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The massage was the best

The massage is so good! They are famous for shiatsu which is walking on your body! When your back... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2016
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One of a DIVINE kind: head and shoulders above EVERY other spa in 5 continents (over 100 in 30 years).

For close to 30 years this place has been my go-to spot for all thins comfort: mind, body and... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2015
Kristen S
Southport CT
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“Verbally abused!!”
Dec 17, 2016
“The massage was the best”
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7 W. 46th St., between Fifth and Sixth Aves., New York City, NY
+1 212-575-1303
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

My Husband and I recently got a $40 massage. Everyone was nice and I somewhat enjoyed my massage. When we were leaving we walked through reception and there were 5 staff members waiting to harrass us for a tip. They said we needed to give...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

The massage is so good! They are famous for shiatsu which is walking on your body! When your back is tight this is what you need to get! Also they do lots of work on your shoulder I had lots of knot and it hurt...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We tried it because they were advertising how good they are and they offer a sale for new customers. We are used to deep tissue massage but never expected to be walked on your back instead. They used their feet to step on your back...More

Thank Helen N
Reviewed 30 September 2015

For close to 30 years this place has been my go-to spot for all thins comfort: mind, body and spirit... I started at the original 56th street location after having been tripped off by my ballerina friends at the joffrey and never looked back. The...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2014

I have been coming to this spa for years, they used to have another location on 56th street as well but it has since closed. the facility is coed as far as the steam room and saunas go. dressing rooms are separated by gender. you...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 13 February 2007

Living in Manhattan 30 years and a habitue of both Osaka locations, I prefer West 56th. Both venues provide two hours of escape - starting with steam bath, hot/cold plunge then sauna. in private, you choose the level of intensity (signal with verbal objection/body tension)...More

Thank parvenue
Reviewed 7 July 2006

My wife and I came across this spa just by perusing the streets of Midtown NYC. The place was very authentic, quiet and relaxing. The four workers were all Asian and the two younger ones spoke perfect English. The older man spoke good English. I'd...More

Thank ericpollitt
Reviewed 23 January 2006

I was just at Osaka 46. I will NOT be returning. The treatment I received was neither Acu-pressure, nor Shiatsu, both of which I am familiar with. I walked in with a stiffness and pain in my neck. I walked out with that, as well...More

1  Thank Scotttocs
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New York, NY
Reviewed 17 May 2004

This place- while authentic and with a fine massage- is the most crooked joint in manhattan. We signed up for a 1hr shiatsu massage, which only lasted 20 minutes. The staff lied to our faces and spoke english only when it benefitted them [like demanding...More

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brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 26 August 2003

The most amazing, talented, thorough massage ever made. There are 3 levels of massage - swedish/hot oil (for beginners), swedish/shiatsu combination (medium), and shiatsu/accupressure (for the experts...). Amazing. you will walk out of there feeling like butter.... And they have beautiful facilities (both locations) -...More

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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