Subway is the only sauna in the CBD, and has a discreet entrance on Banana. Many gay travelers including us indulge in worldwide airport lounge access and pre-arrange airport transfers to take the stress out of travel. Some patrons are fine but some are very predatory and Try another? Melbourne is a very safe city and gay travellers in Melbourne do not need to take any extra precautions in terms of public displays of affection in this very tolerant and progressive city.
The large spa is good for a soak, but the small steam room smells dank.
The1Spa on Victoria is close to trams 12 and It may have passed its prime, but the clientele make it worth a visit. Freelube, paper towelling. As well as a couple of rabbit-warren-like mazes with disorienting mirrors and a couple of porn lounges, Subway has a good-sized spa, steam room and sauna, and the wet area is the most popular, for both action and cruising.