Szechenyi Baths

Szechenyi Spa Baths Outdoor Pools

Szechenyi Spa Baths in Budapest is one of the best and largest spa baths in Europe with its 15 indoor baths and 3 grand outdoor pools. Come and visit our beloved baths.

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Szechenyi Baths & Pool: Fun Place, Fine Palace

Szechenyi Baths (built in 1913) is the most visited and much praised attraction in Budapest: relaxing, fun, affordable and, at night, romantic. In addition to the marvelous medicinal natural hot spring waters in the 18 pools, there are 10 saunas / steam cabins, several massage therapies, facial treatments, and more.

Szechenyi Baths outdoor pools - photo by Alvaro Jenik
Szechenyi Baths outdoor pools – Alvaro Jenik Photography

Szechenyi Spa Baths is in the biggest green park of Budapest, in the City Park, close to a bunch of Budapest attractions. The  Neo-baroque palace was specifically built for hosting Szechenyi Baths as Hungary has been the country of baths (and Budapest the City of Baths) for many centuries: starting with the Roman settlers who built the first spa baths, through the 16th century Turkish occupiers who built many of the famous and revived Turkish baths in Budapest to the 19-20th century natural medical trends that promote aqua therapies and their deeply beneficial effects. The beautiful building of the spa baths is the design of Gyozo Czigler (Győző Czigler) who started to build Szechenyi Furdo in May 1909.

Come and enjoy your time in Budapest in Szechenyi Spa Baths, in a beautiful, richly decorated palace. The perfect place to chill out, to get to know locals, make business deals and fall in love.

Szechenyi Spa Baths on Budapest Tourist Map

4,194 comments

  1. Wanting to visit the baths but 6 months pregnant will I be able to use any of the baths or are they all too hot??

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Hello Kate,
      pregnant women are kindly asked to consult with their doctor /OBGYN if they can bathe in the thermal waters in Budapest.

      In Szechenyi Spa & Baths, there are several pools out of the 15 pools that are filled with spring water of a lower temperature, cold / cool and less hot (i.e. where the natural hot spring waters are cooled down to a cooler temperature):

      Here are some of the pools where visitors can dip in cooler waters:
      Swimming pool in the open air (50 m length, depth 1.5m) 26 °C – 28 °C
      3 very cold dipping /plunge pools (depth 1.1m), indoor pools of a smaller size – Normally used as alternating between thermal hot then cold balneotherapy treatments: 18 °C
      1 cool down pool (depth 1m) 20 °C
      The learning pool and the so called preparatory pool (preparing for a warmer pool) are 30 °C.
      One of the outdoor thermal pools, a popular choice for bathers, is of lower than the average temperature of humans, ranging from 30 °C to 34 °C
      The actual temperature of the pools is indicated on a black board by the pool to inform visitors about the warmth/ cold of each pool.

      Please read our bath FAQ regarding pregnancy and please discuss a potential visit with your doctor as we cannot give medical advice:
      http://szechenyispabaths.com/pregnancy-massage/
      Hope this information is helpful in deciding about your visit in Szechenyi Thermal Baths.

  2. hi, my name is Lara Murrar, I booked two tickets on December 27, 2018, and I haven’t received a ticket on my email or any confirmation, kindly confirm my booking.

    thanks

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Hello Lara,

      thank you for contacting us.
      I would like to confirm that we have received your booking.

      The confirmation email with the actual massage hours has just been sent to you.

      Could you please let us know if you have received it?

      Thank you for your kind cooperation.

  3. I just purchased my ticket online but in the process I mistakenly pressed 14 instead of 7 of December. I am due to leave early tomorrow morning. Could I please change the date to today?

  4. Hi I want to know if the park opning on the 25.12.18????

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Dear Guest,

      thank you for contacting us.

      Szechenyi Baths is open everyday.

      The opening hours on 25 December is from 9 am to 10 pm (all 3 outdoor pools, and most of the thermal section in Szechenyi Baths). Check-in for online reservations: 10 am – 6 pm

      I hope I could be of help.

  5. Hi, I bough 2 tickets to Szchenyis Baths via this website about an hour ago and I never received the tickets even though I checked the address in section “send the tickects to this address” twice.
    I can see that my credit card has been charged.
    We are supposed to go to the Spa today.

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Dear Lotta,

      thank you for contacting us.
      I would like to confirm that we have received your booking, and the confirmation email has automatically been sent to your given email address.
      I have now forwarded it from our backup email address.
      Please check the junk/spam folder of your mailbox too.
      Could you please let us know if you have received it?

      Thank you for your kind cooperation.

  6. Hi, my wife and I are looking at coming in January. She has an artificial leg, are we still welcome? We would not need any assistance getting in and out,

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