The Malvern is delighted to announce that it has been awarded 4 AA Star status which makes it the first hotel in the Malvern and Worcester area to receive 4 AA Stars.
Lynsey Kettlewell, General Manager at The Malvern says “We are delighted to be recognised with the 4 AA Star status. We are the first hotel in the area to receive 4 AA Stars and it is thanks to our loyal and dedicated team which is committed to giving our guests an unforgettable experience that our 4 star status has now been officially recognised.
“Our Head Chef, Steve Rimmer was also awarded 1 AA rosette for culinary excellence. Steve uses the finest locally sourced and organic produce to create dishes bursting with flavour and presented with flair and this award is a testament to his passion creativity and talent.”
About the Malvern
The Malvern is one of the most significant spa developments in the UK in recent times offering luxurious accommodation, first class spa and wellness facilities, an extensive range of relaxing, indulgent and holistic spa treatments and delicious food served in the brasserie and restaurant.
The 32 beautiful, Italian styled, en-suite boutique bedrooms are air conditioned for comfort and each includes a flat screen TV, iron, hair dryer, hospitality tray, black out curtains and handcrafted, hypnos beds with deep sprung pockets and luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets to ensure the very best night’s sleep.
The Malvern offers extensive relaxation facilities, guests can relax amid the 200 year old olive trees in the quiet serenity of the Italian styled, stone floored Grand Salon or in the soothing tranquillity of the post treatment Relaxation Suite.
The spa boasts a unique 35°C 20 meter, indoor-outdoor hydrotherapy pool filled with Malvern Spring water and featuring vigorous bubble massage stations, powerful water jets, gentle hydrotherapy beds and spacious relaxing booths where visitors can relax in the warmed Malvern Spring waters.
The Thermal Suite offers four separate heat experiences: The Salt Grotto; Crystal Steam Room; Herb Sauna and Kelo Sauna together with two cold therapies the Ice Fountain and Bucket (drench) shower.
The Malvern also boasts a state of the art 50 station gym and a Studio which offers a choice of over 30 fitness classes per week.
For first class spa and wellness facilities, luxurious accommodation and delicious seasonal menus visit The Malvern – the only 4 AA star hotel in Malvern and Worcester!
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5th December 2010
The journey down to Elgar Country is a long one. Six-and-half hour’s drive via the M6, but one that’s worth it. We arrive in the pretty town of Malvern just as the sun is setting over Worcestershire Beacon, the highest point of the Malvern Hills, and are more than ready for the calm oasis that is The MalvernSpa Hotel.
Built on the site of the original 1910 Malvern spa, it sits in the middle of a business park which slightly detracts from the zen quality of the spa itself. However, once at reception there’s an instant air of calm, from the mellow tones of the computerised voice in the lift telling you that the doors are opening, to the tray stocked with camomile and peppermint tea in the well-furnished, Italian-style en-suite room.
Next day gives us a chance to sightsee a little of historic Malvern, a town famous for its water as well as being the birthplace of composer Edward Elgar.
Later, before the delights of a luxurious massage, I take to the hydro-pool in my attempt to escape the stresses and strains of modern life. After a quick swim round the various jots and whirlpool baths, I try out what’s described in the hotel information as the “thermal rituals’. First up is the rustic-style Kelo sauna. Then the herb sauna, where essential oils and seasonal herbs are gently steamed to cleanse body and mind, and the crystal steam room, to open the pores and relieve tension. My favourite, though, is the Salt Grotto, a room to restore the respiratory system, skin and body.
On to the spa itself, where I’m exfoliated and expertly treated to a 90-minute massage, then shown to the relaxation suite where I snuggle into a deep comfortable sofabed watching a projection of a logfire, with its crackling sound effects, along the facing wall.
The time to make the trip back home to Glasgow comes round far to soon, but thoughts of a return visit are not far from my mind.