Austin Hotel Pools to Enjoy Without Being a Guest
Photo via @southcongresshotel on Instagram.
You don't need to staycation in Austin to have access to the city's dreamiest resort-style pools. Enjoy a little break from the summer heat while poolside at one of these fabulous Austin hotels – Without being a guest!
101 Red River St | Website
Austin’s newest and largest luxury hotel has a striking view of downtown from the rooftop pool and bar. The urban oasis has a full menu of food and drink for al-fresco enjoyment and the pool has enough space to accommodate large groups of friends with cabana rentals.
Weekdays: $100 (2 Guests), $400 (Up to 10 Guests)
Weekends: $100 (3 Guests), $800 (Up to 10 Guests in the Grand Cabana)
1900 Rio Grande St | Website
From not until Labor Day, dip into pool season at Hotel Ella. Make a splash or enjoy drinks and snacks for purchase from Goodall’s Kitchen.
Weekdays: $20/Person, Reservations Accepted
Weekends: $20/Person, Walk-In Only
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa
575 Hyatt Lost Pines Rd | Website
The Hyatt Regency Lost Pines is offering day passes for families to enjoy this summer. Gain access to the resort’s Crooked River Water Park with the general day pass, Spa Django’s facilities including an outdoor pool and patio with the spa pass, or a round of 18 holes at Wolfdancer Golf Club with the golf pass.
Weekdays: $45 (Adult), $25 (Children)
Weekends: $50 (Adult), $25 (Children)
110 E 2nd St | Website
Enjoy Austin luxury from the comfort of a private cabana at the pool deck of the JW Marriott.
Weekday: 11a-7p, $250 Food and Drink Minimum (8-10 Guests)
Weekends: 11a-7p, $500 (8-10 Guests)
South Congress Hotel
1603 S Congress Ave | Website
Available to locals through Labor Day, this Michael Hsu-designed hotel has a chic rooftop pool that can’t be beat. Summer cocktails and a quick-service menu add a little extra treat to the experience.
Monday-Thursday: 11a-5p, $30/Person, Valet Included
200 Lavaca St | Website
On the 4thfloor of the W Austin Hotel are private cabanas and cocktails at the WET Deck. With plenty of fun events from exercise classes to DJ sets and more, this pool deck is always lively.
Monday-Friday: 11a-9p, $10/Person
Weekdays: 5p-Close, Free
Westin Austin Downtown
310 E 5th St | Website
Enjoy the Westin’s Azul Rooftop Pool & Bar this summer for free! Locals get to experience a great view of the city while sipping on craft cocktails under the summer sun.
Austin also has several great watering holes to explore with friends and family with rates as high as $15 this summer and plenty of free options to choose from. Hot summer days are always better on the lake or taking a staycation in Austin, but summer nights are better spent at the city’s vibrant annual summer events!