Atlanta is always bustling with its thriving cultural scene at the city’s museums, art galleries, concert halls and many many unique bars and restaurants, being ranked one of the best cities in the world. However, on a hot summer’s day in Atlanta, there’s no better way to cool down than heading to one of the many hotel pools.
If you’re looking for that perfect rooftop swimming pool for an unforgettable staycation, or an enchanting garden to just soak up the sun. Then look no further, as the ATL and Secret Atlanta have got you covered. Here’s a list of our favorite hotel pools in Atlanta that you must try to check out this summer.
The stunning Pool Piazza at Atlanta’s St. Regis is not to be missed. You immediately feel like you’re on holiday in a luxurious resort, far away from your everyday pressures and tasks. St. Regis is a five-star hotel and a AAA Five Diamond hotel, so you know they mean business.
Transport yourselves from the heart of the Peach State to the heart of the Mediterranean! The relaxing waterfall and unbeatable service makes this hotel pool one of our favorites in the city. At one of Atlanta’s most prestigious hotels, it’s undoubtedly a summer splash-out to remember.
Amongst the city’s soaring skyscrapers, innumerable attractions, and thriving arts scene and nestled besides ATL’s iconic Fox Theatre, is a Secret Atlanta icon. Located at the beautiful Georgian Terrace is their rooftop pool, the perfect place to get lost in an awesome book, and cool off in the summer sun.
As you dip into the cool waters of the rooftop pool, you’ll swim above the city of Atlanta and have an incredible time, because this place is ‘too pool for school’. It’s the perfect spot to snap a few Instagram-worthy pics of you and your friends with the Atlanta skyline as the backdrop.
🏊 659 Peachtree Street NE, Midtown
The Courtland Grand Hotel is an luxurious downtown hotel that offers a relaxing environment and a multitude of services, including what to us is the star of the show, an indoor pool in the middle of the hotel.
With a retractable roof, this Downtown oasis is the go-to spot—pool-wise—all year-round. Decked out with a gazebo bar, enjoy incredible cocktails before unwinding pool-side. This place is very popular with families but definitely worth checking out. What’s more, if you get hungry after a long swim, pop by Fandangles, where the restaurant prepares delicious American cuisine and specialty cocktails just for you.
🏊 165 Courtland St NE, Downtown
4. W Hotel
Another Downtown gem, the W Hotel in Downtown Atlanta has slowly become an icon of the skyline, and its rooftop “wet deck” has become just as iconic. Whether you want to take a dip to wash off the scorching hot Atlanta summer, sunbathe as you flip through magazines, or grab a few cocktails on the comfy pool settees, at W Atlanta there are no rules. With day passes available and unmissable events, keep an eye out on the Downtown W’s Instagram to stay up to date with all the summer happenings.
🏊 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, Downtown
Spend your day by the Grand outdoor pool at Buckhead’s Grand Hyatt. Enjoy their Summertime menu of poolside cocktails, bites and refreshers. We suggest trying their Peachtree Punch poolside, for the true taste of summer in Georgia.
The outdoor pool is open daily for the season from 6am – 10pm, depending on the weather conditions. You can’t help but feel and ease and enjoy the warm rays of sunshine as you take in the terrace décor with its summery color palette. It’s all good times and tan lines!
🏊 3300 Peachtree Rd NE, Buckhead
Bought by Louisville-based Hilton International, the former W Hotel in Midtown has made the list for its amazing pool. The Midtown location has one of the best places to cool off and relax in the summer. So what are you waiting for? To infinity pool and beyond!
Within walking distance of Atlanta’s top attractions such as the magical Georgia Aquarium, soak up the Atlanta sun while you sip on invigorating cocktails at Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta at the hotel’s outdoor pool, surrounded by relaxing chaise lounges, luxury private cabanas, and their poolside bar.
🏊 97 10th Street, NW, Midtown
Opposite the Bank of America Plaza Atlanta, this rooftop pool is in the center of the Atlantan skyline, providing sensational views of the city. Walking distance to all the major attractions in central Atlanta, this place is perfect for tourists and locals alike, who all need an awesome pool to escape the heat in the scorching summer. The outdoor pool is located on the rooftop on the 4th floor. It’s pretty stylish and glamorous, but in no way feels too extravagant. You are guaranteed to have a splashing good time!
🏊 590 West Peachtree Street NW, Midtown
Always serving us Miami vibes, head to Buckhead’s InterContinental for swanky cocktails pool-side. If you feel hungry, but don’t want the hassle of going up to your room or hotel restaurant to order, you can always enjoy snacks, wraps, fresh garden salads and fruit plates by the pool.
Decked out with deck chairs and places to unwind under the sun, take your favorite book and some good company, for an unforgettable day by the pool. Best of all, you don’t have to wait for the summer to enjoy the saltwater pool, open 365 days a year and it’s heated for those colder winter days.
🏊 3315 Peachtree Rd NE, Buckhead