THE OLD CITY:
A safe and well lit 8-10 minute stroll to the main gates in Viru Street.
AIRPORT: Taxi's available to greet flights
SELF CATERING/SHOPPING: One of the country's finest luxury food
hall, department store and supermarket is Stockmann which is directly
accross the road and can be accessed by a covered walkway outside the
building. Stockmann has two restaurants one with internet facilities.
Numerous other large stores such as Kaubamaja are within a few minute's
An alternative to the department stores for dry cleaning is 'washcenter'which
is located in Maakri.
BARS,RESTAURANTS,NIGHT CLUBS ETC: There is a Bar & Restaurant serving food until 5am within a 2 minute walk. The Swiss Hotel with its renowned Top Floor Restaurant is Estonia's tallest building, and is also within a 2 minutes walk. There are numerous bars, and cafe's in a 5 minutes walk from the apartments.
TALLINN WORLD TRADE CENTRE: 8-10 minute stroll towards
In addition to the recently constructed Swiss Hotel, the 5 Star Radisson is within 3 minutes walk.
KEEP FIT: 'Club 26' at the luxury
sauna, gymnasium and swimming pool on the top floor of The Reval Olympia
Hotel which is open to non residents.Club
26 is renowned as having one of the finest panoramic view of the city and worth
entering just for this.
Club Aquila at the Swiss Hotel is one of Tallin's newest and most luxurious spa's, membership is available to non residents.
CONCERTS,OPERA,BALLET ETC: The stunning and recently restored 1911 Estonian Opera House and Concert
Building is 7 minutes walk www.opera.ee for forthcoming performances.
KADRIORG: Parklands and a swan lake built around Russian
Tsar Peter The Great's magnificent 1718 Palace and grounds and the nereby
Estonian art museum. 20-25 minute walk or tram ride through one of the
city's most characterful and sought after suburbs of wooden construction
early 20th century residences. Please visit www.ekm.ee/english/kadriorg/ for details.
CAR HIRE: Sixt and Hertz within two minutes walk.
PARKING: The largest secure underground car park
in Estonia is underneath the appartment building.It was completed in 2003
in anticipation of traffic volume by 2010 so there are plenty of spaces
always available and very reasonably priced. Accessed by undercover walkway
outside building which extends to Stockmann.
TAXI: I have never failed to find one waiting either
in the rank at Stockmann or outside The Radisson.
TRAM: Number 4 goes into through the city and number
2 to the port every few minutes and typically costs 15 EEK (75p). Hop
on less than a minute's walk from the rear of the apartment building.
FERRY: The fast one to Helsinki for example is a
one and a half hour crossing (seasonal) and there are several per day.Luxury
cruise liners departs Tallinn early evening with on board restaurants,
night club etc and painlessly arrive at Stockholm the following morning!
Timings for the return journey are similar. Tallinn port is about ten
minutes by taxi.
COACH/TRAIN: To Riga, St Petersburg
as well as Tartu (university city), Parnu (summer capital with a fabulous
golden beach) etc are all within a short walk/taxi/tram ride of the apartment.
View from apartment window towards the Old City via Radisson Maakri
& Estonian Opera House
View from apartment window towards Gulf of Finland & World Trade
Taxi rank opposite the apartment outside Stockmann
Stockmann Luxury Foodhall
Town Hall Sq