Best rooftop pools at hotels in Kuala Lumpur

Published: November 11, 2019

Sky-high venues 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 is something that you must experience while visiting the city. You should also check out the best Kuala Lumpur rooftop bars. But let's focus on swimming with grand views.

Here’s our list of the best Kuala Lumpur rooftop pools.

5. Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

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Traders Hotel KL | Photo: www.shangri-la.com

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, which always comes 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 booking your stay to enjoy this classic rooftop pool in Kuala Lumpur.

Sharing space with the rooftop bar Sky Bar on the 33rd floor, the rooftop pool is for in-house guests, while the rooftop bar is open to all.

Adress: Traders Hotel, City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 6am-7pm

Towels included: Yes

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4. Invito Hotel & Residence

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Invito Hotel | Photo: www.invitohotel.com/

Stunning is the word. Invito Hotel & Residence for sure has 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.

Perched on the 33rd floor, this rooftop infinity pool could be 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.

Lounge in some of the comfy day beds, order drinks from the adjacent rooftop bar and take in the majestic skyline views.

Adress: Jalan Kerinchi, 59200 Kuala Lumpur

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 6am-9pm

Towels included: Yes

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3. Somerset Ampang Kuala Lumpur

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Somerset Ampang Kuala Lumpur | Photo: www.somerset.com/

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, all while swimming or having a drink.

Since the terrace is just for hotel guests, 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.

Set on the 22nd floor, the rooftop pool is open from early morning to late nigth. And the rooftop area is classy, which makes you desire more and more of it.

When you are here you will forget time and space and just take 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

Hours: 6am-11pm

Towels included: Yes

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2. Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur

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Hotel Stripes | Photo: www.stripeskl.com/

Set on top of the superb Hotel Stripes, you find one of the best rooftop infinity pools in all of KL. Both elegant and relaxing, the swimming pool and complementing sun beds are a fantastic spot to enjoy harmony while taking in fantastic views over the Kuala Lumpur skyline, city park and famous KL Tower.

Come for a morning swim or get lazy with an afternoon cocktail from the Man Tao rooftop bar. While the bar is open to the public 3 nights a week, the rooftop pool (and usually the whole terrace) is exclusive to hotel guests, which creates a very calm and relaxing atmosphere.

21 floors above the hectic streets of Kuala Lumpur, this terrace and pool is a real rooftop oasis, and a space where it is easy to spend hour after hour.

Adress: 25 Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 6am-8pm

Towels included: Yes

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1. The Face Suites

Rooftop pools Kuala Lumpur
Face Suites | Photo: www.therooftopguide.com/

Well, you can definitely use the expression “face the music” regarding this rooftop pool in Kuala Lumpur. The pool is 38 meters long, a true infinity pool 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, along with most of the KL skyline. This is the perfect rooftop pool for a nice swim while taking in the view.

Surrounded by a large terrace with lots of comfy loungers, sofas, outdoor showers, a small children's pool and the hotel fitness center, the rooftop is both energizing and athletic. And while it is only for guests staying at the hotel, it is (understandably) popular. So for the more relaxing rooftop pool dips, the early hours are recommended.

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

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 7am-10pm

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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