Spa hotels are the pinnacle of hotel luxury. They are there for those who want an extra filling of relaxation, the ones who wish for individual treatments or enjoy a steam after a long day. Whatever your needs, spa hotels are here for all of us. Including the busy city-lovers, the romantics after a night away, and the parents who want someone else to take care of them.
While the prices at luxury spa hotels are slightly higher than non-spa hotels, you get more than you spend with them. Most come with facilities such as a steam or sauna room. Often there are gym facilities, and a swimming pool with some even offering exercise classes and even a yoga teacher.
The peace and relaxation won’t stop there. Often with the design and luxury will spread through to the rooms you’ll sleep in, touching even the hotel restaurants. It’s worth mentioning even the food often served matches the healthier lifestyle those staying in the hotel are craving.
For those living in the UK, you are in luck: here are ten of the top luxury spa hotel experiences in London.
Just away from Oxford Circus, this hotel with high ceilings and class dripping from the roof to the floors is the perfect escape.
This spa hotel has its own sanctuary dedicated to nurturing you called Chuan Body + Soul. Here, you’ll find the perfect chance to restore and find balance after a busy day. The Spa has steam rooms, a fully equipped gym with a state of the art equipment. But more impressively, is their 16-metre swimming pool with its extensive decor, while offering a wide range of treatments.
With a cinema and ballroom, you know you are going to find nothing but class the moment you enter the doors of this hotel spa in Knightsbridge.
This Spa Hotel boasts itself as the haven of calm, and it’s hard not to see why. With the airy decor, and green mosaic pool, you’ll struggle to find the stress not melting away from yo;, with an ice room—and fountain—a hydrotherapy pool, all the while offering extensive treatments to non-surgical beauty therapies.
Rich wooden decor, and marble floors, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a movie when you enter this spa hotel.
The decor of the Beaumont Spa is wrapped in white marble ‘Art Deco’, offering massages, pedicures and manicures as well as facial treatments. This peaceful breath of fresh air provides a sauna, steam room and state of the art fitness centre. As a bonus, they also have the excellent Abigail James who can tailor facials to you.
Described as an oasis of calm, The Montcalm offers both spa treatments, spa packages and has a fitness centre. It also has a sauna, steam room, and boasts luxury from the moment you step into the hotel.
The wellness centre, decorated in blue and cream mosaics, offers plenty of ways to the unwind for all. With choices of being by the poolside or refreshing your soul with their monsoon shower, The Montcalm has plenty to offer.
With an ESPA spa within its doors, the Corinthia is a spa hotel you need to experience to believe.
With a sophisticated style blessing your eyes from the moment you enter the doors of this hotel, you’ll feel yourself slipping into a stress-free life as you descend into their warm hideaway. Decorated in rich marbles, black walls and soft sea blues, you’ll feel a feeling of inner peace with the experienced staff at ESPA.
ESPA Life at the Corinthia Hotel London offers both spa treatments, non-surgical treatments, and they also have a fitness centre, you’ll be well taken care of.
This timelessly styled hotel with a contemporary twist, you’ll fall in love with the decor designed by New York designer Adam D Tihany.
With thirteen treatment rooms, the Amethyst Crystal steam room, and a Zen Colour Therapy Relaxation area, there is something for everyone. They even have a 17-metre length pool and a full fitness centre within this Spa hotel. The Mandarin Oriental has also recently designed their PilatesPT yoga studio which now offers a bespoke programme.
Previously crowned England's Best Hotel Spa in 2019, The Lanesborough has experts in the fields of mindfulness, fitness, beauty and wellness. This elite Spa hotel will take your breath away with its decor, grace and staff from the moment you set a toe into the place.
Currently, this Spa Hotel works with brands such as La Prairie, Tata Harper, and many more, bringing you salt wraps, facials and massages. Their wide range of packages will suit everyone, but if you find fitness more your style, The Lanesborough also has a full fitness centre, fitness classes and personal trainers.
This colourful, interestingly designed Spa Hotel has much to offer after a massive day in the centre of London.
At the Cowshed at The Ned you can treat yourself to painted nails, a Moody Massage and even Dermalux LED Phototherapy, plus many more. For those wishing for a hair pampering, they can nip to Ned’s Parlour, where the staff offer signature cuts, blow-outs and even beard shaping.
But that isn’t all, with Remedy inside The Ned you can tailor a plan to get you feeling your best self with such things as physiotherapy and even sports massages.
Hidden away in the heart of Mayfair, The Connaught’s Aman Spa is in another world entirely. With richly dark woods and shiny marble, the Spa will transport you to a place of relaxation and comfort as soon as you step into it.
With tailored packages including holistic massages, body treatments and healing therapies, there is nothing the team at Aman have thought of. But, more impressively, the Aman Spa has a wickedly black granite swimming pool with its cascading water down the walls, which will allow you to unplug and find inner peace.
Last, but by no means least, the Rosewood London’s Sense Spa will have you forgetting the world outside it’s wall even exists. With all of the black slate decor, and deep wood accents, you’ll feel one with yourself on one of their heated beds or at the hands of the talented staff who offer a range of treatments.
The Sense Spa offers both tailored exclusive facials, as well as body massages, body wraps and even honey scrubs. They also have packages for expectant mothers and a Gentleman’s Spa experience.
The end of summer has come and knocked on our doors, and with this year being one none of us ever expected, now is the perfect time to allow yourself a treat. With the above picks to choose from, you’ll find yourself experiencing a five-star stay at any of these gorgeous London idyllic spa hotels.
So, whichever of these luxurious locations you opt for, you know you’ll be guaranteed to walk away feeling more connected, relaxed and ready to take on the last few months of 2020. What are you waiting for?
Which of these beautiful spa hotels in London will you be visiting next?