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Buckstaff Bathhouse

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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kind of expA trip back in time

Whenever I can I like to rebel against the limitations of living in a particular place at a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John J
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
Blast from the past

I had no idea what to expect except what my mind had invented. We were having a girls weekend and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gina P
Cleburne, Texas, United States
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“needle shower”(100 reviews)
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The only working bathhouse left on "Bathhouse Row," a popular hot springs bathing area in the 1920s.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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509 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3596
+1 501-623-2308
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I can I like to rebel against the limitations of living in a particular place at a particular point in time. Traveling helps me transcend these limitations, especially when there is something historical to experience. The Buckstaff Bathhouse provides this kind of opportunity. It...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had no idea what to expect except what my mind had invented. We were having a girls weekend and decided to go to the bath house for the experience. The bath house decor seems true to the original period. It was unique and adventurous...More

Thank Gina P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent $139 for a 3 hr pkg which is cheap! This is my 4th time to visit Buckstaff. I love it. First take a hot mineral springs bath, then wrapped in hot wet towels and lay on table. Then take a needles shower! Feels so...More

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 2pm. The last reservation is at 230pm. We paid on the first floor. For men you stay on the first floor. The women go by elevator to the second floor. We are given a locker and key and we changed. The attendant...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bath house row in Hot Springs is a neat piece of American history. The Buckstaff Bath house is the oldest bath house in continual operation since it's opening in 1912! They offer the traditional experience. They had a special that included a hot springs mineral...More

Thank Joellen W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the deluxe package, and we had just finished a hike to the mountain tower, I came out refreshed and rejuvenated. It's what you do in Hot Springs and Buckstaff is the traditional leader. A must do on your list.

Thank Mark F
Reviewed September 6, 2018

My male travel companion had a great experience with the bath, showers, cold towels, etc. The women's version did not meet expectations. I found the bath attendant, Julie, to be unwelcoming and far less than gracious or even helpful. Her directions generally came through pointing...More

Thank Europelover2014
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Awesome experience. Left so relaxed that I felt like a bowl of jello. Staff was amazing and very professional. For $79. received 2.5 hours of pure luxury: a whirlpool hot springs mineral bath, sitz bath, hot towel wrap, needle shower, sauna, swedish massage and parafin...More

2  Thank jules8479345694
Reviewed August 27, 2018

It was fun to go into a bathhouse and getting a treatment that has been used for generations. We had a delightful time and came out feeling great. I

Thank edwardg621
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Neat, traditional experience. What you’ll experience here is exactly what is shown in photos and videos at the National Park visitor center a couple doors down. Not much has changed since the place opened a hundred years ago. I went for the full experience (the...More

3  Thank alaskanjackal
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Susan B
July 26, 2018|
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Response from RADdoc_TX | Reviewed this property |
There are no reservations. That does make it a bit difficult. Best time to be there are at 7:45am (get in line before it opens). When they open, you are the first in line and you get a lot better attention and time. When... More
March 20, 2018|
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Response from Kirsten B | Reviewed this property |
Buckstaff actually has private tubs (men/women separate). I heard Quapaw has mixed pools but I haven’t been there.
March 16, 2018|
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Response from jimages | Reviewed this property |
$71 for bath and massage