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Tallink City Hotel
Ranked #33 of 86 Hotels in Tallinn
Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

We have just spent 2 nights and days in Tallinn and wished we had planned a longer stay here. The staff were extremely friendly, check in a breeze, with a children's entertainment corner in the foyer which was great. The Tallink City Hotel is excellent for our famy of 5. Large famy room. Fold out bed slept our 3 children comfortably which means we did not bother to make up the roll away that was also provided. Pull out bed was great design that did not have baracrois middle (like mist sofa beds in Australia). Comfortable, cheery, 10 min walk to old town (magic this time of year). It was literally like walking back in time. Modern on one side then transported to medieval times. For an affordable nice and roomy hotel room I recommend the Tallink
city Hotel. Also we are leaving early tomorrow morning so the lady at reception organized breakfast boxes to go! Great service!!

Stayed: January 2014
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Siim O, Front Office Manager at Tallink City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2014

G'day HoHo,

We are thankful for your accomodation choice and very pleased that you enjoyed your stay here!
FYI - I just saved your comment, incase we need a "show-comment" in our family-package description.

Greetings from snowy Tallinn,
Siim Ojaver
FOM

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Reviewed 9 December 2013

From outside the hotel looks new modern glass covered building. Upon arrival and check-in the staff was friendly and efficient. Elevators were quite located interestingly far from reception and no security lock, so anyone can ride to any floor.
The corridor leading to my room and especially the room doors created this deja-vu to ferries. Room was small twin. Bed good and comfortable. Room consisted small electronic safe and minibar. Room was clean, except several long hairs, I guess cleaners. There is no amenities in the bathroom, as they are not needed. Shower has own gel dispenser and soap dispenser by the sink.
Bar and hotel was full of drunken Finns, who are basically harmless, if you keep eye on them and you are not left under falling drunken Finn.
Breakfast was normal buffet. Hotel was very full, so was breakfast room. Staff did their best to clean tables and refilling breakfast components. Maybe large audience kept the food fresh.
Hotel is centrally located.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled on business
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Thank mWrite
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Siim O, Front Office Manager at Tallink City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2014

Dear guest,

Thank You for your stay and a humorous comment, left here in Tripadvisor.
You have described a few minor shortcomings regarding Tallink City Hotel - please take under consideration, that the building itself is from the year 1974 and unfortunately it was not possible to implement all modern day building technologies, during the renevation, made in 2004.
It is always assuring, when a guest comment starts with the words "frindly" and "efficient" - it shows that we are on the right track!
And last but not least - I promise that in City Hotel, no falling Finn has, or never will cause any harm to no-one, but maybe himself!

BR.,
Siim Ojaver
FOM

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Reviewed 26 November 2013

The hotel filled all expectations for the purpose as a meeting and conference facility.
Rooms were spacious,clean and tastefully decorated in calm Scandinavian style, but the corridors could need a "face lift".
The beds were really comfortable and nice.
Unfortunately the service level was not very high and the staff did not feel very friendly or welcoming.
The pre-ordered food in the restaurant was not of very high quality, but i recon the food served from the a la carte menu is of much higher standard.
Location is spot on in the heart of the city.
Nice atmosphere in the lounge bar in the evening.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled on business
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Thank Daniela0105
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Siim O, Front Office Manager at Tallink City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2014

Dear Daniela,

We are most delighted to read, that Tallink City Hotel met all your expectations.
It is our pleasure to welcome you here again!
Siim Ojaver
FOM
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

The location of hotel was very good, it was next to Viru-centrum. The distance from harbour is short, but easier to go by taxi. The rooms were big and clean. This hotel is cost-effective choice for tourists. We will come back there again!

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
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Siim O, Front Office Manager at Tallink City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2013

Dear Tanja-Nelli,

It is always very pleasent to get feedback like yours.
It will definetly be pleasing to accomodate you again, here in Tallink City Hotel, soon!
Greetings,
Siim Ojaver
FOM
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Reviewed 5 November 2013

The good thing in this hotel is that you actually do not feel leaving the older Tallink cruise ships when entering your room. Lousy rooms and even lousier breakfast. This hotel is actually really good for booze tourists.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Siim O, Front Office Manager at Tallink City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2013

Dear Mikko,

Thank you for your stay and feedback about Tallink City Hotel.
We are sorry, that your experience here, was not entirely positive - unfortunately you don´t specify what exactly went wrong or was disturbing you? Please let me know - cityhotel@tallink.ee
Greetings,
Siim Ojaver
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

It's not the place for romantic vacations or honeymoon but it's a fair e safe choice for any other kind of trip. Rooms are clean, large and quite. Staff is friendly and helpful. Breakfast is good. It's well located and at a walking distance to old town.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled on business
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Siim O, Front Office Manager at Tallink City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2013

Dear Boginia,
We are grateful for your accomodation and opinion above, but please allow me to clearify that we also have suits and royal suits available. My honest opinion is that these rooms, with a 10th floor view, are just suitable for a romantic getaway ;)
B.R
Siim Ojaver
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

This is a very centrally located hotel in Tallinn owned/managed by the big(gest?) shipping company of Helsinki -Tallinn route, Tallink. Thereby it's customers seemed to be up to 90+ per cent of my countrymen, Finns, having a leisure trip to Tallinn.
A large hotel, clean, service and breakfast OK. Nothing very personal in the hotel, nothing to complain either.
A large shopping mall across the street. Old Town of Tallinn just a stone throw away.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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Siim O, Front Office Manager at Tallink City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2013

Dear Pekka,
Thank you for choosing Tallink City Hotel.
I am glad we met your expectations.
Welcome back!
Siim Ojaver
FOM
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Address: A. Laikmaa 5, Tallinn 10145, Estonia
Region: Estonia > Harju County > Tallinn
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#26 Luxury Hotel in Tallinn
Price Range: £67 - £138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tallink City Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 332
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tallink City Hotel is located in the heart of Tallinn and is the perfect place to stay for business travelers and city tourists. Our beautiful rooms offer all the comforts you would expect and our helpful staff do their best to make your stay memorable. In addition you can treat yourself at our beauty center Hera, wake yourself up in the morning sauna and enjoy great flavors at restaurant Sume. On Fridays and Saturdays you can show off your dance moves at our own nightclub Cellar. ... more   less 
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