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Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat (Beijing Forbidden City) - CLOSED

No. 60 Donghuamen Avenue,Dong Cheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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A little rest after a busy turist day!

Nice place. Clean and professional. They try to find you place also without reservation. Ten... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2014
Elisa B
via mobile
relaxing massage, honest staff

My husband and I had extravagant hot oil massages and were very happy with the experience. We... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2014
Julia D
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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Dragonfly is China's leading chain of contemporary urban retreats offering relaxing massage and beauty services to busy expatriates, weary travelers, and sophisticated local customers. Dragonfly retreats are oases of calm that feature fusion Asian decor, dim lighting, tranquil sounds, wonderful fragrances and a romantic ambience second to none.
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Apr 20, 2014
“A little rest after a busy turist day!”
Apr 10, 2014
“relaxing massage, honest staff”
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No. 60 Donghuamen Avenue,Dong Cheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Nice place. Clean and professional. They try to find you place also without reservation. Ten minutes walk from tienamen east subway. Absolutly try after a walk tour of the city!More

Thank Elisa B
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DragonflyRetreats, Owner at Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat (Beijing Forbidden City), responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2014

Thank you Elisa. We do think that Dragonfly is the best way to recover after a long walk around a city. I couldn't help but wish that we had a location in London when I went walking through that busy city in February. Best Regards,...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2014

My husband and I had extravagant hot oil massages and were very happy with the experience. We easily made reservations and found the location, the staff spoke English well, and the facilities were clean and comfortable. The 1.5 hour massage came with an additional 30...More

Thank Julia D
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DragonflyRetreats, Owner at Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat (Beijing Forbidden City), responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2014

Dear friend, Thank you very much for sharing this tip about the sincere honesty of our receptionist staff. Frankly speaking we have never really thought much about the fact that our staff our honest - we just take this for granted as we have a...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2014

The wide spread area amazes you how it was managed when it was alive.. the artifacts are still in very good condition.. My trip was ruined due to rain hence could not make the most of it. However this place is a must go for...More

Thank geet219
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DragonflyRetreats, Owner at Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat (Beijing Forbidden City), responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2014

Hi - this review is not a review of our shop called "Dragonfly @ Forbidden City" -- it is a review of the historical site called "The Forbidden City". Can you please attach the review to tourist site?

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Reviewed 26 November 2013

I had a wonderful "Chinese" massage (an hour in length) for $35 US. It was excellent with a very knowledgeable masseuse who spoke English. I highly recommend them. It was clean and they were generally concerned about a quality experienceMore

Thank Barb R
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DragonflyRetreats, Owner at Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat (Beijing Forbidden City), responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2013

Thank you Barb. We are happy that you enjoyed your experience. Maintaining world class hygiene is one of the reasons that Dragonfly became such a hit early on in China. We continue to make this a hallmark of our brand - to make it a...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2013

Visited Dragonfly for a 1.5 hour massage after a long day on the wall We opted for the 1,5 and free 30 minute foot massage. Massage was average but make sure the room an masseurs are ready when you walk in as the time starts...More

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DragonflyRetreats, Owner at Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat (Beijing Forbidden City), responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2013

Thank you Francois for your feedback. It is a pity that I could not connect with you to get more details about when you visited the shop because this is definitely not our Dragonfly policy. We pride ourselves on giving our customers the full 60/90/120...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2013 via mobile

Even though you basically get the same thing whether you order Chinese traditional or Japanese massage, it is simply the best massage ever...anywhere..Strongly recommend it!More

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DragonflyRetreats, Owner at Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat (Beijing Forbidden City), responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2013

Thank you FKislik for your praise. Nothing could make us more humbled than to hear you say our massage is the best - ever. We definitely try our best and hope you offer you a similar experience each time. shile both our Chinese tuina massage...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2013

The "top to toe" is, by fa,r the best massage I've ever had. After 3 weeks of sightseeing in China I was in desperate need of a massage and I couldn't have asked for more! Really friendly staff, super comfy rooms and tremendous service. I...More

Thank Kelly G
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DragonflyRetreats, Owner at Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat (Beijing Forbidden City), responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2013

Dear Kelly, I couldn't agree with you more and of course wish you had found us earlier, but thankfully you found us before you left. Top to Toe is my personal favourite - and that of so many of our customers - especially people who...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2013 via mobile

Very good spa, with clean facilities, good personel (they do communicate in english), and a penny worthy massage. A must visit after days walking thru turistics spots in Beijing.More

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DragonflyRetreats, Owner at Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat (Beijing Forbidden City), responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2013

Dear Gpiccin, Thank you for your compliments. You have just highlighted what we try our very best to provide each customer: English speaking staff to help you make your appointment, an attractive ambience and clean interior – and a great massage. Please come back and visit...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2013

After a long & exciting day at the Forbidden City, I treated myself with a very good Chinese Massage in the powerful hands of Diana. Having studied Tui Na, I know she is very skilled, but I only regret that she could hardly speak any...More

Thank Jean-Guy D
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DragonflyRetreats, Owner at Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat (Beijing Forbidden City), responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2013

Dear Jean-Guy, I am sorry that you could not easily communicate with Diana your therapist but the truth is that we focus our staff training on the consistent delivery of our treatments -and not on conversational skills. We do teach some basic English needed for...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2013

I chose to go here after reading good reviews of it. I paid 188 yuans for the oriental foot message that included shoulder, neck and head massage. After 10minutes into the massage I had to interrupt to clarify this as there was a misunderstanding.Called for...More

Thank suzlon82
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DragonflyRetreats, Owner at Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat (Beijing Forbidden City), responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2013

Sear Suzion, We are sorry if there was any misunderstanding about what is included in this treatment. We have now updated our service menu to clarify that in a 60 minutes Oriental Foot Massage we include a head and shoulder massage and in the 90...More

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