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The Monk's Bunk Reviews

Tatari 1, Tallinn, Estonia

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89%

Rating
492 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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94%

Despite definitely being a party hostel it had a very homely feel and we felt very comfortable there (even my friend who was dreading the party hostel was happy there). Pub crawl was well worth doing on a Friday - Saturday looked really tame. Have beer pong and pool etc - really fun. Staff were really helpful. Need to take your shoes off before entering - really irritating considering it is split on 2 levels with shoes off in each- did keep it clean tho. Toilets smelt a bit but would recommend


71%

A bit noisy during the day...

  • 20th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Epic hostel. Awesome staff, good facilities and fantastic common room. Recommend the pub crawl. Peace


100%

The hostel is in a very central position, you can easily reach all the main city's attractions by walk. The staff is really nice and the activities they organize are awesome especially if you want to have fun and have party. I would recommend this hostel to all the young travellers who want to visit the city having also a great nightlife experience!


97%

As a solo traveller i had an amazing stay in this hostel. I slept on the second floor so for me it was always very quite when i wanted to sleep. The beerpong tournament on my last night was a great end of my stay in estonia. Thanks to the great people in the hostel, the open/social atmosphere, the nice facilities and the friendly staff i had an great stay. This place has everything you could ask for in a hostel!


74%

Fantastic and helpful staff in pretty much the very centre of Tallinn. Great for a short stay. Can be quite loud in the night (both the hostel and the streets downstairs), but was described as "the party hostel", so I have no complaints. The loos on my floor were in the same room as the showers, which meant the floor was always wet - not my favourite thing if you stick to the hostel's policy and take your shoes off right by the entrance to the second floor.


60%

Hostel was alright. Watch out for staying here in the summer as it is very hot and there is no air con or fans (except for the staff). If you get a drink from the bar it won't cold. The common area didn't quite work and it was irritating having to take your shoes off everytime. Nice and cheap to stay at and a good location, they even let us play 'the wonder years' and 'spineless yes men' even though the guy working there whinged cos it interupted the chutney he was blaring out!


83%

My stay here was quite enjoyable. There is a large kitchen, bar and common area, so it's fairly easy to meet other travelers, but bear in mind that in the evening, the majority will be getting drunk and then people will be returning at all hours of the night. There was also a noisy night club right outside my dorm window. There was an issue with the lockers at the time, which compromised security but they said that they're improving them soon...


94%

I had an amazing time in Monks! The people are really friendly and the pubcrawls are a lot of fun! Even though it is a party hostel, it is quick in the rooms during the night. The location is good, really close to the city centre (walking distance). The staff is very friendly. If you are looking for meeting people, partying and a relax atmosphere, Monks is definitely the place to go!


83%

24 hour bar and staff were excellent. Used condom on the floor of our bedroom and the state of the toilets (urine and pubic hair) was not. It's a shame about the cleanliness as everything else was excellent.


54%

Completely unpractical toilette service makes the stay arduous (just 3 bathrooms in the whole structure...).


100%

What a great hostel. If you don;'t like drinking don't go here. Luckely I like drinking, and it was a great stay! Clean sheets, clean toilets, loads of facilities, pub crawls, party, and great fun! Thank you Rosie, Clara and all the rest for the great stay! Deflinetly would recomend you to go here!


86%

Good location, comfortable room and beds (as in hostel). Nice staff and bar in lobby. Very safe. The biggest inconvinience was the obligation to pay deposit for keys and the closest surroundings wich was a gay club. ;/


97%

I had an awesome time at Monks Bunk. The staff are sweet to hang out with and super relaxed, and the beer pong and pub crawls are great fun! So good I came back a second time!


80%

Sucks that you have to take off your shoes in the chill/bar area because the floor is sticky from beer spills the night before. World Cup Championship stream was poor quality so we left and watched at Freedom Square, which actually was a good thing. Abundance of bathrooms and showers was a plus, plenty of parking lots nearby, good quality internet, drinks were cheap, and proximity for old town was perfect because we are far enough away for cheaper food/drinks, yet close enough to walk.


97%

Great hostel with a 24hr bar and good atmosphere. Sorry to Rosie for being such a bad drunk :(


86%

Good general facilities. Big kitchen and lots of toilets and showers.

  • 8th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Finland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


54%

Bathroom was dirty and not cleaned. Locker space couldn't fit bag..


74%

Just be aware it is a part hostel, if you're keen for that then it is great. The knight is just a short walk across freedom square and it is MUCH quiter.

  • 3rd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


69%

Staff in general were friendly,however they were more pre-occupied with getting drunk and looking after themselves then helping guests. Tours promoted through hostel were dodgy, no brochures,just a guy in his minivan and overpriced for what it was.

  • 2nd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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