The magnificent building Hotel Telegraaf, as we know it today, was built in the Old Town of Tallinn at Vene Street 9 in 1878. Designed by the architect Peter Schreiberg from St. Petersburg, it was originally a four-storey house, the two topmost floors added later. The enormous wealth of the citizens of Tallinn demanded appropriate banking, and the famous Handelsbank with branches throughout Germany and Russia, occupied the ground floor, whilst the upper floors contained elegant apartments. At the beginning of World War I the bank closed and, resisting the Bolshevik Revolution, Estonia became independent. At this time Handelsbank ceased operations, and in 1918 the Telegraaf House came into its own! It became the main centre of communications – a great post office with full telephone services offered to public.
Hotel Telegraaf is ideally located at the beginning of Vene Street. It is situated next to the gabled houses, half-hidden courtyards and the Town Hall Square. Unparalleled service and a mix of historic ambience make it the ideal choice for discerning business and leisure travellers. City centre, fashion boutiques and cultural institutions are only walking distance away. Arriving from the Tallin Lennart Meri Airport, the hotel is less than 15 minute drive away. Travel from harbour and train station is around 10 minutes.
The hotel´s 86 rooms, including 3 standard suites and 1 Presidential Suite, are designed in Modern Art style with Art Deco touches and offer refined and elegant decór. Most of the rooms feature Medieval Old town views.
Each room incorporates a medium sized bathroom, air-conditioning and safe along with free Wi-Fi high speed internet access. In addition, an in-room service cabinet is convenient for guest’s minimum disturbance. Furthermore, a flat screen television set supplies a wide range of entertainment options.
MEETINGS & EVENTS
Symphony Lounge – The 5 star experience is our promise to exceed your expectations by providing personalized care and outstanding services while we let you focus on discussing your fresh ideas. We propose Tailor-made catering options from our award-winning culinary team, from exclusive banquet menus to elegant tea breaks. Upon availability, parking for the meeting is complimentary.
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DINING & ENTERTAINMENT
Restaurant Tchaikovsky presents a symphony of Russian cuisine. In 2009 and 2010 the e-zine Flavours of Estonia has ranked our cuisine as Estonia’s third best in the fine dining category and in 2011, 2012 and 2013 the second place in its annual 50 Best Restaurants in Estonia Award. The restaurant seats up to 55 guests. Lobby Bar is an atmospheric meeting place for light lunches and evening cocktails.
Summer terrace is the perfect rendezvous for a business meeting or a get together with friends where in the evening one can glamorously unwind with a glass of champagne. Summer terrace is as an exclusive Old Town`s oasis, just a short walk from the Town Hall Square. What a better way to get away from the streets.
Elemis SPA offers complete relaxation and well-being that provides a welcome break from the hectic pace of business. It is a friendly space that has everything to help you unwind: a range of massages, a 3x10m pool, full-size Jacuzzi, sauna and steam bath. It is a perfect choice after a work day.