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 …
Geeze did the heavens open up last night.... It didn't let up at all, pounding down ******* skippy till the morning. I felt sorry for a group of teenagers camping nearby wishing I could take them in, while Ben found it quite funny reminiscing on his own teenage years... After breakfast with a break in the weather we ventured back into town just in time before the ...
... with relative ease before World War II by the Soviets and then again straight after the war. This lasted until 1991 when all three countries finally regained their rightful independence after the collapse of the once “apparently” mighty Soviet combined states.
During the second time of occupation, the Soviet rulers controlled Estonia with an iron fist and tens of thousands Estonians were sent to prison camps, working camps and other areas of the ...
... mates - it's so nice to have everyone at the table. After dinner, it was the casino for a few shoots, it was rough, and then we went off to bed because we had to meet our tour at 7:55am and we lost an hour of sleep tonight. When we returned from dinner, there was a gorgeous flower arrangement from the suite coordinator to wish us a happy anniversary.
... you can get a "full prison experience" if you pay €30 - they book you in, lead you to your cell, give you a last meal - but I saw no takers... :)
Second was the maritime museum, which housed numerous restored objects, like sailboats, buoys, old mines, even a seaplane and a submarine. What I love about all these museums I've encountered in Estonia though... they're so interactive! You can climb on things and just play with them ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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.