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The Dorchester, London’s Finest

written by | Posted on February 1st, 2010

The treatments themselves are truly decadent, including the 55-minute Carol Joy London Signature Facial, a perfect treat for rejuvenating and hydrating the skin after a long trans-Atlantic flight. This facial, which is tailored according to guest’s skin type, incorporates a lifting and firming treatment that includes a steam to cleanse skin and remove all impurities. Guests will be dashing about London with radiant skin. Or, for a pure indulgence anytime or particularly as an antidote for jet lag, there’s the Signature Massage, a 90-minute full face, head and body massage treatment that uses warm aromatherapy oils, heated stones and soothing techniques. Also included is an acupressure facial and scalp massage.

Both spa guests and non-spa guests can access the Spatisserie, an opulent, but intimate cafe space that features light lunches, afternoon tea with elegant, bite-size cakes, biscuits and pastries, savory nibbles, Champagne and spa cocktails. Separate men’s and women’s dressing rooms feature state-of-the-art aromatic steam rooms with mood lighting and sculpture accents.

take note To enhance any stay, recommend guests take advantage of the hotel’s concierge team, which is fast, friendly and highly efficient and will help with everything from restaurant suggestions and reservations, to chauffeur services or even conjuring up hard-to-come-by theater tickets.

The Dorchester is part of the Dorchester Collection, which owns or manages some of the world’s foremost luxury hotels including the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, the Hotel Plaza Athenee and Le Meurice in Paris, and the New York Palace.

The Dorchester is offering a Spa and Stay package that includes accommodations, English breakfast for two, two Aromatherapy massages, two glasses of Champagne, and a Smythson notebook in which to jot down spa inspirations. Based on two people sharing, prices start at approximately $967.