Hvedholm Castle

Faaborg, Denmark

Hvedholm Castle near Faaborg on the island of Funen in Denmark was built in the 15th century. It was owned in turn by the Banke, Hardenberg and Brahe families until 1919, when the Danish government presented the then owners with an enormous tax demand, forcing them to sell it to the state for approximately 175,000 Danish kroner. Hvedholm Castle was later returned to the Brahe family, who were considered for generations the rightful rulers of the castle and surrounding villages.

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Founded: 1878-1882
Category: Castles and fortifications in Denmark

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Evald Kristensen (2 months ago)
Nice place to see a castle
Paula Jota Pedersen (3 months ago)
We were there for a slotophold. It was amazing to see the inside of the castle, and to sleep in a castle room :-) the dinner was good. The only minus was that the tables were too close to one another.
Mette Frølich (4 months ago)
Very lovely hotel. Gorgeous surroundings and the staff is beyond helpful and welcoming. I cannot recommend this place enough!
Carina Gysi (5 months ago)
It was mostly clean (found someone else's garbage under the bed) and a novel experience to stay in a castle, but the amenities and food did not reflect the prices. There were not all of the toiletries you'd expect, only hair dryer and soap. No curtains on our window, the TV didn't work (not an issue for us, but still), and no telephone to ring to reception (on the 4th floor with no elevator, I'd expect to be able to call to make a table reservation). The food in the restaurant was ok. I found the vegetables from the menu to be undercooked, and the food very simple. The wine menu was a very wrinkled piece of regular printer paper with unavailable wines simply crossed out (could easily be reprinted). Continental breakfast is not included with the room, is an extra 100 kr and very underwhelming. The grounds are very nice to walk around and enjoy sunny weather.
Juan Jose Morales (17 months ago)
Nice hotel, but the rooms are old. Breakfast was 100dkk and not very good. Staying in the castle is a cool experience though.
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