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

4,935 comments

  1. Hi
    We would like to visit on 3rd of january..should we book in advance?
    Thank you

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Dear Selin,
      Unfortunately, there will be no fast track entries, cabins (changing cubicles) or massages sold during the upcoming Winter Holiday Season (between Dec 24, 2019 – Jan 7, 2020) based on a managerial decision. Please note that the baths will be open, however, we kindly suggest that you go there early because tickets/massages will be sold on the spot on the first-come-first-served basis.
      Have a lovely day.

      • Hi,

        We have standard entrance tickets to the szechenyi spa booked with our package holiday. I was wondering if we need to book a cabin/changing room for the day and how much would this cost. So we know in advance. Thank you

        • Szechenyi Spa Baths

          Hello Gemma,
          all entries are sold with some kind of storage place, cabins or lockers.
          You can also make an upgrade o to a cabin upon arrival.

      • Hi. I was booking a package with double relaxation massage for Feb 8th. However I am not sure if they booking completed.

    • Hi! I have booked 2 tickets on a website saying was the official one for Monday the 6th. However in here says you can not book until the 8th. I am afraid now I could have been cheated. Please, could you help me with this matter?

      • Szechenyi Spa Baths

        Dear Patt,
        Our fast track tickets are available from the 8th Jan onwards. There are different third party re-sellers, they sell tickets and massages as well. On the official website, you are able to buy tickets before this date as well.
        Should you have further questions, please contact us via email: info (at) szechenyispabaths (dot) com
        Have a great day.

  2. Hi, I am looking at come to the baths at the end of January, is it best to pre-book online or is it just as easy to turn up on the day and pay to enter the baths? Thanks

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Hello Ellie,
      Getting tickets on the spot is possible. Guests of day time visit will be checked in on a first-come-first-served basis. Unfortunately, we expect long queues due to the increased demand, even long lines in the cold. Please find more details, advice and other thermal bath alternatives on the following link: BathsBudapest.com/Dec

  3. Hi, I booked 2 tickets and have not gotten my order confirmation. Thank you in advance.
    // Oscar

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Dear Oscar,
      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, but we have re-sent your ticket. Please check the junk/spam folder of your mailbox too.
      Should you have any question, please contact us via email: info (at) szechenyispabaths (dot) com

      • Hello. We are about to visit szecheny spa bath tomorrow and would like to buy tickets in advance today. We don’t need to wait in queue to enter if we will buy tickets online?

  4. Hi we are coming to Budapest in February with our two boys. can you bring children (12 and 15) to the baths?

  5. Hi I have booked with you. Is it possible to upgrade my tickets to include the beer bath ?

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Dear Aaron,

      Thank you for your question.

      We would like to kindly inform you that beer spa can be added to your ticket on the spot upon arrival (subject to availability).

      We wish you a great time in Budapest!

  6. My partner and I visited the spa on Sunday 5th January and while the spa as very clean and the staff were friendly we were completely taken aback by the fact that there was grown men (35-50 years old) walking round with camera phones filming as they walked round the spa.

    Why is this allowed to happen?
    What kind of place is this?
    I told my partner that I didn’t think it was appropriate that we took photos of each other around the pool etc but to see these men filming in a place where there were women and children in their bathing suits was appalling.

    I can imagine that the laws in Hungary are very different to those of other countries but surely they aren’t so different that this sort of thing is acceptable.

    I’d be curious to know what the spa’s policy on this is as I am completely disgusted by it.

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