The history of the Haikko manor dates back to 1362 when a Dominican monastery owned the site. Jöns Olafsson Stenbock bought the manor and Haikko was a residence of Stenbock family for next 400 years. In 1871 it was bought by general Sebastian von Etter. Several members of the Russian Imperial family visited Haikko because von Etter was a close friend to czar Nicholas II. During the revolution in 1917 Grand Duke Kiril´s eldest son Wladimir was born and christened at Haikko. He was the nearest aspirant to the imperial crown of Russia and he became later the head of the Romanov family.

Current main building was built in 1913. The Vuoristo family purchased the manor in 1965. Today Haikko provides conference center, spa and hotel facilities.

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Founded: 1913
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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www.haikko.fi
www.muuka.com

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Lauri Salonen (4 months ago)
If you're looking for a nice remote spa with excellent gym, this is the place to go. Staff is very polite and it's easy to find the place. When it comes to the spa, there are various selection of saunas and pools there even though the whole spa area is not that big. I came here to get some exercise and relax at the spa and wasn't disappointed. Only minus would be that the spa would need some modernization and the spa might get a bit crowded if you come during "rush hours".
Andrey Rodionov (4 months ago)
Hotel Haikko is lovely place to spend weekend before Christmas. Comfortable room, dinner in the mansion, swimming pool, saunas and gym. Everything was very pleasant as always! And winter fairytale outside!
Michael Bippes (5 months ago)
Located in the eastern part of Porvoo, the hotel is placed in a beautiful parcel directly at the seaside. The SPA and the gym are included in the room rate. Small but cozy and WARM bathrooms. Breakfast is very good as well is lunch and dinner. Parking lot is close by. If your budget allows, you might want to make a stay at the manor, which offers an even more sophisticated breakfast and splendid suites. Will come back if I stumble across Porvoo or the surrounding area once again.
Ari Kemppinen (5 months ago)
Saturday after 5PM the pools, tubs and saunas were packed full. Those who did not fit in were walking around aimlessly. And more guests were coming in. It is really a mystery why the weekend packages are more expensive than during the week days, when the whole experience sucks. Breakfast was okay. For a vegan the supper was a surprise, seitan was nicely prepared and presented. Will not return.
Sebastian Vretscher (7 months ago)
Conference location that has good breakfast and a huge park that extends to the sea. The manor itself is extravagant, rooms in other buildings more rustic but very comfortable and clean. The buffet is as good as a buffet can get and serves a few regional specialities in addition to regular plates.
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