5* refined West Sussex sojourn

Alexander House & Utopia Spa, East Grinstead

Luxury King room

Luxury King room

A five-star country hotel with an award-winning spa and gourmet restaurant - includes breakfast and dinner options

Named at the Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence 2017 as the 'Best hotel with spa' (formerly the 'Best hotel for romance' in 2015) and voted the best spa for romance at the SpaFinder Readers' Choice Awards, the five-star Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa creates the perfect atmosphere for a few days of pampering and indulgence. What's more, the spa is now one of the Good Spa Guide's "Luxury" 5 Bubble Spas - one of only 13 in the country.

This 17th-century country estate in West Sussex lies an hour outside of London and has immaculate grounds, complete with a peaceful spa garden. With its sauna, steam room, gym and dramatic indoor spa pool with Roman-style pillars, this spa means business. Treatments range from classic to more specialised options. There's even a full-service beauty salon with a hairdresser and a nail technician.

If - God forbid - you want to try something a little more strenuous, the hotel offers guests use of wellies for a country walk, mountain bikes for a mini adventure, plus there's a tennis court and exercise classes on offer. The hotel has opted for the decadent approach to dining, rather than going down the super-healthy route. There's an unbridled afternoon tea menu, two chic restaurants and a champagne bar - and not a wheatgrass shot in sight.

If all that great food and relaxation has made you sleepy, slip into your bathrobe and nap on your Egyptian cotton sheets. The hotel scored a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Good to know

Please be aware that the spa is only available to guests aged 18 and above. Please pre-book any treatments directly with the hotel prior to arrival.

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  • Treating yourself to time in the award-winning spa, where you can opt for some holistic treatments
  • Going for a stroll through the pristine grounds, where you'll also find a designated trekking trail for a bracing country walk 
  • The chance to indulge a little if you fancy it, at the gourmet restaurant

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