Fantastic Facilities and Healing Rituals Steeped in the Traditions of the Orient
BOSTON, MA " The 16,000-square-foot Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston debuted on October 28th 2008. It provides an urban oasis unlike any other in Boston with its comprehensive facilities and unique emphasis on signature Asian treatments. Guests are enveloped in the spas tranquil, meditative setting where they can experience an absolute spa escape and leave refreshed from a restorative getaway. A dedicated team of holistic therapists, led by Director of Spa Sharon Holtz, guides guests through a sensory experience that touches the mind, body and spirit, providing hotel guests and day-spa users a harmonious experience of well-being in an unparalleled spa environment.
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston is designed to reflect the elevated level of luxury intrinsic to Mandarin Oriental worldwide. A soothing environment for guests to receive holistic treatments, the spa features a total of nine treatment areas, all of which offer natural light. Five of the treatment rooms include their own personal showers for added privacy and comfort. The spa also has a Hydrotherapy Room and two specialty suites. The Hydrotherapy Room features a therapeutic Hydrotherapy tub including color therapy, a body scrub table and Vichy shower. The Sanctuary
Suite is perfect for couples with its private vanity area, personal shower and tandem treatment area to enjoy Time Rituals or couples massages. At more than 700-square-feet, The Mandarin Suite offers a private spa oasis. This specialty suite is equipped with a private vitality tub, stone sauna, two luxurious treatment tables and a day-bed for relaxation. Guests book a minimum of three hours for this exclusive spa experience.
The spa also features extensive heat and wet facilities in both the mens and womens lounges, with Crystal Steam Rooms, Vitality Pools, Experience showers, ice fountains and tranquil relaxation areas. Design highlights of the spa include bamboo flooring, water features, exotic stone, specially commissioned three-dimensional artwork and slate flooring in wet areas. Exotic, golden-hued anegre wood is found throughout all of the treatment rooms, creating a light, airy feeling that is complimented by the natural light offered in each room.
A Complete Journey of the Senses
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston offers holistic treatments blending Eastern traditions with modern techniques. Personalized journeys are booked in blocks of time called Time Rituals with a two-hour minimum recommended. Intended to restore a natural state of equilibrium, and attend to the bodys specifics needs, a Time Ritual is tailor made for individual guests. Beginning with a welcoming foot ritual, each Time Ritual provides a peaceful path to an unforgettable experience.
Guests are encouraged to arrive a minimum of 40 minutes prior to their scheduled treatment beginning their spa experience with the exchange of shoes for comfortable slippers, an enduring Oriental welcome that signifies the leaving of the external world behind. A welcoming cup of tea is enjoyed, before escorting guests to changing rooms and familiarizing them with the heat experiences. Prior to any treatment, guests are invited to enjoy the Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Bostons unique Crystal Steam Room where they are fully immersed in an oasis of blended heat and water through a delicately-lit crystal. Guests can also visit the Vitality Pool where they can relax in thermal waters while being gently massaged by hydrotherapy body jets before proceeding to their treatment room. As Time Rituals and signature Journeys begin, spa-goers are treated to Mandarin Orientals signature footbath in the privacy of their room as each features exotic wood chairs that have been custom-built, fitting seamlessly into the rooms. At the conclusion of each
treatment, guests are offered a signature tea and escorted back to the relaxation lounge or to the Spa Caf where refreshing spa cuisine is available.
The New England Retreat and Commonwealth Comforter are both a nod to the propertys Boston location. The New England Retreat is a specialized massage that relies just as much on New England herbs as it does on the therapists touch to sooth away back tension and eye strain, relax those overused blackberry muscles and increase leg circulation. The Commonwealth Comforter envelopes you in luxurious layers of moisturizing oils as well as nourishing body butters to replenish dry, environmentally stressed-skin. The Spa also offers personalized massages and body
treatments utilizing products from the esteemed Aromatherapy Associates, an expert in the Spa field producing natural essential oil-based products that improve ones general state of health and wellbeing physically and emotionally. The Vitamin Infusion Facial, using products from Somme Institute, is results-driven nourishing treatment using a formula of highly engineered vitamins and is designed to reduce the appearance of fine lines, sun damage and discoloration as well as acne. Treatments designed specifically for new mothers and mothers-to-be, hydrotherapy treatments and other services including luxury manicures, and pedicures are also available.
Fitness and Retail
The spacious fitness center keeps guests motivated and challenged with personal trainers available and attendants on hand to guide guests to peak performance. The fitness center features the latest Technogym equipment and a revolutionary personal Kinesis Wall. For those who wish to continue their spa experience at home, the Spa Boutique offers a full range of the spas signature products, clothes and accessories. The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston is the only spa in Boston to use Aromatherapy Associates and Somme Institute products.
About Mandarin Oriental, Boston
An intimate, luxurious hotel, Mandarin Oriental, Boston combines classic New England elegance with refined Oriental touches to create one of the most distinctive hospitality experiences in the region. Featuring 148 guestrooms and suites over 14 floors, the hotel delights its guests with the finest facilities and service, innovative dining experiences and an unparalleled holistic spa. A short, 15-minute drive to Logan International Airport, Mandarin Oriental, Boston connects guests to the citys finest shopping, cultural venues and business institutions from its prime location in the heart of the chic Back Bay on Boylston Street.
About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world's most prestigious hotels and resorts. Mandarin Oriental now operates, or has under development, 41 hotels representing over 10,000 rooms in 24 countries, with 16 hotels in Asia, 15 in The Americas and 10 in Europe and North Africa.
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