Viru Backpackers

Viru 5, 2nd floor, Tallinn, Estonia, 10140

Overall Rating: 88

Viru Backpackers offers ten private rooms as a peaceful retreat from the tourist hustle. Perfect for relaxing after a long day of sightseeing and designed for those who prefer a chilled, stylish atmosphere and would rather keep their partying outside.

Hi! Thank you for choosing us for your stay in Tallinn. This is a special city and we will show you why! Get ready to explore, go crazy, or chill out: we have it all. See below a selection of the fun things to do: ***Lahemaa Day Trip*** Discover Estonia’s biggest National Park and its acres of land, ruins of ancient settlements, waterfalls, lakes, manor houses, and primeval forests. Highlights are the Viru bog walk, the Käsmu Captains Village and lunch break in a traditional Estonian restaurant. Departure: every Monday, Thursday and Saturday or on request base for groups. Price: €30 ***AK47 Tactical Shooting*** Yes! It is legal in Estonia to shoot legendary guns like the AK47, magnum revolvers, Glock pistols and Desert Eagle. We have 3 custom made packages on offer to Estonia's best indoor shooting range. Departure: anytime and for any amount of persons Prices: Standard Package (€40), Full Package (€75), Exclusive Package (€90) ***Prison Tour*** Catch a glimpse of Soviet-era prison life! You can explore the hallways, cells, death chamber, work areas and exercise yards: creepy but fascinating! Departure: every day at 16.00 (if at least 5 persons signed up) Price: €10 '''Rope Swing Bungee Jump*** Estonians love 'kiiking' (swinging) and they put it to the extreme: you can rope swing from the historical Song Festival Stage, the place where the Singing revolution started. For those who like some adrenaline! Available: Saturday and Sunday upon request Price: €25 ***Free Old Town Walking Tour*** Get to know Tallinn with our own local guide. Not just boring plain tour, but also funny facts that only insiders know about. Listen to the stories yourself and find out why our little town is so special! Departure: every day at 11.00 Price: for free! INTERESTED? Contact us now and we will sort you out!

Facilities

Facilities at this hostel include:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

Ratings

Rating Type
88 Overall
82 Atmosphere
94 Staff
96 Location
87 Cleanliness
86 Facilities
90 Safety
0 Fun
88 Value

Important Information

Run by Tallinn Backpackers - voted No.1 Hostel in Estonia 2010 - so all activities, day trips and free pub crawls are offered to all of our guests! The rooms themselves are recently renovated and offer a great view over the bustling Viru Street. From here all the best cafes, restaurants, bars, museums and galleries are a very short walk away, while the Town Hall Square is literally around the corner. Our international staff have travelled around Europe and fell in love with Tallinn - therefore dedicated their professional lives to showing you the city and its insights, suggest where to go and share their tips on the best local places.