Sokos Hotel Viru
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Tallinn is still Tallinn. This time I saw at least something else than just a mall and the city center, because we took a 1-hour bus tour. The commentary in German was, how should I put it, interesting. Food was cheap and good, although getting the main dish before the appetizer isn't anything out of the ordinary. Sunday and Monday night aren't big …
... do in Old Town while it's below freezing and you're dressed for 50 degrees. First suggestion, the Tallinn city museum! Apparently even the tourist center thought they were supposed to be open? What is with this Monday thing!? After that, it was suggested to use to check out the Estonian history museum and several churches. We were, needless to say, skeptical but we tried nevertheless. At this point, Blum suggested that he wouldn't mind just spending the day by a nice fire with a ...
... history of Tallinn since its initial founding back towards the Middle Ages. Again there is plenty to see, interesting exhibitions and enough to thoroughly immerse yourself in for a good couple of hours
Saikangi Coffee Shop (http://www.saialill.ee/en/) - B+
A very nice little spot just off the main Town Square which does a very nice latte and an exceptional cinnamon ...
... interesting, medieval city and is the capital of Estonia. Many of the buildings in the old city are very old and it is the only city that I can recall where all the streets are cobbled. Had a good walk round dodging the showers and inspecting the bedspreads (Ray and Val, you will be pleased to hear they seem much improved!). There were four cruise ships in Tallinn including us so the streets were a bit crowded with guides showing groups of people round. ...
... to rot since the Soviets left town and basically you are free to roam around anywhere you like”. We quickly worked out why the lady had provided a flash light as if there is no natural light coming in to a room or section then the place is pitch black dark. It is hard to explain how this place looked and felt but if you can imagine the backdrop from the first “Saw” film where the two guys wake up in a concrete room then you would be near the money, but ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
TravelPod Member ReviewsSokos Hotel Viru Tallinn
A basic Sokos Hotel with comfortable rooms. The breakfast buffet isn't anything to write home about, though.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.