Quality Inn & Suites by Convention Center
250 Silver Lake Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: (213) 639-1920
Fax: (213) 639-1927
Beauty & Spas
Gone are the days when the fuzz used to bother only women. With more and more men turning metrosexual, the waxing parlors are doing pretty well for themselves. And Stark Waxing Studio is one such spot, which caters to both men and women. With a plethora of treatments—Full Brazilian being the most famous—this place is here to stay. Other therapies include eyelash tints, and if you don't want to be poked and prodded by a beautician, you can grab some bath and body products from the on-site shop. The prices are somewhat high, but with a location like Silver Lake, that is bound to happen.
Known for its effervescent, sodium bicarbonate-laced pools, the Beverly Hot Springs has been beloved by Angelenos since its opening day almost a hundred years ago. Discovered by oil wildcatters at the turn of the century, the pure alkaline mineral waters gush from a natural well nearly two thousand feet below the city. Add a 45-minute massage or a soothing body treatment utilizing a mixture of milk, honey and cucumber to your muscle-melting bath. Step in and be soothed.
Using the ancient practice of nuat Thai, this traditional Thai day spa offers luxurious treatments to the denizens of Westlake. Taking a holistic approach to their clients wellness, Pho-Siam Thai Spa reads your energy lines and applies just the right pressure and technique to work out those kinks. Treatments range from a simple 30 minute foot massage to bliss enduring 120 minute treatments that cover you head to toe.
If you're looking for a salon with class and decent prices, then visit Lucas. Owned and run by Taylor Lucas, the salon has been around for a while, and has recently opened a new branch that is headed by Taylor's sister Nina. This newer branch deals only with nails. Each session lasts for quite a minutes, so your nails should look more than squeaky-clean! The original salon provides facials, waxing (even full face waxing) and haircuts. Haircuts and manicures are very reasonably priced. The staff are congenial and will even fit you in after working hours, provided you ask politely!
If you are seeking tranquilty, rejuvenation, pampering or just pure relaxation, then a visit to Le Petite Retreat Day Spa is your ticket to Nirvana! With French Island ambiance, soothing fountains, ancient Chinese artifacts and a peaceful Zen garden, this spa will immerse your senses in an oasis of serenity where comfort and wellness is the order of the day. As a celebrity haven, in the heart of L.A.'s Larchmont Village, they offer a full menu of indulgences and a staff of highly skilled technicians to perform wonders on your body and soul. Signature treatments include "Aquasonic Lymphatic Facial," "Warm Zen Stone Deep Tissue Massage," "Aqua Latte & Flower Medley Bath" and a couples romantic champagne bath for two under an elegant canopy of candlelight. Their well stocked boutique carries exclusive skin care lines, spa products and imported gifts. Individually customized treatment packages and special event bookings such as showers and birthdays are welcome, for attending guests who meet the spa's age requirement of 16 years or older.
Center for Yoga is part of the YogaWorks brand that has many centers all over the state. This is a great place to get yourself centered and to get your body in shape at the same time. They specialize in hatha yoga and do sun salutations. They have several free lectures available and, for the beginner, orientations are available.
This international chain of gym has many locations around the USA. The Gold's Gym offers a number of facilities that include weight machines, free weights, cardiovascular equipment, aerobic classes, martial arts classes, personal trainers, yoga classes, and massage therapy. So, in case you are fighting with your own self to kick that laze and hit to a promising workout haven, Gold's Gym is the best choice for your body, mind and soul.
Following the latest fitness craze, The Main Barre in Downtown Los Angeles is a fitness studio specializing in barre classes. What is barre, you may ask? Well this new type of exercise incorporates the precise movements and form of typical ballet work and combines it with choreographed, heart-pumping routines to get your blood flowing. The results are long lean, dancer-like muscles. Classes are offered throughout the day at a variety of levels.
Located in Atwater Village, this workout studio is anything but ordinary. Standing out amongst the rest of gyms and studios Los Angeles has to offer, Heartbeat House is a noncompetitive dance studio that offers a variety of classes for people of all ages and levels. Explore the rhythmic moves that get your heart rate up and the endorphins flowing.
If you are looking for more than a yoga class and want to enhance your life, then this is surely a place to experience. Owned and operated by Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa, yoga teacher to Hollywood's brightest stars, this yoga center offers meditation, nutrition, massage, acupressure and courses on spiritual guidance. They frequently feature world-renowned guest lecturers. The yoga classes have a limited capacity so that each student has plenty of space. Check Website for more details.
This gym is definitely not average. If you want a place to really work out, this is your place. The trainers are really focused and interested in your results. They have Pilates and spin classes and a massage area as well as boxing and chiropractic care. They offer the best personal training in LA, good equipment and functional space. Kor Health and Fitness is clean, friendly and welcoming.
Not just about nail care, Pampered Hands in Los Angeles also offers massages waxing and eyelash extensions. The experts at this beauty salon will buff and polish your nails and apply the hot new nail trend, shellac. Lasting up to two weeks, this hardened manicure will look fresh long after your appointment.