The Romans had already discovered the healthy effects of the thermal springs on the locations now inside Budapest, however the culture of bath started develop just in the Turkish times. We offer entrance tickets for the two most elegant thermal baths of Budapest: Széchenyi bath and Gellert bath. You can book directly at the reception of your hotel, with your guide, at the Tourinform and ticket offices, and with our representatives on the most frequented spots in Budapest.
By booking your tickets in advance, you will avoid the often long-time waiting in the queue in front of the bath. Fast & easy entrance through our separate Welcome-desk.
Since its building in 1918, the Gellért Spa was one the most prestigious thermal bath on the Buda side of the city. Gellért spa is famous for its main hall with gallery and glass roof, built in the Art-Nouveau style, sparkling bath and open-air pool with artificial waves. The bath is decorated with numerous Art-Nouveau furnishings, artistic mosaics and sculptures.The Gellért Baths complex includes thermal baths, which are small pools containing water from Gellért hill's mineral hot springs. The water contains calcium, magnesium, hydrocarbonate, alkalis, chloride, sulfate and fluoride. Medical indications of the water includes degenerative joint illnesses, spine problems, chronic and sub-acute joint inflammations, vertebral disk problems, neuralgia, vasoconstriction and circulatory disturbances; inhalation problems for the treatment of asthma and chronic bronchitis problems. There are two different thermal baths, according to the signs on the walls of the baths, one is around 36 °C and the other around 38 °C. The thermal baths are decorated beautifully with mosaic tiles.
Gellért Spa is famous for its main hall with gallery and glass roof, built in Art-Nouveau style.
The current bath complex and hotel was opened in 1918 and was expanded in 1927 and 1934 with artificial wave pool and with bubble bath.
The complex also includes saunas and plunge pools (segregated by gender), an open-air swimming pool which can create artificial waves every 30 minutes and an effervescent swimming pool. A Finnish sauna with cold pool and children's pool is also enclosed within the complex. Masseuse services are available.
The one warm water swimming pool is possible to visit mixed, but the male and female thermal sections (saunas and massage) are separate. Every weekend, however all sections can be visited mixed.
Gellért Baths also offer a range of medical services.Towels and swimsuits may be rented or bought in the Spa. On holidays and at weekends the entrance fee is higher than on workdays. In February 2012, the prices were between 4100 and 4600 HUF. Massage is charged extra, 4200 HUF (basic massage)