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Thermen Katara

Nieuwe Baan 66, Belsele 9111, Belgium
+32 3 773 24 00
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Modern and pleasant facillity but lacking in a few amenities

This is a long review of the spa, and it is broken into sections for easy reference. “Pros” and... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
sokket
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Katara : quiet quality

New premises, definitely an important investment of the shareholders. Facilities are spread around... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2016
Freddy0403
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Lokeren, Belgium
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Thermen Katara is one of the largest spa's in Belgium. We welcome you on a trip around the world of sauna and wellness. Discover our wide offer of sauna's, baths and treatments from all parts out of the world and enjoy the fresh food prepared in our own kitchen. Katara is an oasis of quite, peace and relaxation. We consider a friendly costumer service, cleanliness and hygiene to be our basic values. Thermen Katara is free accessible for use of sauna, which happens naked every day except for wednesdays, which are the bathsuit days. You will find us at Belsele inbetween Antwerp and Ghent.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Nieuwe Baan 66, Belsele 9111, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

This is a long review of the spa, and it is broken into sections for easy reference. “Pros” and "Cons" are at the bottom. Overview: Thermen Katara is a large thermal spa near about an hour’s drive from Brussels. It is a coed facility, and...More

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Geert D, Eigenaar at Thermen Katara, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2016

Thank you for visiting Katara and sharing such a large and detailled recommendation on our spa facilities. You really took the time to give an adequate judgement. Every day we try to create an uplevel experience for our guests in this oasis of rest and...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

New premises, definitely an important investment of the shareholders. Facilities are spread around on walking distance in a "safe" environment. Price-Quality level : ok but this is the limit. Business-friendly staff, yes but they can be more involved. Perfectly clean, in and out but the...More

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Geert D, Eigenaar at Thermen Katara, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2016

Thank you for this recommendation and your appreciation to how our offer was presented to you. Indeed, it has been our concern for our guests to experience the saunas, baths, jaccuzzis etc in a most customer friendly environment but also in a way that it...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2016

This is one of the better wellness places in Belgium. Clean, good treatments and lots more. I would go again.More

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Geert D, Eigenaar at Thermen Katara, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2016

Thank you for this recommendation. Great to hear that you consider Katara as one of the best public saunas in Belgium. Cleanliness, spotless hygiene, a friendly service and spheric aufguss sessions and saunas are of great importance in our offer to enjoy a great and...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Nice and beautiful sauna. Had a great time. Nice big but still cosy relaxing. Clean facility and friendly personel.More

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Geert D, Eigenaar at Thermen Katara, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2016

Thank you for visiting Katara and for recommending us. Every day, we offer you a variety of saunas and aufguss sessions. You can find saunas and baths inside and outside. Relaxing inbetween is possible in serval spaces but also outside in one of the biggest...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2015

Thermen Katara is certainly one of the better wellness resorts in Belgium, you will find here several nice saunas, an infrared cabin, nice heated outside swimming pool and a smaller refreshing swimming pool. The scrub session here is a titillating experience. There is however one...More

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Geert D, Eigenaar at Thermen Katara, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2015

Hello Etienne Thank you for qouting Katara as one of the best Belgian wellness resorts. It is a compliment we tend to hear more often. Katara offers you a perfect day of relaxation in a mixture of fire and water in several inside and outdoor...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2014

Each autumn/winter we leave the UK and treat ourselves to a weekend (or two)break in Belgium and Holland, and an absolute must for us is to visit one of the wonderful "Wellness Spas". We have just returned from a long weekend in the beautiful city...More

3  Thank Amacturner12
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Geert D, Owner at Thermen Katara, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2014

Wow! What a great comment and compliments you give us. We believe it's worth double seen the effort you make to come over and visit our wellness centers. You really make us blush ;-) The description you make about Katara is exactly the customer experience...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2014

Extremely clean, spacious, beautiful, relaxing all of this and much more you will find on this location. The staff is discrete but always there if you need them. There are several sauna sessions a day you can attend and they are worth you while. The...More

3  Thank Veronique52
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Geert D, Owner at Thermen Katara, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2014

Hello Veronique Thank you very much for this high score and great comment. It is a great honour to be called the best sauna in Belgium. You make us blush :-) It's a very good round-up of what Katara is all about. Friendlyness, great service,...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2014

We visited Thermen Katara last week for the second time. Again we were very satisfied and so relaxed when we left. This time we started our day with a lovely breakfast which was delicious and plentiful. The place was a bit more crowded than our...More

3  Thank Juliette101
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ThermenKatara, Owner at Thermen Katara, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2014

Hello Juliette Great to read this review and to hear that you are a very satisfied guest at Katara's. Together with our staff we try to offer you a super relaxing day just the way that we would like it ourselves. A spotless hygiene, friendly...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2014

Katara is a new clean modern complex. I think it's probably a very good summer sauna complex. However, as this is Belgium and good summer weather is only possible a couple of months per year, I don't think it's a usefull complex in all those...More

3  Thank SummerIsHere917
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ThermenKatara, Owner at Thermen Katara, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2014

Hello SummerIsHere Sorry to hear that your visit to Katara has been a complete turndown. Most of our guests tend to appreciate our sauna both in summer, spring, winter and autumn. You have visited us on a special weekend with our new year's reception. This...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2014

Katara is a perfect wellness place. If you want to relax with a big R; if you want to reflect and enjoy than this is the place to be. Try it!!!Feel it!!!More

1  Thank Stefan D
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ThermenKatara, Owner at Thermen Katara, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2014

Dear Stefan Thanks for your nice comment with a big N ;-) With our staff, we try to turn a visit to Katara into a total and overwhelming wellness experience with great food, atmospheric aufguss sessions, a friendly service and a qualitative treatment and massage...More

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