Top 5 Swimming Pools in New York: Soho House, Hotel Gansevoort, Mandarin Oriental and more

 Soho House is one of New York’s hautest spots with one of the best views to boot.

29 Ninth Ave.
New York, NY 10014

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. All members have access to the heated pool, which is adjacent to a tantalizing bar and plush lounge space. Overlooking the Hudson River and West Village, the pool at Soho House is one of New York’s hautest spots with one of the best views to boot.

80 Columbus Circle, New
York, NY 10023, 212-805-8800

At the Mandarin Oriental, guests can gaze over Central Park and the Manhattan skyline in their rooms high above Columbus Circle. And when they tire of that view, they can take a dip in the pool, surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows and looking out onto the Hudson River. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, relaxing in the Mandarin Oriental’s pool at the end of the day will make your New York trip the hautest one yet.

700 Fifth Ave., New York,
NY 10019, 212-956-2888

You will truly feel miles above the city in this glass-enclosed pool. Located on the 22nd floor of the hotel, the pool boasts luxuries like poolside dining that features Naturally Peninsula cuisine. Enjoy dishes that are delectable and organic, and then spend the evening relaxing in one of New York’s best hotel pools.

18 Ninth Ave., New York, NY
10014, 212-206-6700

Hotel Gansevoort offers not only one of the city’s best pools, but an urban oasis, as well. The rooftop of the hotel features a 45-foot heated pool with underwater music and colored lighting. The pool is situated in the midst of a meticulously landscaped garden and the Plunge Rooftop Bar + Lounge. Relax with a cocktail and enjoy the stunning views of the Hudson River.

44 W. 63rd St., New York, NY
10023, 212-265-7400

The Pooldeck at The Empire Hotel is a retreat 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. Amenities include a plunge pool and private cabanas with day beds, ceiling fans, LCD televisions, iPod docking stations, mini refrigerators, telephones and wireless Internet access. The pool is currently undergoing renovations and will reopen Memorial Day weekend.