Modern luxury in the best preserved medieval city in Europe

To put the appeal of the Three Sisters Hotel in Tallinn into perspective we have to start with the building itself. Three merchant houses dating from 1362 located on Pikk street just inside the old city walls. The entire old town is a designated Unesco World Heritage site and this spectacular example of medieval building complex make it a top ten site to see in most guide books. As a guest staying in this fabulously renovated boutique 5*, inside it gets even better.

The rooms are as far away from the cookie cutter experience of chain hotels as you would expect. Each of the 23 rooms at the Three Sisters is unique. The most basic double room is not very basic at all. All the amenities you would expect to find in a 5* are there; flat screen TV, extremely comfortable beds and duvets, Babor Spa toiletries, robe and slippers and a well stocked mini and snack bar but there’s also something extra to the experience.

The luxury feels very subtle and understated and the overall effect is a very relaxing atmosphere. Past guests include such diverse luminaries as Queen Elizabeth ll and Lou Reed.


This atmosphere of calm continues throughout the entire hotel and creates a very pleasant environment for appreciating the many original features still to be seen throughout the building. It’s certainly worth taking the stairs instead of the lift sometimes to see the exposed original painted designs on the stone windows. In Bordoo, the excellent restaurant, look up and see some of the original wood beams in place since the 14th century.

Breakfast is worth getting up early for at the Three Sisters. In our opinion this ranks as one of the best breakfast buffets we have experienced. All the usual elements are there, fresh fruit, juice, cold cuts including a fabulous selection of meats and cheese and so on but as with the rest of the Three Sisters experience it is the attention to detail and the extras on offer that take it to another level.

Try some local delicacies like smoked salmon or herring with a glass of prosecco, a national dish called “kama” which is actually a healthy muesli yoghurt or just appreciate the superb choice of breads and pastries. Hot options like scrambled eggs are also available.

Tallinn is a breathtakingly beautiful city and the best preserved medieval city in Europe. To be able to stay in one of the most special buildings within the old town is an experience not to be missed. And we’re giving you the chance to experience it!

The Three Sisters hotel and Ryanair are giving one lucky reader the chance to win a 3 night break for 2 people with return flights from Dublin to Tallinn, private transfers and dinner in Bordoo restaurant on one evening.

Find out more here or join us on Facebook to enter.

Fancy a 5* spring break in the best preserved medieval city in Europe?



The Three Sisters Hotel and Ryanair are giving one lucky reader the chance to win a very special 3 night city break in Tallinn, Estonia for 2 people!

Stepping inside the walls of the old town in Tallinn is like being transported back in time. Cobbled streets, gothic buildings and slender spired churches abound as well as the best preserved medieval town hall and square to be found anywhere in Europe.

At the heart of this, on Pikk Street, the three original merchant houses dating from 1362 which now house the Three Sisters hotel are listed in all the guide books as an essential sight to see from the outside. Inside it gets even better. See our full hotel review here. See our city review here.


Our winner will receive:

  • 3 nights for 2 people at the 5* Three Sisters hotel in Tallinn, Estonia.
  • Return flights from Dublin to Tallinn with Ryanair
  • Private transfers from airport to hotel
  • Dinner for 2 in Bordoo on one evening

To enter join us on Facebook. “Like” the Three Sisters Facebook page then leave a comment “Travelpod.ie comp”. Winner will be selected at random and announced by 4:00pm Friday April 20th. Prize is valid for travel April – June and September – October 2012 subject to availability.

Ryanair flies from Dublin to Tallinn twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays. For a full list of destinations and lowest fares please visit www.ryanair.com



Terms & Conditions

1. To qualify to enter the competition you must be resident in the Repulic of Ireland and be 18 years old or over.

2. You must not be an employee, an agent or a director of Travelpod.ie.

3. The prize is not transferable and cannot be substituted for a cash alternative.

4. Bookings must be made directly with the Three Sisters Hotel and Ryanair. Email confirmations of prizes and flight vouchers will be supplied with full instructions of how to book.

5. The winner will be selected at random from those entries received before the closing date, 1.00pm Friday April 20th.

6. Travelpod.ie will not be responsible or pay you compensation for any injury, illness, death, loss, damage, expense, flight cancellation or any other unforseeable circumstance beyond our control.