Our series on the UK’s best spa experiences moves on to the vibrant city of Manchester, which offers an abundance of great shopping, dining, culture and nightlife. If you would like to find the best pampering on offer in this buzzing city, this article aims to highlight the top spa hotels, spa breaks and spa days.
Located in the north-west of England, Manchester is a city with a strong industrial heritage, a contemporary vibe, and everything you need for a wonderful break.
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Manchester boasts a great selection of spa hotels, from grand luxury through to modern chic. Here are just a couple of our favourites:
The Spa at The Midland is a luxury spa located within this impressive landmark city centre hotel. The hotel offers comfortable rooms and fine dining, while the spa has eight treatment rooms and some excellent leisure facilities, including a salt-infused aromatherapy steam room and relaxation area.
The Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa offers the perfect base from which to explore the city. After a busy day of sightseeing and shopping, you can relax in one of the well-appointed guest rooms and enjoy a meal in the award-winning restaurant. Indulge in a luxury treatment in one of the six treatment rooms and take advantage of the fabulous leisure facilities, including the drench shower, ice fountain, steam room and technogym.
If you want to incorporate a day of pampering into your visit to Manchester, or just need a break from the daily routine, you will be spoiled for choice. Here is just a taste of what’s on offer:
The Pace Health Club and Nu Spa is a haven from the city, offering first-class facilities such as a swimming pool, steam room and gym. Choose from a range of spa day packages, including the Refresh Mini Spa Day, which offers a treatment and use of the leisure facilities and the Indulgence Spa Day, which features three treatments.
Malmaison Manchester is a wonderful high-end hotel that also features a terrific spa. Choose from a selection of indulgent spa days. The Midweek Mal Moment Spa Day includes a treatment and lunch, along with use of the gym, sauna and relaxation lounge. For even more pampering, the Total Indulgence Spa Day includes three treatments, lunch with a glass of bubbly and some other goodies.
Take a look at our full range of Manchester spa days.
A spa break is the ultimate in luxury, offering accommodation and meals, along with a pampering spa package. A few of our favourites are:
The Hallmark Hotel Manchester offers a wide range of one night spa break packages, including themed breaks that feature fab live entertainment, along with spa access and a treatment. Perfect for a girls-only getaway! The hotel is located outside of Manchester, within easy reach of the airport, offering an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club is a magnificent property located in Greater Manchester. It boasts 200 acres of countryside, offering a tranquil base for some first-class relaxation. Enjoy the One Night Spa Break, which features a treatment, two-course dinner, breakfast and use of the leisure facilities, which include a solarium, indoor swimming pool and gym. The hotel also has a golf course and tennis courts.
Take a look at our full range of Manchester spa breaks.
Hopefully, this article has given you some inspiration to treat yourself to a few hours, or even a few days, of relaxation in Manchester. Our next article in the series looks at the best spa experiences on offer in the lovely English cites of Bristol and Bath.
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