Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan
1605 Broadway, 212-977-4000
The 15th floor is home to a 50-foot indoor pool. Hours of operation are Mon-Fri 6am-10pm, Sat 8am-8pm, and Sun 8am-6pm. The pool is complimentary for Priority Club members, $10 for hotel guests and $25 for non-guests.
18 Ninth Ave., 212-206-6700
Guests at this stylish meatpacking district hotel can take the elevator to the top floor, where a 45-foot heated outdoor, glass-enclosed pool features underwater music and beams of colorful light. Amazing views of the city, as well as great people watching. Open 7am-11pm daily, year-round.
125 W. 45th St., 212/354-2323
The lobby pool with underwater music, terraced lounge seating, and adjacent bar at the brand new Andre Balazs property in Times Square, is for guest-use only. Open 24 hours.
Le Parker Meridien
118 W. 57th St., 212-245-5000
Unwind at the penthouse pool which provides the perfect retreat for relaxation and a sundeck offers scenic views of Central Park. The pool is available for use by hotel guests; others may purchase a $50 all-day pass, good access to its state-of-the-art workout facility and classes. Pool hours are Mon-Fri 7am-10:45pm and Sat-Sun 9am-7:45pm.
Mandarin Oriental New York
80 Columbus Circle at 60th St., 212-805-8800 On the hotel's 35th floor floor-to-ceiling windows light up an inviting 75-foot indoor lap pool. For those who want to enjoy a light workout, water weights, kickboards, and inflatable balls are available. Pool hours are Mon-Fri 6am-9pm, Sat 7am-9pm and Sun 7am-7pm. The pool is accessible for handicapped people, with an automated chair installed pool-side.
The Melrose Hotel
140 E. 63rd St., 212-838-5700
Guests 18 years and older have access to an on-site Equinox Fitness Center and Spa and its adjoining 18-meter lap pool. Classes include Brazilian Body Surf, which combines cardiovascular and muscle conditioning drills taught using water resistance, and Swim Training for all levels. Open Monday 5:30am-10:30pm, Friday 8am-8pm, and Sat and Sun 10am-7:30 pm. An all-day pass is $18.
55 Church St., 212-693-2001
Take a dip downtown in the 40-foot glass-enclosed indoor pool. For a day of total wellness, work out at the connecting fitness center and top it off with a few minutes in the sauna. Open Mon-Sat 5:30am-10pm and Sun 7am-10pm.
Millennium UN Plaza Hotel New York
One United Nations Plaza, 44th St., 212-758-1234
On the 27th floor there’s an urban oasis with a heated, 44-foot indoor pool, which is part of the on-site health club. Hours of operation are 7am-10pm daily. The pool is open to guests and members of the health club. The city’s only indoor hotel tennis court is also on property. $35 gives you access for the day.
The Peninsula New York
700 Fifth Ave., 212-956-2888
Not only can water enthusiasts practice their backstroke in the pool at this Beaux Arts luxury hotel, they can enjoy a healthy spa cuisine lunch poolside, a relaxing whirlpool, or take a swimming lesson or invigorating class like Aqua Run or Aqua Kick Aerobics. Open Mon-Fri 8:30am-9:30pm and Sat-Sun 8:45am-6:30pm. A full day's access to the pool is available with 2.5 hours worth of spa treatments.
790 Seventh Ave., 212-581-3300
Guests and members of the on-site health club can enjoy a swim in the 50-foot heated indoor pool, which is open Mon-Fri 6am-10pm, Sat and Sun 8am-8pm. Water aerobics classes available. $40 per day for a guest pass.
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440 West 57th St., 212-581-8100
Access to the outdoor pool at this midtown hotel is $60 a day, and it's open 10am-6:00pm daily.
725 Tenth Ave., 212-586-3400
Guests at this West Side hotel can head to the heated indoor pool on the penthouse floor of the west wing. Open Mon 6pm-10pm, Tues-Fri 5pm-10pm, Sat 1pm-6pm, and Sun 9am-6pm.
Trump International Hotel and Tower
One Central Park West, 888-448-7867
A 55-foot lap pool provides the perfect boardroom break at this sophisticated Columbus Circle hotel. Open 6:30am-9:30pm and Sat-Sun 8am-8pm.