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Where to Get a Massage in San Francisco for Less Than $100

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Most of us long for an escape to one of the city's luxurious day spas, but sometimes your bank account just isn't prepared for that level of splurging. When funds are tight, there are still places in San Francisco where you can treat yourself to a much-needed massage without abandoning your budget. Here are ten options, mapped roughly north to south, where a 50 to 70-minute treatment costs less than $100.


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1. Project Zen

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325 Bay St
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 500-4777
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A 60-minute deep tissue massage at Project Zen is $85, and 60-minute traditional Thai or Japanese Shiatsu massages are only $70. Monday through Friday, you can get 20% off any service at Project Zen before 2pm.

2. La Biang Thai Massage

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1301 Polk St
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 931-7692
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This traditional Thai massage costs only $1 per minute. Get a 30 minute massage for $30 or a 60 minute treatment for $60. You can book a reservation online and gift certificates are available.

3. Utoepia

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1722 Divisadero St
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 567-8668
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If you're looking to get more bang for your buck, try the 70-minute foot and back reflexology session at Utoepia. It's only $36! Open Monday-Sunday from 10 am to 10 pm, the last appointment daily is at 9 pm.

4. Kabuki Springs & Spa

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1750 Geary Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 922-6000
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Kabuki Springs & Spa offers both Eastern and Western massage for under $100. Monday through Friday, a 50-minute massage is only $90. Saturday and Sunday, it's $99. For an extra $15, you can purchase access to the communal baths.

5. Massage Envy Spa - San Francisco - Metreon

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785 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 341-9800
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Introductory prices at Massage Envy in the Metreon are among the best deals in SoMa: A 60-minute session is only $59.99, while a 90-minute massage is $89.99.

6. World School of Massage and Holistic Healing Arts

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401 32nd Ave
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 697-1319
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A 60-minute massage session at World School's student clinic is only $40. The San Francisco clinic has sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 3:30, 5:00, and 6:30pm. Gift certificates are available.

7. Touch Thai Massage

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3121 Geary
San Francisco, CA
A traditional Thai massage at Touch Thai is $30 for 30 minutes, or $60 for $60 minutes. There's also a neck-and-shoulder option: $35 for 30 minutes or $65 for 60 minutes.

8. San Francisco School of Massage & Bodywork

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475 Valencia St Fl 3
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 474-4600
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Easily the best deal in the city, a 60-minute massage at the student clinic is only $35, ($30 through December 31, 2014.) The clinic is open seven days a week, but hours vary. (Check the website.) Online booking is available.

9. La Nee Thai Massage

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1453 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 282-2236
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The sister studio to La Biang, La Nee also offers 60 minute Thai massages for $60. See? There are still bargains to be found in the Mission! Like La Biang, La Nee offers online booking and gift certificates.

10. Archimedes Banya

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748 Innes Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124
(415) 206-9000
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Massage is only available as an add-on option to your banya pass (a basic pass is $37), but it's an affordable add-on. A 60-minute deep tissue or sports massage is $92; a 30-minute session is $55. If you're fine with a 30-minute massage, a pass and massage costs only $92.

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1. Project Zen

325 Bay St, San Francisco, CA 94133
A 60-minute deep tissue massage at Project Zen is $85, and 60-minute traditional Thai or Japanese Shiatsu massages are only $70. Monday through Friday, you can get 20% off any service at Project Zen before 2pm.
325 Bay St
San Francisco, CA 94133

2. La Biang Thai Massage

1301 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109
This traditional Thai massage costs only $1 per minute. Get a 30 minute massage for $30 or a 60 minute treatment for $60. You can book a reservation online and gift certificates are available.
1301 Polk St
San Francisco, CA 94109

3. Utoepia

1722 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115
If you're looking to get more bang for your buck, try the 70-minute foot and back reflexology session at Utoepia. It's only $36! Open Monday-Sunday from 10 am to 10 pm, the last appointment daily is at 9 pm.
1722 Divisadero St
San Francisco, CA 94115

4. Kabuki Springs & Spa

1750 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94115
Kabuki Springs & Spa offers both Eastern and Western massage for under $100. Monday through Friday, a 50-minute massage is only $90. Saturday and Sunday, it's $99. For an extra $15, you can purchase access to the communal baths.
1750 Geary Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94115

5. Massage Envy Spa - San Francisco - Metreon

785 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Introductory prices at Massage Envy in the Metreon are among the best deals in SoMa: A 60-minute session is only $59.99, while a 90-minute massage is $89.99.
785 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

6. World School of Massage and Holistic Healing Arts

401 32nd Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121
A 60-minute massage session at World School's student clinic is only $40. The San Francisco clinic has sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 3:30, 5:00, and 6:30pm. Gift certificates are available.
401 32nd Ave
San Francisco, CA 94121

7. Touch Thai Massage

3121 Geary, San Francisco, CA
A traditional Thai massage at Touch Thai is $30 for 30 minutes, or $60 for $60 minutes. There's also a neck-and-shoulder option: $35 for 30 minutes or $65 for 60 minutes.
3121 Geary
San Francisco, CA

8. San Francisco School of Massage & Bodywork

475 Valencia St Fl 3, San Francisco, CA 94103
Easily the best deal in the city, a 60-minute massage at the student clinic is only $35, ($30 through December 31, 2014.) The clinic is open seven days a week, but hours vary. (Check the website.) Online booking is available.
475 Valencia St Fl 3
San Francisco, CA 94103

9. La Nee Thai Massage

1453 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110
The sister studio to La Biang, La Nee also offers 60 minute Thai massages for $60. See? There are still bargains to be found in the Mission! Like La Biang, La Nee offers online booking and gift certificates.
1453 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110

10. Archimedes Banya

748 Innes Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124
Massage is only available as an add-on option to your banya pass (a basic pass is $37), but it's an affordable add-on. A 60-minute deep tissue or sports massage is $92; a 30-minute session is $55. If you're fine with a 30-minute massage, a pass and massage costs only $92.
748 Innes Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124