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we traveled with livonia travels.
the hotel - nordic hotel forum- was awesome, pretty clean, a nice pool and spa, very modern and really nice. the restaurant downstairs was also good and relatively cheap, although it was so full (it looked empty since it was so big? but...) when we went that we had to wait an hour or so for food. they did give …
Walking through the old town square of Tallinn we see a chalkboard sign saying 1€ for a decent bowl of elk soup! We are lured in! It's dark inside like a dungeon your eyes have to adjust its only candlelight no electricity here! There's no menu just a few chalk writings around the place. We sampled ox sausages, pickled cucumbers, elk soup and cabbage pie with local wine and cider for a grand total of €10!! Or 10 'money' as they refer to it! The workers ...
... through the crowds and various other cruise groups with their guides holding up signs and group numbers … afterall, Celebrity Constellation, Norwegian Star and a couple of other ships were in port too. I couldn't help but feel we got the last of the available guides … poor Oliver.
We continued on our trek to the Town Square where I’m sure he explained something or other but I really couldn’t tell you what as I (and others) missed ...
... the staff friendly and the whole place had great character. I think Sara thought we were a bunch of numpties not being able to find the booking office. After we left the café Sara took us to book our tour, gave a bit more of a tour around the old town, and then we headed back to the hotel.
On the way back to the hotel we stopped to see if our laundry was done. The lady there made a circular motion with her arm and said to me "Dry, ...
... seems that most visitors to Estonia only visit Tallinn (just as I had done previously, around 9 years ago now), which is a shame, because while Tallinn's famous medieval old town (Vanalinn) is immaculate and really unlike anything else out there, there are so many other sides to this small country that I'm at a bit of a loss how to describe it concisely.
But first, the obvious stuff. After Kaarel picked me up from the airport, he showed me around ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet