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Elmwood Spa

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Address: 18 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G7, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 416-977-6751
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 18:30
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 20:00

Canada's favourite urban oasis, located in the heart of downtown Toronto....

Canada's favourite urban oasis, located in the heart of downtown Toronto. With four floors of treatment and renewal options, retreat packages, couples retreats, Water Therapies (swimming pool, whirlpool and steam), two restaurants and a juice bar, Elmwood Spa offers more than any other day spa in Toronto.

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First time visit at Elmwood Spa on June 30, 2015

It was a wonderful birthday present. Everything was smooth from reserving my appointment with my gift card number, getting there by public transportation (subway is within walking... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 July 2015
Toronto, ON
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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

We decided to go to this spa after seeing comments online and I saw it was ranked in the best spas in Toronto. I have to admit that the massage was good even though the therapist was delayed for the appointment. However, we felt the facility was old and looked not as fresh as pictures show. The pool and baths... More 

4 Thank julieavril2015
ElmwoodSpa, General Manager at Elmwood Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. We apologize for the delay in your appointment, but we are glad to hear you were satisfied with your massage service. We will be conducting renovations in fall 2015 to improve various areas of the spa. We hope to welcome you back soon and thank you again for taking the time to provide information about your... More 

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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Fantastic day at a fantastic place. The whirlpool in the women's change room was not only is it beautiful but the water pressure and temperature were wonderful. Everything is so clean too. Swimming pool and steam room were great and the spa services were first rate. Really, really impressed. Highly recommend stopping in and zoning out.

1 Thank leftblanknow
Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Terrible. The Esthetician was late for my appointment with no explanation and I was left waiting, this cut my appointments short. As I was leaving I was supposed to get a gift with the package and the customer service stated I didn't get anything again having to check with the manager before then giving the gift bag clearly labelled with... More 

Thank laurmac86
ElmwoodSpa, General Manager at Elmwood Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are very sorry to hear that you did not have a positive experience with us during your recent visit and can assure you that we strive to provide excellent service to each and every guest. We welcome the opportunity to discuss your experience in further detail so we can get a better understanding... More 

Hamilton, Canada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

we have been going to Elmwood Spa for over a year now , every time its a beautiful experience. The staff is wonderful, the little bar food by the change rooms excellent. You must try a smoothie and a chicken wrap worth every penny. We are going again on our honeymoon.

2 Thank rachelle b
Toronto, ON
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

It was a wonderful birthday present. Everything was smooth from reserving my appointment with my gift card number, getting there by public transportation (subway is within walking minutes from the spa, as driving downtown and finding parking spot could be a challenge, specially now with the upcoming Panam games, traffic and driving can be chaotic). Once checked-in, I was given... More 

Thank Family_Traveller65
ElmwoodSpa, General Manager at Elmwood Spa, responded to this review

Hi Family_Traveller65, Thank you for sharing your positive experience! We strive to please our guests from start to finish, and we are glad that you found your first visit enjoyable. We hope to keep you as a loyal guest, and serve you again soon. Thanks! Elmwood Spa More 

Milton, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

My boyfriend and myself recently visited the Elmwood Spa for the first time and had nothing short of a phenomenal experience! We checked in early to utilize the water therapies floor and we spent close to an hour swimming the in pool and the hot tub, as well as relaxing in the sun room on the lounge chairs. The staff... More 

Thank richarjx
ElmwoodSpa, General Manager at Elmwood Spa, responded to this review

Hi Richarjx, Thank you for the positive feedback! We are thrilled that you had a great time with your boyfriend. We love to hear encouraging reviews about our staff, service, and Water Therapies. It is our pleasure to serve you, and we thank you for taking the time to write about our spa. We hope to welcome you back soon!... More 

Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

Pros: Nice place to gather with friends, very professional staff, a variety of pools and steam rooms, nice haircare & body products for use and skilled/professional RMTs. Cons: It gets pretty crowded with people. So if you don't like crowds and want some more privacy this is not for you.

Thank travelling-pants-84
ElmwoodSpa, General Manager at Elmwood Spa, responded to this review

Hi travelling-pants-84, Thank you for your feedback! We are pleased that you chose Elmwood Spa to enjoy some time away with your friends and that you were happy with our products, services and steam room. We apologize that you felt it was a bit too crowded. We do have peak times, and although we do our best to spread out... More 

Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

Elmwood is the spa I most often go to in Toronto. Inside the ladies change room there is a great steam room and whirlpool so unless you want to have a swim before your treatment, there is no need to go to the water therapies on the 3rd floor. The cleaning staff are very professional and hard working, keeping the... More 

1 Thank AnnesTravels
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

elmwood has become our "go to" spa when ever my friends and I need a little time out, spend some time together and relax. They are great at accommodating large groups and they take care of everything. Aside from the fabulous services and friendly staff, I always look forward to the lunch and elmwood serenity tea. I could go on... More 

Thank Carla C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

If you're looking to get away from the busy city (without actually getting away) then I highly recommend Elmwood spa. It's a quiet sanctuary that helps you melt into relaxation. The worst part is having to walk out of the doors! From the moment you walk in (the aromatic spa smell will automatically relax you), the service provided is impeccable.... More 

1 Thank Jennifer_I7

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