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Archimedes Banya

748 Innes Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124-2901
+1 415-206-9000
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So worth the drive! Great spa, food, and atmosphere!

Don't let the out of the way location fool you- visiting Archimedes Banya is well worth the... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
cjm77
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Berkeley, California
Amazing day spa

We went here for a friend's bachelorette. It was a big group of 7 girls. We spent almost 5 hours... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
NJain27
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San Francisco, California
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We have created a state-of-the-art banya in which we offer services and a place to revitalize bodies and relax minds. It is a place to meet with old friends, make new ones, or have a quite time just for you refreshing and energizing yourself. Archimedes Banya is a remarkable blend of 'past and present', where ancient traditions of Greek laconica, Turkish hammam, German thermen, Russian banya, etc combine with science and technology to create an experience like no other. Detoxing in perfect heat rooms, plunging in an ice-cold pool, enjoying a breathtaking view on a sun-lit deck, conversing over a delicious meal - you can have it all in a quintessentially San Francisco style. And yet there is more. Famous venik platza, a rich pallet of massages, scrubs, wraps, herbal and mineral baths will help you leave behind the worries of your day and explore new sources of energy.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
3 Nov 2017
“So worth the drive! Great spa, food, and atmosphere!”
16 Oct 2017
“Amazing day spa”
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748 Innes Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124-2901
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Don't let the out of the way location fool you- visiting Archimedes Banya is well worth the drive/Lyft. This clean, modern, well-decorated and maintained spa has everything from your standard steam/sauna to a swimming pool, a cold plunge pool, and an awesome rooftop deck with...More

Thank cjm77
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We went here for a friend's bachelorette. It was a big group of 7 girls. We spent almost 5 hours here and thoroughly loved it. One of us got the moroccan hammam and most of us got the banya hammam. Everyone loved their services. The...More

Thank NJain27
Reviewed 13 October 2017

we made our bookings and went full of expectations- However none of them were met. Its a really strange set up and some of the people were just down right un friendly The staff were awesome, particularly Diamond - she was just wonderful , as...More

Thank Gregg-and-Annie
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I have been going to this spa since ancient times, when the Greek god (Kosta) was working thier. I loved everything about this place and we decided to do a bachelor party. Unfortunately I have to give this place a poor review because of the...More

Thank Aleksandr K
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Ok, here we go. 1. Do not judge the place by th location. It is a new upcoming area. 2. It has several floors, traditional massage and Turkish Hammam, food floor, pools and saunas, and the sky deck. 3. People and staff very nice, average...More

Thank spaboy12345
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I've never been to a spa in Russia so I don't know if this is how it usually is but it's a great place to go unwind. When you check in you're given a wrist band with an electronic tag to keep track of all...More

1  Thank Mandanna M
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

We visited Archimedes at the start of January 2014. We'd driven up to SF from the OC for New Years. After a long drive we were both in need of a decent massage & some spa time. Friends had visited a couple of months prior...More

2  Thank Scottys_explorations
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We have been to many spas around the world, but never in Russia. If Archimedes is archetypal, they should all be Banyas! We went on a Friday midday. She was a little hesitant about the clothesfree option, but quickly adapted upon seeing most of the...More

4  Thank S L
Reviewed 19 August 2015

I was looking for a european style sauna in San Francisco and found this little gem. Its a very nice, clean place, the staff is very friendly and helpful. I've tried the venik platza a very unique steam experience I can only recommand. After enjoying...More

1  Thank Christina K
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Coming from Europe, this place looks like a cheap sauna club rather than a spa. The surroundings are not welcoming, the building is outdated, the reception is not informative, and the choice of activities is limited. That said, as this is probably the only place...More

3  Thank Zipzib
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