Guide to 7 spa experiences in the Nordics
Nordic Choice Hotels have many hotels with spa facilities, some of which are well known. But do you know them all? Perhaps one of them is closer than you think. Here are 7 lesser known spas in the Nordics!
Have you ever swum in a chlorine-free pool? Give it a try at GruveSpa.
Spa hotels all over the Nordics
Sink into a warm bath to rejuvenate tired muscles or treat body and mind to a wonderful spa treatment. Nordic Choice Hotels has over 30 different hotels with spa facilities. Several of them are well-known and award-winning, such as Yasuragi, Farris Bad and THE THIEF. Would you like to try some of the others? Here is a guide to seven lesser-known spas, which are all worth a relaxing visit!
1. Clarion Hotel Gillet – massage, spa lounge and Caribbean inspiration
A turquoise pool in green surroundings at the Selma City Spa Uppsala.
Selma City Spa Uppsala at Clarion Hotel Gillet is a wonderful place to spend the day. Here you can enjoy a Jacuzzi, sauna and spa lounge, and turn a quick break into a nice long one. A day pass includes a bathrobe, slippers and towel, and you can buy healthy food and drinks with a Caribbean twist. The treatment menu includes everything from energising massages to cleansing facials. On Fridays and Saturdays the spa is open up until 21.00.
2. Clarion Hotel Wisby – a healthy visit to Gotland
The pool at Clarion Hotel Wisby boasts striking pillars dating back to the 14th century.
If you’re staying at the Clarion Hotel Wisby in Visby you can round off your lunch with a warm dip in the pool, kept at 28 degrees. Here at Selma City Spa Wisby you can also enjoy a massage, pedicure and face and body treatments. How about a sauna, or putting your feet up with a book on one of the poolside limestone loungers? With the hotel’s Kitchen & Table restaurant, you can also combine your spa visit with a delicious lunch or dinner.
3. Quality Hotel Grand, Kongsberg – Unique interior design inspired by the city’s mining history
Kongsberg is just an hour west of Oslo and is a former mining area. It is the mines that are the inspiration behind Quality Hotel Grand Kongsberg’s GruveSpa. Here you’ll find a pool, jacuzzi and a range of spa treatments.
4. Clarion Hotel Stockholm
Come to the Clarion Hotel Stockholm and visit Elements Spa, a wonderful oasis in central Stockholm. Relax tired muscles in the large hot tub, which even has an outdoor section from where you can enjoy magical views of Årstaviken. You can also work up a sweat in our sauna and steam room. All spa guests get complimentary tea and fruit.
Gym access and yoga classes are included for hotel guests. Find out more and book a class here. Welcome to the Clarion Hotel Stockholm and the Elements Spa!
Address: Ringvägen 98, Stockholm, Sweden
5. Frösö Park Hotel – wellbeing at the foot of the Jämtlands mountains
Relaxation deluxe at Frösön in northern situated Östersund.
Frösö Park Hotel is in a stunning location at Frösön in Østersund. The hotel’s spa was built in 2015 and is a whole 1200 square metres in size. The spa offers the latest in spa treatments, inspired by health traditions from the surrounding landscape. The activity-based hotel is also equipped with a gym and yoga studio. Outside the hotel, you will also find obstacle trails, ski slopes and a variety of trails for running and cycling. Perfect for a sporty and relaxing break!
Address: Cronstads väg 2, Östersund, Sweden
6. Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport – saltwater pool right by the airport
Just 10 minutes from central Copenhagen, is a wonderful spot for pure relaxation, the Ni'mat Spa.
Just a few minutes from Copenhagen‘s Kastrup airport is the Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport, with the brand new Ni`mat Spa. Here you’ll find an aromatherapy sauna and a heated saltwater pool – the best place to re-energise travel-weary bodies. To get the optimum effect from the saltwater pool’s saline power, the trick is to begin with a workout in the 24-hour fitness centre. Then just dive in and enjoy.
Address: Ellehammersvej 20, Kastrup, Denmark
7. Quality Hotel The Box
The Wellbox – an extraordinary spa experience awaits you.
An extraordinary experience awaits you here at The Wellbox – a 600-sqm spa at the newly built Quality Hotel The Box. This space is an oasis of calm featuring a pool with champagne bubbles, as well as a jacuzzi, outdoor pool, foot spa, steam sauna and classic sauna! The spa also has a lounge area where you can enjoy refreshing drinks and fresh fruit.
Address: Aspögatan 7, Linköping, Sweden
Find your favourite spa at Nordic Choice Hotels
Want to know more about other spas at Nordic Choice Hotels? We have gathered all the hotels with spa facilities in one place. There’s a map too so you can see exactly where they are. Find out which spa hotel you want to visit next time!
By: Per Olsson, Creative Director, Nights & Hanne Kristine Vederhus, Nordic Choice Hotels. This article was first published in the member magazine Nights no. 14.