Los Angeles is known for its fabulous hotels, and one of the things that makes a hotel ultra-fabulous is its pool. Perfect for evening cocktails, a soothing swim on a hot day, or lounging in a cabana next to a Hollywood starlet, a hotel pool is the setting for many a great story. Here is our list of the 10 Best Hotel Pools in Los Angeles.
Planning a Staycation? Visiting from out of town? You may want to choose your hotel based on how fabulous their pool is. Why not?
Many of these hotels also offer day passes to their pools and cabanas, via apps like Day Axe, Hotels by Day and Resort Pass. Enjoy the perks without actually booking a room!
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1. Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills
9291 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, California 90210
This beautiful rooftop pool offers sweeping views of Beverly Hills and the Los Angeles skyline in an elegant setting.
2. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
1700 Ocean Avenue Santa Monica, California, 90401
This heated pool and two-tier pool deck with views of the ocean is like your own private oasis.
3. London West Hollywood
1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
This rooftop pool has a spacious sundeck, private cabanas, and panoramic views of the Los Angeles basin.
4. Beverly Hilton
9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
This pool is so famous, it even has its own name. The Aqua Star pool has many Hollywood stories, including Esther Williams christening its opening and Angelina Jolie jumping in after her 2nd Golden Globe win.
5. Beverly Hills Hotel
9641 Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
This famous pool is surrounded by palm trees and private cabanas, and if you dare to get your hair wet, you’ll be treated to underwater music.
6. InterContinental Century City (NOTE: Temporarily CLOSED as of July, 2020 – please check with them for the latest.)
2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067
This pool, just steps from Century City, offers panoramic city views – and it’s heated for year-round enjoyment.
7. Fairmont Santa Monica
101 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90401
This pool is secluded and delightful, just steps from Palisades Park and a view of the Pacific Ocean.
8. Four Seasons Westlake Village
Two Dole Drive, Westlake Village, California 91362
This elegant hotel offers both an indoor, family-friendly pool and an adults-only Serenity pool, set in the hills above Malibu.
9. Terranea Resort
100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
This fabulous resort offers multiple pools to choose from, including the Resort Pool, which boasts a 140-ft water slide and splash zone.
10. Shutters on the Beach
1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
As the name suggests, Shutters is right on the sand at Santa Monica beach, and the view of the Pacific Ocean is amazing as you lounge by the pool.
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