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Vaasa, Finland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Best place to sleep in Tallinn for a cheap price, i recommand it even if we had some trouble with the heat that was too hot and that we couldn't change by ourselves or with the personnal of Viru Backpackers.

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Keila, Estonia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Viru Backpckers with a group of friends and it was absolutely perfect for us. Nice rooms, great location, friendly staff and lovely breakfast. The hostel had put a pair of earplugs on each bed in case it gets noisy, which was a very nice touch. I never had to use mine though as it was quiet enough...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice & helpful staff. Don't miss the delicious and fresh pancakes cooked by staff every morning. Excellent location in the old town, easy getting around. Bad soundproof, clearly hear people's talking and shouting out of the street In midnight. No elevator.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I felt very comfortable in this place. People are very nice, polite and helpful. Good price and excelent location. Almost every important places to visit are near to the hostel and you can go by foot. There are always advices for joy tours and how to reach the hostel and bus station. They are very worried about the guests `comfort....

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in a triple room. Spacious place, the beds are pretty terrible and if you have a room that faces on to the street or is right next to the common area it's very noisy. Decent breakfast. Bathrooms could be cleaner.

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Super lovely and cheap (we paid 35 euros for 2 nights per person) place to stay just in the centre of the Old town! Our room was simple, clean and fresh with good pillows and blankets. Other guests and all of the workers were very friendly! Our room was next to the common room so it was a bit noisy...

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Room is clean and size is enough. Location is the best. The service from the staff is great. She is very helpful. However, one thing to be more helpful is about the description of how to reach the hotel from sea port. It made me a difficult time to reach there. If there is any other way to manage this,...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

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 12 November 2016 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...

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

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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Additional Information about Viru Backpackers

Address: Viru 5, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
Region: Estonia > Harju County > Tallinn
Price Range: €26 - €51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Viru Backpackers 1*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Rooms next to common room are noisy at times but have better views”
 of 5 bubbles 88annig, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“the front rooms are not the quietest”
 of 5 bubbles L6026AEmarcosr, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Perfect location, super clean, extremely helpful & friendly staff.”
 of 5 bubbles PrincessFebruary, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“hostel in old town”
 of 5 bubbles redroach, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“Bathroom is closer to the rooms 8 and 10”
 of 5 bubbles vikky_pim, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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