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Austin Hotel Pools to Enjoy Without Being a Guest in 2018

Austin Hotel Pools to Enjoy Without Being a Guest in 2018

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! 

Fairmont Austin

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)

Hotel Ella

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)

JW Marriott

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


W Austin

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. 

Monday-Wednesday: 12-11p

Thursday: 12p-Midnight

Friday-Saturday: 7p-Midnight

Sunday: 1-11p

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!

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