10.28.2019
Spa undergoes remodeling just a year after significant renovations to its sister property, The Gideon Putnam
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Roosevelt Baths & Spa, the historic spa in Saratoga Spa State Park, recently completed renovations to every treatment room and added new massage therapy options, enhancing the already unique experience.
 
Spa guests have been enjoying the updated treatment rooms, relaxation room, hallways and spa offerings. The upgrades complement the major renovations that Delaware North completed at The Gideon Putnam, also located in Saratoga Spa State Park, in 2018. Delaware North operates both properties on behalf of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
 
Renovations to Roosevelt Baths & Spa include:
 
  • Treatment Rooms: All 42 treatment rooms have been furnished with new furniture, black-out curtains and cork-backed flooring. The historic mineral bathtubs have been fitted with new acrylic shells that protect the historic nature of the cast iron tubs from the 1930s, while upgrading the spa experience.
  • Relaxation Room: All new lounge furniture (eight chaise lounges, six oversized chairs, three café-style seating arrangements) provides spa guests and hotel guests a serene relaxation space. A fresh coat of paint and waterproof/antimicrobial cork-backed flooring completes the area.
  • New Treatments: Most known for its mineral baths, the spa has added several new massage therapy offerings to its services menu, including a Himalayan Salt Stone Massage, Heated Bamboo Massage, Focused Tension Massage and Good Karma Aromatherapy Massage.
  • Transportation: A new golf cart is available to transport guests to and from The Gideon Putnam Hotel and Roosevelt Baths & Spa. This allows guests to have a seamless, relaxing experience. A complimentary shuttle is also available during racing season to local destinations free of charge.
 
“Roosevelt Baths & Spa was designed to promote healing and relaxation, and these new upgrades continue to enhance that experience for our guests,” said Jared Taisey, spa director at Roosevelt Baths & Spa. “At the same time, we’ve stayed true to the authentic, historic nature of the property.”
 
The renovations come just in time for fall travel to the historic city of Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The state park offers a stunning venue for leaf peeping, plus travelers can explore the Saratoga Wine & Food Festival, indoor farmers markets, Saratoga Restaurant Week, and the Saratoga Wine & Chocolate Festival, along with year-round attractions like the National Museum of Dance, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, shopping on Broadway and more.
 
Visitors to Saratoga Springs can experience all that the city has to offer, while staying at The Gideon Putnam, also located in Saratoga Spa State Park. The historic boutique hotel opened in 1935 for visitors to benefit from the healing qualities of the Roosevelt Baths & Spa. Since 2008, Delaware North has spent millions of dollars renovating all guest rooms, guest room corridors, the lobby, Putnam’s Restaurant, meeting spaces, and the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system.
 
About Roosevelt Baths & Spa
Roosevelt Baths & Spa is a historic spa in Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Established in 1935 thanks to President Franklin Roosevelt’s visionary act to preserve the natural springs, Roosevelt Baths & Spa has drawn guests to its legendary baths for the region’s famed natural mineral spring waters. With 42 treatment rooms, the spa offers its signature mineral baths, massage, facials, scrubs and body wraps, and has a full-service salon. Spa guests and guests of the nearby Gideon Putnam enjoy complimentary use of the spa’s relaxation room, steam room and locker room facilities.
 
About The Gideon Putnam
The Gideon Putnam is a National Historic Landmark hotel in Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The 124-room hotel, also listed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s guide to Historic Hotels of America, houses Putnam’s, a full-service restaurant and bar, as well as a gift shop and fitness center. It is a short walk from the historic Roosevelt Baths & Spa, which since opening in 1935 has drawn guests to its legendary baths for the region’s famed natural mineral spring waters. The Gideon Putnam also offers 12,000 square feet of meeting and event space, a business center, and Wi-Fi access throughout the property. Guests enjoy complimentary shuttle services to take in the excitement of horse racing at the nearby thoroughbred and harness race tracks or visit historic downtown Saratoga Springs, only five minutes from the resort. The State Park offers golf, museums, outdoor pools, miles of woodsy path for hiking and biking and world-class entertainment at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. For more information visit www.GideonPutnam.com.
 
About Delaware North
Delaware North is a global hospitality and entertainment company founded in 1915 and owned by the Jacobs family for more than 100 years. Delaware North operates at high-profile places such as sports and entertainment venues, national and state parks, cultural landmarks, destination resorts and restaurants, airports, and regional casinos. Our 55,000 employee associates are dedicated to delighting guests by creating the world’s best experiences today while reimagining tomorrow. Delaware North serves more than a half-billion guests each year in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurant and catering, lodging, gaming, and specialty retail industries and has annual revenue of over $3 billion. Learn more about Delaware North at www.DelawareNorth.com.
 
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