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The 11 Best Hotels with Rooftop Pools in the USA

If you’re a view lover, you’ll want to book an awesome hotel with a rooftop pool at your next destination. Luckily most big cities in the USA have incredible hotels with rooftop pools overlooking beautiful cityscapes, oftentimes accompanied by bustling bars or top-notch restaurants or at least cozy day beds or plush sun loungers.

To truly make the most of summer, check out the top 10 rooftop pool hotels in the USA. These are the most unique, boutique, and interesting rooftop pool with plenty to do, cozy atmospheres, and a great view. They’ve been chosen for their awesome location in each iconic city and, of course, their amazing and luxurious pools!

Hotels with Rooftop Pools
Marriott Marquis, Houston

1 Hotel South Beach – Miami, FL

The Hotel: One of the most luxurious hotels in Miami, the 1 Hotel South Beach is a stylish hotel overlooking iconic South Beach, Miami. it has boho-luxe interior design with touches of green, a spa and fitness center on-site, and SIX different beach clubs, restaurants, and bars.

The Rooms: The 1 Hotel South Beach offers multiple rooms styles ranging from studio to two-bedroom suites. The design is similarly minimalistic-boho with pops of wood and beiges. Rooms include coffee, amazing views, flatscreen TV’s, and designer touches; many have kitchens and balconies too.

The Rooftop Pool: The rooftop pool here is on the 18th floor and reserved for adults-only so you can be confident in privacy and relaxation. It takes up the whole roof, with a long thin pool surrounded by private cabanas, comfy lounge chairs, and more. You can also dine at Watr, a Peruvian-Japanese fusion restaurant open to the public on the roof. Expect dj’s after sunset with a true Miami vibe,

I hotel south beach Miami hotels with rooftop pools Watr restaurant bar rooftop view Miami

Hotel Location: Beachfront on South Beach and 23rd Street, 1 Block from Collins Park

How to Access the Rooftop Pool: For Hotel Guests or visitors of Watr Restaurant


The Joule Hotel Downtown – Dallas, TX

The Hotel: The Joule is one of the most creative and artistic USA hotel with rooftop pools. The hotel itself is inside the refurbished Dallas National Bank, a Neo-Gothic building from the 1920’s. Today, it’s a luxurious boutique hotel full or art installations, murals, shops, an amazing spa, yoga/fitness studio, two restaurants and multiple bars (including a cool basement bar).

The Rooms: Rooms are the joule are swanky and stylish. With designed toiletries and bedding, robes, speakers, flat screen TV’s, and even ‘hydro-massage shower heads,’ you can expect to be taken care of here. They offer regular rooms, suites, lofts, terraces, and a few fun room styles.

The Rooftop Pool: Although on a more quiet rooftop, the Joule is home to one of the USA’s most unique rooftop pools that actually sticks out 8 feet over the side of the building! This ‘cantilevered edge’ pool has a glass edge overlooking Main Street so you can feel truly suspended in the air while swimming in this Dallas rooftop pool.

There are plenty of cabanas, day beds, and cozy chairs to sit in while you order drinks from the full bar.

The Joule Hotel Downtown Dallas roofop pool cantilevered pool over the edge of main street

Hotel Location: In the Center of Main Street District in Downtown Dallas on Main St, across from ‘Giant Eyeball’ sculpture

How to Access the Rooftop Pool: For Hotel Guests Only


The London West Hollywood – Los Angeles, CA

The Hotel: If you mix a Los Angeles vibe with British sophistication, you get the London Hotel. Throughout the hotel, there is a sophisticated design with luxurious touches (and two bulldogs who live here too – very on-brand). There’s an on-site restaurant called Boxwood, complimentary breakfast, a yoga center, a screening room, marble features, and more.

The Rooms: The London rooms are design-forward and spacious. Each has a soak tub, an outdoor balcony, designer bedding/toiletries, double shower heads, and more! You can book a 2-bedroom suite here (one of the only hotels with rooftop pools in LA with this option) and other room sizes too.

The Rooftop Pool: The rooftop pool at The London is a garden oasis looking right out onto the Sunset Strip – it couldn’t be more central in bougie Beverly Hills! Rent a cabana or a sun lounger during the day, enjoy the bulldog waterfall tile installation, or order some food and drinks from the bar. After dark, you can enjoy fire pits – when it rarely gets chilly in LA!

The London West Hollywood hotel rooftop pool Los Angeles

Hotel Location: West Hollywood looking over the Sunset Strip on San Vicente, near the Viper Room, Whisky a Go Go, The Roxy, and more

How to Access the Rooftop Pool: For Hotel Guests Only


ModernHaus SoHo (prev. The James Hotel, or the Jimmy) – New York City NYC

The Hotel: Still known by many by its previous name The James (or the Kimmy), ModernHaus Soho is an iconic boutique hotel in lower Manhattan and one of the best boutique USA hotels with rooftop pools. It has three bars and restaurants offering a huge variety of fares both local and international, but it’s best known for The Jimmy rooftop bar.

The Rooms: The rooms and hotel are in a Bauhaus design, which incorporated blocks of color with clean lines and modern shapes. The spaces are minimalistic yet elegant and cozy, with luxurious amenities, floor-to-ceiling windows, and awesome NYC views.

The Rooftop Pool: The rooftop pool bar ‘The Jimmy’ has been popular in Manhattan since the opening of the hotel back in 2010. Even with a modest-sezed rooftop, they are able to pack plenty of people onto the roof for fun summer parties on the weekend blasting music into the NYC sky. During the week, expect a more relaxed, guests-only atmosphere where you can sink into a sun lounger with a drink in hand.

ModernHaus SoHo NYC hotels with rooftop pools hudson river view The James hotel

Hotel Location: SoHo Neighborhood on Thompson St and Grand Ave: minutes from Canal St Metro Station

How to Access the Rooftop Pool: For Hotel Guests during the week, but open to the public after 3pm on summer weekends for The Jimmy summer pool parties


Hotel Zena – Washington DC

The Hotel: Hotel Zena was known before as the Kimpton Donovan, but is now now Hotel Zena, a Viceroy Urban Retreat. This is one of the most popular hotels with rooftop pools in the USA and the perfect base for a trip to the nation’s capitol. It has a trendy restaurant and rooftop bar, lots of events, and even female-themed art pieces throughout to empower women.

The Rooms: The rooms are also very boutique and artsy, with themed art throughout and pops of color to keep things interesting. Available rooms include king, queen, accessible, and suite, which all have great amenities, state-of-the-art shower heads, floor-to-ceiling windows, smart TV’s, and thought-provoking art.

The Rooftop Pool: You’ll find the lovely 15th-floor rooftop pool next to Hedy’s rooftop bar overlooking Washington DC. There are plenty of sun loungers and cabanas surrounding the pool with a wide open space adorned with colorful murals and plants. For after dark, it has fire pits so you can still enjoy the views with a drink in hand.

Hotel Zena Rooftop pool Washington DC sunset view cabanas and rooftop bar

Hotel Location: Downtown on Thomas Circle Park and 14th St a few blocks from Franklin Park

How to Access the Rooftop Pool: For Hotel Guests Only


Marriott Marquis – Houston, TX

The Hotel: You’ll find one of the most spectacular hotels with rooftop pools in the USA at The Marriott Marquis Houston – the legendary Texas-shaped rooftop pool. Besides the amazing rooftop terrace, the Marquis is home to four different restaurants of varied cuisines, Pure Spa, a fitness center, and plenty of meeting/business spaces.

The Rooms: Here you can book a normal room as well as luxe ‘M Club’ rooms and 1BR/Hospitality suites. Amenities include TV’s, refrigerators, coffee makers, bath tubs, ironing facilities, and views over the city. The design is stylish and simply with black, gold, and white touches.

The Rooftop Pool: Just look at the photo to understand why this rooftop pool is legendary! On the 6th floor of the Marriott Marquis, you will find a full lazy river in the shape of Texas as well as an infinity pool, jacuzzis, different kinds of sun loungers, tables, chairs, cabanas, and even fire pits. It’s called ‘Altitude Rooftop & Pool and should be on any rooftop pool lover’s list. Book a Day Pass online.

Marriott Marquis houston hotel with texas shaped pool rooftop pool hotel houston infinity pool lazy river

Hotel Location: Central Houston Downtown on Avenida de Las Americas and Walker St, Across from the George R Brown Convention Center (skywalk access) and Discovery Green

How to Access the Rooftop Pool: For Hotel Guests and Day Pass Holders


Soho House – Chicago, IL

The Hotel: One of the most exclusive USA hotels with rooftop pools, the Soho House can be found in many cities but the Chicago venue is one of the best. The hotel is fully industrial-chic inside what used to be a belt factory, with edgy decor, lounges, furniture, and more.

The Rooms: The vintage rooms here are as reclusive as the Soho House membership. They have elegant and antique furniture and touches that compliment the industrial, brished concrete vibe in a big way. There are 5 different kinds of room you can book based on size, with Bluetooth speakers, luxurious products, and cozy spaces.

The Rooftop Pool: The Soho House pool has a perfect Chicago skyline view. The pool is long and thin, surrounded my comfy sun loungers and tables to order your poolside nibbles and drinks. Directly next to it is the fairy-lit restaurant for those who desire an exclusive rooftop meal.

Soho House hotel Chicago Rooftop pool area with view overlooking the city

Hotel Location: West Loop Area/Fulton Market Neighborhood Near Morgan Metro Station

How to Access the Rooftop Pool: Soho House Members Only – for the hotel AND rooftop pool!


The Colonnade Hotel – Boston, MA

The Hotel: The Colonnade Hotel is a Back Bay icon in Boston. It opened first in the 70’s but has now been modernized completely with tasteful decor and decorative spaces. On-site is fitness center, the grand ballroom, plenty of business spaces, and Lucie’s Drink + Dine Restaurant. The hotel is minutes away from all the main attractions of Bay Bay.

The Rooms: The rooms at the Colonnade are filled with light and luxurious comforts and very spacious. They have black and white design throughout the rooms to make it feel minimalistic and modern. Amenities include adjustable lighting, robes, Keurig machines, flat-screen TV’s, designer toiletries, Bluetooth speakers, plush mattresses, and more.

The Rooftop Pool: Known throughout the city s RTP, the Colonnade’s pool deck is one of the most iconic hotels with rooftop pools. Located on the 12th floor, guests can find a massive pool deck with LOTS of seating space on day beds, cabanas, sun loungers, and chairs. Join a rooftop yoga class or head to the rooftop bar for sunset over Boston.

The Colonnade Boston Hotel with rooftop pool - pool deck overlooking back bay boston at sunset

Hotel Location: Boston’s Back Bay Neighborhood on Huntington Ave, Steps from the Prudential Center, minutes from Back Bay Station, Copley Place, Northeastern University, and more

How to Access the Rooftop Pool: For Hotel Guests Only (previously day passes available – see website)


W Hotel Downtown – Atlanta, GA

The Hotel: The W Hotel Downtown is one of the best 5-star hotels with rooftop pools in Atlanta. It has a vibrant and modern interior with plenty of offerings, including a large fitness center, expansive conference/business facilities, a restaurant, and two bars, a great spa, and its iconic rooftop pool.

The Rooms: The Rooms at the W are stylish and contemporary. One of their most unique features is that bespoke furniture from all over Europe is sprinkled throughout the rooms, as well as art by local Atlanta artists. There are multiple room styles, and different sizes named Wow, Fabulous, Cool, Wonderful, and more.

The Rooftop Pool: The W Atlanta has an epic rooftop pool deck known as the ‘wet deck’ that brings in crowds from all over Atlanta to enjoy a day out in the sun with music. The public can purchase a day pool or spa pass to access the pool, or hotel guests are welcome. Locate on the 16th floor, this large sized pool deck has plenty of chairs alongside a bar and restaurant for a memorable pool day.

The W hotel Downtown Atlanta Hotels with rooftop pool - the wet deck bar rooftop view

Hotel Location: Downtown Atlanta Between the Georgia Aquarium and the Civic Center Station

How to Access the Rooftop Pool: For Hotel Guests or Visit Wet Deck Bar with a Day Pass


The Bobby Hotel – Nashville, TN

The Hotel: The Bobby Hotel is one of Nashville’s coolest boutique hotels. The design is artsy and eclectic, with lots of decor from the international travels of the owner. It has FIVE bars and restaurants on-site serving up classic southern fare and more, lots of cozy chill spaces, and also a great spa.

The Rooms: The rooms at The Bobby are similarly fun and interesting, with plaid touches and music-themed decorations to go along with the famed Music City it resides in. The rooms here have all the comforts, including minibars, designer toiletries and products, a smart TV, glass-walled bathrooms, city views, and more. Book a standard room up to a deluxe, balcony, 1BR, or 2BR suite right in Downtown Nashville.

The Rooftop Pool: The Bobby is one of the coolest USA hotels with rooftop pools – and the most fun. There’s tons to do, from playing all kinds of yard games to sitting inside the 1956 airstream retrofitted to a bar that they have somehow gotten up to the roof! Relax on sun loungers in the Nashville sun with some drinks and bites from Bobby’s Backyard Bar. Check their events schedule for live music coming up!

Bobby Hotel Nashville rooftop pool with live music cabanad sun deck parties and great views

Hotel Location: Downtown Nashville in the Arts District on Printers Alley and 4th Ave, blocks from the Downtown Arts district, Tennessee State Capitol, the River, and more!

How to Access the Rooftop Pool: Walk-in Only


Halcyon, A Hotel in Cherry Creek – Denver, CO

The Hotel: The Halcyon Hotel is a quirky gem in Cherry Creek – it’s so homey it even calls itself a ‘non-hotel.’ It has the feel that you’re at a rich friend’s villa – with modern spaces and even a gear room. There are two on-site restaurants (which often have live music) and the bustling rooftop bar (which also has music). It’s the place to be!

The Rooms: The rooms here are delightfully modern and chic with beautiful art adorning the walls, plenty of color everythere, and some hints of gold, marble, and tile. They have 7 types and sizes of room depending on size, all the way up to Loft and Presidential Suite. Rooms have unique amenities such as vinyl record players, coffee machines, designer bath products, a beverage cooler, plush robes, and even yoga mats.

The Rooftop Pool: The Halcyon Hotel’s rooftop pool is nice, but it’s mostly about the vibe there. Although the pool’s size is a bit smaller, the deck chairs, comfy couches, and covered cabanas around it create the perfect space for a yoga class or a rooftop party. Adjacent to the pool is Elevated rooftop bar, which hosts live music alongside its cocktails, wines, drinks, and classic American food.

Halcyon Denver hotels with rooftop pool and lounge Elevated rooftop bar

Hotel Location: Central Cherry Creek on 3rd and Columbine St, blocks from Cherry Creek Shopping Center

How to Access the Rooftop Pool: For Hotel Guests Only, Poolside Bar Open to Public