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SA's largest baths with full bar
The usual jacuzzi and wet areas; outdoor courtyard. Admission R90; R55 for students, airline crew and before 5pm.

Tags: Men Only, Steam Room

Phoenix Centre (N1 South at Malibongwe (formerly Hans Strydom) Drive)
Randburg, Johannesburg

(011) 792-1288
Website
Mon—Thurs noon—1am; Fri—Sat to 7am; Sun 1pm—1am



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  • April 30

  •   Great place
    Thompson ·

    July 7, 2015

    I have been to some of the best saunas in the world but the Rec Room is a special place. The punters and the staff are mostly very friendly and it's quite easy to make friends. It's fairly quiet from Monday to Wednesday. Friday nights, Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons are the busiest times. Also, on some week nights there is a no towel policy so check before going. The Rec Room is a clean place and it is also quite safe to park your car there. Do be aware, however, that the police often have roadblocks close to the venue checking for drunk drivers, especially on holidays and weekends. If you plan on drinking, it is best to get a cab. You will also need to bring your own lock or buy one at the venue.

  • July 7, 2015

  •   Generally good
    Meerkat ·

    June 23, 2015

    Generally it is a clean, nice place. Unfortunately the Jacuzzi's only reach body temperature after 6pm. (Rec Room opens at 12 noon) It is stupid to have to bring your own lock and key. I regularly visit 76 saunas all over the world and have never encountered such a stupid idea. Then there is the no towel night ... OK for some time but in winter it is freezing in the place and you have to dry yourself with a face cloth after you had a steam, shower or sauna. I think the management of this nice place should take more conscious care of the place before they get into trouble. They need to heat the place up in winter. THe few heaters on the roof-walls are worthless.

  • March 9, 2015

  •   my thoughts
    Kavi ·

    March 9, 2015

    love the steam room as i spend most my time there, the barmen are friendly, a nice place to socialize and meet for action or a random encounter, what i think is needed, perhaps a strippers pole, dance floor, maybe a few entertainers who would work there,,but overall a really good place, i recommend it

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  • September 13, 2014

  • D.F was here

    July 7, 2014

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