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We are pleased to offer spa services to The Press Hotel guests through Akari, our spa partner, located at 195 Middle Street, just a block from the hotel. Akari is an urban sanctuary of wellness, beauty and style. A list of customized offerings for The Press Hotel guests include contemporary hair and nail styling, customized skincare, luxurious massage and body treatments and cutting-edge Medi Spa services. Advance appointments are recommended and please mention you are a guest of The Press Hotel at or calling 207.772.9060

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The Baseline (Press Signature Massage) – 75 min $135 "The line on which the bases of capital letters sit." Your body is your baseline. Keep it balanced and melt tension away with this luxurious and relaxing full-body massage. Includes our signature essential oil blend of lavender, sweet orange and rosemary.


The High-Resolution (Press Signature Facial) – 75 min $135 "The measurement used in typesetting to express quality of output. Measured in dots per inch, the greater the number of dots, the smoother and cleaner appearance the character/image will have." Cleanse, tone, exfoliate, and moisturize your skin in this custom-tailored facial. Detoxifying Himalayan sea salt stones will open pores, and essential oils will leave you glowing and ready for your close-up!


The Airbrush (Shampoo/Blowdry) – $55 "Pen-shaped tool that sprays a fine mist of ink or paint to retouch photos and create smoothtoned illustrations." Plain and simple, this is your perfect blowout. Enjoy a relaxing scalp massage during your shampoo. Our stylists can create looks that run the gamut from high-volume to super sleek and straight. Whatever you decide on, we guarantee you won’t be able to keep yourself from giving a sassy hair flip when we are done!


The Retouch (Mani / Pedi ) – Manicure $40 / Pedicure $80 "A means of altering artwork or color separations to correct faults or enhance the image." A full-service mani/pedi, heavy on the massage! Choose from a wide array of the latest colors to enhance your nails to their most polished potential!


This Just In... (Botox and Filler) "A phrase said to announce the breaking news." Something else is in: refreshed and youthful skin! We offer dermal fillers and botox that rejuvenate your look and will leave everyone wondering what magic is "in" your skin! n Botox – Starting @ $350 n Filler – Starting @ $650

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