BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Spa and Nail Bars

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Spa and Nail Bars

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have
a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer.
In this weekly summer series, we’ll share our picks with you - 
our top hotels, live music venues, local brews,
bands and more. Check, share and discuss
#OLMBest every week!

The Upkeep Shoppe

Location: 358 Preston St

The Upkeep Shoppe on Preston Street caters all sorts of your spa needs from manicures and pedicures to waxes and massages. They are the proud recipients of Top Choice Awards from 2013-2015 and Day Spa of the Year Ontario, Canada 2017-2018. The Upkeep Shoppe’s Naturopathica spa treatments use all-natural ingredients that yield powerful results. 

York Street Spa

Location: 11 York Street

York Street Spa is a relaxing retreat in the heart of downtown! They believe in helping you reach your physiological, emotional and spiritual peak while enjoying your visit. Whether you are seeking a standard manicure or a full day of pampering look no further than York Street Spa.

Renu Massage Therapy and Spa

Location: 1432 Wellington St W

The Renu Massage Therapy and Spa provides a wide variety of spa services including laser hair removal and medical aesthetics. From anti-aging power-boosting facials to detox therapies, their treatments are tailored to the unique needs of each individual. Renu's Registered Massage Therapists are professionally trained in the latest clinical and relaxation massage techniques. Your visit is sure to leave you feeling rejuvenated and Renu’d.


Location: 397 Richmond Rd

At The Ten Spot in Westboro everyone deserves to #FeelLikeATen! The atmosphere at The The Ten Spot is both casual and chic. What began as a single salon on Queen West in Toronto is now a The Ten Spot now has over 20 locations across the country, including their location in Westboro.

J'Adore Beauty Bar and Lounge

Location: 329A Elgin Street

J'Adore Beauty Bar and Lounge offers traditional spa services in a sociable environment. In addition to their full-service spa menu, J'Adore's drink menu features some of your favourite cocktails that can be enjoyed while being pampered from head to toe. Celebrate a special occassion or simply spend time with your girlfriends at this unique nail bar located in the heart of downtown. 

Daya Spa

Location: 200 Dalhousie St

The Daya Spa is a full-service organic spa that understands the importance of balancing well-being and sustainability. They provide clients with a rich variety of treatments and services from organic nail services, to registered massage therapy and reflexology massages.

Spotlight Hair and Spa

Location: 3517 McBean St

Spotlight Hair and Spa offers a wide variety of spa services such as facial treatments, hand and foot care, eyelash extensions, body treatments and Swedish massages and much more! Spotlight's friendly and down-to-earth staff are a testament to putting quality service as its utmost priority.

ISO SPA Floatation Therapy

Location: 464 Bank Street

If you're looking for a unique relaxation experience in Ottawa look no further than ISO SPA's flotation therapy. Clear the clutter in your mind by floating in 1,000 liters of water, heated to body temperature, and mixed with over 1,200 pounds of Epsom salts. Floating therapy has proven benefits for both the mind and body!

Au Natural Spa at Brookstreet

Location: 525 Legget Drive

Au Naturel Spa at Brookstreet has a wide variety of customizable and personalized treatments and services such as mani-pedis, massages and vichy water treatments. Whether you're a guest of the hotel or simply live in the area, Au Natural Spa provides leading spa packages. Spend $50 or more at the spa and you'll receive complimentary use of their Flex Fitness Studio, saltwater pools, sauna, hot tubs and more. 

Voila Coiffure & Mini Spa

Location: 99 Bank St

Voila Coiffure aims to improve your well-being through its many spa services and treatments. The staff are both personable and professional which guarantees an unforgettable experience.