Atlanta is an awesome family-friendly destination with so many museums, cultural attractions, parks, and festivals that both kids and adults love. Yet one thing that makes travel with kids easier is to stay at a hotel with a pool so that free, endless entertainment is right at your fingertips. Indoor pools are also key features of hotel luxury spas, which there is certainly no shortage of in Atlanta. Indoor pools are ideal because the weather in Atlanta can be fickle with unexpected rain showers or days that end up being cooler than you might think. To help you plan your next trip in the Southeast, here are some hotels with indoor pools in Atlanta to choose from.
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Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead is a fabulous hotel in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, which is known for its’ great shops, dining, and entertainment. There is a great spa that spans 15,000 square feet and two floors. There are 13 treatment rooms, an indoor saline lap pool, and separate vitality pools for men and women. The spa offers massages, facials, and other treatments. There’s a yoga studio as well as a business center, babysitting services, and a fitness center. The guest rooms are elegant and sophisticated with dark wood, marble touches, and plush furniture. For dining, visit the onsite Café and Bar’s Southeast Terrace for any meal, enjoy afternoon tea in the marble rotunda, or sip a cocktail at the on-site bar.
Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway is one of the best hotels near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, offering a convenient place to stay if you are only in town for a short time. When you stay here, you’ll be just two minutes from the airport via the SkyTrain and also connected to the Georgia International Convention Center. There’s a lovely indoor saltwater pool and solarium to go for a swim. Hotel rooms are equipped with smart TVs, ergonomic work stations, and pillowtop bedding. Other hotel perks are the fitness center and on-site breakfast. Nearby attractions are the Delta Flight Museum and the Porsche Driving Experience.
You can also stay at Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown for indoor pool access and to be in the Centennial Park District, just a short walking distance from Mercedes Benz Stadium. The hotel offers the best of both worlds because there are indoor and outdoor pools. Families enjoy staying here because the hotel offers children’s activities, menus, high chairs, cribs, and a family package. It’s also just a short walk to the State Farm Arena and Georgia Aquarium. Be in the middle of all the best things to do and then come home to the hotel’s relaxing pool. The hotel also offers a fitness center, cooked-to-order breakfast, and Legal Sea Foods on site for lunch or dinner.
Another great Buckhead-area hotel that has a nice indoor pool is the JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead. This luxury option has an indoor heated pool and on-site dining in its own restaurant and bar. There’s also a whirlpool and fitness center onsite. The hotel spacious rooms, suites, and meeting rooms for guests. Need some retail therapy? You are near the sophisticated Lenox Mall when you stay here. This hotel is not in the downtown area but popular local attractions are easily accessible via the MARTA train.
We also love the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta because of its cuisine, spa, and pool. This hotel is in the trendy Midtown area of Atlanta and near the High Museum of Art and Piedmont Park. The indoor saltwater pool features neoclassical style décor and an outdoor terrace next to it if you want to soak up the sun. There’s also a whirlpool, steam rooms, restaurant and lounge, and 24-hour business center here. The Four Seasons offers a personalized family itinerary if you’re traveling with kids and need suggestions of local things to do. Other kid-friendly perks of staying here include child-proofed rooms, babysitting, a children’s menu, child-size bathrobes, and bedtime cookies. On-site dining options are Park 75 and Bar Margot, as well as in-room dining service. You can also book an appointment at the spa and ask about the seasonal specials being offered during your visit.
Hilton Atlanta Airport is another good airport hotel option with an indoor pool to make your stay fun and enjoyable. There are both indoor and outdoor pools here, as well as a fitness center, business center, and complimentary shuttle service to the airport and light rail station. The hotel is about two miles from the airport. Families can use the hotel’s cribs, high chairs, and order off the children’s menu. For dining, choose Andiamo for Italian cuisine, Finish Line Sports Bar for local beer and tacos, Herb N’ Kitchen for grab-and-go convenience foods, and Magnolia Grill for a breakfast buffet.
Sheraton Suites Galleria-Atlanta also has a heated indoor pool, as well as an outdoor pool. It is about 10 miles from downtown Atlanta and near the Cobb Galleria Centre, a popular spot for conventions. You are also near SunTrust Park and the Cumberland Mall when you stay here. Visit the fitness center, enjoy Cajun cuisine and cocktails at the on-site restaurant and bar, and feel at home with comfortable furnishings.
Atlanta Braves fans enjoying staying at Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Atlanta/Galleria Ballpark GA because of the close proximity to the park. It has modern rooms and an indoor pool surrounded by pool chairs, and free internet access. The hotel is about 12 miles away from downtown attractions.