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Address: 748 E 12th St, Houston, TX 77008-7124
Phone Number:
+1 713-520-8999
09:00 - 21:00
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Located in the Historical Heights District, this spa caters to the massage...

Located in the Historical Heights District, this spa caters to the massage "snob" (haha) and couple's who are looking for a romantic get away. They only serve one client or couple at a time and were voted #1 on Citysearch 2010 for Best Couple's Massage, Best Shiatsu Massage, & Best Pre-natal Massage and were in the top 3 for Best Sports, Deep tissue, & Therapeutic Massage Voted Best Massage in Houston on Citysearch 2011. Brides Choice 2013 and Best Massage on Houston's "A" List.

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Soooo nice

Had an amazing aromatherapy massage / facial and Japanese foot treatment. I feel amazing. Service was incredible and the place was beautiful!!

Reviewed 20 January 2017
Jenn M
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing aromatherapy massage / facial and Japanese foot treatment. I feel amazing. Service was incredible and the place was beautiful!!

Thank Jenn M
Austin, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

My husband and I had a delightful experience this past Saturday morning having several treatments at The Petite Retreat. It starts with a soothing, peaceful feeling as soon as you enter the spa. I had never had a facial before, but I'm a believer now. It was relaxing and invigorating at the same time. My skin looks so good. My... More 

Thank dwarner522
Houston, Texas
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76 reviews
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

My husband booked a couples massage at this place as a surprise for our anniversary. The place is a quaint old house in the Heights. The first thing you notice when you walk in is the nice aroma! Upon checking in we were given a choice of champagne, wine or mimosas. We chose mimosas and were also given fresh fruit.... More 

1 Thank Raeven_11
Houston, Texas
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

What a great find. Quiet, romantic small place in the middle of a big city. My husband and I both had great messages then spent an hour in the hot tub. This place was clean, quiet and very romantic. Small and quant I was concerned about the customer service but should not have been because once we were in the... More 

Thank connie h
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

I bought a voucher for my wife. I was told that she needed to get there 15-20 min early to fill out paperwork. She had an appt for 1:00 and was there at 12:35. Door was locked. It said to call the # and she did with no answer. 5 min later she tried again with no answer. My wife... More 

3 Thank Kevin P
thepetiteretreat, Manager at The Petite Retreat, responded to this review

We apologize for any confusion on your wife's spa day. Our door was indeed unlocked, however it has been brought to our attention that our front door sign was confusing and lead guests to perceive that our door was locked and to call for entry. Granted our door is extremely heavy and could seem as if locked if you don't... More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Last night I wanted to have a mid week date night with my love. The Petite Retreat filled that order to a T. The service and atmosphere was top of the line in offering us the best and most relaxed and romantic get away. Cysti and her staff are willing and able to go above and beyond for any request.... More 

Thank bmartin643
Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I was traveling to Houston for the NAPE Oil And Gas Expo and happened upon The Petite Retreat . My therapist was very attentive , professional and gave me a much needed , excellent massage . I got so relaxed , I fell asleep toward the end and if I could have spent the night , I would have .... More 

1 Thank Hanes C
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2015

My wife and I were visiting her family in Houston last week. Her sister suggested The Petite Retreat for a Valentine's Day treat, but they were all booked up so we went the following Monday. I really enjoyed my massage, and my wife said her therapist gave her the best massage she ever had! The location is very nice, the... More 

1 Thank LtColG1996
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2015

I can't compare to other places since this was my first massage. But it was amazing. It's in a converted Heights bungalow with a cute court yard with nice landscaping. Me and my girlfriend were served mimosas and snacks with strawberries. The atmosphere in the room was nice and really put you in the relaxing mood.

1 Thank Gonzalo M
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76 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

3 stars are me being nice. The massage was ok. They didn't spend time on the requested areas during the massage. It's not terrible. Just not worth the money. This was my first massage. I thought it was ok. My wife was there with me and she says it wasn't horrible but wasn't good. I would just spend a few... More 

1 Thank shamrockphenom

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