8 Luxury Hotels With Spa Facilities

8 Luxury Hotels With Spa Facilities

More and more travellers are seeking rest, relaxation and rejuvenation during their hotel stays. Luxury hotels are responding to this need by offering high-end amenities and premium pampering.

In addition to spa facilities, these hotels offer a variety of unique experiences that immerse guests in local culture. This includes guided tours, access to exclusive events and festivals, and cooking classes.

1. Shibui Spa at The Greenwich Hotel

Whether you’re a visitor with jet lag or a local who just needs to recharge, Shibui Spa has you covered. The hotel’s eclectic design ethos extends to its serene space, which features a lantern-lit pool and lounge framed under the roof of a 250-year old wood and bamboo farmhouse imported from Japan; a shiatsu room with a large tub; and a wet room with a sauna.

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Guests can relax in the hotel’s 73 rooms, which have no two-rooms-alike designs and feature furnishings like hand-loomed Tibetan silk rugs and English leather settees. They’re also equipped with walnut desks, Carrera marble bathrooms, and Savoir beds. The hotel also has a large fitness center with old hemlock floors and forgiving lighting.

2. The Ritz-Carlton New York

The Ritz-Carlton has built a reputation for converting historic buildings into swanky contemporary hotels, but this New York property takes that a step further with its serene escape and sleek contribution to the NoMad neighborhood. Located in a landmark 1930s building, this hotel overlooks Central Park and is walkable to tourist attractions like Rockefeller Center as well as boutique shops on Fifth Avenue.

But it’s the spectacular Manhattan views (not only from the rooms and suites, but also from the hotel’s Nubelez rooftop bar) that really push this luxury hotel into stardom with both cashed-up tourists and locals. It’s not uncommon to see heads of state and royalty staying here either, which is a sure sign that this is the real deal.

3. The Westin Dhaka

The Westin Dhaka offers 235 guestrooms, all with minibars and safes. Rooms offer a coffee/tea maker and complimentary bottled water, as well as phones and satellite TVs. Bathrooms include deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries.

Guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast at the on-site restaurant. Dining options at this luxury hotel also include a pool bar and an Asian cuisine restaurant. Guests can also unwind at the on-site spa, which features a hot tub and sauna.

Guests can arrange car hire at the hotel to explore the area. This 5-star property is close to popular attractions, including Ahsan Manzil and Bashundhara City. It is also conveniently located for those travelling on business.

4. The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul

Set along the glistening Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul’s upscale Dolmabahce district, The Ritz-Carlton blends Turkish culture and tradition with classic European style. The hotel offers 243 luxury accommodations, including suites with separate living areas and sweeping water views.

The spa takes guests on a healing journey that begins from within with the traditional Turkish Hammam and a menu of facial, body, and massage treatments. The hotel also has an outdoor pool and a sunbathing lounge with stunning Bosphorus views.

Atelier Real Food features global cuisine with a Turkish flourish, while Atolye Restaurant uses produce grown in the hotel’s own garden for freshness. The hotel’s Bleu Lounge & Grill has Mediterranean-inspired dishes and an extensive range of cocktails.

5. The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Pudong

In the heart of Pudong’s upscale business and shopping district, this hotel pays homage to its Art Deco heritage with tastefully extravagant accommodations that overlook the Shanghai skyline. The dazzling views from the hotel’s flagship restaurant Flair—the highest rooftop restaurant and bar in China—are an unforgettable experience.

Rooms are luxuriously designed, featuring marble bathrooms and modern Art Deco furnishings. Select suites offer separate living rooms and dining areas.

Guests can enjoy Italian, Chinese and Asian cuisine at the Scena Restaurant and try local dishes at Jin Xuan Restaurant. After dinner, unwind with a drink in the comfortable lounge bar. Other convenient dining options include the Aura Café. A range of restaurants and cafes are also in close proximity to the hotel.

6. The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong

This luxury hotel with spa redefines opulence, blending comfort, style, and absolute grandeur. It’s located on the upper floors of Kowloon’s International Commerce Centre (ICC), which towers over Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island.

The hotel rooms boast floor-to-ceiling city and harbor views. They’re also well-equipped with modern amenities like a flatscreen TV and a minibar.

The hotel’s six dining venues offer far-flung flavors, from the state-of-the-art Michelin-starred Italian Tosca to two-Michelin starred Chinese Tin Lung Heen and buffet breakfast at Café 103. You can also enjoy cocktails at Ozone, which claims to be the highest bar in the world.

7. The Ritz-Carlton Seoul

After a major renovation, the former Ritz-Carlton Seoul debuted as Le Meridien in September 2017 with European architectural design mixed with mid-century modern. It has a lobby designed to lead guests on an artful discovery with large open spaces and eye-catching artwork.

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Rooms are plush but not overly extravagant, with eucalyptus wall panels, turquoise velvet sofas, and oak floors. Ask for a Club Balcony Deluxe; these rooms have private balconies and sweeping city views. For dining, the hotel offers six eateries from deli to fine dining. It’s also within walking distance of Bongeunsa Temple and COEX Mall.

8. The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo

The hotel is in the heart of Tokyo Midtown, a multifaceted complex that houses offices, condos and a five-story shopping mall. Rooms open to views of the city skyline, including the National Stadium and Mount Fuji.

The spa facilities are on the 46th floor of the building and include a hot tub with skyline view and lounge chairs. There’s also a gym with plenty of weight and cardio equipment.

The opulent suites are adorned with details that have symbolic meaning, such as the carpet representing an obi or the wallpaper behind the work desk representing the hosage flower pattern. Guests can learn about the hotel’s commitment to sustainability through its social responsibility program, Community Footprints.

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