FLEX Spas Cleveland

 
60% love it
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Largest gay bathhouse in America flaunts vintage style
Billed as the largest gay bathhouse in America, this facility boats all the conveniences of new with the character of old. (The art deco Greyhound building was built in 1939.) Flex Cleveland features classic spa rooms replete with TV's for private viewing, and indoor pool, 3000 square-foot gym, porn theater, and two shower areas.

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    • ClydeS
      ClydeS 2 months ago
      Loves it

      Love it
      Have loads great fun...

    • marlin.spellman
      marlin.spellman Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Hot
      Have been there a couple of times and would like to go again. Was there on a Sunday evening--age was not a factor and had a super time. Have two theaters but never saw the regular one--just porn is the name of the game. Would love to go again for sure, but feel somewhat intimidated now; think one of the bouncers is not a great friend of mine. Well, that is what he told me in Facebook and defriended me. Just need to forget that and go there and have a great time. I found that that Sunday evening to early Monday moring was super--you name it and it was happening :)

    • tdschaefer
      tdschaefer Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great space; a gay resort
      We love this place and love to stay in the newly renovated hotel rooms. It's not just a bathhouse but a resort with indoor and outdoor pools, large hot tub, multiple saunas and a large full gym. Other cities would kill to have this place!

    • ToddJSaporito
      ToddJSaporito Over a year ago

      FLEX Spas Cleveland has hotel rooms, inside lounge and kitchen, indoor and outdoor pools , and special men's events year long.

    • DuckRoggers2038
      DuckRoggers2038 Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Really huge and really sad
      This place is HUGE.... Great pool area. But that's all I can write about. Just making someplace the biggest doesn't make it any good. The negative reviews are right. I wouldn't come here unless there is a pride Fest. The bad: steam room is large, but doesn't steam up to well and very dingy. It made from cement that is poorly crafted to feel like a cave. Then there is huge uncomfortable rock beds for guys to lay on. Strange design. Upstairs has a huge floor of rooms... But that's it. Kinda boring. I went three times on my visit, never really saw any of them open. Upstairs is a big open room where guys could mingle... But there wasn't much to brag about. However, that's were you hang when your looking for a dude. I really don't recommend this place.

    • sluttypumpkin
      sluttypumpkin Over a year ago
      Hates it

      HerpCentral
      the quickest and easiest way to contract herpes in the city of cleveland. unfortunately, a friend of mine got a nasty bacterial infection in his reproductive tract after hooking up here. need i say more?

    • WinDaIXI
      WinDaIXI Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Definitely An Experience You Do Not Want To Miss
      The facilities are very impressive. The entire complex is an immense labyrinth the goes on and on. The outdoor pool is heated, the roof top beach has a nice skyline view of Cleveland, and all the inside facilities feel clean, not spotless but definitely very clean. The attached gym has a great selection of current equipment in good working condition. I did not have a drink at the bar but it looked okay though the bartender was not friendly. The pricing is very reasonable for what you get. My one day membership and standard room was $32.00 all together. I did not see any of the hotel parts but heard good things about them from a regular. The indoor attractions such as the pools, saunas, lounges and movie room well exceeded my expectations. The dungeons and glory hole areas were nice but more standard fair. The steam room was huge and had a primal cave man design, which i liked. However the steam room did have puddles. The standard rooms on the second floor were good, but they did not have lockers in them you instead use a locker at the front desk. The also had a large wooden bench with a pillow and sheets but not a mattress or cushion. The first floor upgraded rooms had nice beds with real sheets and duvets with a bedside stand and chair. There was plenty of room for 4-6 people if you do not mind being close. The crowd was the typical for most bathhouses that I have been to: about 10% of the guys were college age, 25% were very attractive, 40% were good looking or better and the remaining 60% were older, not in shape and less than okay looking. I had a pushiness/trailing problem with a very small portion of the older guys (2 in my case), which has never happened to me before before at other bathhouses, as soon as I was vocally loud about it in a crowded area it stopped though. A couple local regulars I talked to said Saturday nights and the Monday specials are the busiest times. I was there on a Friday night and there were probably 60-75 guys there. The location is 2600 Hamilton Ave, Yelp had another address listed that I went to first. It is in a sketchy part of the city so walk swiftly. The path was mainly just abandoned roads when I was walking there at 11:00pm. Note that you must go through the parking lot entrance to get to the entrance to the spa I walked around the building for a while trying to figure out how to get in worried that it was closed. The staff, aside from the cleaning staff who were very congenial, were not rude but they were not polite either. They were just monotonous and not well trained. No greetings when I came in or left for the night and the minor difference between not asking â

    • Pete44107
      Pete44107 Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Disappointment
      Stopped by Flex twice (Friday and Saturday evening) this week. Could not believe the lack of people in there! The parking lot was full, so I thought it would be packed. Turns out people park there and walk to the bar next door. The people that work at the front desk are RUDE, full of attitude and truly seem bothered to have to take your $40. I rented a quiet room on Friday and enjoyed its size and comfortable bed. Saturday I opted for the same type of room. This time I got a room without heat (had a space heater on the table), one used rubber under the pillow and one on the floor. Does anyone clean here? The hot tub was nice and hot, just one problem... The water jets didn't work. Steam room lacked steam but had plenty of standing water on the floor. Sling room reeked of piss, no mattresses on the bunks in there, either. C'mon, who wants to get fucked on a piece of plywood. Being that it was so dead I attempted to use the wifi to try to locate some action on my ipad elsewhere in town... The "free wifi" didn't work. Went downstairs to the computer area only to find out the internet had been disconnected. This place is an absolute dump. I would hate to see it close and leave Cleveland without a bathhouse but if things stay the way they are I see no other option for the place.

    • cariocaus
      cariocaus Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great Time and Good Money
      I've been there last saturday with a friend, and unlike the previous reviews, we had a great time. The space is awesome, great jacuzzi and steam room. The gym is wonderful, and it is full of hot muscular and horny guys with no attitude over 40, very sensual, they were working out in the gym, would come and check you out once in a while, tease you and eventually undress and get ready for some hot action. Much, much better than Club Pitt in Pittsburgh and I will definitely return.

    • Lee1960
      Lee1960 Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Freaks and more!!!
      Was just here on a Saturday night. Members were scant and but there were some notable "freaks" with long gray hair and long gray beards. After walking around for 5 hours, I couldn't stand the boredom any longer. It's too bad this place seems destined to close, especially since the nicer, newer "Club" has already been shuttered.

    • cosmo595
      cosmo595 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      remember the times !
      oh yes that was my weds nite $1.00 jamboree! at other location. fun fun loved the dungeon !

    • djjk
      djjk Over a year ago
      Hates it

      depressing
      This is a place to come to if you are wanting to become straight. The most depressing example of gay life I have experienced. Can't we do better than this?

    • tarzanrich1972
      tarzanrich1972 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Cool Hangout
      Flex is a nice place to hangout and get a good massage along with anything else you may be looking for.

    • usukmeifuku
      usukmeifuku Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Flex "Hotel" rooms
      We prepaid for 2 nites (Thurs & Fri) fat Club Flex in one of their "hotel" rooms. What a mistake! It was freezing cold in the room with no way to control the temperature and the bed had inadequate blankets so we slept in long pants, sweatshirts, and socks. In addition, the hallway music played loudly and continuously all night long. The whole bathhouse is far and away too big for the few people who go there - about 1/4 the size would have been more appropriate. Nevertheless, the staff was friendly, the gym was top notch, and the occasional sex was fun.

    • Panadero73
      Panadero73 Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Chasers delite
      Old hefty men need love too, and this is the place to find it. No younger guys (by younger I mean under 40). No hot guys. Flab and rolls of fat are the thing here. Not bears but chub- super size style. Back in the day- and I can remember back in the day as in the late 90s, Cleveland's bathhouse scene rocked. The old Flex and Club Cleveland were wall-to-wall men with many hot sexy studs. The 20 somethings today have no idea what it was like then. Flex is not worth your money, your time, or your health. When you scrape what's left of the same-sex population in this city and drop them in Flex, you're not going to have the blue ribbon winning bunch. Save yourself the shame and possibly a visit to the Free Clinic and dont go to Flex.