Signature Collection Spas
by nycgo.com staff, 06/18/2013
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Celebrate your time in New York City with a relaxing spa treatment at any one of these luxurious hotels in Manhattan—located downtown (in Battery Park City and SoHo), Midtown and on the Upper West Side. The high-end spas listed below offer a variety of services—from the lavish Orchidée Impériale Prestige facial at Guerlain Spa at the Waldorf Astoria New York to an indulgent olive oil pedicure at Red Door Spa at the Chatwal or an authentic Turkish hammam at the Spa at Trump SoHo. Some spas even focus on a particular category of treatment, such as the traditional Thai therapies performed at the Spa at Mandarin Oriental and the grape-infused massages, facials, wraps and pedicures at Caudalie Vinothérapie Spa at the Plaza Hotel. Along with the relaxing treatments, guests can enjoy luxurious amenities and products, like the Carita Paris skin-care line featured at the Ritz-Carlton Spa or the French skin-care line Biologique Recherche at the Peninsula Spa. Read on for more details on some of NYC's most sumptuous relaxation experiences.
Caudalie Vinothérapie Spa at The Plaza Hotel. Courtesy, Pushnik
Caudalie Vinothérapie Spa at The Plaza Hotel
1 W. 58th St., 4th fl., 212-265-3182, Midtown West, Manhattan
Wine lovers will look at grapes in a whole new way after a visit to the Caudalie Vinothérapie Spa—which incorporates the healthy, cleansing and detoxifying properties of the fruit into its many luxe treatments, including facials, massages, wraps and pedicures. The atmosphere is one of noble woods, dark stone and sleek designs; the exclusive, luxuriously sensual treatments nourish inner calm. Relax in one of 14 modern, sumptuous and inviting treatment rooms, decorated with special French touches, and feel the stress melt away in the expert hands of the venue's vinotherapists. Thanks to treatments like the crushed cabernet scrub or the honey and wine wrap, patrons are sure to gain the restorative benefits of natural salves.
Courtesy, Guerlain Spa at The Waldorf Astoria New York
Guerlain Spa at The Waldorf Astoria New York
100 E. 50th St., 19th fl., 212-872-7200, Midtown East, Manhattan
The Guerlain Spa provides pampering high above Park Avenue, with a 14,000-square-foot space that offers striking views of Manhattan. The spa houses 15 customized treatment suites, a nail salon, fitness center and the Grand Salon relaxation venue. Each suite is fitted with a private bathing lounge, signature Guerlain amenities and personalized music selections, allowing guests to refresh and refine; the couples suite has a shower that doubles as a steam room. Expect rich, classic spa treatments, including massages, facials, manicures and pedicures, enhanced with Guerlain beauty products. Every treatment ends with "The Final Touch," consisting of a complimentary shoe shine, garment steaming, makeup refresh, piece of chocolate and glass of wine, leaving visitors feeling both relaxed and invigorated.
Courtesy, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, New York
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, New York
80 Columbus Circle, 35th fl., 212-805-8880, Upper West Side, Manhattan
The award-winning Spa at Mandarin Oriental, New York, is a sanctuary offering a holistic journey of the senses, and the custom-designed treatments here are tailored to guests' individual needs. The spa's wide range of services has been carefully designed to nurture a perfect harmony of mind, body and spirit. Spanning 14,500 square feet, the facilities here include six multifunctional rooms with personal showers, separate men's and women's vitality pools, amethyst crystal steam rooms, experience showers and relaxation lounges as well as a private VIP spa suite with its own vitality pool, steam room and fireplace. The spa's menu of relaxing and revitalizing treatments include therapeutic and Thai massages, acupressure, ayurvedic treatments, facials and more.
The Peninsula Spa at The Peninsula New York. Courtesy, The Peninsula New York
The Peninsula Spa at The Peninsula New York
700 Fifth Ave., 212-903-3910, Midtown West, Manhattan
The Forbes Five Star–rated Peninsula Spa is a 35,000-square-foot rooftop oasis providing a retreat from the demands of the City. Spa treatments feature products from the French luxury skin-care line Biologique Recherche, while a menu of signature offerings blend Asian, European and ayurvedic healing modalities designed to foster well-being and peace of mind. Guests enjoy advanced therapies, inventive spa cuisine, a cutting-edge fitness center, a glass-enclosed pool and a sun terrace with panoramic City views overlooking Fifth Avenue.
Red Door Spa at The Chatwal. Courtesy, The Chatwal, a Luxury Collection Hotel
Red Door Spa at The Chatwal
130 W. 44th St., 212-764-5900, Midtown West, Manhattan
Located within the Chatwal hotel, the Red Door Spa puts a luxurious spin on relaxation, offering a wide variety of skin-care, body and massage treatments as well as nail-care and wax services. The selection features everything from the standard (like massages and manicures) to the lavish (such as a seawater pearl hydrating facial or an olive oil pedicure). Red Door Spa boasts three treatment rooms alongside three private bathroom suites with steam showers; in addition, the location houses a serene saltwater lap pool, relaxation lounge, manicure and pedicure studio, Jacuzzi, fitness center and more.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa. Courtesy, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park
The Ritz-Carlton Spa at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park
2 West St., 14th fl., 212-344-0800, Battery Park City, Manhattan
Enjoy being pampered in a tranquil and intimate setting at one of the premier New York City spas. Featuring massages and facials from the distinctive Carita Paris skin-care line, as well as personal service from a staff of professional therapists, the Ritz-Carlton Spa allows you to immerse in a quiet refuge away from pressures and distractions. Guests at this downtown New York spa will enjoy Carita products and high-touch techniques designed to soothe the body, revitalize the skin and rejuvenate the soul. The spa provides a wide array of massage, nail-care and waxing treatments, as well as hours-long specialized "retreat" packages, tailored specifically for brides-to-be, men and anyone who longs for the restorative effects of an in-depth treatment.
Courtesy, The Spa at Trump International Hotel & Tower New York
The Spa at Trump International Hotel & Tower New York
1 Central Park West, 212-299-1000, Upper West Side, Manhattan
The Trump Spa, for guests of Trump International Hotel & Tower New York, is a serene sanctuary featuring luxurious spa treatment rooms where you can indulge in a relaxing massage, facial, warm herbal wrap or body glow scrub. The sauna and steam rooms further help you relax and ease the tension of the day. The state-of-the-art health club offers free weights, circuit training, cardiovascular equipment and personal trainers on request. The spa can also provide a fitness evaluation and nutritional counseling. For aquatic training, the 55-foot indoor heated lap pool—whose saltwater system reduces the amount of chlorine necessary to purify the water—is a refreshing way to release the tension of the day.
The Spa at Trump SoHo. Courtesy, Trump SoHo New York
The Spa at Trump SoHo
246 Spring St., 212-842-5505, SoHo, Manhattan
The award-winning Spa at Trump SoHo provides a calming counterpoint to the bustling streets below. The 11,000-square-foot spa is located on the seventh and eighth floors of the sleek hotel, and features sought-after products and treatments crafted by Natura Bisse as well as a selection of services created specifically for the SoHo locale and tailored to achieve five key goals: calm, balance, purify, heal and revitalize. The Spa at Trump also houses the first authentic luxury hammam in New York City, affording spa goers a rare opportunity to experience the traditional cultural bathing rituals of Turkey and the Middle East.