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Merchant's House Hotel
Ranked #23 of 85 Hotels in Tallinn
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“Perfect location - large rooms - friendly stafff”
Reviewed 26 September 2009

Very nice staff, perfect location (as long as there is no party in the brewery opposite the hotel)

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled on business
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Yokohama, Japan
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Reviewed 25 September 2009

- located in centre of the old town
- hotel really clean
- good breakfast
- service is really great; speaks good english + generous & friendly people did a lot of help coordinating my Tallinn visit

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Reviewed 8 September 2009

We stayed at the Merchants House Hotel July 2009 for our trip in Estonia. This hotel/area was one the highlights of our Scandinavian vacation.

Positives: The location is so close to the central square in the old town that it takes 30 seconds to get there. The hotel room was very large for European standards, the bed was also large and comfortable, and there was a nice flat screen TV with tons of channels. There was also free wired Internet in the room, and the staff couldn't have been nicer. The room had a great air conditioning system, and the staff was friendly.

Negatives: None really, the breakfast was only OK. If you are staying in Tallinn, I recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled with family
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 1 September 2009

Stayed 3 nights at the Merchant House. Unbelievable location, but don'e expect to park anywhere near it. The taxi will drop you off on the outside of the square - and you will need to walk a bit. Its a street right off Town square, so its not far.
Had a room in the back courtyard on the second floor.
Smallish room, very odd placement of the TV, and a large bathroom. Overall pretty comfortable, check out the Ice Bar in the hotel.
The breakfast was OK - but after 3 days, pretty sick of beans,bacon and eggs. No variety, but much better than other places.
Staff is extremely helpful with tours, rental cars, and general info.
Not sure about the noise problems people have stated. Although we were in the courtyard, the Beer Haus and the street were dead at midnight, 1am

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2009

Location wise, it doesn't get any more central than Merchant's house hotel in beautiful Tallinn. However, this hotel bills itself as a 5-star, which it definitely is not. The rooms are MUCH smaller than they appear on the website and the "spa" is a tiny basement room consisting of a rowing machine, massage table, and small sauna. The room service menu is extremely limited and kitchen shuts down early, but service and breakfast are both very good. If you can get a good rate, it's a nice place to stay but don't let their website influence your expectations as it's not quite as good as the pictures make it out to be.

Warning - be sure to request a room at the back/facing the courtyards as the hotel is opposite a very busy/noisy brewery so front facing rooms are subjected to lots of street noise.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 August 2009

The Hotel has a perfect location with the main square right at the end of the street.

What makes this Hotel stand out for me is how friendly and helpful the staff were, always smiling and making you feel welcome.

The room itself was very comfortable with some wonderful furniture, clean and quiet.

In all a wonderful hotel that I would defiantly stay at again and recommend to anyone.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled as a couple
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Borders, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2009

Great hotel in a central Tallin location. Lots of help and advice from the friendly staff. Thoroughly enjoyed using the sauna room. It's a great place to be!

  • Stayed April 2009, travelled as a couple
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Property: Merchant's House Hotel
Address: Dunkri 4/6, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
Region: Estonia > Harju County > Tallinn
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Tallinn
#15 Business Hotel in Tallinn
#20 Luxury Hotel in Tallinn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Merchant's House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 37
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Steeped in local history, the Merchant’s House Hotel stands on a charming cobbled street just a few seconds walk from Tallinn’s beautiful and captivating Old Town Square. The Merchant’s House Hotel has 37 suites and rooms, which all vary in shape and design due to the flexibility and character provided by these 14th & 16th Century historical buildings. Each room in the property offers guests an exciting combination of mediaeval architecture and state-of-the art fixtures and fittings. ... more   less 
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