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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 - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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So warm!

Great place to check out and chill out in the warm springs. Clean changing rooms and showers with plenty of lockers to keep your things in

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Do NOT go to the hot springs along, IF you do, make sure to visit the brewster gondola instead. The admission is 6 dollars to visit some "natural" hot springs which is literally just a pool with heated water that smells like sulphur. Went to here with high hopes thinking that the pool was natural, there may be steam rising... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

One of my favourite things to do in Banff, and highly recommended. Surrounded by a mountain range, the hot springs are warm, relaxing, and scenic. The price is very affordable and completely worth it. At times, it can be busy, but even so, it's an enjoyable experience. It is especially great in winter when you have the cold air and... More 

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Cotswolds
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful water....... Confusing layout. As soon as you move in the pool someone takes your place..... Very busy

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great place to check out and chill out in the warm springs. Clean changing rooms and showers with plenty of lockers to keep your things in

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Nice experience and worth the price But go early when it's not crowded Remember you will need to put valuables in paid locker Bring lotion and toiletries Bring towel or plan . to . rent

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CDNRockiesHotSprings, Public Relations Manager at Banff Upper Hot Springs, responded to this review

We are glad that you had a relaxing soak in the hot springs! Yes, mornings are indeed a good time to visit as the pool is less crowded then, and we do offer swimsuits and towels for rental. Thanks for visiting! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The Banff Upper Hot Springs was so relaxing and affordable. Under $20 for 2 including towels.Bring a loonie for each locker.

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CDNRockiesHotSprings, Public Relations Manager at Banff Upper Hot Springs, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you had a relaxing time soaking in the hot springs, thank you for visiting! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I don't know who was more excited, our kids or us! We were at the hot pools two days before Xmas and it was just magic! We stayed at the Rimrock Resort which was about a 5 minute walk up the hill to the hot springs. The pool was the perfect temperature, snow on the trees and a small amount... More 

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CDNRockiesHotSprings, Public Relations Manager at Banff Upper Hot Springs, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you and your family had a wonderful visit to the hot springs! A soak in the wintertime is indeed quite special and we are happy you were able to experience that. Thank you for visiting Banff Upper Hot Springs! More 

College Station, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We did this for the grand finale of our Banff vacation. It was very relaxing and is good for you and the scenery can't be beat. The pool was VERY crowded, mostly with young people, but that was okay because you are just soaking anyway, not swimming around. Very inexpensive and a fun thing to do in the evening after... More 

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CDNRockiesHotSprings, Public Relations Manager at Banff Upper Hot Springs, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are delighted that the hot springs provided you with a fun and relaxing experience after an active day. Our pool is generally more crowded in the afternoons and evenings, so morning hours are a good time to visit as the pool is quieter then. We hope you will return again in the future! More 

England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We visited the hot springs on the evening as we were recommended to go then as it would be "quiet'. This was not the case at all! It was really busy which made the experience less enjoyable. Not sure when a quieter time would be to visit! Still worth a trip though if you've never been to a hot spring... More 

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CDNRockiesHotSprings, Public Relations Manager at Banff Upper Hot Springs, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that the crowded pool provided you with a less relaxing experience. Summer is a busy time at our facility with many visitors arriving, so we recommend visiting in the morning when the pool is less crowded. Thank you for visiting and we hope you will consider returning again in the future. More 

Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

When we were in the change rooms my friend had put her money in a locker, which ate her money and didn't give her the key. We waited about 25 minutes for someone to help us. The hot springs were very crowded. Hardly any room to move or sit. The water was warm and relaxing.

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CDNRockiesHotSprings, Public Relations Manager at Banff Upper Hot Springs, responded to this review

We are glad that you and your friend had a relaxing soak in the hot springs, and apologize for the delay in providing assistance. Summer is a busy time at our facility and it can be crowded at times, so we recommend visiting during the morning hours when it is quieter. Thank you for visiting Banff Upper Hot Springs! More 

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