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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User Reviews

Timo Strengell (12 months ago)
Wonderful place in! Nice and peaceful surroundings with lots of cultural history and heritage around. Kitchen exceeded the expectations in the get-together dinner we had there. Also the conference center services were well organized taken the Corona safety into consideration.
Jouni Kiuru (13 months ago)
Excellent boutique hotel and spa. Awesome seaside view. Great facilities to have any kind of party or reception, birthdays, weddings, etc.
H Z (13 months ago)
We went there for the midsummer bonfire and had a couple of drinks at the balcony. Cycling from the Porvoo old town took around half an hour. However, the landscape was so beautiful, and romantic:)
Allan Scotson (13 months ago)
We came for our Golden Wedding Anniversary, and was not disappointed. The Manor itself was beyond our expectations for its charm and grandeur. I particularly enjoyed the early breakfast. A good range to choose from, and the quiet piano music produced a tranquil atmosphere to start the day. The air conditioning in the room was fine, and the spa itself a pleasurable different experience. Thank you. We enjoyed our stay. Allan and Maija
Daniel Shaul (19 months ago)
Me and my wife came to Haikko for our honeymoon. We had a room in the new building. The interior was nice, but the outside architecture was quite ugly. The spa was very atmospheric and had a large variety of pools and saunas. We could buy drinks and snacks at the bar and even bring them to the pool. Using the spa area was restricted to one visit of 1,5 hours. Also the massage was organized very nicely with quiet and atmospheric rooms. They even had a special room to relax after the massage. The manor itself is quite beautiful and the place has a long and fascinating history. The restaurant was a bit of a disappointment. As a vegetarians we didn't have many options, so keep that in mind. Also breakfast was organized quite well though half of the people didn't wear masks when using the buffet. Overall it was a nice stay, but a little improvement would make it even better.
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