Tartu offers a broad range of accommodation options from dormitory rooms to guesthouses, to full-service hotels, most are within easy walking distance of the conference venues. The conference venues are all located in the city centre. Participants book their accommodation individually by contacting the providers directly. Please note that all information about hotel rates is approximate and prices may change slightly depending on availability. All of the providers listed below have been informed of the Graduate Student Conference and are looking forward to welcoming you in Tartu!
The Tartu Student Village offers two housing options: dormitory rooms with up to 100 beds and a hostel with up to 85 beds. All rooms are double-occupancy in order to offer as many low-cost options as possible. Both buildings are modern, have free WiFi (eduroam) and are located just five-minute walk from the city centre.
The dormitory has twin rooms, clustered into apartments (three twin rooms per apartment). Each apartment has a shower, bathroom and kitchen area. The rate for a single bed (in a twin room) is €15 per night. Breakfast is not included, but is available from nearby cafés.
When booking online quote code: 'ECPR-dorm' in the comments box.
The hostel has twin rooms which are more individual. Each room has its own bathroom and a small kitchenette. The rate for a single bed (in the twin room) is €20 per night. Breakfast is not included, but is available from nearby cafés.
When booking online quote code: 'ECPR-hostel' in the comments box.
To book online click here. If you want to book two places at once (i.e. with a roommate), please indicate that as well, otherwise you will be allocated a roommate by the student village.
The Tartu Vocational Education Center features a dormitory-hotel with up to 82 places in twin rooms. All rooms are double-occupancy in order to offer as many low-cost options as possible. The nightly rate for a single bed (in a twin room) is €25 and includes breakfast. The hotel is located on Kopli Street 1c, just a 10-minute bus ride to the city, using one of two city buses number 4 and 9, (the ‘Karete’ bus stop).
To book Book online click here and quote code: 'ECPR' into the comments box. If you want to book two places at once (i.e. with a roommate), please indicate that as well, , otherwise you will be allocated a roommate by the student village.
Vaksali 4 is a specially renovated hostel, perfect for those who plan to travel by train since it’s located adjacent to Tartu city train station. With its fully wooden interior, the building has an old-style charm. The hostel just a 15-minute walk to the city centre and conference venue from behind the Dome Hill. Rates for a single room start at €30.
Terviseks Bed & Breakfast caters for backpackers and travellers by offering mixed-occupancy rooms with an open kitchen, free breakfast and numerous other amenities. Its biggest win however, is its location, right on the Town Hall square. Prices start at just €15 per night. Book early because spaces are limited!
Looming Hostel is an eco-friendly hostel with a unique interior and atmosphere located in the Young Estonian Creativity Center of Tartu, just a short walk from the city center. Rates start at 15€ per night.
Hotel Tartu is located directly in the city centre, conveniently close to the bus station and the Tasku shopping centre. It features over 70 modern-style rooms. Single-occupancy rates are approximately €50 per night, including breakfast. Book early for the best deals!
Tampere House is a cosy guesthouse situated right in the old-town area. Enjoy home-style accommodation in a 17-century wooden-timber dwelling. Tampere House has just six rooms, of which three are twin/double, three are for groups. Rates are between €50 and €99, including breakfast.
Aleksandri Hotel is a mid-range hotel located within an easy 15-minute walk from the downtown area. It offers 26 twin rooms plus several group rooms. Rates for single-occupancy start at around €40.
Starest Hotel offers some 60 rooms and is located in the Annelinn district of Tartu. Though further away from the downtown area, it can be reached in less than 15 minutes with three different city buses running every few minutes. The rate for single-occupancy rooms is around €50. An ISIC card gives a 10% discount.
Dorpat Hotel is one of the newest in Tartu, situated right on the banks of the Emajõgi River and featuring a small spa. It is adjacent to the bus station and the Tasku shopping center. It has 170 standard rooms with rates starting at around €75.
If you cannot find the information you need to arrange your accommodation please email graduateconference [ät] ecpr.eu
Please note, these are third parties and therefore that neither the ECPR nor the University of Tartu is responsible for any bookings or correspondence entered into with any party. Please see the respective websites for booking terms and conditions.