We have just enjoyed a weeks stay at the Savoy Gardens. What a lovely hotel. The room was large and spotlessly clean with an enormous double bed. There was a good variety of food at breakfast and dinner, so good in fact that we have both arrived home carrying a few extra pounds !
We did not try out the swimming pool but did notice that it was cleaned everyday by a lovely young man who was very helpful on the one day that it rained, advising us not to drive too fast and to avoid the mountain roads as heavy rain can cause rock falls.
This was our first holiday in Madeira so we were not sure what to expect. We hired a car for 4 days so we could explore the island at our leisure, but car hire is not necessary if you don't like driving abroad as the buses are good and there are plenty of coach operators offering excursions.
Every member of staff at the Savoy Gardens that we came across during our stay were friendly and helpful, this includes the Thompson reps John and Hayley !
We really enjoyed our stay and hope to visit again in the future.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Cradled against an oceanfront hillside and located in a quiet and sunny suburb of Funchal, within approx 2km from the city centre, the renovated Hotel Savoy Gardens (ex-Vila Ramos), renowned for the provision of friendly and personalised service, offers amazing mountain and sea views across lush verdant plantations. The Savoy Gardens is a friendly boutique-style hotel that provides its guests a modern feel and a traditional quality. All 119 completely renovated rooms include 9 suites. All have their own furnished balcony and are equipped with air-conditioning, direct dial telephone, flat screen TV set with interactive TV, FREE internet wireless system, tea and coffee making facilities, safety box and mini-bar, plus a fully equipped bathroom with bathtub, shower and hairdryer.The elegant and new interiors are all designed in soft colours with excellent materials to create a relaxing atmosphere throughout the hotel. The Savoy Gardens Hotel features the Restaurant Laurissilva, serving a daily buffet breakfast and themed Buffet dinners with cooking station. In a reserved cosy area, this restaurant also features a elegant a la carte dinner service. The Cica cocktail bar serving evening cocktails and the Palmeira bar serving snacks, hot and fresh drinks throughout the day as well as a daily suggestion of healthy and delicious light dishes for lunch. One outdoor freshwater heated swimming pool, a panoramic rooftop 360º view terrace with sun-lounges, jacuzzi, shower and self-service bar - the ideal location to spot the daily arrivals and departures of cruise liners in Funchal's harbour. Some of the facilities are also located in the lower-ground floor, such as the Spa with themed and seasonal promotions and special spa packages, the hairdresser, a games and TV room with internet desk and the Night Club Magnolia with nightly live music and entertainment. The Savoy Gardens Hotel is a new concept in Adults Only accommodation. Conceived as a place for rest and fun specially dedicated for those seeking a relaxing although extravagant vacation: unique experiences, amazing entertainment programmes, personalised service and attention to detail and all the commodities and services of a hotel for guests over 16 years of age. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Savoy Gardens
- Savoy Gardens Funchal
- TUI SENSIMAR Savoy Gardens Madeira/Funchal