Looming Hostel



Kastani 38 TartuSee nearby area


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New to the scene in 2011, this promising hostel shares an old factory with a bunch of creative enterprises, some micro museums and a bar/nightclub. Run by urban greenies with a commitment to recycled materials and sustainable practices, Looming (‘creation’ in Estonian) offers smart bunk-free dorms and private rooms, an appealing roof terrace, bike rental (per day €10) and a sauna.

Our independent authors have visited Looming Hostel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Tartu.

Services & facilities

  • Non-smoking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Guest services
    • Tour desk
  • Recreation
    • Bicycle rental
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
  • Parking
    • Free parking
  • Pets
    • Pets allowed

Description provided by property

Looming is an eco-friendly hostel situated in the Young Estonian Creativity Center of Tartu. It features guestrooms decorated by local artists, and has a terrace and a large living area with hammocks. Free Wi-Fi is available.

This hostel offers private and shared accommodations. Rooms are heated, and include furnishings made from natural and recycled materials.

Guests can prepare a meal in the communal kitchen, or play board games in the common room. The Printing Museum and Paper Museum are located nearby. The reception can also provide guests with sightseeing information.

The Tartu Railway Station is a 10-minute walk from Looming. Tartu Art College is located 1.2 km from the hostel. Tartu Bus Station is 1.7 km from the hostel.

Looming offers bicycle rental, and free on-site private parking on request.

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