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Manhattan's Spa Castle Reopens Tomorrow, Five Months After Shutdown

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Did you forget that Spa Castle openedmidtown Manhattan location six months ago? Quite likely, since it was shut down by the New York City Health Department in early January for operating without the proper permits or approved safety plans. But now it's getting its second chance: DNAinfo reports that the Korean spa will reopen its doors at 9am tomorrow, with its website and Facebook page touting the date as its "grand reopening."

Its original sister location in Queens has had its fair share of problems as well, though those hadn't prompted a closure. A day pass for the 16-and-up Manhattan location costs $65, making it one of the more affordable spas in the city, with treatments like massages and body scrubs available for an extra fee.

Want to max your Spa Castle Premier 57 experience? Take a few tips from Korean beauty expert Charlotte Cho. "With a million spas to choose from in New York City, I'm glad that Premier 57 decided to stay true to the original Korean bathhouse experience," she told us back in December.