From being a European city that once served as the centre of the British Raj, ruling over countries in different parts of the globe, London has come a long way. It is now considered to be one of the finest cities in the world, a modern day hub of business, art, culture and fashion.
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The numerous attractions of the city and its ideal urban lifestyle attracts travellers from all over the world and if you want to spend a luxury vacation at this buzzing modern day city, The Savoy is your best bet. Located at the heart of London, the Savoy hotel is London’s pride and has been a chosen destination for luminaries from around the world. This luxury hotel enjoys a very favourable location on the banks of the Thames River and guests have a wonderful opportunity of discovering some of the finest museums, operas and theatres in London. Trips to other attractions of the city can also be easily organized from this hotel.
The Savoy services
The Savoy is dedicated to offer unmatched services that will make the guests’ trip to the hotel an unforgettable experience. The warm hospitality coupled with some world class amenities makes this a chosen destination for the who’s who of London and the rest of the world. This five star luxury hotel allow guests to enjoy some amazing services in the form of a concierge desk willing to take care of all your needs ranging from making arrangements for tickets, restaurant reservations, air-ticket confirmation, booking tickets for theatres, musical concerts and sports events to assisting in arranging city tours or baby sitting.
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Parents with children can enjoy the comforts of a luxury holiday by appointing a baby sitter and those who love to see the magic of creative flower bouquets or other imaginative floral decorations, can seek the services of the hotel’s florist. Moreover, housekeeping services are offered twice a day along with laundry services. And if you need help at shopping, rely on the personal shoppers at Savoy. They will help you to select items on your shopping trips, get a gift when you don’t have the time to do it, accompany you to some of the best shopping centres in town and provide access to exclusive items which are often rare and hard to find. Products from renowned labels are also available at the Savoy boutique and you can choose a lot of items from the hotel store.
Accommodation at The Savoy
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To create the feel of a home away from home, all the suites and rooms at The Savoy have been designed to become a luxury abode. An awesome fusion of the traditional with the modern style has made these rooms even more inviting and attractive. Unique designs have been blended into the décor of each and every suite and room. And in order to create stunning interiors, the rooms have been furnished with the best of Italian linens, fine glass chandeliers and beautiful silk wall coverings that lend the rooms a touch of sophistication. The bathrooms have also been adorned with fine Italian marble and feature rain showerheads.
The guestrooms at The Savoy are classified into Savoy, Savoy Superior, Savoy Deluxe, Grand Deluxe and River View Deluxe rooms. These rooms offer fabulous views of the courtyard, city centre or the Thames and allow guests to enjoy the benefits of amenities like a personal bar that is filled with a varied range of beverages and snacks, writing desk, flat screen TV and iPod docking station. Apart from these, the rooms also have standard amenities like individually controlled air-conditioning, personalized wake up calls, alarm clock, dual line telephones, daily supply of newspapers and magazines, hair dryer, luxury bathroom amenities, shaving or make-up mirror, bathrobe and slippers, in-room safe, high speed internet access and facilities for round the clock in room dining.
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The suites and specialty rooms at The Savoy are classy examples of pure lavishness. These opulent suites and rooms are categorized into Savoy Family, Junior, Deluxe Junior, River View Junior, Edwardian, Art Deco, Art Deco two bedroom, River View Deluxe Suite, River View Deluxe two bedroom suites and the Personality suites that have been inspired by the eminent guests who have resided at these rooms. All the suites are well appointed with modern amenities and guests staying at these suites can enjoy extra privileges like round the clock butler service, in-suite check-in, servings of tea or coffee upon arrival, daily morning tea, seasonal amenities, supply of mineral water and fresh flowers.
However, if you want to enjoy a royal treatment, get yourself a Royal suite. Occupying the entire 5th floor of the Savoy, it is a huge suite with a hall, well appointed office furnished with latest office equipments, a master bedroom, separate sitting and dining rooms, a walk-in dressing room and bathrooms with steam shower and soaking tub.
Dining at the Savoy
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When you are staying at the Savoy, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting a restaurant. The hotel has a number of restaurants that are ideal places for enjoying intimate, cosy dinners as well as eating joints that are excellent for enjoying a quick bite. Therefore, if you want to taste some authentic French cuisine, the River Restaurant will invigorate you and for all day dining or afternoon tea, The Thames Foyer is the perfect place to be. But, if you are in the mood to try out some classic grills, The Savoy Grill would offer you mouth-watering dishes to suit your taste buds. Simpson’s in the Strand is the best place to enjoy sumptuous British fare. The American Bar and Beaufort Bar, on the other hand, are great places to sample a few drinks or for tasting innovative cocktails.
Wellness centre at the Savoy
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The Savoy’s health club offers guests an ideal way of keeping their mind and body in shape. The world class gym not only helps guests to indulge in workout sessions, the rejuvenating therapies and treatments allow guests to keep their worries and tensions at bay while they enjoy a soothing treatment in a peaceful environment. Even personal training programs are available for the guests. The hotel’s swimming pool is also located here and you can unwind by taking laps around the pool.