Imperial Spa

★★★★☆
  • 1875 Geary Blvd

    San Francisco, CA 94115

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  • 415-771-1114

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Mon-Sun: 8am-10pm

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You can be in your "own" zone at this spa. It is quiet and wonderfully designed to soak, meditate, relax & rejuvenate......I loved it

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You can be in your "own" zone at this spa. It is quiet and wonderfully designed to soak, meditate, relax & rejuvenate......I loved it

Pros: Small but clean & calming

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If you're looking for a relaxing, calming, soothing, spa experience, this one isn't for you. If you're looking to have every part of your body intensely exfoliated, then hydrated, this may be the place. It feels a bit like you're a Chevy at the local car wash as Korean women in bikinis motion for you to lay (stark naked) on a massage table lined with plastic. Buckets and buckets of warm water are poured on you before the exfoliation begins. Every cell of dry skin is removed unceremoniously, with great vigor, before many more buckets are applied for rinsing. At one point, sitting up as a warm white liquid was poured over my head, I asked, "what's this?" "Milk," my practitioner replied, "want to drink?" The results are amazing. One feels as light and fresh as one might feel. I went, my first time, with a friend. She's gone back again and again saying, "this is my new favorite thing." I'll be going again soon.

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★★★★☆

If you're looking for a relaxing, calming, soothing, spa experience, this one isn't for you. If you're looking to have every part of your body intensely exfoliated, then hydrated, this may be the place. It feels a bit like you're a Chevy at the local car wash as Korean women in bikinis motion for you to lay (stark naked) on a massage table lined with plastic. Buckets and buckets of warm water are poured on you before the exfoliation begins. Every cell of dry skin is removed unceremoniously, with great vigor, before many more buckets are applied for rinsing. At one point, sitting up as a warm white liquid was poured over my head, I asked, "what's this?" "Milk," my practitioner replied, "want to drink?" The results are amazing. One feels as light and fresh as one might feel. I went, my first time, with a friend. She's gone back again and again saying, "this is my new favorite thing." I'll be going again soon.

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Kabuki Springs is an SF institution and is a very nice place, but it can also be too crowded sometimes. Imperial Spa in my opinion is a great alterantive. It is a Korean style spa, which means it had a hot pool with a separate cold plunge pool, a steam room with herbs, a sauna and shower areas (also has the sitting-down bathing area you find in Asian spas), and wheelchair accessible areas. The men's area is separate from the women's section. It's very quiet, nice skylight and virtually nobody else when I was there. I'll definitely go back because it's so rare to find such a clean, non-crowded area in SF these days. They also have acupuncture and massage services but I haven't tried them yet.

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Kabuki Springs is an SF institution and is a very nice place, but it can also be too crowded sometimes. Imperial Spa in my opinion is a great alterantive. It is a Korean style spa, which means it had a hot pool with a separate cold plunge pool, a steam room with herbs, a sauna and shower areas (also has the sitting-down bathing area you find in Asian spas), and wheelchair accessible areas. The men's area is separate from the women's section. It's very quiet, nice skylight and virtually nobody else when I was there. I'll definitely go back because it's so rare to find such a clean, non-crowded area in SF these days. They also have acupuncture and massage services but I haven't tried them yet.

Pros: No crowds, nice skylight, separate men's and women's section means it's open all the time

Cons: Less space vs. kabuki

 

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