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Some might love its party atmosphere. Not for me though.
Very nice hostel, good crowd, fun activities and very central location in the Old town, while still being at walking distance from the Tramway and thus the entire city. Rooms were nice and clean, with comfortable beds.
Tallinn Backpackers is a very nice hostel, with amazing staff working there. It's located right in the old town and the pub crawl was awesome. If you want a place where you feel like home, I can recommend this lovely hostel.
had a great time in this hostel! wish I'd stay a few more nights! good fun
This hostel is great. They do a lot to make it very social and a very good time. Will be going here again for sure.
Fantastic hostel if you want to meet new people and have a good time. Probably not for you if you want to sit on your own and read all night. :)
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- All Male Group, 18-24
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This is a party hostel, if you don't like to drink and have fun then I wouldn't recommend staying here. The staff encourage everyone to participate and socialize and they ban social media in the common room after 7:30. Every night and staff member cooks sober and you can have some for €3. The staff also lead drinking games and pin crawls. We had a beer pong tournament one night that was a lot of fun.
Had the absolute best time here. Love that its a smaller hostel, had more of a friendly vibe as a result. So much fun that we kept extending our stay. The staff abosolutely rock. Thanks Dan, Snitz, Fonzie, Jason, Troy, Lisa, Heret, Gharma. I'll be back! xx
They have stupid rules about not using social networks after 7:30 cause its a social hostel, and they make stupid drinking games in order for you to spend money in their bar. Completely absurd its a place full of guys getting drunk for nothing. Nice place but i wont ever go back, really boring.
Who is interesstet in drinking-games starting at 6pm fits to this hostel. Normal conversations were not possible.
Awesome hostel. If you want to party stay here. If you want to be antisocial, don't. Staff always join in the drinking.
If you're looking for a serious party, you've come to the right place! I had such an awesome time here - drinking games and pub crawls every night!! I was travelling by myself and found everyone (staff and travellers) to be really welcoming. My only complaint is that there was only one bathroom on my floor so there was always a wait. I would HIGHLY recommend booking an ensuite room so you have access to two bathrooms instead of just the hallway one.
Great location, routinely cleaned. Wifi works well and there is a kitchen. From my brief stay there appeared to be a group of staff who had all been guests previously and it turned the atmosphere of the hostel into their party...and you're not sure if you've been invited. There are games to get everyone blind drunk, but no welcome, minimal inclusion and no conversation. You are an audience member to the group's night out and antics. Maybe better for groups, solo travellers not so much.
I was back for just one day in the hostel. Staff and everything amazing like usual. Like nowhere else!
When I arrived at Tallinn Backpackers at 1830, I was told to go to Alur Hostel because the website mixed up the two hostels. Then I got to Alur and was offered a bed in a 15 bed mixed dormas and I was not allowed to have a look of the dorm. Thank God that I insisted I had booked in a 8 bed dorm months in advance with Tallinn Backpakers and got back to what I had booked in this website.
This hostel is in the top5 of all the hostel I visited in my life and I visited over 40 hostels. In the center of the Old town, near the port, nice facilities, fast wi-fi and incredible staff. Commun dinner, drinkin games, beer pong, flip the cup, pub crawls each night. Unless you don't want to have fun, this is THE place to go in Tallinn!
Just one smelling (but mostly clean) Bathroom for all people. Room door was not closing properly.
These guys are absolutely great! If you're looking for having fun and meeting great people in Tallin than Tallinn Backpackers is a place made for it. The stuff is the best I've ever met in hostel. They organize drinking games, nights out and are very friendly and helpfull. Atmosphere in that hostel is unbeatable - you feel there almost like home :) They cook dinners everyday - recommended. Hostel is in a great location in the Old Town. If I had more time I would even spend more time in there :D
The days we were there this hostel was primarily inhabited by the the kinds of semi-bros that drink shots out of their shoes. The rooms were clean. The staff was helpful. On our floor there was one bathroom (private) that serviced ~10 people. The lines were long. As others mentioned the location is superb. I recommend it if you need a cheap bed in town and are not deterred by the possibility of encountering scum bags.
This place is ran by Aussie blokes who like to get totally wasted every day. They will get angry if you do not join in. This is what some people like. If this doesn't sound like the place for you, there are more suitable hostels in the area.