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Best Hotel Rooftop Pools for Summer

by Katie Skrzek

May 20, 2021

Photo credit: Visit SLO CAL

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Summer is around the corner and it’s time to take a dip. Head to one of these stunning hotel rooftop pools to get your summer started right.


Hotel Cerro

Hotel Cerro in San Luis Obispo, California, offers guests a luxurious rooftop pool terrace. Guests can relax in lounge chairs or cabanas while selecting a healthy meal from the poolside menu. The venue also hosts private events.


Hotel Effie

Located in Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort in Miramar Beach, Florida, Hotel Effie is home to Ara Pool + Lounge. The only hotel rooftop pool and lounge on Florida’s Emerald Coast, the space boasts cabanas, lounge chairs and outdoor games. Take in panoramic views while relaxing poolside.


JW Marriott Tampa Water Street
The chic Florida property opened in early 2021, becoming Tampa’s first true 5-star hotel. The rooftop features a pool with cabanas on the sixth floor, overlooking Tampa.


Margaritaville Hotel Nashville

Located in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, guests can enjoy views of the city from the fourth-floor pool deck. Treat yourself to a cocktail or beer at Fins Bar while you lounge by the pool and take in the Nashville skyline.


Marriott Marquis Houston

Marriott Marquis Houston features a one-of-a-kind pool experience at its Parkview Terrace on the sixth floor. Guests can float through the Texas-shaped lazy river, take a dip in the infinity pool or whirlpool, relax in a cabana and indulge in a cocktail.


New Orleans Marriott

Located between the French Quarter and Warehouse District, the 4-star property features two adjacent rooftop pools. The pools are heated during the cooler months. Pools are open daily, 6 a.m.–11 p.m.


The Rally Hotel

Opened in March 2021, the Denver, Colorado, property’s roof deck boasts picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains, the Denver skyline and Coors Field, home to the Colorado Rockies baseball team.


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