Pädaste Manor

Muhu, Estonia

The written history of Pädaste Manor dates back to the year 1566. On the 25th of June of that year Fredrik II, King of Denmark handed the manor over to the von Knorr family in recognition of services rendered to the Danish Crown. The manor and surrounding farms were an important centre of agricultural activity already by that time.

It must have been much earlier, not long after bishop Albert von Buxhoeveden by decree of Pope Honorius III led the last and decisive battle on Muhu Island against the Estonian heathens that this enchanting site was selected to build a manor.

The origins of the manor go back to the 14th century, some of these ancient walls are still visible at the very heart of the house. In the latter part of the 19th century the house was enlarged considerably and given a new façade, hence the harmonious dimensions and clean lines which give the house it’s character today.

The buildings that frame the court yard were erected between 1870 and 1890, a period of German-Baltic nobles. The manor was a state-owned building from the end of the Second World War until 1986 when it again became private property. Since 1997 The fully renovated manor complex has been turned into a luxury hotel and a spa complex.

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Pädaste küla, Muhu, Estonia
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Details

Founded: 1870-1890
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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SGD (10 months ago)
It is obvious that this hotel invest much more to promote itself then working on it's quality and service for customers. We saw the article in a travel magazine and came here for 3 nights. We were very dissapointed. Everything is not on a level of a boutique hotel. There are no pool, no sauna and no sandy beach in the hotel. There are just 4 sunbeds ext to the water but they are occupied from early morning. Especially it is disappointing when you come with children. There are NOTHING to do for them here. Mosquitos and blood drinking animals everywhere ...
Chantel Rowe (13 months ago)
Really lovely setting, especially down by the water, and a great way to experience the Estonian islands. Staff were very hospitable, and looked after our every need. Areas of improvement - needs a nice bar area and disappointed that the sauna and hot tub were not included for guests (had to pay extra spa fee).
richard veltri (2 years ago)
Exquisite experience with impeccable quality of service and attention to details! Thank you, for making our special day, this memorable - we will always cheris this special place!
susan lim (3 years ago)
Cool place. Super relaxing and calming. Just by the sea where you can laze or meditate. Super breakfast and other meals. Though a little off in location, but it is worth the experience.
S L (3 years ago)
Cool place. Super relaxing and calming. Just by the sea where you can laze or meditate. Super breakfast and other meals. Though a little off in location, but it is worth the experience.
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