Accommodation in Tallinn is high quality, since the certification standards here are more stringent than the European average.
Advance booking directly from accommodation establishment or through a travel agency is essential from April to September, but it is also strongly recommended at any other time of year. The Tallinn Tourist Information Centre does not book accommodation.
Description of accommodation types:
Hotel - an establishment of at least 10 rooms that corresponds to high standards and offers dining service (restaurant).
Guesthouse - an establishment of at least 5 rooms, which offers dining service.
Hostel - a simple establishment for holiday, sport or study visitors, which offers dining or cooking facilities.
Guest apartment - an establishment with food-preparing facilities, which is rented out in entirety.
Bed & Breakfast - accommodation service at a private farm, house or apartment, which include breakfast.
Camping site - an establishment providing limited accommodation service, that has cottages and/or enclosed areas for tents and/or caravans, parking lot and cooking facilities.
Most hotels accept major credit cards. Rates are quoted per room, not per person, and as a rule prices include breakfast and tax.