Viru Backpackers

Viru 5, Tallinn, Estonia, Distance from city centre: 1.2km
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Rating: 92%from 5 reviews

  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 96%Staff
  • 84%Security
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 100%Location
  • 96%Value for money
  • 84%Facilities
Viru Backpackers offers ten private rooms as a peaceful retreat from the tourist hustle. Perfect for relaxing after a long day of sightseeing, designed for those who prefer a chilled, stylish atmosphere and rather party outside.

Run by Tallinn Backpackers - voted No.1 Hostel in Estonia 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013 - so all activities, day trips and free pub crawls are offered to all of our guests!

The rooms themselves are recently renovated and offer a great view over the bustling Viru Street. From here all the best cafes, restaurants, bars, museums and galleries are a very short walk away, while the Town Hall Square is literally around the corner.

Our international staff has traveled around Europe and fell in love with Tallinn - therefore dedicated to show you the city and its insights, suggest where to go and share their tips on the best local places.

All rooms are furnished and the beds are prepared with linen and a towel. You will get your own set of keys to your room and the building allowing for 24 hour access. There is a common area where you can watch TV with with over 70 channels including English; French, German, Russian and of course Estonian broadcast and we also have a selection of DVDs. Free Wifi, one guest computer and laundry service is provided. For those who want to prepare their own food, we have a small but fully equipped kitchen. Breakfast is free of charge every morning whereas coffee and tea available all day..

Location Information
Town Hall Square
Night life district
Olde Hansa Restaurant
Viru Shopping Centre
Harbour
Train Station

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • Airport transfers
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Included
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Directions
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Our Backpackers is located on Viru street, the main street in town. So if you get lost you can always ask around. We are located on Viru 5, above the Salamander shoe shop. We have a sign hanging outside on the gate to the right of Salamander. Ring bell nr. 2, take the first door on your left and walk to the 3rd floor.

If you decide to take a cab (call +372 6669999 for the cheapest one), ask them to drop you off at the Hesburger at flower market, just in front of the Viru Gates (cars can�t go further).

From the Airport:
Take bus number 2 to the A.Laikmaa stop at the Viru shopping center and walk from there to the Old Town. You will see a small flower market: walk through the Viru Gates and you will end up in Viru street.

From the Bus Station:
Take bus 17 or 23 to Vabaduse V�ljak, the bus stop at a big square. Cross the parking lot and walk into Harju street. Turn at the tourist office to the right into Kuninga street, pass the Olde Hansa restaurant and you end up in Viru street.

From the Harbour:
Walk from the port in the direction of the Old Town: take a left into Mere street till the roundabout. Take a right there through the Viru Gates and you will end up in Viru street. Otherwise cross the street from the port to Uus street and on the end of that a right into Viru street.

Located Near

Viru Gates
Town Hall Square (Raekoja Plats)
In the middle of Tallinn's Old Town
Bars, restaurant and nightclubs are almost our neighbours
Close to both the medieval Olde Hansa restaurant and the McDonalds

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