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Address: 1 Mountain Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-762-1515
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Nice but crowded. Not a lot of character. It would be nice to have had a hotter pool. I would recommend bringing a Nalgene with a cocktail in it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Heath J
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States
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London, Canada
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff were great and it was not busy. To me it was a warm pool or really big hot tub. I could smell the chlorine although not as much as would be in a swimming pool. We did not stay long. Beautiful scenery!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having been to more, let's say "authentic" hot springs in Central America and Hungary, this was OK. It is very North American and stale, but at least it wasn't packed when we were there

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cochrane
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After a wonderful soak in the Hot Springs , surrounded by a beautiful scenery , we decided to have a coffee before heading home. Bad decision! It took me weeks to forget this regretful decision , so I can go back there again. Horrible, lovelessly made coffee, served by horrible , careless and disinterested persons, who clearly view unfortunate guests... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went in the evening midweek. Not overcrowded. Was nice to actually be able to swim around. The steam rises up and get enveloped by it.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a very special treat for me to be able to unwind in hot springs while looking at the sky. Looking at the mountains with snow while my body was luxuriating in the water of the hot springs. I felt so grateful to God for such creation. Although already commercialized, it is still a good place to meet people... More 

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56 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here in Summer and Winter and fallen in love each time! The views during the day are great and it's a must do after hiking up and down Sulpher Mountain! Don't forget to take a plastic drink bottle with you, so you can have water next to the pool!

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice but crowded. Not a lot of character. It would be nice to have had a hotter pool. I would recommend bringing a Nalgene with a cocktail in it.

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Thank Heath J
Hamilton, Canada
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location overlooking the mountains. 40 degree water to soak in. Loved the relaxing experience and it was affordable, only $7.50 each. The only thing to improve on would to make it bigger if possible. If you're in the area you have to try it out. I was extremely sick and it helped me breathe after an hour long soak.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my first time to the banff upper hot springs. My wife has been and always raving about it. I finally got to go this week and Wow it was so AWESOME. The view is so beautifull, and to think u are up in the rockies at that great height with such an amazing views relaxing in the hot... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We took our Grandchildren to this Hot spring. There is only one pool here . You could smell the rotten egg smell of the hot springs so you know it was real. this pool seems to be a bit run down compared to some of the others. The water was however hot and you felt really good after . It... More 

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