Best rooftop pools at hotels in Kuala Lumpur

Published: November 1, 2018

Places that you must experience while visiting KL

Kuala Lumpur is one of the world’s most exciting cities and a place where you can feel the pulse 24/7. It is not only the capital of Malaysia but it’s also a hot spot for rooftop pools. The unique combination of a stunning view, a dip in a swimming pool and a fancy drink is something that’s unbeatable for many. Rooftop pools in Kuala Lumpur are something that you must experience while visiting the city. Here’s a list of the best Kuala Lumpur rooftop pools. Also, don't forget to check out the best Kuala Lumpur rooftop bars.

1. Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Sky Bar at Traders Hotel KL

Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Sky Bar at Traders Hotel KL
Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Sky Bar at Traders Hotel KL
Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Sky Bar at Traders Hotel KL
Sky Bar at Traders Hotel KL - Photo: www.shangri-la.com/kualalumpur

You will find this KL rooftop pool a little bit different from the others since it´s situated inside and with a roof above (with a small opening, which makes it a rooftop pool). But that doesn’t change the atmosphere that’s always with an international touch. This is one of the most famous rooftop pools in Kuala Lumpur and a visit here is something that must be on the bucket list. This rooftop pool has the best view over the Petronas Twin Towers, and that alone is worth the entrance fee to this classic rooftop pool in Kuala Lumpur.

Adress: Traders Hotel, City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: Mon - Thu & Sun 10am - 1am, 10am - 3am Fri Sat & eve of Public Holidays

Towels included: Yes

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2. Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Luna Bar

Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Luna Bar
Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Luna Bar
Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Luna Bar
Luna Bar - Photo: www.pacific-regency.com

This Kuala Lumpur rooftop pool is known for its lounge style and party atmosphere. It has elegance and the nice structure of the rooftop pool area is impressing. Several pool parties are held up here and you can also see the Petronas Twin Towers. Taking a swim with a 360-degree view is quite notable and together with a glass of champagne or a nice cocktail, it all makes this rooftop pool in Kuala Lumpur a must to visit. Why not swim in the rooftop pool when it’s moonlight? Luna means Moon and why not!

Adress: Pacific Regency Hotel Apartments, Menara Pan Global, Jalan Punchak, off Jalan P Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur

Availability: Only guests at the hotel during daytime. Certain events are open to outside guests.

Location: 34th floor

Towels included: Yes

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3. Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Capri by Fraser

Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Capri by Fraser
Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Capri by Fraser
Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Capri by Fraser
Capri by Fraser - Photo: www.kualalumpur.capribyfraser.com

Stunning is the word. Capri by Fraser is for sure a rooftop pool to explore. Here you will find an infinity pool surrounded with a joyful environment and a stunning breathtaking 360-degree view. Catching the sunset from the rooftop pool is something that you must try to do. The rooftop pool is decorated with lounge style furniture’s and that is followed by a very classy, international and sophistic atmosphere. This rooftop pool in Kuala Lumpur is well worth spending some hours at. This rooftop pool could the first stop when you arrive in Kuala Lumpur. Just to give your visit a great start. Or it could be the last stop before turning home. Just to have a last impression from above in a rooftop pool.

Adress: Jalan Kerinchi, 59200 Kuala Lumpur

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: Daily morning - evening

Towels included: Yes

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4. Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - The Face Suites

Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - The Face Suites
Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - The Face Suites
Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - The Face Suites
The Face Suites - Photo: www.thefacekl.com

Well, here you can definitely use the expression “face the music” regarding this rooftop pool in Kuala Lumpur. The pool is wide and since you are up on the 51st floor, the view is wow! You will not miss a thing. In front of your eyes you will have the Petronas Tower and the KL Tower. This is a perfect rooftop pool for some nice swim strokes and at the same time taking in the view. Up here you can just relax with some sun bathing or cool of in the rooftop pool. This is a luxurious styled rooftop with great furniture’s and architecture. Once here you will not want to leave this rooftop pool in Kuala Lumpur. A great one!

Adress: 1020, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 50250 Kuala Lumpur

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

View: Petronas Towers and skyline

Towels included: Yes

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5. Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Somerset Ampang Kuala Lumpur

Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Somerset Ampang Kuala Lumpur
Rooftop pool Kuala Lumpur - Somerset Ampang Kuala Lumpur
Somerset Ampang Kuala Lumpur - Photo: www.somerset.com/en/malaysia/kuala-lumpur

This rooftop pool in KL has an enormously high standard. It’s luxurious and with a must-see-view. The Kuala Lumpur skyline is impressive with the Petronas Towers in the background while swimming or having a drink. Since the terrace is just for hotel guests only the privacy and the calm creates a stunning atmosphere which is something that makes this hot spot very popular. Book a room and head up to the rooftop pool for some relaxing time. The whole rooftop pool area is classy and it makes you desire more and more of it. When you are here you will forget time and space and just taking everything in; view, rooftop pool, sun beds, lounge and bar. This is a top-class privacy rooftop pool in Kuala Lumpur. Simple as that!

Adress: No.187, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Food: Light snacks

Towels included: Yes

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For more information about luxurious hotels with swimming pools, check out this website: HotelsCombined. Kuala Lumpur is one of the best cities in the world when speaking of fancy pools at luxurious hotels. Instagram friendly venues with the mighty Twin Towers as a back drop will give you nice memories and pictures to die for.

Written by:
Krister 'Muppeto' Lundström, for The Rooftop Guide

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