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Durham, North Carolina
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Gidic Backpackers was a wonderful place to stay! The staff was great and so were the people. If I ever come back to Estonia I would stay here again! The rooms were huge and they have cave like beds with curtains that feel very private and safe! There are also outlets in each bunk! The shower/bathroom was big and clean!... More 

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Lahti, Finland
1 review
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Although it is located a bit far from the Old Town, Gidic is still a good and safe hostel to stay during your trip. The staff was very helpful and speak English really well. Friendly atmosphere. The bathroom was ok- not so good. In general a nice hostel :).

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Willemstad, Curaçao
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Bad choice ! Staff is not friendly, dirty place to stay, filthy toilets. We checked in early and went to town to meat our friends. Those friends booked a room for us in another hotel. We didn't know so that was a surprise for us. We came back to this "hotel" to tell them and we suggested a refund of... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2013 via mobile

The house may be old and a little creaky but it's a great place with a huge common area and social atmosphere. It's a good place to make some friends for the road. Extremely helpful staff as well, even at 2 in the morning. Decent location, close enough to old town.

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

The owner Fred is very knowledgeable and friendly. He provided us with an introduction of the city and highlighted some key attractions in Old Town. The hostel was clean. The area was safe at night. We had a very enjoyable stay in Tallinn for a very affordable price.

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Thank J L
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 9 May 2013

First impression may be a little weird - this hostel is located in old, wooden building. But don't be afraid - inside you'll find very cosy atmosphere, friendly staff (remember to talk with Australian host - he will give a short introduction to this lovely city and point you best places to visit and eat) and clean, comfortable rooms. There... More 

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Thank wuzetes
Antalya, Turkey
2 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2013

I spent two nights there on April 2013. Location was good, you could either walk to the old town for 15 min or take a tram. Its also 15 min walk to the bus station. The stuff were very helpful and friendly. Specially Heidi, i can not thank her enough. I would stay there if i ever visit Riga again.

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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Hostel was toasty warm when it was in the minus figures outside, bathrooms were spotless and so was the bedding. The breakfast is good for 2 euro. The staff were also friendly and helpful, told us the best places to go in town. The area was safe at night, me and my friend walked back from the old town at... More 

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Thank Gemma R
Tallinn, Estonia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Gidic is just great! The staff are the nicest I have ever had at a hostel, the owner is a lovely guy too! Its just a short 10 minutes walk from the old town, and the area did not feel unsafe to me at all, even as a single female traveller walking at night. A supermarket is a minute away,... More 

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Thank Lisa S
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 25 June 2012

The hostel is located a 10-15 min walk from the old city centre - that's if you do not follow the hostel's directions, which seem to feature the longest and least attractive route! The first impression is a bit daunting; the building is located near a busy intersection and surrounded by various dubious établissements e.g. 'Club Virgin'. Once you get... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and visit us and stay in Tallinn city centre. Offering a variety of cafes, pubs, cinemas, quirky boutiques, and a great alternative nightlife, all within a 10 - 15 minute walking distance. All of Tallinn's major attractions for example; The Old Town, Kadriog park, Kumo museum, Pirita beach, Open Air Museum, etc are easily accessible from our hostel and to make it easier for you, we even sell discounted bus/tram tickets at reception. If shopping is your thing then, we are only diagonally across the road from one of Tallinn's major Dept Stores - Stockman. And if that's not enough for you, we are also with in 10 mins walk to the cinemas!Once inside, you'll be greeted by a splash of character and of course a smile! We have various dormitory and private rooms. You'll have access to a self-catering kitchen, an in-house launderette (for a fee), a TV lounge room, internet and WI-FI access and don't forget those all important lockers to store your belongings in your rooms.*** IMPORTANT – DIDIC Backpackers is simply a large Old Building aiming to inspire all, especially young people, to broaden their horizons, gaining knowledge and independence through new experiences of adventure and discovery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gidic Backpackers

Address: Tartu mnt 31, Tallinn 10128, Estonia
Region: Estonia > Harju County > Tallinn
Number of rooms: 40
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“the dorm room was really good for sleeping. Would recommend it.”
 of 5 bubbles nammap_vagabond, 8 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Get the double beds...”
 of 5 bubbles jburl2011, 14 Nov 2011 | Read review
“Ask a room which is on the back of the hostel to avoid street noise”
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 of 5 bubbles takayukibru, 5 Jul 2011 | Read review
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