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Shoji Spa & Lodge

96 Avondale Heights Rd, Asheville, NC 28803-9593
+1 828-299-0999
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Absolutely gorgeous!

My husband and I came in January for our Anniversary. We sat in the outdoor hot tub for an hour as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beaufort, South Carolina
Shoji Retreat

My husband and I were visiting Asheville for our 10th anniversary and booked the soak/massage for 2... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nashville, Tennessee
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Asheville's only private outdoor hot tub spa. A Japanese style hot tub retreat nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and overlooking the Blue Ridge Parkway yet only 8 minutes east of downtown Asheville. Experience breathtaking views, the cedar sauna and invigorating cold plunge, luxury showers with Japanese shampoo, conditioner & body products. We supply everything you need including your robe, sandals, and towels. We offer private outdoor hot tubs, massages, yoga, spa packages, seasonal specials and even overnight lodging. Refresh your body and renew your spirit at Shoji's earthy sanctuary.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
96 Avondale Heights Rd, Asheville, NC 28803-9593
+1 828-299-0999
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I came in January for our Anniversary. We sat in the outdoor hot tub for an hour as snow fell all around us! It was so beautiful and relaxing! Very clean and professional as well. We will be returning!

Thank lgc010216
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were visiting Asheville for our 10th anniversary and booked the soak/massage for 2 as a special treat. The day we went it was raining, which actually enhanced the experience because the rain made it cool and the hot tub was....you know,...More

Thank Cellobelle
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited here for a double the fun package which consisted of 1 hour in the outdoor hot tub and a 1 hour couples message. The bathrooms were nice and the shower was amazing with all the different settings. The products provided...More

Thank staceynelson865
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Visited with my sister. Booked our package easily over the phone. Destination is off the beaten path, and if you go during winter, you will need a 4wd if the roads are bad. Parking is easy and you walk to check in. Areas are very...More

1  Thank spookie0078
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I am a local, so whenever I want to get away for a brief moment, I always go to Shoji and have been going there for years. I treated myself for my birthday; did the 1 hour soak and received a really nice massage. My...More

4  Thank michelle44814
Shoji_spa, Manager at Shoji Spa & Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Hi Michelle, Thanks for the feedback on Tub 5. The eye-level view from inside the tub is important and I'm glad you shared this with us so that we can address it! And we always ask that all staff & guests use their "spa voices"...More

Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had a really nice time here. It's clean, well thought out and very beautiful. The staff was great and the view were amazing.

1  Thank kayakgirl75
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

First time we were here was for my husband's fortieth birthday in June. We did a weekend trip. Friday we drove the Blue Ridge Trail, ate local and stayed downtown. Saturday we did some white water rafting. That evening the sunset as beautiful, very romantic...More

1  Thank Shelley W
Shoji_spa, General Manager at Shoji Spa & Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

We thank you so much for returning to Shoji and taking the time to give us a review. It is important that we hear from our guests as we continually strive to meet your needs. We have a few updates that will, no doubt, make...More

Reviewed 20 November 2016

It is outside so, in the warmer months, you will encounter bugs and such just like any other outdoor venue. Each hot tub has a nice open view of the mountains on one side. It's a nice place to relax and they have a very...More

3  Thank luvfloridagulfcoast
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I booked the "Double The Fun" Package for my wife and I for our 1 year anniversary. We arrived a little early thinking we would have to wait to get started. The staff were very welcoming and they immediately gave us robes, towels and sandals...More

2  Thank Kevin2851
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Unlike any spa I have ever visited. It's in a very secluded area on the side of a mountain. Per Japanese tradition we had to shower upon arrival even though I had just had one at our room prior to leaving. We had an hour...More

Thank clarn75
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Phillip B
If you want to enjoy the private tub nude, but also want to make a trip or 2 to the cold plunge, do you have to put a swim suit on? I read that the cold plunge is in a public area.
5 November 2016|
Response from Shoji_spa | Property representative |
Hello Phillip, The sauna and the cold plunge are both public. The cold plunge door does lock so as long as people take turns there is no need for a suit in the cold plunge. The sauna, however, we do ask that you are covered... More