Spa hotels in Liverpool | combine a city break with a little R&R

From grand city stays to peaceful countryside retreats, these Liverpool spa hotels are ideal for a weekend of indulgence.

Retreat to the dreamy surrounds of one of the city’s spa hotels, where you’ll be pampered to your heart’s content. Engage in a little self-care and experience everything from invigorating deep tissue massages to enticing sleep rituals and energising hot yoga classes.

When you are not in the blissful surrounds of the spa, uncover the delights of Liverpool’s bustling streets, with its glossy fashion boutiques, VIP nightclubs and of course, its two world-famous football stadiums: Liverpool’s Anfield and Everton’s Goodison Park. Step inside Pearl Boutique for affordable luxury names or Boudoir Boutique for flamboyant fashion and accessories. Dance the night away in Kingdom Liverpool for glamour and cocktails, or enjoy a VIP booth at Mansion.

A spa hotel in Liverpool with a dreamy subterranean hydrotherapy pool


Hidden deep underground in the Stanley Dock lies the Titanic Hotel’s subterranean spa. This calming space is home to a warm hydrotherapy pool, lit by gently flickering Moroccan lanterns. Unwind amid the gentle heat of the sanarium, before taking a seat in the hot tub, which sits underneath antique red brick arches. Experience its rejuvenating steam room and sauna, then finish off with a soothing foot bath or experience shower.

Access your very own piece of nirvana with the spa’s collection of facials, massages, scrubs and wraps and beauty treatments. Try the spa’s calming sleep ritual for an unforgettably relaxing time. Designed to inspire a feeling of serenity, this treatment utilises a combination of gentle, sleep-inducing massage and quiet mindfulness to encourage a restful night of sleep. Afterwards, stroll through the richly-decorated corridors to your bedroom and clamber into a freshly made bed, complete with luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets and natural fibre pillows.

If you want to spend more downtime in your elegant yet cosy room, why not order room service from Stanley’s Bar and Grill downstairs? Order hearty fare like roast sweet potato and red pepper soup, Titanic beer battered fish or steak, and rich puddings from the Grill’s classic meals. Or, choose from a fresh vegan menu that includes a chicory orange salad and a vegetable Thai green curry. Next day, you can watch the chefs prepare your lunch in an open kitchen. If you’re staying for the weekend, there’s a comforting Sunday roast with melt-in-your-mouth meats and tasty seasonal vegetables.

Titanic Hotel Liverpool

Top rated
9.2 Excellent (2378 reviews)

Take afternoon tea in the 19th-century library of a spa hotel in Liverpool


Step back in time at the DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel and Spa Liverpool, where you can unwind in stately rooms, decorated with original wood panelled walls, marble columns and stain glass windows. For a refined experience, take afternoon tea in the library. Let the maître d’ pour you a glass of champagne while you sit by the fire, next to original walnut bookshelves lined with leather-bound tomes. Or, perhaps sink into the comfortable leather Chesterfield sofa and peruse the lunch menu, which includes classic British dishes like rump steak and hand-cut chips.

Find indulgence aplenty at the Eforea spa. Whether you’re winding down in the fragrant aroma-steam room or floating in the heated vitality pool, it’s the ideal place to relax your mind and reinvigorate your body. Lose yourself in its heated indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. The carefully designed spa contains a transition room, with subdued lighting and comfy leather beds, so you’ll be able to savour that post-treatment bliss for a little while longer. A range of salon treatments – from eyelash tinting and extensions, eyebrow tinting and shaping, waxing and nail care are also available to give a little polish.

For a truly romantic experience, stay in the Presidential Suite with its original features that date back to the mid-19th century. These include an impressive double-height ceiling with intricate detailing, in addition to a 200-year-old wooden herringbone floor. Freshen up in the spacious double-steam shower, before luxuriating in the roll-top bath to soak up the atmosphere of this historic English building.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Liverpool

8.0 Very good (2057 reviews)

Soothe mind, body and soul at a spa hotel in Liverpool


Get a blissful night of slumber at the Crowne Plaza Liverpool, with a sleep-inducing aromatherapy kit. The elegant bedrooms are designed to soothe the mind, body and soul, with crisp Egyptian cotton linen, soft bathrobes and endorphin-releasing chocolate. Put your feet up and treat yourself to room service, as you unwind amid the muted grey walls and minimalist furniture.

Rise bright and early so you can make the most of your Harbour Health Club membership. Enter a group fitness session in boxercise, step & tone, body conditioning, yoga or pilates. Or, head to its gym to access its 20 cardio stations and free weights area.

Warm your muscles in the dry heat of the sauna, in anticipation of your deep tissue massage. Feel the slow rhythmic pressure of the therapist’s hands, as your muscles gradually loosen. Afterwards, sink deep into the whirlpool and feel its powerful jets release the last remnants of tension from your body.

Venture down to the welcoming restaurant and take a seat on a mustard-coloured armchair, before perusing the extensive gin menu, which comes with a list of botanical-enhancing garnishes. Alternatively, if champagne is your favourite tipple, you could treat yourself to the hotel’s preferred Grand Marque selection, Laurent-Perrier Brut. Decorated in monochrome tones and geometric patterns, the restaurant provides a stylish setting for an evening escape with the girls. It serves up indulgent dishes, from seafood favourites to quintessentially English alternatives, such as asparagus with white truffle.

Crowne Plaza Liverpool City Centre, An Ihg Hotel

Top rated
8.9 Excellent (2486 reviews)

A spa hotel in Liverpool that offers a glimpse of country life


Experience the benefits of country life at Thornton Hall Hotel and Spa. Less than 10 miles from the vibrant city centre, this hidden gem nestles amid carefully tended gardens and offers sweeping views across the Cheshire countryside. Enter a world of tranquillity, as you step through the entrance of this traditional English country house. Dining is equally serene here. Share an elegant dish, like a platter of steamed mussels, in the Lawns dining room, amid delicate glass chandeliers and intricately carved oak panelled ceiling.

Relax in the spa’s hydro spa pools, snow cave and experience shower and warm your muscles through in the sauna and steam room. If you’re with your partner, get a taste of the middle east with a mud rasul treatment for two. Gently apply the mineral mud to your skin and linger in the steam chamber, as the heat envelops you both. Later on, harness the revitalising powers of the water, as you shower away the mud to reveal smooth moisturised skin. Wander outside and slip into the heated spa pool. Tailor your stay with classic and holistic treatments ranging from anti-ageing and rejuvenating facials, to a deeply relaxing hot stone massage or insightful reflexology session.

Warm your insides with a soothing nightcap by the fire, before ascending the sweeping mahogany staircase to the Penthouse Suite. Hidden away on the top floor, you can retreat to the peaceful surroundings of your home-away-from-home living room, with a fully-stocked fridge and Nespresso machine. There’s also a sizeable marble-tiled bathroom, with a delightfully old-fashioned roll-top bath and his ‘n’ hers free-standing glass sinks.

Thornton Hall Hotel & Spa

Top rated
Thornton Hough
8.8 Excellent (1025 reviews)

Experience traditional Hopi ear candling at a contemporary spa hotel in Liverpool


Step into a sleek urban oasis at the Radisson Blu. You’ll find its sauna, steam room, swimming pool and whirlpool make for a day of real calm and tranquillity. Check in at the light and airy atrium, before making your way to the palatial mosaic-tiled pool and gently bubbling hot tub. Breathe in the hot salty air of the steam room, before plunging into its reinvigorating pool. If you’re after a spa treatment with a difference, why not book the traditional Hopi ear candling? Popular with the ancient Greeks, this revered therapy relies upon the heat of a beeswax candle to detox and gently massage the ear canal.

Once refreshed, wander into the bar, housed inside a red brick cottage adjoining the main building. Snuggle up in a cosy nook and order the high tea, which comes with specialities, such as chocolate-dipped strawberries. There’s even the option for a glass of organic Liverpool Gin. Conclude your day of indulgence in a tasteful River Suite, where you’ll have far-reaching views across the River Mersey to the Irish Sea.

Or, see all that this cultural city has to offer with a Premium Room overlooking Liverpool’s River Mersey. Spread out in its spacious surroundings as you plan the next day’s adventures before bed – perhaps a trip to the Tudor country house and gardens of Speke Hall? If you fancy another quick relaxation session, you can even have a mini spa experience in your room with its rain shower and selection of superior pampering products.

Radisson Blu Hotel Liverpool

8.0 Very good (2429 reviews)