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Top city spa breaks

For urban escapes and metropolitan relaxation, these are the spa destinations you mustn't miss.

Liverpool luxury: The Municipal Hotel Liverpool - MGallery

An iconic building in the centre of Liverpool now plays home to the magnificent Municipal Hotel Liverpool - MGallery. The former home of Liverpool City Council, has been transformed into a modern destination with impressive historic features such as an iconic clock tower, alongside contemporary design. The Palm Court Bar in a central atrium with vast glass ceilings and massive palm trees is a favourite feature, as is the The Thermae Spa, complete with a 16-metre indoor swimming pool with city views.

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Manchester manicures: Rena Spa at The Midland

An adult-only haven, Rena Spa at The Midland is a luxury hotel with an award-winning spa. In the centre of Manchester, the hotel is contemporary while the building has a history of hosting kings, queens, prime ministers and rock stars. The spa is a vast experience with a two storey gym, a swimming pool, four thermal areas, ergonomic sleep chambers, sound-cancelling egg chairs, an alder wood sauna with Himalayan salt block wall, aromatherapy steam rooms and Caribbean storm and Arctic rain experience showers. That's before you get to the Germaine De Cappucini therapies.

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London Marriott Hotel Park Lane

London lifestyle: London Marriott Hotel Park Lane

Part of our luxury Elysium Collection, London Marriott Hotel Park Lane is in one of the most famous locations in London. The height of luxury, it's five-star and within walking distance of the most famous sites, including Hyde Park. Recency style peppers the rooms and suites, while the restaurant is one of the most celebrated in Mayfair. Meanwhile, The Club at Park Lane is a feast of wellness and fitness experiences, not least thanks to its spectacular pool.

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Cambridge calm: University Arms

At the heart of this famous scholastic city, University Arms combines a classic Edwardian building with modern luxury. Peppered with beautiful details ranging from tiered chandeliers to bold heritage colours, it's a blissful place to envelope yourself in everything Cambridge has to offer. The spa is dedicated to treatment - there aren't any wet facilities, it's 100% massages, facials and luxurious rituals using the gorgeous Aromatherapy Associates brand.

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York you-time: No.1 by GuestHouse York

A boutique hotel in the heart of York, the aptly named No.1 by GuestHouse York is an elegant, contemporary hotel in a Grade II Listed Regency townhouse. The spa is a sultry space surrounded by subterranean arches and complete with delicious holistic treatments using nut-free, organic and natural skincare products. There's no gym or wet facilities - it's all about pampering and it's perfect for romantic getaways.

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