17 hotel pools to check out this summer

Dip your toes in the city's finest pools during your Dallas getaway.

Best Hotel Pools in Dallas
Visit Dallas Staff
Posted on Jun 29, 2022

We've got just the cure to keep you cool all summer long. From sky-high rooftop pools to serene settings, there's a pool for every need.


The Adolphus

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 The iconic Adolphus Hotel is a beauty from the inside out, including its rooftop pool, with private cabanas and a full-service bar.  A carefully curated wine list is also available, along with a generous menu of seasonal dishes.

Canvas Hotel Dallas

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Take a dip in one of the coolest rooftop pools in Dallas at the Canvas Hotel. Grab a few drinks at the neighboring bar, along with some light bites, and hang out poolside as you overlook the best view of the city. Although the pool is only open to hotel guests, the bar is always open to the public starting at 4 p.m.


Hilton Anatole

For a kid-friendly option, visit JadeWaters at the Hilton Anatole. The sprawling resort features a leisure pool (designated as adults only on the weekends), a kids' splash and play area, a lazy river and two 180-ft. water slides. There's also a 23-seat swim-up bar as well as movie screenings and other activities on the lawn. The pool is open until Labor Day weekend, leaving you plenty of time to plan a visit, and is exclusive to hotel guests.


Fairmont Dallas

Feel like Phelps at the Olympic-sized, rooftop pool at the Fairmont Dallas. Come for a swim and order a quick bite to eat and a refreshing cocktail to keep you cool in the heat. The bird's eye view of Downtown Dallas from the rooftop pool and terrace never gets old!


Hotel Zaza

Be inspired by the hotel's Mediterranean-inspired style right in the heart of Uptown. The hotel pool is intimate and luscious, with oversized greenery providing seclusion from the rest of the hotel and neighborhood. Indulge in bites and cocktails from Dragonfly, the hotel restaurant and bar, before setting up in a lounge chair for time in the Texas sun.


The Joule

You've heard of living on the edge, but how about swimming on the edge? The Joule features a unique, glass pool that hangs over the edge of the hotel, giving you incredible views of Downtown Dallas and The Eye, a 30-ft. gleaming sculpture found just across the street from the hotel. The pool is open to hotel guests seven days a week.


Le Méridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh 

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Make your way to Uptown for a dip at this historic hotel. Located just outside the doors of Perle on Maple, the hotel's on-property restaurant. The pool offers plenty of sun and lounge chairs near the pool, as well as shaded cabanas for more secluded lounging. Pool service is an additional amenity, as well as live music sessions on Saturdays. The pool is open to both hotel guests and visitors via Resort Pass.


Relativity Pool Bar at The Lorenzo

Head to the Cedars District for a day at the pool at The Lorenzo Hotel. The stylish space is great for an afternoon with friends thanks to a lively atmosphere, refreshing cocktails at the pool bar (open weekends only) and plenty of lounge seating.


Omni Dallas

Catch some of the best views of the city at the infinity pool at the Omni. Take a dip in the pool or relax in the heated jacuzzi, while enjoying your favorite drink from the outdoor bar. The pool is only open to hotel guests, but Monday-Thursday is the best time to be there, so be sure to extend your staycation or work remotely, poolside!


Ritz-Carlton Dallas

Feel like luxury at the Ritz-Carlton and enjoy its spacious outdoor pool area for a relaxing swim. Grab lunch (open until 2:00 p.m.; reopens for dinner at 5:30 p.m.) at Fearing's Restaurant to stay fueled and treat yourself to a massage of your choice at the beautiful indoor spa. Be sure to stay late for the only-in-Dallas guacamologist experience that happens every night at 6 p.m. The pool is only open to hotel guests.


Renaissance Dallas

Enjoy a quiet and laid-back feel at the Renaissance pool, also known as the highest in the Dallas skyline. Bring your favorite book and enjoy pure serenity while you're there. For lunch, stop in the hotel restaurant, Asador, which cooks up modern American eats with a Latin flair. The pool is only open to hotel guests.


The Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

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The Rosewood Mansion at Turtle Creek extends its signature peach finishings into its wellness offerings, with a resort-style, temperature-controlled pool and sundeck. Expect the hotel's same level of stellar service through the pool area, paired with poolside service, luxurious lounging areas and plenty of sun. The pool is for guests only.


Waterproof at The Statler

Bring your friends to the historic Statler Hotel and enjoy Waterproof, the hotel's 19th-floor oasis and pool/restaurant combo. The pool bar transforms into a rooftop lounge in the evening, so a change of clothes is required if you're planning on sticking around after dark. While daytime access is limited to hotel guests, all are welcome for evening festivities.


Thompson Dallas

The hotel is a welcomed addition to Downtown Dallas' roster, thanks to trendy restaurants, beautiful design and top-notch amenities. The hotel also features a can't-miss resort-style pool, lounge areas, and fully equipped cabanas with TVs and refrigerators – perfect for a day by the pool. Need a poolside bite? Order your favorites from the cabana bar!


Virgin Hotels Dallas 

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Don't miss the perfect opportunity for sun-soaked skyline views at Virgin Hotels Dallas' The Pool Club. This incredible fourth-floor deck is a must-visit for these crazy temps. The pool is surrounded by cabanas, chaises and our incredible city. It is one of the swankiest tickets in town.


Westin Galleria Dallas

Go for a shopping spree at the Galleria before settling down outside at the hotel pool. Order a drink and some snacks from the poolside service and relax in the cabanas to recover from a long day of retail therapy. The pool is only open to hotel guests.


WET at W Dallas – Victory 

Located on the 16th floor of the W Dallas – Victory, the WET deck has been a long time summertime favorite. Sip on cocktails ordered from the nearby full-service bar or relax in the shade poolside. The pool is only open to hotel guests.