Original Sokos Hotel Viru
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
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 …
Have had a relaxing time on board mixed with interesting visits. After Oslo we went to Gothenburg, Sweden and went to some old fishing villages that are now holiday homes for the wealthy Swedes and Danes around the west coast. It was also the home of Volvo. The car area of Volvo is now owned by the Chinese. Also learnt interesting things about the history and everyday living there. They used to be able to bucket up herrings straight from the beach. We went to the port area of ...
... three performances of the dance extravaganza at a sports stadium; a procession of choirs, bands and dance groups that took almost six hours, spectators cheering along the entire five-kilometre route from Freedom Square to the Song Festival Grounds; a three-hour song concert on Saturday evening; and a seven-hour song concert on Sunday, beginning with a young children's mass choir and culminating in a huge, mass choir. The ...
I would never have thought that there were so many things to see here. Not only did we extend our stay by one day (out of 2 weeks that's a lot!), but even with that we didn't stop for a moment, and on the last evening we were truly exhausted. The list of things to do was long and was getting longer all the time.
I kind of regret having seen so many things in a hurry. In particular I didn't know that the Lennusadam, the old seaplane harbour transformed into a ...
... we found the old Catholic church nestled in a quiet courtyard but only caught the last few minutes of the mass. Then we wandered through some shops in lower old town before climbing up to the old town. We climbed the narrow circular staircase inside the famous Kiek en de Kok fortification – where the walls were 4 meters thick. Up top there were some little café tables. We went to St. Mary's dome church and then wandered the streets to enjoy a ...