Why head to the beach when these Boston hotels offer plenty of space to catch some rays and take a dip in their spectacular swimming pools. From outdoor rooftop pools to indoor heated swimming pools steps from fitness centers, they each offer plenty of offerings. While many are seasonal, there are a few on the list below that are indoor and open year-round, so there is never a shortage of spots to get in your laps or just float the day away at the pool.
(Image: The Colonnade)

(Image: The Colonnade Hotel)

Colonnade Boston Hotel
120 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 424-7000

For a rooftop getaway, head up to the pool at the Colonnade. The pool has won countless awards and praise by the media including 2011 Best Outdoor Pool by Boston Magazine. It is the place to be for people watching, reading, dining or drinks, a swim on a hot day, or just relaxing on a lounge chair for hours.
(Image: Revere Hotel Boston Common)

(Image: Revere Hotel Boston Common)

Revere Hotel Boston Common
200 Stuart St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 482-1800

Reserve a cabana and lounge on the roof deck of the modern and upscale Revere Hotel. The 16,000-square-foot spot has plenty of room for suntanning, meeting friends for food and drinks, or for hotel guests to relax and take in the surrounding city views. The Revere Hotel goes above and beyond to create a unique space with greenery, artwork, couches and comfy seating options, and other special details that add to the surroundings, with the swimming pool being the perfect place to cool down.
(Image: InterContinental Boston)

(Image: InterContinental Boston)

InterContinental Boston
510 Atlantic Ave.
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 747-1000

Just steps from the 2,200-square-foot hotel fitness center at the InterContinental is a pool to get in some swimming. Take a dip in the indoor heated pool with windows allowing natural light to flow in, creating the feel of an outdoor oasis. You can also take advantage of the steam rooms or schedule one of the many spa treatments.

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(Image: Four Seasons Hotel)

(Image: Four Seasons Hotel)

Four Seasons Hotel
200 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 338-4400

The Four Seasons Hotel boasts a swimming pool, a fitness center and a 24-hour business center, making it convenient for work or play. Located on the 8th floor, the indoor pool and whirlpool have stunning views of the Boston Public Garden and Beacon Hill areas, seen through the vast windows that soar from the floor to ceilings. Forget your swimsuit? No problem; the hotel even has some for sale. The hotel is also surrounded by all the shops of Downtown Crossing, the theaters and movies, plus plenty of other things to do. And it’s a hotel unlike any other with its many amenities for out-of-town guests but also featuring luxury suites for Boston locals to live.
(Image: The Langham, Boston)

(Image: The Langham, Boston)

The Langham, Boston
250 Franklin St.
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 451-1900

No need to check the weather forecast because The Langham offers a year-round indoor swimming pool. Hotel guests can take advantage of the indoor heated pool and the pool pavilion all week long. There is also a fitness studio with 24-hour access, the Chuan Body + Soul spa, and dining and drinking destinations including Café Fleuri and BOND restaurant and lounge.

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