Texas summers are no joke. We are either taking cover indoors with the A/C blasting or looking for a body of water to completely submerge ourselves in.
If you don’t have a pool of your own and are in desperate need of one, you are in luck. There are so many hotels in Austin that allow guests to come swim for a day without booking a room. Check out the best hotels in Austin to swim at as non-hotel guests!
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Enjoy an afternoon or evening pool sesh at Hotel ZaZa. Complete with individual cabanas overlooking Downtown Austin. Grab a drink from the bar and catch some rays!
Reservations are required to lounge by the pool.
The Austin Motel pool is one of the most unique in Austin. Located right off of South Congress, guests can enjoy drinks from the bar while they lounge next to the kidney-shaped pool!
Reservations are required to lounge by the pool. It is $20 per person for a daytime three-hour time block, $40 on the weekends. They also have adult night swim passes for $15 in the evenings.
Hang by the pool with your friends and enjoy the secluded feeling of the South Congress Hotel pool. Check out Café No Sé for poolside food and drinks!
Reservations are required to lounge by the pool. To make a reservation email your name and requested date + time. Daily pool passes are $40 per person.
Enjoy the LINE’s lakeside infinity saltwater pool which overlooks the Congress bridge. Guests can grab food and drinks from the Veracruz All Natural Mexican Food walk-up window.
Day passes are $40 per person and are required to lounge by the pool. They are only available during weekdays while weekends are reserved for hotel guests.
If you are looking for a luxurious afternoon by the pool, Fairmont Austin is your spot. From their state of the art, automatic contactless sunscreen kiosk to the poolside food and beverage service. Pool guests will also receive complimentary Evian Mineral Water Facial spritzes, chilled towels, frozen fruit, and other spontaneous pampering throughout the day.
Day passes for non-guests are $40 per person. Weekends are reserved for hotel guests.
W Austin’s rooftop WET Deck is the perfect spot to enjoy the day soaking up the sun. Relax in their designer chairs or round up a group of friends to relax in a private cabana. Guests will enjoy a lively atmosphere along paired with tasty cocktails for an afternoon you won’t forget!
Daycation passes are $20 per person.
The East Austin Hotel offers a beautiful courtyard pool for guests to enjoy. In addition to the pool, they have a pool bar featuring resort-style drinks you are sure to love!
Day passes are available for $30 per person. They are offered in three hour windows.
Hotel Ella’s boutique pool is perfect for a relaxing afternoon. Guests will enjoy poolside dining in addition to their afternoon lounge sesh.
Pool passes are available for $30 per person and can be reserved by emailing the hotel.
Hotel Magdalena has a gorgeous 900 square foot sunken pool in their courtyard setting. It’s the perfect spot to post up, read a book poolside or cool off under the Texas sun. Did we mention, it’s completely new? They just opened in fall 2020 so you’d be one of the first to take a hot summer dip in there.
Four hour pool passes are available for Monday through Thursdays for $60.