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2020
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COVID-19 safety updates from The Spa At The Hotel Hershey

Our Promise To You

Healthy. Happy. Hershey.

That’s our promise to you. Across our destination, the health and safety of our guests, team members, and community members has been and will always be our top priority. Throughout your visit to The Spa At The Hotel Hershey, we want you to relax, rejuvenate, and recharge knowing that our objective is to keep you healthy and happy. 

Following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania Department of State, and the International Spa Association to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, our spa operations have expanded and enhanced our already rigorous cleaning, sanitation, and disinfection procedures above our already high standards. We have increased the number of hand sanitizer machines throughout the property and will ensure social distancing is maintained between guests and team members. We are proud to increase employee training to reinforce how our team can take better care of you - our guests - but also themselves. 

Please be advised that all guests over the age of two must wear face coverings during their visit. Guests will also undergo a touchless temperature screening when they check-in for their appointment(s). As this situation is ever-evolving, please visit this page often for updates to our safety enhancements and property amenities. 

We look forward to welcoming you back to our spa and delivering the premier guest experience you have come to expect from us. Thank you for putting your trust in us to keep you safe and relaxed while enjoying your time at The Spa At The Hotel Hershey. 


The following information is subject to change when additional guidance is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Pennsylvania Department of State.

New Health & Safety Enhancements

Preparing for your visit

We want you to enjoy all that The Spa At The Hotel Hershey has to offer knowing that our objective is to keep you healthy and happy and ask that you partner with us on simple steps before and during your visit. Here is how you can prepare for a relaxing and safe experience at The Spa At The Hotel Hershey:

Guest Experience

  • Reservations for all services are required. 

  • All guests over the age of two must wear face coverings during their visit. Guests will also undergo a touchless temperature screening when they check-in for their appointment(s).

  • To ensure social distancing:

    • Follow signage throughout the property to direct foot traffic. 

    • Partitions are in place at reception desks. 

    • Appointments will be scheduled to manage appropriate capacity.

  • Restrooms/Lockers

    • Guests are welcome to use clean and sanitized robes and slippers. 

    • All personal care amenities have been removed from the locker rooms. Guests are encouraged to bring their own. 

    • Lockers will be sanitized between each use.

  • Guests must complete Health History and new COVID-19 Health Screening forms. Guests are encouraged to complete these forms ahead of time and present them upon arrival.

  • If you are sick, experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 within 14 days of your scheduled spa treatment(s), please contact us and reschedule your service(s).

Treatments and Services

  • Facials, body scrubs, wet wraps, immersions, rain showers, and makeup services are not currently available.

  • Hot stone, couples, and Lomi-Lomi four-handed massages; and stone manicure and pedicure are not currently available.

Relaxation and Recreation

  • The outdoor pool complex, indoor pool, fitness center, and walking and hiking trails at The Hotel Hershey are open.

    • Spa guests with qualifying packages and/or three or more 50-minute services Monday-Thursday, as well as overnight guests of The Hotel Hershey, receive access to the outdoor pool complex. Chocolate Spa Club members, please consult your benefits portal for information. 

    • All guests of The Spa At The Hotel Hershey receive access to the indoor pool, fitness center, and walking and hiking trails at The Hotel Hershey.

Dining

  • The Oasis at The Spa At The Hotel Hershey is currently closed.

  • Refreshments including cocoa, tea, coffee, water, muffins, trail mix, and Hershey’s Chocolate are available upon request.

Employee Precautions

  • Team members have been thoroughly trained on the recommended precautionary steps from the CDC, Pennsylvania Department of Health, and Pennsylvania Department of State to inhibit the spread of germs.

  • All team members must wear face coverings and gloves where appropriate.

  • All team members will change into clean and sanitized uniforms upon arriving at the spa.

  • We have increased the number of hand sanitizer stations throughout the property.

  • All team members are given hourly breaks for proper handwashing, as well as after contact with guests.

  • Team members are required to complete a COVID-19 screening, including temperature checks, to identify the presence of symptoms and reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure. In addition, team members have been instructed and are regularly reminded to not report to work if they have COVID-19 symptoms or if they come into contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 or has a COVID-19 test pending result.

  • Where possible, workspaces have been redesigned to enforce social distancing.

COVID-19 Warning

We have enhanced health and safety measures for our guests and team members. Guests must follow all posted instructions while visiting The Spa At The Hotel Hershey.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public location where people are present; we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death and people who show no symptoms can spread COVID-19 if they are infected. According to the CDC, older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Visit the CDC website for the latest guidance.

By visiting The Spa At The Hotel Hershey you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Frequently Asked Questions

Your safety is our top priority

Our company has always maintained high cleaning, sanitization, and disinfection standards, which meet or exceed established industry guidelines. With that strong foundation, we have introduced new enhancements that adhere to recommendations from the CDC, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania Department of State, and International Spa Association.

Guest Experience

Are you open?

  • Yes. The Spa At The Hotel Hershey is open.

What should I expect when I check-in?

  • When guests check-in for their appointment(s), we will check their temperature with a contactless, infrared thermometer. Guests will also be asked to complete our new COVID-19 Health Screening form. Based on guidance from health authorities, if guests are displaying a temperature of 100.4° Fahrenheit or above or if they answer "yes" to either question on the COVID-19 Health Screening form, they will be asked to leave the property immediately and we will contact them to reschedule their appointment(s).

Do I need to wear a face covering?

  • Yes.

Do I need to have my temperature checked?

  • Yes. Guests will undergo a touchless temperature screening when they check-in for their appointment(s).

How are you keeping the spa clean and safe?

  • Across the spa, our company maintains high cleaning, sanitization, and disinfection standards, which meet or exceed established industry guidelines. Our teams rigorously clean public spaces several times daily.

  • We have increased the number of hand sanitizer stations available. 

  • All guests over the age of two must wear face coverings during their visit. Guests will also undergo a touchless temperature screening when they check-in for their appointment(s).

  • Social distancing is being implemented including limiting the number of guests permitted in public spaces. Seating in the relaxation lounges is spaced accordingly.

  • We use signs, floor markings, and other announcements to remind guests of physical distancing requirements.

  • We regularly remind guests and team members of health and hygiene and physical distancing requirements.

  • Team members are required to complete a COVID-19 screening, including temperature checks, to identify the presence of symptoms and reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure. In addition, team members have been instructed and are regularly reminded to not report to work if they have COVID-19 symptoms or if they come into contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 or has a COVID-19 test pending result.

Can I arrive when you open to relax all day at the spa?

  • No, guests will receive an arrival time in their confirmation email. We ask that all guests arrive at their assigned time.

Are the locker rooms open?

  • Yes, the locker rooms are open and available to guests and will be sanitized between each use.

Do you still have personal care amenities in the locker rooms?

  • No, not at this time. Guests are encouraged to bring their own.

Do you still have magazines in the relaxation lounges?

  • No, not at this time. Guests are encouraged to bring their own reading material.

Is retail available?

  • Yes, retail is available.

  • All product testers have been removed.

How are you keeping The Hotel Hershey safe and clean?

  • An overview of The Hotel Hershey’s safety enhancements can be found on The Hotel Hershey website.

Treatments and Services

Are all treatments and services offered?

  • Facials, body scrubs, wet wraps, immersions, rain showers, and makeup services are not currently available.

  • Hot stone, couples, and Lomi-Lomi four-handed massages; and stone manicure and pedicure are not currently available.

Are nail and hair salon services available?

  • Yes, nail and hair services are available, with the exception of stone manicure and pedicure services.

Do I need to wear a face covering during my treatment?

  • Yes. 

Relaxation and Recreation

Is the outdoor pool complex open at The Hotel Hershey?

  • The outdoor pool complex at The Hotel Hershey is open.

Can I visit the outdoor pool complex at The Hotel Hershey when I visit The Spa At The Hotel Hershey?

  • Spa guests with qualifying packages and/or three or more 50-minute services Monday-Thursday, as well as overnight guests of The Hotel Hershey, receive access to the outdoor pool complex. Chocolate Spa Club members, please consult your benefits portal for information. 

Are the indoor pool and fitness center open at The Hotel Hershey?

  • Yes, the indoor pool and fitness center at The Hotel Hershey are open with reduced capacity to allow for appropriate social distancing. 

  • All guests of The Spa At The Hotel Hershey receive access to the indoor pool, fitness center, and walking and hiking trails at The Hotel Hershey.

Are the saunas open at The Spa At The Hotel Hershey?

  • Not currently.

Are the steam rooms open at The Spa At The Hotel Hershey?

  • Yes, steam rooms are open at The Spa At The Hotel Hershey. Please adhere to social distancing guidelines and heed the direction from our team members by maintaining 6 feet of space from other guests outside of your travel party at all times.

Dining

Is The Oasis open at The Spa At The Hotel Hershey?

  • No, not at this time. We are looking at alternate culinary options for the future.

Do you have muffins and other refreshments available in the relaxation lounges?

  • Refreshments including cocoa, tea, coffee, water, muffins, trail mix, and Hershey’s Chocolate are available upon request.

Are there any other food options?

  • Various dining options are available at The Hotel Hershey. Please visit this page for more information. 

Employee Precautions

How are you keeping your team members safe?

  • Team members have been thoroughly trained on the recommended precautionary steps from the CDC, Pennsylvania Department of Health, and Pennsylvania Department of State to inhibit the spread of germs.

  • All team members must wear face coverings and gloves, where appropriate.

  • All team members will change into clean and sanitized uniforms upon arriving at the spa.

  • We have increased the number of hand sanitizer stations around the property.

  • All team members are given hourly breaks for proper handwashing, as well as after contact with guests.

  • Team members are required to complete a COVID-19 screening, including temperature checks, to identify the presence of symptoms and reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure. In addition, team members have been instructed and are regularly reminded to not report to work if they have COVID-19 symptoms or if they come into contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 or has a COVID-19 test pending result.

  • Where possible, workspaces have been redesigned to enforce social distancing.

Are you working with industry organizations to assist in the protection of team members and guests?

  • Our team is proud to collaborate with the International Spa Association on the impact of the virus and how our company can promote a safe environment for team members and guests.