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Matfen Hall Aqua Vitae Spa

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Wonderful grounds and tastefully decorated rooms

Pool is a tad small and often crowded, then again it was a two-night stay and I didn't want to wet... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
Ya B
5 star

Warm friendly staff showed they were knowledgeable and considerate, superb treatment. I felt... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
North Shields, United Kingdom
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“afternoon tea”(7 reviews)
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Couldn't get the lockers to accept £1 coins. Pool was nice just not deep enough. Sauna,jacuzzi and steam room were lovely

Thank Cath B
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Warm friendly staff showed they were knowledgeable and considerate, superb treatment. I felt properly spoilt!

Thank heatherlouisegraham
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Great to find a decent size leisure pool. Well organised even when lessons occurred Clean , modern well equipped. Friendly personnel.

Thank Charlietango2013
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean and relaxing facilities as you would expect from such a lovely hotel this was my partners first experience of spa facilities but he was very impressed with the whole experience. Would definitely recommend these facilities

Thank Maureen J
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed as part of an offer through work. We've been for afternoon tea but never stayed which begs the question, Why? We had full use of the leisure facilities and both hubby and I had a 1 hour treatment each and so we had a...More

1  Thank Lorraine E
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The spa is located within matfen hall, so it's surroundings are glorious before u enter the spa. The pool is around 15m and is lovely and warm, with adjoining steam rooms and sauna and jacuzzi. All very classy (and fitting in with rest of the...More

Thank mike220898
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We have just returned from a lovely short break at Matfen Hall hotel and Spa the staff are great and cannot do enough for you, we really felt very spoilt. Especially in the Library Restaurant where we enjoyed an evening meal and our breakfasts during...More

Thank hansomesouth10
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My friend and I booked a Twilight package, costing £35 each for use of the spa and a one course meal. Upon arrival, the spa was full of children who were screaming at the top of their voices and running wild. Their parents were letting...More

Thank Loulabelle1979
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Pool is a tad small and often crowded, then again it was a two-night stay and I didn't want to wet my hair anyway :-) The Library is a beautiful restaurant although vegetarian options were dissapointing. Nevertheless I'd recommend it to couples and families of...More

1  Thank Ya B
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We came to the spa as we were staying at Matfen Hall. The spa is a lovely little spa, not too big. The customer service from the spa receptionist was absolutely fantastic. Fay was brilliant and friendly throughout explaining the facilities. Lovely little place with...More

Thank greenplane
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Michelle B
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Response from hansomesouth10 | Reviewed this property |
The spa is included but you may have to pay extra for treatments unless you book a deal which includes a treatment. We usually go early and enjoy the spa before we can get into our room and we sometimes stay after the... More