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Russian Baths in Boston, MA

Boston russian baths fail to impress comparing to New York banyas. But if you are in Boston, here are your choices.


Dillons Russian Steam Bath

Not Rated Not Rated

Address: 77 Chestnut Street, Chelsea, Massachusetts 02150
Map: Google
Phone: 617 884 9434
Web: dillonsrussiansteambath.com
Hours: Mon (women) 4pm-9pm, Tue-Fri (men)11am-10pm, Sat (men) 11am-8pm, Sun (men) 7am-1pm (see hours on the site)
Admission: $20
Venik treatment / Platza: $13
1 hour massage: $45
Facilities: Wed and Dry sauna, no pool, no restaurant.

Dillons Russian Steam Bath has little to offer. But it's Boston - not New York, you don't get a lot of competition here. Here some links:

http://legerdenez.blogspot.com/2006/07/never-too-good-for-shvitz.html - short review with some user comment

http://www.somethingawful.com/d/awful-links/alod_dillon_baths.php - very negative (but old) opinion with funny photos.


Boston Russian Sauna - CLOSED

Not Rated Not Rated

Address: 20 Linden St, Allston, MA 02134
Map: Google
Phone:617 202-6868 (617 309-8391)
Web: bostonrussiansauna.com
Hours: Tue-Thu 7pm-10pm, Fri 4pm-10pm, Sat-Sun 8am-10pm
Admission: $?
Facilities: Wet and Dry sauna, steamroom, whirlpool, cool water dip. No restaurant.

Boston Russian Sauna - doesn't get favorable reviews on Yelp. Many are saying that it is an americanized version of banya - nothing Russian left.

THIS PLACE IS CLOSED


Blue Hill Baths

Not Rated Not Rated

Address: 586 Pleasant Street, Norwood, MA 02062
Map: Google
Phone:781-762-9500
Web: bluehillbaths.com
Admission: $25
Facilities: Just a steam room.

Blue Hill Baths is not in Boston per se, but in a town generally considered to be part of Greater Boston.  It's even more basic than Dillon's.  It's located in a shared building in an industrial park.  They offer platzas and massages, and pile the polished sea stones high in the furnace.


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