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Szechenyi Baths and Pool

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The palace-like edifice contains a huge thermal pool where people often play chess while immersed in chest-high, and very hot, water.
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Allatkerti korut 9-11., Budapest 1146, Hungary
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Reviewed today via mobile

Nice spa, great swimming is great. Swimming pools in the building are small. Good price for entry and food.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Curious30065649832
Reviewed today via mobile

Szechenyi Baths are one of the best I have been to. There are several pools, each maintained at a slightly different temperature than the other. The pools have built in points where water comes out at a high pressure which helps massage your body. Infact...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 106vaibhavm
Reviewed today via mobile

We visited here on a Tuesday afternoon- it was busy but not crowded. I think we had a much better experience than people visiting at peak times. It was clean everywhere and no bad smells that other people have described. We were able to enjoy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janine R
Reviewed today via mobile

We spent the whole day in the spa and left feeling so refreshed. We started the day with a 45 min aroma massage which was incredible. It was so peaceful and a great all over body massage. We then went into the outdoor pools which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Something everyone must try while in Budapest. I think doing this during winter is a unique feeling and experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MihalisP189449
Reviewed yesterday

I read a lot of TripAdvisor reviews before coming here, and glad I did to understand what to expect. Here are my tips: 1. You don’t need to buy the tickets in advance 2. If you take the Metro 1, you arrive outside the building....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Janet P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place is amazing, we have been there and it’s very nice, they have massive 3 outdoor heated pools and it’s pretty spacious. Indoor pools good but can be busy, the place generally busy so the advise is to buy the ticket online to avoid...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hishama135
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We paid around £34 for both of us and was very impressed with how much you get for the money. Baths are open until late so you could effectively spend hours here and there loads of different pools, steam rooms and saunas. My husband decided...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lexey7
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Other than the blue lagoon in Iceland this is the best thermal spa I've been to. So many different pools to relax in.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Robseys
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yeah, you read it correctly! We travel a lot and we are eating a lot and we have never gotten sick before with stomach flu. However, immadiately after visiting the bath, my husband got diarrhea. At first I was just making jokes about it cause...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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1967mel
January 16, 2019|
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Response from G-velo | Reviewed this property |
No you need to bring your own or rent them.
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January 3, 2019|
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Response from luke_phable | Reviewed this property |
If you are staying at a hotel, you can just bring one of their towels with you. The lockers would fit a backpack but would highly recommend hiring a cabin to store your things and get changed in. There were heaps of people... More
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Michelle O
waterford ireland
Szechenyi Baths and Pool... a few questions... (7 Replies)
We are planning on visiting Szechenyi Baths and Pool during our upcoming visit to Budapest. I was thinking of doing this on our last day. We have an evening flight and will have our luggage which will only be 1 piece of hand luggage each.. Just wondering are the lockers big enough to hold a small case. Also I would love to take some pictures and was also wondering will it be safe to put my camera back in the locker when finished.
June 06, 2011|
Response fromjohnfarago|
I am curious what others think...I have heard tales of stuff that went missing from lockers at Szechenyi and other baths, including a couple of first-person accounts. From the descriptions, I could not rulomensomeone picking the lock (or having a master key) but I also could not rule out the possibility that the visitor had not properly locked the door. Personally I would not take anything of immediate or urgent value, like a passport, into a public locker like that. But, again, I wonder what...More
Selloy
Lisbon, Portugal
Gellért Baths VS Szechenyi Baths and Pool VS Other option (12 Replies)
Hello everyone, What you think ? I'll go with my girlfriend so the baths must be for man/woman. Both look very cool ... damn :)
May 20, 2013|
Response fromPjk|
We've only been to the Szechenyi Baths but had a reat time. We spend about an hour inside going from pool to pool, but after going outside we stayed the rest of the afternoon trying as many of the pools and areaas as we could because it was so pleasant. We would go again but we will probably the Gellert baths, too, on our next trip. Pk
lalalatracy
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Budapest Restaurant & travel recommendations please! :) (2 Replies)
Hi Advisors! I've a few questions, hope someone can help! I'll be going to Budapest in 2 weeks time for 2nights & 3 days-I'll be going with 10 family members! (mix age of 14-53!) I have read that airport minibus service can take us to our hotel, would one minibus fit us all in? (11 people incl me) Also can anyone recommend any good restaurants, reasonably priced & would be able to fit 11 people in without reservations? We eat pretty much all food, but would love to try foie...More
October 02, 2008|
Response fromlalalatracy|
Thanks for your info! Really helps!