The 5 best rooftop pools at hotels in Bangkok

Published: July 9, 2019

First-class rooftop pool experiences

Thailand is a land of mystery and magic. With a diverse and rich cultural heritage and endless hidden spots to explore, Bangkok is both the capital city and Thailand's largest social hub for locals and tourists.

Although it is not a very rich country, Thailand offers a first-class rooftop experience when it comes to entertainment and nightlife spots. And if you are looking for other things to do in this beautiful country, check out this website when planning your travel to Thailand.

But let's get to the important stuff, rooftops, and more specifically, rooftop pools. Looking for the top infinity pool Bangkok? Below are our choices of the very best rooftop pool Bangkok has to offer. And they are not easy choices, Bangkok really has an abundance of great rooftop pools.

Also, don't forget to check out the best BKK rooftop bars here, or if you don't want to leave street level, find other things to do in Bangkok here.

Here's our ultimate list of the 5 best Bangkok hotel rooftop pools:

5. AVANI+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel

Rooftop pool Bangkok - AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel
Rooftop pool Bangkok - AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel
Rooftop pool Bangkok - AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel
AVANI+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel

AVANI Riverside Hotel can boost of with an amazing Bangkok rooftop infinity pool. 28 meters long, and while chilling by the edge you get magical city views, right next to the river running through the city. This Bangkok swimming pool is only available for the guest at the hotel – like almost all rooftop pools located at hotels.

Between all the swimming and relaxing you can cool yourself with refreshing cocktails or tasty bites from the rooftop bar SEEN Restaurant & Bar Bangkok. Best enjoyed in one of the stylish sun loungers right by the pool.

If you are a fan of infinity pools, this 26th floor beauty is the place to visit among the rooftop pools Bangkok has to offer.

Adress: 257 Charoennakorn Road,, Thon Buri, Bangkok 10600

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Good to know: Outside guests are welcome to the rooftop bar

Hours: Daily 8am - 1am

Towels included: Yes

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4. Amara Bangkok

Rooftop pool Bangkok - Amara Bangkok
Rooftop pool Bangkok - Amara Bangkok
Rooftop pool Bangkok - Amara Bangkok
Amara Bangkok

This one ranks amongst the most desirable locations in the city of Bangkok to spend some time at. The infinity pool at Amara Bangkok, surrounded by urban architecture and endless blue sky, lets you do some sunbathing while relaxing with a cocktail by the pool.

While the adjacent AkaAza rooftop bar is open to all, the fantastic swimming pool is only for guests staying at the hotel. Then you can swim with amazing views over the Bangkok skyline.

The helpful staff shall ensure each one of your desires are fulfilled. Is Amara Bangkok a favorite Bangkok hotel rooftop pool? Definitely yes.

Adress: 180/1 Thanon Surawong, Khwaeng Si Phraya, Khet Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: Daily 8am - 1am

Towels included: Yes

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3. Sivatel

Rooftop pool Bangkok - Sivatel
Rooftop pool Bangkok - Sivatel
Rooftop pool Bangkok - Sivatel
Sivatel

Another divine spot with an endless pool and high-end service. Sivatel's rooftop pool Bangkok is located on the 8th floor of the hotel. Its 22 meters are combined with a pool bar to grab a drink while indulging in some divine relaxation in the water.

Yes, in the water. This amazing rooftop pool is not only surrounded by stylish lounge beds, but also has really cool sun beds in the pool. Perfect combination.

The panoramic view of Bangkok is just the added bonus to the overall luxurious rooftop pool experience at this five star hotel.

Adress: 53 Wittayu Road, Lumpini, Patumwan Bangkok 10330

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: Daily 6am - 8pm

Location: Level 8

Towels included: Yes

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2. SO Sofitel Bangkok

Rooftop pool Bangkok - SO Sofitel Bangkok
Rooftop pool Bangkok - SO Sofitel Bangkok
Rooftop pool Bangkok - SO Sofitel Bangkok
SO Sofitel Bangkok

The elegant SO Sofitel comes with an equally elegant infinity pool. A rooftop pool in Bangkok that really lives up to the hype. You only see an endless stretch of water, and then the magical, urban Bangkok far behind. And if you look down, the Lumphini Park, located right next to the hotel.

With 32 meters of pure perfection, the rooftop pool is set on the 10th floor of the hotel. While the pool is usually exclusive to guests at the hotel, there are sometimes a big Bangkok pool party held here. Then it is a top spot for both locals and visitors to enjoy some fun time off.

Interesting fact: the famous French designer Christian Lacroix designed parts of the hotel, as well as the staff's uniforms. The decoration is inspired by the 5 elements: water, earth, wood, metal and fire.

Adress: Hotel SO Sofitel Bangkok, 2 North Sathorn Road Bangrak Silom, Bang Rak Bangkok 10500

Availability: Only guests at the hotel.

Open for public: SO Pool Party: Every last Saturday of the month from 1pm – 9pm with cool drinks and DJ, THB 600 net per person (including one drink)

Hours: Daily 6am – 10pm (Swimming Pool), 9am – 9pm (The Water Club)

Towels included: Yes

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1. 137 Pillars Bangkok

Rooftop pool Bangkok - 137 Pillars Bangkok
Rooftop pool Bangkok - 137 Pillars Bangkok
Rooftop pool Bangkok - 137 Pillars Bangkok
137 Pillars Bangkok

This luxurious apartment hotel has two of the coolest rooftop pools you can find, both in Bangkok and in the world. The swimming pool on the top floor is only available for the guests staying in the suites. A large Bangkok infinity pool with spectacular skyline views in all directions. The pool area is also equipped with a rooftop bar and luxurious sun loungers and lounge furniture’s.

On the 27th floor you can find another amazing rooftop infinity pool with dazzling city views and a perfect place to enjoy a beautiful sunset. This rooftop pool is open to all guests staying at the hotel.

Adress: 59/1 Soi Sukhumvit 39, Khlong Toei Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Access: Top floor - Only suite guests / 27th floor - All hotel guests

Towels included: Yes

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The Rooftop Guide

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