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Burke Williams Spa

1358 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1371
+1 310-587-3366
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Horrible Spa and Terrible Customer Service

I paid $225 for a 80 minute deep tissue massage. The massage therapist told me he did his own... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Debbie L
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Santa Monica, CA, United States
Dena’s birthday

We went to celebrate our friend Dena’s birthday. This was my first time going to Burke Williams. It... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
dqueen1
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Los Angeles, California
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1358 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1371
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I paid $225 for a 80 minute deep tissue massage. The massage therapist told me he did his own version of deep tissue which was worse than a Swedish Massage. He barely touched me. On top of that he massaged less than half of my...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We went to celebrate our friend Dena’s birthday. This was my first time going to Burke Williams. It was actually very nice. I liked the lady Della who serviced my message. I will be coming back soon for a longer service. 👍🏽😊

1  Thank dqueen1
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Facilities: fine, nothing to write home about. Clean, well provisioned, good towels, nice tea and spa waters. Many of the Korean spas in LA have much better steam/sauna/ice plunge experiences. The shared spaces are outdated, as if decorated in the 90s- and for luxury spa...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Two of us, the oldest and youngest, went with my middle sister and my nephew a few days after her husband had passed away. We all needed some stress relief. Being from New York, Arkansas and California and such a sad and stressful time, it...More

3  Thank 48elained
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I began going to Burke Williams Spa around 2002 and just returned from my first visit since moving away from Los Angeles. This day spa is still the best in Los Angeles. I was short on time and booked two 25-minute treatments to touch on...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Nothing to complain about here. Very relaxing, just the amenities are amazing. If I lived local I would likely have a membership. The staff was extremely accommodating. Steam room, sauna, hot tub, relaxation room, fresh fruit, infused waters, robes, endless towels (hot or cold). Well...More

Thank Wayne1833
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I would suggest anybody not to become a member at Burke Williams the worst experience I've ever had in my life. General manager provoke an argument asked me to step outside pushes my me and then slammed the door on my fingers. I would recommend...More

4  Thank Alison J
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

For years BW has been thought of as the gold standard. Now, I think it is just the high priced standard. My time there wasn't comfortable, relaxing, or peaceful. It wasn't horrible. I just feel when you pay those kind of prices, I should leave...More

8  Thank Barbara S
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

I go to a spa to relax, and I've been enjoying Burke Williams in Santa Monica for many years, even though their prices have skyrocketed. Because 2015 was a stressful year for me, my thoughtful husband bought me a Day at the Spa package as...More

8  Thank Leslie S
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

To begin with - the SPA facilities of this place used to be better even half a year ago. First thing that I didn't like when came back here is that they put a lock on the hot sauna temperature adjustor and you can't make...More

4  Thank MT W
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