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Address: 1 Mountain Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
Phone Number: 403-762-1515
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Description: 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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a great relaxation time with the family! it was very warm but i suggest if you don't want to pay the rent for towels bring one from your hotel or house!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

a great relaxation time with the family! it was very warm but i suggest if you don't want to pay the rent for towels bring one from your hotel or house!

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

There are no words! Views are spectacular. Great stop after a long hike or shooping. Prices are very reasonable. They even rent bathing suits and towels if you did not pack them with you.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Then this place is for you. I find the hot springs overpriced for entry and also... It is so crowded every day. I find that going into it feels like you're taking a bath with about 200 other people. Ends up feeling a bit icky and that you'll never be clean again. Go find those natural hot springs you seek... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The Upper Hot Springs were across from our hotel in Banff and I visited a few times before I thought the crowds were light enough to venture in and I'm glad I did. The facilities could be updated, but there were lockers available for a loonie, shameful towels to rent, but the 40 degree water was really nice and since... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The experience is great. The water is really warm (naturally) and healing. When I went last week (week of May 11th), the water was 39C (that's around 102F) and because I went on Friday evening at around 7 pm it was fairly quiet. The soothing and healing qualities of the hot springs make it a worthwhile venture. The scenery and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I felt like a million bucks after spending an hour in the Banff Upper Hot Springs, loved it. The only problem is there's limited parking, and it can get busy so sometimes it's hard to find a spot to sit on the edge of the pool.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Let me say first up that this is not what I expected in any way. When somebody says "hot springs," the thought of caves, rocky outcrops and fresh, natural water come to mind. This is a heated pool. Nothing more, nothing less. Avoid at all costs, unless you really want to sit in a heated pool.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We came here expecting actual hot springs to chill in built into the rocks or a cave. What we arrived at was literally just a heated tiled/concrete pool outside a cafe. If you've ever been in a heated pool before then you won't find this place worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Wonderful, especially in winter! Towels and locks for lockers provided are very reasonably priced. The view is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We walked up sulphur Mountain in May. Still a lot of ice and snow and mud. It takes about 1.5 and 2 hours, but the views are great. After 6:30 pm you can take the gondola down for free. That is a great ride.

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