New Zealand - Waikato Region - Hamilton
Victoria Street 856 A
I go to this sauna on average about every 2 months when visiting Hamilton. I find I cannot agree with the comments below, especially when compared to the absolute ebola ridden shit hole and crap attitude of the former 10 High Sauna that Guyz replaced. Agest comments about the owner are just silly.
This is an owner operated business and I have always found Gavin to be very welcoming, professional and friendly, even handing out lollypops to clients when leaving. The venue is clean and well laid out with everything that you would expect.Porn videos and music seem to be the same standard fare that you get in any other sauna. Like all similar venues it has its quiet and busy times, but generally it seems busy between about 7 to 10pm, especially on Thursday nights. The client base seems more masculine than you would get at say Centurian, definitely more 'Farmer Man' than 'Kylie boi', and a steady stream of new faces as a lot seem to be visiting sales reps like me.
The location is easy to find, with a discreet entrance and plenty of parking. Overall this is a well presented, clean and welcoming place.
I agree with the second comment, we do pay enough to get in there, it's advertised as being open from 4Pm-12 Midnight but it seems when the owner gets bored he wants everyone to leave by turning this off so people get the hint to piss off, this is unfair.
The other thing is, this place isn't well advertised, I found it hard to find the place in the dark, if you want customer's to come in you need to have it advertised in a better way, it's advertised as "Under Curtain Supermaket" but that's incorrect, it's under "Curtain Studio" this is way I couldn't find it in the first place as I was looking for the earlier.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday I find can be pretty good with a mix of guys and age range (18 -80) it's a good mix, but all in all this place needs something.
Nice place to visit, has some cute young guys over the weekends, down fal is they charge $2 for a dry towel and music isn't very loud, but pretty nice clan place.
What is the point of the guy even opening this sauna, on a few occasions I have been there he's closed before 9pm because he want's to go home, that's not how to run a business.
I've been to many saunas in my time and this is the only one that closes when the owner feels like going home or just don't want to be there, not everyone like's to go into a sauna in broad day ligt, some people go out for dinner and then a sauna, but they won't have a chance at this one if this owner continues to close when he feels bored, this place has a lot of potential if only he owner would pull his finger out of his ass.
I've noticed he don't "Clean" very well, there's been plasters beside the spa pool for 3 weeks now in the same spot, the disabled toilet was finally cleaned (Under the toilet seat)none of the rooms have Lube in them and only 2-4 condoms, what is up with that?
This guy need to keep this Sauna OPEN EVERY NITE he's open till at least midnight not till he feels bored and wants to go home.
Come on mate get with the program, people pay way to much to get in when you close early (before 9pm)
If you don't want to be there hand the reins over to someone else, and what's with all the old porn movies, each time I've been there it's been leather movies, or very old porn, were in the 21st century so leave the old man porn behind and start with new fresh young porn or no one will come to your venue!
This place is shocking, two guys in there 60's run it, they like to save power so turn things off like the jets on the Spa Pool, Dry Sauna isn't very hot at all, temperature is low, no bucket of water in Dry Sauna to pour over hot coals, stem room is on low as well, very samll Porn Video room, no maze, daylight shines through the room windows, to keep saving money they have removed their website and it's no longer up and running, price has risen to $25, so no worth a visit.
If thy had younger guys on the door and working in the place it would be much busier than it is, but no one visits it because two 60+ yr old guys run it on their own.
Very limited food options, stuck with potato chips, chocolate, fizzy drinks, that's about all food options they offer, music wise it seems the play the same 70's $ 80's CD over and over from opening to closing, all in all the place is very small and mostly retired men due to the retired men running it.
Visiting a sauna, I'm there to enjoy the company of other naked men. For the time I stay there, 2-3 hours. This place is comfortable. On the 2 occasions I have visited there has been men younger and older than me, I'm 47yrs.
I agree with the comments in the other review that the steam room should be hotter and there is no maze. I find sauna's to hot to spend time in other than to dry off!
Another note to the owner. As a customer we should be able to enjoy ourselves until closing or let us know that you are turning facilities off, closing area's down from 11pm.
I will visit again.