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Reviews of Oldhouse Hostel

Hostel | Uus 26, Tallinn, Estonia 10111

84.6% Overall Rating

263 out of 291 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (25/03/2014)

clifford knowles thinks…

"The location is almost perfect, Right in the center of the old town and 5 minutes walk from almost any location. The rooms have locks and the toilets are extremely clean. Its more like a small hotel…"

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Facilities

  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 5.53

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

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84.6%

Overall Rating

263 out of 291 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Oldhouse Hostel'

Atmosphere
77.6%
Location
94.4%
Facilities
76.8%
Cleanliness
84.0%
Staff
90.4%
Value
86.4%
Safety
82.4%
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97.1%
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clifford knowles

With friends / other travellers

City break

25 March 2014 clifford would recommend this property

Liked: The location is almost perfect, Right in the center of the old town and 5 minutes walk from almost any location. The rooms have locks and the toilets are extremely clean. Its more like a small hotel than a hostel. It is spread over two buildings 50 yards apart and both almost exactly the same. Ample kitchen space and the communal areas have the most amazing classic decor and furniture to boot. The reception is staffed round the clock and with no curfew. This is a Must if our staying in Tallinn.

Disliked: All i would say as a negative is this is not the place to stay to meet people, But for a bit of down time, Or if you are travelling as a couple its perfect.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

04 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, helpfull staff, nice rooms and facilities, beautiful furnitures and arranged with love for details. Really comfortable and cosy!! We'd highly recommend it to everyone.

Disliked: -

54.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Yee Ting Hung

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

16 February 2014

Liked: the location is convenient

Disliked: there is limited warm water for bath, the wifi network was poor

100.0%
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Ajda Pretnar

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

14 February 2014 Ajda would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent staff, cozy and clean hostel. Perfect choice.

Disliked: Ajda left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Visiting friends or family

02 January 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very cheap, good location in the old town, comfy beds, helpful staff.

Disliked: The bathrooms (at least downstairs) smelled like sewers and one day they run out of hot water so we had go to cold showers.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Hugo Aguirre

With friends / other travellers

City break
Romantic getaway

10 December 2013 Hugo would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff Great kitchen Cosy living room Central location but quiet Warm room

Disliked: Might not be a good place to meet new people. Small rooms and some smells in the showers.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 20% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

David Nash

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

27 September 2013 David would recommend this property

Liked: Easy to find, quiet but fairly central location.

Disliked: I had to wait ages for any staff to turn up.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Maria Melania Grech

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

27 September 2013 Maria Melania would recommend this property

Liked: The location was is excellent! It is located in the Old Town but on the outskirts- it's only a 5 minute walk to the heart of the Old Town but far enough away so that you wouldn't be bothered by the raucousness of people heading out for a drink in Tallinn :)

Disliked: Nothing at all.

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

john mc glory

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

23 September 2013 john would recommend this property

Liked: Brilliant price for what you got, great central location. Most of the staff were very friendly and very helpful.

Disliked: 1 or 2 of the staff weren't so friendly, could of done with another shower room on each floor, but no great problem with decent timing !!

71.4%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

ANNA VAGANOVA

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway

10 March 2013 ANNA would recommend this property

Liked: good kitchen facilities

Disliked: our room wasn't cleaned for 4 days

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

28 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very old funirutre, looked very nice

Disliked: no room key or hostel door key

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

03 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I like the kitchen and living room which feels like a home:)

Disliked: The locks in the rooms and toilets are not working properly, it got stuck easily and I had difficulty opening the locks.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

City break

30 October 2012

Liked: the staff was very nice

Disliked: the dormitory room on GROUND LEVEL with LOCKED WINDOWS, NO FRESH AIR !! not to recommend at all.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

27 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The Oldhouse Hostel is very well situated, allowing you to quickly get to anywhere in the city with only a short walk. The hostel was basic but had a nice old fashioned atmosphere and everything you could need for a short stay, including use of the kitchen. I'd definitely recommend it as a starting point for discovering Tallinn.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

ANNA SWAIN

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

16 October 2012 ANNA would recommend this property

Liked: A lovely hostel full of character and beautiful bedding - LUXURY for a backpackers! Location is perfect, 2 mins walk to centre of Old Town and square. Surrounded by places to eat and supermarket nearby, which works well if you want to save money as kitchen in hostel has EVERYTHING you can imagine!

Disliked: Nothing

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Herbert Leung

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

15 August 2012 Herbert would recommend this property

Liked: close to old town

Disliked: very warm as no air-con, but that's pretty much everywhere in Europe. But Tallin can be quite hot in the summer

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

31 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: Nothing

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Grit Ruehling

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

17 July 2012 Grit would recommend this property

Liked: the staff is really friendly and everything in the old town is basicly 10 min away by foot.

Disliked: We didn't really dislike something, but its OLDhouse hostel and you can smell and see that ;) but its still clean and ok for a few days.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Marco Tiburzi

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife

09 July 2012 Marco would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: Staff

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With a large group / tour

Events / festivals
Relaxation/spa

18 June 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very good and cheap

Disliked: na

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Will Fowler

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

17 June 2012 Will would recommend this property

Liked: Pretty much everything, especially the super helpful staff. They arranged a lot of things and had great advice.

Disliked: Doors were a bit creaky, but that´s it.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

12 June 2012

Liked: Friendly girls on reception

Disliked: Basic even for a hostel, similar priced hostels are much better quality.

28.6%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

BRIAN MOORE

With a large group / tour

Partying / nightlife

12 June 2012

Liked: The first reception girl I met on arrival. Beautiful and friendly - shame her collegues were not like this

Disliked: Very run down. The rooms were never cleaned and towels were not even offered. Breakfast was not available to our party as they said it was too big although every other guest had it. The staff were very very unfriendly and at times abusive apart from one girl.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 20%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 May 2012

Liked: it was cheap and the staff was very friendly.

Disliked: the door couldn't be locked and one strange guy came into my room! it was so so so scary! and this hostel smells funny.