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Burke Williams Spa

Santa Monica
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Address: 1358 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1371
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+1 310-587-3366
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 21:00
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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... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 March 2016
Barbara S
Camarillo, California
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Camarillo, California
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237 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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 feeling like a piece of pasta cooked beyond al dente. I should feel so pampered... More 

5 Thank Barbara S
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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 a Christmas gift. I called and scheduled 3 treatments and turned the $400 certificate into... More 

4 Thank Leslie S
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 it any hotter. I don't say about "colder", cause this is sauna and it should... More 

3 Thank MT W
Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Love this spa but the prices are getting to high. I can go to the four seasons spa for the same price and use the beautiful pool all day.

Thank Wendy D
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

My girlfriend and I take a trip to Burke Williams Spa around once every three months or more when necessary! It's close to home and the professionalism is top notch. I usually wait for their specials to come out and this time we got a 50 minute massage for $89.00. They offer all types of memberships, but we just stick... More 

Thank Cena A
Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

I went to the Santa Monica location and was really looking forward to a nice relaxing Massage. I had just had a fabulous one visiting friends in Kansas and thought I'd get one here when I returned. Sorry to say this was the worst massage I've ever had. It was first of all not the manI was promised but I... More 

2 Thank CindiK108
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

I've been going to BW Day Spa for 15 years and have been a member for over 10 years. Although this used to be one of my favorite places, I can say there are some much better spas in LA with comparable prices. I have been to 5 of their various locations and the Santa Monica location used to be... More 

2 Thank Denell1006
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

When visiting Santa Monica in June, I booked two treatments at Burke Williams Spa - totally worthwhile not only for the massage treatment, but for the bathhouse facilities and environment pre and post massage. Welcoming and professional.

Thank Ravenwo
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320 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2015

My daughter treated me to spa time here for Valentine's Day. This is in a business building in Santa Monica, not a stand-alone, so you have to know where you're going since it's hard to look for business names when you're driving down a busy street. There are 2 whirlpools, one quiet and one for talking. Unfortunately we got a... More 

1 Thank TravelingFan22
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

My wife surprised me with a trip to BW for Valentine's Day. This was a weekday appointment, a few days before Valentine's Day. Not real busy in the Men's area, so I had the place to myself. The steam room was great, the dry sauna was nice, the jacuzzi very clean and all the showers were great. Clean towels everywhere... More 

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