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Address: 4530 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215
Phone Number: 503-384-2620
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Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 am

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Very cool experience.

While in PDX I wanted to try something weird. This was it. First time floater and I have to echo the comments of others that Float on makes you feel welcome and are patient in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Bainbridge Island WA
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Bainbridge Island WA
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181 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While in PDX I wanted to try something weird. This was it. First time floater and I have to echo the comments of others that Float on makes you feel welcome and are patient in explaining how it works. By now you've done some research so I'll skip ahead to my impressions. The place is clean and not skeevy in... More 

Thank Kat&John
Danbury, Connecticut
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35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Have been waiting to do this for a while and when I found this in Portland, I figured, it's about time. Such a cool experience. The staff are sweethearts and very helpful. They understand this is mostly new to everyone and answered all my silly questions. Clean and private room with the chamber, shower included. Wonderful tantric music plays when... More 

Thank Joe V
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Upon arriving in Portland I had not yet heard about floating. But soon I was so curious that my boyfriend and I booked 2am slots at Float On. I spent my time in a room with a hot tub and he had a room with a pod. We both had different but great experiences. The facility is clean, the staff... More 

Thank HeyItsCoogot
Cayucos, California, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I really enjoyed this experience. The only drawback is that the air felt a bit stale to this fresh air junky. Clean, clear instructions and friendly employees. Michael allowed me to trade my scheduled appointment with his due to my changed schedule. I slept great that night. Don't do too much moving around in the pool like I did. I... More 

Thank DaniNicholson
Cape Town
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69 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

A float is basically 90 minutes in the dark, with soothing music in a salt warm bath. The time went VERY quickly and felt reenergised and 'clean' by the end. Check out groupon etc for deals.

Thank CapeTownRunner
Kerhonkson, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

had my first ever float in a float room--not a pod. it was fabulous!! 90 minutes sounds like a long time but trust me it goes by really fast. there was some unexpected construction and the staff was very professional in dealing with the unexpected situation. Float on was very warm and welcoming. next time I'm in Portland will float... More 

1 Thank Robin1614
Portland, Oregon
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94 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was a real birthday treat to return to the womb and let all of my concerns float away. At first, I was a little nervous about whether I would truly float, but then all of the sensory deprivation took over and I simply felt my breath and heartbeat. I really need to make another appointment.

Thank Kimberley42
Portland, Oregon
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258 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

they sponsor an international float conference so really keep up on the latest in water cleanliness and customer service. Ethical, kind and wonderful owners Ashcan and Graham are two of the most wonderful humans you could ever meet and their business reflects that caring feeling.

1 Thank LaurettaYoung
Steuben ME
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Six float tanks accompanied by a friendly and inviting staff make it a great place to try floating for the first time. If you have already floated, you have likely heard about this place. They are the forefront of all things floating.

Thank Travellin_Tech
Newport, Oregon
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I was a novice and this place was perfect for introducing me to the float experience. I found it very clean and user friendly, easy to schedule on-line, etc. Nice towels and robes, good showers. They have 3 different types of tanks, so lots to explore. If you haven't gone there before, ask them to turn on the music for... More 

2 Thank Rose J

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