Budapest is a great city in more than one way, specifically for the baths, for which people travel from all over the world to attend. Spa and wellness lovers love Budapest for its abounds of fountains of healing water. Gellert bath is part of the Gellert hotel located at the banks of the Danube and one of the oldest and most luxurious baths in Budapest.
It was built in the preceding decades, and opened its doors in 1918. Outdoor pools were added on after, and now it combines modern technical developments with great historical heritage, giving the best of both worlds- knowledge and relaxation!
Gellért thermal bath contains a total of 13 units, with two different bath sections. A large, 246 m2 effervescent bath pool with 26C water temperature, and a smaller, 60m2 sitting pool, with 36C water temperature. Outside there are 3 more pools, one 500m2 wave bath pool, with 26C water temperature, a 94m2 sitting pool with 36C water temperature, and a 56.4m2, shallow (0.4m deep) pool, with 30C water temperature. Most of the thermal bath are coed, but some pool offers gender privacy, allowing for only men or women. The water is composed of several natural minerals- calcium, sulphate-chloride, hydrogen-carbonate, fluoride ions and sodium, just to name a few. Gellért hill houses the rich spring water.
Along with the fun and tranquility the bath offers, it is also believed to therapeutically help with certain conditions such as arthritis, blood circulation, degenerative illnesses of joints and vertebral spine. The inhalator also is said to help treat asthmatic and chronic bronchitis complaints .
The decor of Gellért bath is stunning, the water is warm and the price is affordable. It’s a perfect way to experience Budapest at its finest! The Gellert bath in Budapest is a massive bath in the complex of the Gellert hotel in Budapest. The Gellért bath is divided in an inside and an outside part whereas the inside part is again devided in a lot of small rooms with whirlpools, pools and thermal sources. The outside part is surrounded by gras to lay on and food and beverage offers. In a certain frequency of time the outside pool is animated with waves which lets all people jump in it and enjoy. Inside the Gellért bath is a quiet, relaxing place with place for everybody to swim, sit in one of the whirlpools or do whatever you feel like.
The entrance fee of the Gellért bath is quiet high as it it one of the best known baths in Budapest but it is worth the money because the ambiance and the building is just amazing.
Information about the Gellért Bath in Budapest
Address: Kelenhegyi út 4., 1118 Budapest