Retreat. Escape. Urban Getaway. There’s nothing more luxe than a day of pampering, no matter the nom de plume. Check out Luxury Attaché’s top picks for hotel spas.
1 The Peninsula Spa | The Peninsula Hotel
Twenty-one floors above the buzz of New York City lives The Peninsula’s serene retreat, where service is ceremonial and experience unparalleled. Holistic sophistication is the basis of each treatment, fusing European concepts with Asian and Ayurvedic philosophies carried out by personalized contemporary techniques for a uniquely rejuvenating experience. The wraparound Sun Terrace doesn’t hurt, either. Whether it’s an à la carte or full-on spa retreat kind of day, The Peninsula Spa is a must for head-to-toe pampering.
700 5th Avenue at 55th Street
2 Shibui Spa | The Greenwich Hotel
This Greenwich Hotel’s spa is all about the even keel. It focuses on the balance between traditional and modern techniques and the balance between nature and city. Part of the impeccable practice comes from trained therapists and their use of only plant-based products. The practitioners are also experts in balancing both ancient and contemporary healing techniques – perfect to de-stress the busy bees of New York City.
377 Greenwich Street, between North Moore and Franklin Streets
3 Cornelia Spa | The Surrey
A breath of fresh aromatherapeutic air. Clean lines and calming colors populate this enchanting, slightly sexy spa, reminiscent of an heirloom townhouse. Cornelia combines energy healing and next-level treatments curated by acclaimed “Experts in Residence” as well as spacation packages for posh pampering. Cornelia keeps it fresh, inspired, and modern in a city where the definition of unique is constantly evolving.
20 east 76th Street, between Madison and 5th Avenues
4 The Spa at Mandarin Oriental | Mandarin Oriental New York
The ultimate city escape. Ancient techniques and contemporary practices harmonize organically to bring balance and equilibrium to each individual at Mandarin Oriental’s urban oasis. The Spa’s suite of signature services ranges from full and half day programs to cutting edge beauty regimens, all honoring body and mind in an environment designed to illuminate each of the senses. An exclusive product line created by an award-winning aromatherapy specialist adds to the experience and serves as an ideal extension of the Spa’s unique experiences into everyday life.
80 Columbus Circle at 60th Street
5 The Spa at Trump | Trump SoHo
Decadence meets relaxation at Trump Soho’s seventh floor haven. They’ve kicked it up a notch by offering Moroccan and Turkish Hammam services in addition to their already impressive treatment collection. Head to New York City's one and only hotel spa with black soaps, Kessa mitts, and Ghassoul clay on offer for an authentic age-old experience. And for those in a truly Far East mood, henna and threading are also available.
246 Spring Street, between Varick Street and Avenue of the Americas