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12 Best Spa Hotels in London

Sure, I love the hustle and bustle and fast-paced nature of London. But, when you’re done with the crowds, there’s no better way to relax than checking into one of London’s best spa hotels. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing massage, a rejuvenating facial, a soothing sauna, or a refreshing pool to jump into, you’ll find plenty of places to choose from across this incredible city. London doesn’t hold back with the good views, either, which means you can admire the iconic landmarks, the historic buildings, the green parks, and the river Thames while getting pampered. Not sure which spot to check out first? We’ve rounded up all of the best spa hotels in London!

Best Overall: Sofitel London St James
Best for Couples: The Berkeley
Best Luxury: Bulgari Hotel London
Best for Families: Rosewood London

Sofitel London St James Sofitel London St James
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Sofitel London St James

One of the best hotels in London, Sofitel London St James is a five-star hotel located in the heart of the city’s West End and really doesn’t hold back with its five-star perks. This landmark hotel combines traditional British design with a contemporary style that’s unmistakably French. The spa is a must-visit, offering a heavenly taste of urban serenity. Here, you’ll find three sun-drenched floors of serene treatment rooms where you can leave the city behind and relax. Sofitel Spa partnered with one of the world’s leading luxury spa brands, HydraFacial, to offer an array of treatments for the ultimate skin detoxifying and deep cleansing experience in London. Expect top-notch pampering from head to toe when you check in here.

Key Amenities: 

  • 5-star property in London’s West End

  • Award-winning spa with hydrotherapy and light therapy rooms

  • Michelin-star restaurant on-site

K West Hotel & Spa K West Hotel & Spa
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K West Hotel & Spa

K West Hotel & Spa doesn’t hold back when it comes to the extra features. This isn’t just a spa hotel in the traditional sense: this is a place of ultimate relaxation where you’ll leave feeling like a whole new person. Relax in the herbal steam room, cool off in the hydrotherapy pool, or breathe in the gorgeous aromatic notes from the fragrant foot baths. Looking to go all out? There’s even an innovative snow room for those who like the cool. The rest of the hotel here doesn’t disappoint either: you’ll find elegant décor, a luxury bathroom, and designer toiletries to enjoy when you’re finished with your spa day.

Key Amenities: 

  • Spa with an herbal steam room and hydrotherapy pool

  • Rooms with tablets, drinks stations, Smart TVs

  • On-site restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner

The Lanesborough The Lanesborough
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The Lanesborough

The Lanesborough is a classic choice when it comes to the best spa hotels in London, and you’ll often see regulars here who understand just how impressive this spot is. Blending traditional and innovative therapies in a refined setting, this spa offers an array of world-class facilities designed to enhance relaxation and rejuvenation. The most impressive spot at The Lanesborough has to be the Thermal Suite: a beautifully designed spot featuring a sauna, steam room, hydrotherapy pool, and relaxation area. Enjoy the therapeutic benefits of heat and water therapies to soak up some detoxification, muscle relaxation, and overall well-being. You’ll also find a hydrotherapy pool and hydrotherapy massage experiences, as well as beautiful treatment rooms. It’s easy to see why this is considered one of the most luxurious hotels in London.

Key Amenities: 

  • 5-star property near Hyde Park

  • Spa with a sauna, steam room, and hydrotherapy pool

  • On-site British restaurant and Library Bar

Sea Containers London Sea Containers London
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Sea Containers London

The spa at Sea Containers London is more than just your typical spa. This spot is more of a spa playground that offers a social hub and treatment destination for spa lovers across the city. Here, you’ll find a range of core holistic spa treatments, from massages to facials and everything in between, with treatments to suit all across the extensive Agua Essence menu. But not only are the treatments here incredible, but they’re also tailored, with authentic experiences, personalized treatments, and an original selection of skincare to sample. If you’ve got something specific in mind when it comes to your spa day, this is the hotel to check into.

Key Amenities: 

  • Spa with bespoke facial treatments and social events

  • Rooms with River Thames views from wall-to-wall windows

  • River-view restaurant and rooftop bar on-site

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park
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Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

It’s hard to fault the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park hotel: this is one of the most luxurious spots in London and comes with a prestigious spa to match. A place where you’ll want to reserve more time than you anticipated for pure relaxation, its award-winning spa offers a journey to total relaxation and rejuvenation. The spa offers a range of treatments and programs that focus on spirituality, well-being, and the mind-body connection, with treatments to suit all ailments and wishes. This spot also has a unique fitness and wellness area if your ideal spa day involves a little more movement.

Key Amenities: 

  • 5-star property between Royal Parkland and Knightsbridge

  • Award-winning spa with massages, facials, and holistic treatments

  • Multiple restaurants, including one with two Michelin stars

  • Famed Afternoon Tea at The Rosebery

Harbour Hotel Richmond Harbour Hotel Richmond
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Harbour Hotel Richmond

Sure, you’ll have to leave central London to get to Harbour Hotel Richmond. But it’s well worth the effort, and the beautiful setting of Richmond will show you a whole new side to the bustling capital city. This hotel is a recently-renovated luxury boutique spot that’s been included in The Sunday Times 100 Best British Hotels in recent years. As well as sitting in a great location, the hotel boasts a stunning spa and health club with a range of treatments and facilities to help you escape to an oasis of calm and wellness. Take a well-earned voyage to complete and utter bliss in the serene 20-meter indoor pool, or step outside to the secluded spa garden to take a dip in a Scandinavian hot tub.

Key Amenities: 

  • Spa with an indoor pool, outdoor hydropool, and Scandinavian hot tub

  • Afternoon Tea in a Moroccan-inspired lounge

  • Rooms with complimentary gin

Corinthia London Corinthia Hotel London
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Corinthia London

Ask anyone about a spa day at Corinthia London, and you’ll only ever hear good things. This is a place that caters to the most impressive of Londoners with a range of treatments to suit a seriously luxe clientele. The hotel boasts ESPA Life at Corinthia, an award-winning spa that goes above and beyond when it comes to journeying you to pure relaxation. Check-in here for a 60-minute massage treatment or facial, and then relax with a bottle of Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée Brut Champagne. You’ll also find both thermal and hydrotherapy experiences onsite, offering relaxation at all temperatures. The treatment rooms here are impressively designed, just adding to the overall spa experience.

Key Amenities: 

  • Four-floor spa with a thermal floor, vitality pool, and sauna

  • Upgraded suites and penthouses with River Thames views

  • On-site restaurant and champagne and cocktail bar

The Londoner The Londoner
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The Londoner

The Londoner is a 5-star luxury hotel located in Leicester Square, which means you’re never too far from some of the city’s best restaurants, bars, and attractions when you’re suitably pampered. But you’ll likely be checking in here for the spa itself which, we can confirm, is never a bad idea. The hotel is a proud member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legend Collection and features a stunning guest-only club, six concept restaurants, and bars, including a rooftop lounge, as well as a spa with a pool, gym, superfood clinic, and beauty salon. Considered one of the world’s first super boutique hotels, you’ll likely spend half of your time here at The Retreat and the other half simply admiring the gorgeous surroundings.

Key Amenities: 

  • 5-star hotel in Leicester Square

  • Spa with hydropool, sauna and steam room, and cabanas

  • Multiple restaurants and bars on-site

The Berkeley The Berkeley
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The Berkeley

The Berkeley is a classic choice when it comes to London spa hotels, and you’ll often see couples or groups of friends celebrating special occasions here. This five-star luxury hotel sits in Knightsbridge, London, and offers all of the prestige that you’d expect from its neighborhood. The Berkeley offers a range of special treatments and amenities to help you make the most of London in comfort and style. Most importantly, you’ll find The Bamford Wellness Spa: home to a huge range of luxury spa treatments and a setting that’ll have you feeling like you’re on cloud nine. Don’t skip a spot of fine dining at Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley, a Michelin-starred restaurant with delicious dishes.

Key Amenities: 

  • Spa center with Bamford treatments, facials, and thalassotherapy

  • Multiple restaurants and Afternoon Tea

  • A rooftop pool with skyline views

Rosewood London Rosewood London
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Rosewood London

Rosewood London is a beautiful hotel that you’ll soak up the atmosphere of before you’ve even checked into your room. Considered one of the finest five-star hotels in London, this is a place that truly looks after you, no matter what your ideal spa day looks like. The hotel is housed in an Edwardian Grade II-listed building that’s been renovated over the years to create a luxury retreat with the ambiance of a stylish London residence. The result? A spa that marries together the old and the new in a totally unique way. You’ll love the nurturing treatments prepared and performed by expert therapists who know just how to get you to switch off.

Key Amenities: 

  • Spa with facials, massages, and body treatments

  • Afternoon Tea, all-day dining lounge, and Pie Room

  • Spacious Family Rooms and upgraded Suites with living rooms

Bulgari Hotel London Bulgari Hotel London
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Bulgari Hotel London

Check into the Bulgari Hotel London if you’re looking for the real deal. While it’s one of the most expensive spa hotels in London, it delivers a one-of-a-kind experience that you’ll long to return to. This is a luxury spa that offers a range of advanced beauty, grooming, and health-enhancing treatments to suit everyone, no matter what you’ve got in mind. Its curated selection of treatments can be tailored to your specific needs and offers the flexibility of one-off specialist treatments to long-term life-improvement programs.  The award-winning 2,000 square meter Bulgari Spa is one of the largest and most exclusive spas in central London, artistically crafted from onyx, oak, and Vicenza stone and arranged over two levels.

Key Amenities: 

  • A 25-meter swimming pool

  • On-site spa with 11 private treatment rooms and a private double spa suite

  • Located in Knightsbridge on the edge of Hyde Park

The Dorchester The Dorchester
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The Dorchester

Here’s your advance warning that a trip to The Dorchester often requires a little extra time than you had planned. Mostly because there’s so much to do here both in and outside of the spa. Here, you’ll find facials, massages, body treatments, pregnancy treatments, advanced treatments, and more in a gorgeous setting filled with 1930s furnishings and ambiance. Even though parts of this spa (and the surrounding hotel) have been modernized over the years, The Dorchester Spa has kept its signature London style when it comes to service and decor. If you’re looking for a classic spa experience in a great location, this is the place to check-in.

Key Amenities: 

  • Spa with facials and traditional Swedish massages

  • Multiple restaurants and bars

  • Suites with collector pieces by prominent British artists

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