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Royal Savoy Hotel

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Rua Carvalho Araujo, Funchal, Madeira 9000-022 , Portugal
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have gone to the Royal Savoy in August every year since it opened. The resort is excellent but this year there have been improvements in value for money. Prices have come down and the discount voucher system has been improved. Now, the discount increases depending on how much you spend. There are several nights when the dinner in the... More

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Madeira is certainly worth seeing / experiencing. Used this hotel as a base and loved the place. Great staff, decent food and no kids around to disturb the relaxing atmosphere. As long as you are fit enough to climb all the hills, try it out.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I last visited a year ago with my Brother in law and two friends. The rooms were set up as two twin rooms, which we had requested. The staff were always friendly and helpful. We didn't eat in the hotel but went out to the local restaurants and bars. The time of year we went was for the Madeira wins... More

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Ullapool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This year I travelled with my sister and we decided to eat at the hotel restuarant. I must say we were giving excellent attention throughout the meal and the quality of the food was excellent too. Entertainment during the meal was also very good. The setting of the restaurant is lovely. Overall we were very pleased with service given to... More

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acorreia, Manager at Royal Savoy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of The Royal Savoy Hotel on this website. Your compliments are a great motivation to everyone here. We consistently strive to maintain the "Savoy" high standards of food and service and kind comments from our guests make it all worthwhile. We thank you for your kind words and hope it will not be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Royal Savoy with friends last night for a special gourmet dinner. The setting was wonderful. Just 14 people on the roof of an ancient fort within the grounds and with the sea lapping at the walls. The food was of a very high quality; foie gras poëlé, canard à l'orange, etc. My only negative comment would... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from an Interval International timeshare exchange. Although in many ways it did live up to it's "Savoy" reputation in others it did not. eg I arrived around 7pm feeling tired after a long day travelling to be greeted with a cold reception and the statement that the half board vouchers I wished to purchase were no longer available... More

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acorreia, Manager at Royal Savoy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on TripAdvisor. Firstly, please accept our apologies for the service shortfall and the discomfort you experienced. We have in fact very recently introduced the New Cash Advance Discount Vouchers offering our guests and members additional discounts on all the food and beverages options on offer at the hotel.... More

Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always enjoy our regular visit to the Royal Savoy, Funchal. As ever the hotel is very pleasing in many respects and we always look forward to staying there. The pools and apartments are spotlessly clean and the staff are very keen to please. However it is very noticeable that there is a distinct lack of "management" presence especially over... More

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acorreia, Manager at Royal Savoy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your experiences and views of your recent stay with us. We do value our guests' comments and their concerns are of great importance to us, so please rest assured that your feedback will be taken into consideration in order to ensure that our service is constantly kept to the highest levels meeting our guests’... More

Zagreb
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got free upgrade from Savoy Garden to Royal Savoy. The hotel and service is someting on the level we have never seen before. Breakfast buffe also great. 1 heated 1 not heated pool. Beach on location.

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acorreia, Manager at Royal Savoy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing your stay at The Royal Savoy Hotel and for your kind words about the hotel, the service, food offerings and our stunning ocean front location. Your kind feedback is very much appreciated and we all look forward to having the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. warm wishes and Muito Obrigado ! The... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed a week at this lovely hotel with stunning views. An older crowd staying here which gave it a quiet and relaxed atmosphere. There were some families with children but they were all so well behaved you didn't even know they were there. I like a bit of life in the evening and enjoyed the nightly entertainment in the... More

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acorreia, Manager at Royal Savoy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing your stay at The Royal Savoy Hotel on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to read how much you enjoyed the experience staying with us and we thank you for your kind words about our stunning location, food offerings and nightly entertainment. We all hope it will not be too long before we have the... More

Wales
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14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to the R S again and returned last Thursday . My sister in law and myself had another wonderful holiday . This year we had free wifi in all rooms which was really appreciated . The staff at this hotel are amazing . They all make you feel very special . The meals in the dining room are... More

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acorreia, Manager at Royal Savoy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you ever so much for taking the time to post such a generous review of The Royal Savoy Hotel and particularly for your outstanding praises of the service we provide. We are incredibly proud of our staff and our prime location and were delighted that this stood out for you, too. Your kind comments were hugely appreciated... More

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Address: Rua Carvalho Araujo, Funchal, Madeira 9000-022 , Portugal
Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Royal Savoy Hotel 5*
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Also Known As:
Royal Savoy Funchal
Savoy Funchal
Royal Savoy Hotel Funchal
Royal Savoy Resort Funchal
Royal Savoy Hotel Madeira/Funchal

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The Royal Savoy Hotel  is situated in a privileged oceanfront location overlooking the harbour of Funchal. The city's fascinating historic and cultural centre are close by. Funchal's Old Town district, the bustling Marina, beautiful city gardens, Municipal Theatre, city squares adored with outdoor cafes & esplanades, Shopping Centres, Museums and many more interesting places to visit are just a stone's throw away.  This Hotel offers 12 spacious standard rooms, 101 junior suites plus 59 superior suites with one or two bedrooms, each elegantly decorated providing the utmost quality and comfort whilst creating a unique exotic atmosphere. All rooms have an ample furnished balcony and enjoy magnificent ocean views. All junior suites have their own kitchenette, sofa bed, refrigerator bar, cable and interactive flat screen TV, DVD player, Internet, electronic room safe and a full bathroom with separate shower, hairdryer and bathrobes. The superior suites have 1 or 2 bedrooms, kitchen, sofa bed, refrigerator bar, interactive cable, flat screen TV, DVD surround sound system, electronic room safe and 2 or 3 bathrooms (master-bathroom equipped with bathtub and separate shower), hair dryer and bathrobes. All rooms have free internet wireless system. This stunning complex is architecturally designed to allow you to appreciate to the full extent the beautiful breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy the wide variety of both on-site and off-site leisure facilities and entertainment services, including heated indoor pool; gymnasium; a luxury spa where you can enjoy the free use of the sauna, steam room and tropical shower; games room; hairdresser, free internet wireless system, fine a-la-carte and buffet restaurant, piano bar with nightly live musical entertainment and pool snack bar, 2 outdoor sea-water swimming pools (one heated), jacuzzi, and children's splash pool. We also feature a spacious sundeck and terrace coupled with shady and lush sub-tropical gardens, which are further adorned with a barbecue area, a short seaside promenade, fountains and water cascades, private sea access and outdoor games area - all providing maximum holiday ambience. ... more   less 
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