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Tallinn Latin Quarter

Occupying the former Estonian Telegraph company, the Hotel Telegraaf sits in the Tallinn Latin Quarter, the historic and cultural section of Old Town. Town Hall Square is only 70 m (76 yds) away.

Award-winning dining

Hotel Telegraaf's award-winning Tchaikovsky restaurant blends French and Russian cuisines and offers live classical music on weekends. The hotel's spa houses a pool, sauna, spa tub, and steam bath.

Courtyard views

All guestrooms at Hotel Telegraaf feature court views, and offer luxurious extras such as bathrobes, slippers, nightly turndown service, and premium bedding. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This 5-star hotel occupying the former Estonian Telegraph company opened in 2007 and since has welcomed esteemed visitors such as heads of state, entertainers, and business executives. Located on Vene Street, Hotel Telegraaf sits in the historic area of culture in the Old Town. Attractions such as the City Museum and Holy Spirit Church are in the neighborhood. Town Hall Square is 70 metres (76 yds) away.

The hotel offers an award-winning restaurant, lobby bar, and a seasonal outdoor terrace for enjoying meals and beverages, often accompanied by live classical music. Underground parking (surcharge) and a 24-hour reception desk are among the hotel's amenities. Elemis spa offers 2 treatment rooms and a variety of soothing therapies (surcharge). Guests enjoy complimentary access to the hotel's Finnish sauna and indoor pool.

Symphony Lounge, an extension of the fire-lit lobby, offers 65 sq metres (700 sq feet) of multifunctional conference space. Symphony Lounge can accommodate small and medium meetings and provides necessities such as event catering, Internet access, and audio-visual equipment.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 86 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Year Built 1878 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 700 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 65 
  • Indoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • LED TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Tchaikovsky - Award-winning restaurant blending Russian and French cuisine. Selections include foie gras, seafood, and Russian dishes. Desserts include creme brulee. Live classical music Friday and Saturday evenings. Open from midday to late evening for lunch and dinner.

Lobby Bar - Popular for pre-dinner cocktails or late-night beverages. Extensive wine list. Open until after midnight.

Summer Terrace - Seasonal terrace serving desserts along with light meals and soups. Live classical music Tuesday - Saturday (weather permitting). Open spring and summer from midday until late evening.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub, a Finnish sauna, a steam room, and a pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 

Spa Services

Featuring a welcoming candle-lit reception area, Elemis day spa houses 2 treatment rooms, a 10-metre indoor swimming pool, steam bath, Finnish sauna, and spa tub. Guests enjoy complimentary use of the sauna and pool. Appointments are encouraged for treatments (surcharge) such as facials, body treatments, hand therapies, and massages. Signature therapies include the Warming Tibetan Massage with heated compresses steeped in aromatic oils. The spa also offers men's treatments and manicures.

  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Pet deposit: EUR 35 per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Hotel Name

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
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