Meriton Old Town Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tallinn
... the bus and booking a hotel. And for our evening festivities we created an ad hoc pub crawl, hitting three completely different bars: (1) a Depeche Mode bar where every drink was named after a DM song and the decor was all DM posters and a DVD of DM shows played (2) a medieval bar that served, among other things, elk soup. I bought the round at this place and the woman who runs it decided that since I was so nice, I get to try the really strong Schnapps. ...
... br style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17); font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;"># of New beers: 71
# of times we did laundry: 4
#of languages we know how to say Butterfly in: 20
# of holes Amber's sneakers: ...
... late to meet our guide, Aurelia. She is a 20 year old university student and she did a very good job of taking us around and sharing the local history and stories. Some of the buildings in the old town date back to the 13th century, but Estonia has only been an independent country for the last 20 years or so! The rest of the time it was conquered and reconquered by Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and Russia. We covered a lot of ground on our tour so it was a ...
... a medeival basement, lit only by candles. If someone can start hunting elk back home so I can have some of that, I'd be more than appreciative. (I went back the next day to have it again it was that good). We took a free walking tour of Tallinn to get some culture in, passed archery lessons and candied nuts being made, and got some great photos of the city.
It was the week of The Tallinn Music Festival while we were visiting, so every night ...
... cobbled streets and numerous old buildings. I enjoyed my time in Russia but it was nice to be in a city moving at a slower pace.
A few of us were considering doing an optional tour the next day in the Bastion Tunnels, which run under the old town and date from medieval times. Sara pointed us in the direction were we would find the place to book the tour while she and a couple of others stopped for coffee. Those of us in search of the ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center