Overview

The Darling Spa


Located on Level 2 of the hotel, The Darling Spa is one the finest and most luxurious spas in Sydney. We are proud partners with leading international skincare brands La Prairie and ESPA. The Darling Spa features 11 treatment rooms, two exclusive couples suites, a Moroccan Hamman chamber, steam room, Jacuzzi and fitness centre complete with a Kinesis wall.

Location and opening/business hours

Location

Level 2, The Darling
80 Pyrmont Street
Pyrmont NSW 2009

Hours

  • Daily9:00am - 8:00pm

Important Information


The Spa will be closed on 7 June 2016.

Contact The Darling Spa at +61 2 9657 8088 for more details.

Treatments

The Darling Treatments


The Darling treatments include Facials, Men's Zone, Body Wraps, Massage Wellness, Urban Escapes, Signature Treatments and Spa Dates. See details below.

Facials

Our skilled therapists are trained to give you a thorough skin analysis and advise you on the most suitable facial to leave your complexion looking its best. The Darling Spa uses La Prairie, the luxury Swiss beauty brand revered for its range of powerful anti-aging products.

 

SKIN CAVIAR LIFT FACIAL $280
90 MINUTES
Experience pure luxury as you enjoy a treatment that instantly firms the skin and perfects its tone and texture. Your skin will experience a lift when Skin Caviar Liquid Lift is applied to the face and eye area using warm globes, followed by a relaxing massage with Skin Caviar Crystalline Concentre. This decadent treatment will transform even the dullest complexions into radiant, luminous skin. 

 

THE DARLING ESSENTIAL FACIAL $200
60 MINUTES
This intensive facial renews, recharges and rebuilds the skin using La Prairie Cellular Power Infusion. This potent product unlocks the inherent power deep within the skin cells to create a look of agelessness. It hydrates, softens lines, revives luminosity and restores firmness.

 

SWISS ICE CRYSTAL FACIAL $270
90 MINUTES
This luxurious treatment strengthens and nourishes your skin, helping to protect it from accelerated aging. Firstly, your skin is lavished with products from the potent La Prairie Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Collection. Then a luxuriously nurturing mask is applied and you are treated to a soothing arm and leg massage. This will leave you feeling relaxed and your skin will be glowing and hydrated.

 

WHITE CAVIAR ILLUMINATING FACIAL $290
90 MINUTES
This luxurious facial promotes an even skin tone by diminishing discolouration and brightening the skin with products from La Prairie White Caviar Collection. The skin is further enhanced with golden caviar extracts to help increase firmness, hydration and luminosity. The treatment finishes with a soothing hand and foot massage.

 

PURE GOLD RADIANCE FACIAL $310
90 MINUTES
The La Prairie Cellular Radiance Concentrate contains pure gold and newly developed peptides, which work together to visibly lift, brighten and energise the complexion. This enriching facial uses gentle heat to help the precious super serum to penetrate deep into the skin, leaving it with a golden glow.

 

SWISS CELLULAR ANTI-AGING FACIAL $260
90 MINUTES
This facial actively delays the effects of premature aging, retextures and helps to renew the skin surface. It softens the appearance of fine lines with La Prairie’s breakthrough anti-aging intervention technology, leaving your skin glowing and looking younger and healthier.

 

PLATINUM RARE FACIAL $470
90 MINUTES
A treatment of pure luxury, the Platinum Facial delivers the ultimate in skin rejuvenation. The Platinum Collection restores balance and recharges the skin to ensure it glows with inner luminosity. A decadent hand and foot ritual completes your experience.

Men's Zone

We offer a range of unique and effective treatments dedicated to the needs of men. Our masculine treatments de-stress the body, rejuvenate the skin and calm the mind.

 

PURIFYING FACIAL $190
60 MINUTES
This deep cleansing Espa Facial helps to regulate oil secretions and refine open pores. It is ideal for oily, congested and problematic skin. Includes: Cleanse – Skin Analysis – Exfoliation – Facial Massage – Mask and Hydration Serums.

 

THE TRAVELLER $260
90 MINUTES
Feel refreshed after your travels with a customised full body massage, which includes a mixture of deep and medium pressure techniques. Finish off with a rejuvenating express facial. Includes: 60 minute Aromatherapy Massage – 30 minute Express Facial.

 

THE ATHLETE $400
150 MINUTES
This total body experience begins with a personal training session tailored to suit you fitness level. Your spa treatment begins with a purifying back facial to remove congestion and improve the clarity of the skin. This is followed by a relaxing deep muscle massage and concludes with an express facial. Includes: 30 minute Personal Training Session – 30 minute Back Facial – 60 minute Deep Muscle Massage – 30 minute Express Facial

 

THE HIGH ROLLER $590
240 MINUTES
The ultimate balance of detoxification and relaxation. Your spa experience begins with a full body Moroccan Hammam exfoliation and wrap to remove toxins from the body. Then feel the tension melt away with a deep muscle massage with customised aromatherapy oils. The relaxation continues is with a rejuvenating Espa enzyme facial. Your treatment concludes with a light lunch. Includes: 60 minute Morrocan Hammam Scrub and Wrap – 90 minute Deep Muscle Massage – 90 minute Facial – Light Lunch

Body Wraps

Body wraps are designed to detoxify, nourish and hydrate the skin and are great for tired muscles, cellulite and dry skin. Each body wrap starts with a scrub or exfoliation to gently remove the dead skin cells. It is followed with the application of products that address areas of concern. Lastly the body is wrapped to help the active ingredients penetrate into the skin.

 

MOROCCAN MUD $200
60 MINUTES
After a 30 minute rigorous ‘Savon Noir’ full body exfoliation, you are enveloped in warm Rhassoul Clay and rose water from the Moroccan Atlas Mountains. Our Moroccan body therapy is performed inside our beautiful heated room called the ‘Hammam’. The use of heated marble creates a unique environment that leaves your skin feeling incredibly supple and smooth. Includes: Morrocan Hammam Body Exfoliation – Mud Body Wrap – Scalp Treatment.

 

DETOX BODY CONTOUR $190
60 MINUTES
This exceptional body scrub and wrap includes a skin softening exfoliation that combines sea salts with essential oils to leave your skin nourished, smooth and supple. Following a thorough body exfoliation, a marine algae or mud wrap is applied to the body. After a shower the relaxation continues with a scalp massage. Includes: Body Scrub – Body Wrap – Scalp Massage.

 

SKIN HYDRATOR BODY WRAP $220
60 MINUTES
This treatment replenishes and soothes dry skin. It begins with skin brushing and exfoliation, then a warmed blend of essential oils and a deeply nourishing body cream are applied before the body is wrapped. The treatment finishes with a soothing scalp massage, leaving you totally relaxed and hydrated. Includes: Body Brushing – Body Scrub – Body Wrap – Scalp Massage.

 

PRE & POST NATAL TREATMENT $200
60 MINUTES
A deeply nourishing Espa Body Massage designed to target areas prone to stress and tension during or after pregnancy. If required, the treatment starts with a back exfoliation and is followed by a soothing body massage, specially tailored to suit your individual concerns. This treatment is designed to leave you free from muscular aches, helping you to relax, restore and revitalise. A course of six treatments is recommended following the first trimester of pregnancy. Includes: Back Exfoliation – 50 minute Body Massage.

MASSAGE WELLNESS

Our massage therapies combine Eastern and Western techniques to relax and restore physical and mental well-being. All massage treatments begin with an essential oil smell test to enhance relaxation and treat your skin.

 

AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE $180 / $240
60 / 90 MINUTES
The Espa Aromatherapy Massage is specially tailored to your needs. Starting with a personal consultation, your therapist will identify your requirements. Then they will create a custom blend of Espa Aromatherapy Oils that will ensure you receive a treatment that is as unique as you are.

 

HOT STONE MASSAGE $180 / $240
60 / 90 MINUTES
A therapeutic, full body massage using Espa Aromatherapy Oils and warm volcanic stones to relieve deep muscle tension. The warmth of the stones penetrates your muscles to soothe aches and pains, helping you to unwind and leaving your body feeling rejuvenated.

 

DEEP MUSCLE MASSAGE $180 / $240
60 / 90 MINUTES
A powerful massage designed to alleviate deep-seated tension and muscular stress. Specialised techniques concentrate on specific areas of concern to alleviate common discomforts such as a stiff neck, painful lower back pain and sore, tight shoulders. Keep your muscles relaxed with our massage bonus packages. See our friendly staff for more details.

SPA ENHANCEMENTS

Add these spa treats to any of the treatments on the menu for a complete head to toe pampering experience. Spa Enhancements are not sold separately.

 

BODY SCRUB $100
30 MINUTES
A personalised body treat using a salt scrub blended with essential oils used to hydrate, detoxify or energise the body.

 

LIGHTER LEGS $80
30 MINUTES
This rejuvenating treatment for tired feet and heavy legs helps to reduce puffiness and to soothe aches and pains. It is suitable for everyone.

 

PERSONALISED EXPRESS FACIAL $100
30 MINUTES
The Espa Facial is specially tailored to your needs. Starting with a personal consultation, your therapist will identify the most suitable facial for your skin. Every Espa Personalised Facial includes a skin analysis, cleanse, exfoliation, mask and an application of a booster serum to suit your skin.

 

BACK, NECK AND SHOULDER MASSAGE $100
30 MINUTES
This massage is tailored to your areas of concern and uses the most appropriate massage techniques to help ease aches and pains. Your therapist will choose the Espa Body Essential Oil blend that best suits your needs.

URBAN ESCAPES

Escape your busy surroundings and enter our oasis of tranquillity. We invite you to take time out from your daily routine and enjoy a total body and soul recharge.

 

SOLITUDE $370
150 MINUTES
Step into complete solitude with a relaxing massage customised to suit your needs. Continue your escape with a luxurious facial to leave your skin looking refreshed and glowing. The finishing touch is a coat of polish on your nails and toes. Includes: 30 minute Massage – 90 minute Facial – Polish on Nails and Toe Nails.

 

TOTAL BODY AND SOUL $540
180 MINUTES
Perfect for the person who is always on the go. Start with a detoxifying body treatment, which includes a scrub and wrap to draw out toxins and impurities. A customised warm oil massage is then performed to rehydrate the skin and increase circulation. To finish we perform a purifying Espa Facial. Includes: 60 minute Detox Body Wrap – 60 minute Aromatherapy Massage – 60 minute Purifying Facial.

 

THE DARLING ESCAPE $660
240 MINUTES
Escape your schedule with a day of spa indulgence. Starting with a nourishing body scrub and hydrating body wrap, followed by a full body massage. Your pampering is completed with a luxurious facial. Includes: Body Scrub – 60 minute Body Wrap – 90 minute Massage – 90 minute Facial.

SIGNATURE TREATMENTS

The Darling Spa offers one of a kind signature treatments designed for luxurious relaxation. You will simply fall in love with them.

 

THE DARLING SIGNATURE $320
120 MINUTES
The Darling Signature experience combines a refreshing back exfoliation and a customised hot stone massage to restore peace of mind and bring about a deep sense of relaxation. This is followed by a therapeutic scalp treatment, leaving you with a sense of total well-being. Includes: 30 minute Back Exfoliation – 90 minute Hot Stone Massage – Scalp Treatment.

 

TOTAL DECADENCE $410
150 MINUTES
This head to toe treatment restores equilibrium, relaxes mind and body and leaves you with radiant skin. It starts with a foot treatment, followed by an Espa Aromatherapy Massage and finishes with a customised facial. Includes: Foot Treatment – 90 minute Aromatherapy Massage – 60 minute Customised Facial.

 

MOROCCAN HAMMAM RITUAL $360
150 MINUTES
Moroccan ‘Savon Noir’, or black soap is applied, followed by a full body exfoliation. Then your body is covered in Rhassoul Clay and rose water from the Moroccan Atlas Mountains. The ritual finishes with a full body massage with pure Argan Oil. Includes: Hair Treatment – 60 minute Morrocan Hammam Ritual – 60 minute Aromatherapy Massage.

SPA DATES

Catch up with your friend or partner in the most relaxing setting in the city. We set the perfect tone for you with a private suite and champagne on arrival.

 

JUST THE TWO OF US $840/couple
150 MINUTES
An aromatherapy bath soak is the perfect setting to enjoy time together. After a soak your therapists perform your Espa Aromatherapy Massage as you lie side by side. A luxurious The Darling Essential Facial finishes your journey for two. Includes: Bath Soak – 60 minute Aromatherapy Massage – 60 minute The Darling Essential Facial.

 

DARLING DUO $1,000/couple
210 MINUTES
This luxurious experience begins in the VIP suite, where all your treatments will be performed side by side. Starting with a body exfoliation and hydrating contouring body wrap to leave your skin feeling soft and nourished. Then you are treated to a deep muscle massage that concentrates on your areas of concern. The bliss continues with an express Espa Facial. We finish with a coat of nail polish to complete your pampering. Includes: 60 minute Body Contour Wrap – 90 minute Deep Muscle Massage – 30 minute Facial – Polish on Nails and Toe Nails.

 

DATE NIGHT $1,430/couple
240 MINUTES
This amazing spa experience for two begins in the private Hammam room, where the heated marble ensures you will enjoy your body scrub and wrap in total comfort. The journey starts with a Moroccan ‘Savon Noir’ body exfoliation performed by our skilled therapists. Then you are left to your own devices to apply the mud wrap to each other and enjoy your spa time together. Your therapists will then take you to the VIP suite where the bliss continues with a side by side full body massage and a purifying Espa Facial. Includes: 60 minute Morrocan Hammam – 30 minute Body Wrap – 90 minute Massage – 60 minute Espa Facial.

 

LUXE LADIES $220/person (minimum 4 people)
90 MINUTES
This experience starts in the Hammam room where you can catch up as you detoxify and exfoliate with Himalayan salt. Then you move to your individual treatment rooms for your relaxing facial. The fun continues as you meet up again for champagne. Then you are free to enjoy the swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Includes: 60 minute The Darling Essential Facial – Private time in the Morrocan Hammam – Champagne.

 

DARLING SOCIALITES $200/person (minimum 6 people)
90 MINUTES APPROX
Share a head-to-toe day spa experience with your nearest and dearest. The fun starts with a glass of bubbles and some time to catch up and unwind in our Hammam room. Then you move to your individual treatment room for one hour of blissful treatments. The decadence continues as you meet up again to enjoy the pool and Jacuzzi. (Minimum 6 people). Includes: Darling Pool access – Access to the Morrocan Hammam – Champagne or orange juice on arrival – 25 minute Massage – 25 minute Facial – 10 minute Scalp Treatment

Poolside Treatments (Hotel Guests Only)

Enjoy special mini-spa treats by The Darling Spa while relaxing by The Darling Pool this summer. These treatments are available everyday through summer from 10am to 5pm.

MASSAGE $80
30 MINUTES
Our massage releases muscle tensions by focussing on your back, neck and shoulder area. 

Face $80
30 MINUTES
Enjoy a refreshing face treatment with our hydration mask and cooling towels.

Scalp $80
30 MINUTES
Our scalp treatment includes massages on your neck and scalp right through to the ends of your hair with an essential oil enriched pink clay.

Foot $80
30 MINUTES
Our foot treatment includes a cooling foot soak and scrub to increase circulation followed by a relaxing foot and lower leg oil massage.

Important Information

All prices are inclusive of GST. Should you need to reschedule or cancel, please provide us with at least 12 hours’ notice; otherwise a 50% charge will be applicable. If sufficient notice is not provided, a full charge will be made for services reserved specifically for you. Please note, a 2% credit card surcharge will apply to all credit card transactions (including where you select the ‘credit’ option when using a debit card).

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Learn More About The Darling Spa


To enhance your spa experience, learn more about The Darling Spa's facilities, reservations, policies, etiquette, product and spa cuisine.

FACILITIES

We encourage you to utilize our spa facilities which include our Zen lounge, Tea room, Steam room, Jacuzzi and the heated Hammam Room in the spa. The beautiful outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi is on Level 5 of the Darling Hotel. If you are going to use the Pool, Steam room and Jacuzzi facilities please bring along swimwear, as we provide towels, robes and slippers.  You will have access to these areas before or after your spa treatments. Our change rooms have personal lockers, showers and bathroom amenities to suit your treatment needs. 

IN-ROOM MASSAGE

We can accommodate in-room treatments on selected massage treatments only. These are only available during spa operational hours and a call out fee of AUD$100.00 applies in addition to the massage charge.

SPA ETIQUETTE

Please arrive at the spa a minimum of 15 minutes prior to your treatments time. This will enable you to complete your consultation form, change into your spa robe and enjoy a welcome tea. If you wish to use the wet facilities you may arrive to the spa a minimum of 30 minutes prior to treatment time. Please check in at the Spa on level 2 so we can escort you to the facilities.  

For the comfort of other spa guests please turn off your mobile phone and electronic devices when you check in.

RESERVATIONS

We welcome in-house hotel guests, Absolute Rewards members and the public to enjoy our spa. In order to avoid disappointment and secure a spa reservation, we recommend you book your spa treatments at least 48 hours in advance. To ensure your treatment is personalised, please notify the staff upon reservation for any therapist preference, allergies, medical conditions or pregnancy.

You can make your spa reservation by completing the treatment request form online or by calling us directly on +61 2 9657 8088. Please have your credit card details handy at the time of booking to ensure all treatments are confirmed.

AGE REQUIRMENT 

You must be a minimum of 16 years old to enter the spa facility.  

GETTING HERE 

The Spa at the Darling is on Level 2 of the Darling hotel.  If you are coming through The Star please follow the signs to The Darling Hotel. Please park your car at the SELF CAR PARK- PIRRAMA RD ENTRANCE and the spa will validate your parking ticket. 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Please provide us with a minimum of 12 hours’ notice of cancellation or to reschedule spa treatments. If your cancellation is within 12 hours of your spa appointment a 50% charge will apply. No shows will be charged at 100%.

PAYMENT METHODS

We accept cash, credit cards, debit cards, Casino Dollars and gift cards. In-room charge is accepted from hotel guests. Gratuity is not included and entirely left to your discretion.

PRICE

The Darling Spa has the right to modify prices on treatments without prior notification, to ensure that standards of service and quality are met.

GIFT CARDS

Gift cards are valid for 12 months from the date of issue and are not redeemable for cash. Gift card numbers are required at the point of spa reservation in order to confirm bookings. The spa will not replace gift cards if lost or stolen. The full value of the gift card may be partially redeemed over the validity period but must be fully redeemed by the expiry date. Unused balance on the gift card after the expiry date will not be refunded. Gift cards can be used towards spa treatments or retail products. If the cost of the treatment or product exceeds the value of the gift card, you can pay the difference. Please visit star.com.au for more information and to order your gift card online.

PRODUCTS


La Prairie, Espa and Mira’s Hand retail products are available for purchase at the spa reception. You do not require a spa appointment to purchase any spa retail items. Our helpful staff will help you discover what products best suit you or put together a great gift idea.

SPA CUISINE

The Darling Spa Menu

We have an outstanding spa menu that changes seasonally.

 

FRESHLY SQUEEZED JUICES $9

Create your own delicious and healthy combination. Choose from watermelon, carrot, cucumber, ginger, parsley, apple, pineapple, mint, orange and lemon.

ORGANIC QUINOA BIRCHER MUESLI $16

Pumpkin seeds, seasonal berries, yoghurt.

FRESH SEASONAL VEGETABLE SELECTION $19
Assorted raw vegetable crudités served with hummus and babaganoush.

SMOKED SALMON SALAD $26

Grilled asparagus, green beans, wild rocket, boiled egg.

CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD $25

Baby cos leaves, free range egg, white anchovies, parmesan and pancetta.

CAPRESE SALAD $19

Heirloom tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, basil and aged balsamic.

FRESH FRUIT PLATTER $19

Sliced melon, tropical fruits and seasonal berries.

SHARE PLATES FOR TWO CHEESE BOARD $30

Regional selection cheeses served with fresh and dried fruits, lavosh crackers and artisan walnut bread. 

ANTIPASTO PLATTER $33

Salted cod fritters, grilled octopus with radish and parsley, prosciutto, olives, Spanish anchovies, goats curd with dukkah, beetroot and grilled ciabatta.

DARLING TEA $45

Seasonal selection of savoury and sweet treats, customised to dietary requirements and served with unlimited tea and coffee.

Prices are per plate and are inclusive of GST Please note, a 2% credit card surcharge will apply to all credit card transactions (including where you select the ‘credit’ option when using a debit card).

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The Darling Spa Treatment Request Form


Our tranquil setting and blissful bespoke treatments will take you on an exquisite journey towards wellbeing and rejuvenation.To make a reservation, please fill out your details and treatment request below. Our friendly Spa reception team will contact you within 24hrs to confirm your requests and give you more information regarding your treatment selection.

Important Information

Please note, expired gift cards are not accepted as a form of payment at the spa. To check your balance or to report a card lost / stolen please contact Guest Services on 1800 700 700.

The Darling Spa Treatment Request Form
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