12 best rooftop pools at hotels in Bangkok

A first-class Bangkok rooftop experience should always include a refreshing swimming pool. Luckily, there are quite a few awsome ones to choose from.

August 10, 2022
Rooftop pools in Bangkok
Rooftop pool Bangkok | Courtesy of 137 Pillars

Traveling to Thailand is a like entering 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.

Known as a 'rooftop bar heaven', the selection of rooftop swimming pools Bangkok has to offer is not far behind. In almost all cases, the option to swim with a view is found at hotels, so make sure to book your stay at a Bangkok hotel with rooftop pool.

Luckily, there are quite a few to choose from, and while they are luxurious they still don't cost a fortune. And to be honest, relaxing in an infinity pool Bangkok is pretty much priceless. Below are our choices of the very best rooftop swimming pools Bangkok has to offer.

After a full day of swimming you deserve to check out the best BKK rooftop bars, or if you don't want to leave street level, find other unique things to do in Bangkok here.

Here's our ultimate list of the 12 best Bangkok hotel rooftop pools

12. Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Rooftop pool Bangkok - Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok
Rooftop pool Bangkok at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Located in the heart of the prestigious Sukhumvit Road, Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok does not only hold a prime location, it also has a magnificent and luxurious rooftop infinity pool.

The decor on the terrace is modern and uncluttered, with comfy sun loungers and sofas, both in the sun and under shelter. One thing that is definitely open-air is the rooftop pool, where you can swim straight out to panoramic views over the Bangkok skyline.

Right inside from the swimming pool you find the stylish Lapse Pool Bar. Here you can order refreshing cocktails and light snacks to either enjoy by the marble bar, or even better, while you soak up the sun by the infinity pool.

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Adress: 24 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Tan, Khlong Toei, Bangkok

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Good to know: Lapse Pool Bar is open daily from 10am - 9pm

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11. Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn

Rooftop pool Bangkok - Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn
Rooftop pool Bangkok at Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn

Found in the heart of Bangkok’s premier business, shopping and entertainment district, Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn is also directly connected to the BTS Sky Train at Surasak Station. So it is easy to get to and from, but once you are here you will most likely not want to leave. A lot thanks to the 14th floor rooftop infinity pool.

Stretching over pretty much all of the rooftop terrace, this infinity pool Bangkok really takes you on a sky-high level with the city skyline. In between the panoramic swims you can get comfy in on a sun bed, or in the round rattan cabanas right by the pool. And for a great start to any day, don't miss the 'Floating Breakfast', served to you on a floating tray in the pool.

To enjoy the rooftop pool you have to stay at Eastin Grand Hotel, but non-guest can visit the poolside restaurant Antito, a zesty rooftop resto-bar by Michelin Chef Amerigo, bringing a lot of Italian vibes to the Thai capital. Just another evidence of why this hotel is a place hard to leave.

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Adress: 33 33/1 South Sathorn Road, Yan Nawa, Sathon, Bangkok

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Good to know: Antitos is open daily from 11.30am - 11pm

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10. SO Sofitel Bangkok

Rooftop pool Bangkok - SO Sofitel Bangkok
Rooftop pool Bangkok at 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, the last Saturday of every month means a big and splashing Bangkok pool party. 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.

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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 – 6pm (The Water Club)

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9. The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon

Rooftop pool Bangkok - The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon
Rooftop pool Bangkok at The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon

While the very top floors of The Standard in Bangkok is home to rooftop dining and drinking, including Sky Beach (the highest rooftop bar in town), this superb and modern hotel still offers elevated swims with a view.

Tucked away in a lush and serene poolscape, surrounded with panoramics over the city, The Pool has all the things you need for prime and relaxing hours under the Bangkok sun, or on a lounge in the shade.

In between dips, the pool bar keeps you fresh with herelight dishes, craft cocktails, small bites for sharing, and plenty of plant-based delights, like juices, smoothies and elixirs.

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Adress: 114 Naradhiwat Rajanagarindra Road, Silom, Bangrak, Bang Rak, 10500 Bangkok

Availability: Only guests at the hotel.

Good to know: The rooftop Sky Beach Bangkok is open to all

Hours: Pool: 7am – 8pm | Food & Drink: 10am – 6pm

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8. Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse

Rooftop pool Bangkok - Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse
Rooftop pool Bangkok at Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse

Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse is nestled in one of Bangkok’s oldest heritage communities, and this superb hotel comes with both a fantastic Chinese inspired rooftop restaurant and bar (called Yao Rooftop), as well as an amazing rooftop infinity pool.

Here you can really swim towards the edge and feel like you will continue into the Bangkok skyline. Behind the pool is a long line of comfy sun loungers and cabans, set to overlook the pool and the fantastic views. There is also a childrens pool and a beautiful adjacent pool bar.

The five-star Hotel The Surawongse opened in 2017, and with both rooftop pool and rooftop bar, it has quickly turned into a top-pick among us rooftop connoisseurs.

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Adress: 262 Thanon Surawong, Si Phraya, Bang Rak, Bangkok

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Good to know: Yao Restaurant & Rooftop Bar is open to all

Hours: Daily 7am - 8pm

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7. Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 4

Rooftop pool Bangkok - Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 4
Rooftop pool Bangkok at Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 4

On the 25th floor of the Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 4, you find a truly amazing rooftop venue. By night, it's home to the trendy RedSquare rooftop bar, Bangkok's sole rooftop Vodka bar. By day, it is a tranquil oasis for hotel guests to enjoy panoramic views and the fantastic rooftop infinity pool.

Filled with saltwater, the rooftop pool is as refreshing as it is stylish. Complemented with comfy sunbeds and red umbrellas, this is a spot easy to spend hour upon hour. Grab some snacks and a drink from the rooftop bar and swim away high above the bustling Bangkok streets below.

Located in the heart of one of Bangkok's hottest business and entertainment district, Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 4 is a fantastic choice to combine daytime poolside relaxation with night time fun. And if you don't feel like leaving the hotel, you can get your nightly vibes at the RedSquare rooftop bar.

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Adress: 27 Sukhumvit 4 Klongtoey, Khlong Toei, 10110 Bangkok

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

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

Hours: Daily 7am - 6pm

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6. AVANI+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel

Rooftop pool Bangkok - AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel
Rooftop pool Bangkok at 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.

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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

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5. Amara Bangkok

Rooftop pool Bangkok - Amara Bangkok
Rooftop pool Bangkok at 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.

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

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: Daily 8am - 1am

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4. Sivatel

Rooftop pool Bangkok - Sivatel
Rooftop pool Bangkok at 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 the five star Sivatel Bangkok.

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Adress: 53 Wittayu Road, Lumpini, Patumwan Bangkok 10330

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: Daily 6am - 8pm

Location: Level 8

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3. The Okura Prestige

Rooftop pool Bangkok - The Okura Prestige
Rooftop pool Bangkok at The Okura Prestige

At the luxurious and elegant The Okura Prestige you find one of the most amazing rooftop infinity pools Bangkok has to offer. Quite rightfully, it is not part of a terrace, but has its very own external part of the building.

Set on a cantilever positioned on the north face of the hotel, 25 floors above ground, The Okura Prestige rooftop pool is an impressive architectural feature. Just about as impressive as the views over the Bangkok skyline.

25 meters long and surrounded with comfy sun loungers and umbrellas, this rooftop pool and lounge is a magnificent spot for some elevated relaxation. Either in the sun or in the shade, and with the swimming pool always heated to a pleasant temperature.

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Adress: Lumpini, 57 Witthayu Rd, Bangkok, Pathumwan 10330

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Good to know: Okura Prestige has another cantilever, which holds the Up & Above rooftop bar

Hours: Daily 6am - 10pm

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2. Akara Hotel

Rooftop pool Bangkok - Akara Hotel
Rooftop pool Bangkok at Akara Hotel

Home to the elegant Barracuda Rooftop Bar, where all can enjoy fanciful cocktails and elevated bites nightly, the lovely Akara Hotel Bangkok also offers a more exclusive terrace with a view.

The beautiful 17th floor rooftop pool is truly an oasis in the bustling city, where stylish and comfy loungers are lined up along the glittering water, overlooking the Bangkok skyline.

Ideal for a morning water workout, to work on your tan while you sip something from the large selection of premium wines, beers, signature cocktails, or just to relax. From sunrise to the daily sun-downer cocktail ritual.

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Adress: 372 Sri Ayutthaya Road Thanon Phyathai Rajthevi, 10400 Bangkok

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Good to know: Barracuda Rooftop Bar is open nightly to all

Hours: Daily 7am - 9pm

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1. 137 Pillars Bangkok

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

This luxurious apartment hotel has not one, but two of the coolest rooftop pools you can find, both in Bangkok and in the world. The swimming pool on the top (30th) floor is only available for the guests staying in the suites. Those lucky to do so can enjoy a large Bangkok infinity pool, with spectacular skyline views in three direction directions and a luxurious lounge garden just behind the pool. A walk on the edge here is really a walk above Bangkok.

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, and the pool area is also equipped with a stylish rooftop bar.

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

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Access: 30th floor - Only suite guests / 27th floor - All hotel guests

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