15 best spa hotels in London for a relaxing spa break

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London is synonymous with luxury and it’s the perfect destination for an indulgent spa break. What better way to escape the chaos of city life and retreat into a sanctuary of calm. With so many spa breaks in London on offer, where should you go? This guide to the best spa hotels in London will help you pin down the top options.

Your blissful relaxation awaits, where your wellness is elevated. Allowing you to go back to normal life feeling refreshed and rejuvenated, with tranquil and unique memories too. 

Read on to discover the best spa hotels in London.

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1. Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences | Jiva Spa

51 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6BS

Jiva Spa at Taj 51

If you’re looking for a luxury spa break in London that brings royal style and setting, then choose Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences. Here you can discover and make use of their incredible Jiva Spa, where traditional Indian treatments meet Temple Spa’s Mediterranean wellness philosophy.

I was lucky enough to experience an indulgent massage treatment at Jiva Spa and it was hands down one of the best massages I’ve ever had. My mind and body were induced into a dreamy state of relaxation, while the knots and tension in my upper back were melted away.

Combined with a soak in the inviting vitality pool and a chance to unwind in the impressive sauna, I left feeling rejuvenated and relaxed.

Jiva Spa Treatment Room

This five star heritage spa hotel is just a stone’s throw from Buckingham Palace and Mayfair. It was once the home of the Lords and Ladies of the Royal Court, so you’re in good company here.

There are various sized suites meaning you can enjoy a luxury spa break on your own or with a larger group of friends. Onsite are four restaurants, including Michelin-starred Quilon. Afternoon tea is served in Kona – a perfect addition to a wonderful spa weekend.

2. The Beaumont | Beaumont Spa

8 Balderton St, Brown Hart Gardens, London W1K 6TF

The Beaumont Spa

One of the best London spa hotels is, without a doubt, The Beaumont in prestigious Mayfair. It easily lives up to its own description as an “oasis of tranquillity and revitalisation.”

Think delicate Art Deco in terms of style and refined elegance in terms of service, and you’ll be able to imagine what your spa break in London will be like when it includes The Beaumont.

With hairdressing, manis and pedis, as well as the usual relaxation treatments expected at the best spas, there’s everything you need to come away both relaxed and restored.

3. Pan Pacific

80 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7AB

Pan Pacific Infinity Pool

With an entire Wellness Floor, the Pan Pacific is one of the best hotels with a spa in London. It’s perfect for combining a spa break that also blends in London tourist attractions and even business functions.

The beautiful infinity pool beckons with views over Bishopsgate Plaza, as do the various steam rooms and saunas. The menu of wellness treatments is vast, sure to have exactly what you’re looking for. As well as combining uniquely personal elements and options. 

4. The Lanesborough | The Lanesborough Club & Spa

Hyde Park Corner, London SW1X 7TA

The Lanesborough London Club Spa

A luxury health club in Knightsbridge, The Lanesborough Club & Spa is part of the iconic Lanesborough hotel. With its impressive reputation and exceptional facilities, it is one of the most renowned spa hotels in London.

Crowned Best Urban Spa 2021, it combines wellness, beauty and fitness in truly luxury surroundings. The Spa Butlers ensure that your experience is exceptional.

5. One Aldwych Hotel

1 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BZ

One Aldwych Pool

When it comes to London spa breaks, One Aldwych often comes out on top. It’s ideal for a front-loaded long weekend luxury spa break, as treatments are available from Wednesday to Sunday.

One Aldwych has elegantly refined spa facilities as well as world-class hotel rooms and services. The warm natural tones of the spa help you to feel relaxed from the moment you arrive.

There is a tempting selection of treatments to indulge in. For that extra special touch, everything is personalised and luxury brands such as Natura Bissé and OSKIA are used.

6. Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square

10 Trinity Square, London EC3N 4AJ

Four Seasons Trinity Spa

For a luxury spa hotel in London that’s in The City, the Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square is difficult to beat. Stay in the West Tower Residence for views of the Tower of London and Tower Bridge.

Opulent gold décor blended with exceptional service welcomes you to the spa. Here you can make use the spa facilities, such as the hammam suite and the tranquil pool. It really is a sanctuary away from busy London life.

7. Corinthia London | ESPA Life

Whitehall Pl, London SW1A 2BD

The Corinthia Spa London

Immerse yourself in luxury and revitalisation at one of the best 5 star spa hotels in London when you choose Corinthia for your London spa break. From the black marble steam room to the amphitheatre sauna, the facilities are breath-taking.

The spa services available are remarkable, with restorative and transformative experiences for both body and mind. They combine science and ancient knowledge in a unique blend of treatments so that you can achieve your spa goals and enjoy a sense of optimal wellbeing. 

8. Hotel Café Royal | Akasha

10 Air St, London W1B 4DY

Cafe Royal Akasha

With a focus on holistic wellbeing, the Akasha Spa makes the Hotel Café Royal one of the best hotels with a spa in London. The facilities in the spa are spacious and light, and there is a great range of treatment options available.

The Hotel Café Royal is in bustling Soho, putting you in the heart of London for a wonderful break. While also giving you somewhere blissful to escape to at the end of the day with five star luxury. 

9. The Langham London | Chuan Spa

1C Portland Pl, London W1B 1JA

The Langham Pool

The Langham is home to the Chuan Spa, an iconic and memorable luxury spa in London. Found on Regent’s Street, it’s one of the best locations for a spa hotel in London. Expect a truly luxurious getaway with personalised service in refined rooms and suites.

The Chuan Spa is a relaxing and tranquil enclave with an array of revitalising wellness options. You’ll come away feeling completely nurtured and restored. The spa swimming pool is even located in an old bank vault, which makes for a unique touch.

You can also make use of the Sleep Matters programme which offers bespoke room packages for a blissful night’s sleep with exclusive amenities and service.

10. Sofitel London St James Hotel | Sofitel Spa

6 Waterloo Pl, St. James’s, London SW1Y 4AN

Sofitel Spa

One of the best spa hotels in London is Sofitel London St James. Step inside this five star spa hotel, hiding behind the neoclassical façade, and you’ll be transported to a magnificent break from the everyday.

Parisian elegance is combined with London luxury to deliver one of the best spa breaks in London that you could dream of. The focus at the Sofitel Spa is on serenity, which is achieved through three floors of treatment rooms and facilities.

The high ceilings and arched windows create a fantastic setting. Partnering with HydraFacial, I strongly recommend a detoxifying treatment.

11. Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA

Mandarin Oriental Pool

London spa hotels are diverse, and one of my favourite options is the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park. You will be welcomed with timeless heritage in the hotel matched with contemporary and exemplary service in the spa.

The Mandarin Oriental’s spa is opulent and perfect as a space in which to unwind. For a completely mind and body easing experience, enjoy the two hour English Rose massage.

12. The Berkeley | Bamford Wellness Spa

Wilton Pl, London SW1X 7RL

The Berkeley Bamford Spa in London

The Berkeley offers a calm and contemporary retreat in Knightsbridge and its Bamford Wellness Spa ensures that you have a spa break characterised by tranquillity and restoration.

From the incredible heated rooftop pool with iconic views of Hyde Park and central London, to the Cotswolds feel with revitalising treatments by Bamford and OSKIA. You won’t forget a stay at The Berkeley on a spa weekend in London.

Your stay here will be utterly uplifting. Outside of the spa, enjoy afternoon tea and relax in beautifully furnished rooms.

13. The Londoner | The Retreat

38 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7DX

The Londoner Pool

A ‘super boutique hotel’, The Londoner is a fascinating resort in Leicester Square where 16 storeys of unique experiences exist. The Retreat is The Londoner’s spa where you can retreat from busy London life and enjoy one of the best London spa breaks.

The subterranean spa features private poolside cabanas and there is a plethora of treatments and spa options, including Hiro Miyoshi Hair & Beauty. In between treatments, or perhaps before venturing back upstairs, enjoy food and drink from the spa’s Refuel superfood and drinks clinic.

14. Bulgari Hotel London | Bulgari Spa

171 Knightsbridge, London SW7 1DW

Bulgari Spa London

The Bulgari Spa in London’s Bulgari Hotel lives up to its own description of itself as “a haven of calm in the centre of the city”. Two complete floors of the hotel are dedicated to the Bulgari Spa where you can relax and feel good in luxury surroundings.

The focus is on your complete wellbeing with both invigorating and calming treatments, according to your mood. Just on the edge of Hyde Park, the Bulgari is ideal for spa breaks in London as you are staying within easy reach of everything that you’ll want to include in your London stay.

15. Sea Containers London | Agua Spa

20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD

Agua Spa Sea Containers London Relaxation Room

Overlooking the Thames with design transporting your mind to that of a 1920s transatlantic luxury cruise ship, Sea Containers is a fabulous place for a London spa break. The rooms are modern and chic, as is the spa, but with a truly opulent feel.

The Agua Spa is a ‘therapeutic playground’ with luxury and sophistication at the heart of its offering. The multi-sensory sanctuary is unlike many other London spa hotels and the range of personalised treatments focusing on your wellbeing are amazing.

Whatever you’re looking for when looking for spa breaks in London, you’ll find it in one of the exemplary luxury spa hotels above.

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