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Float On

4530 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215
503-384-2620
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Ranked #37 of 134 Activities in Portland
Type: Other, Wellness & Spas
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Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Each time I visit Float On, it's better than the last time... the benefits of floating increase with every visit. I love the peacefulness of this place and the helpful welcoming staff. The facilities are very clean and the provided amenities in the shower - shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, body lotion - are very lovely and much appreciated.

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Portland, Oregon
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I'm a newbie to floating but I have tried it twice now, first time using a Groupon deal to feel out whether I would like it, and then a 2nd time at full price since then. The facility is great... it's kept clean, your float room is private with your own shower, a lock on the door, etc. Everyone is... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

First of all let me say that I am "King Skeptic". In fact, I did several hours of internet research just to prove to myself it wasn't worth my time. My research (mostly university studies) showed that there actually were real benefits to floating. Now, keep in mind... there will be people who will talk to you about the benefits... More

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Portland, OR
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164 reviews 164 reviews
47 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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
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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
3 helpful votes 3 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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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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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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Graham T, Owner at Float On, responded to this review

Sorry you had such a bad experience. We've made a lot of changed since you floated with us in Feb. 2013. We have completely redesigned our rooms around the tank. Our showers are different, our air supply system is different, our floors and walls are new. You wont recognize the room. Unfortunately the tank is still the same size though.... More

Vancouver, Washington
1 review
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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