Guide to Hotel Pools in Philadelphia
Where to splash and swim indoors and out, rooftop and not — and then spend the night...
Many of Philadelphia’s hotels offer visitors (and staycationers!) an opportunity to hang poolside — including on rooftops with incredible views.
Hotel guests can lounge up in the clouds on the 57th floor at the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center , or sip a cocktail at the outdoor pool (year-round!) at the W Philadelphia .
Many of the hotels featured here offer the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package , which always comes with free hotel parking and hundreds of dollars of free perks, giving folks even more incentive to book a stay.
Here’s a look at some of the city’s hotel pools — perfect for relaxing with a book, taking an energizing swim or just beating the summer heat.
AKA University City ’s heated, stainless steel “ pool in the sky ,” which measures 75 feet long, is set in a serene aerial space with floor-to-ceiling windows, lending itself well to end-of-day relaxation. White cushion loungers add to the luxurious experience — as do cozy fire pits on the landscaped terrace.
This centrally located hotel right between Center City and the suburbs is great for visitors looking to explore both the city and Philadelphia’s countryside — and for guests looking to relax with a dip in the hotel’s indoor pool.
This hotel’s star-studded location on the Avenue of the Arts at Broad and Locust streets is made even better by its four-story glass atrium, complete with a rooftop pool and sundeck.
The Fitler Club is a modern members-only lifestyle club with 14 hotel rooms available for both members and non-members. Its spacious fitness center features a 75-foot, three-lane lap pool with hot and cold plunge pools.
The stunning indoor infinity pool at the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center sits on the 57th floor of the tallest building in the city, providing guests with a luxury experience and unrivaled panoramic city views while they swim.
A stay at this luxurious property on City Line Avenue affords beautiful views of the Philadelphia skyline and a chance to relax at a heated indoor pool that’s shared with the Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia – City Avenue.
One of a limited number of outdoor pools in Center City, the Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia – Midtown ’s seasonal escape offers a bit of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle. And you can’t beat its location on the seventh floor with a view of the city.
Located five miles west of Center City, the Homewood Suites on City Line Avenue features a heated, indoor swimming pool — which it shares with the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue — for all of your aquatic needs.
A complete experience with towels, a locker room and loungers, this heated pool is a fine complement to the Philadelphia Marriott ’s 24-hour fitness facility. And it’s an excellent place to chill after visiting Reading Terminal Market , Independence Hall , and other nearby attractions.
A 20-meter-long heated lap pool sits on a beautifully landscaped terrace at ROOST East Market . Guests can also find community gardens, grills, lounge seating, a dog park and more on the spacious amenity level.
This outdoor rooftop pool at the Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, with plenty of space to breathe and a stunning view of the skyline.
The heated rooftop pool at the new W Philadelphia is open all year round to hotel guests, offering a festive vibe, poolside refreshments, and a fire pit on chilly days. Non-hotel guests can visit by booking a private WET Deck cabana . Most spa treatments also include pool access.