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Grand Hotel Viljandi
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Viljandi
Redditch, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“A great Hotel”
Reviewed 30 June 2013

We stayed for one night whilst on a motorcycle tour..
The hotel was easy to find .
The staff were extremely helpfull.
The quality of the rooms and hotel was superb and certainly lived up to the "Grand Hotel" title.
We were provided with private parking at the rear of the hotel which was covered by CCTV.
Plenty or restaurants locally at excellent prices if you choose not to eat in the hotel.
The ruins of the castle are a 10 minute walk away and well worth a visit.

In summary. Highly recommended accomodation at a very reasonable price.

Room Tip: All of the rooms we booked (6) were found to be excellent.
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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Jersey
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Reviewed 29 June 2013

We arrived in Tallinn by ferry and made the short-ish trip down to stay the night here as Tallinn seems to have a reputation for Stag parties and some unsavoury local practices in exploiting same.
The staff were helpful and friendly. Rooms were clean and well appointed, and the location of the hotel is such that a very pleasant walk to the ruins of the nearby castle/convent, can be made easily. The whole town seems pleasant and quiet, and an evening stroll or ramble seems a safe and pleasant affair.
Wi-fi signal was good, (something that people seem to very pre-occupied with these days), and the breakfast was fine.
I did not try the hotel restaurant as we went out into the town to eat.
Parking is easy as someone else has said.
The morning fruit juice did not seem overly watery to me, (as someone else has said).
I would recommend this a a place to stay to any of my friends that had cause to visit Viljandi.

Room Tip: The higher your room, the less likely you are to hear noise from the street, if there is any.
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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Odense, Denmark
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 3 December 2012

If you're staying in Viljandi, this is the hotel to sleep at. The rooms are avarage to large in size, and are comfortable. The building is old, but seems in good shape. The breakfest and and lunch is also decent.
Without being exclusive, the hotel is definately worth staying at.

Stayed May 2012, travelled on business
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Enfield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2012

We picked the Grand after looking at other Trip Adviser reviews. We stayed one night on a Friday on our way from the western islands to Tartu. The Hotel is in an imposing 1930s building and initial impressions were good. Our third floor room was at the back of the building and was spacious and clean, with a good sized bathroom. The twin beds were too soft for our liking and not very supportive. There is no air conditioning. In the day time the room was very quiet, but later a nearby nightclub played loud music until the early hours of the morning. Closing the windows did not help as the base rhythm went straight through the building. Not a restful night's sleep! Breakfast was OK, the fruit juices are watery; there is the usual selection of hot and cold foods. The fruit and nuts for cereals had been left uncovered from the night before <shudder>. There was excellent fresh bread and yogurts, however, and the Reception staff made us a decent latte. Waitressesing was a bit offhand.

Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
151 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2012

The Grand Hotel is not in a pretty building and can be a little tricky being found because of the one way streets. But hey, that's part of the challenge of travelling!
Once you step inside, the hotel is well presented and the lobby spacious. The reception staff were friendly and efficient. The room was well presented, clean and comfortable. In fact, I couldn't really fault the room, given the very reasonable price we paid.
There is a secure hotel carpark at the rear, as well as a paid car park in the front (which is free from 1600-0900). The hotel is beside a casino. Beside the car park out the front, are some shops and an interesting water feature and the remains of the city medieval wall, and a fairly decent cafe/bar.
The hotel is excellent value but was let down by a very poor breakfast presentation, otherwise I would have given the hotel an 'excellent'.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with friends
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2012

You can't beat the location in the center of this beautiful town in southern Estonia. Although I stayed just one night in the middle of winter, I had great service from the front desk. The room was average size, but decorated modestly in art deco style to match the hotel decor from the inside. If you like art deco you will like the subtle details of this original building. Good parking across the street as well. Breakfast was a modest buffet and came with the room. The bathroom was good size and the bed was comfortable. A small TV won't distract you much from getting out and exploring a nice town with a great ruins of the castle walking distance away. Booked online directly with the hotel the same day!

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
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Vaasa, Finland
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2011

I like this hotel. It is in the middle of the nice and cool city. Very nice sightseeing also near the hotel. Example: shopping centre, statues and the famous Viljandi wrestling hall.

Room Tip: Tell them that you are wrestling fan, because the wrestling is the main sport in the city.
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  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Grand Hotel Viljandi
Address: Tartu 29, Viljandi 71004, Estonia
Region: Estonia > Viljandi County > Viljandi
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Viljandi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Viljandi 4*
Number of rooms: 49
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