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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge huge water park, variety of pools, a pool with artificial waves, a pool with whirls, heated pool with water jets, slides. The park is so much fun with a lot of coffeeshops and food booths. I stayed in budapest for 3 weeks and i...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

A surprisingly clean beach in the heart of the hungarian capital, Budapest. The daily occupancy is above 100% so if you hate being in an overly crowdy place, find an other beach.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gyulavirag
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Palatinus has it all - the space, the fun slides, the beautiful and various pools, half day tickets, amazing ice coffees, good and affordable easy meals, children friendly and thermal. Open all year round but perfect for the summer. Go early if you want a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank CSPH3
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We went there hoping for a good day, we paid the (higher) weekend price, only to know just 2 outdoor pools were open - one of which was a swimming pool, and 2 indoor pools were open. All of the other outdoor pools/areas were closed,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sindhunagquantel
Reviewed 27 October 2018

I Visited the week after the summer season so some of the pools and the slides were closed but that suited me as it meant there were no crowds and I had the 40m pool all to myself. The thermal pools were lovely and warm...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HelgaJ64
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We only went to the Palatinus STrand as an afterthought because our two daughters were deemed too young to go to the famous thermal baths at Szchenyi and the Gellert (the recommended age is 14+; ours are 13 and 10). We are so glad we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mr_Zed
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Very good place for visiting with geothermal steam bath. Some pool were closed under construction, but in general very good experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RetsetA
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Margaret island is wonderful, and this only added to the experience. The pools are the biggest in Budapest and it was roughly a fifth as busy as the main pool you'll see on here. The wave pool and slides are losed out of season, so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HarryB642
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Palatinus strand is an massive complex of pools, baths, and even water slides on Margaret Island. Although you'll find it under lists of Budapest 'baths', it is not a traditional bath experience. It is much closer to being a Hungarian water park. You will find...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Alex R
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Really liked this set of thermal pools that are super convenient to get to by tram and bus being right in the center of the city. The large outdoors pool was very clean and the water just perfect temperature. The indoor pool was very large...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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22 July 2018|
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Response from TeamFinfamily | Reviewed this property |
My understanding is that you cannot rent but you can buy for 10.000. But best to bring your own - that's what we did. Swimming caps not needed.
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17 June 2018|
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Response from twinkletoes13 | Reviewed this property |
No you don’t have to wear swimming hats. Men can wear whichever swimwear they want.
17 October 2017|
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Response from Manya B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes, you can take children, they have indoor pools.