Best hotel rooftop pools in Dallas

Texas heat can be crazy, so you need a place to cool down. Why not do it with an amazing view of the skyline, at a refreshing hotel rooftop pool in Dallas.

January 5, 2024
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Rooftop pool Dallas | Courtesy of The Statler Dallas

Rooftop pools may be one of the very best ways to cool off during a hot summer day. Therefore, rooftop pools and Dallas are the perfect match!

Luckily enough, there are some truly fantastic Dallas rooftop pools to choose from, where you can relax, sip on a cocktail and enjoy the magical and impressive skyline view.

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Here's our list of the 10 best hotel rooftop pools in Dallas

1. The Statler

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The Statler Hotel, a true Dallas icon, has played an important part of establishing the city as a business center for the Southwest since the 1950s.

At the 19th-floor you find the exclusive indoor/outdoor urban oasis the Waterproof bar and pool. Here you can swim with an epic panoramic view of surrounding downtown Dallas and enjoy delicious cocktails and bites.

Waterproof is open for everyone, but to access the pool you need to make a reservation for a cabana.

As the sun sets the energy picks up with life DJ entertainment, bottle service and ever more impeccable views.

There is alos an outdoor resort-style pool on the 4th floor, called The Statler Pool, offering loungers, cabanas and a relaxing experience.

Adress: 1914 Commerce Street, Dallas

Availability: Reservations are required, and weekday cover charges apply for entry

Good to know: Dress code

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2. Canvas Hotel Dallas

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Canvas Hotel in south downtown Dallas occupies a renovated brick building that is nearly a century old.

At the pool deck you can take a dip in the heated infinity pool while enjoying sweeping views of the city skyline and its surroundings.

Enjoy prime relaxation under the Dallas sun during daytime, or why not hang out in the lounge in the evening filled with live music?

The infinity pool is mainly for hotel guests, but non-guest can access it through one of the ticketed events.

Adress: 1325 Botham Jean Boulevard Dallas, TX 75215

Season: Open all-year round

Availability: Hotel guests only / Non-guest can access the pool during ticketed events.

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3. Omni Dallas Hotel

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The Omni Dallas Hotel, located in the center of downtown Dallas, offers a year round oasis to all hotel guests.

Take a swim in the heated infinity swimming pool, sip a cocktail by the seasonal fire pit or work on your tan in one of the lounge chairs, all while overlooking downtown Dallas.

During summer months, The Uptown Terrace Pool Bar & Grill and infinity pool is only open to registered guests of the hotel. But during winter months, non-hotel guests can get access with day passes Sunday to Thursday.

Adress: 555 S Lamar, Dallas, Texas 75202

Availability: Guest of the hotel / Day Pass Sunday-Thursday for non-hotel guests during winter months

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4. W Dallas - Victory

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W Dallas - Victory, located in the Victory Park across the street from the American Airlines Center, offers its guests breathtaking views.

Most so on the 16th floor of the hotel, at The Wet® Deck, where you can be amazed by the panoramic and heated rooftop infinity pool, and lay back in one of the tanning beds or comfy lounge chairs.

The best part is that anyone can access the The Wet® Deck and it’s full service bar for some cool drinks, foods and snacks, but to do so a reservations are needed.

Adress: 2440 Victory Park Lane, Dallas

Availability: Reservations are required and weekday pass charges apply for entry

Towels included: Yes

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5. Fairmont Dallas

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The Fairmont Dallas is ideally located in the heart of Downtown Dallas, and the only Hotel in the Arts District.

Relax and enjoy delicious specialty cocktails, lunch, and drinks with poolside services, offered seasonally as weather permits.

The large non-heated Junior Olympic sized Dallas rooftop swimming pool is accessible for hotel guests only, and presents a refreshing dip during summer heat.

Adress: 1717 N. Akard Street, Dallas

Availability: Only hotel guests

Season: Open seasonally, weather permitting

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6. Lorenzo Hotel

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Voted best hotel and pool, the art centric boutique Hotel Lorenzo is located in the vibrant Cedars area of downtown Dallas.

The resort-style Dallas rooftop pool comes complete with cabanas, relaxing lounge chairs, and the summer bar Relativity.

Sip on a cocktail, enjoy a delicious meal and indulge in the stunning scenery of palm trees and the stunning downtown Dallas skyline.

Adress: 1011 S Aakard St. Dallas, TX 75215

Availability: Day pass and cabana reservation

Season: Open from Mid-May to the end of September

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7. The Adolphus

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Another icon in the hospitality scene, The Adolphus offers unbeatable views of downtown Dallas from its 7th floor.

The rooftop pool deck has a temperature-controlled pool, a full bar, private cabanas and tanning beds where you can cool off on a hot summer day. All to some unbeatable views of downtown Dallas.

Adolphus pool is typically for hotel guests but you can access the pool with a day pass or rent one of the poolside cabanas.

Adress: 1321 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas 75202

Availability: Hotel guests / Day Pass

Towels included: Yes

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8. The Joule

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The Joule is yet another Dallas icon, and a neo-Gothic landmark building in the heart of the central business district.

On top of the hotel you find a remarkable 8-foot cantilevered pool that is extending out and over Main Street. Plexi-glass fronted, it gives you the feeling of swimming beyond the hotel’s edge.

Enjoy this private gem with a drink or a fare from the downstairs restaurant, a marvelous view and all the other amenities that come with it.

Adress: 1530 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75201

Availability: Hotel guests only

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9. Hotel Crescent Court

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As one of the best luxury hotels in Dallas and arguably in the U.S., Hotel Crescent Count sits in the heart of the city.

Atop the 2nd floor you can enjoy food and beverage services and other comfortable amenities while relaxing in the sun or splashing in the pool.

The rooftop pool is kept at a relaxing 85 degrees farenheit all year round, and accessible for all registered hotel guests.

As a non-guest you can still access the pool with a Resort Pass, which gives you access to the Spa facilities, including sauna, steam room, whirlpool & cold plunge.

Adress: 400 Crescent Ct, Dallas, TX 75201

Availability: Hotel guests / Non-guest can access the pool with a Resort Pass

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10. Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Dallas

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Just a few blocks from the Arts District in downtown Dallas, you will find the Hilton Garden Inn.

Set on 5th floor, the sun terrace and stylish Dallas rooftop pool is a hidden treasure for anyone who wants to swim and relax with spectacular views of the city skyline.

The pool is seasonally open for guests at the hotel.

Adress: 1600 Pacific Ave, Dallas, TX 75201

Availability: Hotel guests only

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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.