Original Sokos Hotel Viru
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... and on that walk it became apparent that we’d have lots of company in the kind of walking tour that Cathy and I like to do. There were 4 ships in port today and a fairly small old town to explore, so we anticipated crowds. We decided to walk around the outside of the walls of the old town to the far side and work our way back to the ship, hoping that most people would start their tour at the beginning and we’d avoid the crowds. This worked very well in the ...
... on the ship, we went to the evening show and sat next a couple from Akron, Ohio! They live about 3 blocks from Keith's brother. Out of over 3,000 passengers, what are the odds?!
Our excitement this evening was the ship could not use the thrust engines to leave the pier. So two little tug boats pulled this giant ship out to ...
I have awoken to see partly blue sky outside and to other cruise ships coming in. It's amazing to see these big vessels turn in such a small space. I checked the weather it is 5 and I suppose with the wind chill factor - 5 outside. It was a cold night docked maybe the heaters are not working full strength when docked Our tour starts at 8.45am, hope this one will be on time. We have some free time in at Petersburg today so that will be interesting... Wow we had a sunny day in ...
Well waking up this morning was a bit of a surprise. Everything onboard the boat is Russian, the writing, the announcements, the people...all of it. So was a bit of a surprise to find out we had docked in Tallin Estonia for the day before heading on again tonight to St Petersburg! A nice surprise though as Tallinn is one of the most picturesque towns Ive ever seen. I keep expecting to see Charlie running through the streets clutching his golden ticket for ...
... when the treaty was signed). It is a national holiday, marked by parades and fireworks. We watched both parades – the military parade in the morning, and the veteran's parade in the afternoon. The military parade was impressive, but it was the veteran’s parade that made the day special. It was really something to watch the WWII veterans walk (or ride in cars) by and people cheered and ran out to give them flowers. All day veterans walked around with ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
TravelPod Member ReviewsOriginal Sokos Hotel Viru Tallinn
A basic Sokos Hotel with comfortable rooms. The breakfast buffet isn't anything to write home about, though.
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