New York Magazine

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Home > Fashion > Beauty > 119 Smith Street Spa

119 Smith Street Spa

119 Smith St., Brooklyn, NY 11201 40.687732 -73.989722
nr. Pacific St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-643-0087 Send to Phone

  • Reader Rating:

    10 out of 10


    1 Reviews | Write a Review

  • Type: Spa, Nail Salon
  • Services: Manicure/Pedicure, Massage: Basic, Skincare & Facials, Waxing

Share this listing

Official Website


Mon and Wed-Sat, 10am-8pm; Sun, 11am-6pm; Tue, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

F, G at Bergen St.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa


With a little assistance from artist friends who helped design and decorate her space, Polish-born aesthetician Marzena Brzezinska opened one of Cobble Hill’s first full-service spas in late 2004, just two years shy of her 30th birthday. The resulting street-level spot, which features shelves filled with skin-care products, neatly rolled towels, and natural-fiber baskets might remind you of a Hamptons pal’s well-organized guest bathroom. But don’t let the homey vibe fool you: The staff’s knack for near-painless extractions and irritation-free facials is what has gained the boutique business its loyal following of Brooklyn-based customers and dedicated clients from across the river. Though skin care is 119’s claim to neighborhood fame, those looking to extend their hour of indulgence can opt for a body scrub or massage in one of three whisper-quiet treatments rooms, then finish up with a sole-reviving pedicure in the sunlit front area. Lest you lose your just-exfoliated glow between sessions (or if you simply need a gift for your Bridgehampton hostess), the spa can also stock you with essentials from Dermalogica and G.M. Collin.