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Address: 1 Mountain Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1K2, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 403-762-1515
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

All the amenities of a modern facility are featured in this splendid,...

All the amenities of a modern facility are featured in this splendid, historic spa and bath house—against a backdrop of spectacular alpine scenery. You will luxuriate in the comfort of soothing hot water where travelers have come to “take the waters” for more than a century. Banff’s premier attraction features: a day spa, outdoor terrace, Wonder of water hydrology exhibit and historic swimsuits (1920's) for rent. It also offers an outfitters gift store and the Upper Hot Springs Café.

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Clean, efficient and very hot

Visited in the late evening in April; snow gently falling. The baths were busy but clean and efficient with all necessary amenities. I would highly recommend a visit to anyone... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Comber, United Kingdom
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Alberta, Canada
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882 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 385 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We got there at 1:00 pm. Entrance fees, locker and towel/swimsuit rentals all very reasonable. Walked into pool down the ramp. Water at 39 Celsius. Compared to Radium Hot Springs in BC, the pool is tiny. The view was limited by low clouds, but should be good on a clear day. As we left, a huge group of high-school kids... More 

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Comber, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited in the late evening in April; snow gently falling. The baths were busy but clean and efficient with all necessary amenities. I would highly recommend a visit to anyone staying in Banff. It would be difficult to spend a very long time in the water so frequent breaks are required and there were a lot of teenagers around when... More 

Thank captainplanet
Antwerp, Belgium
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found it too crowdy and quiet dirty. Therefore we stayed only half an hour in the pool. We suggest to visit the pool not around 17h but earlier on the day or maybe later. History of this pool is very interesting and also the view at the mountains are realy nice.

Thank Debbie M
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Read some reviews where people compare Banf Springs Hotel vs Banff hot Springs. Yes, Banff Springs Hotel is great but sooo pricey and snoby. I am a Fairmont Platinum Member for years but lately I find you don't get your monies worth so I rather relax in the Banff Hot Springs and speak to nice people who don't show off.

Thank nardude
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Who visit areal hot springs will know that it is simply a hit pool fully of Chlore. They called sulfur bath but there is only chlore. I was very very disappointed.

Thank silvio n
South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Bathing at 38 degrees C outdoors at minus 2 and it's snowing is a great experience Easy to get to with a short drive or local bus trip just out of town and well worth it

Thank Mr P
Charleston, South Carolina
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't forget a towel or pay to rent one lol. Worth going for sure! They have lockers to rent also and a snack bar and souvenir shop.

Thank SundaeDriver
Calgary, Canada
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The parking is limited, so consider taking ROAM bus to get there. The pool is great, with a fantastic view as you sit and enjoy the heat. Always feels better when the air is crisp and the water is hot! The pool can get quite crowded, but people are respectful about not splashing around - this is a relaxation pool,... More 

Thank BT685
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

if you think about going there, don't! the pool was crowded, dirty, hair was everywhere and the showers were ice cold.

Thank Maren T
Toronto ON CAN
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84 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are no jets, you're basically sitting in hot water outdoors, with a mountain view. There are red plastic muskoka chairs you can lounge in to cool off for a bit. If you miss this, that's ok, your hotel hot tub is just as good.

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