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Hotel CRU

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Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Only a few rooms. Great breakfast and lovely caring staff - in the old town and walk to all the sights. This hotel has medieval character but with 21st century plumbing and bedding. Wonderful restaurant completes the picture. All at reasonable prices.

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Anneli T, General Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Toni H, Thank you for your kind words, it really means a lot to us. I agree, our restaurant and medeival charm mixed with modern amenities gives a wonderful finishing touch to the picture, that is Hotel CRU. If you ever plan to visit Tallinn again, do not hesitate to contact us directly at cruhotel@cruhotel.eu Best Regards, Anneli Tammela

Reviewed 29 September 2015

This hotel has a great location in the Old Town part of Tallinn, just a few steps from the main square. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants in the surrounding streets, and the major tourist attractions are close by. The modern part of the city, with huge shopping centres, is just five minutes the other way. Reception and the...

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Maria-Elisabeth H, Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to write a review on Tripadvisor! We appreciate your recommendations that help us to improve our service. The high season has ended and now it is the perfect time to make improvements. All your comments will be taken into account and we most certainly try to find solutions by upgrading the details that...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This is a charming hotel with lots of character. The rooms vary in size and shape. We had 3 rooms and one of them was exceptionally charming with a small balcony. The location is really good - in the old town, so easy to walk to all the main attractions. The breakfast was really good - local bread and fruit...

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Maria-Elisabeth H, Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Cara, We appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience on Tripadvisor! I am absolutely delighted to hear that your stay in CRU met your expectations. Thank you for your positive words about our rooms, location, breakfast and staff. Your words motivate us in every way! Thank you for choosing CRU! We are looking forward to welcome...

Lurago d'Erba
Reviewed 22 September 2015

What to say about this fantastic hotel in Talinn's city center....the position is perfect, the rooms are amazing, only a bit small, and the staff is very professional....for visit Tallinn, the CRU is the best option....

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Maria-Elisabeth H, Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to write a review about your stay in CRU! I am absolutely delighted to hear that CRU is the best option and you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for highlighting our great location and professional staff. I agree some of our rooms (Standard Class) are smaller, but if you search for...

Eagle River, Alaska
Reviewed 19 September 2015

I was very excited to stay at CRU and was looking forward to a wonderful stay. However, I just didn't feel the love. We arrived early and left our luggage to go exploring till our room was ready. Upon our return, we were told that the hotel had only 5 guests and that we were given a bigger room. Sounded...

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Maria-Elisabeth H, Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor! We have all together 15 rooms and they all are different from each other with authentic furniture and atmosphere. I am sad to hear that your stay was not as you expected. Usually if the availability allows it is possible to change the room or even the room type. I...

Yateley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Huge bedroom with a sauna. Staff really friendly. Only minutes from the main square. Food great with plenty of hot and cold choice for breakfast. Bed is massive although a little on the hard side. If you get a room facing the town then it can get a little noisy in the evenings but this didn't bother us.

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Maria-Elisabeth H, Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, Thank you for your time taken to write about your stay in CRU! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay in one of our Suites with sauna. Thank you for your positive words about the location, staff and breakfast. During the weekends it might get loud on the Viru Street. Fortunately we have only 3...

Mytilene, Greece
Reviewed 15 September 2015

A hotel that is much bigger than it seems from the front. A labyrinth of narrow medieval corridors, steps, and hidden doors is leading you to the rooms. An outstanding restaurant with dishes based on food styling, and taste at the same time. In the center of the old town, a few steps from the big malls. It was a...

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Maria-Elisabeth H, Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience on Tripadvisor! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in CRU! It is especially good to hear you found time to visit CRU Restaurant as well. I agree, the food there is just amazing. Our chefs are award winning personalities and that is the...

Ulverston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This central location makes visiting old Tallinn very easy. The hotel runs informally with very helpful staff. The building is old and rambling with lots of stairs. We had a quiet room towards the back, overlooking the narrow courtyard. Shame it was early in the season and not warm enough to sit outside. Bathroom was tiny but worked well. Breakfasts...

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Maria-Elisabeth H, Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience about your stay in CRU Hotel! I am delighted to hear that your stay went well. I am especially happy that you liked in CRU Restaurant. There is no doubt that our restaurant's team works with passion. Please come back when it is warmer (July, August) and enjoy our lovely courtyard (definitely...

Paris, France
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Nice boutique hotel, decorated with taste, on a quite street in the old city. Employees at reception are very kind and welcoming. Breakfast is good, especialy the brown bread, marvelous! The only thing we didn't appreciate is the noise of AC in the backyard that we could ear from our room ....

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Maria-Elisabeth H, Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor! I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for mentioning our lovely design, our friendly receptionists and this unforgettable black bread which is done on site by our Chef de Cuisine's special recipe. I am sorry for the noise from the AC. We are actually renewing the...

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Reviewed 6 September 2015

We were on a quick summer break with my husband and chose Hotel CRU as it was situated in Old Town. We had booked a standard double, and yet we got a free room upgrade to superior double room. It was spacious, facing back garden. The bed was one of the most comfortable beds I've ever slept on. We had...

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Maria-Elisabeth H, Manager at Hotel CRU, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to write a review about your stay in CRU Hotel! Thank you for your positive words about our service (Oskar is truly doing his best all the time!), rooms, breakfast and location. I agree we have many stairs and long corridors that do not fit for everybody, but this interior definitely presents the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Late Medieval architecture in one of the oldest houses in Tallinn together with first-class service and possibilities create a unique atmosphere which connects with the environment surrounding the hotel. When renovating the house we respected both the initial architecture and the strict national heritage protection requirements that ensure that both the location and design of the hotel rooms is as loyal to the original concept of the house as possible. In 1997 Tallinn Old Town was included in the UNESCO World Heritage list and that can be regarded as the highest international acknowledgement to any historic town! In addition to a usual lodging experience we offer you an exclusive luxurious boutique-type experience, deriving from the unique design of the hotel building and its medieval legacy. Since all the rooms are unique and different from each other, the visitors may choose the intimacy or luxury of their preferred environment. Our breakfast is made of self-made or farm-grown fresh high-quality ingredients that are not so easily, if at all, found in shops. Natural and fresh breakfast is a unique experience that lights up the whole day! On the lower storey of Hotel Cru you will find a cosy and highly regarded restaurant of the same name. Hotel guests enjoy 10% off all items on the restaurant menu. Dmitri Haljukov, the head chef of the restaurant Cru, represented Estonia in the chef olympics final Bocuse d'Or in Lyon 2015. CRU Hotel is a good choice for both - leisure and business trips! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel CRU

Address: Viru 8, Tallinn 10140, Estonia
Region: Estonia > Harju County > Tallinn
Price Range: ₹ 6,603 - ₹ 17,237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel CRU 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Hotel Viru Tallinn
Viru Hotel Tallinn
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Tallinn
#11 Romantic Hotel in Tallinn
#13 Family Hotel in Tallinn
#19 Luxury Hotel in Tallinn
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“If you appreciate peace and quiet at night, ask for a quiet room facing the inner courtyard.”
marjokay, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“High floor”
eatelicious, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stairs only with no lifts. Room 1 has the fewest.”
Sher71, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“With big suitcases go for a superior room. Ladies on shopping and/or partying definitey need a superior room!”
rouvar85, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the back will be quieter, if you are bothered by noise from the street.”
TanyaC158, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
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