The Savoy - for every occasion

For the Modern Family – The Royal Suite

Half-brothers, stepsisters, aunties, cousins, godparents, best friends, nannies… The modern family can be big and beautiful but sometimes makes it difficult to celebrate in style. Booking the the Royal Suite at The Savoy means being able enjoy a relaxing stay in this elegant home-away-from-home, while also having the opportunity to get the whole clan together.

The space gives a unique view across a bend in the River Thames, with floor to ceiling windows offering an awe-inspiring panorama including seven of London’s bridges. Living spaces are both luxurious and comfortable with an open plan living and dining area, but the standout feature is the private bar, offering ample opportunity for hosting a celebration.

A dedicated Savoy team, including two butlers on-hand 24/7 ensure that every detail is taken care of. The bedroom has been designed for true indulgence; on top of a stately four-poster lies a Savoir Beds hand-sprung mattress, each of its springs wound with cashmere wool. Next door, a walk-in dressing room and an impressive ensuite bathroom with deep Jacuzzi bathtub and invigorating steam shower are the ideal environment for personal party prep. A second connecting bedroom can be twinned so loved ones can also be close by, or why not book a swathe of rooms to make sure everyone can enjoy a relaxing lie-in, Savoy-style the next day, with breakfast back in the Suite? More time together to create even more memories to treasure.

For The Wedding Squad – The Savoy Suite

The Savoy Suite is open, light-filled and boasts spectacular views – perfect for a day of wedding preparation and celebration ahead of the actual nuptials.

The spectacular view across the Thames from this suite inspired Claude Monet to paint his famous series of London bridges. The artist stayed in this same suite for the first of three lengthy stays at The Savoy between 1899 and 1901. With such incredible light, where better for hair and makeup prep and for photographs of the Bridal party before the main event.

The Savoy Suite comprises an entrance foyer, master bedroom, ensuite bathroom and master dressing room – all ideal for the bride (or groom) to make themselves at home before the wedding and even return later in the day for an outfit change, or to spend their wedding night there. An adjoining suite has been incorporated into the design to create the option for a more spacious, two-bedroom suite so parents or best friends can also share the experience.

The lounge area has a fireplace and private luxury bar, all perfect for relaxing with a Champagne breakfast, and the ideal backdrop for a photographer to capture all the build-up. A dedicated Savoy Butler is on hand to ensure everything goes without a snag and that everyone gets to the church (or registry office, event space etc…) on time! And for that extra special touch, guests can book the hotel’s chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce Phantom. The epitome of British luxury, this exclusive four-door limousine car with its recognisable S8 VOY number plate is available on request to ensure a most elegant (and instagrammable) arrival.

For A Theatre Getaway With Mum – The Savoy Personality Suites

Embodying the legends who have once graced the halls of The Savoy, the Personality Suites promise to portray the wit of Noel Coward, the charisma of Richard Harris, and the legend that is Frank Sinatra through the Art-Deco design of the one-bedroom suites. Step back into the Golden Age through the marble entrance foyer into the suites’ separate sitting room, with all the modern luxuries of a contemporary hotel. Other Personality Suites reveal a glamourous Edwardian aesthetic, decorated with The Savoy’s trademark black and white chequer board flooring and claw-foot bathtubs, coupled with spectacular river views that once inspired Claude Monet. These suites take the namesake of legends such as Katherine Hepburn, Maria Callas and Charlie Chaplin who once returned to the Savoy time and time again.

The Personality Suites evoke legends of stage and screen, perfect for a special occasion theatre trip with mum, grandma or a theatre-loving friend or relative. No need to stray far from the hotel, with the Savoy Theatre on the doorstep, and a host of other West End theatres within walking distance, as well as the National Theatre just across the River Thames on the South Bank.

In the suites, a large bedroom features a king-size bed, dressing table and armchair, leading to a separate sitting room, independent dressing area, marble entrance foyer and guest cloakroom. Guests travelling with larger families of theatre fans may wish to connect the Katharine Hepburn River View to a River View Junior Suite. Bathrooms, with bespoke Penhaligon amenities are decorated with The Savoy’s trademark black-and-white checkerboard flooring, and all feature a freestanding claw-foot bath, double vanity unit and separate walk-in showers.

After luxuriating in the suite and enjoying a leisurely time getting ready, guests can easily book a pre-theatre dinner at Simpson’s in the Strand, Kaspar’s or Savoy Grill before catching a show, then keep the magic of a classic era alive with a late drink at the American Bar – London’s longest surviving cocktail bar which continues to be awarded top global accolades thanks to its innovation around the classics. Alternatively, guests are welcome to continue their evening in the Beaufort Bar for a true essence of glamour of a time when stars graced the renowned cabaret stage at The Savoy.

For guests looking for some extra magic, The Savoy’s archivist, Susan Scott, runs regular historical hours - a must for any guest interested in the hotel’s rich history and heritage. The 75-minute tour starts at 4.00pm, followed by Q&A in the Savoy Museum with a glass of Champagne. Alternatively, a Vintage Cocktails Masterclass can be arranged, hosted by an American Bar bartender.  The masterclass takes guests on a journey through the history of cocktails and spirits and includes two vintage cocktails and a three-course dinner at Kaspar’s at The Savoy.

The Grandparent Getaway – the Two-bedroom Family Room

For quality time between grandparents and grandchildren (and a well-earned break for parents) a two-Bedroom Family Room at The Savoy is the perfect place for Grandparents to spoil the little ones and create memories together. The rooms offer two spacious bedrooms - one with king-size bed and the other with two double - and elegant Edwardian design throughout. Kids will love the Children's Welcome Kit and bathroom amenities, bathrobes, slippers and clothes hangers and grandparents will love the warm welcome offered by The Savoy team.

There’s plenty for children to do around the hotel, with shows, shopping, museums and sites to see. Back at the hotel, the 10m swimming pool will help burn off some energy and little guests can also enjoy their own special Afternoon Tea. The Tiger Who Came to Tea at The Savoy, in partnership with Harper Collins Children’s Books, is a unique children’s Afternoon Tea that celebrates the 50th anniversary of Judith Kerr’s treasured classic. For older children, a chocolate masterclass is the perfect choice. Hosted by The Savoy’s award-winning chocolatiers, it includes lessons on how to work with chocolate and the opportunity to creating unique chocolate recipes to take home share with parents and friends and recreate the magical memories with their grandparents again and again.

For more information on rooms and suites at The Savoy, as well as unique experiences to share, visit The Savoy’s new website

 

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