6 Family Friendly Hotel Pools for NYC Staycations

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6 Family Friendly Hotel Pools in NYC

You don’t need to go far for a relaxing getaway with your family. Summertime usually means families from all over are taking vacations to the beach and other tropical locations, but sometimes a hotel staycation is your only option at the moment.

If you’re looking for a getaway, but aren’t able to take time off to travel, these family friendly hotel pools in NYC are perfect for the ultimate staycation this summer. These hotels will provide an elevated staycation experience and, perhaps more importantly, a place for the whole family to relax and cool off. 

Here are some family friendly hotel pools to beat the summer heat!

Psst… looking for more summer fun for the whole family? Here are the best strawberry picking spots around New York City and nearby!

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

60 Furman St., Brooklyn, NY 11201

Minutes away from downtown Manhattan and south of the famous Brooklyn Heights neighborhood bridge, guests have breathtaking views of the East River and Manhattan Skyline while staying at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge.

At the pool, guests can enjoy the rooftop pool deck and plunge pool. This area is exclusively for hotel guests. Pool seating will vary by availability and limited to 2 hours per guest room per day.

Arlo Williamsburg

96 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11249

While being a guest at Arlo Williamsburg, guests are in the middle of the action and at the brink of all the local hotspots in New York. Pool access at Arlo Williamsburg is prioritized and complimentary for hotel guests.

Children are only allowed at certain time slots during your stay. Visitors can also access the pool by purchasing a day pass. Day passes are for adults only, making it perfect for a quick parents’ trip. 

The Rockaway Hotel

108-10 Rockaway Beach Dr., Queens, NY 11694

The Rockaway Hotel offers a new way for beachgoers of Rockaway Beach to stay and enjoy the fun. When guests of the hotel opt for a day in, they still have the option of soaking of sun rays by visiting the Rockaway pool. This pool is a heated, outdoor pool that is open for the season.

As a guest, you have access to this pool and the ability to rent a cabana for an additional fee. Anyone looking to enjoy the pool that is not a guest must reserve and purchase a day pass and must be 21 and older.

The Peninsula New York

700 5th Ave., New York, NY 10019

Come enjoy a luxury staycation at the hotel known as Fifth Avenue’s Most Glamorous Address. The Peninsula New York is at the heart of the city’s most prestigious shopping, entertainment, and cultural district, so guests of this hotel will always have something to do. After a day full of events, they can make their way to the hotel’s glass encased indoor pool. 

The Skyline Hotel

725 10th Ave., New York, NY 10019

While staying at The Skyline Hotel, guests are only just steps away from Times Square or Central Park . Tucked away in the heart and quiet streets of Hell’s Kitchen, guests can also enjoy an indoor rooftop pool with breathtaking city views to end their day as well as an outdoor pool. 

The Marmara Park Avenue

114 E 32nd St., New York, NY 10016

If you’re looking for a staycation for you and your family that will be filled with subtle elegance and uplifts the ordinary, The Marmara Park Avenue hotel is the one for you.

This hotel is known as the world’s most storied metropolis in a 21-story building dating back to 1927. At the indoor subterranean pool, guests can relax in luxury in the lounging space and enjoy the clear, calming waters.


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