St. Gellert Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool, Budapest

2.2
#3 of 122 in Spas in Hungary
Combine the medicinal healing of St. Gellert Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool with the rich history of the famous Hotel Gellért. Explore the grand hotel and baths, which opened in 1918, and view the stunning main hall, marble balconies, and ornate mosaic terraces. Learn about the hot thermal springs, dating back to the 13th century, and the site itself, which was a hospital during the Middle Ages and a bath during Ottoman rule. The beautiful Art Nouveau women's bath was destroyed during World War II but has been rebuilt and renovated multiple times--as recently as 2008--to restore it to its original grandeur. Experience the natural healing powers of these springs, which supposedly can help relieve joint pain, inflammation, asthma, and other issues, or simply relax in the pools for a spa day. Take a look at our Budapest planner to schedule your visit to St. Gellert Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I cam over because I though it would be a relaxing and exclusive experience. Specially because since it’s inside a luxury hotel. When we went by it was really crowded and dirty, you couldn’t see the b...  more »
  • Disappointing place. We went to 5 in the afternoon and the locker room was so suced and smelled terrible. It sucked to change there. Saturated with people. They are allowed to take photos and videos so sometimes you may feel uncomfortable. Absolute out of control. To bathe in the central pool you have to wear a hat. We didn't use the outdoor pools because it was raining. I wouldn't come back or give away.
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