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Hotel CRU

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#22 of 82 Hotels in Tallinn
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Lafayette, Louisiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would give the hotel 3,5 stars. It's not completely average but it could be better with some small details. Just like everyone else has said it's all about the LOCATION. Perfect in every way other than the sleep aspect. We had a suite which was on the prom's side - you can forget sleeping deeply as there is for...

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Anneli T, General Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Janina P, Thank you very much for your feedback, it is much appreciated! Hopefully we can change and work on some things that you pointed out, sadly, we can not do anything about the Viru street being the main street in Old Town of Tallinn. It will get more busy and more loud during the summer, so we really...

South Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

CRU hotel is quite a unique place. Its located in the centre of Old Town in Tallinn. Hotel is not very big, giving the staff enough time to make every visitor feel special(believe me, they do make you feel special) It has an amazing restaurant downstairs, with one of the best chefs in Estonia running the show. So if you...

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Anneli T, General Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Zaljak, Thank you so much for taking the time and giving us feedback. Yes, Cru truly is one of a kind and we try to do as much as we can to meet everyone’s needs. Thank you so much for choosing Cru in your travels to Tallinn, it was our pleasure to host you all! Hope to see you...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely, little boutique hotel right at the Viru gate, of the Old town. Location makes seeing everything around within comfortable walking distance, whilst room was also warm and clean. Staff were very polite and welcoming, and the restaurant topped it all off with exceptional dishes and an memorable, all-round dining experience.

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Anneli T, General Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Mr Patrick, Thank you for staying with us and appreciating our Old Town and the surroundings of the hotel. We try to do our best to keep it nice and clean, it is one of the oldest buildings on Viru street, so if we succeed in making our guest feel warm and welcome we are truly happy. It was...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The room was very large and clean (we had a king bed room with a sofa bed). Because of the age of the hotel there are odd angles and steps up and down even in the room. While this was charming and added to the experience the layouts may be harder for a person with less mobility. Breakfast was very...

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Anneli T, General Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear GreenMtnJourney We are so pleased to read that you have enjoyed your stay in Cru, and it truly makes us happy that you would recommend us to your friends. So glad you have liked our breakfast! Old Town of Tallinn is one unique place; it’s our pleasure to have Cru Hotel in a historical location like this. It warms...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I spent 3 nights and I had really wonderful stay in this hotel. This hotel is located at Viru street, the entrance of the Viru gate of the Old Town so it's very easy to reach. The staff there are very helpful and friendly. My room was warm and clean. And they make a very good breakfast too, don't miss...

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Anneli T, General Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Noel W, Thank you very much for this lovely and detailed review about your stay in our hotel! We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the kind words about the location, amenities and staff!. Did you know that our breakfast is made by the award-winning chefs of our restaurant which is also...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My husband and I stayed at the CRU on a weekend trip to Tallinn. I chose Hotel CRU based on the reviews at TripAdvisor, and I'm glad I did. We thoroughly enjoyed our two night stay at the hotel. I asked for a quiet room, as I read from the reviews that the rooms facing the street can be very...

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Anneli T, General Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear marjokay, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this beautiful and detailed review about your stay in our hotel! We are so glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your kind words about the amenities, decor and service! We apologise about the breakfast choice, but we try to keep everything seasonal...

Los Angeles
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Hotel CRU was once a 14th century merchant's house which explains why you might have to go up and down stairs to find your room. Because of the age of the building there is no elevator. I found all of this charming but it might not work for you. It is smack in the center of the Old Town and...

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Anneli T, General Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear jauchzet, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this detailed review about our hotel here on TripAdvisor! Unfortunately, our hotel is not accessible by taxi even when the renovations finish - our hotel is located at the very heart of the historic Old Town, so it is a pedestrian street. Thank you for all your kind...

Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Hotel located in the very center of Old Town so everything's within reach of the hand. The only disadvantage: if you need a taxi you need to walk for 200 m as Viru Street is just for pedestrians. Rooms are upstairs (no lift) so you need to lug your stuff. Rooms are not too big but sufficient. Bathroom was equipped...

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Anneli T, General Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Krzysztof N, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay in our hotel! Thank you for the kind words about the location and service! All of our 15 rooms have different decor and sizes, some more luxurious, some more practical. I apologise for the Wi-Fi, we have several routers and repeaters scattered around the...

Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We spend two nights in hotel Cru right after our wedding and it could not have been any more perfect. We asked for quiet room from top floor of the hotel and got exactly what we wanted. Double deluxe room was spacious enough and equipped with anything we needed for relaxing few days. The hotel had very nice atmosphere and...

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Anneli T, General Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Maija M, Thank you once again for a beautiful and detailed review! First of all - congratulations! Thank you for pointing out our atmosphere and friendly service! We try to keep the check-in procedures positive and informational at the same time. Indeed, our restaurant compliments the hotel, and the two are a perfect match! Best regards, Anneli Tammela

Reviewed 6 September 2016

Very nice and characteristics rooms well adapted to the very old house in middle of the medieval town. We appreciated the wonderful Breakfast Buffet with homemade bred, pancakes..... It's highly recommended to have dinner at the CRU's Restaurant as well, amazing food.

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Anneli T, General Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Harald S, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about us here on TripAdvisor! It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our hotel, amenities, atmosphere and food! Our homemade black bread is a big hit amongst our guests and definitely the star of the breakfast buffet. Thank you for the kind words about the...

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“If you appreciate peace and quiet at night, ask for a quiet room facing the inner courtyard.”
marjokay, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“High floor”
eatelicious, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stairs only with no lifts. Room 1 has the fewest.”
Sher71, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“With big suitcases go for a superior room. Ladies on shopping and/or partying definitey need a superior room!”
rouvar85, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the back will be quieter, if you are bothered by noise from the street.”
TanyaC158, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
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