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Banff Upper Hot Springs

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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A great way to relax.

This was a last minute impulse stop while passing through the town of Banff. I'm glad we stopped... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2011
Key Largo, Florida
Really hot, but pretty enjoyable!

Definitely a "hot" spot you should check out! A bit pricey but it's so fun! The water was 39 C and... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2011
Toronto, Canada
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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...more
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1 Mountain Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1K2, Canada
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Reviewed September 7, 2011

This was a last minute impulse stop while passing through the town of Banff. I'm glad we stopped. This is the only one of several hot springs in southern Alberta we visited, and it was the first we ever visited. What a great idea. We...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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Reviewed August 30, 2011

It's easy to get to the Upper Hot Springs on the Banff Roam bus, which takes you to right outside the entrance, only 5 minutes from Banff Avenue. It costs $7 to get in, which is very reasonable. The views are beautiful, as you are...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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Reviewed August 19, 2011

The water in the Upper Hot Springs is very hot, it's so relaxing to soak your sore muscles after a day of hiking. With the entrance fee you get a towel,too, so don't bring your own.

Date of experience: September 2010
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Reviewed August 12, 2011

If you go first thing in the morning, the pool is clean and not busy. Moutain view is so worth it, a must see in banff

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Reviewed August 11, 2011

Definitely a "hot" spot you should check out! A bit pricey but it's so fun! The water was 39 C and on a hot summer day, that can be a bit uncomfortable, so we chose to sit on the shaded side. Unfortunately, we were bothered...More

Date of experience: July 2011
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Reviewed August 9, 2011

We recently visited Banff with our 12 year old son. We took in the hot springs as part of our day trip. The pool was nice but a little crowded. The water temperature was 39 degrees Celsius that day. Our son was bored quite quickly...More

Date of experience: August 2011
1  Thank mom2fouronly
Reviewed August 6, 2011

We wanted to go to some hot springs. Just be warned that there is a $2 charge for towels (which we were prepared for). I was diappointed that there was no sulphur smell it just felt like being in a hot pool. I have been...More

Date of experience: August 2011
Thank jljager
Reviewed August 2, 2011

Not worth going in. Rather than the mineral pool it smells of chlorine and is very unappealing for couples. No atmosphere at all. A touristy money grab.

Date of experience: August 2011
Reviewed July 29, 2011

The hot springs were nice and hot and relaxing. You could hardly smell the sulphur, except when you were in the pool up to your neck. When you sat on the edge, the smell of pine trees was all you noticed. I accidentally went into...More

Date of experience: July 2011
1  Thank jamjude
Reviewed July 28, 2011

Banff hot spring is a good experience to try, but all it is in fact... is a pool with hot water... Somes years it isn't even all mountain water.

Date of experience: June 2011
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Fern C
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Response from siegfr3d | Reviewed this property |
Really depends on what time and what season you are going. During the summer it is almost impossible To get parking becuase. The hot spring is sharing its parking with the gondola. But if you come early in the morning you... More
October 9, 2018|
Response from fwombats | Reviewed this property |
bbmorrow1 Yes there are lockers as part of the entry fee, you get a key on a tag, you can also hire/get a towel at a moderate cost It is suggested that you shower before and after being in the pool
October 9, 2018|
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Response from Dror D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You get a locker. Easy and not expensive