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Kabuki Springs and Spa

1750 Geary Boulevard, Japantown, San Francisco, CA 94115
415 922 6000
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Ranked #131 of 307 Activities in San Francisco
Type: Spas
Description: Luxurious spa located in Japantown.
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Holladay, Utah
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I first went to Kabuki Springs last year as my husband and I prepared to head to Japan on our honeymoon. We returned this year and enjoyed another memorable massage (mine by Giovanni - highly recommend him) and a delightful serene evening in the baths. For anyone headed to Japantown and/or seeking an ofuro experience, I highly recommend Kabuki.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had a problem with the spa in the first instance where they had booked us and sent a confirming email the day before our spa date only to turn up and find that they were closed for cleaning. When we spoke to management that told us it was impossible we had that appointment booked, after showing them the email... More

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Saint Charles, Illinois
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I love big cities, but after a while, the crowds, concrete, busses, noise, jostle, and jive can wear on the nerves. Fortunately, San Francisco has a lovely place for a few hours of serenity: Kabuki Hot Springs. There are spa packages here offering massages, scrubs, and so on, but I like just the communal baths. No conversations, just peace and... More

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Woodchurch, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

A lovely friendly hotel in the Japantown area of San Francisco. It has a unique charm about it and is located in a vibrant area with many local shops and restaurants. Although it is not in the main tourist area of SF access to it is simple using the bus that stops right outside the hotel, by taxi, or even... More

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San Francisco, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I have visited Kabuki Springs and Spa many times; sometimes only the Spa, other times the Spa+massage (shiatsu). The place keeps a distinct Japanese-like feel peace and serenity despite not having been under Japanese management for many years now. Treatments are uniformly satisfactory but do vary between the various staff on hand. The place is clean, quiet, well maintained and... More

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Berkeley, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I had high expectations and was disappointed. I was expecting more of a Japanese bathhouse experience given the name of the spa and its location (i.e., in Japan Town). There were no robes available, so I had to make due with a flimsy sarong. Although I had requested a Shiatsu, I had nothing that could be compared to one. The... More

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Aguascalientes, Mexico
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81 reviews 81 reviews
4 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I only had 7 days in San Francisco and I spent one day at the Kabuki Spa, I wish I had spent the whole 7 days there. I got a Shiatsu massage which was the most professional I've ever had, I really felt (and I still do) different after it. The preparations prior to the massage impressed me in the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Tips: There are two parking structures. Be sure to park at the one where the spa is located at. The other is two blocks away. According to the spa, the parking rates is the "lowest" in the city. During weekdays - $ 4 an hour from 12-3, $ 2 an hour for semi off peak hours and $ 1 an... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I came to the spa on for a body polish and a massage. I must say I was very grateful that you were able to fit me in on a short notice, thank you. When I arrived I was given a sarong that ended up being very revealing while I watched everyone else walk around with a robe, I asked... More

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New York City, New York, USA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I attended women's day at the spa while visiting my friend in San Francisco. I had never had a spa experience and was a little apprehensive about knowing what to do. Immediately upon entering the spa, my nerves disappeared. The setting was clean and comfortable, with wonderful amenities; soap, shampoo, and conditioner in both sit down and stand up showers,... More

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