A Boston hotel’s spa was just named the best in North America

The spa includes a boutique, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and 11 treatment rooms.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston. The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston.

Those seeking pampering services in Boston can now book a massage at the best hotel spa in North America.

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The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston won Best Hotel Spa in North America and Best Hotel Spa in Massachusetts in the sixth annual World Spa Awards, released last week. The spa is located inside Mandarin Oriental, Boston, a five-star luxury hotel in Back Bay.

“Our winners represent the very best of the best in the global spa and wellness sector and my congratulations to each of them,” said Rebecca Cohen, managing director of the World Spa Awards, in a statement. “They have all demonstrated remarkable resilience in a year of unprecedented challenges.”


“As the only Forbes Five-star awarded spa in Massachusetts, we offer the most exclusive pampering experience you can imagine,” according to the spa’s website.

The 16,000 square-foot spa includes 11 treatment rooms, including two couples’ suites, a spa boutique, and state-of-the-art fitness center. Massage treatments include hot stone, Himalayan salt stone, therapeutic, and aromatherapy, and specialties include a combination of foot reflexology and polarity therapy as well as Himalayan singing bowls placed on and around the body to “restore balance.”

Spa officials posted news of the awards on the hotel’s Facebook page, writing that they are “pleased” with the honor.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston is pleased to have been named both Massachusett’s Best Hotel Spa and North America’…

Posted by Mandarin Oriental, Boston on Wednesday, October 28, 2020


The Mandarin Oriental, Boston reopened in September after temporarily closing due to COVID-19. The spa is currently open Thursday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Reservations can be made online, and guests must follow COVID-19 arrival guidelines including face coverings and temperature screenings.

Canyon Ranch Lenox was also named Best Wellness Retreat in Massachusetts.

“It’s an encouraging testament to our staff, thought leaders, and all of the carefully curated programmatic offerings and services that change the way and WHY you travel,” Canyon Ranch officials wrote in a Facebook post. “True health is wealth.”

View all of the 2020 World Spa Awards winners.


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