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The Salt Cave

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Relaxing experience

I did three individual sessions at the Salt Cave, and found the experience to be incredibly... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Darren G
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Something new

Went on an adventure and try something new. The experience was unusual and we each felt different... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
800lisay
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
19 Sep 2018
“Relaxing experience”
10 Jun 2018
“Something new”
About
The Salt Cave offers natural therapy using pharmaceutical-grade salt while being surrounded by the beauty of ancient Himalayan salts. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for those suffering from stress, asthma, allergies, lingering cough...more
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4811 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419-5510
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 September 2014

My excellent wife and I have been here twice. Very interesting the first time I had been to the gym and used the sauna just before going to the salt cave and my exposed skin tingled.Second time my throat and lungs really loosened up. We...More

5  Thank John B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

I had my first salt cave session today along with three friends. For three of us it was our first time. The first friend to arrive just before 11am found the door locked even though the store hours indicate that they are open at 10...More

5  Thank mamananash
Scott W, Owner at The Salt Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2016

We a so sorry you had such a lousy experience! After seeing this review, we decided to call and follow up on how we could make this better. We had a great conversation on the phone and you had indicated that you would make adjustments...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2018

I did three individual sessions at the Salt Cave, and found the experience to be incredibly relaxing. Ended up trying both the basement and upstairs studio, the latter was more fun because the proprietor let me lay down in the salt, which as better than...More

Thank Darren G
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Went on an adventure and try something new. The experience was unusual and we each felt different about it. It is something to try for sure and to get full benefits for an ailment you have more than once would be better. Glad we tried...More

1  Thank 800lisay
Reviewed 29 January 2018

... or twice, if you have a bona fide condition that salty air can help cure. We wish it was more of a ‘cave’ experience vs. just a narrow room with sand, lighted bricks and sling chairs. I think it's a great idea to offer...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

I would definitely rec. trying it out once! A very cool atmosphere and so relaxing- I found myself falling asleep! Would go ago if I had the chance.

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Seriously so great!!!! My son and I had the best time. It was so relaxing. We left feeling energized and 'cleaned out' he keeps asking when we are going back. Loved it! We have been about 6 times we try to go once every season....More

Thank Onceuponastar9
Reviewed 6 December 2017

its been quite a few months guessing early this year or last , but its bothered me since because we talked about returning and friends have asked, they were having the place cleaned, so that is a time frame. so here is my review. we...More

3  Thank Daniel J
Scott W, Owner at The Salt Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

We apologize that your experience at The Salt Cave didn't live up to the hype! As our sessions start on the hour, and starting late can have a trickle down effect for all future sessions that day, we need to abbreviate our intro sometimes to...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The downstairs was very relaxing and all 3 of us had varied but good results, mostly energy and sinus related. They just need a more secure way of storing belongings or a heads up not to bring valuables. Customer service could improve though.

3  Thank Shelley S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Have been here several times and loved it each time. Once you get settled in your chair and lay back the sounds of the ocean are soothing and the warmth of the room is very relaxing. Breathing in the Himalayan Salt has helped me any...More

Thank christeeno
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This can be a very relaxing experience. Bring socks to walk on the floor, expect to be covered in salt dust. Bring a pillow or whatever comfort measure you need. It definitely cleared my sinuses and I could breathe better. I will need to see...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Went with a friend for a first-time session and found it to be very relaxing. Nice alternative to spa time. I found myself nodding off. Loved the smell of the salt and the soothing pink glow in the cave.

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