Tallinn Backpackers

Olevimägi 11, Tallinn, Estonia, 10123

Overall Rating: 90

Travelling alone? Want to have fun and feel at home? Stay with us! We are THE hostel in Tallinn for solo travelers. In the heart of the Old Town, run by backpackers for backpackers.

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 Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, and cost is 30 Euros. ***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 (€50), 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! Please note: Cancellation policy: 48 hours. Check in time from 2 pm. Check out before 11 am. Cash and credit card payment accepted on arrival. Breakfast not included in your rates. All Taxes included.


Facilities at this hostel include:

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


Rating Type
90 Overall
90 Atmosphere
88 Staff
98 Location
86 Cleanliness
86 Facilities
92 Safety
0 Fun
90 Value

Important Information

!!! Voted No.1 Hostel in Estonia 2012, 2011 and 2010 !!! The right choice for individual travelers. Top Old Town location, fun and friendly atmosphere, pub crawls, cheap drinks and exciting tours. *** Stay with us if you want a hostel that is our home as well as yours. An amazing vibe provided by the coolest travelers and the most hospitable, fun staff in Tallinn.*** Clean, secure, top notch facilities and yummy home cooked meals. Tallinn Backpackers is well known for its homely and social atmosphere. Our spacious common is the perfect place to meet up and have a couple of drinks with fellow travelers and our live-in staff. During the evening we'll take you out and introduce you into Tallinn’s great nightlife with a variety of cool, alternative bars and clubs. 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 10 minute 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... - Reception and check-in 24 hours - Pub Crawls - Large range of tours including AK 47 shooting, Soviet Prison tour, free walking tour, alternative guided tours through Estonia and many more! - Cheapest beers in Tallinn with double happy hour - Fully equipped kitchen - Cheap home cooked dinners available every night - Laundry facilities ***Note: We here at Tallinn Backpackers work hard to keep our atmosphere and as such preserve the right to deny large groups. Groups please contact us directly or book with our partner hostels The Monk's Bunk or Old Town Alur Hostel ***