Savoy Palace And The Reserve

Madeira, Funchal

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  • A Leading Hotel of the World hotel, just a 10 minute walk from Funchal
  • Seven diverse dining options, including a panoramic rooftop restaurant with unrivalled views
  • Suites with private plunge pool include a Personal Assistant and Premium Experience 
  • Award-winning Laurea Spa offers 11 treatment rooms plus a fully equipped gym

Everything at Savoy Palace And The Reserve is committed to your comfort. As part of the Leading Hotels of the World (LHW) group, this hotel is one of the most luxurious in Madeira, so expect outstanding service, superb surroundings and experiences that put the extra in extraordinary. 

Located just 10 minutes from the heart of Funchal, Savoy Palace And The Reserve offers the best of both worlds. You’ll dissolve into supreme relaxation in the glorious five-star resort: think rooftop lounge with outstanding views, terraced gardens, multiple pools (including an infinity pool and a children's pool) plus a playroom to keep the little ones happy. When you’re looking to add activities to your day, why not take a short walk to explore the pretty squares and streets of Old Madeira town - where you’ll find plenty of amusement! 

The atypic luxury hotel was designed by the talented team of French-based architects RH+, who are world-renowned for their experimental, homogeneous designs. Interior designer Nini Andrade Silva completed the interior, using her hallmark combination of talent, vision, courage and commitment, and delivered a finish that is both cultural and contemporary. The bold, curved structure is a prominent feature in the Funchal skyline, standing as a showcase of the absolute best Madeira has to offer.

Naturally, this luxury resort offers elegance and leisure at every turn! From fantastic dining options to the world-class spa complete with hydrotherapy facilities and 11 treatment rooms, so don’t forget to book during your stay! There’s also an array of room options, with 352 rooms and suites with some including private pools for larger parties. Most rooms offer balconies from which you can enjoy the sweeping sea views, with a glass of the island’s eponymous wine! 

Within Savoy Palace and reserved only to a selected few, The Reserve holds the key to the most outstanding sea and land experiences and to a one-of-a-kind stay. With highly personalised service, the dedicated Guest Experience Personal Assistant will tailor every aspect of your stay, contributing to a luxurious and bespoke experience. Guests staying in the Ocean Suite The Reserve and Pool Ocean Suite The Reserve will benefit from a range of complimentary extras and amenities. 


Bars & Restaurants

Seven bars and restaurants plus the trademark Dine Around option mean lots of foodie memories. Enjoy the taste of authentic local produce, feasts of fresh seafood, or exquisite dishes that look almost too good to eat! But don’t despair if you prefer your dining a little more low key - Savoy Palace And The Reserve has plenty of choices for relaxed dining too, including a kaleidoscopic buffet and a casual bar. 

Orchidaceae Atelier

Orchidaceae Atelier is the right choice if you want a top-of-the-range buffet breakfast. Freshly made cakes and pastries are complemented by unique flavours and numerous healthy options. Between the cooking station, healthy, vegan and gluten-free choices, and Anglo-Saxon notes of the English or American breakfast, we promise there is something for everyone.


Enjoy this relaxed, family-friendly environment set on the pool’s edge. This lunchtime venue serves superb light meals inspired by the colours of the Mediterranean.

Pau de Lume

Enjoy a little bit of authentic and irreverent food at Pau de Lume. The relaxed, trendy and family-friendly atmosphere lends itself perfectly to all-day brunch, light lunches and evening meals cooked by fire.  

Dine Around

Exclusively for half-board, full-board and all-inclusive guests, Dine Around allows you to enjoy your meals in several Savoy Signature restaurants. 


Local recipes and traditional ingredients are married together with modern flair and panache to create Terreiro. Serving lunch and dinner (plus the Gastrobar), this is one of Madeira’s most famed eateries.

Galáxia Skyfood & Skybar

With contemporary signature dishes, an open kitchen and 360-degree sweeping panoramic views, Galaxia is one of our favourite evening dining choices. With an a la carte menu designed by Carlos Goncalves, expect dishes that are expressive, adventurous and colourful. 

Lobby Lounge Bar & Cigars

Rich and luxurious, yet airy and spacious, the Lobby Lounge bar is where you sip the finest Madeiran cocktails, cognacs or whiskies. The piano lounge hosts an international and Portuguese snack menu, as well as the soon-to-be iconic afternoon tea. 


Start your day with a gourmet and healthy breakfast from Hibiscus. Artisanal breads, pastries and sweets are served with a wide range of hot and cold drinks. With a show cooking station, children’s choices, plus balanced, detox options there’s much to enjoy in the interior or exterior seating - we know where we’ll be having our lattes!

Jacarandá Club & Lounge

Fill up at the Jacaranda Club and Lounge. Enjoy breakfast and lunch in this lounge restaurant and bar that comes complete with an infinity pool, sundeck and jet pool. Start your day with a balanced breakfast or enjoy some of the delicious lunch options before relaxing the day away next to the infinity pool on one of the sun loungers (reserved exclusively for suite guests).

VIMES Entertainment Bar

Welcome to the most stylish pub in Maderia! VIMES Entertainment Bar is the perfect venue if you love craft beer, music, entertainment and meeting people. VIMES also offers a varied menu of gastropub food, presented in small, tapas-style servings. 

Beach & Pools

Beaches and Pools

A rooftop pool with Instagrammable views, an infinity pool with a wow factor, a giant pool and solarium, a children’s only pool plus an indoor heated pool promise watery perfection during your stay at Savoy Palace And The Reserve. For those that want to take a dip in Madeira’s ocean waters, why not take a trip to the maritime platform and plunge in!

Spa & Wellness

Laurea Spa

Inspired by the UNESCO World Heritage Laurissilva forest, Laurea Spa is where you go to feel truly relaxed. This impressive spa is one of the biggest in Europe with 11 treatment rooms offering a selection of pampering experiences. The spa also houses these amenities:

  • Sauna
  • Turkish baths
  • Whirlpool 
  • Ice fountain
  • Sensory showers
  • Halo therapy room
  • Relaxation room
  • Champagne and nail bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Heated indoor pool

About the location

If there is one travel destination worth knowing about, it’s Madeira. The four-island archipelago is found between Morocco and Portugal and has been named the best island destination in the world every year since 2015 by the World Travel Awards. And it’s no surprise why: stunning beaches, natural lava pools, dramatic cliffs, fertile mountains topped with technicolour, golden sands, aquamarine seas, emerald forests and violet bougainvillaea are just the beginning.

Funchal is the archipelago’s low-key capital. There is really no better way to get to know the town than through its eponymous wine. Pull up a chair in one of the bars and cafes that line the narrow, cobblestone streets, order a bottle of the island’s famous drink and imbibe in 
whitewash buildings, iron-wrought balconies, and tiled patterns that carry echoes of Madeira.

Because of the island’s unique topography, tourism has been slow to come to Madeira and Funchal (although their star export, footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, has helped to put the islands on the map). Thus, visitors here will not be greeted with alleys of neon lights, but rather authentic life as it has always been lived, more or less. The city is ideal for those who like slow-paced places that burst with history, exquisitely preserved architecture and blossoming parks and gardens. If you’re looking for our insider tip, we recommend taking a trip to the fabulous botanical gardens north of the city, where you’ll be greeted with 80,000 sq metres of exotic flora, huge cacti, strange, endemic trees and flowers bursting in showers of colour. 

Transfer time

Savoy Palace And The Reserve is a 25 minute drive from Madeira Airport. 
Avenue Room

Sleeps 2

With views over the main Avenue, this room is furnished with twin or king size beds. Enjoy high speed WiFi and daily housekeeping. 


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Garden Room

Sleeps 3

The Garden Room benefits from a balcony or pool access. Furnished with twin or king size beds the combined living room/bedroom is the ideal place to relax. 


Ocean Room

Sleeps 3

A combined living room/bedroom, the Ocean Room is furnished with twin or king size beds and a walk-in shower. Enjoy your own private balcony with views of the ocean. 


Superior Ocean Room

Sleeps 3

Enjoy a combined living room/bedroom as the Superior Ocean Room is furnished with twin or queen size beds. This room also has its own private balcony so you can enjoy the ocean views.


Ocean Suite

Sleeps 3

Enjoy the stunning ocean views or city views in the one-bedroom Ocean Suite. Complete with lounge and dining area, this suite also has a bathroom with walk-in shower or walk-in shower & and bathtub.


Superior Ocean Suite

Sleeps 3

The Superior Ocean Suite either has a balcony or wrap-around balcony with expansive ocean and city views. This Suite has a Lounge with dining area and a bathroom with walk-in shower or walk-in shower & bathtub.


Family Ocean Apartment

Sleeps 4

The Family Ocean Apartment offers a balcony and a kitchenette. This Suite has a Lounge with dining area and a bathroom with walk-in shower.


Deluxe Room - The Reserve

Sleeps 2

Enjoy moments of relaxation in the elegant Deluxe Room that comes with a comfortable king size bed, spacious sitting room, and a private balcony with sensational ocean views.

Guests who book a Deluxe Room will be part of The Reserve and will receive enhanced benefits including a dedicated entrance for the guests of The Reserve, as well as a dedicated Guest Experience Personal Assistant assigned to each guest, plus, much more.


Deluxe Suite - The Reserve

Sleeps 3

Enjoy a premium experience in the Deluxe Suite. Complete with lounge and dining area, this suite also has 2 bathrooms with walk-in shower and bathtub. The Premium Experience includes exclusive access to the Jacarandá Lounge & Club.

Guests who book a Deluxe Suite will be part of The Reserve and will receive enhanced benefits including a dedicated entrance for the guests of The Reserve, as well as a dedicated Guest Experience Personal Assistant assigned to each guest, plus, much more. 


Pool Suite - The Reserve

Sleeps 3

With its own private plunge pool on the terrace, the Pool Suite offers fantastic views over the ocean and city. The suite also provides you with the Premium Experience and the Guest Experience Personal Assistant Service.

Guests who book a Pool Suite will be part of The Reserve and will receive enhanced benefits including a dedicated entrance for the guests of The Reserve, as well as a dedicated Guest Experience Personal Assistant assigned to each guest, plus, much more. 


Sovereign Experiences

Savoy Premium Experience

Guests staying in the Premium Ocean Suite or the Premium Pool Ocean Suite will benefit from the Savoy Premium Experience which includes a range of extras. 

Guest experience personal assistant available 24/7
In-room check-in, or at the Jacarandá Club & Lounge, with complimentary welcome drink (cocktail, coffee, soft drinks, sparkling wine)
Exclusive access to the Jacarandá Lounge & Club, including à la carte breakfast and access to the infinity pool & jet pool solarium
Guerlain premium amenities
In-room daily delights, tropical premium fruit basket and a culinary greeting upon arrival
Minibar with premium drinks and complimentary soft drinks
Complimentary unlimited access to the Laurea Spa wet area for guests aged 16+
Complimentary newspapers, upon request
Private parking with valet parking service included at 10€ per day
Unlimited phone calls to selected countries: landline and mobile – Portugal, USA, Canada; landline – countries within the European Union, Norway, Switzerland and Brazil
Complimentary use of a meeting room for up to 10 pax for 1 hour per stay, upon prior request and availability (guests booked for longer than one week are entitled to 1 additional hour per week)
Reservation priority at Savoy Signature restaurants and Laurea Spa (please, make your request a minimum of 24 hours before to guarantee a reservation)
Pool butler (note: Jacarandá Club exclusive service)
Pressing service: one complimentary garment per guest, per day
Complimentary unpacking & packing service 
In-room check-out or at the Jacarandá Club & Lounge, with farewell drink, upon request
A personal wake-up call with an early morning tea or coffee at your bedside, upon request
A daily premium culinary greeting at turndown
One complimentary luxurious bathing experience during your stay
Welcome and dedicated escort service throughout the airport on arrival and on departure at Madeira International Airport, including access to an exclusive lounge
In-room breakfast at no additional cost


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Amazing Hotel with amazing staff

RoseOgg, Doncaster

Tripadvisor review May 15 2024
We stayed at this hotel in March the Hotel is beautiful and well kept, the rooms are excellent, the staff go the extra mile for their visitors, the restaurants serve amazing food and the service is...
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What a Wonderful Hotel with Fantastic Staff

Coxie55, London, United Kingdom

Tripadvisor review May 15 2024
Our first stay here since we bought into the Vacations Club (19 weeks) and boy what a great decision we made. From being greeted by Dani as we arrived in our taxi from the airport organised by The...
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