While visiting the SPAs of Budapest, you will sometimes read notices on the walls, in both Hungarian and English. Sometimes they are in German but this is unusual. However often, within Hungary, you may have to deal with the Hungarian language only, to find your way to the baths.

This is all part of the adventure!

Here is some useful vocabulary to help you:

 

Bejárat_____________________Entrance

Kijárat______________________Exit

Pénztár_____________________Cashier

 

Éleményfürdő________________Entertainment bath

Fürdő______________________Bath

Gyogyfürdő__________________Medicinal bath

Hullámfürdő__________________Wave pool

Fedett medence______________Indoor pool

Külső medence_______________Outdoor pool

Medence____________________Pool

Medencék___________________Pools

Pezsgőfürdő_________________Jacuzzi

Súlyfürdő____________________Stretching and traction bath

Uszoda______________________Swimming pool

Ülőmedence__________________Sitting bath

Vízhőfok_____________________Water temperature

Vízfelület_____________________Pool surface

Vízmélység___________________Pool depth

 

Gözkabin____________________Hammam, steam room

Masszázs____________________Massage

Szauna______________________Sauna (Hungarian is not always so cruel…)

 

Női mosdó___________________Women’s Toilet

Férfi mosdó__________________Men’s toilet

Öltöző______________________Changing room

Nöi Öltöző___________________Changing room for men

Ferfi Öltöző__________________Changing room for men

Szekrények__________________Lockers