Tallinn (Tallinna in Finnish, Tallina in Latvian and Talinas in Lithuanian) is the capital of Estonia (one of the Baltic states: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania), located on the northern coast of Estonia on the Gulf of Finland and has more than 2,000 little islands. About one third of the population of Estonia lives in Tallinn. It is the major political, financial, cultural and educational center and its Port is one of the biggest cruise and passenger ports in the Baltics.
More than 1,500,000 tourits visit Tallinn each year, it is the best preserved medieval city in Northern Europe and a UNESCO Heritage Site. The old town (divided into a "lower town" and Toompea hill plus the eastern parts of the city, notably Pirita (with Pirita Convent) and Kadriorg (with Kadriorg Palace) districts), the Seaplane Harbour of the Estonian Maritime Museum, the Tallinn Zoo, Kadriorg Park, the Estonian Open Air Museum, the beautiful forrest around Tallinn and Tallinn's crazy nightlife are the main tourist attractions.
Most hotels, hostels and apartment hotels are situated in historic buildings, remains from the German and Swedish rule. The luxurious hotels are located mainly in the aakri district. Radisson Blu Hotel Tallinn and Swissotel Tallinn are two newly constructed luxury high rise hotels.
Where to stay in Tallinn
Five star hotels Tallinn
• Swissotel Tallinn • Hotel Telegraaf • Schlössle Hotel • The Three Sisters Boutique Hotel
Four star hotels Tallinn
• The von Stackelberg Hotel Tallinn • Hotel Ülemiste • Barons Boutique Hotel Tallinn • Baltic Hotel Vana Wiru • Padriku Apartment
Three star hotels Tallinn
• Metropol Hotel
Hotels, apartment hotels, resorts, Bread & Breakfasts (B&B's), guest houses, hostels, villas Tallinn
• Tallinn City Apartments - Central, Humala Guest House • Pirita Resort Apartments & Spa • Old Town Hostel Alur • Eva Villa, Hilton Tallinn Park • Villa Tiigi, ld Town Luxury Penthouse Apartment • Marta Accommodation • Pallasti Apartment • Nikoland Holiday Home •City Hotel Tallinn