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8 Best Places to Stay in Tallinn, Estonia

Heading to Tallinn soon and don’t know where to stay? Don’t worry we have got you covered. Below you will find a list of the best hostels and hotels in Tallinn. No matter your travel style.

So without further ado here are the best places to stay in Tallinn, Estonia.

Best Budget Places to Stay in Tallinn

Red Emperor Hostel

Price: Dorms from $12 and privates from $26

Located in Tallinn’s beautiful Old Town and 500 m from the Town Hall Square, Red Emperor Hostel offers accommodation with free Wi-Fi and 24-hour front desk. Free luggage storage is available. The rooms at Red Emperor are colourful and feature wooden furniture and views of the city. Shared bathroom facilities are in the corridor. The hostel comes with a common lounge, guest computers, a shared kitchen bar with draught beers and giant Jenga game, pool table and other entertainment.

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Red Emperor Hostel in Tallinn, Estonia

Viru Backpackers Hostel

Price: Privates from $23

Viru Backpackers Hostel is a small, friendly place on the main street of Tallinn’s old town, just around the corner from the Town Hall, offering cheap private accommodation with an international atmosphere. The prime location means it’s easy to reach all of the cultural hot spots like the Town Hall Square and the famous Olde Hansa Restaurant. Tallinn’s most popular bar district is also just around the corner, providing a fabulous nightlife and making the location very safe at the same time. The Viru Backpackers Hostel provides quiet, clean and spacious rooms and informal surroundings.

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Viru Backpackers Hostel in Tallinn Estonia

Best Mid Range Places to Stay in Tallinn

Hotel Old Town Maestro’s

Price: Privates from $51

The elegant Hotel Old Town Maestro’s is housed in a 15th-century building right in the heart of Tallinn’s Old Town. It offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi and a seating area. All rooms at the Hotel Old Town Maestro’s are classically furnished and decorated with warm colors. Each comes with satellite TV, a minibar and a safe. All have a bathroom with a hairdryer. A varied buffet breakfast is served every day in the dining room. Guests can relax with a drink at the 24-hour lobby bar. Front desk staff is available 24 hours a day and can assist with luggage storage and car rental service.

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Hotel Old Town Maestro's in Tallinn Estonia

Hotel St. Barbara

Price: Privates from $61

Behind historic limestone walls, Hotel St. Barbara is only a 5-minute walk from Tallinn’s Old Town. It features a German restaurant, free Wi-Fi and secure parking. All rooms at the St.Barbara Hotel feature high ceilings and large windows. They all have cable TV, a minibar, and a bathroom with hairdryer and floor heating. At the Baieri Kelder restaurant, guests can enjoy traditional German dishes and beers, as well as a rich breakfast buffet.

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Hotel St. Barbara in Tallinn Estonia

Oru Hotel

Price: Privates from $50

The 3-star Oru Hotell is located in Tallinn, 600 m from the Baltic Sea. It offers elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. All rooms at the Oru are decorated with wooden furniture and warm, sandy colours. Each comes with a modern bathroom with a shower. Some feature a seating area and an electric kettle. Front desk staff is available 24 hours a day and can assist with luggage storage or arrange car rental service. There is an on-site hair salon available.

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Oru Hotel in Tallinn Estonia

Best Luxurious Places to Stay in Tallinn

Swissotel Tallinn

Price: Privates from $124

Swissôtel Tallinn is a luxurious hotel in Tallinn’s centre, a 10-minute drive from the airport. It offers air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen cable TVs and free WiFi. Located in Tallinn’s tallest building, Swissôtel’s rooms feature a modern décor and a safety deposit box. Most offer a view of the hotel’s surroundings, such as the Medieval Old Town and the Gulf of Finland.

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Swissotel in Tallinn Estonia

The Three Sisters Boutique Hotel

Price: Privates from $140

In Tallinn’s Old Town, The Three Sisters Boutique Hotel has luxury accommodations in a beautiful 14th-century building. All rooms have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Each room of The Three Sisters Boutique Hotel feature individual design combining modern style with a historic backdrop. All have elegant furnishings and hardwood floors giving each room a unique atmosphere.

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The Three Sisters Boutique Hotel in Tallinn Estonia

Hotel Telegraaf

Price: Privates from $135

Only 70 m from Tallinn’s Town Hall Square, this luxurious 5-star hotel is housed in a historic building dating from 1878. It offers free WiFi and features an indoor pool, a hot tub and the exclusive Elemis spa. Each room at the Telegraaf is air conditioned and features a flat-screen satellite TV and a bathroom with bathrobes and slippers.

The exclusive à la carte Restaurant Tchaikovsky serves Russian and French cuisine. Due to its popularity, it is advisable to make reservations in advance. The lobby bar offers a wide selection of wines, cocktails, and other drinks. Telegraaf Hotel also provides a 24-hour room service.

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Telegraaf Hotel in Tallinn Estonia

All images were sourced from the hostel website or This list is based on our personal experiences and/or reviews online. If you own a hotel or hostel in Tallinn that you would like to add to this list, email us at contact(at)roadaffair(dot)com with the subject: Best Places to Stay in Tallinn, Estonia.

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Ben is a professional web designer and the man behind the scenes of Road Affair. He has been traveling around the world with his partner in crime, Jazzy, since 2012.

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