Raffles London at The OWO reveals details of its destination spa and health club, partnering with Guerlain, the world-leading beauty and wellness brand, and movement and nutrition experts, Pillar Wellbeing. Opening this summer, it will be the only Guerlain Spa in the UK, offering a holistic combination of advanced beauty, restorative wellness and active training. Guests will find harmony between Guerlain wellness expertise and the highly bespoke training, nutrition and recovery programs developed exclusively by Pillar Wellbeing.
The Guerlain Spa at Raffles London – Centuries of beauty and spa wisdom in a heritage setting
Forming one of the key areas of this storied building, interior designers Goddard Littlefair have created a timeless design concept that cocoons guests with a sense of calm and serenity. The state-of-the-art Guerlain Spa spans 27,000 sq ft over four floors of Raffles London at The OWO, three of them subterranean. The spa space offers an impressive range of facilities and services to provide guests with a truly indulgent spa experience. These include a cutting-edge gym and movement studio, a stunning 20m swimming pool surrounded by luxurious loungers, a vitality pool, and steam and sauna rooms.
Nine exquisitely designed treatment suites are also available, including three spacious VIP Spa Suites and a private hair and beauty treatment space. To complete the experience, guests can also enjoy personalized Guerlain make-up and perfumery services or express treatments at L'Atelier Guerlain, with direct access from the street. The spa will be open to guests at Raffles London at The OWO, residents of The OWO Residences by Raffles, Pillar Wellbeing members and day guests.
Guerlain has designed a suite of unique spa treatments exclusively for Raffles London at the OWO, capturing the essence of England with all its energy and contrasts. Royal Glow Tech Facial – a results-driven facial combining the power of microdermabrasion and the healing action of photo-biomodulation light therapy with Guerlain’s exceptional facial massaging techniques. Additionally, Coastal Escape is a sensorial escape to reset your mind and find inner peace, whilst the Spirit of London treatment targets tensions related to travel, environmental stressors, and a busy lifestyle to bring harmony to the body, mind and spirit. These iconic treatments for face, body and mind offer the perfect opportunity to resynchronize and rebalance.
Founded in 1828, Guerlain will bring centuries of beauty expertise to create an offering at Raffles London unlike any other in the capital. The spa will take a highly tailored approach to treatments, combining cutting-edge therapies, which use Guerlain’s finest skincare products and fragrances, taking guests on a personalized and sybaritic wellness journey.
Pillar Wellbeing by Harry Jameson – A future-facing personal fitness facility for optimum performance
Founded by elite performance coach Harry Jameson, and helmed by a team that blends a variety of complementary experiences with drive and intention, Pillar is a service provider targeting sophisticated, health-curious individuals who wish to optimize today and future-proof tomorrow. Through the three core “pillars” of Movement, Nourishment and Recovery, dedicated and personalized programs delivered by expert trainers will focus on strength and stress relief.
In addition, practitioners will offer a comprehensive range of recovery experiences, and a tailored nutritional offering created by Pillar chef Joey O’Hare will be available from the ground floor Pillar Kitchen. Members will benefit from some of the brightest talents in the industry; Personal Trainers have been recruited for their expertise, professionalism and degree-level sports science education or pro sporting background. A roster of outstanding physiotherapy practitioners will also join Pillar Wellbeing, many of whom have a background in professional sports such as Premier League football. Recovery sessions will be delivered in either the spa suites or the gym floor recovery zone, depending on the treatment, and can even be delivered in rooms or residences.
Priced at £6250 (approximately $7783) per annum, Pillar Wellbeing membership will allow the member access to all the spa and wellness facilities, including the 20m swimming pool, state of the art gym and movement studio, vitality pool, and steam and sauna rooms. All members will also benefit from unlimited group exercise classes, access to the hotel’s concierge team and the Pillar Wellbeing app, six guest passes, discounts on Guerlain Spa treatments, Guerlain skincare products, food, and beverage at Raffles London at The OWO and valet parking. As a joining gift, members are provided with two personal coaching sessions, a 90-minute Guerlain Spa treatment, a personal wellbeing assessment, and a wearable activity tracker. Founding members will also be treated to a complimentary one-night stay at Raffles London for two with breakfast.
Pillar Wellbeing will also offer a limited number of Platinum Memberships. Priced at £25,000 (approximately $3,1131) per annum, this elite membership grants members unlimited personal coaching sessions with Pillar, 24-hour package of Guerlain Spa treatments, a personal locker and complimentary gym kit laundering. The Platinum founding members will also be offered a complimentary one-night stay for two with breakfast in one of the spacious suites at Raffles London. The joining fee for both types of memberships is £2000 (approximately 2,490) and applications can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Lifestyle Suites at Raffles London at The OWO – A private, high-technology wellness experience
In addition to enjoying the vast spa space, the most health-conscious guests of Raffles London at The OWO can book to stay in one of the two dedicated Lifestyle Suites. These elegantly designed suites allow for a comfortable and discrete, high-technology wellness experience.
The living areas of the suites have also been designed by Goddard Littlefair and provide for an intimate, private workout area. There will be a fitness mirror and ample space for yoga or private training sessions with Pillar, and in-room equipment such as yoga blocks, mats and a TRX suspension trainer. There is also space for a Peloton in the room upon request. Recovery from training sessions or a long flight can be aided by in-room Normatec recovery boots, and guests can choose from a menu of Guerlain treatments to be delivered in-room on a luxury mobile treatment bed.
Lifestyle Suite guests can optimize their health through a perfect night’s sleep; the bedrooms are dark and silent, with weighted blankets available. There will be a fragrance activated technology in each room, timed to release calming aromas at night and energizing scents in the morning. The mini bar will be nutritionally balanced and nourishing dishes from the Pillar Kitchen will be available via room service.
A specialized butler service is available to Lifestyle Suite guests. The Raffles Butlers are famed worldwide for their impeccable level of personalized service, wellbeing-specific butlers for guests staying in these suites will be on call 24/7. They will be able to offer a range of services such as different types of baths, meditations and even tea ceremonies.
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