Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy

Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy

Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
About
Sompong (Gay) Mcgill, trained in her native Thailand, first with the Thai Traditional Medicine Association of Thailand under Kobkit Rattanasaring. (A therapeutic clinic treating patients with specific physical issues so giving Gay a very good understanding in the use of Thai Massage to alleviate specific ailments) and later at the Thai massage & Spa Academy. Gay is highly qualified in many different Massage Treatments and has many years of experience. Her main focus is health & wellbeing.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Neighbourhood: Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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  • Martyna P
    United Kingdom3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent service!
    What an experience! Thank you Soso, so much for making my first Thai massage such an amazing experience. As soon as I walked in, I was greeted with smile and positive atmosphere. I had no idea 1 hour can pass so quick! Next time at least 90 minutes!
    Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
    Written 12 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 6 August 2023
  • mairig7
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic hidden gem - wouldn’t go anywhere else!
    This is my fourth or fifth time here and it’s truly a hidden gem! I have tried different therapists each time for the deep tissue massage with oil and would highly recommend each and every one of them. It’s hard to pick a favourite! But it means I’m always happy to book even at the last minute because it doesn’t matter to me who’s available, it’s always going to be good. Some have their own little additions like a bit of mobility at the end which I really enjoy too, and it’s made me tempted to try the traditional Thai massage for the ‘lazy man’s yoga’ stretching sessions. I have paid double the price for massages at places like Stobo castle or on holiday abroad and now I’m always disappointed because they never live up to the ones I’ve had at this place! I just save my money to come here instead. I like a deep pressure which is hard to find, but here they have interesting techniques which I find really effective for my needs (in particular my extremely tight shoulders and neck from years of working in office desk jobs and carrying heavy files). Convenient location in the town centre and very competitive prices compared to other places. Dawn on reception is lovely and helpful with bookings. Very satisfied customer! Thank you :)
    Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
    Written 12 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 10 August 2023
  • Eve
    13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Incredible massage!
    I’ve been here a few times both for couples massage and solo, the massages are absolutely incredible. The deep tissue oil massage is one of, if not the best, I’ve ever had! Each member of staff has had a slightly different technique and they’ve all been amazing. I was massaged by Oh on my last visit and I couldn’t recommend her enough, she adjusted the pressure to suit me perfectly and has worked out all of the tension and knots in my back.
    Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
    Written 7 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 5 October 2023
  • Lesley B
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom30 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best Thai massage and super relaxing experience
    Fantastic experience best massage I’ve ever had. Really worked my identified areas in my shoulders but gave the right amount of pressure asked for. Loved it that much booked in for next weekend. 5 stars ***** thank you 😊 to Soso and also the lovely lady on reception. Such a professional service. Really made me feel welcome. Thanks Lesley
    Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
    Written 12 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 7 October 2023
  • Kirt A
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing Experience- just what was needed after walking around Edinburgh town!
    Had an amazing experience at Ruan Mai- we were visiting Edinburgh from Coventry and fancied something relaxing after a few days walking around town! My partner and I had a Back, head and shoulders massage, which was so relaxing. I normally struggle with back massages but the pressure was perfect. It was also really good value for money! Would definitely recommend!
    Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
    Written 9 January 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 8 January 2024
  • tx808
    San Francisco, California30 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    5 star massage in Edinburgh
    I was on holiday in Edinburgh during Hogmanay and in need of a massage. I took a gamble with Thai massage (my favorite kind) in Scotland, and I am happy to report my expectations were exceeded! The facility is clean and cozy, massage was top notch, and the price point is just right for a quality service. I would definitely return for another massage and highly recommend you try one as well!
    Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
    Written 16 January 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 15 January 2024
  • tamlovestravel
    Prescott, Arizona118 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely perfect massage
    We had an hour long couples massage this morning. Therapist was very kind and knowledgeable. My shoulders and back feel so much better after a long vacation. Wish we found them sooner - would have had many more. Highly recommend.
    Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
    Written 18 January 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 January 2024
  • Sarah C
    Reading, United Kingdom8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing!
    I had the hot stone massage and honestly was the best massage I ever had. I have had a lots of massages in lots of different places around the world and this was by far the best. Lovely welcome and nice clean facilities.
    Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
    Written 27 January 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 26 January 2024
  • Emily Z
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience!
    I was able to get a last minute appointment (literally!) for a 90 min head/neck/back massage. Great experience with the therapist. She able to address my neck pain and tightness specifically that was exacerbated from the long flight over from the US. Definitely recommend! -Emily
    Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
    Written 5 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 1 March 2024
  • Natalia
    22 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience with Beem at Ruan Mai
    I am seeing Beem at Ruan Mai from the last two years and she is the best therapist ever! Always polite, smiley, great knowledge about the massage techniques, knows her stuff and every experience with her is just best quality and attention to the details! Love my massages with Beem and can totally recommend her to anyone wanting a strong pressure as she is very strong but yet very skilled about it. Lovely relaxation, 5 stars!
    Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
    Written 24 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 23 March 2024
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Pauline G
Morpeth, UK81 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Solo
I had a full body oil massage and it was wonderfully therapeutic. My masseuse was highly professional and clearly very well-trained, all the staff I met were super polite and friendly and the premises were spotlessly clean. I have no hesitation in recommending this establishment and I’ll definitely book another session when I’m next in Edinburgh.
Written 5 June 2024
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Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
Written 6 June 2024
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Tamasdn
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
Truly incredible place, very relaxing environment and the best masseuses in the city.

Sorn is my favourite healer, she’s strong as an ox and really knows the human body.
Today I arrived stiff as a stick, full of pain. One hour of deep tissue massage and I’m floating in the air.
I CANNOT RECOMMEND THIS MASSAGE PARLOUR ENOUGH ❤️
Written 24 April 2024
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Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
Written 25 April 2024
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Mihaela F
Taastrup, Denmark5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
I had a Thai deep tissue oil massage for 60 min with Kwan and was the best massage i ever got from all the places i travel aroud Europe.
I defenatly recomand Ruan Mai and i will always come back for a relaxing session.
Written 11 April 2024
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Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
Written 14 April 2024
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Natalia
22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
I am seeing Beem at Ruan Mai from the last two years and she is the best therapist ever! Always polite, smiley, great knowledge about the massage techniques, knows her stuff and every experience with her is just best quality and attention to the details! Love my massages with Beem and can totally recommend her to anyone wanting a strong pressure as she is very strong but yet very skilled about it. Lovely relaxation, 5 stars!
Written 23 March 2024
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Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
Written 24 March 2024
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Emily Z
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
I was able to get a last minute appointment (literally!) for a 90 min head/neck/back massage. Great experience with the therapist. She able to address my neck pain and tightness specifically that was exacerbated from the long flight over from the US. Definitely recommend!
-Emily
Written 1 March 2024
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Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
Written 5 March 2024
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Navrig
Edinburgh, UK132 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
Xmas pressie from family. Fantastic deep tissue massage from Narin. She was excellent and seemed to tell where my limits were. I'd really recommend Ruan Mai.
Written 26 January 2024
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Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
Written 27 January 2024
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Sarah C
Reading, UK8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
I had the hot stone massage and honestly was the best massage I ever had. I have had a lots of massages in lots of different places around the world and this was by far the best. Lovely welcome and nice clean facilities.
Written 26 January 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
Written 27 January 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

tamlovestravel
Prescott, AZ118 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
We had an hour long couples massage this morning. Therapist was very kind and knowledgeable. My shoulders and back feel so much better after a long vacation. Wish we found them sooner - would have had many more. Highly recommend.
Written 17 January 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
Written 18 January 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

tx808
San Francisco, CA30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
I was on holiday in Edinburgh during Hogmanay and in need of a massage. I took a gamble with Thai massage (my favorite kind) in Scotland, and I am happy to report my expectations were exceeded! The facility is clean and cozy, massage was top notch, and the price point is just right for a quality service. I would definitely return for another massage and highly recommend you try one as well!
Written 15 January 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
Written 16 January 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Kirt A
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Had an amazing experience at Ruan Mai- we were visiting Edinburgh from Coventry and fancied something relaxing after a few days walking around town! My partner and I had a Back, head and shoulders massage, which was so relaxing. I normally struggle with back massages but the pressure was perfect. It was also really good value for money! Would definitely recommend!
Written 8 January 2024
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Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you back at Ruan Mai Thai Massage Therapy soon.
Written 9 January 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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