Dikli Manor

Kocēni, Latvia

Dikļi Manor was the property of von Wolf family in the 19th century. Dikli Palace was built for Baron P. von Wolf in 1896. Covering forms of the central facade are repeating type-lines of mansard roofs' side risalites. That kind of treatment of German Beo-Broque style is not a copy of abroad masterpieces, but unique creation using international language of style and adapting it to the local culture enviroment. Mansard was rebuilt in continous years, so a bit of Baroque charm was wasted.

The buildings of the Dikļi castle are organically complemented by a park spanning 20 hectares. Adjacent to the palace lies a duck pond, which is said to have had a floor made of oak. Mazbriede River begins just beyond the pond, whose ravines contain a landscape garden, also known as the Forest Park. In the 1960s, after surveying Dikļi castle park, it was found that approximately 20 exotic trees grow on its grounds.

Dikļi castle is one of the few palaces and landed estates in Vidzemes where much of the original interior décor has been relatively well-preserved. The palace contains a collection of luxurious old stoves and fireplaces. Dikļi castle was restored in 2003. At the moment, the palace houses a hotel, a restaurant, a spa, a recreational facility with saunas, whirlpool bathtubs and a pool, and it provides a venue for various functions.

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Dikļi, Kocēni, Latvia
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Founded: 1896
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Latvia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Latvia)

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Igor Fabjan (4 years ago)
Beautifully restored manor house with lots of antique furniture. Lovely from in and out plus quiet location with a big garden. Popular location for different events. Attentive personnel and good breakfast.
LYLEE001 (5 years ago)
Bed was very old and had bowed in the middle. View of sky from bedroom was interesting. Fan for cooling. Great lawns.
Natie N (5 years ago)
Gorgeous looking manor and attractive park around the manor. Peacefull place with fantastic union of country side. Rooms costs strating from 100eur and are designed in empire style.
Inga Krukle (5 years ago)
It used to be fantastic hotels years ago, high quality and great customer service. Now, mattress is hard and old, no mattress cover-it is not hygenic!!! It is 4* hotel, and to my understanding should have by default complimentary water and bathroom essentials-shower cap, shampoo, shower gel, body lotion at minimum. Sorry to say, but no water and shower cap, conditionet, body lotion you can buy for 1€ in reception. Seriously?????Should i think it forehand tbat i will need it??
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