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Rixwell Old Town Hotel

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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Was a little bit disappointment - great location in Old city, but not so much old atmosphere inside. I had 50% disscount, so it was ok, but for full price it's not worth it. Breakfast was good, but poor and there wasn't good service.

Thank Kristīne M
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I reserve room from that hotel month ago for my parents for three days. I went there and pay it also month ago so everything is order when my parent arrive. Today when we went there, lady in reception said that we dont have room for there because RIXWELL just bought hotel from meriton that i should go to meriton...

Thank 859pasit
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with the wife last summer. The hotel was that bad I was expecting somebody to jump out with a tv crew and laugh!! This did not happen and the bad experience continued ! I had my door open by hotel manager and cleaner accusing me of smoking and I was not !! They let themselves into my room...

Thank Baz D
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Clean basic hotel, good breakfast choice for a hotel of this rating Had to refuse the first two rooms as they was tiny But they was quiet happy to do that A pleasant stay Can't understand when you have a double bed they give you two small duvets

Thank paul s
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Excellent location to stay and see Tallinn old town. I had a single room which was small but clean and comfortable and cleaned every day. Nice new bathroom as well. The room faced the back and a busy road but noise was not an issue for me. The breakfast was not great but acceptable. Staff were friendly. The hotel is...

Thank DomingoYork
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The hotel is a perfectly fine budget hotel. The staff could rendered better service and be more accommodating. The breakfast was nothing to brag about. Otherwise, the hotel is centrally located in the old town, the beds were good to sleep in and the rooms were quite good for the price.

Thank Mats S
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Our room was very warm, but probably a bit too small for 3 people. Absolutely charming interior with stone walls and many paintings. The staff is quite kind and polite, but I got the feeling that they're not really in the mood to work. Quite standard breakfast, you will have enough to choose from. The hotel is quiet and the...

Thank Jekaterina M
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice place next the town wall of medieval Tallinn. Great location, close to the railway station. The bed´s softness was just right for me :) Personal was friendly and helpful. The only strange thing was asking to give my credit card into the reception as a warrant!???? I refused :)

Thank Riina R
El Cerrito, California, USA
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This hotel was fine for our purposes. The building is ancient. On the top floor we had an unusual high window and slanted ceiling. But it was comfortable and clean and roomy enough. I can imagine in hot weather it could be a problem. There was an electric fan which we certainly didn't need with cool weather. Smallest elevator ever!

Thank Norcaligal
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

When we checked in we were greeted (maybe an exaggeration) by a rather miserable young guy at reception. I had specifically requested a quiet room but we were given room 305 - backing on to a busy and noisy main road. A single hobbit would have been claustrophobic in that room. You could have "swung a cat" in it but...

Thank saintjag

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rixwell Old Town Hotel in Tallinn is the only hotel in town, which is built into the original medieval city wall. The hotel's comfy 41 rooms offer an authentic taste of the Old Town at a reasonable price. This hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Tallinn Old Town's restaurant, museum and shopping district. Tallinn's famous Oleviste Church is located on the doorsteps of the hotel and the Town Hall Square is just a short walk away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rixwell Old Town Hotel

Address: Lai 49, Tallinn 10133, Estonia (Formerly Meriton Old Town Hotel)
Region: Estonia > Harju County > Tallinn
Price Range: ₹ 3,629 - ₹ 12,572 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rixwell Old Town Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Meriton Old Town Tallinn
Hotel Meriton Old Town
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“309 had a great view but very tiny, no WiFi, some other rooms apparently do have WiFi, depends on your priorities!”
gretaelliott, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Insist you don't get a room backing on to the main road.”
saintjag, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“You would have to pay more and upgrade to one of the few rooms at the front of the hotel. DO NOT have a room at the back!”
LindaandPeter, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Even the ground floor's rooms are very quiet because the hotel is in a nice and silent area.”
MI_cla_12, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“For less traffic noise try room numbers above x05 but not below ground level at 0xx.”
  • Toilet seat and shower corner
  • Shower
  • Toilet seat, sink, towels, mirror viewed from doorway
  • Minibar chit and bottle opener
  • Minibar
  • Writing table, chair and minibar
  • Twin beds and a chair next to window
  • TV, chest, wardrobe, baggage on bed
the_goodsoil_family, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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