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Buckstaff Bathhouse

509 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3596
+1 501-623-2308
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Step Back In Time

I absolutely love the Buckstaff, have been here four times over several years. Not much has... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Michelle O
As good as it gets

For years when in Hot Springs we've enjoyed our tub 'n rub at the Arlington. Today we decided to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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The only working bathhouse left on "Bathhouse Row," a popular hot springs bathing area in the 1920s.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sitz bath” (141 reviews)
“needle shower” (87 reviews)
“hot towels” (87 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 11:45, 13:30 - 15:00
509 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3596
+1 501-623-2308
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I absolutely love the Buckstaff, have been here four times over several years. Not much has changed since it opened in 1912, and that's the way I like it. The whole experience isn't much different now than it was a century ago. It's not plushy,...More

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For years when in Hot Springs we've enjoyed our tub 'n rub at the Arlington. Today we decided to give the Buckstaff Bathhouse a try. I preferred it. The Sitz bath and Steam room were nice additions to what's offered at The Arlington. The Swedish...More

Thank Lasl0nimne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting this place is a trip back in time. From the original tiles and pipes, to the original elevator and bathhouse fixtures. Take advantage of the traditional bathhouse package, which will take you through activities. A bath, a hot towel wrap, a sauna, a sits...More

Thank LumiLove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not the Nordstrom's spa and it's not supposed to be. The ladies changing room has painted metal dividers and the spa rooms have marble walls just like 100 years ago. It's not plush, but come here for the historic charm. I brought my...More

2  Thank QusieSusie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful relaxing experience. Bath, spa and massage was exactly what we needed. We would definitely come back.

Thank hemi517
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried Buckstaff Bathhouse because it is an establishment that has been around for 100 years. The building is beautiful and looks much like it would have looked in the beginning. The water was wonderful, the bathhouse services very relaxing, and the attendants did not...More

Thank Donna U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got there early, and during a weekday. Had the traditional bath house experience. We enjoyed the attention and would return every trip.

1  Thank Frank D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marble floors, an elevator operator, original metal tubs, high ceilings with soft light filtering in—the setting transports you back several decades. I and the group that arrived at the same time I did were nervous. They opted to wear bathing suits; I went au natural....More

2  Thank EmmythePetSitter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been to the bath house in years. It was great. Bath shower bath massage. Friendly professional staff. Great service.

Thank Al J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most unique experience and feels true to what may have occurred decades ago. I did just the basic package for $33 that included: mineral bath-20 minute soak and short back exfoliation by attendant, hot towel wrap while you lay on cushioned table...More

1  Thank g b
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Sand M
5 July 2017|
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Response from erinsmith8958 | Reviewed this property |
My understanding is the Buckstaff follows tradition and ladies with the ladies and men with men. This place is nice and I believe you will enjoy the traditional experience.
24 May 2017|
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Response from Brenda D | Reviewed this property |
We did do it all naked but I'm sure you could wear a suit. We brought ours but didn't use them. When you undress in an individual room you get a sheet to wrap around you. When you go to take a bath, you have someone to help... More
Jorge N
25 April 2017|
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Response from ALeta D | Reviewed this property |
Everyone wears a towel or a swimsuit. My fellas wore swimsuits and did not feel self conscious They said that it was nice and relaxing