Original Sokos Hotel Viru
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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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We eventually got away from hong Kong a bit late due to the typhoon. It was very wet and windy. Had an uneventful flight through the night to Helsinki from where we went to the harbour and got a ferry over to Tallin.
A 2 1/4 hour trip on very calm seas where we were entertained by the bingo game! Couldnt understand any of it but joined in the …
After breakfast, I went on a free city tour. The guides are students, speak English very
well and you pay them what you like. Although the tour is free, a tip is expected and they’re not shy to mention it. My guide did a great job, she was knowledgeable and enthusiastic.
... Macabre" (Dance of Death), with an estimated value over billion dollars.
Upper Town (Toompeawas) is the center of government for Estonia. Toompea castle is the house of parliament and Stenbock house, where prime minister’s office is located, is spectacular when viewed from the Lower Town. There are three incredible viewpoints in the Upper Town that overlook the medieval red rooftops, beautiful coastline and modern city ...
... people around which made for easy access to most sites and viewing spots. It really is a lovely old town with many churches, towers and old streets full of old buildings dating back to the 1300's or thereabouts. They have rebuilt a lot of it over the centuries and it is now so well preserved it is much like going back in time to when Tallinn was ruled by the German traders etc.
We wandered around taking it all in and soon succumbed ...
... Sesoon for lunch which was ridiculously cheap for amazing quality. We had a soup filled with salmon for 2.60 Euro which was so tasty! We checked out the rest of the Old Town that afternoon, enjoying coffee at the restaurant where Triin works before a quiet evening. Friday we got to have our tour guide Sacha again! We took bikes to Pirita, passing the Presidential Palace on the way. We biked through forests and along the seaside, so it was very lovely. After lunch we suffered ...