20+ Beautiful And Amazing DC Hotels With Indoor Pools

Time to pack your bags and head to Washington, D.C. for another business trip. Or maybe you are headed to the Nation’s Capitol for a family vacation.

Either way, you will want a swimming pool.

Hotels with indoor pools near me in Washington, D.C. range from the luxurious and light-filled, to the small, yet refreshing so you and your kids can cool off and stop asking “when can we go to the pool mom?!”

Best DC Hotels with Indoor Pools at the Mandarin Oriental Washington DC
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Indoor Pool Amenities

Most DC hotels with pools are accessible to those with mobility issues. Some even have changing rooms, bars and snack service right on site. But if you want to visit DC in winter, spring or summer, you will need an indoor pool.

Family-Friendly Indoor Pools in D.C.

All of the pools on our list are family-friendly, but some do have specific family hours. Since some of the pools are connected to privately run fitness centers, lap swim times and swim classes may get priority hours.

Also, this being D.C., don’t be surprised if memberships are offered at your hotel pool. While it is still safe to bring your children to the pool, do keep in mind that non-guests could be there.

Most Beautiful D.C. Hotels With Indoor Pools

The mostly beautiful indoor pools in D.C. are filled with light and make you feel like you are on a tropical vacation. I love a pool that has luscious pool towels, comfy lounge chairs, plants throught the room, tables for me to work while my kids swim, and of course, loads of natural light.

The adjacent bar and snack service are definite perks, but those are a bit harder to come by than light and plants.

Best DC Hotels with Indoor Pools in Washington DC

Mandarin Oriental Washington D.C.

As one of our favorite Washington DC hotels during cherry blossom seasons, you can never go wrong with a stay at the Mandarin Oriental DC. This family-friendly Washington hotel is just the right of luxury and comfort to fit any travel style.

The hotel is a quick walk to most DC attractions and The Wharf where you can indulge in some great food, drinks and nightly entertainment.

All guests can access the 50-foot, indoor heated swimming pool with views of the Potomac River. Huge glass windows let in plenty of light, but since you are slightly elevated from the street, you still get privacy from the outside world.

There are loads of fun lounge chairs to enjoy, whether you are watching the kids play or simply want to enjoy reading your book by the pool in D.C.

Swimming pool at Four Seasons DC in Washington DC
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Four Seasons Hotel, Washington D.C.

All year long natural light filters down onto the end of the two-lane saltwater lap pool at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C. thanks to the skylights overhead.

Enjoy a dip in the pool, hot tub and even a rest in the eucalyptus steam room to really wind down and feel like you are on vacation. Changing rooms are available for guests to switch in and out of swimwear throughout their stay.

Memberships are available to local residence, so don’t be surprised if you fee a few non-guests pop in to use the fitness club and spa amentities.

Indoor pool at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington DC
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Hyatt Regency Washington DC on Capitol Hill

The Hyatt Regency gives you the best of both indoor and outdoor pools in a greenhouse-like pool room, filled with glass windows and skylights to warm you up all year round. There are plenty of chairs and tables to spread out in and dump your stuff while you cool off.

Do some laps or simply enjoy a soak while catching up with friends. Best of all, there is an adjacent sundeck for all your sunbathing needs after a dip in the pool.

Indoor Swimming pool at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington DC Convention Center
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington DC Convention Center

A nice, shallow hotel pool with greenery scattered throughout and a hot tub. There are plenty of seats for parents. and non-swimmers to relax in and enjoy the daylight streaming through the windows throughout the year.

Swimming pool at Cambria Suites Washington DC Convention Center in Washington DC
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Cambria Hotel Washington DC Convention Centre

Head up to the indoor pool at Cambria Hotel for skyline views of the nation’s capitol. Grab an open lounge chair and your favorite cocktail at the adjacent bar to start your vacation off right.

Thanks to the floor to ceiling windows, you can enjoy natural daylight all year long, but stay protected from the elements even in the heart of winter (or heat of summer).

The Watergate Hotel, Washington D.C.

Enter this fun, brightly lit indoor pool that is perfect for your morning laps or hanging out with friends or after a long day exploring all of Washington D.C. parks with kids. Guests are treated to access to the steam room and sauna, as well as the original indoor pool used for aerobic swimming and exercise.

Even if you don’t have a spa appointment at Argentta Spa, you can still access the pool, which to us is a bonus. You get the spa experience, without the added price of a treatment.

Hyatt Place Washington D.C. National Mall
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Fairmont Washington D.C. Georgetown

As part of the Balance Gym in the hotel, hotel guests have access to the indoor heated lap pool at the Fairmont. There are plenty of pool towels, so don’t worry about bringing your own, and enjoy a few laps in the morning or letting the kids splash before dinner.

Specialty swim times to note before you head down:

  • Adult Lap Swim
    • Monday – Friday  |  5:30 – 9:30 AM and 6:00 – 10:00 PM
    • Saturday – Sunday  |  8:00 – 10:00 AM and 6:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Open Swim
    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday  |  9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
    • Tuesday and Thursday  |  9:30 – 11:30 AM and 4:00 – 6:00 PM
    • Saturday – Sunday  |  10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Courtyard Washington D.C. / Capitol

The indoor heated pool at the Courtyard Washington D.C. is perfect for swimmers of all ages- just don’t expect to get many laps in before you have to turn around. Parents can play with babies and toddlers on the built in shelf seat, while bigger kids splash around in the deeper water.

DC Hotel with Indoor Pool at the Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown

Hilton Garden Inn Washington D.C. Downtown

Take the time to jump into the brightly-lit indoor pool at the Hilton Garden Inn Washington D.C.. It’s heated in the winter to keep you warm and cool enough in the summer to be refreshing.

Younger children will love splashing around on the steps while their older siblings play “Marco Polo” down in the deep end.

Indoor Pool at the District by HIlton Club in Washington DC
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The District by Hilton Club

Step into the pool and hot tub at The District by Hilton, whether you need to soak your bones after a long day of meetings or just need to find your zen again after touring Washington, D.C.

The light-filled pool is a U-shape oasis with plenty of chairs and loungers to stash your stuff while you enjoy the water.

Residence Inn Washington D.C./ Capitol

Jump (don’t dive!) into the indoor pool at the Residence Inn Washington D.C. when you need a break from the city streets. The hot tub will warm up those sore muscle before you grab your book for a little snooze by the pool.

Since the pool opens by 7am, early morning lap swimmers can still get a little exercise in before all of the kids show up to unwind in the afternoon after touring the museums.

Hampton Inn Washington D.C. White House
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Hampton Inn Washington DC/ White House

Enjoy a warm indoor pool with lounge chairs and plenty of towels even on a cold winter’s day. The indoor pool at the Hampton Inn Washington DC/ White House is a quiet retreat after a long day of sightseeing.

And let’s be honest, your kids will be extra happy for time in the water. After all, isn’t the first question your family asks you after you book a trip “mom, is there a pool?!”

Washington DC Indoor pool at the Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC US Capitol
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More Indoor Pools in D.C.

  • Courtyard Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom
  • Courtyard Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard
  • Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/US Capitol
  • Hampton Inn Washington DC NoMa Union Station
  • Hampton Inn Washington Downtown Convention Center
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton Washington DC NoMa Union Station
  • Park Hyatt Washington D.C.

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