Nashville has become a must-visit destination lately, especially during the warmer months. Although there are endless things to do in Nashville outside of your hotel, it’s nice to take advantage of your hotel’s amenities. Undoubtably, one of the best amenities a hotel can have is an outdoor pool to enjoy on a hot day. In addition to the tried-and-true hotels, there are several new hotels with pools to consider. Here’s the list of the Best Hotels with Outdoor Pools in Nashville.
SEASONAL NOTE: Most outdoor pools in Nashville are only open seasonally. Before booking, make sure the hotel’s pool is open during your expected visit.
Best Hotels with Outdoor Pools in Nashville
For a sophisticated outdoor pool experience, look no further than The Joseph’s rooftop escape 21 stories above downtown Nashville. Take in the skyline views while sipping craft cocktails from the rooftop bar, Denim. Check the schedule—there may be a fun guest DJ to check out, too.
Gaylord Opryland Resort
Gaylord Opryland Resort has an indoor and outdoor waterpark called Soundwaves, exclusive to hotel guests. If you’re looking for more than just a simple soak in a rooftop pool or if you are traveling to Nashville with kids, you may want to consider staying here. Only hotel guests who book the Soundwaves package are able to access the activities to keep the crowds at bay. Soundwaves features include a slide tower, FlowRider wave simulator, rapid and lazy rivers, activity pool, restaurant, adults-only pool and bar, private cabanas, and kids area. Gaylord Opryland is about 15-20 minutes from downtown Nashville.
JW Marriott Nashville
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Reserve a cabana on the JW Marriott’s expansive pool deck. This spacious outdoor pool has plenty of loungers, poolside service, and skyline views that are hard to beat.
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The Omni Nashville holds one of the best locations in SoBro/Downtown. The rooftop pool is very impressive and is one of the biggest of any hotel in Nashville. You can see the Nashville skyline from the pool including the infamous “Batman building.” The pool features include cabanas, a lounge deck, and a rooftop bar with drinks and food.
The Westin Nashville is another top-notch option in downtown Nashville close to all the honky-tonk bars. The infinity rooftop pool on the 27th floor has a glass wall on one side, making the views of Nashville unobstructed. The pool is heated and towels are provided. The pool is located right outside of L27 Rooftop Lounge, which is open to the public in the evenings. However, the pool is only for hotel guests.
Cambria Hotel is located in downtown Nashville, and is one of the newest hotels in town. The fifth floor pool is a refreshing spot to enjoy during your time in Nashville. The pool is heated and has views of downtown Nashville, so you can still feel like you’re part of all the action the city brings. The’s even a pool bar so you can grab a drink while you swim or bask in the sun.
Virgin Hotels Nashville
The Pool Club at Virgin Hotels Nashville is one of the newest outdoor pool options to enjoy. Book an overnight stay or reserve a day pass or cabana to get access to this exclusive pool experience in Music City.
The Kimpton Aertson is located in Midtown, home to some of the best nightlife in Nashville outside of the Broadway honky-tonks. The hotel pool on the eighth floor is shared with apartment residents from the other half of the building, which creates a fun mix of locals and visitors. There is also an outdoor bar where you can order drinks to sip on and food to eat poolside.
The Bobby Hotel is located in downtown Nashville and has an extensive rooftop with a pool, 1956 Scenicrouser bus (photo op), and lounge. Drinks and light bites are available at the lounge. The pool is open to hotel guests seasonally from sunrise to sunset.
Holston House is another new hotel in downtown Nashville located within a couple blocks of all the fun. TENN on Top is the rooftop bar with the pool adjacent. Enjoy the skyline views while you take a dip in the pool.