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Best Luxury Gyms and Health Clubs in London

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Are you searching for the best luxury gyms in London? Here at Sanctum, we’ve experienced the very best the capital has to offer, from personal training at private gyms in Fitzrovia, to enjoying spa treatments and energetic workouts at the most exclusive Knightsbridge gyms.

There’s no doubt that some of the most expensive gyms in London confer the greatest luxury, but there are also more affordable luxury gym options in the capital, too, where you can still enjoy top-quality equipment and a soothing post-workout pampering. The best luxury gyms in London include: KX, Lanserhof at the Arts Club, 1Rebel, Third Space, Equinox, BXR, ESPA and Bodyism.

So, whether you’re a boxing enthusiast, sports science advocate or thrill-seeking climber, and whether you’re looking for the highest of high-end experiences, or luxury that’s a little more affordable, we guarantee that there’s a high-end gym in London for you.

Short on Time? Here are Our Favourite Three

For an all-round luxury gym in London with an incredible range of services and equipment, look no further.

The medical gym offers a full health workout that’s contemporary and comprehensive, making it indisputably one of the best health clubs in London.

If you’re looking for pure adrenaline-driven, high-octane workouts, 1Rebel truly delivers.

1. KX

Visit: kxlife.co.uk

Location: Chelsea

Who it’s good for: The discerning fitness enthusiast

Services: Everything you’d expect and more, from yoga, spinning, and martial arts, to personalised meals prepared by top chefs under the watchful eye of your personal nutritionist. 

Price: From £615 per month

Summary:

KX (pronounced ‘kicks’) is far more than just a luxury gym. Alongside the palatial gym and fitness studios is a spa, clubroom, restaurant and juice bar, and specialist clinics for physiotherapy and aesthetic medicine. This is a full service exclusive health club for those who prize gleaming quality above all – even the stunning changing rooms are a five-star experience.

The attention to detail at KX is second-to-none. Upon induction, members experience a full health analysis that gives the experts, from personal trainers to nutritionists, all the data they need to tailor a workout and wellbeing schedule that is all about you. Celebrities are known to frequent this luxury health spot, from Gwyneth Paltrow and Pippa Middleton to direct members of the royal family. At/ KX, you’re in good hands.

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2. Third Space

Visit: thirdspace.london

Locations: Soho, Canary Wharf, Mayfair, Marylebone, Islington, Tower Bridge, City, Moorgate

Who it’s good for: Those keen to try out the latest fitness technology

Services: Huge range of classes and sports, tailored and monitored workout regimes, high-tech equipment, nutritionists, physiotherapy, podiatry.

Price: From £200 per month

Summary

Named for the idea that this is the third space you’ll choose to spend your time, after home and work, Third Space is one of London’s premier luxury health clubs.

With a keen eye to innovation, Third Space boasts some unusual features, including quartz lamps at the City space, a technology that removes 99.9% of biological contaminants from the air, meaning you can train in a beautifully breathable atmosphere. If that’s not enough, try working out in the hypoxic chamber at the Soho branch, designed to simulate exercising at high altitude.

With an ultra-clean infinity pool, boxing rings, sled tracks and climbing walls, Third Space has everything for the fitness enthusiast.

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3. Equinox

Visit: equinox.com

Location: Kensington, St James’s Street, Bishopsgate

Who it’s good for: People looking for airy spaces and comfortable post-workout attention.

Services: Boxing studio, full range of equipment, spa, recovery technology, luxury aftercare.

Price: From £240 per month

Summary

Beautifully light and spacious, Equinox offers three locations; the original UK site on Kensington High Street, a second called “E by Equinox” in St. James’s Street, and a third in Bishopsgate. An American import, where it is much loved, Equinox understands luxury and ensures that guests are treated perfectly.

They have a spread of modern technology, with a cryotherapy chamber and compression therapy area on offer; equipment is all premium, and the space is spotless and energising, comfortable in all the right areas and demanding when fitness is the focus. A valet laundry service adds to the feeling of prestigious class, making Equinox one of London’s finest gym choices.

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4. Lanserhof at the Arts Club, Mayfair

Visit: lhtac.com

Location: Dover Street, Mayfair

Who it’s good for: Those looking for a full medical and health analysis

Services: Medical assessments including 3D body scans, detox diets and fitness plans, and technologically advanced equipment

Price: From £6,500 per year

Summary

The world’s first “medical gym”, Lanserhof at the Arts Club immediately presents itself as a unique experience. With a focus on health, members are assessed by a team of medical specialists to design a program tailored specifically for their needs. With cardiovascular screenings, full body MRI, and spine and movement imbalance examination, here sports science is front and centre.

Combined with this health analysis is gym equipment that includes tailored features for every guest. From the position of your seat to your current weight choices, the data for your workout is synchronised by each and every machine to optimise your time at the club. If results are what’s important, the German sensibilities of this luxury gym in Mayfair are perfect.

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5. BXR

Visit: bxrlondon.com

Location: Marylebone, City, Canary Wharf

Who it’s good for: Boxing enthusiasts and those looking to improve strength

Services: Boxing, climbing, strength training

Price: From £180 per month

Summary

Boxing is very much the focus at BXR with an impressive Olympic-standard boxing ring taking the centre stage. Here, members are encouraged to work hard for their fitness, giving their all to reach peak levels of performance.

While boxing is evident throughout, there are also plenty of other high-energy workout spaces and classes, including strength training and Europe’s only VersaClimber class. Visit the BXR City location on the 25th floor of 22 Bishopsgate and climb the transparent wall, offering an impressive view across London as you work up a sweat.

Luxury is also a key component. There are no signs of the romanticised boxing gyms that feature in gritty films with hard men and violence. Here, every area is spacious and comfortable, with quality furnishings and bathrooms decked in marble and gold. BXR is enjoyable to spend time in, whether working on building strength or relaxing afterwards.

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6. ESPA Life at Corinthia Hotel

Visit: espalifeatcorinthia.com

Location: Westminster

Who it’s good for: People looking to be pampered as well as workout

Services: Fully-equipped gym plus extensive luxurious spa facilities

Price: From £385 per month

Summary

ESPA Life has the feel of a luxury spa first and a gym second. Set inside the beautiful Corinthia London hotel, ESPA life has a focus on pampering but doesn’t mean the gym suffers. With a solid range of cutting-edge equipment from Technogym, Peloton, BLK BOX, and Theragun, coupled with some of London’s finest personal trainers and a range of excellent classes, ESPA Life’s gym is as developed as many other offerings.

Nonetheless, it is the post-workout that seduces many of ESPA’s guests. The thermal suite offers a range of soothing experiences, with an impressive sauna, mosaic-tiled steam room, experience showers, ice fountain, and more. There are even sleep pods, delightful and private, with soft cushions and warm blankets provided for a quick power-nap after exercising. Glorious.

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7. Bodyism

Visit: bodyism.com

Location: Notting Hill

Who it’s good for: Guests looking for a detox and all-over health regime

Services: Movement-oriented programs, holistic approach, range of classes

Price: From £130 per month

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A holistic health and wellness centre, Bodyism trainers describe themselves as ‘guardians’, guided by four core pillars of mindset, nutrition, movement and recovery.

Guests are assessed for overall wellbeing, and a bespoke program is created that combines personal trainer-led gym workouts with recommended classes and luxurious spa treatments. With a focus on both mind and body, Bodyism offers a complete service for your continued health.

The building is tranquil, with a soft natural feel and air purification system throughout, and includes a well-regarded health cafe that helps attract some celebrity names, from David Beckham to Emilia Clarke.

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8. 1Rebel

Visit: 1rebel.com

Location: Angel, Bayswater, Broadgate, Hammersmith, High Street Kensington, Holborn, Oxford Circus, St. John’s Wood, St. Mary Axe, South Bank, Victoria

Who it’s good for: Fitness fanatics who enjoy bursts of sweat-inducing punishment.

Services: A range of high-energy classes, from spin to boxing.

Price: Unlimited pass for £179 per month.

Summary

If exercise classes are your addiction, then look no further than 1Rebel. Here, sessions are intense, high-energy, furious and utterly relentless. 1Rebel is singular in its outlook, there’s no pampering or personal trainers, this is a place that has the feel of a 90s rave as much as it does an exercise facility.

Strobe lights, driving music pumped through a nightclub-worthy sound system, and passionate instructors bring the classes to a whole new level, enticing the participants to push further than they ever thought they could, striving for ultimate fitness.

Follow up your exhausting session at the “Refuel Bar”, where smoothies, energy drinks, and Prosecco are all on offer. There’s no languishing in a luxury spa, but this ‘refuel’ still fits the atmosphere of the place perfectly, allowing a well-deserved comedown before heading out into the night.

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Finding the Luxury Gym in London that’s Right for You

With such a wide range of facilities and services, selecting the best health clubs in London is a lot more than just seeing what’s the most local, or prioritising budget. Your gym is going to be somewhere you spend a great deal of your time, so it’s important that you feel at home there. 

When looking at a luxury gym, consider how the environment makes you feel. Do you yearn for sumptuous post-gym facilities, or are you primarily concerned with having a personal trainer push you to your limit? 

A gym is often a social hub, too, so if you’re looking to rub shoulders with the rich and famous, perhaps ask yourself what gyms celebrities go to in London – we’ve given you some ideas above.

Whatever your primary motivation, there’s a luxury gym in London that’s right for you. With our serviced apartment locations in prime central London areas, we’re within reach of some of the very best. If you plan to stay with us, contact us to let us know what experience you are after and our team will help you select the best fit.

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