Best UK Hammam – The SPA Traveller Awards 2012
“The SPA Traveller team visit the finest spas around the world each year and once again, I am delighted to see our readers have selected the best of the best…” – Janet Brice, Director and Managing Editor of The SPA Traveller. “The SPA Traveller announces the ultimate spa and wellness destinations around the world voted for by their international readers. Once again, The SPA Traveller Awards has revealed some of the world’s hidden gems along with the best romantic getaways, family-friendly destinations and wellness retreats. For six months readers’ were asked to vote for their favourite wellness spa in their region, most romantic spa and best spa cuisine.
Best Luxury Day Spa, UK in The World Luxury Spa Awards 2013
London April 2013: ‘The Spa in Dolphin Square’ in London, is once again recognised on the global stage, winning it’s fifth spa award; ‘Best Luxury Day Spa, UK’ for 2013 at The World Luxury Spa Awards.
The World Luxury Spa Awards commend and recognise outstanding achievements in service excellence, giving thanks to spas that have excelled. The programme reward spas that have raised the bar of service excellence within a highly competitive industry over the past year. The winners were selected by means of an annual voting process where thousands of spa guests vote online in order to have the fairest judging process possible.
“It has been a very interesting year for the spa industry, with many new spa additions and the level of competition was exceptional, evident from the caliber of spas being nominated,” says Marinique de Wet, Executive Manager of the World Luxury Spa Awards. “We’ve never received so many nomination entries like we did this year, and it has been a truly thrilling experience to see who eventually came out on top! Consumers are increasingly using the list of winners and finalists as a reliable guide and means of reassurance when choosing their next spa destination evident from increasing visits to the Awards website”, says de Wet.
Located in the heart of London, The Spa in Dolphin Square provides Moroccan-inspired therapies and rituals, plus contemporary spa treatments. Complete with authentic Moroccan Hammam, Rhassoul and Salt-Infused Steam Rooms across 4,000 sq ft, The Spa’s relaxation rooms are open to all spa guests to visit and enjoy a traditional Moroccan treat of dates, nuts and mint tea at the end of their treatment.
“I am thrilled at the enormous success The Spa in Dolphin Square has achieved since its launch in October 2011. This award is very special to us as we strive for excellence in everything we do, so to be recognised as the Best Luxury Day Spa United Kingdom by the public that voted for us is truly an honor’,” commented Neil Miller-Chalk, General Manager of Dolphin Square.
“We are delighted to receive such a high accolade and we’re very grateful to our spa visitors for voting for us. This is a fantastic opportunity for The Spa in Dolphin Square to receive international recognition.” Says Spa & Fitness Club Manager Catherine de Villiers.
Winners – ‘Best Luxury Day Spa’ award for all of the UK for the second year running
We received this award in recognition of our spa’s outstanding achievement in service delivery over the past year, voted for by our guests and industry consultants in a recent poll. We were awarded it by The World Luxury Hotel Awards, which is a recognized global organization providing luxury spas and hotels with recognition for their world class facilities and service excellence provided to guests.
The Spa in Dolphin Square named ‘Cancer Aware Spa’ in UK
A spa seems like the perfect place for someone to recover following a serious illness, however, it may come as a surprise to learn that many are “wary to take bookings from those that have been treated with cancer” according to the Guardian newspaper.
However, we are proud to announce that The Spa in Dolphin Square is now a certified ‘Cancer Aware Spa’. One of only eight spa’s in the UK, The Spa in Dolphin Square has been acknowledged by Spafinder Wellness 365™ and their partner Wellness for Cancer, for delivering safe, comfortable and nurturing services to cancer patients.
We pride ourselves on our luxurious treatments and trained therapists and consider our authentic Moroccan spa as a soothing sanctuary for all guests to fully immerse themselves.
Thrilled to receive this prestigious honour, Dolphin Square will continue to pave the way in spa care and we hope to see the number of Cancer Aware Spas rise in the forthcoming years.
Nominated in the ‘Best for Design’ category in The Good Spa Guide Awards 2017.
Inspired by our General Manager Neil Miller-Chalk’s travels to Morocco, the Moroccan themed Spa in Dolphin Square was designed to reflect the marriage of Morocco’s rich design heritage and wellness traditions with western culture.
Drawing expertise from Hilla Levy, of the London Furnishing Company, the spa is intended to promote a feeling of opulence and indulgence. From the deep reds, and burnt oranges reminiscent of Kilims, to the delicate lighting casting shadows over the walls; the design of the spa has the feel of traditional craftsmanship in the heart of 21st Century London.
It is not only the design that adheres to the ancient traditions of Morocco, the spa menu also showcases the country’s age old healing practices, dating back to the 1400’s, with treatments including Hammam, Rhassoul and unique offerings such as the Salt Infused Steam Room.
Over the years, the Spa been identified for its work, including the award for ‘Best Luxury Day Spa’ in the UK from the World Luxury Spa Awards 2014, to nominations and recognition for excellence in 2016 from The Good Spa Guide.