Accommodation in Tartu

Tartu offers a broad range of accommodation options, most of which are within easy walking distance of the conference venue and the historical city centre. We have listed some of them below but additional options can be found using any of the booking sites such as booking.com or Airbnb.

Suggested accommodation options in Tartu:

Please note that no pre-bookings for these accommodations have been made, all information about hotel rates is approximate and prices may change slightly depending on availability. Participants are expected to book their accommodation individually by contacting the providers directly.

****Hotell Lydia is a superior hotel located in the very heart of Old Town on the slope of Toome Hill. The hotel also has a small spa and a restaurant which has been chosen as one of the best restaurants in the Nordics by White Guide Nordic 2017. Room rates start at around €100. Distance from the main conference venue: 200m

****Hotel London is a hotel located in Tartu’s Old Town, close to the Town Hall Square and the University Main Building. The hotel features 60 rooms on four floors overlooking the streets of the Old Town or a quiet yard. Room rates start at around €80. Distance from the main conference venue: 120m

***Dorpat Hotel is situated on the banks of the Emajõgi River and features a small spa. It is adjacent to the bus station and the Tasku shopping center. Room rates start at around €60. Distance from the main conference venue: 1 km

***Art Hotel Pallas offers comfortable accommodation in the downtown of Tartu. The hotel has 62 rooms. Rates for single rooms start at around €50. Distance from the main conference venue: 700m

Hotel Tartu is located conveniently close to the bus station and the Tasku shopping centre. It features over 70 modern-style rooms, rates start from 50€ per night. Distance from the main conference venue: 1.2km

Tampere House is a cosy guesthouse situated in the Old Town.  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. Distance from the main conference venue: 100m

Hostel options:

Hektor Design HostelDistance from the main conference venue: 1.6km

Looming HostelDistance from the main conference venue: 1.1 km

Tartu Donwtown HostelDistance from the main conference venue: 900m 


If you cannot find the information you need to arrange your accommodation, please contact us at ssel2020@ut.ee. Please note that the hotels listed are third parties and therefore neither the conference organizers nor the University of Tartu are responsible for any bookings or correspondence entered into with any party. Please see the respective websites for booking terms and conditions.