Editor’s Choice 2017 Spas

Never underestimate the power of a spa break.  From country mansions set in acres of parkland to contemporary getaways with sea views these are the hotels to head to for a little pampering and TLC.  Delivering luxury, serenity and feel good factor in their own unique and different ways, each of these hotels provides an oasis from the buzz of the working week.  Here are the Good Hotel Guide’s top 10 spa hotels for 2017. 

Editor’s Choice 2017 Spas

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Hartwell House

Hartwell House - Three nights for the price of two

Aylesbury

Wander through the ‘extravagantly and sumptuously furnished’ rooms at this stately mansion – it’s not hard to imagine being a member of the court of Louis XVIII of France, who lived here, in exile, in the 19th century. Today, run by Historic House Hotels for the National Trust, it is a ‘special’, ‘blissfully quiet’ place to stay.
From £200 per night
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • gym
  • weddings
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 4 Nights for 3

New Milton

There’s a great atmosphere at this privately owned country house spa hotel (Relais & Châteaux), unstintingly luxurious yet completely family friendly.
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • wine
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three for Two Short Break

Taplow

‘Expensive but worth every penny,’ say guests seduced by the ‘beautiful’ grounds, ‘stunning’ bedrooms, ‘superb’ meals and ‘attentive, personable’ staff at this history-rich Italianate mansion on the River Thames.
From £495 per night
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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Seaham Hall

Seaham Hall - Summer Escape 1 Night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Seaham

‘A wonderful place, combining luxury, style and high standards with a pleasantly friendly and relaxed approach.’ This serene, ‘civilised’ Georgian country house close to the sea is ‘popular with all ages’, say trusted Guide correspondents who celebrated ‘a very special wedding anniversary in this very special place’ in 2016.
From £195.00 per night
  • indoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Calcot Manor

Calcot Manor

Tetbury

White-glove service may be the norm at any luxury hotel, but even the youngest guests receive white-mitten treatment at this exceptionally family-friendly spot.
From £249 per night
  • romantic
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Llandudno

The name may mean ‘house among thistles’, but the ‘meticulously kept’ combination of manicured lawns, knotted gardens and meadow flowers tells otherwise.
From £189 per night
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • gym
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi
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The Scarlet

The Scarlet

Mawgan Porth

An eco-friendly, low-tech ethos meets indulgent, high-spec style at this adults-only hotel in ‘a superb situation overlooking a classic Cornish bay’.
From £210.00 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • weddings
  • walking
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Lime Wood

Lime Wood

Lyndhurst

‘Stunning’, super-hip yet utterly serene, this country house hotel and spa in the heart of the New Forest is a sophisticated, rustic playground for the stylish set.
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi
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The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

Bath

Two elegantly converted town houses host this luxury hotel and atmospheric spa in a ‘spectacular’ location on the Georgian Royal Crescent, with its 'magical vista’ across the city.
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • wine
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
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Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa and Island

Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa and Island

Eriska

Rumble across a bridge at the mouth of Loch Creran to reach this ‘simply faultless’ Victorian baronial mansion, a luxury spa hotel, with a Michelin-starred restaurant, on a private pleasure island. ‘A magical place,’ say guests in 2016.
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • view
  • activities
  • wine
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi