The attention to detail is exquisite: lovely Gucci gifts awaiting guests upon arrival; to the virtual reality surprises hidden throughout the suite (be sure to look inside the cabinet); Gucci scented candles, perfumes and trinkets; and the veritable jungle of lush greenery and glorious bouquets, permeating the rooms with the scent of fresh flowers.
While fashion fans will be delighted, there is also something to delight art lovers. The suite’s artwork and antiques have been carefully curated by Christie’s, meaning eagle-eyed guests can spot Lucian Freud’s early designs (yes, really) laid on the Gucci embossed wallpaper .
The sequel itself, however, is only part of the experience. Guests can expect private round-trip transfers from London airports or train stations; a bottle of Louis Roederer Cristal on ice upon arrival; a bespoke Gucci VIP shopping experience, either in the comfort of the Royal Suite or at one of Gucci’s fabulous flagship stores in London (with private Rolls Royce transfer, no less); an Italian-inspired cocktail menu for an evening aperitif; then a gourmet breakfast the next morning, after a night of great luxury.
Thanks to its prime location, The Savoy is the perfect base from which to experience all that London has to offer. But guests would be remiss if they didn’t spend much time exploring the delicacies of the hotel itself, home to one of the capital’s best dining options: whether it’s tea in the historic Thames Foyer – d ‘all the more magical this time of year thanks to the dazzling Christmas Decorations; or dine in Gordon Ramsay’s new River Restaurant (the masterful Dorset crab quiche, the delicate roasted hake and the super sticky caramel pudding are not to be missed).
And of course, The Savoy is renowned for its unwavering hospitality, a harmonious union of warmth and efficiency. Guests of the Royal Suite are treated with their own dedicated butler (the wonderful Christophe, for example, is as helpful as he is charming), and a full concierge service is available to assist visitors with any requests.
Whether you’re planning a glamorous night at the movies once Gucci House on the screens or on the hunt for the hottest winter getaways, there’s surely no more stylish place to stay than the Royal Suite by Gucci.
For more information and to book, visit thesavoylondon.com.
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