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Elements Spa - CLOSED

84 Nanchang rd. near Yandang rd., Shanghai, China
Review Highlights
Classy place

This was a wonderful little spa. Exhausted after working and being a tourist this was a haven. Very... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2015
Annapolis, Maryland
Relaxing.. Rejuvenating.. just what I needed!

I had just come back from my trip and my whole body was aching from too much street partying and... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2013
Francesca T
Beijing, China
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3 Jul 2015
“Classy place”
21 Jan 2013
“Relaxing.. Rejuvenating.. just what I needed!”
84 Nanchang rd. near Yandang rd., Shanghai, China
Former French Concession
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

This was a wonderful little spa. Exhausted after working and being a tourist this was a haven. Very clean, affordable. Great for a tourist when you can't tell if a "massage" is going to be a massage

Thank slaughterbeach
Reviewed 22 January 2013

I had just come back from my trip and my whole body was aching from too much street partying and what I needed was a relaxing massage. A lot of friends have been talking about Elements Spa so I decided to try it out. I...More

Thank Francesca T
Reviewed 24 August 2012

This spa was introduced to us by our hotel concierge, Morgan at Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden hotel and it came highly recommended. My husband and I went there for 3 out of the 4 days we were there. We enjoyed the massages. We tried the...More

1  Thank WenP
Reviewed 23 August 2012

I booked a manicure and pedicure at this spa and was quite pleased at the cleanliness of the facility, friendliness of the staff and little extras/attention to detail in the facility. I would recommend this spa to anyone who needs a break during the work...More

1  Thank Jgrier5
Reviewed 2 May 2012

Living in Shanghai, my wife and I have been to many spas, but from the moment one walks into Elements, he/she is treated with VIP care by the front-desk staff - who have excellent English, by the way. The building has a French Concession villa...More

11  Thank Laopengyou
Reviewed 1 May 2012

Elements has great ambiance and this along with the competent professional massages is what sets it apart from the many much cheaper options available. Having said that it's not exorbitant and if you are in town long enough to benefit from the purchase of their...More

3  Thank China_Chiel
Reviewed 26 November 2011

did the travellers special - 1 hour massage and 1 hour foot massage. awesome. the hour massage is not "theraputic deep tissue" but oh so relaxing. surprisingly it was the foot massage that almost put me to sleep. clean, relaxing and well worth the $....More

6  Thank dwr
Reviewed 11 October 2011

i have heard good things about elements spa and decided to try it out myself during my trip to shanghai. i opted for the traditional acupressure massage from master zhu due to my recent sports injury. i was impressed by master zhu's superb acupressure skill...More

2  Thank ShawnD197
Reviewed 8 October 2011

i stopped by shanghai to visit friends on my business trip to Hong Kong. My friends took me to the spa they usually go to for everything (ie. nails, waxing, facial, massages etc.) to ease my jet lag. we were greeted by the friendly staff...More

3  Thank judy L
Reviewed 27 September 2011

I love the chines massage. Three of us went and two of us have had many many traditional chinese massages in China and Singapore and other places. These girls did not know how to do it. I felt it was closer to a swedish massage....More

3  Thank Sunnycup
Elementspa S, General Manager at Elements Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2011

We are very sorry to hear about your experience. At Elements Spa, we strive to ensure that each of our guests leave with a positive experience and a relaxing feel. Our masseuse go through a rigorous training program and are only allowed to serve customers...More

Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
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