Top hotel spa in London
The new kid on the block, The Corinthia, seems to be the best at almost everything.
Its already hit the top 10 London hotels on Tripadvisor who have also awarded it “Travellers Choice 2013″ for London. Now its the Independents turn who have placed it at #1 for the best spa hotel in London.
Its also a hotel group with a social conscious, the Corinthia chairman, Alfred Pisani, is patron of “Just a drop” charity.
The ESPA spa at the Corinthia is the real deal with a stainless steel swimming pool and also a vitality pool. The spa is spread over 4 floors and 3300 square metres. Themed with black marble, soft leathers and curved walls.
Hair treatments are overseen by Daniel Galvin, hairdresser to the stars since the Twiggy era.
Fitness is the domain of former professional cricketer and a junior international cricket and rugby player, Stephen Price and his professional team which includes Ben Brown, a globally recognised expert in complementary medicines.
The gym is, as you would expect, fitted out with the very best ‘LifeFitness’ cardio vascular and strength machines, Powerplate, free weights area and also offers private personal training pods.
First time visitors are offered the choice of initially meeting the “Gatekeeper”, a naturopathic practitioner, who will undertake an in depth wellbeing assessment including iris diagnosis (iridology) which is a non-invasive way of obtaining information about the state of the internal structures, tissues and organs of the body.
The team consists of naturopaths, traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncturists and herbalists, osteopaths, physiotherapists, personal trainers and spa professionals
The spa offers an extensive range of beauty treatments for both men and women. There are 17 treatment “pods” including private suites for individuals and couples.
The Day Spa Package offer full use of the Gym, Thermal Floor with Pool, Vitality Pool, Amphitheatre Sauna, Steam Room, Ice Fountain, Relaxation areas and Experience showers. Each package includes a glass of Champagne or freshly squeezed juice on arrival, and a 2 course lunch.
Pictures courtesy of the Corinthia Hotel
The Corinthia Hotel is located in the heart of Westminster, close to Trafalgar Square and Whitehall.
Address: Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2BD