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Onsen Ma

L 1 12-18 Meyers Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 8777
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Not what I expected from a traditional Japanese Onsen

Having lived in Japan for six months and receiving a gift voucher from my brother for my birthday I... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
edward R
Perfection

I came for a private bath and one hour massage. Honestly the best massage I’ve ever had. Soaking... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
ExperiencedOz
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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L 1 12-18 Meyers Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Having lived in Japan for six months and receiving a gift voucher from my brother for my birthday I was excited to experience a little taste of Japan here in the heart of Melbourne. The reception staff were extremely polite and courteous and made me...More

14  Thank edward R
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

I came for a private bath and one hour massage. Honestly the best massage I’ve ever had. Soaking alone was great but will try the public bath next.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience visiting this place. A friend and I had the private bath and massage. Masa, my therapist, was incredible. I got a full body massage and he then worked on a few pain points around my back. Overall, a totally relaxing and amazing experience!

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

It's a bit on the pricey side but it was very relaxing. The staff at Onsen Ma are courteous and lovely. Located down a lane and heading up some stairs, upon entry alternate footwear is supplied so you can enter the bathing spaces (as you...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

I got given a voucher for my birthday for a bath and massage. I really did not know what to expect, it may seem a bit intimidating to be naked around strangers but you quickly get over it. Very clean and organised, great staff, the...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Visited here around lunch time on a weekday so it was very quiet which was great. Although I have never been to Japan, it felt like an authentic Japanese experience of a bath house. It is in an old warehouse so it is a bit...More

1  Thank Stace K
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My husband took me here for a couples spa and massage. Hidden down one of Melbournes many laneways the entry is understated. Don’t let appearances set your expectations! The bathing pool was hot and clean. The sauna amazing. Massage and staff professional. We will be...More

Thank Shaan B
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I have been here a number of times. I've only been to the public pools which have a max of 6ppl at any given point of time. The bathrooms are spacious. As they are public, the noise level is very much depends on the crowd...More

1  Thank malaussie
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

For those of you who enjoy Onsens in Japan, you can relive the experience in the heart of Melbourne. My husband and I have come here a couple of times now. Once for a shiatsu massage and private bath (for a weekend getaway in the...More

1  Thank Multimuffin
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Located in the heart of the city, hidden in a small lane. This is an oasis of calm & relaxation. Modelled on the Japanese style public bathhouse. you don't need to travel to the countryside Japan to soak in a large hot pool. (I'm not...More

Thank jetsetqueen54321
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corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Amy T
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You have a private changing area along with your private bath. Staff knock when your time is up.
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