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Szechenyi Baths and Pool

Allatkerti korut 9-11., Budapest 1146, Hungary
+36 1 363 3210
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The palace-like edifice contains a huge thermal pool where people often play chess while immersed in chest-high, and very hot, water.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“warm water” (223 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Allatkerti korut 9-11., Budapest 1146, Hungary
Allatkerti korut 9-11., Budapest 1146, Hungary
+36 1 363 3210
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Reviewed yesterday

I've read a number of negative reviews about this place but decided to go anyway. My girlfriend is a little OCD when it comes to cleanliness so I was a little apprehensive. It couldn't have been easier. Yes there is very little signage in english...More

Thank Martin A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If visiting Budapest, you must go to the thermal baths. It's a great experience, it's supposed to be healthy also. The staff is not that welcoming, but you need them only for 2 minutes. You can rent bathrobes, I brought my own towels. There are...More

Thank mratovch
Reviewed yesterday

We bought tickets for private cabins. The baths themselves was a really fun experience and a must if you're going to visit Budapest. However, when visiting we were given NO EXPLANATION on where to find the cabins, how to open and lock them, where we...More

Thank bridielarks
Reviewed yesterday

Unique atmosphere in one of the oldest public bath in Europe. If you have time don't miss the massage and the saunas. Don't start with the internal bathes, start outside and then go inside. On Friday and weekend it is full with tourist groups. If...More

Thank andr_sb432
Reviewed yesterday

Easy trip from the city center. We had cabin for a family (two adults and a child). We had big expections, but... The outdoor pools were really nice but those inside were tired and it smelled really bad inside. Absolutely too many people on Sunday,...More

Thank Hemmu
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was very impressed with the baths and the whole thermal spa itself. There were several baths to choose to go in, changing rooms were clean and tidy and lots of space so it wasn’t too crowded. The only issue for me was the cold...More

Thank Katie R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Budapest is very popular for its baths and this one is the most touristic and always extremely busy but weekends are crazy. To be fair, this one is the biggest one in Budapest. Would highly highly advise to read on the internet about how to...More

Thank MM1501
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Despite the beauty of having a bath in an open thermal pool, it is extremely caothic and they profit from tourists that by definition do not usually carry towels. The hat that they try to rent is not necesary and if you have to rent...More

Thank Davilink
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our first stop in Budapest after checking in and a good way to relax after a day travelling. We booked a cabin to change in, essentially a small lockable cubicle, so we had space to leave our bags. It was cold outside so great to...More

Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on thursday and it wasnt so much overcrowded.. we had 2 tickets and one cabin for 30 euros both. The outdoor thermal spa was amazing and for me better than indoor, but ok this is personally...You must try it for sure!

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20 January 2018|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
There are options (racks and chairs) "near" the pool and usually you can drop your things there. Out of kindness for other people I would put things of your entire group together on one chair - there are not enough for all... More
23 November 2017|
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Response from nandn2017 | Reviewed this property |
My mum wore contact lenses when we went, but didn't dip her head under the water. If you plan to submerge yourself, glasses seems more sensible. Hope you enjoy the baths!
Sharon P
20 November 2017|
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Response from Jane D | Reviewed this property |
I can confirm what the other responders have indicated that you can indeed pay upon your arrival at the ticket wickets in the entryway. Unfortunately I cannot comment on what the baths are like in the evening hours. I went... More