Best rooftop pools Boston

A summer in Boston requires a place to unwind and enjoy the harbor breeze. These 5 hotel rooftop pools offers some of the best experiences and views in town.

December 18, 2023
Rooftop pools Boston
Rooftop pool Boston | Courtesy of The Colonnade Hotel

To help you find the the best hotel rooftop pools Boston has to offer, we've created this ultimate guide for you. Packed with booking links to all hotels along with all necessary info you need to know before your visit.

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Here's our list of the 5 best rooftop pools Boston

1. The Colonnade Hotel

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Rooftop pool Boston at The Colonnade Hotel | Photo:

Centrally located and appointed in the iconic Back Bay neighborhood, The Colonnade Hotel in Boston is an excellent choice for a vacation.

Open to all hotel guests (on a first come, first served basis), the rooftop pool offers an idyllic escape from the city and beautiful views of the Boston skyline. At the rooftop you find everything for a day in the sun with day beds, umbrellas and lounge seats.

During your stay at The Colonnade you can enjoy food and drinks either from the poolside or cabana menu. Take a break from the sun and order flatbread, street tacos or a sandwich platter.

During the evening, the rooftop lights up and you can watch the sunset together with your friends or family. If you want to spend time at the rooftop pool as a visitor, you can access the rooftop Sunday until Thursday during the afternoon, with an entrance fee.

Adress: 120 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 0211

Availability: Guests at the hotel / Public Sunday-Thursday

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-9pm, Sunday 9am-8pm (open to public after 2pm on Sunday-Thursday)

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2. Wyndham Beacon Hill

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Rooftop pool Boston at Wyndham Beacon Hill | Photo:

Wyndham Beacon Hills, located in Downtown Boston, offers a calm atmosphere at the rooftop pool terrace, open from 10am to 9pm. The rooftop is spacious and perfect for a lounge day, while the pool invites you to a relaxing dip or to swimming laps.

The rooftop pool is open from Memorial Day until Labor day. Sun beds, lounge furniture and umbrellas are provided, and guests can access the pool with the key card.

For exclusive private events, the hotel can help you to organize parties at the rooftop with food and beverage service tailored for the purpose. Wyndham Beacon Hill ensures an extraordinary experience while spending time with them.

Adress: 5 Blossom St, Boston, MA 02114

Availability: Guests at the hotel

Pool hours: Seasonal, 10am-9pm

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3. Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport

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Rooftop pool Boston at Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport | Photo:

Omni Boston is a four star hotel in a modern building with windows from floor to ceiling. The hotel is in the South Boston Waterfront-district, giving guests the best between seaport and city life.

Available to hotels guests, this is a rooftop pool you can’t miss if you are in Boston. On the 5th floor of the building, Omni Hotel features a heated pool and bath tub. It is suitable both for the hot summer days and for more chilly occasions. The rooftop is elegant with sun beds placed so that they face the view of the city.

The Lifted rooftop bar serves everything from lobster rolls to beef kabob. When you feel ready for something to drink, the bar offers a variety of crafted beers, seltzers, signatures cocktails and a well-chosen selection of wine.

Adress: 450 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210

Availability: Guests at the hotel

Opening hours: Daily 6am-11pm

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4. Renu at Back Bay

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Rooftop pool Boston at Renu at Back Bay | Photo:

Close to the waterfront in East Boston you find this apartment hotel, opened in 2021. With a breeze from the harbor, the rooftop pool at Renu offers the perfect getaway from the hectic city life.

The outdoor swimming pool is spacious and comes with a big sun deck and sun loungers. On the rooftop you get and incredible view of Boston and can enjoy a swim during the warmer season, from May until September.

Renu at Back Bay is conveniently located close to shops, restaurants and museums and the perfect option for a longer vacation where you want to feel at home but with the luxury feeling of a hotel.

Adress: 150 Huntington Avenue, Back Bay, Boston, MA 02115

Availability: Guests at the hotel

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5. Sheraton Boston Hotel

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Rooftop pool Boston at Sheraton Boston Hotel | Photo:

Nestled in the historic Back Bay neighborhood, Sheraton Boston Hotel offers views of Back Bay and the Charles River, alongside elevated amenities.

These includes an impressive and expansive indoor swimming pool with a retractable roof, complemented with an adjacent outdoor sun deck.

The heated pool is available from early morning to late night. Before or after swims, you can also break a sweat at the 24/7 fitness center.

Adress: 39 Dalton Street, Back Bay, Boston, MA 02199

Availability: Guests at the hotel

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Rikard Fredricson
Rikard Fredricson

Rikard has spent the last 10 years exploring, enjoying, researching and working with rooftop venues. During these years he has visited more than 700 rooftops across the globe. The experience he has gained is used to create helpful, in-depth and accessible content, and to share his knowledge and rooftop expertise with fellow rooftop-lovers.