Villa Ammende is one of the best examples of early art nouveau style in Estonia. The grand villa with a large garden was built in 1905 and belonged to the Ammende merchant family. The façades and interiors of the house were abundant, rich in detail and diverse, but also very stylish. The family went bankrupt after the First World War and the villa was sold to Pärnu City. The house has been used as a summer casino and a club. The villa has now been restored and turned into a luxurious hotel and restaurant, and it looks more stylish and art nouveau than even before. Concerts and art exhibitions are often held in the villa and guests can also enjoy its beautiful green garden.

Reference: Visit Pärnu

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Founded: 1905
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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patrick jakob (4 months ago)
Romantic antique house with warm welcome and great chef in the kitchen
mr. Malaprop (7 months ago)
Terrible service. Which is a pity since the surroundings are beautiful.
Murel Murakas (9 months ago)
Must see in Pärnu. Great place for special occasion or for brunch, lunch, dinner. Surrounding of Ammende Villa is fabulous, pearl of Pärnu for sure!
Heivi Herne (9 months ago)
An architectural pearl of Art Nouveau in Pärnu. Located in a nice park, near the centre of Pärnu and only 5-minute walk to beach. The breakfast was excellent with a table service and a rich menu. The staff was friendly and helpful.
Lisbet Niinepuu (13 months ago)
Personal service, very special and mindful ambience, great restaurant
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