Akasha Spa at Hotel Café Royal is a must-visit for any guest looking to unwind. Not only does it have an 18-metre pool, a Vichy shower, and a hammam, but also London’s first watsu pool.Akasha Spa at Hotel Café Royal is a must-visit for any guest looking to unwind. Not only does it have an 18-metre pool, a Vichy shower, and a hammam, but also London’s first watsu pool.
Akasha Spa at Hotel Café Royal is a must-visit for any guest looking to unwind. Not only does it have an 18-metre pool, a Vichy shower, and a hammam, but also London’s first watsu pool. | Credit: Café Royal Hotel

World Spa Awards 2023: The 10 best spa hotels in London

From the new and much-hyped spa at Claridges, to the former private members club the Mandarin Oriental, here are the 10 London spa hotels nominated for this year’s prestigious prize.

London is of course the best city in the world but at times the hustle and bustle of daily life can get on top of us.

For those in need of a little relaxation and self care, there are plenty of spa hotels in London to unwind in.

Some simply offer treatments, while others have pools and saunas where you can spend an entire afternoon relaxing with a glass of champagne or a soothing tea.

It turns out that 10 of the best spa hotels in the country are located right here in the capital, having been nominated in the World Spa Awards 2023.

From the new and much-hyped spa at Claridges, to the former private members club the Mandarin Oriental, here are the ten London spa hotels nominated for this year’s prestigious prize.

Comment Guidelines

National World encourages reader discussion on our stories. User feedback, insights and back-and-forth exchanges add a rich layer of context to reporting. Please review our Community Guidelines before commenting.