this review

Dear Katja, Thank you very much that you chose on your visit to Tallinn the Original Sokos Hotel Viru and we were able to convince completely with our services. This compliment I give gladly to my team on. July can be rather busy time for us, but we have just upgraded our breakfast and it was nice to see, that... More 

Kuopio, Finland
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have used Sokos Hotels before a lot and they never fail, although they may not be the most "adventurous" choice. Good service, good beds with couple of pillows to choose from and excellent breakfast. Can you ask for more? Didn't take the KGB museum tour this time, but from what I've heard, you should.

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EvelinOrg, Director of Sales at Original Sokos Hotel Viru, responded to this review

Dear terolah, Thank you very much for choosing our hotel in Tallinn and for your positive feedback and honest words which is a big motivation for us. It is great for us to hear that we totally met your expectations during your visit and that you went back home with great memories and that we have even changed your doubts... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely time in Estonia and the hotel was perfect for us being close to everything. Our room also had a fantastic view. A very busy hotel but never bothered with any noise. Would definitely return.

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EvelinOrg, Director of Sales at Original Sokos Hotel Viru, responded to this review

Dear Marie, Thank you very much for choosing Original Sokos Hotel Viru for your stay in Tallinn and for your positive feedback, which are a big motivation for all of our entire team. It is great for us to hear that we totally met your expectations and that you went back home with positive memories. In July our hotel is... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A rarely say this but now I have to: Viru was perfect for us! A family of 4 went there just fir 1 night after a ferry ride from Finland and it was just what we needed. A great location by the mall and old city. At the reception we were greeted nicely in finnish and although a lot of... More 

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Thank Katja P
EvelinOrg, Director of Sales at Original Sokos Hotel Viru, responded to this review

Dear Katja P, Thank you for taking the time to write such an superb review following your recent stay at Original Sokos Hotel Viru with your family. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please rest assured that we have passed on your kind compliments to the entire team who are equally happy to hear... More 

Fairfax VA
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113 reviews
85 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived at the hotel at 1pm and my room wasn't ready - not an issue since checkin time isn't until 4pm (I think), and I was planning to go out to explore. So I dropped my bags, and headed out. When I got back, not only had I been upgraded to a room on the top floor (with an... More 

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Thank JeremyInFairfax
EvelinOrg, Director of Sales at Original Sokos Hotel Viru, responded to this review

Dear JeremyInFairfax, Thank you for your wonderful review, which I have shared with our staff. So great that you enjoyed the view and our museum! We have upgraded also our breakfast, so it was supernice that you mentioned it. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, Evelin More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you haven’t been in the legendary Viru Hotel, you haven’t seen all of Tallinn. The first skyscraper and prominent landmark in Estonia offers breathtaking views of Tallinn Bay and Tallinn’s UNESCO protected medieval Old Town. The hotel has the widest range of room types, restaurants, entertainment facilities, relaxation services and the “must see” KGB museum all under the same roof. Original Sokos Hotel Viru provides direct access to the Viru Centre shopping mall and is close to theatres and popular cultural centres. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Viru

Address: Viru vaeljak 4, Tallinn 10111, Estonia
Location: Estonia > Harju County > Tallinn
Price Range: $99 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Original Sokos Hotel Viru 4*
Number of rooms: 423
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Also Known As:
Sokos Hotel Tallinn
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Tallinn
#19 Family Hotel in Tallinn
#23 Luxury Hotel in Tallinn
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