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Graceful Services

1095 Second Ave., 2nd fl, New York, NY, 10022
nr. 58th St.
212-593-9904

Avg. Rating

8
Service: 8
"Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

64% would go back.

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Not for the faint at heart...

By hungryjacq on 9/8/2003

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

Graceful Services isn't precisely "graceful." You get a great massage for a relatively low price, given the Manhattan location. When you go to the spa, you begin to understand why the prices are so low. I had a hard time finding the place because I wasn't expecting a hole-in-the-wall walk up next to a bodega. The massages are given in a corral-style area. Curtains are the only separation between you and the other clients. You can hear everything that goes on in all the other stalls so it isn't a serene environment. I was distracted by all the noises coming from other stalls, the waiting room, and the back area where they provide other services. Having said that, if all you want is a rubdown and you are unconcerned with relaxing your mind/spirit along with your body, then this is the place for you. And don't be unnerved by the pounding noises you hear coming from the other stalls...they sound more painful than they really are!

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409 out of 848 people found this review helpful.

If you DON'T care about your spa experience, go here

By jcusimano on 7/1/2003

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 2
  • No, I would not go back!

I was surprised to experience Graceful after reading great reviews on NYmetro. The atmosphere was shocking- the non-private service areas are separated by curtains that kept flying open, and my therpist had no coverage on me whatsoever. I was in the buff, and therpists other than my own would walk in and out, letting the curtain fly open for other customers to see!! I felt disgusting and was very disappointed. I had bad back pain or I would have walked out. The service itself was fine, but the atmopshere was too much to handle.

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406 out of 815 people found this review helpful.

MY FAVORITE PLACE IN NYC

By sjkovac on 3/17/2003

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Graceful services is my favorite place in New York City...so relaxing and the most amazing massages ever. Once you go here, you will never ever want to go anywhere else.

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447 out of 889 people found this review helpful.

The Best Massage

By shmily1435 on 3/14/2003

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I have been to many of NY Mags reccomendations from expensive to bargains -- but I thought this was one of the best massages I have ever recieved.

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410 out of 843 people found this review helpful.

Orientally Graceful

By mike on 3/12/2003

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I have lived in Japan and China for the best part of the last ten years. Massage is a way of life there. Graceful Services captures the strength of Qi Gong and Shi Atsu with the gentleness and manners of China and Japan. Whenever I am in New York, a stop at Graceful services is a MUST!

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378 out of 821 people found this review helpful.

Overall

By cmazal on 3/12/2003

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I love this place ! Service is impeccable,location is perfect, prices are reasonable and the staff is the best. I have travelled the world over and Graceful Services stands up to the best. I would strongly recommend it to anyone who needs some relaxation at an affordable price. No gimmicks, no wasted time. Just plain good old service. Keep it up ! Carlos Mazal

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383 out of 854 people found this review helpful.

Service

By elgrone on 3/12/2003

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Service is one of the best I have experienced. The prices are a bargain for what you get. I enjoy its professional, peaceful and positive atmosphere. Extremely conducive for relaxation. Staff is the best and location is perfect. What else ?? Stay the course. Daniel Casella

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314 out of 630 people found this review helpful.

What a Feeling!

By eastsider on 3/11/2003

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

What great massages! Graceful Service's Qi Gong massage techniques wipe away those aches and pains. And they truly do relieve stress. This salon really is a rare find in a bustling city. It is an oasis of calm and serenity.

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273 out of 560 people found this review helpful.

Excellent deal

By tokioleo on 2/28/2003

  • Overall Rating: 7
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 7
  • Yes, I would go back!

Went there by reading all good reviews, was not sure if I could bring that big expectation with me, but sure enough, their quality was great, very satisfied with their "graceful services"!

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