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Vada Spa

387 Sixth Ave., New York, NY, 10014
nr. Waverly Pl.
212-206-1572

Avg. Rating

8
Atmosphere: 9
Service: 8
"Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

71% would go back.

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HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

By james2e on 8/15/2013

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

Vada Spa is my new NY hideaway. If the week is kicking you in the butt, schedule yourself a few hours in heaven here and I swear you will forget everything from your crappy commute to your jerk of a boss. Get a massage, scrub, mani-pedi, the whole works! I have yet to try a service from Vada I didn’t love! (OK, the laser treatments scare me, but if I was ever going to get laser treatment Vada Spa is the spot I’d let beam me up!)

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10 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

5 Stars,,,

By anas.taifun on 8/10/2013

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

OK, yes, behind the curtain of online anonymity, I admit it: I am a straight man who loves going to the salon/spa! And Vada Spa is my new go-to for all my beloved “non-manly” things. They do great massages, and they offer lots of specialized treatments aimed at men. You would never know that I am naturally somewhere between bear and wooly mammoth when it comes to body hair, because the specialists at Vada Spa wax that carpet right off me every few weeks! And it’s less painful (read “less agonizing”) than at a lot of other spots I’ve tried out over the years. Man up, men, and admit you love this stuff, then try Vada Spa. Best spot a hairy New Yorker can go.

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9 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

Best service,,

By Daniel32 on 8/9/2013

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

Best manicure I have gotten in so long! There are so many places to get a manicure New York can be almost overwhelming: do you keep trying new places? Stick with any salon that’s good enough? No! Just go to Vada Spa and get a great manicure and pedicure and that’s that. Great prices, great services, nice people.

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7 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

Bleh

By Namaste225 on 6/7/2012

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

This was the grimmest place I ever got a pedicure. Lots of brown tile, brown paint, brown benches and everything worn, worn, worn. Front desk employees completely perfunctory. I was told I'd be taken immediately; an assistant took me to a chair and I sat there with my feet soaking, given no clue as to when someone would come to do my pedicure. Once I was done, I was shoved into a cramped dryer space and ignored for the balance of my visit. Had to scout around for a trashcan to dump my paper slippers, etc., before I left. As I checked out, a lone manicurist lay with her head on folded arms on top of her table. Check out the other, livelier brighter places within a block or two south.

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20 out of 39 people found this review helpful.

No complains

By lisapamperini on 9/15/2011

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

tylerette's review makes me laugh. Was she there to receive a massage or to give one? I had a great massage there. My masseuse's name was Victoria. I had a groupon, but I would come back there for the full price anytime.

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19 out of 42 people found this review helpful.

Nice place

By jenden11 on 3/5/2011

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

I came here before for a facial and had a pretty good experience. Samantha was very knowledgeable and gave me some very good advice with my combination skin. I recently went again with a Travelzoo deal and got their Vada Earth and Sea facial. Again I have absolutely no complaints plus the deal was awesome. Recently I decided to try their laser with Alla and after the first session my legs have no signs of hair and it has been 3 weeks since the laser. I totally love this place and tell all my friends.

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20 out of 34 people found this review helpful.

Don't Get Massages Here

By tylerette on 3/16/2010

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

I gave Vada three tries before giving up on their massages. The rooms are cramped, the bed is positioned strangely, and when I asked the masseuse to dim the lights, she said that she couldn't. Not sure what was going on there. I think the workers are really great and attentive and perform well, given what they have to work with - it's not the fault of the staff that I'm giving a poor rating - it's the facilities themselves.

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38 out of 71 people found this review helpful.

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