Melbourne is home to some of the country’s best flat whites, graffiti art and… sumptuous spa hotels. Life in the city can wreak havoc on your social calendar (with all those brunch dates and after work drinks), so once in a while you may long for a rejuvenating spa break to recover from the stresses of bustling city life.
Here are Melbourne’s best spa hotels for some invaluable me-time: close to home, yet worlds away from your next social calendar appointment.
Crown Towers Melbourne
You can expect no less from Crown Towers Melbourne – it is possibly one of the most beautiful places for relaxation in the bustling heart of Melbourne. The hotel’s Crown Spa is both opulent and elegant, with sterling blue drapes combined with warm cream interiors making up the treatment room. With its exquisite finishings and textures, the retreat is especially tailored to those who appreciate the finer things in life.
Guests can also make use of the Aqua Retreat to complement their treatments. Complete with a therapeutic rain shower and a vitality pool, you’ll be sure to leave feeling calm and refreshed.
Each deluxe king or twin rooms boast panoramic views of Melbourne’s CBD as well as a luxurious bathroom to relax in even after your spa treatment. With double vanities, a deep soaking bath, a separate shower and walk-in dressing room, the hotel offers the height of luxury.
Park Hyatt Melbourne
The Park Hyatt’s Park Club Health and Day Spa takes a holistic approach to health and wellbeing: sound nutrition, regular exercise, peace of mind and care for the face and body are the spa’s four cornerstones of wellness. As such, guests are not only offered a range of treatments but also a spa cuisine menu, fitness studio, relaxation area and an infinity pool to enhance their experience.
To get the most out of your stay, opt for the Park Deluxe Spa room. Complete with an Italian marble bath, a walk-in shower and a jetted spa tub as well as soft robes and premium bath products, guests are able to bring the spa experience back to the privacy of their own room.
Mantra on Russell
Relax under the stars in the comfort of an indoor heated pool, spa and sauna at the Mantra on Russell. The spa’s stunning glass ceiling provides a view to the heavens whilst keeping guests cosy. In addition, guests can also make use of the spa’s fully-equipped gym.
The rooms are ideal for those seeking a relaxing hideaway in the bustling city. Set your eyes on the magnificent cityscape from your private balcony, or relax with a selection of in-house movies. The serviced apartment also allows guests to dine in with kitchenettes provided in each room, or alternatively they can sample the hotel’s modern Australian cuisine at the onsite restaurant.
At The Prince Hotel in St Kilda, guests can enjoy the benefits of seaside accommodation as well as the hotel’s onsite spa, Aurora. The spa offers a number of unique treatments, such as its award-winning Signature Kitya Karnu™ package. The deeply relaxing treatment consists of a full-body exfoliation, a nourishing hair treatment and a hydrating facial cleanse and masque. The process is finished with a cool river stone ritual to help revive and clear energy centres – all within your own private steam room.
Back in the rooms, guests can relax in their light-filled and modern surroundings with views looking out to Fitzroy Street from a private balcony. All your bathroom needs are taken care of with coveted, high-quality REN products provided, which are fully derived from plants and minerals and are free from synthetic ingredients.
At the Crown Metropol’s Isika Spa there’s a something to suit every guest – expectant mothers can expect to be treated to a nourishing foot bath and a massage to nurse heavy legs and tight shoulders, while active types can relieve muscle tension with The Isika Urban Man treatment. The Taste of 28 package is desirable for those who appreciate stunning views of the Melbourne skyline – not only are you treated to a 60-minute treatment of your choice, but also to a complimentary drink at the Crown Metropol’s exclusive lounge and sky bar.
For those who wish to go all out, The Apartment is located on the 25th floor and offers enviable views of Melbourne’s Southbank. The 190 square metre suite is equipped with cutting-edge design and technology, as well an en-suite with a relaxing spa bath and double shower.
The Langham’s Chuan Spa is built on oriental traditions, with a view to balance the mind, body and soul. There are a range of packages to choose from for you and your loved one, such as the Serenity Shen Couples Treatment. The package entails soaking in a private geisha tub, followed by a soothing full-body hot stone massage, a facial, and Chinese-inspired delicacies and tea to finish with. The adjoining swimming pool is also a treat, offering stunning rooftop views as well as refreshments served by dedicated attendants.
The hotel is perfect for a rejuvenating stay in the heart of Melbourne’s Southbank, with the rooms offering large windows, classic décor and signature Langham beds. Not only do the beautiful surroundings create a peaceful retreat, but the complimentary in-room WiFi, iPad and mp3 dock also ensure that your creature comforts are taken care of.
Where’s your favourite place for a spa break in Melbourne? Let us know below!