We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Rixwell Old Town Hotel

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Rixwell Old Town Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

392 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Rixwell Old Town Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 198: English reviews
Brooklin, Maine
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Loved the lication. Room was small ,but adequate. Worked out great except house cleaning did nit replace toilet paper. Requested it twice. First time front desk said would take care of it. They didn't. Requested later same day and we were told that housekeeping was gone.No staff could authorize toilet paper.She seemed quite unconcerned about it. Breakfast was fine and...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank majehr
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Great location in the Old Town near Fat Margaret tower. Not spacious, but nice and quiet room, comfort bed, clean towels. We liked it! Poor breakfast with very little variety. Small room, but it was enough for us.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank IKravtsova
Boise Idaho
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Unfortunately, our room smelled like vomit. Nothing was done about this. My husband's medication was stolen from the room on the first day. Other than that, we enjoyed the breakfast and the staff was friendly. They were happy to call a cab or direct us to train and bus stations. The location was superb and it was very easy to...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank djanaka
Reviewed 14 May 2016

The hotel itself looks very romantic. The location is perfect - right in the old town. The room is small, but cozy. There was a lot of choice offered in breakfast, and it was very good! The staff, however, is not that friendly. I would recommend this hotel for a low-cost stay for young couples!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Katrīna P
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This hotel was selected by a travel agency for our group. I would stay there again unless something clearly better were available for less. The hotel is just inside the Tallinn Old Town not far from the entry gate at the Fat Margaret Tower. It is within a reasonable walking distance from the harbor if you do not want to...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank the_goodsoil_family
Finland
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The breakfast was such a disgrace that I can't give this hotel more than two stars. Here are my experiences. Room - Very small but sufficient - Narrow beds but with nice and clean bedsheets, I slept soundly - Very slow wi-fi in the room, but it worked part of the time - Tiny shower with no shampoo (just soap...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nimetön M
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This hotel was incredibly nice. Staff was ok, the room was small but cozy, nice bathroom, everything was perfectly cleaned. Beds were comfortable, the ratio quality/price was actually really good. The position was super nice, on the top of the Old Town, less than 5 minutes of walk to the Center, close enough to the port to take the ferry....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Alberto C
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

The only good thing about this place is its location. Otherwise, it feels like a place where one might have to check for fleas upon departure. Breakfast was cold, the room was small, the bed was uncomfortable, the bathroom smelled of sewage, and some of (not all) the front desk staff were downright rude. I say not all because the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Elizabeth H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 March 2016

At first entrance to the hotel, i was not sure that it was in fact a hotel. Got directions on how to get to the room from the front desk lady, with a smile and a wish of good luck getting there! That was new for me. Room was seriously hard to get to, but was an adventure really.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ahmad A
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

The hotel was in a great location, within the Old Town of Tallinn. The hotel interior and exterior is absolutely beautiful-built into the city wall. Our room was very tiny but had everything we needed. Very affordable and really good customer service.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank shawnaleighm

249 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (236)
Viewed
Dining (24)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (56)
Viewed
Room/Suite (43)
Viewed
View from Room (16)
Viewed
Bathroom (8)
Viewed
Other (89)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (13)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Other (8)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Tallinn hotels
0.1 km away
Gotthard Residents
Gotthard Residents
#46 of 82 in Tallinn
319 reviews
0.4 km away
Meriton Old Town Garden Hotel
0.5 km away
Hotel Bern
Hotel Bern
#25 of 82 in Tallinn
1,196 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.5 km away
Economy Hotell
Economy Hotell
#17 of 82 in Tallinn
654 reviews
0.7 km away
Go Hotel Shnelli
Go Hotel Shnelli
#31 of 82 in Tallinn
916 reviews
0.3 km away
Olevi Residents
Olevi Residents
#55 of 82 in Tallinn
332 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rixwell Old Town Hotel in Tallinn is the only hotel in town, which is built into the original medieval city wall. The hotel's comfy 41 rooms offer an authentic taste of the Old Town at a reasonable price. This hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Tallinn Old Town's restaurant, museum and shopping district. Tallinn's famous Oleviste Church is located on the doorsteps of the hotel and the Town Hall Square is just a short walk away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rixwell Old Town Hotel

Address: Lai 49, Tallinn 10133, Estonia (Formerly Meriton Old Town Hotel)
Region: Estonia > Harju County > Tallinn
Price Range: $68 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rixwell Old Town Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 41
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotwire, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Expedia, TripOnline SA, Priceline, Cheap Tickets and HotelQuickly so you can book your Rixwell Old Town Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Meriton Old Town Tallinn
Hotel Meriton Old Town
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Rixwell Old Town Hotel staff and other travellers.
4 questions
Ask a question
Manchester, United Kingdom

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Rixwell Old Town Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“309 had a great view but very tiny, no WiFi, some other rooms apparently do have WiFi, depends on your priorities!”
gretaelliott, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Insist you don't get a room backing on to the main road.”
saintjag, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“You would have to pay more and upgrade to one of the few rooms at the front of the hotel. DO NOT have a room at the back!”
LindaandPeter, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Even the ground floor's rooms are very quiet because the hotel is in a nice and silent area.”
MI_cla_12, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“For less traffic noise try room numbers above x05 but not below ground level at 0xx.”
  • Toilet seat and shower corner
  • Shower
  • Toilet seat, sink, towels, mirror viewed from doorway
  • Minibar chit and bottle opener
  • Minibar
  • Writing table, chair and minibar
  • Twin beds and a chair next to window
  • TV, chest, wardrobe, baggage on bed
the_goodsoil_family, 10 May 2016 | Read review
5 of 5