The Savoy, a Fairmont Managed Hotel, is to
reopen its doors on Sunday, 10 October 2010.
The world-famous hotel closed in
December 2007 for a restoration that encompasses the entire
building, from the iconic entrance and the American Bar, to Savoy
Grill and the 268 guestrooms and suites.
"We are very excited
to reopen The Savoy," said Kiaran MacDonald, General Manager.
"It is fair to say that this project has not been without its
challenges, but we are looking forward to unveiling the results of
nearly three years of hard work and dedication. We are very aware
of the place that The Savoy holds in many people's affections and
we firmly believe that the hotel will exceed people's expectations
and reclaim its position as one of the world's great hotels."
The new interiors have been designed by world-renowned designer,
Pierre Yves Rochon who has won acclaim for his work on other
landmark hotels. His plans have been realised by the general
contractors, Chorus Group and architects, Reardon Smith. Chorus
have overseen a team of over 1000 craftsmen and women, artists and
artisans who have worked tirelessly to create interiors that are
in the spirit of the hotel's two main design aesthetics, Edwardian
and Art Deco.
The Savoy's reopening will reveal
a number of notable highlights including the complete remodel of
the legendary River Restaurant, the addition of a luxurious new
two bedroom Royal Suite and the relaunch of 38 River Suites and
guestrooms with views over the River Thames.
the hotel will be The Beaufort Bar, an art deco bar that
will offer champagne, cocktails and cabaret and Savoy Tea, a bijou
teashop selling Savoy tea, accessories and fresh patisserie.
Within the Thames Foyer, the re-introduction of a winter
garden gazebo beneath an ornate glass dome will provide the
perfect ambience for afternoon tea.
In addition, the Savoy Grill
will return again under the operation of Gordon Ramsay Holdings
with Chef Patron, Stuart Gillies and Head Chef, Andy Cook.
those who wish to continue their fitness regime on the road, there
will be a contemporary, glass enclosed fitness gallery and rooftop
swimming pool - one of the few in the city.
Room rates at
The Savoy will start from around GBP 350 per room per night with
reservations opening on 10 August 2010.
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