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“Relaxing, authentic, affordable”
Review of Kiraly Baths

Kiraly Baths
Ranked #12 of 137 Spas & Wellness in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We went to these baths after a recommendation from a friend - as we wanted somewhere not overly touristy but with beautiful architecture and this was perfect.

The entrance fee is very cheap almost half the price of the main spas like Gellert, I’m a student and it was 2200 HUF which is about £6 and my mother was 2800 HUF which is around £8 for entrance with a cabin. The staff were also very friendly and helpful as we were confused about where to get towels - remember to get them at the front desk or you’ll have to go down in your swimsuit.

The main domed pool’s architecture is fabulous and feels both authentic and lively and it’s great to relax - there are two other pools one very hot one very cold, and a beautiful steam room/ hamam which smells like fresh mint. There is also a sauna. There is a very good mix of people both older bathers and young students and not at all touristy.

You can tell that the spa hasn’t been decorated for a while, and I agree the outside building could do with some fresh paint - but the interior has a great amount of charm and grandeur which I feel is less tangiable in the newly renovated spas. The spa is also very clean - but I would reccomend people bring flip flops to walk from the changing rooms to the baths as the tile floors are rather slippery.

We left feeling relaxed and refreshed and enjoyed a really delicious fresh juice from the cafe before we left. I would reccomend it to anyone who wants to have an authentic spa experience.

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank Honor C
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

The look from outside could be quite horrific but small and historic baths are hidden inside. The environment of changing rooms is quite outdated but if you are out there for something authentic I think you will be satisfied. You can bathe in 4 pools with different temperature. I liked the history of the Baths and beautiful dome. And Kiraly is one of the cheapest baths in Budapest.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Michaela1324
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Nice small baths in beautiful old setting. Cosy yes but not cramped or too busy.
Strongly recommend.

Recommend going during the day and especially if is sunny for the full effect of the light coming through the small windows in the dome ceiling.

Go visit! it's fantastic!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Bzzzz1314
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Besides lacking a large po, and being fairly limited, it is an exceptional bath with a very cozy atmosphere.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Renátó F
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

It's quite small spa. From the outside it looks that we are at the era when the Turkish were here, but inside... it's quite dingy. There is a big roundish pool under the dome, it could have a good atmosphere, but not with the walls what the building has at the moment. There are smaller pools which are usually packed with people. Outside, in the garden there is a "tub" pool just for few people, that is fun. :)
Personally I'm happy that the city is planning to renovate the spa next year.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank aynacica
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