"Not 5 minutes walk ...." Hotel Skane Tip by TheWanderingCamel

Hotel Skane, Tallinn: 432 reviews and 5 photos

  Across the park
by TheWanderingCamel
  • Across the park - Tallinn
      Across the park
    by TheWanderingCamel
  • Location - Tallinn
    by TheWanderingCamel

...from the Old Town, with a view of Toompea and conveniently close to the tram, the Hotel Skane was in an ideal location. They gave us a huge room ( and a tiny single for our daughter) on the first floor. With very pleasant and welcoming staff, efficient heating and effective double glazing that helped keep the place both warm and quiet, a perfectly adequate breakfast, plenty of hot water, spotlessly clean (though with rather iffy drains - keeping the bathroom door shut in our room was a necessity) all at a most reasonable rate, we were well satisfied with our stay here.

Unique Qualities: The hotel is a typically Estonian building - a long wooden building, painted green and white. It was built as a hotel in the last years of the 19th century, served other purposes during the Soviet years and has now been refurbished and restored to its original purpose.
Wide passage ways and spacious landings open onto rooms of varying sizes - there are some singles available as well as family rooms, and some that are specially fitted for people who suffer allergies to the more usual furnishings and fittings found in hotels. Given that this is a budget hotel - booking via the internet we paid less than $40 a night for each of our rooms - we felt it certainly offered us value for our money. Prices do seem to be on the rise in Estonia though, so you will need to check the current tarriffs.

It's only a short walk through the park to the entrance into the Old Town..

Address: Kopli Street 2
Price Comparison: less expensive than average
Directions: Near the main station - see the map (photo2) Look for the small curved street leading into Kopli St. Skane Hotel is on the corner of this street and Kopli.
Phone: +372 6678 300
Price: US$20-40
Theme: Hotel
Website: http://Email: skane@nordichotels.ee

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 18, 2005
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