Econo Lodge Sydney South
40-44 Wentworth Avenue
Sydney, NS 2010
Phone: (61) 2 82628844
Fax: (61) 2 82628845
Beauty & Spas
Not as regal and refined as the name might suggest, Vic and Bert are unlikely specialists in Afro styles and body art like henna, paint, lacquer. You name it and it's there. Plus Victoria and Albert Hairdressing do a great traditional men's hot towel razor-shave. This is also the place to buy Afro-hair treatments including straighteners. The salon is pretty stylish, as are the staff and the central location makes it a good place for a lunchtime snip!
The first gym to introduce aerobics to the Australian public is still going strong after more than 25 years. Apart from exercise classes, City Gym offers one of the widest ranges of cardio and strength machines in Sydney as well as massages, steam rooms and personal trainers. Casual visits and membership program available.
Mirror Mirror Beauty offers its clients the opportunity to escape the rush of the busy world and retreat into the relaxing boutique space it has created. They use simple beauty treatments which are delivered with passion. The salon has massage, manicures and facial treatments that will leave you feeling revived, refreshed and completely at ease.
Sydney's newest leisure centre is located directly in front of St Mary's Cathedral. Facilities at Cook & Phillip Aquatic and Fitness Centre include a 50 meter lap pool, hydro-therapy pool and leisure pool with wave-making machine (all heated), as well as a gym and basketball court. The center also has a cafe and swimwear shop. Pop in here during your lunch hour or after work, or alternatively bring the family at weekends for a great, inner city aquatic experience. Check website for prices.
Take a break from the hectic pace of the city at spaQ, located within the stylish QT Sydney hotel. On offer is a selection of treatments and therapies to pamper your tired body and mind. The spa utilizes choicest skincare products in all of their treatments and therapies. The well-trained therapists will work with clients to recognize individual needs and proceed accordingly. Apart from beauty treatments, the spa also offers a hair salon and various other grooming services. Check website for more.
Located in the NSW Leagues' Club, this fitness center is service-orientated and offers a free, introductory session to every visitor. Their program focuses upon toning, weight loss, fitness, stress relief and general well being. Work out in air-conditioned comfort on computerized equipment, join an invigorating aerobics or circuit class or indulge in a relaxing massage. The comprehensive Fitness Evaluation takes one hour and is supervised by one of the center's qualified staff. Casual visits and membership programs available.
Hop into ThaSpa, one of Sydney's best Day Spa and Beauty Salon, and treat yourself to various massage treatments that the spa offers. Pamper your skin with body warps and luxurious aromatherapy facials. Health and beauty treatments are available in packages designed for both women and men. So go ahead and indulge.
Built in the 1980's by Ken Hiscoe, an internationally renowned squash player, expect great squash facilities and loads of in-house competitions to work toward. Hiscoes Fitness Club offers the usual range of classes and equipment. Many patrons are part of the local gay community; you will not find too many muscle men here and there is not too much attitude. Their specialty is the results program, which includes personalized training and nutritional advice.
Lattouf uses best quality products in its treatments and workshops, which include hairdressing and beauty therapy, aromatherapy, make-up, image consultation, nutrition and health. Emphasis is on education, so you can maintain your rejuvenated self between visits.
Audrey Hepburn admirers will love this fabulous, art deco salon in Potts Point. With a good reputation and well-trained stylists you can be sure of good service and the latest in styling techniques. A stone's throw from Macleay Street's chic al fresco cafes and glittering five star hotels, Michael Wolff and his staff create gorgeous classic and contemporary styles. They also specialize in weddings and can cater for both hair and makeup requirements. Bookings are essential to avoid disappointment.
This male-only sanctuary is a stylishly comfortable space with privacy and discreet, professional staff. The increasing number of regular clients reflects the modern man's growing interest in skin care and looking good. At the Face of Man, you can completely relax, lie back and enjoy specialties including back cleansing, waxing for cosmetic and sport reasons, acne solutions, facial peel, steam and mask.
If you're all stressed out and need to unwind, come pamper yourself at the Paddington Beauty Room. There are a wide variety of services on offer, the staff is efficient and friendly, and its famous La Prairie facials will definitely have you returning soon! So go ahead and treat yourself, you will leave feeling rejuvenated, and your weary body will certainly thank you for it .