We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Yup, service and management still terrible. Core Fusion classes are great, though!

Sadly, it seems like Exhale does not listen to customer complaints because the service here is... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2012
New York City, New York
Great Services, ok atmosphere

My massage and facial were both wonderful. The atmosphere was fine, not amazing. But the massage... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2012
Heather W
New York, New York, United States
Read all 14 reviews
All photos (8)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible35%
7 Oct 2017
20 Jan 2017
“Appalling experience....and I did not even manage to make an appointment”
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
980 Madison Ave., New York City, NY
Upper East Side
+1 212-561-6400
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around New York City
from USD 215.00
More Info
from USD 43.00
More Info
from USD 149.00
More Info
from USD 84.00
More Info
Reviews (14)
Filter reviews
14 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I often travel to NY flying from Europe. This place is great. They do super massages and and facials. They often have very interesting offers for combined therapies . Great place!!!

Thank Christinedeloe
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Did you know that you can't check to see if they have availability for a spa appointment without entering your credit card info? And that if you call to ask about availability, they won't confirm whether they will honor the online discount code you are...More

1  Thank 4321GlobeTrotter
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Power facial was great with nice results. Ask for Mila - she was wonderful! Front desk definitely needs help.

Thank Gris115
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Simply put Exhale Barre Training is barre none the best around :-) Exhale founders, Liz and Fred are generous with their knowledge and are authentic, lovely people. I can't sing their praises enough. Even as a seasoned barre fitness teacher I've learned a TON about...More

Thank nicolepilates1
Reviewed 20 May 2013

My review is not for the spa, but for the Core Fusion classes with Elizabeth. She is an amazing instructor with the most positive energy. The 50 minute workout really works too. She is simply the best!

1  Thank lexi1980
Reviewed 8 August 2012

Sadly, it seems like Exhale does not listen to customer complaints because the service here is still terrible. I totally loved the core fusion classes here -- really great instructors -- and I would come back just for them. However, the spa side and front...More

2  Thank dvf_diva
Reviewed 24 June 2012

My massage and facial were both wonderful. The atmosphere was fine, not amazing. But the massage and facial were some of the better I've had in NYC.

1  Thank Heather W
Reviewed 16 January 2012

I bought my brother a giftcard in December and, not only did the spa refuse to accept it once he got there, but they then put a completely unauthorized charge on my card for $270. AND they charged my brother. I called multiple times to...More

1  Thank 261shannon73
Reviewed 26 March 2011

This is not a spa. Sure, they have treatments. But, the atmosphere is not relaxing, nor is it very clean. The massage that I had was absolutely, by far, the worst I have ever had. The masseuse also seemed to get agitated with me because...More

2  Thank atlastravel
Reviewed 1 May 2010

I came here for a massage and a facial and will never, ever go back again! The place was far from relaxing, with a frantic front desk staff and loud exercise classes going on while you are awaiting your treatments. My facial was fine, but...More

4  Thank Brooklyn21
View more reviews
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
Nearby HotelsSee all 482 hotels in New York City
The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel
878 reviews
.04 km away
The Mark
854 reviews
.06 km away
The Surrey
2,039 reviews
.08 km away
The Franklin
775 reviews
.92 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 14,913 restaurants in New York City
Bemelmans Bar
446 reviews
.03 km away
Lady M Cake Boutique
366 reviews
.13 km away
Sant Ambroeus
379 reviews
.08 km away
Cafe Boulud
1,100 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4,640 attractions in New York City
Alice in Wonderland Statue
510 reviews
.26 km away
The Met Breuer
252 reviews
.14 km away
Conservatory Water
48 reviews
.24 km away
Easter Parade
41 reviews
.23 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Exhale Spa - Madison Ave. staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines