Nestled on the picturesque slope of Toomemägi Hill, just behind Tartu's Town Hall Square, Hotel Lydia effortlessly marries the ambiance of the Old Town with contemporary architectural elegance. This superior hotel in Tartu offers a distinctive retreat with its 70 thoughtfully designed rooms, There is also a spa lounge with various saunas and small pool. Fitness enthusiasts will appreciate the well-equipped fitness club, Its restaurant Hõlm, under the helm of head chef Sven Pärn, stands out as one of the finest dining establishments in the Baltic and Nordic region, recognized by the White Guide Baltics and highly recommended in the MICHELIN Guide 2023. This remarkable restaurant features an open kitchen, offering a unique insight into the art of cooking, with a focus on innovative techniques and the use of historical recipes from Lydia Grünmann Holm's 1925-26 cookbook, from which the restaurant takes its name.
This hotel has been awarded the Green Key Label.
The international Green Key eco-label, launched in Denmark in 1994 and now adopted by 48 countries, including Estonia since 2001, promotes environmental sustainability in various types of accommodations. Over 20 sites in Estonia have obtained the Green Key label, ranging from hotels to guest apartments. The Estonian Tourist Board and the Tallinn Centre of Stockholm Environment Institute oversee the awarding process. The Green Key stands out for its commitment to water, cleaning, waste, energy, food, landscape maintenance, and purchasing requirements, ensuring eco-friendliness, sustainability, and quality for visitors and regularly inspecting compliance in these areas.