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“A bit tired”
Review of The Marine Spa

The Marine Spa
Ranked #6 of 24 Spas & Wellness in Cardiff
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage
WALES
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A bit tired”
Reviewed 22 September 2012

Visited the spa. Massage was far better than many of its competitors, but the ambience of 5 star luxury pampering has gone. The hotel is now in need of some TLC and serious investment.

Visited August 2012
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English first
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“5* Don't make me laugh!”
Reviewed 27 August 2012

I never find it a good start when you pull up to park at a hotel to be told there are no parking spaces,only to be told to park in the public pay an display which took 30 mins to fund a space,then to get back to the hotel to find the concierge parking a a merc a jag and a porsche! Seemingly the car park only accepts cars or 50k. Our room was a "family" room,which is a normal room with 2 camping beds in it,you had to climb over the beds to get to the other beds! Fantastic fun with 2 young children. The entire bar staff need sacking. Half the drinks they didn't even put through the till,they just left the money on top of the til,then trying to charge me £15 for a bottle of cider! Muppets. Also why would the only toilets for the function rooms be in the basement,when the room is on the second floor,with a lift that only goes one floor,the older generations at the party loved that one. If you ever intend coming to Cardiff,please save your money and don't like this dive of a place ruin a very good city,the money they charge is completely not on for the service you receive.

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Pencoed, South Wales, UK
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Overpriced”
Reviewed 18 August 2012

This place used to be great but it has priced itself out. It is not up to its former glory and as a result not the best in Cardiff any more

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
76 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Amazing location, dreadful experience”
Reviewed 1 August 2012

Poor service, cold meal - had to return - find it hard to believe this was a 5* rated hotel. Needs either new management or a complete overhaul of current management attitude. Even the staff agreed that service standards are not up to 5* standards

Visited September 2011
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Minehead, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Relaxing haven”
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Lovely staff, excellent food, spa treatments out of this world and leaisure complex refreshing and relaxing

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