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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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Tallinn Backpackers

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

The right choice for individual travelers. Top Old Town location, fun and friendly atmosphere, access to activities organised by our sister hostel, and a chill vibe.

Clean, secure, relaxed environment for individual travelers in addition to small groups.

Tallinn Backpackers is well known for its homely and social atmosphere. Our spacious common room is the perfect place to meet up and have a couple of drinks with fellow travelers and our live-in staff. We are happy to recommend activities and fun things to do around town. During the evenings chill out with us, chat to other travelers and staff will be happy to suggest bars and night time spots for every taste.

We are located in a beautiful historical building just around the corner from Town Hall Square. A perfect base to explore the city and only a 20 minutes walk from ferry terminals. Easy access to airport, train station and coach station.

We offer the following services and facilities:

- Free Internet and Wi-Fi
- Free bed linen and lockers
- Free city map
- Free Walking tour
- Free luggage storage
- Free hairdryers
- Free tips to get out of tourist mode for a day or two and see the weird and wonderful side of alternative Tallinn, handpicked by our in-the-know staff.

And more...
- Pub crawls with our sister hostel
- Large range of tours including AK 47 shooting, free walking tour and day trips to Lahemaa National Park (Estonia's largest national park)
- Fully equipped kitchen.
- Laundry facilities.

Reception opening hours : 09:00 - 22:00. If you arrive outside reception hours please send us an EMAIL to get confirmation that someone will be at the hostel to let you in. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 9.0

  • Facilities 8.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 Aug 2020
    Really social hostel. Perfect for solo traelleors to meet other people and have a good time!
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Aug 2020
    Recommended! Very clean, cozy, nice atmosphere, very friendly staff! Thanks for everything :)
    Hungary, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    31 Jul 2020
    I really enjoyed my short stay in Tallinn Backpacker. I was there for 5 nights. The staff, as well as the guest, were very polite. The hostel it self isnt that, which makes it so much easier to get to know the other people who were living there. And the staff was very welcoming, with variaty day&evening activities planned. Thx, Ahmed
    Norway, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    15 Aug 2020
    This was a great hostel, and the staff was great!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    29 Jul 2020
    Loved this hostel. It’s staffed by volunteers who very diligently do their duties. A special thank you to Tasha, the Belgian volunteer who was so friendly and helpful. It’s ideally located in the old town near to all the sights. The kitchen is well equipped and I loved the chill out areas. They organise social events each evening. There’s a bike shop about 20m away where you can hire bikes. They stored my luggage when I went to Helsinki. Would highly recommend. Would stay again. 😃
    Ireland, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    22 Jul 2020
    Great atmosphere very friendly hostel right in the middle of the town. The common area is really welcoming
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    15 Aug 2020
    cosy and nice located hostel in Tallinn. Super friendly staff, helped with everything. Atmosphere was good depending on the other travelers there. Foosball aka table kicker in the common room. More showers would be nice, just one for a floor with a capacity of 18 people. And the toilets are not separated, so you may have to wait sometimes for long.
    Germany, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    07 Jul 2020
    This hostel is a great value for money. The location may be a little further from the old town but in this area cars can come in so you can hire taxi directly. Staff are friendly, Egle recommended me a lot of local places for sightseeing and restaurants to try out. They also let me take a shower before I check in which is very nice. The only downsides are expensive laundry service (5 euro), thin walls and slightly creaking bed (just the upper bunk). Lastly, this hostel is extremely clean.
    Malaysia, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    23 Sep 2020
    I ended up staying four nights instead of three; I love the place. It is quiet and the staff is very helpful. It is close to everything I needed and many attractions. Recommend it without reservation.
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 2.6

    Rating

    21 Aug 2020
    Worst place to stay at ever! DON’T stay here. So disgusting! The hostel was so dirty (the bathrooms and the rooms) and looked like they hadn’t been cleaned for days. There were many times I saw the staff sitting around (sometimes in each other laps) when they could have at least been cleaning the place. On the last day, there was a guy with a Nazi tattoo on his forehead, which wasn’t funny. It’s cheap, yes, but pay €10 more and sleep somewhere decent with decent human beings. Or sleep in a park.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2014

    1st, Country Winners Estonia

  • 2013

    1st, Country Winners Estonia

  • 2012

    1st, Country Winners Estonia

  • 2011

    1st, Country Winners Estonia

  • 2008

    1st, Country Winners Estonia

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Tallinn Backpackers says

I think what makes us special is that we don't allow large groups to book into our hostel, so we have the ability to have one-on-one contact with each and every guest. We really try to make everyone feel like family, and will all our local knowledge we can guide anyone in the right direction for what Tallinn has to offer.
Each night a staff member cooks a hostel dinner for only â'¬3 per serving and they even clean the plate for you! This is a good start before it's time to hit up our small bar for happy hour, but don't be careless after 7.30pm when the only rule of the hostel comes into play... Facebook Violation; during happy hour Facebook is banned in the common room, allowing for more group interaction.
We're located in the middle of Tallinn's historical Old Town, only an arms length away from all the main attractions. One place all staff recommend is 'III Drakon', a real medieval tavern that serves elk soup with generous pies and the right beer for so cheap that you can buy for your friends as well. All servings are â'¬1 and the service stays true to medieval times, so this should not be missed.
We're ideally suited for solo travellers between the ages of 18 and 35. It's a hostel for backpackers, run by backpackers, and staff are both locals and backpackers themselves. Matt, Owner/Manager

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