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Mixed/Single Gender Sauna

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Mixed/Single Gender Sauna

My wife and I are on the verge of booking a trip to Cologne but the more we read the more my wife is starting to worry.

Can anyone confirm if the average sauna (in the hotels) are not only unclothed but mixed gender also?

Neither of us are bothered about nudity but are not happy about the idea of mixed sauna.

Please help anyone? We would possibly be going to the SAS Radisson, Maritim or Hilton Hotels.

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1. Re: Mixed/Single Gender Sauna

> Can anyone confirm if the average sauna (in the hotels) are not only unclothed but mixed gender also?

Don´t know about the hotels but the usual public saunas are mixed-gender on most days. Some also have "Women only" or "Men only" days or similar arrangements.

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2. Re: Mixed/Single Gender Sauna

As hotels usually only have one sauna, this is usually mixed all the time (at least all the hotel saunas I got to know).

And yes, at least Germans are usually unclothed. But saunas in hotels offten aren't full and ofeten you might have the chance to have the sauna on your own.

If you don't feel comfortable unclthed in a sauna you can also wear something of course. Maybe you get some 'looks' but I wouldn't care for that.


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3. Re: Mixed/Single Gender Sauna

SAS Radisson is avery nice sauna/wellness area. It's fully nude, and mixed. You'll usually "get away" with wearing a towel around your hips, although that will do nothing about your being exposed to other patrons (of either gender) being naked.

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