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Updated: September 1, 2020
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New York City Hotels with Swimming Pools
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge – Best Rooftop Pool
Unique L-shaped rooftop pool with a huge pool deck and adjoining bar at this eco-hotel. Fantastic views of the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan. Hotel Phone: 1 (347) 696-2500
Mandarin Oriental – Best for Laps
A marvelous 22m pool that is great for laps. On the 36th floor with marvelous views. Temperature of the pool will be cool for loungers but perfect for laps. This is the best hotel swimming pool in the city. Hotel phone: 1 (212) 805-8800
Millennium Hilton New York Downtown – Best for Kids
Good-sized pool that is great for families. It’s simple, clean, and warm. As long as you’re not expecting a huge resort pool, you’ll love it. Hotel phone: 1 (212) 693-2001
The Watson – Best Outdoor Pool
Large, unheated rooftop pool with a nice patio and lounge chairs. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day. Good size but often closes at 6pm (for parties). Hotel phone: 1 (212) 581-8100
More Hotels with Swimming Pools
- The Parker New York
Enclosed rooftop pool with great views. A large pool by New York standards.
- The Peninsula New York
Large enough for kids to have a good splash but not big enough for laps.
- Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC
Trendy outdoor rooftop pool has great views and doubles as a club/lounge in the evening.
- Royalton Park Avenue
Very trendy boutique hotel. Good sized heated outdoor pool on the 20th-floor rooftop with bar. Views of Empire State Building.
- The James New York – SoHo
Small seasonal rooftop pool with a teak deck, sun loungers, and outdoor showers. Magnificent views.
- The Dominick Hotel
Luxury hotel in SoHo with a beautiful rooftop pool on the 7th floor alongside a sushi bar. Pool deck has cabanas and great views of Manhattan.
- McCarren Hotel
Arguably NYC’s largest outdoor heated saltwater pool with a full service bar.
- The William Vale
The 19m pool rooftop pool is surrounded by a big pool deck with private cabanas and sun loungers. Sushi is amazing.
- Dream Downtown
15m glass-bottom pool with a sandy “beach”, cabanas, lounge chairs, and full-service bar close to Times Square.
- Skyline Hotel
Cheapest hotel in New York with an indoor heated pool. Simple, clean, kid-friendly pool with nice views.
- Trump International Hotel and Tower
Medium-sized pool (long and narrow) that is very kid-friendly. Lifeguard on duty at all times.
- Room Mate Grace
Small pool that manages to be enjoyable. Bar and lounge right by the pool.
- The Empire Hotel
Rooftop indoor pool (with access to a patio). Small but nice for a plunge.
- The Greenwich Hotel
Very nice pool opposite a trendy lounge area. Adult vibe but kids can still have fun here.
- Sheraton Brooklyn New York Hotel
Retractable roof over a smallish pool. Hours are sometimes restricted to the evenings.
- TWA Hotel at JFK Airport
The USP of the rooftop pool is the unhindered view of the runways. Reservations cost $25 on weekdays and $50 Fri-Sun.