Spa hotels in Leeds and West Yorkshire | for relaxing in stunning scenery

Treat yourself to an indulgent weekend break with a stay in one of these elegant spa hotels in Leeds and the surrounding countryside.

From historic Grade II-listed accommodation to contemporary city-centre venues, these hotels all have one thing in common – state-of-the-art spas designed to help you unwind in style.

Relax in spacious suites with period furnishings, dine in gourmet restaurants serving local delicacies and recline in atmospheric treatment rooms dotted with scented candles. You’ll find soul-soothing massages and beauty therapies alongside energising steam rooms and Jacuzzis at our favourite spa hotels in Leeds.

A contemporary 4-star spa hotel in Leeds


Decorated in warm earth tones and featuring plush fittings – think sumptuous couches and leather armchairs – the guest rooms at the Hilton Leeds City create a soothing ambience for a tranquil city break. Admire the sweeping views over the River Aire with a glass of Chardonnay or a tub of ice cream from room service, before heading to the spa for some well-deserved relaxation.

The Hilton Leeds City’s leisure facilities include a fully equipped gym with treadmills, bikes and weights, as well as an indoor heated pool – ideal for releasing endorphins or taking a calming dip after a long day of sightseeing. Heat up with a spell in the sauna or relax your muscles in the reinvigorating steam room, decorated with softly glowing coals and traditional wood-panel seating. In the hotel’s Serenity Spa, choose a stimulating Swedish massage or opt for a full-body, deep tissue treatment to relieve tension. For a special occasion, splash out on a Pamper Package that includes two treatments such as a facial or a manicure, a light lunch, unlimited hot drinks around the pool and a refreshing glass of bubbly.

The hotel’s bar and restaurant serves up delectable meals throughout the day, from quintessential British options like Welsh Rarebit to daily specials such as Thai red chicken curry. The afternoon tea service is a particular English treat: sample a selection of mouth-watering sandwiches like smoked salmon with chive cream cheese, washed down with an aromatic green tea or freshly ground coffee. The Simply Sencha tea is a tasty complement to a serene spa retreat – proven to boost the metabolism and lower blood pressure, it also increases energy levels.

Hilton Leeds City

7.8 Good (2356 reviews)

An award-winning spa hotel in Leeds


From deep-cleansing facials to de-stressing aromatherapy treatments, the Thorpe Park Hotel & Spa excels at pampering. This 4-star establishment uses nourishing and revitalising products from Caudalie’s, a renowned French skincare brand, to nurture the body from the inside out. Indulge yourself with a Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Facial and feel your skin spring to life beneath the hot basalt stones and essential oils. Alternatively, opt for the Caudalie Divine Scrub, an all-over exfoliating treatment that replenishes lost lustre. Eight lavish treatment rooms, a number of manicure and pedicure stations and a lounge for relaxation provide a tranquil ambience, while a range of beauty treatments, including exfoliating scrubs, Caudalie nourishing body wraps and tanning services will add further glamour to your spa visit.

When your treatment is finished, take a refreshing dip in the spa’s gleaming indoor pool, or unwind in the blissful hot tub or steam room. Then, head to the hotel’s restaurant for a champagne afternoon tea. Served with freshly baked scones, clotted cream and jam, this is a memorable way to spend an afternoon with a loved one, especially after a couple’s spa treatment. Capped with a glass ceiling that lets the sunshine stream through, the elegant dining room is furnished with plush tan chairs and colourful paintings.

Each of the hotel’s spacious rooms is designed for complete relaxation, with comfy sofas for post-spa movie nights, as well as thoughtful touches like capsule coffee machines, mini fridges and proper English biscuits to enjoy with a mid-morning cup of tea. To continue your romantic getaway, splash out on a stylish room with a contemporary four-poster bed.

Thorpe Park Hotel And Spa

Top rated
9.2 Excellent (2053 reviews)

A 4-star Victorian spa hotel near Leeds


With 120 acres of idyllic green parkland, the Aldwark Manor Golf and Spa Hotel is a restorative spot for a country getaway. Hit the links and try your hand on the 72-par, 18-hole golf course, letting the fresh Yorkshire air and gentle lapping of the River Ure envelope you as you wind down. If indoor fitness is more your style, head to the health club and work up a sweat in the state-of-the-art gym.

The on-site facilities at the Aldwark Manor Golf and Spa Hotel comprise seven private treatment rooms, including two double rooms for romantic side-by-side couples’ massages. Choose a 90-minute back, face and scalp exfoliation and aromatherapy massage treatment that comes with a glass of champagne for added sophistication, or opt for facials, scrubs and beauty therapies like waxing. Three manicure and pedicure stations are on hand for additional pampering. After your treatment, head to the adults-only indoor swimming pool for an energising swim or a blissful soak in the poolside Jacuzzi. There’s also a sauna and steam room, as well as a peaceful spa lounge to help you fully unwind with a favourite book or a relaxing herbal tea.

Fluffy bathrobes and cosy feather and down bedding in each guest room keep the relaxation rolling into the evenings. Choose from cosy, 19th-century bedrooms featuring luxurious four-poster beds and wooden writing desks, or opt for modern elegance with a stay in the hotel’s contemporary wing – minimalist décor and large windows that let the light stream in create a calming and airy atmosphere.

Hotel Aldwark Manor Golf & Spa

8.3 Very good (1630 reviews)

A luxurious spa hotel near Leeds with a Rasul Mud Chamber


Set among the rolling moors, green valleys and gentle hills of the Yorkshire Dales – one of England’s most well-loved national parks – the Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa is a stately 17th-century manor house that once provided hospitality for dukes and royalty. Today, it offers 40 country-style rooms that give guests a regal welcome. Unwind on four-poster beds next to feature fireplaces, before heading out to some of Yorkshire’s most inspiring landmarks, such as the nearby Bolton Abbey, the former estate of the Duke of Devonshire and home to the riverside ruins of a 12th-century Augustinian priory.

Located inside a renovated barn, the luxurious Devonshire Spa houses a Jacuzzi, steam room, indoor swimming pool, relaxation space, lounge and four spacious treatment rooms. Let your worries melt away with a Rocks of the Mediterranean hot stone massage, or turn back the clock on your skin with a lifting and sculpting face massage, rejuvenating peel and hydrating skin mask. Beauty treatments also include hydrating anti-ageing facials and a nourishing Rasul Chamber Experience, where you’ll cover yourself in nutrient-rich mud before sitting back and letting the gentle steam infuse its restorative qualities into tired skin.

The Brasserie’s chef serves up delicious dishes inspired by French and British cuisine, using locally sourced ingredients. Savour melt-in-the-mouth meals like Bolton Abbey farmed pork belly and succulent lamb. Afterwards, sample a scrumptious dessert such as a tantalisingly tart passionfruit cheesecake, washed down with a vintage port, French Sauternes or a glass of Gusbourne Brut English sparkling wine.

The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa

Top rated
9.2 Excellent (131 reviews)

A hill-top spa hotel near Leeds with fine-dining


The gentle fragrance of scented candles and soft, ambient lighting lend Wood Hall‘s spa an ethereal feel – just what you need for a countryside escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Cleanse your skin and ease your muscles with a full-body scrub and massage package, then head to one of the two treatment rooms for a pro-collagen, anti-wrinkle facial or nutrient detox wrap. The spa uses Elemis skincare products, which are carefully formulated to restore the skin’s natural lustre and glow. There are also colour-boosting tanning sessions and age-defying eye treatments to give you a youthful glow, as well as a steam room and indoor swimming pool.

The stately Wood Hall Hotel & Spa has 44 guest rooms, each furnished with welcome touches such as capsule coffee machines, exclusive toiletries from Gilchrist and Soames and high-quality cotton sheets. Deluxe rooms overlook rolling green meadows and boast ornate period details like four-poster beds and glass-top writing desks. At the end of the day, sink into your Hypnos Lansdowne mattress – regarded as one of the most comfortable in the world – for a blissful sleep.

Awarded two AA rosettes, Wood Hall’s Georgian Restaurant serves up dishes crafted from regionally sourced ingredients. The refined dining room features floor-to-ceiling windows framed by richly draped curtains and offering views of the river and valley. For a taste of the region’s agricultural heritage, sample the 28-day aged Yorkshire beef, washed down with a glass of Pinot Noir. Finish your meal with a selection of award-winning cheeses, a feather-light pannacotta or a decadent salted caramel parfait.

Wood Hall

Top rated
9.2 Excellent (426 reviews)

A lakeside spa hotel near Leeds in an 18th century manor


The 4-star Waterton Park Hotel is set in scenic parkland – complete with its own lake, woods and an 18-hole golf course – just a short drive from Wakefield. Choose between staying in Waterton Park, a contemporary spa hotel overlooking the water, or opt for a visit to Walton Hall, an 18th-century Georgian manor situated on an island in the middle of the 26-acre lake. For an authentic local getaway, opt for the gamekeeper’s cottage in the grounds of the hall; with its brown-stone exterior, wood oak beams and brick-lined fireplace, it transports visitors back to a simpler time (without sacrificing modern amenities such as a fully equipped kitchen and a walk-in shower).

The hotel’s spa has five treatment rooms, each decorated with fragrant flowers, ambient lighting and a state-of-the-art spa shower, as well as a spa bath and gymnasium. Choose an ESPA treatment like the Advanced Enzyme Facial, which uses rose-quartz crystals to soothe and calm skin after a refreshing peel. A stimulating aromatherapy massage brings together invigorating oils and gentle fragrances for a sensory experience. Algae and mud body wraps are designed to rejuvenate skin, while the sauna and steam room relieve muscle tension and clear pores. Indulge yourself further with an invigorating foot treatment, comprising an exfoliation therapy and a deep muscle foot and lower leg massage, or opt for eyebrow shaping or tinting for a full-body day of beauty.

For a unique spin on your spa break, finish a serene day of pampering with a fun ‘Murder at the Hall‘ evening. Professional actors, vintage costumes – including feather boas and Charleston hats – and a theatrical dinner will bring chills, thrills and, above all, laughs to your stay.

Hotel Waterton Park

Top rated
8.6 Excellent (895 reviews)

A romantic 5-star spa hotel in Leeds


Imagine towering ceilings, intricately crafted chandeliers and black marble columns and you’ll have an idea of the Grade II-listed charms of the mid-18th century Oulton Hall. The hotel’s 150 sumptuous guest rooms offer inviting bathrobes, luxury toiletries and a variety of teas from Taylors of Harrogate. If you’re celebrating a special birthday or anniversary, upgrade to a King’s Suite – located in the historic part of the hotel, these spacious rooms feature separate lounges, chandeliers and full use of the complimentary minibar.

Relish the feeling of hot stones against your tender muscles or nurture your skin with a lifting facial at Oulton Hall’s lavish spa. With everything from long-lasting gel manicures and pedicures to bespoke aromatherapy massage using personalised therapeutic oils, treatments here are designed to make you feel cared for. Elegant facilities, which include a heated pool, sauna and steam room, provide a tranquil ambience in which to relax, with soft lighting, fragrant candles and plush leather furnishings setting the tone. For the ultimate treat with a partner or friend, hire the VIP suite for an hour or a full day – you’ll have your very own private steam room, whirlpool and spa therapist.

The hotel’s evening meals are prepared with locally sourced ingredients from the Yorkshire area and served in the plush Calverley Grill, where dark wood panelling and rich red furnishings create an air of opulence. Sample fare such as the chef’s signature dish – pan-fried Hogget with a vegetable medley and a Madeira jus – or opt for roasted cod fillet in a squid ink bisque. Finish your meal with a rich pudding, like a swirly chocolate fondant or a delicate banana parfait for two.

Oulton Hall Hotel

8.4 Very good (2311 reviews)