By Katie James
September 16, 2014

There’s nothing quite like the hotel spa experience. You can book an appointment last-minute; ride the elevator wearing just a bathrobe (with no shame); bask in a beautifully designed space; and head back to your room without even glancing at a bill.

These days, hotel spas are stepping up their game, partnering with top beauty brands to bring a new level of sophistication to their treatments and products. Here, one of our favorites:

Guerlain Spa at Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

Set along the Herengracht canal in historic 17th and 18th century town houses, the newest Waldorf Astoria is home to Guerlain’s first branded outpost in the Benelux. Seasoned “Beauty Coaches” evaluate skin prior to treatments, tailoring the experience to personal skin-care needs. The most lavish offering? The two- or three-hour Ultimate Face and Body treatment, featuring Guerlain’s signature energizing facial massage, used to stimulate cellular renewal and firm skin.

Katie James is an Editorial Assistant at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter at @kjames259.