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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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We visited the Upper Hot Springs in May of 2014 when there was a snowstorm in Banff. It was amazing to be in the hot pools, while the life guards were wearing parkas and hats... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

The hot spring pool was good and fairly clean. But the shower area wasn't clean and the problem was that they didn't put any slippers there. Shower water timing was very bad. You have to push that hard button every 10 seconds to have water coming from the showers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

If you like natural hot water springs, try out Banff. One of the first developed hot pools in the Rockies!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We visited the Upper Hot Springs in May of 2014 when there was a snowstorm in Banff. It was amazing to be in the hot pools, while the life guards were wearing parkas and hats because of the amount of snow on the ground! Neat experience for sure...definitely recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We went here one evening after a good few days on the road. Was a lovely place to unwind. It wouldn't be on my must visit list in Banff but nice if you have a few spare hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I've been meaning to visit these hot springs for 21 years, since the last time I was in Banff. Didn't disappoint! April is so quiet that there were only 2 dozen of us in the pool and so quiet with a spring snowfall. Great facilities and great price for an afternoon!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

It is a nice place to soak your bones in the water of a natural hot spring, it even offers spa options, and a nice panorama

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

After a long day of hiking or skiing, this is the place to be! It's very relaxing and you can't beat the view while sitting there!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

I have used this pool since 1980, Recently the pool is filled with regular water since the natural sulphur spring is dried up. As disappointing as that is its still worth the trip to soak in this pool with mount rundle in the backdrop. Conveniently bathing suits and towel are rented for a nominal fee. Enjoy the cafe afterwards and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I've been coming here since I was a child. The relaxed atmosphere continues! Swim suits can be rented for those who don't have one with them. Lockers take a loonie. I think the quietest time to go is in the morning, but it is also very lovely under the stars and even when it's snowing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Although a bit dated and very busy at times I'd highly recommend anyone in the area takes an hour or so to try the hot spring, especially if your been skiing as it really does help the muscles relax. Family entry is around $22 and towels ($2), swim suits and lockers ($1) can all be rented. Please note there are... More 

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