Best rooftop pools in Tokyo

When you want to take a break from the busy city, or stay fresh during the hot summer months, dive into the best rooftop pools in Tokyo. Choose between luxury infinity pools or a rooftop pool overlooking the Yoyogi park.

January 30, 2024
Rooftop pools Tokyo
Rooftop pool Tokyo | Courtesy of Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba

Tokyo is a vibrant, international and huge city, with a rich food culture and fantastic business opportunities. From the iconic Tokyo Tower to the cutting-edge structures of Roppongi Hill, the city has a blend of ancient Japanese aesthetics and futuristic design.

Exploring all Tokyo has to offer can be quite exhausting, and the perfect way to regain energy is to enjoy some relaxing hours by a rooftop pool. So make sure to book your stay at any of these amazing hotels, offering elevated swims and city views.

Here’s our list of the 6 best Tokyo rooftop pools.

1. Trunk Hotel Yoyogi Park

Rooftop pools Tokyo - Trunk Hotel Yoyogi Park
Rooftop pool Tokyo at Trunk Hotel Yoyogi Park | Photo:

The rooftop pool and lounge at the fantastic Trunk Hotel Yoyogi Park is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful pool venues in Tokyo.

The rooftop pool is heated year-round and situated on a chic terrace, with modern and comfortable lounge beds. Overlooking the green Yoyogi park from the 6th floor, the venue offers a unique view and a tranquil setting in the center of Tokyo.

From morning until evening, enjoy the beautiful open-air rooftop and watch the sky and the surrounding park from above. In addition, you also find a jacuzzi on the rooftop floor for the colder evenings.

Besides refreshing dips, guests can head to the luxurious lounge area and order domestic and imported oysters, together with a drink from the concept ‘Urban Recharge’, which offers a variety of low or non-alcoholic cocktails or custom cocktails.

Adress: 1-15-2 Tomigaya Shibuya-ku Tokyo 151-0063

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Season: Year round

Opening hours: 7pm-12am

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2. Sorano Hotel

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Rooftop pool Tokyo at Sorano Hotel | Photo:

On top of the stunning Sorano Hotel you find a beautiful infinity rooftop pool, just 30 minutes from Shinjuku. Located a little bit outside the center, this hotel is perfect if you want to escape the bustling and busy streets in the city.

The 11th floor rooftop, with its 60 meter pool, offers the perfect setting for a well-being experience with the view of green parks, beautiful skies and Mount Fuji in the distance when the sky is clear. The sun deck is provided with lounge seats and sun beds so that you can enjoy the panoramic views while soaking up the sun.

The rooftop also has a bar, available for lunch and tea-time, which can be followed up by dinner, snacks and drinks in the evening.

Adress: 3 Chome-1-W1 Midoricho, Tachikawa, Tokyo 190-0014

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 7am-10pm

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3. Hotel East 21 Tokyo

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Rooftop pool Tokyo at Hotel East 21 Tokyo | Photo:

One of the biggest outdoor pools in the city is found at Hotel East 21 Tokyo. Inspired by a 19th century garden, you enter a resort-like environment, surrounded with panoramic city views.

The main pool stretches 30 meters on the terrace, while the swimming pool with its 48 meters gives you a fantastic opportunity to swim laps.

Enjoy the warm summer in this luxurious atmosphere which provides day beds and umbrellas for a relaxing day. Or night, during the adult-only evening sessions.

In the shade of an olive tree you can also spend time at the garden café which serves snacks and different types of drinks.

Adress: 6 Chome-3-3 Toyo, Koto City, Tokyo 135-0016

Availability: Tickets can be bought for all

Season: July to September

Opening hours: Day pool 10am-4pm | Night pool 5pm-9pm

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4. Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba

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Rooftop pool Tokyo at Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba | Photo:

Found right in front of the Tokyo Bay, the excellent Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba offers a seasonal rooftop pool with retro-style day beds.

The 4th floor pool, with its half-circle shape, is elegant, spacious and surrounded with excellent panoramic views of the bay and the Tokyo skyline. Open during the summer, this is a spot for a relaxing pool experience.

After a long pool day, head to the Lounge & Bar and start the evening off with a glass of wine or a cocktail.

There is also a indoor pool in connection with the fitness center 'Le CLUB'.

Adress: 2 Chome-6-1 Daiba, Minato City, Tokyo 135-8701

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Season: July 15 to August 31

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5. Grand Prince Hotel Shin Takanawa

Rooftop pools Tokyo - Grand Prince Hotel Shin Takanawa
Rooftop pool Tokyo at Grand Prince Hotel Shin Takanawa | Photo:

In the Minato district in the southern part of Tokyo, you can dive into the rooftop pool in a resort-like atmosphere at Grand Prince Hotel Shin Takanawa.

Open from morning until evening during summer, you can start the day off by taking a refreshing swim in the pool and end it with a sunset drink. The hotel offers a concept with a day and night pool, where the night pool comes with an additional cost.

Unwind and watch the skies change as the time passes. There is lots of space for sunbathing, and if you feel like having something to eat you can enjoy a gourmet experience when you order from the pool bar menu. The bar is open the whole day, even after the pools is closed and offers different Japanese and international dishes.

Inflatable rings and other flotation gear can be hired or borrowed. Note that all guests pay an additional fee to use the day beds and parasols and that you must be over 16 years of age to use the outdoor rooftop pool.

Adress: 3 Chome-13-1 Takanawa, Minato City, Tokyo 108-8612

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Opening hours: Day pool 10am-5pm | Night pool 5.30pm-8.30pm

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6. Ana Intercontinental Tokyo

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Rooftop pool Tokyo at Ana Intercontinental Tokyo | Photo:

Surrounded by big green trees and plenty of sun beds, you find a 20 meter rooftop pool on the 4th floor of ANA InterContinental Tokyo. Here you can swim laps and enjoy the view of the nearby skyscrapers.

The rooftop is family-friendly, with an additional 6 meter children’s pool to play in during the warm summer days.

On the terrace you also find a poolside snack bar which provides snacks and an array of drinks and summer cocktails during the warmer season. Soak up the sun in the heart of the city while sipping cold drinks.

Besides the spacious rooftop pool and terrace, this hotel provides twelve different restaurants, bars and lounges.

Adress: 1 Chome-12-33 Akasaka, Minato City, Tokyo 107-0052

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Season: June to September

Hours: 10am-10pm

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Hans Ebenman
Hans Ebenman

Hans has visited over 500 rooftop bars, 200 rooftop pools and 300 rooftop restaurants since 2015. This vast experience has made Hans a true rooftop expert, and one of the most knowledgeable in the field. Today, numerous of travel magazines, bloggers and media websites contact Hans to get his expertise on rooftops.