Top 10 Hotel Spas in the U.S.
California’s Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara is the most highly rated hotel spa in the U.S., according to TripAdvisor’s America’s Top 10 Hotel Spas survey. The survey shows that for nearly a third of the participating 1,100 U.S. travelers, the beginning of a new year is a chance to recharge their batteries with a rejuvenation trip.
1. Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California – Average Nightly Rate: $436+2
Situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, this Spanish-style hotel offers a variety of treatments including the signature Four Seasons in One spa package which incorporates seasonal elements into an 80-minute session. Other spa treatments available include botanical facials, manicures, body scrubs, and organic aromatherapy massages.
2. Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes, Orlando, Florida – Average Nightly Rate: $267+2
Resembling an Italian palazzo, the 40,000 square-foot spa at this Floridian hotel pampers travelers with unparalleled services and amenities. After unwinding in one of 40 treatment rooms, guests can take a dip in the heated outdoor pool or put their feet up on a plush chaise lounge in the sanctuary room.
3. Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa Miami Beach, Miami Beach, Florida – Average Nightly Rate: $522+2
Located on the pristine shores of Miami Beach, this spectacular seaside hotel boasts the largest wellness spa in Florida. Guests can relax in the thermal suite, enjoy spa treatments including a muscle melt, Thai massage, or sole reflexology, or take a fitness class.
4. Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, Westlake Village, California – Average Nightly Rate: $230+2
With views of the Santa Monica Mountains, guests at this Conejo Valley hotel can enjoy relaxing spa services, attend a cooking class, or even perfect their smile with cosmetic dental services.
5. Four Seasons Hotel Denver, Denver, Colorado – Average Nightly Rate: $268+2
This 45-story landmark tower offers travelers a luxurious escape from downtown Denver. Business travelers can take a quick break with “executive” treatments, while those ready to fully recline can indulge in a wine therapy spa service which includes a complimentary glass of Chardonnay.
6. Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada – Average Nightly Rate: $217+2
Travelers in need of a reprieve from Sin City can kick back in the two-story spa at this luxury hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. Services range from an exquisite Chinese foot spa to the High-Roller Treatment for those who spent too much time at the casino.
7. Travaasa Austin, Austin, Texas – Average Nightly Rate: $285+2
Surrounded by the hills of the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve, this posh hotel offers a selection of guided activities geared toward adventure, nutrition, fitness and wellness. Travelers can find balance in hatha yoga sessions, tune in to harmonica lessons, or discover the spirit of the Lone Star state in a two-step Texan dance class.
8. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka’upulehu, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii – Average Nightly Rate: $780+2
At the spa at this Big Island resort, guests can relax in the quiescent “hales”, or treatment rooms, surrounded by lush tropical gardens. With options like crushed macadamia nuts and Hawaiian sea salt, travelers can customize remedies choosing from over 20 native ingredients influenced by the healing traditions of indigenous islanders.
9. Ojai Valley Inn and Spa, Ojai, California – Average Nightly Rate: $317+2
Located amid the idyllic backdrop of the Topa Topa Mountains, guests will marvel at the 31,000 square-foot Spa Ojai at this resort village. Travelers can indulge their senses with first-class spa treatments and create their own custom aromatherapy blends in the Apothecary center.
10. Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, Chicago, Illinois – Average Nightly Rate: $312+2
Travelers visiting this Windy City hotel will feel as though the world is standing still when they enter this tranquil spa. With over 50 spa guestrooms offering direct access to calming services, guests can relax with treatments including gemstone infused oil treatments, detoxifying masks, and beyond.
The list is based on the most highly rated hotel spas according to the quality and quantity of TripAdvisor traveler reviews. To qualify a hotel had to have a minimum four star classification. Pricing information is the average cost per room per night as of January 7.