Magnum Sauna

Csepreghy utca 2, Budapest, Hungary, 1085 | map | get directions |

audience rating: Magnum Sauna, 4.1 out of 5 based on 35 ratings click to vote:
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Hungary’s first gay sauna and a popular hangout for both locals and foreigners – gay, bi or curious.

Opened in 2001, Magnum features two levels (700 m²), four saunas (salt, bio, Finn and infrared), rain shower, pool plunge (in summer), steam bath with light &dark area, 10-man jacuzzi, maze, movie rooms, dark room, various-sized cabins, glory holes, professional massage service, bar with food and alcoholic drinks as well as free WiFi.

Very busy all weekend, especially at their Dark & Naked Party on Fridays at 10pm and Sundays at 5pm.Staff speak fluent English. Magnum is open nonstop from 1pm on Saturday until midnight on Sunday. Tram 4,6: Harminckettesek; Metro 3: Corvin-negyed; Metro 4: Rákóczi tér

weekday: Mon-Thu 13:00 - 00:00 / Fri 04:00

weekend: Sat 13:00 - Sun 00:00 nonstop

venue: sauna | features: bar, cafe, steam room, massage, sauna, maze, relaxing cabins, dark room, jacuzzi / hot pool, free wi-fi | customers: gay | attracts: All types

corrections | last updated: 06-07-2017

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Value

4.6

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4.7

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4.8

Cleanliness

4.6
based on 20 reviews
  1. Best sauna

    “Dear staff, clean, mood place !!!!!
    Kedves személyzet csak ajánlani tudom
    Üdv Parizs“

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     on 21-06-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  2. Dr Barta Szabolcs

    “Több alkalommal élvezhetem a Magnum szauna vendég szeretetét.remélem hogy fogom is még.
    Rend és tisztaság uralkodik,a személyzet udvarias,segítő kész,
    A Magnum tényleg az a hely ahol piheni,szórakozni ,ki kapcsolódni lehet,de ha többre vágysz azt is meg találod ott,persze a megfelelő biztonságban teheted hisz erre is nagyon oda figyelnek.
    I LOVE MAGNUM“

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     on 20-06-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  3. WHAT THE BEST DAY TO GO?

    “BETTER FRIDAY OR SUNDAY EVENING FOR MOSTLY YOUNG GUYS?

    C EST MIEUX LE VENDREDI OU DIMANCHE POUR RENCONTRER DES JEUNES?“

     on 18-04-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  4. Great sauna

    “Beautiful sauna very cruisy, like any other sauna of the world there are all kinds of guys in their 20's up to 70's. The entrance fee $13.50 you pay it when you leave the sauna. Monday's Tuesday's Wednesday's and Thursday's lots of action between 4 pm and 8pm a lot many out of shape guys but also quite attractive 20's30's40's guys. Many tourist from all over Europe and the USA some speak English, others not at all but it is really not necessary, you hook up in the hallways and take your partner to one of the many free rooms. And for the adventurous ones ; there is a SLING where you can lock the door for privacy inside the room to your right there is a switch that if you turn it off one you end up with a kind of bluish light. And trust me that room is used a lot. The sauna closes around 10:30 or 11:00 pm but on Friday's opens at 1 pm and closes at 4 am the next day, at around 10:00 pm on FRIDAYS they turn off the lights and becomes a wild night lots of action.. it is a very clean sauna. The staff speaks English and they seem pretty nice. Overall I had a great experience and I will definitely go back in October or November. Hungarian guys you made my stay memorable THANKS.“

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     on 07-04-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  5. Best

    “Probably the best sauna i'v been. Highly recommended.“

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     on 21-01-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  6. Best Sauna

    “Being a regular guest, I could only recommend this venue for either chill out in the lovely saunas (many to choose from) or for some hot actions (private cabins, gloryholes, dark steam). The friendly staff, the special atmosphere and the visitors from all ages and shapes will guarantee that you will not regret your visit. At the top of it is the cheap entrance fee!

    Magnum features many themed events:
    - sauna séances on Thursdays (at 17, 18 and 19 pm, with free tea and a fruit plate in between the events to facilitate the detoxification of your body)
    - Pizza parties
    - Dark and Naked parties every Friday and Sunday evening

    These events also worth giving a try, my presonal favourite is the sauna séance.

    Ps: if you are into younger guys then best to go at weekends before or after party times.“

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     on 28-11-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Dark and Naked party

      “What day would be more people? Friday night or Sunday evening? i'd like to go there by the end of Jan, 2017“

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       on 12-12-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  7. très bien

    “Très beau sauna, propre, je recommande ...“

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     on 24-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  8. Jó hely a Magnum

    “A Magnum maximálisan elnyerte tetszésemet. Az idén 15-ik születésnapját ünneplő szauna elhelyezkedése kitűnő, alapterülete nagy, a hely tiszta, a személyzet kifejezetten barátságos, szolgálatkész, szorgalmas. Külön tetszik, hogy a felújítások alkalmával az emeleti részre kerültek a szaunák, így jobban elkülönül a relaxálás az egyéb más "tevékenységtől". A korosztályos kedvezményes napoknál is mindenkire gondoltak, az árak elfogadhatóak. Külön öröm sokunknak, hog idén elkészült a Jakuzzi is, szóval csak dícsérni tudom a helyet. Aki még nem járt ott, az mindenképp pótolja ezen hiányosságát, és látogasson el a Magnumba! Péter“

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     on 10-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  9. Great time

    “I visited this sauna while I was in Budapest. First of all I was really pleasantly surprised by the prices. Compared to London it was really cheap. Sauna was nice and clean, the rooms can be locked and you don't even have to pay extra to use them. Every room had paper towels and some of them even have porn movies running.
    The crowd was a good mix from 20-somethings to 50 somethings.
    I absolutely enjoyed the upper level with the bio sauna and the dip pool. Really well done, and quite a unique experience. I haven't seen many gay saunas which are actually taking pride in having a great selection of sauna rooms. This place does.
    The jacuzzi was fun and quite busy, always full. I actually had to wait for my turn, but it was worth it.
    Steam room was a bit too dark for my taste.
    I didn't know the facility also had a gym, otherwise I'd have bought my gym gear. Took a look around and one guy was working out naked. It was an interesting sight.
    I'll definitely visit again, if I'm in the city.“

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     on 10-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  10. zebulon

    “What can I say...good staff, good facilities, very good for relax and on the evenings more crowded...and on the weekend 2 dark naked party so...I m very glad to know this sauna.“

     on 07-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  11. Tapasztalat

    “Szerdán voltam! Nagyon jól éreztem magam, és csak azért utaztam fel Nyíregyházáról, hogy részese lehessek ennek az élménynek. Csodás a társaság. Én 58 éves vagyok, de voltak olyanok, akik idősebbek, és voltak fiatalabbak is. Még a 20-as korosztályból is voltak páran. Meghitt, intim hely, ahol én mindig megtalálom az igényeimnek megfelelő partnert is. Az igényeim írhatom azt, hogy nem kicsik, és itt az emberi tulajdonságokra gondolok elsősorban!“

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     on 06-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  12. In the top ten in Europe!

    “I was talking to some people from the United States, and they were very happy in Budapest and they loved the Magnum Sauna, Congrat guys, now the Magnum is in the top ten gay saunas in Europe, nothing to shame, ok some cold drinking water free of charge it would be very handy at the desk or around the Jacuzzy.“

     on 05-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Thank you

      “Dear John,

      It's nice to get flowers. Thanks for your review. Yes, we will look into a water fountain. it's a good idea.

      János“

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       on 07-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  13. A kettöböl az egyik.

    “Két szauna van Pesten, az egyik ez. Nem nagy szám, szokásos emberek, változó korok, változó kinézetek. Mindenki megtalálja a maga választását, a felsö szaunaszint és a jakuzzi jelentösen feldobták. Ha azt hiszed föleg tizen-huszon-harmincévesek járnak akkor tévedsz, ide kanosak járnak.“

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     on 05-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  14. Legjobb szauna Budapesten

    “Sokszor voltam, és mindig barátságosak volt a személyzet, szinte családias a hangulat. Sokan régi ismerősként üdvözlik egymást, nagy beszélgetések, és még nagyobb ölelkezések színhelye ez az igazán remek, nívós, és kulturált hely. Csak ajánlani tudom mindenkinek!“

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     on 05-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  15. Typical Sauna

    “Nothing special, typical sauna, very dark to tell who is who, 20 or so guys there, cruising around but few actions. I always think most attractive and younger guys use online apps and would not bother sauna any more. So, customers are truly older and out of shape. I went on a naked Friday, staff ask everyone to lose their tower, not sure it aroused me or dis-aroused me. Guess owner is trying hard to attract customers, unfortunately sauna seems to be doomed, everywhere.“

     on 09-07-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Far from doomed

      “Dear Peter,

      thanks for your candid review. Yes, we have our share of older out of shape guests but we also have our share of in shape younger guys. Our business is doing well and although the demise of the bathhouse as a business model has been heralded many times, truth is that most bathhouses around the world are still operating and new big ones are being opened (Boiler Berlin or Rőmer sauna Vienna). Hooking up with applications has it s positive and negatives, just as hooking up in a sauna does.

      Greetings

      János“

       on 07-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  16. Better-than-expected.

    “Online sex apps are undercutting bath houses in most cities, so I don't expect much when I visit one lately. Luckily this one was just fine given that Budapest isn't Berlin. Larger than I expected, better maintained than most and reasonably priced. Staff was friendly. Like most saunas in Europe, you do not have the option to rent your own room but you can use one that is not occupied and there were plenty available here - even one with a sling. Average age of the patrons was around 40 which is typical with most bath houses these days. Not terribly busy but enough guys to find some fun. A local told me to arrive Friday at 10pm.“

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     on 14-05-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • One more on apps

      “Dear P

      Thanks for your nice review. As I answered previously, I don't think that apps are killing gay saunas. In fact, if what you want is to have som nsa time, then you"re probably better off in a sauna instead of spending countless hours trying to organise something on the net.

      János“

       on 07-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  17. Visit may 16

    “Visited the sauna on a Wednesday, I was led to believe Wednesday would be a busy day but this was not the case.
    Even though there a spray bottles and wipes to clean the cabins, the cabins do still smell.
    Only 3 people under the age of 60, the over 60s were very pushy and smelly
    Would not go here again.“

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     on 12-05-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Wednesday at Magnum

      “Dear Clive

      Sorry that you did not enjoy yourself at our sauna.

      Yes, Wednesday in our place does have an older crowd as the 50% get a discount on that day. The other days are more mixed.

      Greetings

      János Kerekes, owner“

       on 07-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  18. Only lockers available

    “Website does not clearly describe the facility. As a traveler it would be nice to have accurate info. Most saunas in the world have private cabins to rent. This one only has lockers. The cabins mentioned are mixed use for sx. Disappointing for a facility in a large city.“

     on 17-04-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Lockers vs rooms

      “Dear Travis

      I don't like to argue with someone that write an inteligent review, but truth is, most saunas in europe use the locker and free cabins for all system. But as this has allready been commented on, I will add some information on our website regarding this.

      Greetings

      János Kerekes, owner manager“

       on 07-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  19. best sauna in Budapest

    “Bonjour, suis passé au Sauna Magnum le week end dernier. Waouw c est vraiment terrible. tres beau, des caves voutées...et le dimanche à 17h une naked party comme j'en ai jaais vu à Bruxelles. Vraiment à recommander.“

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     on 23-03-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  20. Pure satisfaction

    “It was my first visit in a gay sauna and didn't regret at all. The place itself is well located. The staff is really friendly and helpful. When I went there it was a Friday night and they hold a dark and naked party. It was really busy night with superb men.“

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     on 27-11-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  21. Nice Sauna

    “The best sauna in Budapest. They really like that, there are always a variety of novelties and that is very good, they think of the young students and so few entry forms are required to pay only.“

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     on 08-11-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  22. Fun and relax

    “Im an italian guy (35 year old). I went to the Magnum Sauna on this summer. I spend time in Budapest for a long weekend. I had really relax feeling on Thursday afternoon and fun on Friday night on dark naked party. As in the other saunas after opening time was quiet on the weekend but after 4-5 pm more and more crowded and completely mixed age in. The place was quiet clean and thanks for the kinda staff to help me any information about gay life in the city. Grazie“

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     on 07-11-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  23. Best sauna

    “This is the best sauna in Budapest. The best time to visit Magnum is on Wednesday from (1 to 7pm). I spent hot times and great action with nice mature Hungarian. The place clean, comfortable, spacious with friendly staff. I am certain to be back next visit to Budapest.“

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     on 21-11-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

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