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
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.
Pool hours: 6:00am – 11:00pm
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.
Pool hours: 6:00am to 10:00pm
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.
Pool hours: 10:00am – 4:00pm
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.
Pool hours: 8:00am – 10:00pm
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.
Pool hours: Sunrise to sunset
Stay Alfred at 505
505 Nashville is the tallest residential high rise in Tennessee and has a mix of condos, apartments, and also 126 rooms dedicated to visitors. Stay Alfred is the company that rents out the 126 rooms as hotel / vacation rentals. The best thing about the rooms: They all have kitchens since they’re technically apartments. As a guest, you also share all of the incredible amenities 505 has to offer including the saltwater pool on the seventh floor equipped with cabanas and plenty of lounge chairs. This is not the typical hotel experience, but is a good option for visitors who like to have a kitchen and don’t need room service or maid service.
Pool hours: 7:00am – 10:00pm
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.
Pool hours: 8:00am – midnight
Gaylord Opryland Resort
Gaylord Opryland Resort just added a new 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. The indoor area is already open and the outdoor portion is expected to open by mid-2019. 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.
Pool Hours: 11:00am – 9:00pm (varies by day of the week)