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Penelope & the Beauty Bar

Closed Now: 08:00 - 21:00
Open today: 08:00 - 21:00
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Not Quite Up to Upscale Spa Standards

My husband and I visited on a little summer weekend get-away to Seattle. We are very lucky to have... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Kathleen B
Victoria, Canada
Amazing Facial

My second visit and I will be back. Love the location and ambiance. Wish they had a room to fix... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Robin K
Oak Harbor, Washington
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Penelope & The Beauty Bar, located inside the historic Fairmont Olympic Hotel in the heart of downtown Seattle, offers the most advanced skin care and body treatments available. Our spa treatments include european facials and non surgical face lifts...more
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Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University Street, Seattle, WA 98101
+1 206-438-1750
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Reviewed 1 week ago

ABSOLUTELY the WORST customer service experience I have ever encountered on either coast. I have been a devout Sonya client for waxing, however I am sad to say today that ended. I called ahead of my appointment to let them know that my car had...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

My husband and I visited on a little summer weekend get-away to Seattle. We are very lucky to have visited quite a number of upscale spas in various places, and while this one is good -- it's simply not on par with others we've been...More

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This spa does not disappoint. The technicians have always been very professional. I am impressed with the quality of service, the cleanliness, and the overall decor and ambiance.

Thank SeattleRainyDay
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This is the best Spa ever! Tia, my massage gal made my day. The nail spa team was the best at making mine and my husbands nails shine and glow. We checked in at the beginning if the day and checked out late afternoon. Our...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I was in Seattle for my friend's graduation and was able to get an appointment for a mani-pedi, very last minute. My nail tech, Courtney, was so much fun to chat with and she knows how to take care of nails in the proper way....More

Thank Melina S
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Penelope's is fabulous. The services are the best and the people are wonderful. It may be a little pricier than some other places, but it is well worth the cost. I have had impressive results with both my facials and my massages. If you want...More

Thank Janna M
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Sonya was awesome! So thorough, gentle and informative. She stayed with me the entire time and did a great job. I definitely will be back and would highly recommend requesting her!

Thank tschel20
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Courtney provided a great massage that addressed my needs as a long distance runner/desk worker. I went into my massage as a stiff and stressed person and walked out refreshed, feeling like she had pushed out all the stiffness, forever. She offered a choice of...More

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Hello, i absolutely enjoyed my facial with Angelina on Saturday. She was so sweet and professional! I love the ambiance of this spa. the staff is super friendly! My skin was amazingly pretty and i will definitely come back for another. thank you so much...More

Thank Hal L
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

My second visit and I will be back. Love the location and ambiance. Wish they had a room to fix your hair following your treatment. Lockers would be nice as well.

Thank Robin K
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