Haute Living brings you downtown cool, uptown luxury and every haute place to take a dip in between. Check out the chicest, most luxurious and most enticing pools in the city.
1 Soho House
Truly a place to see and be seen, Soho House is a private members club and hotel in the Meatpacking District with a lively rooftop pool. The hotel has 24 bedrooms, but all members have access to the heated pool on the roof, adjacent to a tantalizing bar and plush lounging space.
2 Mandarin Oriental
At the Mandarin Oriental in NYC guests can gaze over Central Park and the Manhattan skyline in their room high above Columbus Circle. And when you've had enough of that view, check out the azure pool, pictured above
3 Peninsula Hotel
You will truly feel miles above the bustle of the city in this glass-enclosed pool. Perhaps it is because you are; located on the 22nd floor of the hotel, but moreover it is the relaxing aura of the space accompanied by luxuries such as poolside dining, featuring a selection of Naturally Peninsula dishes that are organic, healthful and delectable.
4 Hotel Gansevoort
Get funky in the Hotel Gansevoort's rooftop pool. The Meatpacking District outpost of the hotel features a 45-foot heated rooftop pool, underwater music and colored lighting. The pool is situated in the midst of a meticulously landscaped garden, all surrounded by beautiful views of Manhattan.
5 Pooldeck at The Empire Hotel
The Pooldeck at The Empire Hotel is an oasis high above bustling Broadway. The Pooldeck, which spans two levels, offers 180 degree views of Manhattan's Upper West Side with luxurious, custom teak sun beds from which to enjoy said views. Amenities include a plunge-pool and private cabanas--enclosed with linen curtains, day-beds, ceiling fans, LCD televisions, iPod docking stations, mini refrigerators, telephones and wireless internet access. With a set-up this beautiful, you can only imagine the people roaming said deck.