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They say that the Savoy Hotel is “London’s most famous hotel”. Having photographed a beautiful Savoy Hotel wedding here I can understand why. When Ellie and Phil were married at the Savoy Hotel it was a perfect London Summers day. They also discovered why the Savoy Hotel enjoys such an enviable reputation. The Savoy Hotel opened in 1891. It was built adjacent to the Savoy Theatre, famous for staging all of the Gilbert and Sullivans Operas.

Savoy Hotel Wedding begins.

Ellie stayed in an opulent suite elegantly decorated in Edwardian English and Art Deco. The room had a stunning vista across the Thames and London. She prepared here for the wedding with her bridesmaids and a bottle of perfectly chilled vintage Taittinger! The afternoon ceremony then took place in the Princess Ida and Patience room. So named after Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic Oper. Here the couple exchanged vows in front of a close knit gathering of family and friends. After sealing their marriage with a lingering kiss, the newly wed couple led their guests next door to the Pinafore room for a Champagne reception and some delicious canapés. As a Savoy Hotel wedding this was very much in the August Escoffier tradition! After being congratulated and hugged by everyone, we discreetly slipped away for a special photo session.

Savoy Hotel Wedding continues.

Thanks to the really helpful Savoy Hotel staff we took full advantage of the recently renovated Savoy Hotel. We were kindly granted private access to the Gold and Black Beaufort Bar and the Savoy’s sumptuous lift car. The decoration in the lift is a Chinese style red lacquered wood panelling. We then stepped out into the warm London air for a few photo’s around Savoy Place courtyard and finally a relaxed photo session together in Embankment Gardens. Finally a quick dash upstairs for a handful of group photo’s before the couple cut a beautiful wedding cake to rapturous applause and then onto dinner.

The service at the Savoy Hotel is impeccable, yet the atmosphere is surprisingly relaxed. The staff are friendly and meticulously attentive, right down to the very last detail. Nothing is left to chance. That’s what makes a Savoy Hotel wedding so special.

Ellie and Phil made their little day of romantic history at the Savoy Hotel. They join a list of famous guests including Marilyn Monroe, Humphrey Bogart, Elizabeth Taylor, Charlie Chaplin, Claude Monet and of course the Beatles!


  • March 7, 2013, 7:28 pm

    Love your work Loz. Great pictures.

  • March 7, 2013, 8:32 pm

    Thank you Nitin. I’m looking forward to the 2013 season. Hope it’s another vintage year!

  • March 11, 2013, 10:28 am

    What a stunning venue and such clever photos. Keep up the good work!

  • March 11, 2013, 10:37 am

    Lorenzo, very nice work and I like your processing – it has that nice organic film look:)

  • March 11, 2013, 10:43 am

    Simply amazing work. I bet the clients are happy! Keep up the great work!

  • March 11, 2013, 10:44 am

    Great work, Loz. Love the lift doors closing shot…

  • March 11, 2013, 10:53 am

    Hi Lorenzo,

    I really like both the colors and BW pictures. I really like how you captures the details and how you used the compositions.

  • March 11, 2013, 10:59 am

    Beautiful work, Lorenzo.

  • March 11, 2013, 12:00 pm

    Lovely work Lorenzo, love the colours and the story. My particular favourite is the lift door closing shot.. Nice! Dom x

  • March 11, 2013, 4:25 pm

    Lovely Lorenzo. Have you contacted The Savoy and offered them a photo, in return for a link to your web site? all the best,

  • March 11, 2013, 6:38 pm

    Great work Lorenzo – the lift shot is very cool.

  • March 11, 2013, 6:49 pm

    Thanks for all the comments. Great advice Kim, I’ll speak to the Savoy and see if it works!

  • March 12, 2013, 6:57 am

    Lovely stuff Mr A. We all love the lift shot 🙂 And the dude by the lift door has a something of an old school Hollywood feel to it.

  • March 13, 2013, 7:16 am

    Stunning work Lorenzo at such a great venue. Love the lift shot!

  • March 15, 2013, 4:06 pm

    love the sliding doors shot… truly original! francesca x

  • March 18, 2013, 10:46 pm

    Loved it, great work Lorenzo. Has a ‘James Bond’ kind of feel going on? Cool & sophisticated.

  • March 19, 2013, 10:07 pm

    It’s been said but the shot in the lift is pure class! A great set – love it!

  • June 20, 2013, 8:57 am

    I will add to the list of praise – the lift shot is great! Creative and well captured, my kind of picture. Well done Loz.

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