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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Founded: 1870-1890
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)


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User Reviews

Nikita Akindinov (9 months ago)
The best place to disappear in the nature. Cozy atmosphere, privacy and amazing spa. Rooms are made with love. Antique furniture, art on the walls, beds with great mattresses. Quite and chill place with kind stuff. High recommend it!
Karolis K. (9 months ago)
Pädaste Manor is an absolute gem that left us utterly enchanted. The Farm House Villa was a perfect blend of comfort and rustic charm, with breathtaking landscapes as the backdrop. The Alexander 4-course dinner was a culinary masterpiece, a symphony of flavors and artful presentation. What truly made my stay exceptional was the impeccable staff, whose genuine warmth and hospitality made me feel like an honored guest. And let's not forget the private sauna – an absolute highlight! The serene escape it provided was the perfect cherry on top of an already amazing experience. Pädaste Manor is a must-visit for those seeking tranquility, delectable cuisine, attentive service, and a touch of wellness luxury. Counting down the days until I can return to this haven of relaxation and indulgence!
Vaiva Vaiva (9 months ago)
Very cosy place, nice service. The food in the café wasn't very special, but we had a delicious meal
Mila iloria (10 months ago)
This time we visited restaurant and were again taken by the serenity of this retreat. Magic kingdom of heaven.
Joel Louette (10 months ago)
Very nice hotel. We booked it through Hyatt. They treat very well globalist. Alexndar restaurant also very good. Friendly service. Be aware they don't take Amex.
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