This weekend is July 4th and if you aren’t heading somewhere like the Hamptons (I wish I was) then you mind as well bring the best of the Hamptons to the city you’re in. The beach is always a fun option but if you’d like to avoid the sand and don’t think the water is warm enough yet, then head to a pool. A few of the best hotels have pool parties and great drinks. These are the best of them.
1. Gansevoort Meatpacking Rooftop Pool
Located 20 stories up on top of the infamous Gansevoort Meatpacking hotel is their pool. It’s open from 7am to 7pm to guests. The general public can purchase a “Daycation package” for $300. It includes pool access Monday to Thursday from 9am to 6pm, a complimentary cocktail, a 30 minute massage, a pool day kit and other goodies.
2. The Beach At Dream Downtown
3. Le Bain
You’re looking for the best pool party in NYC you say? Then Le Bain is where you want to be. They have a disco party at their penthouse pool.
4. McCarren Hotel and Pool
McCarren pool is the perfect local hideaway retreat. I promise you wouldn’t even know it was there walking by the front entrance. This is the perfect spot if you want to chill and kick back. It’s open 9am to 9pm for guests and 11am to 9pm for the public. Non guests can purchase pool passes here.
5. Le Parker Meridian
Now this pool is new to me, I may have to go check it out before I give a full review. Pool hours vary but you can purchase a pass for $150 here.