Which onsite resort has the best spa?

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  1. AJKMOM

    AJKMOM DIS Veteran

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    I tried to research this on the official Disney website, but one place shows 3 spas, another click says every resort has a spa.

    DIS'ers know more, so can you recommend a spa for a 24 year old, so I can treat my daughter when we go in May?

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Pakey

    Pakey <img src=http://photopost.wdwinfo.com/data/500/509

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    You can get treatments at almost every resort but it would be in a training room type of environment, not a day spa type of environment.

    The 3 spas on site are at the two Niki Bryan spas (at GF and SSR) and the Mandara spa at the Dolphin.

    I like the SSR spa the best of the 3. You can go to the website relaxedyet.com for the Niki Bryan spas with information regarding treatments and pricing.
     
  4. soontobehoyt

    soontobehoyt Earning My Ears

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    Never been to the Dolphin but both the GF and SSR are fantastic, full service spas.
     
  5. AJKMOM

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    Thanks, she'll be thrilled to have a day away from her little brother. :lmao::banana:
     
  6. AJKMOM

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    Going to try SSR spa, thanks.

    Anyone else?
     
  7. MickeyNicki

    MickeyNicki It is pretty darn sad when a valet picks you out a

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    The Dolphin has the best spa, the Mandera
     
  8. AJKMOM

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    anyone else?
     
  9. julirina

    julirina Close your mouth, Michael. We are not a codfish.

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    Keep in mind that WDW also refers to hot tubs as "spas" -- therein might lie the "every resort has a spa" confusion.

    Just clarifying. I know nothing about spa treatments -- although my college roommate painted my toenails for me once. :rotfl:
     
  10. Sammie

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    SSR hands down over GF. :thumbsup2
     
  11. Disney Princess

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    We've never been to the S/D spa, but we LOVE the spa at SSR. We enjoy it a lot more than the spa at GF. Enjoy the pampering!!
     
  12. AJKMOM

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    That's my experience, too. Thanks!.
     
  13. poly princess

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    :dance3::dance3::dance3:

    I have been to GF spa and SSR spa and I think the one at SSR is much better. The reason why is b/c its much bigger. The treatment rooms are bigger, lounger is bigger and facilities are nicer. GF I feel cramped, SSR I feel more relaxed. Plus I have been to GF and the jacuzzi was broken, never had this problem at SSR. I know if I was only at WDW for 2 days or so I would do GF and enjoy a treatment, but if I am on vacation and to R-E-L-A-X I go to SSR. Want to try Mandra but can not comment since I have not been there yet.

    Enjoy!!!
    Poly Princess
     
  14. ML_LovesDisney

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    I haven't been to any but SSR, but SSR was VERY nice and I got a great pedicure there.
     
  15. wenbar

    wenbar Earning My Ears

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    Hi All,
    In my opinion the spa at th GF is the best on the grounds. I had a message and a facial thst were to die for mmmm! The staff was great and treatments were very relaxing.
     
  16. Beka

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    Loved, loved, LOVED the Mandara spa at Dolphin when we were there in October.
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  17. Ambassador

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    I looked into this question earlier, and found the Ritz Carlton and Saratoga Springs to most recommended. DisUnplugged did a segment on this, and they the Ritz to be the best.
     
  18. MissyDVC

    MissyDVC <font color=deeppink>Well, technically, you never

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    We LOVED the SSR spa!:lovestruc
     
  19. k&a&c'smom

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    I have not been in Mandara, but of the GF/SSR spas, I think the SSR is a bit nicer. Larger, mostly - the treatments are the same, but the spa itself has more (lockers, shower area, etc.).

    Having said that, if I'm staying in the MK area, I prefer to go to the GF spa. Elsewhere, I'd choose SSR. Enjoy!:goodvibes
     
  20. AllieV

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    This is an older thread, but since I'm looking into spas myself, I figure others might still be, too.

    Four years ago I went to the Grand Floridian spa and although it was pretty, I was disappointed overall. I recall it was small and you just went into your room after changing. I might have missed it, but I don't remember seeing a common area where you could go in a pool or hot tub or saunas or even a tea room. Or perhaps it was so underwhelming that I skipped it.

    I came searching here for a thread to see how the SSR spa was. I may check out the Dolphin since I'm staying at BW.
     
  21. diskids2

    diskids2 <font color=CC66CC>Not above grovelling for a tag

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    I have never been to SSR or GF, but did go to the Spa at the Dolphin. I absolutely hated it. I found the services to be lacking and the service itself was not that great.

    My daughter and I went and it was so bad, we actually received a full refund.
     

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