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Address: 63 S Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1147
Phone Number:
+1 860-767-7796
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09:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon 09:00 - 17:00
Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Thu 09:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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The Spa of Essex, an elite and elegant day spa, sits on three secluded...

The Spa of Essex, an elite and elegant day spa, sits on three secluded acres just a short walk from the Essex Village. The Spa of Essex offers more than simply treatments, they promise an experience! Escape, relax and renew.

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I've been going to the spa since it opened eight years ago. The atmosphere is calming, the staff is welcoming, the treatments are wonderful. When you're finish your treatments... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2014
Jessica W
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Deep River, Connecticut
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Deep River, Connecticut
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57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

I've been going to the spa since it opened eight years ago. The atmosphere is calming, the staff is welcoming, the treatments are wonderful. When you're finish your treatments, there is this great "relaxation room", where you can sink down in large cozy chaises and spend some unhurried "me" time.

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1 Thank Jessica W
Glastonbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2014

I have been going to this spa for over a year now and will continue to do so. I have loved every minute of every experience here. From entering the door to leaving it. The staff is very friendly and cater to your needs. Every treatment I have had has been pleasant one. From the massages to facials I have... More 

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Clinton, Connecticut
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2013

One of my favorite places to go and get a relaxing pedicure. I got the monthly special Spa Pedicure and was rewarded with a cooling and festive scent of Peppermint. Really happy to have a good soak, massage and mask on my weary toes - especially this time of year. I got a sparkling red toenail polish and am ready... More 

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Thank Wendy L
New York
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

I've visited the Spa of Essex several times, and I've never been disappointed - until my latest visit last weekend. I had a stomach bug, and I thought I was over it, but I became sick during my massage. The staff IMMEDIATELY assumed I was pregnant, discontinued my massage, charged me full price, and forced me to sign a disclaimer... More 

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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291 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2013

I received a gift card so I tried the Spa of Essex. By outward appearances, it is quite lovely. On the plus side, the treatment areas were spotless. However, I had a spa pedicure and gel manicure. I'd hate to see what a basic pedicure was because this spa pedicure was bare bones for $75. No massage, no lotion, no... More 

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5 Thank MM8803
Essex, Connecticut
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Loud inattentive service. Warm, old water in relaxation room. Reluctant to correct a terrible manicure.

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5 Thank irisbow
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91 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2012

If you need/ want a good facial and don't want to go far, this is a good bet. Clean, lovely facilities. Soundproofing is a problem, though. They have a lot of services here, and a knowledgeable staff.

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Thank Julia M
Connecticut
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2012

This spa offers a variety of wonderful services. I have been many times and love the serenity one feels the minute you enter the spa. The relaxation rooms both before and after offer an added bonus to superior staff services. I highly recommend this spa.

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Thank stargazer20
Deep River, Connecticut
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2012 via mobile

Very nice place and very comfortable. Cozy comfy chaises in the relaxation room. Great massage

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Thank vicnlibby
Midlothian, Virginia
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261 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2012

A peaceful day in a beautiful atmosphere. The glorious visit started with a warm massage table and a cozy comforter. I would have been happy to just lie nestled between the warmth and wieght but then the 90 massage corrected the pain and discomfort of weeks of traveling. I have had many massges but this was truly theraputic. After the... More 

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