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Tampere, Finland
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for four nights. The hotel was somewhat dodgy, but for 45€ a night we were happy. The room was quite warm and they wouldn't clean it unless you left the key to the hotel. We didn't know that, but we were able to change our room as it hadn't been cleaned. The breakfast was poor,... More 

Thank Salla K
Ra'anana, Israel
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50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The hotel/motel is located 10 minutes by car from Old Town. The room was large with modern tv and an in-room sauna which was cool. However the motel is spooky. We heard the people above us, the configuration of the room was weird as had to unlock 2 doors to enter. Looks like the space was reconfigured unnaturally. Wifi did... More 

2 Thank steve v
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

While the room for two for one night was cheap, I expected a bit more. 1. the room was hot, and the only way to get it a bit cooler was to keep the window open. 2. while the bathroom was huge, and there was a big hot tub, the smell of mold was overpowering and made the place feel... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We stayed in Hotel Starest for a few days in December. The hotel is 5 - 10 minutes away from the centre by taxi which is 5-7 Euros in the day time and 10-15 Euros after midnight. We didn't get the bus as we are unfamiliar with Estonia and relied on taxi and friends to transport us from the hotel... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I had a very bad experience living in this hotel. 1.too far from the city center. 2. walls are damm thin and that day the neighbour's tv was playing whole night keept me awake. 3. the breakfast was limited with the variety. 4. The staff was not fluent in Russian/English. Would not reconsider it in future.

5 Thank kiosk123
Tallinn, Estonia
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83 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Starest recently on a business trip to Tartu. I must say at the outset that it is fantastic value for money. The rooms are clean and reasonably well equipped. The free wifi worked well and the bathroom was spotless, with plentiful hot water. We carry our own travel kettle and cups - needed... More 

1 Thank Ced H
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Very happy having stayed with my family at this hotel for 2 nights. This hotel is just some minutes away by bus from the city center (busses run every 5-10-15min, depending on the time of the day and are cheap --> 24hrs ticket 2,50EUR) and even less from a lovely little beach by the lake (water always warm in summers.... More 

2 Thank travellerine
Riga, Latvia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Simple, good, clean...only breakfast was quite poor, but everything else - great. Ofcourse its not for those VIP customers, but for me - it was just great stay in Tartu. And the price were more than suitable.

Thank frameslift
Tallinn, Estonia
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Stayed there 2 nights in July´13 when exploring Tartu and the surroundings. Rooms are very simple but you have all the basic thing that you need for an overnight stay. Rooms are in average size, beds and shower are ok. Breakfast was poor but you could use the kitchen and make your own coffee and sandwiches. Free wifi, free parking.... More 

Thank Piret E
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I had to travel to Tartu unexpectedly and needed a cheap and nice hotel quickly. I remembered someone once suggested hotel Starest and when I had a look online, I saw that the prices were more than suitable and hoped that the service would be ok for that price For my surprise it was really great! The staff were really... More 

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Additional Information about Starest

Address: Moisavahe 21, Tartu 50707, Estonia
Location: Estonia > Tartu County > Tartu
Price Range: $36 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Starest 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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