Situated in the misty hills of Ooty since 1829, the Savoy is a colonial-era heritage hotel spread over 6 acres of landscaped gardens. Oozing old world charm, this English-style property is the perfect place to destress, connect with nature and escape into the days of the bygone era.
Made up of 40 charming rooms or cottages equipped with a fireplace, satellite TV, and mini-bar, each room overlooks the greenery outside. Some rooms are strung around emerald gardens dotted with over 120 varieties of fragrant flowers while some others overlook tall eucalyptus trees. Look around and you will surely find numerous picture-perfect spots that exude vintage vibes. Though each room is fitted with modern day facilities, it still retains hints of colonial-time grandeur. Settle into one of the suites and you won’t feel like leaving. Bathrooms come with a shower or bathtub and are quite spacious. They also have certain suites fitted with bathrooms perfect for senior citizens and people with physical difficulties. The hotel is a popular choice not just among families and groups but also among business travelers and corporate companies.
Service is efficient and attentive as every staff member goes above and beyond their means to ensure each guest has a comfortable stay. They are extremely accommodating and friendly as well. A special thanks to Mr. Ansari for his incredible hospitality and Prakash from Room Service for his fabulous service.
The vintage property instantly captures you with it’s beauty and benevolence. If you don’t feel like stepping out, a range of on-site activities like board games, table tennis, badminton, billiards, basketball, yoga, and more are sure to keep you entertained. Apart from that, you can also pamper yourself with a rejuvenating Ayurvedic massage at the plush spa or burn those holiday calories at the 24-hour gym. Stroll around the property and enjoy chasing rabbits on the lawns or simply sip on a piping hot cup of Nilgiri tea while overlooking the pine trees. On chilly evenings, the staff light up the fireplace in your room (on request) or you can bond with friends and strangers over a massive bonfire that’s lit up in the garden.
The Savoy has a wide selection of food options so there’s something for everyone. Whether you want to savor signature Anglo Indian dishes or treat yourself to international cuisine, be sure to find it at the Dining Room. The menu is a perfect mix of expertly prepared favorites like dosas, appams and stews, pizzas, grills, pastas and stir-fries. There’s also an option to customize your meal as per your preference. Chef Joseph is always happy to accommodate and comply with guest requests. A pianist plays age-old Bollywood and retro music on certain evenings that sets the perfect tone and adds to the allure. If you want to grab a tipple or two after, the Canterbury Bar offers great cocktails and house spirits. The Lounge is another place to enjoy some hearty snacks along with tea and coffee. The wonderful breakfast buffet offers all your South Indian favorites along with usual breakfast staples. Do try Chef Joseph’s special dosa prepared upon request during breakfast as it’s absolutely delectable.
From verdant gardens draped in mist to whiffs of refreshing mountain air – there’s beauty all around at the Savoy. With weather that calls for a drink, and a mouthwatering variety of different cuisines, an enchanting vacation awaits at this stunning property. The most ideal retreat to unwind complemented by warm and friendly service, this place has everything you’re looking for.