The pool at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta Buckhead is open for business and splashing.

Dive (Safely) Into These Hotel Pools During Your Atlanta Summer Staycation

Atlanta has a hotel for everyone, which means brings your bathing suit. From outdoor pools to inside pools to rooftop pools, there is a pool for every person and family. Whether you need to swim a few laps before starting your day, have a relaxing après-meeting dip or family time with the kids, enjoy some of Atanta’s best hotel pools.



TWELVE Midtown Atlanta, located in Atlantic Station, features a large rooftop pool, perfect for viewing the Midtown and Downtown skylines.

One of Atlanta’s newest hotels, the Moxy Hotel Atlanta Midtown, joined forces with AC Hotel Midtown to share a rooftop space that offers a pool, cabana and bar. You can even have a meeting near the pool as outdoor gathering areas feature fast Wi-Fi.

The Georgian Terrace is a luxury Midtown hotel. This historic hotel has an outstanding rooftop pool, perfect for watching the stars enter the Fabulous Fox Theatre right across the street.


Hyatt Centric Midtown Atlanta has a heated indoor saline pool perfect for swimming laps or relaxing in a plush lounge chair overlooking the Midtown skyline.

Four Seasons Atlanta indoor pool will take you back to the baths in Roman times with beautiful marble accents. The Midtown hotel offers a cool staycation package called the Drive-in package that allows people to get away, explore Midtown and enjoy the hotel’s amenities, including the spa.


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Lap up some relaxation at Buckhead’s W Atlanta. (📷 W Atlanta) 


The InterContinental’s  large outdoor pool is surrounded by colorful red umbrellas and seats. The hotel is running a pool package where you get accommodations and guaranteed pool reservations as well as two sandwiches and beverages. 

Grand Hyatt Atlanta’s heated outdoor pool is a tranquil oasis in the heart of Buckhead that connects to the hotel’s Japanese Zen garden and 30-foot waterfall.

The St. Regis Atlanta’s 40,000-square-foot heated Pool Piazza is open, along with a hot tub, for guests to enjoy. 

One of Atlanta’s newest boutique hotels, Burgess Hotel, has opened its outdoor pool, perfect for guests staying at this luxury boutique that features custom furniture, original artwork and objects from around the world.

The Embassy Suites Buckhead has two pools, one indoors and the other outside. You get the best of both worlds.

The W Atlanta Buckhead has a WET Deck, complete with an infinity-edge, fourth floor pool overlooking the famed Peachtree Street.


The JW Marriott, located adjacent to Lenox Square, has a large heated indoor pool with a whirlpool.

The Whitley Hotel, across from Lenox Square, brings the outside indoors as its indoor heated pool has a glass roof that brings in plenty of sunlight. There’s also an adjacent sundeck with a view of Buckhead that shouldn’t be missed.

The Waldorf Astoria Atlanta has a 15,000-square-foot spa with 13 treatment rooms, a vitality pool and an indoor lap pool.

The Westin Buckhead Atlanta features an indoor pool and 24-hour health club, perfect for working off the calories consumed at The Palm, the hotel’s on-site restaurant. 

The AC Hotel Atlanta Buckhead has an indoor whirlpool along with an adjacent fitness center.


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Make a splash Downtown at the Hyatt Regency. (📷 Hyatt Regency)


Embassy Suites at Centennial Olympic Park is right in the middle of Downtown, and you can view the city from its rooftop pool. This pool, by the way, is heated.

The Hyatt Regency Atlanta pool is a perfect way to refresh and recharge after a day of meetings or visiting the city’s many nearby attractions.

The W Hotel Downtown features one of the city’s best rooftop pools. Take a dip in the pool, enjoy a signature cocktail at the WETBAR and then get a spa treatment, all on the same floor.

The Hilton Garden Inn Downtown has a rooftop pool, which is perfect to watch the activity near Centennial Olympic Park,  World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

TWELVE Hotel Centennial Olympic Park is an all-suites hotel that boasts a large pool and deck that provide serenity above the hustle and bustle of downtown Atlanta.

The American Hotel Atlanta Downtown is a delightful boutique adorned with pop-art photographs and retro decor rooms. Enjoy watching the SkyView Ferris wheel from the outdoor pool.


The Atlanta Marriott Marquis has a wonderful indoor pool that connects to an outdoor pool so you can swim indoors during inclement weather or enjoy the sun outdoors.

The Sheraton Atlanta Hotel’s pool will transport you to a tropical location with its lush palm trees and vegetation. The indoor pool, in the middle of the hotel, has a retractable roof to let the sun and good times in.



The Westin Atlanta Airport is just two miles from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and features a great pool and spa. 

The Hilton Atlanta Airport boasts two pools, a large outdoor pool with cabanas as well as a indoor pool. 


Just two minutes away from Hartsfield-Jackson International via the ART SkyTrain, the Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway has a large indoor pool with lots of windows so it’ll feel as if you’re outdoors.

Journalist Mary Welch writes business and lifestyle stories for local and national publications. 

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