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Dorit Baxter Day Spa

45-47 W. 57th St., 3rd fl., New York, NY, 10019
nr. Sixth Ave.
212-371-4542

Avg. Rating

9
Atmosphere: 9
Service: 9
"Highly Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

95% would go back.

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Great Body Scrub - Mediocre Facial

By truly_sweet on 5/29/2003

  • Overall Rating: 7
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 7
  • No, I would not go back!

I recently had a "package" which was a very good price at Dorit Baxter, however the facial was sub-par at best. The steamer water smelled funny and it looked as though it had not been properly cleaned. The body scrub and the women who gave the treatment were GREAT. A fragrant salt and oil mixture was used. Overall, I would probably not go back, as I really wanted a good facial and this was not it.

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148 out of 309 people found this review helpful.

Sweet and Sour

By maryboyer on 12/4/2003

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 8
  • No, I would not go back!

Facials: Strongly not recommended Massages: Wonderful but ask for a man. The place didn't give me a zen like feeling. I felt claustrophobic and unfresh. The spa employees were polite and friendly though.

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199 out of 432 people found this review helpful.

A great place to relax

By kooshie on 8/3/2004

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

thanks to you and your outstanding staff i had a wonderful relaxing time after a hard working week. it is good to know that a place like this exist in the middle of this great city.can't wait for my next time at your spa .thanks again.

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173 out of 389 people found this review helpful.

Great Facials!

By eksas on 10/21/2008

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

I go to Dorit Baxter for facials at least 3-4 times a year. Their service is very hospitable, and their products are TOP NOTCH - very effective to get nice skin, and are not irritating for sensitive skin, like mine. Every aestetician that I've ever had has been knowledgeable, kind, and gave a great facial. I really like that they will tell you what your skin type is and then recommend the best facial treatment to suit your skin. I really recommend it.

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34 out of 73 people found this review helpful.

Dorit Baxter Day Spa

By Gailb on 1/8/2009

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

This is a great place for spa deals in NYC. Also, it is ideally located.

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77 out of 158 people found this review helpful.

Consistently good after all these years....

By Madrina on 12/10/2009

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

I"ve been going to Dorit Baxter for over 15 years. I've visited spas all around the country and always seem to find my way back to my home spa right here in NYC. The facials are very good because they actually do extractions without all the bruising. The camphor mask helps reduce swelling and redness. The deep pore cleanser is a must.

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133 out of 261 people found this review helpful.

Wonderful day with my niece

By hyperactiveharriet on 4/25/2010

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

Spent half a day with my teenage niece there. We had facials, manicures, and pedicures. The facials were amazing. They catered to her teen skin needs and made her feel terrific. The pedicures are a bit pricey and I didn't love the experience of sitting on a couch while they where given... It wasn't comfortable for me.

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127 out of 280 people found this review helpful.

great morning start!

By SarahAnnW5675 on 10/13/2010

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Atmosphere: 8
  • Service: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

I came across Dorit Baxter yesterday when I was looking up SpaWeek and they were offering what I was looking for so I called them and was there an hour later getting my $50 facial! It was really nice, I mean except for the extractions that is NEVER nice haha! They were all really friendly and helpful and made you feel comfortable with slippers, ice lemon water, andyour own locker for the day! I will be going back to get the products she used on me, it made my skin feel great...expect another review on the products and/or my next treatment...body wrap or reflexology, only time will tell!!

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114 out of 213 people found this review helpful.

NYC Gem...

By LibragirlLES on 11/15/2011

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Atmosphere: 8
  • Service: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

I first went to Dorit Baxter 20 years ago when I was about 20 and am still going for facials and massages. In fact, I've gone to "bigger" spas and didn't find the service any better, but Dorit's prices are MUCH better! I take friends and family for special occassions and recommend it for days you want to treat yourself. They have great twitter daily deals, and gift certificates for the holidays. I feel the owners are happy to see me everytime I go, and I've even seen Dorit on the street once and she stopped to say hello..... It's considered the first "day spa" in NYC, and good to see they are still around. Their services are worth the great prices they are.

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62 out of 136 people found this review helpful.

Invigorating body wrap

By SarahAnnW5675 on 2/14/2013

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Atmosphere: 8
  • Service: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

I've always wanted to try a body wrap it went to Dorit for a September special and I loved it! I like that it's close and easy to get to with long hours

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50 out of 98 people found this review helpful.

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