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Viru 8, Tallinn 10140 Estonia
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#20 of 97 hotels in Tallinn
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Late Medieval architecture in one of the oldest houses in Tallinn together with first-class service and possibilities create a unique atmosphere which connects with the environment surrounding the hotel. When renovating the house we respected both the initial architecture and the strict national heritage protection requirements that ensure that both the location and design of the hotel rooms is as loyal to the original concept of the house as possible. In 1997 Tallinn Old Town was included in the UNESCO World Heritage list and that can be regarded as the highest international acknowledgement to any historic town! In addition to a usual lodging experience we offer you an exclusive luxurious boutique-type experience, deriving from the unique design of the hotel building and its medieval legacy. Since all the rooms are unique and different from each other, the visitors may choose the intimacy or luxury of their preferred environment. Our breakfast is made of self-made or farm-grown fresh high-quality ingredients that are not so easily, if at all, found in shops. Natural and fresh breakfast is a unique experience that lights up the whole day! On the lower storey of Hotel Cru you will find a cosy and highly regarded restaurant of the same name. Hotel guests enjoy 10% off all items on the restaurant menu. Dmitri Haljukov, the head chef of the restaurant Cru, represented Estonia in the chef olympics final Bocuse d'Or in Lyon 2015. CRU Hotel is a good choice for both - leisure and business trips!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bar / lounge
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Breakfast buffet
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Estonian, Finnish
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Kati U wrote a review Aug 2020
1 contribution
One night is definitely not enough! We loved everything🥰 The hotel is so unique and homy😇 The hostess, Anneli, is like a sunshine in every move she makes. You just feel welcome in this hotel👌Cru is a perfect full package offering a cosy room with a fantastic restaurant on site🥰
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Anneli Raba, General Manager at Hotel CRU
Responded Sep 25, 2020
Hello dear Kati U! Thank you very much for your kind words about the CRU Hotel and about me, also giving us 5 out of 5 points. Your kind words are truly appreciated. It is always our pleasure to have you as our guest and we are proud we meet your expectations. We are looking forward to welcome you to our property. Warm regards, Anneli Raba
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solemareh wrote a review Aug 2020
Rome157 contributions105 helpful votes
Perfect location in the heart of tallin old town. The hotel is really charming. Our room was fantastic, huge and made of wood. The bathroom was very nice and the shower was perfect! Breakfast was good.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
Elmiina wrote a review Jul 2020
Helsinki, Finland93 contributions51 helpful votes
I stayed here one night at July 2020 - I wish to stay more! + friendly staff + beautiful house and rooms + special athmosphere + top location at the main street of old town + quiet rooms + great breakfast I don't find now any minuses :)
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Date of stay: July 2020
1 Helpful vote
Response from Anneli Raba, General Manager at Hotel CRU
Responded Sep 25, 2020
Hello dear Elmiina! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and choosing the CRU Hotel for your stay in Tallinn. We are always glad to hear great feedback from happy guests such as you! Your comments will be shared with our hotel team so we can continue to deliver pleasant experiences! Waiting forward to see you at Cru Hotel soon! Best regards, Anneli Raba
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Joyce B wrote a review Feb 2020
14 contributions21 helpful votes
Lovely hotel. Great location. Spacious, clean rooms. Breakfast was fabulous. Staff very helpful and pleasant. Couldn't fault it. Missed the home comfort of tea making in rooms, but it was wasn't much of a loss because everything else so good.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Room Tip: There is no lift so if needed ask for 1st floor to avoid more stairs
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1 Helpful vote
Response from AnneliRaba, General Manager at Hotel CRU
Responded Mar 10, 2020
Hello dear Joyce B! Thank you very much for staying at the CRU Hotel and for taking your time to provide us with your nice feedback. Also we would like to thank you for your compliments about our location, nice room, our excellent breakfast and our efficient staff. I am so happy that all were to your liking. Thank you for pointing out our weaknesses and spots where there is still some work to do! I will look into that! If you ever plan on revisiting our hotel, don't hesitate to contact us directly at cruhotel@cruhotel.eu Warm regards,
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RobynZ965 wrote a review Jan 2020
Albion Park, Australia52 contributions44 helpful votes
The rooms were cosy and have lot of old world charm. Bed was so comfortable especially after the long journey from Australia. Breakfast was very generous and included hot food, cold meats and salad, bread, cereal and fruit. Tea was lovely and hot. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Great location in the old city and easy walk to everything. Good rates.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
2 Helpful votes
Response from AnneliRaba, General Manager at Hotel CRU
Responded Jan 20, 2020
Hello dear RobynX965! Thank you for taking the time to tell the TripAdvisor community about your stay. I am delighted to read you enjoyed our well-situated location, as well as our friendly and helpful staff exceeded your expectations. I am glad to see you enjoyed our refreshing morning breakfast and I hope to welcome you back on your next visit. Warm regards, Anneli Raba
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel CRU
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel CRU?
Nearby attractions include Tallinn Old Town (0.2 miles), Get Away Zone (0.06 miles), and Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood (0.07 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel CRU?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel CRU?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel CRU?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel CRU?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rataskaevu16, La Prima Pizza Vanalinn, and Väike Rataskaevu 16.
Is Hotel CRU located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Tallinn.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel CRU?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel CRU?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Russian, Finnish, and Estonian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel CRU?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Toompea Hill (0.3 miles), Viewing Point Kohtuotsa (0.2 miles), and Kumu Art Museum (1.7 miles).