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Viru Backpackers

Viru 5, Tallinn 10140 Estonia
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#5 of 224 Speciality lodging in Tallinn
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Dutch, Estonian
Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Laundry service
Shared lounge / TV area
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Non-smoking rooms
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prestidge65 wrote a review Sep 2019
Newbold, United Kingdom77 contributions6 helpful votes
pros- good breakfast included, quiet time from 11pm, shoes at door, good clean areas,large private room,staff speak English free wifi, near 2 supermarkets near tram from airport, cons-thin curtains, no bedroom furniture-clothes, small dining area when busy and lack of enough plates, small claustrophobic shower and toilet which are access through lounge area, 24hr street noise,
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Date of stay: September 2019
michellefisher2002 wrote a review Sep 2019
Coventry, United Kingdom396 contributions73 helpful votes
stayed in a private double with shared bath, good large room but no where to store clothes so they had to stay in suitcase which was very annoying, curtains we're to thin as the sun was very sunny at the front, very noisy all night from the street, people went after 4 am then the street cleaners started then at 7 the delivery lorries came, breakfast good if you can find enough plates mugs etc, going through the main lounge area to bathroom was inconvieniant, liked that yo had to take shoes off and they had slippers/flip flops but they do get dumped at the door and not put on shelves,
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Date of stay: September 2019
Ashleigh B wrote a review Aug 2019
139 contributions79 helpful votes
I had a nice roomy 2 person room (it was a bunk bed). The staff were kind and pleasant and helpful. The location is excellent for touring the city. The noise from the street can get loud at night- so bring earplugs. Also walls are really thin. Mattresses were hard and could have been much more comfortable. I thought having to take shoes off when entering was really weird- but this could just be customary in Estonia. Overall- it was fine. Not sure if I would stay again, but I'd recommend to anyone looking for a budget location that isn't a party hostel.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Derrick L wrote a review Jul 2019
7 contributions
Hostel was nice and clean with friendly staff. Good facilities. They do need some new black out curtains. Very close to all the bars and clubs. Very nice friendly people. There was alot to do and see. Would go back.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
brissycouple13 wrote a review May 2019
Brisbane, Australia99 contributions21 helpful votes
Great little hostel right in the centre of Tallinn . The free breakfast is an awesome start to the day . We had a private room with shower . Rooms are big . Noise does travel up from the street . But otherwise cheap great accommodation. The young girl on the desk yeshey was so helpful.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$31 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
EstoniaHarju CountyTallinn
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Frequently Asked Questions about Viru Backpackers
Which popular attractions are close to Viru Backpackers?
Nearby attractions include Tallinn Old Town (0.2 miles), Get Away Zone (0.07 miles), and Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood (0.08 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Viru Backpackers?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at Viru Backpackers?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Viru Backpackers?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rataskaevu16, Väike Rataskaevu 16, and La Prima Pizza Vanalinn.
Is Viru Backpackers located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the centre of Tallinn.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Viru Backpackers?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Russian, Dutch, and Estonian.
Are there any historical sites close to Viru Backpackers?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Toompea Hill (0.3 miles), Viewing Point Kohtuotsa (0.2 miles), and Kumu Art Museum (1.7 miles).