- Style New-school, olde-worlde
- Setting Mediaeval merchant's house
At the end of a cobbled street in a corner of the mediaeval walled old town, next to St Olav's church, Three Sisters hotel in Tallinn is comprises a trio of renovated 14th-century merchants' houses. Inside, you'll find sleek slate floors, high ceilings, chalky walls, modern washes of tangerine light, beautifully restored frescoes, an old wooden staircase and 600-year-old beams.
Need to know
- Rooms 23, all different, including five junior suites, two suites and the Piano Suite.
- Rates Double rooms from $194.37 (€142), excluding tax at 9 per cent.
- More details Rates include breakfast.
- Facilities Satellite TV, CD/DVD player, free Internet connection, laptop available, shoe-cleaning service, laundry and valet service.
- Check–out Midday.
Children Welcome. Babysitting service available.
- Also Beware of the ghost: the lady of the night has been known to sneak up when least expected and touch your shoulder. The hotel also has a wine cellar in which you can store your own favourites.
In the know
- Our favourite rooms The Piano Suite, with a piano in its drawing room. Room 37, an attic room with an old-fashioned bath in the bedroom. Room 26 has a four-poster with white muslin drapes – very romantic.
- Packing tips An Estonian (Eesti Keel) phrasebook – although more and more people speak English. Warm clothing in winter.
Food and drink at Three Sisters
- Hotel restaurant The Three Sisters Restaurant is open for breakfast 7am to 6pm; lunch from midday, and candlelit dinner 5–11pm..
- Dress code Casual.
- Top table In summer, sit in the courtyard; indoors, choose a corner table.
- Last orders In the restaurant, 11pm. The bar closes when you do.
- Room service 24 hours.
- Hotel bar The wine bar in the basement boasts fab wines at good prices (this is where you can also store your own). It is customary to have a pre-dinner cocktail either in Bar Cloud Seven or in the courtyard garden.