The Healthiest Hotels in London to book in 2019

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If you haven’t started the year off with dry January or a weeks detox retreat, don’t despair. Take a staycation in London for a night or two and keep yourself healthy with the hotels wellness facilities, nearby parks and healthy breakfast options on the menu.

Here’s our round up of the healthiest hotels in London to book in 2019.

The Langham

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Wellness facilities

Spa with sauna & steam room, a 16-metre indoor swimming pool and gym including state-of-the-art TechnoGym equipment, a selection of free weights and accessories, cardiovascular machines such as treadmills, cycles and cross trainer

The treatment to try at the Chuan Body + Soul spa: The mother of pearl two hour massage is supposed to be for expectant mothers but it’s so good that you might want to treat yourself to it as a birthday treat as I did and apparently it’s popular with men too!

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Located just a hop, skip and a jump away from Oxford St, the Langham has been around and welcoming guests since 1865. Renowned for its impeccable service, The Langham London was Europe’s first “Grand Hotel” and continues to reign from the British capital’s West End. The hotel is located on Regent Street, one of the city’s premier locations and shopping districts.

For 150 years, the legendary hotel has enchanted royalty, dignitaries, and celebrities with its 380 elegantly appointed rooms and suites that evoke a welcoming, residential ambience. The hotel also offers world-class dining and wellness facilities, and is famed as the place where the tradition of afternoon tea was born.

Expert tips

  • Try the afternoon tea experience at the Palm court restaurant.
  • Book a Langham club room and get access to the the Club that offers a private check in, boardroom access, butler service and exquisite champagnes and canapes in collaboration with celebrity chefs Albert Roux OBE and Michel Roux Jr.

Address & contact
1C Portland Place
Marylebone
London
W1B 1JA

Tel: 020 7323 2340
Email: tllon.info@langhamhotels.com

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Royal Lancaster

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Wellness facilities

The Royal Lancaster has a gym but if you prefer the outdoors it’s directly opposite Hyde Park so you can get your morning run in.

The fully equipped gym has Technogym™ treadmills, cross trainers, exercise bikes, a rowing machine, and designated weights section. It’s open to guests 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so you can fit it into your schedule at a time that suits you.

There is no spa, however their sister properties in London feature in-house spas which guests are welcome to use – the elegant Landmark in Marylebone and the fashionable K West. Or if you are into swimming and feeling brave you can take a swim in the famous Serpentine lake.

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The hotel has recently undergone an £80-million renovation and has a new look, having been completely transformed both internally and externally. The entire frontage of the hotel was remodelled, and the exterior architecture now has an eight-meter high-glazed façade revealing a double-height reception space. The showpiece of the lobby is a staircase made of 3,229 square feet of white Carrara marble that wraps around to the first floor.

Expert tips

  • Book a room on a high floor for the best views and space.
  • At breakfast choose a table by the window, opposite Hyde Park.
  • The healthy food choices at breakfast are superb (even for vegans), it’s not your typical buffet – you can even have a green juice.

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Address & contact
Lancaster Terrace
London
W2 2TY

Tel: 020 7551 6000
Email: book@royallancaster.com

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Le Meridien Piccadilly

Wellness facilities

Spa, gym, two squash courts and swimming pool (one of the largest in London) including FloatFit classes available on request. A very fun and a good workout for balance, fitness and strength! You’ll put those muscles to the test whilst trying to stay on the board as the waves of the water ripple and you practice 360 degree jumps!

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The Piccadilly Health Club & Spa offers facials, massages, beauty treatments and fitness classes. Post pampering treat yourself to a well deserved brunch on the rooftop at the Terrace on Piccadilly.

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A stunning restaurant and bar that offers alfresco dining when the sun is shining and it’s warm enough to sit outside. Inside, it’s bright and beautiful and full of plants and flowers so you feel like you are in the countryside.

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Expert tips

  • Book a Club room and get access to the Club Lounge.
  • The Health Club is open 24 hours a day.
  • Make sure you check out the relaxation room – a dark room with lounge chairs where you can meditate.

Address & contact
21 Piccadilly
Mayfair
London
W1J 0BH, UK

Tel: 020 7734 8000

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Great Northern Hotel

Wellness facilities:

The hotel has a partnership both with Barry’s bootcamp and Nuffield health centre. Barry’s Bootcamp is located on Euston Road. Their signature hour-long workouts include interval cardio routines and strength training using a combination free-weights, resistance bands and medicine balls, enhanced by pumping playlists – no one class is ever the same.

The Nuffield Bloomsbury Gym offers a refurbished high-specification gym with personal training, 21m swimming pool with a sauna and steam room, swimming lessons, dedicated spin studio and Squash Courts. Daily classes range from Bodybalance, GRIT and Pilates to yoga and Zumba. Physiotherapist also available.

Designed by Victorian master builder Lewis Cubitt, the architect behind Kings Cross railway station, the Great Northern Hotel first opened in 1854. This was the golden age of steam with railway hotels seen as status symbols and the hotel soon became a Victorian landmark.

Now skilfully renovated, it is one of the finest luxury boutique hotels in London with is original Grade II-listed features evoking the glamour of its extraordinary past. The GNH is firmly entwined with both the history and the regeneration of this vibrant London neighbourhood.

We loved the unique pantries that are on every floor – giving guests unlimited access, offer smooth Nespressos, homemade cakes, cookies and sweets.

Expert tips

  • The hotels restaurant Plum & Spilt Milk  serves excellent food in with a few very tasty vegetarian options that can also be made vegan.
  • Got a trip to Paris planned on the Eurostar? Then hotel is directly opposite, great if you have an early morning start.
  • Go for a walk along Regents Canal. The area around Kings Cross has been developed over the last few years and there’s plenty of lovely bars and restaurants around Granary Wharf.

Address & contact
Pancras Rd
Kings Cross
London
N1C 4TB

Email: reservations@gnhlondon.com

Tel: 020 3388 0800

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The Ned

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Wellness facilities:

Spa (By CowShed) offering sauna, steam room and traditional Moroccan hammam and eight treatment rooms, gym and classes – including yoga, pilates, boxing and House Ride, swimming pool and personal trainers are nutrition experts are available.

If you are not a member of Soho House or the Ned you can choose to spend a weekend (we advise in the summer months) for it to feel like a proper holiday. Swim in the pool, take a yoga or fitness class in the studio, sip mocktails on the roof top, and in the evening head to Malibu Kitchen for a healthy Californian feast.

Expert tips

  • We highly recommend the amazing healthy vegan food at Malibu Kitchen.
  • The Ned offers a day spa open to the public when you spend £200 on treatments at Cowshed.
  • Nutrient packed vitamin infusions are offered by The Elixir Clinic for rejuvenation, energy boosting, anti-ageing, and the perfect pick-me up.

Address & contact

27 Poultry
London
EC2R 8AJ

Email: enquiries@thened.com
Tel: 020 3828 2000

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Nobu

Wellness facilities:

24 hour gym including the renowned Artis Line by Technogym®, a personal trainers available on request and spa offering facials, massages, body treatments, private single or double treatment rooms and his and hers steam rooms.

The treatment to try: The Citrus facial using products from the luxury brand Natura Bissé®.

Massages and body treatments are from the brand Elemental Herbology and the the most innovative ingredient technology and natural botanics. The treatments use The Five Elements to distinguish what your body needs, including factors such as lifestyle, diet, stress levels, routine and seasons.

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We think they should create a new package called ”Spa & Sushi”! Post spa treatment you can sit down to a fabulous 8 course tasting menu which can also be made vegetarian or vegan. 

Expert tips

  • Combine your spa experience with afternoon tea – including a 30 minute treatment, and access to the fitness and wellness facilities.
  • The Shoreditch area has plenty of healthy food cafes and yoga studios.
  • There’s a good choice of healthy and vegan options on the breakfast menu.

Address & contact

10 – 50 Willow Street
London
EC2A 4BH

Tel:  0207 683 1200

Email: enquiries-shoreditch@nobuhotels.com

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The Rosewood

Rosewood Hotel

Wellness facilities:

Rosewood London offers world-class amenities for keeping both body and soul in good health. Relaxation and rejuvenation take centre stage in the indulgent spa and state-of-the-art fitness centre. There is also a Matthew Curtis hair salon.

At Sense Spa there are an array of treatments and products available from specialty spa brands; Sodashi, Maison Caulières, Face Place and EviDenS de Beauté.

The treatment to try: Any treatment by the French-Japanese premium skincare pioneer, EviDenS de Beauté. These products are engineered to hydrate and encourage the natural production of collagen in skin.

You can also embark on a fitness journey alongside Harry Jameson, the Rosewood’s personal trainer in residence, with The Jameson Retreat.

The Jameson Retreat is a three-day intensive programme which goes beyond the physical performance of fitness combining training, treatments and nutrition. Find out more info here.

Expert tips

  • The spa is home to the first Face Place opening outside of the Unites State. Famously coveted by A-listers and beauty aficionados for over 45 years at their flagship West Hollywood clinic and New York, Face Place specialises in a unique, clinical approach to skin care with the Face Place Signature Treatment.
  • Your room comes with a butler who will be happy to cater to you every need.
  • Make sure to try both the Holborn Dining room and Scarfes bar.

Address & contact

252 High Holborn
London
EC1V 7EN

Tel:  020 7781 8888

Email: london@rosewoodhotels.com

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The Montcalm Royal London House

Wellness facilities:

Spa, gym and yoga classes and personal trainers available. The spa specialises in mineral-rich, marine-inspired treatments by Thalgo. Their Mind, Body & City philosophy encourages renewal and lasting lifestyle change by weaving wellbeing into each element of their guests stay.

Their face and body rituals pioneer mineral-rich marine spa treatments, with signature ‘capsule rituals’ giving 30 minute bursts of bliss for busy people, and a range of longer body, face and massage rituals for more leisurely indulgence.

Elected Montcalm hotels (including the Montcalm Royal London House, play host to guided yoga sessions on weekday mornings, followed by a delicious, nutritious smoothie. And when the weather warms up, there’s no better wellbeing boost than a spot of al fresco yoga – either in the park or on the roof terrace of Aviary bar.

The treatment to try: The Hyaluronic Smooth and Fill Facial, a 1 hour treatment using special massage techniques and powerful serums combined for unrivalled anti-ageing results.

Expert tips

  • The in house Long Arm pub and brewery serves a vegan menu and craft beer.
  • Got to try the ‘Bath Butler’ service – having a hot bath drawn on demand and infused with aromatherapy oils. Sink into it solo and savour some ‘me time’, or enjoy à deux with a combination of rose petals, mood music and, naturally, a glass of something sparkling. 

Address & contact

22-25 Finsbury Square
London
EC2A 1DX 


Tel: 020 3873 400

Email: reservations@montcalmroyallondoncity.co.uk

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