We tried to stay at the Savoy on Saturday th 15th of December 2012. On arrival we asked the two ladies at the front desk if the hotel was quite as we just had a bad experience the previous night with a noisy hotel. They informed us that it was and so we booked in for our stay. The room was not bad, although everything is a little run down, everything was clean. We went out for the night and upon our arrival at our room (22h30) we heard shouting, screaming, swearing and very loud music coming from the outside. We went to the person on duty and asked if we could be moved to another room as we would not be able to sleep with the noise. They were only willing to give us a room further down the hall on the same side, which did nothing for the noise. We eventually booked out of the hotel at 23h30 after phoning around for another place to stay. Upon our return to the hotel the next morning to enquire about getting some of our money back (our stay was B&B), they heard our complaint about the noisiness and just then informed us that there is two night clubs on either side of the hotel. They were not willing to refund us. ( From the person who opened and closed the gate for us the previous night, we heard that the noise only stopped at 3h30 the Sunday morning!)
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- Established in 1892, the Savoy Hotel and Conference Centre is centrally situated in the heart of Kimberley, approximately 50 m from the Town Hall. The Savoy is one of Kimberley’s oldest and most enchanting hotels and has lived through the diamond heydays.RoomsThe hotel has 45 spacious bedrooms and suites that can accommodate up to 119 guests. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioners, TV, Radio, tea & coffee facilities and en suite bathroom with either bath and/ or shower.Room types • Single Rooms (6)• Double Rooms (14)• Twin Rooms (14)• Triple Rooms (3)• Family Rooms (6)• Suites (2) DiningThe upmarket Tiffany’s Restaurant and the old style Tiffany’s Bar cater for all your dining and entertainment requirements. For meetings, conferences or events enjoy the service of Savoy Conference Centre.Savoy HotelsThe Savoy Hotel Kimberley is part of Savoy Hotels, a South African hotel group focusing on the African continent with properties in South Africa, Sierra Leone & Tanzania/ Zanzibar. Facilities and Services• Wireless Internet• 24 hour Reception• Major credit cards accepted• Disabled friendly facilities• Laundry Service• Restaurant• Room service until 22h00• Jazz Bar• Conference Centre & Event planningPlaces of Interest in & around Kimberley• The Big Hole (approx. 1km from Hotel)• William Humphrey Art Gallery• Ghost Tour• Duncan Cronin Gallery• Wildebest Kuil Rock Art Centre• Mokala National Park (75 km)Location19 De Beers Road, Kimberley CBD(approx. 50m from Town Hall).Within walking distance to most historical landmarks. ... more less
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