Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood and relax by one of these pools for the day.
Hit a high note with the Altitude Pool at this Starwood hotel. Enjoy food by world-famous chef Jose Andres and on weekends during spring and summer, a live DJ spins beats from 2–6 p.m. Reserve a cabana with mini fridges, DVD players and televisions.
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
Relax at the old Hollywood Tropicana club at the rooftop pool. The hotel itself dates from the late 1920s; Charlie Chaplin and Marilyn Monroe once sipped cocktails near the pool and so can you.
The London West Hollywood
Take in views of Beverly Hills and even the Getty Center from this rooftop pool. Enjoy the poolside concierge during the day and stay around until dusk for the firepits and new Rooftop West Restaurant and Bar.
Find a chair in the sunshine and enjoy views of the Hollywood Hills and the Pacific Ocean and snacks at The Sundeck from the highest rooftop pool in LA.
The Standard Hotel, Downtown LA
Go for a swim in the heated rooftop pool before sliding over to the Biergarten for a brew and soft pretzel under the Californian sun. At night, the space has a dance club feel with DJs spinning the hottest music.
Every kid wonders what it would be like to live inside a bustling airport — even for just one night. The TWA Hotel gives you that experience with retro décor so you can fantasize about living a glamorous life as a flight attendant in the 1960s.
National Best Friend Day is June 8, so now’s the time to plan how to celebrate your bestie. The recently opened The Ven at Embassy Row in Washington, D.C., offers one option with its Celebrate Your Bestie package. The hotel boasts a stunning rooftop pool and a prime location in Dupont Circle, so gather your closest friends and plan a visit to the nation’s capital.
Move over mimosa: Spiked coffee from the Keurig is taking the spotlight at Sunday brunch. Cask & Kettle created the first ready-to-drink hot cocktails that brew with the perfect amount of booze for any special occasion.