Practical information

Time zone: GMT+2
Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
Telephone country code: +372
Drinking water: Potable
Driving: Right-hand

Police, ambulance and fire emergency number: 112

Closest hospital:
East-Tallinn Central Hospital
(Tallinna Keskhaigla)
Address: Ravi 18, Tallinn
Entrance to the emergency department is from the end door of the Eye Clinic (Silmakliinik).
Access with personal transport from Juhkentali Street. See the map here.
Reception desk +372 620 7040, triage nurse +372 620 7942
To obtain emergency medical care you should present your personal identification and standard appointment fee at the reception desk

Closest pharmacy:
Pirita Selveri Apteek (at Pirita Selver)
Open every day 9-21
Address: Rummu tee 2, Tallinn
Tel: +372 667 3583

24h pharmacies:
Tõnismäe Apteek, address Tõnismägi 5, Tallinn, tel +372 644 2282, map
Vikerlase Apteek, address Vikerlase 19, Tallinn, tel +372 638 4338, map

General opening hours
Shops: Monday-Sunday 10–20
Supermarkets: Monday-Sunday 9-22
Post Offices and Banks: Monday-Friday: 9–18
Credit Cards: All major international credit cards are accepted in hotels, shops and restaurants (Visa, MasterCard, American Express)

Closest supermarket: Pirita Selver
Across the street from Kalev Yacht Club
Open every day 9-23
Address: Rummu tee 4, Tallinn

Closest post office: Pirita Post Office (at Pirita Selver)
Open Monday to Friday 10-20, Saturday and Sunday 10-16
Address: Rummu tee 2, Tallinn

Closest bank office: Swedbank (at Pirita Selver)
Open Monday to Friday 10-20, Saturdays at 10-15, Sundays closed
Address: Rummu tee 2, Tallinn

Closest ATM-s: at Pirita Selver
ATM-s by Swedbank, SEB, Nordea, Sampo
Open 24h
Address: Rummu tee 2, Tallinn


One of the reliable taxi companies we recommend is Tallink Takso with yellow or black taxi cabs. To order a taxi, call 1921 or + 372 640 8921. You will also receive special coupons from us, which will give you a 15% discount on Tallink taxis.

Closest taxi stop: in front of Pirita TOP SPA Hotel

 Please do not confuse Tallink Takso with Tallinn Takso, which we do not recommend to take under any circumstances.

When using a taxi, please know your rights:

  • You have the right to choose any taxi from the taxi stand.
  • The taxi fares will be established by the taxi operator. There is no maximum limit on prices, so look out!
  • The passenger will pay for the trip according to the reading on the taxi meter.
  • The taxi driver is obligated to give a receipt from the taxi meter’s printer (definitely ask the taxi driver for a printout from the taxi meter at the end of the trip). In case the taxi meter and printer are broken the passenger has the right to refuse to pay.
    Read more about using taxis here.

Public transportation

It is very convenient to take the bus between Pirita Olympic Sailing Centre and Tallinn city centre. The drive is only about 10 minutes and the bus stop is only a few hundred meters from the official hotel and Kalev Yacht Club.
The buses on the route are 1A, 8, 34A and 38.
Your bus stop in Pirita is: Rummu
City centre bus stop is: Viru keskus
Bus schedules are available online:

Remember that you can use the Tallinn public transportation for free only with the Finn Gold Cup 2013 accreditation card.


Tallinn is generally safe but please follow these instructions:
There are pickpockets in the city centre, public transport etc, so please keep an eye on your belongings at all times.
Do not leave anything visible in the vehicle at any times.
Always double-check that the doors are properly locked.

On the water

If you are planning to rent a boat in Estonia, please remember that you are subject to owning the international certificate of competence for operators of pleasure craft (valid for sea and inland waters). This is carefully monitored by the water police.
While at water, every person on board an open craft is advised to wear a lifejacket.

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