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No matter what the reason you plan to visit Dallas, booking a hotel with a pool offers a wonderful way to end the day or to take time out, unwinding on a lounger at poolside soaking up the sun. While you’ll find many options throughout the city, there are some that are true standouts. These are truly the best hotel pools to choose from in Dallas.
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The downtown Omni Dallas Hotel offers an especially swanky experience that includes a gorgeous rooftop infinity pool. It provides a fantastic view of the city while swimming or hanging out sipping margaritas at the rooftop bar. If it’s chilly out, there are fire pits and a Jacuzzi too. This luxurious hotel provides direct access to the Dallas Convention Center and it also hosts a steakhouse, cafe and sports bar as well as a gym, spa and salon. The stylish rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, flat-screen TVs and mini-fridges.
This historic Adolphus Hotel is an icon, standing proud for over a century. It offers striking beauty inside and out, which includes a rooftop pool with private cabanas and a full-service bar. It also boasts a convenient downtown location near top attractions in Dallas and is home to one of the top restaurants in the city, The French Room which serves an extensive menu of seasonal dishes and a carefully curated wine list. The rooms are some of the biggest in Dallas and have even hosted VIPs like Queen Elizabeth. They come with lots of comforts like pillowtop beds along with flat-screen cable TVs, free Wi-Fi, refrigerators and coffeemakers.
One of the top luxury hotels in Dallas, Fairmont Dallas offers a year-round Olympic-size rooftop pool with fantastic views of the Dallas skyline from morning to night. There’s also a kids’ pool, dive-in movie nights and live music on Saturdays. If you don’t want to stay the night, you can get a day pass for access to the pool, poolside food and drink service. Overnight guests will appreciate the lavish in guest rooms like the Simmons/Empyrium pillowtop mattresses and iHome iPod docking stations. Dining can be enjoyed at the Pyramid restaurant, which uses ingredients from its own herb and vegetable garden on the rooftop terrace.
The Westin Galleria Dallas is ideal for shopping enthusiasts who can enjoy a spree at the Galleria and then come back to relax by the pool. After a long day of retail therapy, kick back, order a drink and some snacks thanks to the poolside service and then unwind in a cabana to recover. The hotel offers spacious rooms with minibars, coffeemakers and in-room spa services for taking your relaxation up a notch, along with two upscale restaurants.
One of the best options for families with children, Hilton Anatole is a sprawling resort located near the Dallas Convention Center. Business travelers bringing the family along can be assured they’ll have plenty to do. The property hosts a lazy river, two 180-foot-tall water slides, a kids’ splash and play area and a leisure pool (on weekends the pool is adults-only). There’s also a swim-up bar movie screenings, activities on the lawn, a fitness center with an indoor pool, a spa and business center along with multiple restaurants and bars. Rooms are extra spacious and come with marble bathrooms, high-end toiletries, large flat-screen TVs and 24-hour room service.
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek has the feel of an Italian villa and recently transformed its pool experience into something especially spectacular. The pool area now features a new pool, garden and event lawn, and guests can enjoy poolside service as well as lavish lounging areas. Enjoy fine dining at the renowned Mansion Restaurant, which has an outdoor terrace ideal for al fresco meals on warm evenings, as well as a large fitness center with cardio machines that have TVs. The upscale rooms feature flat-screen TVs with DVD players and most come with patios too.
The Joule offers a beautifully unique infinity pool with a cantilevered, glass design that juts eight feet over Main Street at the edge of the 10-stories-high building. The pool area is filled with loungers and cabanas, and as it’s only open to guests, you won’t have to worry about battling for a spot. The historic hotel that dates back to the 1920s is one of the most luxurious in the city and features an extensive art collection, including works by Andy Warhol. It also hosts a popular late-night lounge, spa and trendy rooms that come with complimentary Wi-Fi, room service and flat-screen TVs.
The historic Statler Hotel, which opened its doors in 1956 and reopened in 1918, has hosted many famous guests over the years, including Tina Turner, Lucille Ball, and even Elvis. One of its big draws is the Waterproof, a pool and bar on the 19th floor that offers an oasis day and night. After dark, the poolside bar transforms into a fabulous rooftop lounge. There’s also a fine-dining Asian restaurant and a trendy eatery with bowling and regular live music. The elegant vintage rooms come with smart TVs, free Wi-Fi, minibars and Nespresso machines. Upgrade to get a sofa and city view, or book a suite and you’ll get a separate living room and wet bar.
Hotel Crescent Court is located in a beautiful building and offers an eclectic setting in the heart of the Uptown district. It has a fabulous spa with an extensive menu of treatments and a lovely outdoor pool. Parents who want to enjoy some relaxing alone time can take advantage of babysitting services as part of its kids’ program too. There’s an outstanding restaurant serving outstanding Japanese fare, while large, bright rooms feature iPod docks and flat-screen TVs.
The upscale W Dallas Victory Hotel sits across from American Airlines Center and offers a wonderful boutique feel and a gorgeous outdoor infinity pool on its 16th floor, complete with a pool bar and outstanding city views. It also hosts a spa, a large fitness center and a popular gastropub that attracts both locals and visitors. Rooms are extra-spacious and come with skyline views, flat-screen TVs with DVD players, pillow menus and bathrobes.