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Address: Havannah Street | The St. David's Hotel, Cardiff CF10 5SD, Wales
Phone Number:
442920454045
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The world-class Marine Spa at The St. David’s Hotel & Spa is...

The world-class Marine Spa at The St. David’s Hotel & Spa is undoubtedly the best Spa in Cardiff and Conde Nast Traveler regularly places it in the top 5 spa’s in the UK. The spa has also been awarded Platinum standard by Thalgo.

Whether you have an hour to de-stress or maybe a whole day to completely unwind and relax, the Marine Spa provides the perfect environment where you can immerse yourself in relaxing surroundings and indulge in a little spa therapy right on the edge of Cardiff’s trendy waterfront.

The Spa offers an indoor swimming pool, sauna, water corridor leading to swan neck fountains, hydro therapy spa pools, plus a fully equipped gym. And for pampering the luxury treatment rooms deliver a range of treatments, as well as those everyday must-haves such as manicures, pedicures and tanning. New to the Spa for 2016: we are excited to launch our brand new product house Decleor; with treatments and products on offer.

For home pampering there is a range of indulgent spa and beauty products for sale, plus a wide range of beauty products from high-end beauty companies. Guest passes for the day to use facilities, hydrotherapy pool, relax lounge, waves, gym, and juice bar.

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A bit tired

Thought the pool area looked a bit tired. Not enough loungers for everyone. No steam room, had to go to the treatment area to get a coffee or water and we did not find this area... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for a treatment. Upon arrival we were greeted by sullen staff who did not take the time to show us around. There were no available lockers so our bags had to be stored in the office. The changing rooms were looking very tired, tiles missing, dated decor and a little grubby. The showers were incredibly small, grubby and you... More 

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Thank Alison L
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The Marine Spa, responded to this review

Dear Alison L Thank you for your review following your recent visit to our Marine Spa. Please accept my sincere apologies for your disappointment with the facilities, we are at the planning stages of major renovations to the whole hotel so the issues you have mentioned will very soon be addressed. I am delighted that you enjoyed your treatment and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Thought the pool area looked a bit tired. Not enough loungers for everyone. No steam room, had to go to the treatment area to get a coffee or water and we did not find this area until we went for our treatments. Glad we visited on a quiet week day, wouldn't want to go on a busy weekend.

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Thank davinciwales
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The Marine Spa, responded to this review

Dear davinciwales Thank you for your review following your recent visit to our Marine Spa. I am sorry that you found the hotel to be a bit tired, these issues will soon be addressed once we embark on the major renovations planned for the whole hotel. I do hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back on another... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice spa day however due to the lack of slippers and space to walk around the pool, this led to breaking my toe on the sun loungers. This could have been possibly been prevented with re organisation of the seating arrangements. I have emailed St Davids Spa to which I have no response as yet from several days ago. This... More 

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1 Thank shunt409
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The Marine Spa, responded to this review

Dear shunt409 Thank you for your review and thank you for taking the time to speak to our Guest Relations department last evening to document your accident. Please accept our sincere apologies for the obvious upset and inconvenience caused to you and also your disappointment on your birthday and we would like to take this opportunity to wish you a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing, for a 5* it requires maintenance, updating and is generally tired. 5* for Wales sadly but 3* anywhere else. My stay was a special weekend with my partner with a 6 nations rugby game thrown in as well. The location of the hotel was ideal in Cardiff Bay with plenty to do and just a short taxi into... More 

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Thank Sean D
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The Marine Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sean D Thank you for your review. I am sorry that the hotel did not live up to your expectations, please accept my sincere apologies for your disappointment. The hotel is now at the planning stages of major renovations to the whole hotel, so the issues you have highlighted will be very shortly addressed. I do hope you will... More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not go here if you're looking for a high quality spa day. Pool, hot tub and all other spa facilities are grubby and in need of a refurbishment. Spa day was supposed to include free tea, coffee and soft drinks yet no staff offered anything. Facilities were over booked and no available seats or room in hot tub. Very... More 

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1 Thank KeziahB1306
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The Marine Spa, responded to this review

Dear KeziahB1306 Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Please accept my sincere apologies for the shortfall in standards you experienced during your recent visit to our Marine Spa. We are currently at the planning stages of major renovations to the whole hotel so the issues with condition you have identified will very shortly be addressed. I... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited for a friends 30th birthday last month. On arrival the staff were friendly and informative.We enjoyed the complimentary coffee and juice, however the fruit was limited to just apples. The view was nice, but this lounge area was quite small. The pool was nice but fairly cold. The sauna is pretty pokey but okay. The Jacuzzi was lovely... More 

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1 Thank Kelly W
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The Marine Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kelly W Thank you for your review following your recent visit to the Marine Spa. I was extremely concerned to read of the shortfall in lunch service you experienced and I would like to assure you that this has already been discussed with the Spa Manager to review and action accordingly. I am also sorry that you did not... More 

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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I visited the Marine Spa with my husband as a last minute spa treat in January. We had all day spa access with a hot stones full body massage each and a light lunch. The treatment was amazing, as was the lunch, a lovely little surprise as it was served in a picnic style tray. The view of the bay... More 

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1 Thank Beth T
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The Marine Spa, responded to this review

Dear Beth T Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your experience and facilities particularly the hot stone massage and lunch during your visit. I will pass on your kind comments to my team. I look forward to welcoming you for another spa day in the near time future. Kind... More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Well, what can I say, this was another brilliant experience. I had a wonderful facial and back massage by Holly who very kind and a great masseuse. She managed to locate a whole range of knots and got rid of most of them, which was great. My skin felt soft and really good after the facial and after the whole... More 

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2 Thank Emma C
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The Marine Spa, responded to this review

Dear Emma C, Thank you very much for your review. I am thrilled you have had a brilliant experience with us at our Marine Spa. I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to our colleague, Holly, who I am sure will be very pleased with your feedback. I hope to welcome you back in the near future.... More 

Caerphilly County, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Did not enjoy and did chat to manager re this so manic no one knows what they are doing my Massrge was not good girl keep leaving room

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1 Thank teddyhead12
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The Marine Spa, responded to this review

Dear teddyhead12, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. I am very disappointed to learn that you did not enjoy your experience at our Marine Spa and hope our Spa and Leisure Manager was able to act on your feedback and rectify the shortfalls you experienced. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a relaxing day in one of Cardiff's premier hotels look no further. After booking the spa day for a recent birthday including a treatment, I half expected additional treatments to be expensive due to the tremendous offer available for the inclusive day. To my surprise additional treatments were very reasonable. The hotel is very clean... More 

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1 Thank DavidTML
StDavidsH0tel, General Manager at The Marine Spa, responded to this review

Dear DavidTML, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted that the Marine Spa was to your liking and that we met your needs during your recent visit and the team looked after you. I trust that it will not be too long before we welcome you back. Kind regards Graeme Barclay General Manager More 

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