Basement Complex

18 Tariff Street, Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 2FN | map | get directions |

audience rating: Basement Complex, 3 out of 5 based on 55 ratings click to vote:
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Large gay sauna occupying the entire basement level of an old Victorian Mill. Facilities include a large dry sauna, steam room, two spa pools, private cabins, massage treatment rooms and a café bar.

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

weekday: 24 hours

weekend: 24 hours

venue: sauna | features: cafe, steam room, massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, relaxing cabins, free wi-fi | customers: gay

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last updated: 15-11-2017



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based on 6 reviews
  1. best place!!!!

    “I have been going regularly for a year now. Does get busy on Sundays around 3pm. Lots of guys different ages come in. Although does get a bit annoying when dirty old guys cant stop chasing the younger lads. This place needs more younger lads. Best days to go are Sundays. Place is cleaned regularly. Never had any issues with the staff.“

     on 13-02-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

  2. Shabby and depressing

    “I won't mix words. The Basement really depressing. One guy was actually crying. Steer clear.“


     on 30-09-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  3. Appalling

    “The guy on reception is so rude and speaks to you like your a child. I asked for an extra towel and was willing to pay for it, but he just shouted 'no' at me. The place stinks, the sauna is dirty with broken tiles. People walking circles looking for something or someone, no action on offer.“

     on 20-09-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  4. No action going on

    “Been there twice and on both occasions it was empty. The first thing to note is the building.... soggy carpet, smells of damp and dirty seating in the sauna. It isn't relaxing at all and there was no action going on. There are lots of photos on grinder of very hot guys saying they are at basement and enticing you to go and pay but I think these are fake. Not worth it.“

     on 03-08-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • best sauna around

      “This is the best sauna in Manchester. The sauna you must have gone to would have been near canal st called base sauna. Most the reviews on here are about Base sauna and not Basement Complex. I have been a regular customer for over a year and had no issues. Best day to come in the sauna is on Sunday after 2pm.“

       on 13-02-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

  5. Lack of contact

    “Never been to a sauna, so have sent e-mail to them NO reply
    Phoned 5 times rings but no answerer so how dose anyone talk to them and to find out more about what is on offer.
    They can not be that busy that no one can answerer the phone.
    Very disappointed with the Basement.“

     on 29-07-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  6. Ok-ish

    “People walking circles looking for something or someone. Jacuzzi had so much chloride in it it was literally burning my eyes. It's decent and clean. Staff are friendly and helpful. I heard them give advice to a guy that was complaining of bo action telling him to stop being so fussy. Found that to be funny. Not sure if i would go back. A bit to expensive if u ask me especially after 4pm.“


     on 06-01-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  7. Fyll of lonely guys

    “Guys, looking, for others, not sure the person is there, so searching and searching for the right guy. Most knowing how to make it work.
    Very sad.“


     on 27-08-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  8. Excellent - Spacious - Great Design

    “Accompanying friend, who last attended around 5 years ago, is highly impressed with the sauna's improvements, increased space, new black tiling throughout that is sophisticated looking and visually appealing.

    Excellent sauna well worth a visit to freshen up, relax, enjoy a snack while watching TV or going online and enjoy all the other facilities of a fantastic men's health club.“


     on 30-05-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  9. Poor experience

    “Very poor experience. Neither set of showers were working properly - when we informed staff they were unconcerned and made no attempt to rectify the issue or provide a refund despite shower facilities being a basic need in a sauna. Lockers wee not secure - I tried the wrong locker by accident with my key and managed to open someone's eles's locker with all their belongings. Staff on duty were pretty poor and could do with customer care training. Atmosphere not great unless you want a social club - lots of guys sitting or standing and chatting! Not a place I will rush back to!“

     on 21-03-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  10. Appalling state

    “First of all great welcome, by the Romanian young fellow, very informative and what a shame. Renovation was going on and it was a right mess, entry charge £15, one shower right at the back and not been cleaned like forever, filthy cubicles, list is endless. I would suggest ringing in before visiting just to check if renovation is finished“

     on 05-08-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  11. Basement

    “Went there this week 28th July 15 only to find both the sauna and steam closed off for refurbishment, whilst about time as they are grubby, entrance fee remaining at 15 quid is ludicrous! I would call them to check facilities are open before making the effort to go! There are other places. If refurb is still happening I would not bother.“


     on 01-08-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  12. A true complex

    “Well established and pleasant greeting on every visit. The 'refurbished' cabins are a bit strange. There are a handful of different sizes with high step into them (potential accidents?) - I'm not young and it's difficult to climb in and out. The 'new dark room with a circular table in is my favourite. There's been a crucial problem for the last couple of weeks where the floor by the showers is giving way - and dangerous. Not well marked or protected. This dates 17.5. am due back 18th.“


     on 17-05-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

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