In the heart of St Peter Port, Guernsey, The exceptional Old Government House Hotel & Spa is the only five star hotel in Guernsey. Sitting proudly just up the hill from the main shopping street and a five minute walk from the picturesque quayside, guests are genuinely welcomed as friends and have come to experience the hotel as their ‘home away from home’ leaving with memories to treasure.
The Old Government House Hotel & Spa is a awards-winning hotel, voted Best Hotel in the 4 & 5 Star Hotel Category (Channel Island Hotel Awards 2016), also voted Number 25 Top Hotel in the UK (TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards 2016), Gold Award (Visit Guernsey 2015), Certificate of Excellence (TripAdvisor).
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Guernsey and wellbeing naturally go together – the fresh sea air is a tonic in itself and you don’t have to spend long on a beach before you feel the cares of the world being gently lifted off your shoulders. Throw in the unhurried pace of life, with a dash of sunshine, and you have the perfect recipe for restoring your joie de vivre and nourishing your sense of inner peace.
A few hours on the island and even the most jaded visitor soon rediscovers their energy – and there’s no shortage of enjoyable ways to burn it off. There are miles of spectacular coastal and woodland walks, or you can explore the lanes and byways on a bicycle. You’ll also find no shortage of water sports, from sailing and sea fishing to diving and surfing, plus loads of museums and other attractions to be discovered.
The hotel itself has its own outdoor pool, plus a comprehensively equipped health club with top of the range fitness machines plus a team of personal trainers to assist you. There’s also a superb Spa with a group of therapists and selection of treatments and therapies to relax and rejuvenate you.
The Spa at The OGH has a wealth of excellent facilities and expert therapists to soothe, refresh and rejuvenate a tired body and weary mind. It’s a secluded sanctuary, far from the pressures of everyday living, where you can gently unwind, purify and detoxify then slowly re-enter the world revitalised, relaxed and glowing with a sense of well-being.
Featuring a range of treatments from Darphin, customised skincare created from the finest plant extracts and botanical aromas. Drawing from the finest essential oils and botanical aromas, Darphin products deliver immediate and visible results as well as indulgent, ultra-sensorial experiences using the most sophisticated textures.
The experienced therapists offer a range of treatments and facials for men and women, Darphin Body Treatments and Exotic Therapy, St Tropez Tanning, plus a range of massages that include head, hot stone therapy, reflexology and Reiki.
The gym at The Old Government House Hotel & Spa is equipped with top-of-the-range Life Fitness cardiovascular and resistance machines with qualified fitness instructors on hand to guide and advise you.
They also offer a range of fitness classes held in the spacious Aerobics Studio, such as Swiss Ball, Indoor Cycling and Boxercise.
Here you'll also could be offered a tailored Personal Training Service to help you reach your individual fitness goals.
As you can see there are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself on the island of Guernsey even within one hotel. Book your accommodation and start exploring!