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Elements Spa

84 Nanchang rd. near Yandang rd., Shanghai, China
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Ranked #40 of 111 activities in Shanghai
Type: Spas
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Beijing, China
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

I had just come back from my trip and my whole body was aching from too much street partying and what I needed was a relaxing massage. A lot of friends have been talking about Elements Spa so I decided to try it out. I wasn't disappointed... I had the oil massage and had the most relaxing experience.. the whole... More

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Austin, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

This spa was introduced to us by our hotel concierge, Morgan at Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden hotel and it came highly recommended. My husband and I went there for 3 out of the 4 days we were there. We enjoyed the massages. We tried the Traditional Chinese massage, Japanese Shiatsu massage and Oriental foot massage and also the Elements Massage.... More

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Bloomfield, CT
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

I booked a manicure and pedicure at this spa and was quite pleased at the cleanliness of the facility, friendliness of the staff and little extras/attention to detail in the facility. I would recommend this spa to anyone who needs a break during the work day or just looking to find a new "home-base" spa.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

Living in Shanghai, my wife and I have been to many spas, but from the moment one walks into Elements, he/she is treated with VIP care by the front-desk staff - who have excellent English, by the way. The building has a French Concession villa charm to add to the experience. We both took the hot-stone oil massage. Really nice,... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

Elements has great ambiance and this along with the competent professional massages is what sets it apart from the many much cheaper options available. Having said that it's not exorbitant and if you are in town long enough to benefit from the purchase of their discount card it becomes quite reasonable for a good quality spa experience

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thornhill, ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

did the travellers special - 1 hour massage and 1 hour foot massage. awesome. the hour massage is not "theraputic deep tissue" but oh so relaxing. surprisingly it was the foot massage that almost put me to sleep. clean, relaxing and well worth the $. much cheaper than the spas at the hotel and just as good.

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hong kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

i have heard good things about elements spa and decided to try it out myself during my trip to shanghai. i opted for the traditional acupressure massage from master zhu due to my recent sports injury. i was impressed by master zhu's superb acupressure skill for a whole body treatment. but i was more amazed that i largely recovered from... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2011

i stopped by shanghai to visit friends on my business trip to Hong Kong. My friends took me to the spa they usually go to for everything (ie. nails, waxing, facial, massages etc.) to ease my jet lag. we were greeted by the friendly staff and pleasant lemon grass scent at the reception area. I chose to have a 90... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

I love the chines massage. Three of us went and two of us have had many many traditional chinese massages in China and Singapore and other places. These girls did not know how to do it. I felt it was closer to a swedish massage. I asked three times for her to go harder but she could not do it.... More

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Elementspa S, General Manager at Elements Spa, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear about your experience. At Elements Spa, we strive to ensure that each of our guests leave with a positive experience and a relaxing feel. Our masseuse go through a rigorous training program and are only allowed to serve customers after a series of exams by our training master. We will investigate this case and... More

Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

This spa is highly recommended especially when you are in the french concession area. It was a real find when my husband and I walked by it after our stroll looking at shops along Nanchang road. The staff are very nice and well trained, speaks english and have magical hands that made our soreness disappear. We were totally revived after... More

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