The Atlanta summer can be hot, humid and quite long. The best way to cool down is to find a refreshing pool. For a truly elevated experience, make sure it is an Atlanta rooftop pool.
Most of the Atlanta rooftop pools are located at hotels, which make them quite exclusive spots. This guide will help you with all info you need to for a splashing and refreshing staycation.
We will take you to the top venues to enjoy the sun and swim with a view, from luxurious downtown Atlanta hotels with rooftop pools to breezy Buckhead swimming pool terraces. When all the soaking in the sun is done, don't forget to check out our complete guide to the best rooftop bars in Atlanta.
Here's our guide to the 9 best rooftop pools Atlanta
Found in northern Atlanta, at the vibrant Battery Atlanta shopping mall, this Omni Hotel offers a mix of classic luxury and modern comfort.
Being close to all the shops, bars and restaurants in Battery Atlanta, the hotel is also pretty much neighbor with Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves professional baseball team. Which is never more noticable than from the 5th floor rooftop terrace.
Equipped with a smashing rooftop pool, here you can relax and soak up some rays while enjoying premium views of The Battery Atlanta and the arena.
Open to guests at the hotel 6am to 10pm year round, there is also a seasonal pool bar serving refreshing beverages and American bites. For the really exclusive poolside experience, rent one of the private cabanas next to the pool.
The Georgian Terrace is a classically elegant hotel is across from the Fox Theatre, right in the heart of Midtown Atlanta.
Perched on top of the hotel you find a spacious and refreshing heated rooftop pool. Exclusive to guests staying at the hotel, this is a fantastic spot to enjoy relaxing hours while overlooking the Atlanta skyline.
The rooftop pool is surrounded with a few sun loungers, but the best place to soak in the sun in between dips is the upper level rooftop terrace. With comfy loungers and even better views, here you really get the sense of being 'above it all'.
Located inside the Centennial Park District, directly across from the Georgia Aquarium, Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown is just a short walk to pretty much all of Atlanta's top attractions.
But given what the hotel has to offer, maybe it will be hard to leave. There is an indoor pool, but even better, a fantastic outdoor rooftop swimming pool.
Here you can swim plenty of healthy laps, or just enjoy relaxing hours in one of the loungers, All surrounded with fantastic views over the city skyline.
Awarded, modern and elegant, Hotel Colee offers a premium place to stay in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood.
Equipped with a vibrant and all-day lobby lounge and a 24-hour fitness centre, the hotel is also home to several rooftop locations.
For guests staying at the hotel, the pool deck serves as a great spot for elevated and exclusive Atlanta sunning. Overlooking Peachtree Road, you can take a dip in the rooftop infinity pool, or lounge poolside in the colroful loungers.
More open to all is the 12h floor Rosé & Rye rooftop bar. Featuring two outdoor patios, the rooftop serves amazing Atlanta views, as well as house cocktails, locally brewed craft beers and signature lite bites
Adress: 3377 Peachtree Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30326
Availability: Pool only to hotel guests | Bar open to the public from 5pm most nights
Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta Buckhead is found in the Buckhead fashion district, between Lenox Mall, Phipps Plaza and The Shoppes at Buckhead.
After a hot day of exploring the best the city has to offer, you can head to the hotel's rooftop pool and enjoy alfresco hours of swims and lounging.
Spacious and refreshing, this Atlanta rooftop pool and deck is equipped with comfy sun loungers and umbrellas, and a fantastic spot to mix the city vibe with long and relaxing hours under the sun.
Given the name, it is no surprise you find The Starling Atlanta Midtown in the heart of Atlanta's Midtown. The stylish hotel pairs newly renovated guest rooms and suites with the most in-demand services and amenities.
The best amenity of the all? The breezy and seasonal rooftop pool terrace, with luxury cabanas and sweeping skyline views.
Called 'Midtown's premier rooftop pool', the white and bright terrace is really a summerish dream, high above the buzzing streets.
W Atlanta Downtown is place where luxury accommodation, elevated hotel amenities and a sought-after location meet.
This is also the home to Atlanta’s only all-weather rooftop pool bar, called WET. Here you find a skyline rooftop pool for swimming with amazing views, as well as a bar serving signature cocktails.
A summer hot-spot, where guests staying at the hotel can enjoy the pool from morning to late at night. But the pool is usually also available to all during summer weekends, with fun and happening WET Deck events.
Woven into the landscape of Atlantic Station shopping mall in Atlanta's Midtown, the boutique hotel Twelve Midtown offers easy access to both shops and restaurants.
In-house amenities includes an Italian restaurant called Allora, a 24-hour fitness center and, best of all, a seasonal rooftop pool.
Surrounded with wooden pergolas, the pool is open from early morning to late night during the warmer months, when guest staying at the hotel can stay both healthy and relaxed.
Set within walking distance to some of downtown Atlanta's main attractions, the Embassy Suites Atlanta Centennial Olympic Park is only steps away from the Georgia Aquarium.
A great place to stay year round, but extra fantastic during summer, when the seasonal outdoor rooftop pool is in full swing.
Usually opening in the beginning of May, the spacious sun deck is not the most elevated in town, but still offers some lovely views over Atlanta.
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