Situated in the heart of Glasgow City Centre, the renowned Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel has unveiled the stunning transformation of its spa after undergoing a magnificent seven-figure refurbishment.
Opening its doors to the public on the 10th of July, this five-star hotel promises an extraordinary spa experience that combines opulence with nature-inspired tranquillity. With upgraded facilities, innovative features, and a profound appreciation for Scotland’s captivating landscapes, the Blythswood Square Hotel Spa is set to become a haven for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Drawing inspiration from the rugged landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and natural beauty of the Scottish Hebrides, the reimagined spa at Blythswood Square Hotel reflects the captivating essence of Scotland’s breath-taking outdoors. The carefully curated design elements evoke a sense of calmness and serenity, transporting guests to a world of natural wonder as they embark on their wellness journey.
Among the notable enhancements in the newly revamped spa is Scotland’s first-ever snow shower room. A true novelty, guests can indulge in a unique sensation as they stand or sit beneath a gentle snowfall, immersing themselves in a wintery paradise. This delightful addition adds an unexpected touch to the spa experience and offers a moment of escapism from the bustling city life.
Continuing their commitment to incorporating biophilic design principles, we were tasked with creating and installing Nordik Moss walls throughout the corridors leading to the spa. These extraordinary installations serve to deepen the spa’s connection with nature, enveloping guests in vibrant greenery as they move between treatment areas. The presence of Nordik Moss creates a refreshing environment that complements the spa’s overall aesthetic and reinforces the benefits of being immersed in nature.
Finlay Anderson, Spa Director at Kimpton Blythswood Square and Area Spa Director for IHG Hotels & Resorts told The Scotsman: “We’ve used years of expertise rooted in physiological science to develop a 360-degree wellness experience for our guests – and one that’s easy to follow.
“We’re taking the guesswork out of the spa journey, and making the innovative simple: combining hot and cold thermal experiences with manual treatments, aromatherapy and visual therapy to take care of our guests wellness needs. Guests will not only be able to map out their thermal journey, but link it to a treatment and post-treatment nutrition during their visit.
“The concept – taking influence from the Scottish Hebrides and wellbeing benefits of nature – places Spa at Blythswood at the core of wellness in Scotland. Guests will be reminded of the rugged landscapes, clear waters and natural beauty, while the team’s experience has allowed us to develop meaningful, multi-sensory experiences for our guests.
“Our mission is to help each guest reconnect body and mind and achieve their wellbeing goal, whatever that may be. The elevated experience we’re offering at Spa at Blythswood Square provides a multi-sensory wellness experience to do just that.”
The Hotel showcases a dedication to biophilic design beyond the spa walls. Noteworthy installations within the hotel include a stunning living wall in the IASG restaurant, a creation brought to life by our skilled team at Benholm. This verdant masterpiece adds a touch of natural splendour to the dining experience, creating a refreshing ambiance that complements the hotel’s overall aesthetic.
Additionally, the hotel garnered acclaim in 2021 for its La Chambre Verte experience. This collaboration seen us team up with La Rue Verte to transform one of the hotel’s rooms for into an immersive biophilic spa experience for a limited period.
In the coming weeks, we’ll continue to help further elevate the guest experience by incorporating our award-winning greenery and plant displays into the lobby and courtyard areas. These additions will infuse the entire hotel with the serenity and natural beauty of plant life, creating a harmonious atmosphere that nurtures both body and soul.
With its world-class facilities, holistic approach to well-being, and unparalleled attention to detail, Blythswood Spa is an extraordinary escape from the everyday. To learn more about their offerings and book your indulgent retreat, visit their website: https://www.kimptonblythswoodsquare.com/spa/
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