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“good value for no money” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hostel Pepleri

Hostel Pepleri
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Hostel Pepleri
Ranked #14 of 22 Specialty Lodging in Tartu
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“good value for no money”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2011

I stayed in a regular room for two nights and was very satisfied. The room cost 20 EUR/night but was more like a small apartment really with an en suite shower room, kitchen area, desk, TV and ample storage space. The only thing missing was wi-fi for my iPad. But if you have a regular laptop they're happy to provide you with a cable. Anyways, free wi-fi is easy to find in downtown restaurants and cafeterias. Service was also very friendly. When I had to leave a day earlier than planned (and paid for), a friendly administrator readily reimbursed for the last night. All in all, a very good experience.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2008

As my girlfriend had studied at the University of Tartu, we were keen to stay in one of the student dorms when we were there. In the event, I was able to snag the suite in the Pepleri dorm, which was fantastic value.

The suite consists of a living room, with a fridge, microwave, hot plate, TV and stereo, a separate bedroom, a sauna and a bathroom. Breakfast isn't included, but with cooking facilities it's quite possible to self-cater. We took the even easier route of buying what we wanted each day at the supermarket.

As hostels, or even student dorms, go, this was a remarkably well-appointed place, and the level of security was great as well. Even though the front desk wasn't always attended, it would have taken a lot of effort for anyone to get into any rooms without being meant to do so.

The major drawback, though, was the location. Pepleri is handy to the train station (a great benefit when we arrived in pouring rain), but a fair distance from the main sights of Tartu, and also from the bus station from which we left.. Still, Tartu isn't a big city by any means once you're in the centre, and needing to walk a bit every day isn't a major issue.

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  • Stayed July 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
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Property: Hostel Pepleri
Address: Pepleri 14, Tartu 51003, Estonia
Location: Estonia > Tartu County > Tartu
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Ranked #14 of 22 Specialty Lodging in Tartu
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Number of rooms: 18

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