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for the first time to visit such place like that, i was have a lot of questions and felling... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nasr Amin H
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London, United Kingdom
Great massage, classic venue

First visit to the Porchester as part of a group who were looking to recover from a hen party the... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Rachel P
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London, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“First visit”
15 Jul 2018
“Great massage, classic venue”
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56 Porchester Road | Queensway Bayswater, London W2 6ET, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been going for a few years, it had a certain charm but it was never great however on a recent trip I noticed it’s gone down hill It’s very expensive for what it is A lot of maintenance is required,broken seats, beds, lockers -...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

for the first time to visit such place like that, i was have a lot of questions and felling strange, but once i had been inside ... after 15-20 minutes started to be back to normal and enjoyed a lot ... do not think a...More

2  Thank Nasr Amin H
Reviewed 15 July 2018

First visit to the Porchester as part of a group who were looking to recover from a hen party the night before. We chose it because of its reasonable prices,facilities and treatments. I won't repeat what others have said - it clearly needs a refurb...More

1  Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

On arrival at the spa you are given a lovely briefing from a very helpful lady who has been working at the spa for more than 10 years. She then explained that bathing suits were optional and to our horror, once we changed into our...More

6  Thank samaran933
Reviewed 17 June 2018

My teenage daughter and I were really excited to visit the spa and organized our day around the outing. When we arrived, we discovered that some key information was missing from the website. 1. If a session ends at 4:00 (16:00), visitors must leave all...More

1  Thank Reluctant_traveler_8
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Don't waste your time here, unless you like the look of a butchers' cellar and find that relaxing. Open pipes, mingy curtains and disgusting flooring that looks like it hasn't been cleaned in years. Management was a joke too. I complained and all they did...More

1  Thank Mimiscupoftea
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Had the Time Out package a few weeks ago - awesome scrub and full body massage. Therapists are very very experienced - was really looked after and my skin was so smooth. The steam room was really big with high ceilings. Loved the feel of...More

Thank PoodlerChick109
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This place is a beautiful insight into how previous residents of Westminster relaxed in the midst of a bustling metropolis. In the current climate of horrific overdevelopment in London, it is a welcome oasis. There is nothing else like it and I hope it stays...More

3  Thank iws277
Reviewed 3 March 2018

My father used to have his weekly bath at the Porchester. Unfortunately this is not possible now but a sauna, steam rooms, warm lounge and plunge pool are available in this beautiful art-deco spa. We felt cocooned from the outside world. No mobile phone use...More

1  Thank zigzag291
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Yes the spa does need a bit of refurbishment but at least this time the place had been cleaned. However I had the best massage ever with Sandie. Both therapists have years of experience and I’ve used them both over the years. Today however was...More

5  Thank Heather C
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Reluctant_traveler_8
24 May 2018|
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Response from traceymohair | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay, just see your question. I would say it is hygienic but shabby chic! I have had a treatment there twice and both times it was fantastic and I’ve never had an infection
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AurelieHolly
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Response from WILDSURFER2018 | Reviewed this property |
for single adults its approximately £22, a little cheaper for O.A.Ps Have fun
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Cassie O
12 January 2018|
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Response from WILDSURFER2018 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cassie, its wildsurfer here, Ladies days only are on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, its mixed on a Sunday, The canteen area is under refurbishment at the moment so if your going any time soon take a snack,
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