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Float On

4530 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215
503-384-2620
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Ranked #28 of 116 activities in Portland
Type: Other
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Portland, OR
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111 reviews 111 reviews
28 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I heard about floating from a friend so I decided to give it a try. Although I didn't get all the benefits that are touted, I know some of that was from "First Timer's Jitters." I will definitely be going back to see what a second float is like now that I know better what to expect. A couple of... More

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salem, oregon
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17 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

If you've never tried a saltwater float, what are you waiting for? Float on is nothing fancy on the outside, but absolutely amazing when you get into your private room. Two new rooms (1&2, I think) were wonderful. The tubs were big and the showers very nice. I was nervous about being claustrophobic but my worries were for nothing. You... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

If you have never tried floating before you should. Portland is quickly becoming the mecca for floating, at Float on, you have your choice between different tanks... whatever floats your boat... literally You get 90 minutes to just relax, the salt water floats your entire body so all those muscles you are using constantly throughout the day to defy gravity,... More

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Snellville, Georgia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
38 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We'd never heard of floating before and after reading up, knew that we'd have to give this a shot. The folks there are super nice, very laid back. It was relaxing, to say the least, and we'd have done it again if we were there longer. Book the late nights for a chance of staying in longer. I did the... More

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Idaho
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Float On was one of the main reasons my daughter & I went to Portland and we weren't disappointed. We booked the Ocean Room tanks which are large and not as claustrophobic as I imagine the regular tanks to be. I wasn't sure what to expect, but once I started floating and turned off my racing thoughts, it was very... More

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Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

All around BAD experience. I'm deep into meditation being a full time martial arts instructor, however my experience with float on was anything but relaxing or meditative. Inside the tank is hard to breathe, the tank was so small I kept hitting the hard interior walls, and the room the tank is in looks like a dirty bath house. So... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

I have fibromyalgia and for the first time since I can remember all of my muscles were relaxed. I cannot explain how wonderfully serene the whole experience was. The best part is that it lasted for a couple days after the float. The guys that work at Float On are awesome, the tanks are wonderful. I highly recommend this to... More

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

My son who attends PSU regularly goes to relax. He had our family try it. The experience is worth it. Talk to the staff. They are characters.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

This was as great as the reviews I've read. I had never heard of floating before and when I came across it in the Things To Do in Portland section, it sounded worth a try. It was! While it did take some getting used to, I got the hang of it and was about as relaxed as I am after... More

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Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012 via mobile

We thought this sounded really interesting so we gave it a try. It was very relaxing and the staff very helpful. I wish we had a place like this closer to home!

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