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Babor Signature Spa Reopens at The Dominick


The Dominick has reopened its original Babor Signature Spa. The Babor Signature Spa, a full-service spa from Trilogy Spa Holdings, is a welcomed return to the luxury property known for its spacious guest rooms and suites with sweeping views of the city’s skyline, multiple culinary experiences including a Michelin-starred restaurant, and a seasonal outdoor pool and cabana terrace. 

The spa features nine treatment rooms, Turkish and Moroccan hammams, and three unique spa suites. In addition to featuring precision formulas from Babor, the spa’s reopening brings new experiences and offerings to the treatment menu, including: 


One of the first spas in New York City to offer halotherapy, the spa’s salt chamber filled with pharmaceutical-grade salt is a holistic approach that mimics the microclimate of a salt cave. The 20-minute treatment increases oxygen flow throughout the body and accelerates cell rejuvenation.

Reversive Gua-Sha Facial Sculpting

Designed to increase cell turnover and slow down the aging process, rose quartz gua-sha stones are used during this treatment for a facial massage.

Earth Experience

This aromatic firming and detoxifying body treatment includes a stimulating body polish fortified with poppy seeds, which are rich in antioxidants and essential nutrients. 

Ocean Experience

Inspired by the natural currents of the ocean, this energizing and grounding treatment stimulates the body. A unique oil-to-foam natural enzyme exfoliation is applied from shoulder to toe to instantly smooth and perfect the skin. 

Additionally, the Babor Signature Spa has launched an exclusive new membership program. For $159 a month, members receive a plethora of spa benefits and privileges, including:

  • One 50-Minute Relaxation Massage or Skinovage Facial per month
  • Option to bring one guest per month and receive 20 percent off any service of 50 minutes or more
  • 20 percent off additional regularly priced spa services
  • 20 percent off regularly priced retail items at the Spa Boutique
  • Unlimited access to spa amenities, including the Ladies Lounge, the Men’s Lounge, the Co-ed Relaxation Lounge, Locker Rooms, Sauna, Steam Room, and Salt Chamber
  • A complimentary deluxe gift when a friend or family member sign up

Another exciting wellness offering are the property’s spa suites. Located adjacent to the spa, The Dominick’s private spa suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows with natural light, a private en suite sauna, and access to exclusive treatments, offering guests next-level relaxation and recovery in-room

“More than ever, relaxation and recovery are quintessential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, especially when traveling,” says Justine McCleery, general manager of The Dominick. “The spa’s reopening with the addition of Babor’s newest, most cutting-edge treatments reinforces our property’s commitment to enriching our guests’ stays with superior experiences, service, and amenities.”

“As the number one professional brand in Europe, we are so happy to be able to offer those visiting and living in New York—where one expects the best of everything—the full Babor spa experience,” says Tim Waller, CEO of Babor Beauty Group Americas. “The Babor Signature Spa was designed with the utmost care and thoughtfulness to offer a unique pampering experience, and to showcase our entire collection of expert skincare.”

About The Author

Julie is the co-founder of Well Defined and a longtime influencer and advocate in the wellness world. Along with her work at Well Defined, she is an executive recruiter and marketing specialist for Hutchinson Consulting. She is also a consultant and content strategist for numerous wellness brands. She is the former editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa and was named a 2019 Folio Top Woman in Media in the Industry Trailblazers category and a 2018 winner of ISPA’s Innovate Award. She is also a seasoned journalist, specializing in spa, travel, health, fitness, wellness, sustainability, and beauty. She has been published in Departures,, E! Online,, Insider’s Guide to Spas, Luxury Travel Advisor, Marin Magazine, Ocean Home, Smart Meetings, Spa Asia, and Travel Agent.