15 Best Melbourne Hotels With Rooftop Pool - Updated 2024

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Melbourne is a melting pot consisting of lavish food, good wine, local sports and inspirational art. It is a city for everyone, regardless if you are out to seek some creative inspiration, or if you are here to experience some of the exciting attractions with your friends and families. The Shrine of Remembrance has a history dating back to 1934, serving as a memorial to commemorate Australians who contributed to global conflicts throughout the Australian history. Lining Brighton Beach, are the Brighton Bathing Houses, easily recognizable due to their vibrant colors. The Brighton Bathing Houses were established a century ago in support of seaside bathing and the Victorian ideas of morality. Don’t forget to also capture the beauty of Melbourne from the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, allowing you to enjoy the Melbourne skyline on a 40-story high observation wheel. Wait no more! Join the best food tours in the city and check out the other top things to do. For some great accommodation options, read below our top picks of the Melbourne hotels with rooftop pool.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to rooftop pool. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 18, 2024.

1. Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne (from USD 152)

Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne gives you a treat to the eyes by providing you with one of the best views of Melbourne City, a sight you can enjoy on the rooftop that comes with a swimming pool. In your stylish room, you will also be provided with a TV alongside premium bathroom amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Due to its strategic location right in the center of the city, you will be close to exciting tours and activities. By staying in this Melbourne hotel with a rooftop pool, you can easily access Bourke Street and Collins Streets within just a 10-minute walk while Chinatown is a mere three-minute walk away. Don’t forget to also enjoy a lavish breakfast in the in-house restaurant, Footlights Restaurant, to get your day started.

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Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne

Wifi Available

Address: 131 Lonsdale Street
1.07 km (0.7 mi) from Queen Victoria Market

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

2. Peppers Docklands (from USD 170)

Peppers Docklands is located 300m (0.19 miles) away from Etihad Stadium, and it comes with an indoor pool and a well-equipped fitness center. Your air-conditioned room features a flat-screen TV, tea or coffee making facilities, as well as a bathroom that comes with a shower. At this hotel with a rooftop pool and an on-site bar in Melbourne, buggy service is also available to drop you off Etihad Stadium and Southern Cross Station if you intend to explore both places.

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Peppers Docklands

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 679 La Trobe Street
1.16 km (0.8 mi) from Queen Victoria Market

Parking Restaurant 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms Dry cleaning Facilities for disabled guests

3. InterContinental Melbourne, an IHG Hotel (from USD 286)

At InterContinental Melbourne, an IHG Hotel, you can enjoy luxury while also benefiting from outstanding levels of convenience. It features premium amenities such as a rooftop pool where you can swim while admiring the sweeping views of Melbourne’s city skyline, a light-filled gym where you can work up a good sweat, and a sauna where you can relax and rejuvenate.

This 5-star hotel offers rooms and suites that come fully furnished with amenities such as free Wi-Fi for you to keep in touch with your loved ones while far away, TV with Chromecast streaming capabilities so you can get HD video with high-quality sound, 24-hour in-room dining, a mini-bar, coffee facilities, and InterContinental cloud beds to ensure a restful night’s sleep.

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InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 495 Collins Street
1.19 km (0.8 mi) from Queen Victoria Market

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

4. Stamford Plaza Melbourne (from USD 206)

Stamford Plaza Melbourne is a five-star hotel, with its rooftop pool alongside a hot tub, a sauna, and a fitness center, being one of the best highlights of this hotel. In your room, you will find comfort in the modern tiled bathrooms that come with a walk-in shower, and you are also welcome to use the fully-equipped kitchenette for your cooking needs. For dining options at this hotel with a rooftop swimming pool in Melbourne, you can choose to make use of the 24-hour in-room dining menu or you could also choose to dine in the in-house restaurant, Harry’s Bar and Restaurant, that offers you with some innovative dining options you can find in Melbourne. The Collins Street is a mere two-minute walk away. If you are interested in the sports activities in Melbourne, simply take a 20-minute walk and you will arrive at Melbourne’s international sporting precincts, where you will be able to catch many of the prominent stadiums in Melbourne.

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Stamford Plaza Melbourne

Wifi Available

Address: 111 Little Collins Street
1.33 km (0.9 mi) from Queen Victoria Market

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

5. Rydges Melbourne (from USD 168)

Rydges Melbourne is a two-minute walk away from Chinatown and a 10-minute walk away from the prominent Bourke Street Mall. Your room is fully air-conditioned and it comes with basic amenities such as a flat-screen TV, WiFi connection, refrigerator, and a coffee machine. If you are looking forward to working out during your stay here, you are also welcome to use the rooftop pool and well-equipped fitness center, all available under the same roof. The in-house restaurant, Locanda Restaurant & Bar, serves European-style steak, while The Rydges Rise and Shine provides you with a full-course buffet breakfast to help you jump-start your day.

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Rydges Melbourne

Wifi Available

Address: 186 Exhibition Street
1.27 km (0.8 mi) from Queen Victoria Market

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

6. Wyndham Hotel Melbourne (from USD 197)

Wyndham Hotel is a stylish accommodation option that features a rooftop pool, a well-equipped fitness center, and a library for the bookworms. The famous Queen Victoria Market and Princess Theatre are only a 10-minute walk away whereas it will only take a five-minute tram ride to access to Etihad Stadium. Your private room is modernly decorated and comes with various amenities such as a flat-screen TV, a refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities, as well as a private bathroom that comes with a shower. There is also a BBQ area that you can use for a small gathering with your friends and families during your stay here.

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Wyndham Hotel Melbourne

Address: 199 William Street
772 meters (0.5 ft) from Queen Victoria Market

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry

7. Adelphi Hotel (from USD 352)

Adelphi Hotel is located in the strategic location of the shopping and dining district of Flinders Lane with a convenient access to the Flinders Street Station and Federation Square just within a five-minute walk. Your room is fully air-conditioned, and it also comes with an iPod dock, a flat-screen TV, a refrigerator, a work desk, and a coffee machine. You can also enjoy your very own private bathroom, where bathrobes and hairdryer will be provided to you too. While you are here, don’t forget to also check out the in-house Om Nom Restaurant for delicious local delicacies. At this hotel with a rooftop pool in Melbourne, there is also a bar for you to enjoy a wide variety of wine, beer, and cocktails.

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Adelphi Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 187 Flinders Lane
1.4 km (0.9 mi) from Queen Victoria Market

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry

8. The Como Melbourne - MGallery by Sofitel (from USD 180)

When you’re ready to live in luxury when in Melbourne, why not book your stay at The Como Melbourne - MGallery by Sofitel for a five-star experience? This stylish hotel with a rooftop pool features a gym, a spa, and suites with premium beddings and state-of-the-art bathrooms. Some of the rooms have their own kitchen for those who prefer a staycation, although restaurants are within walking distance of the building. Attractions like various art galleries are also a short walk from this lavish accommodation.

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The Como Melbourne

Wifi Available

Address: 630 Chapel Street
4.91 km (3.1 mi) from Queen Victoria Market

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Garden

9. Shadow Play by Peppers (from USD 199)

Shadow Play by Peppers if one of the hippest accommodations in Melbourne, especially if you’re on the hunt for hotels with pools on the rooftop. The top-notch services here include a round-the-clock front desk, room service, and tour desks. The guest rooms here are all equipped with a cozy seating area, as well as a flat-screen TV, and guests may enjoy an a la carte breakfast at the on-site restaurant. Some of the closest attractions are Eureka Tower, Crown Casino, and Malthouse Theatre.

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Shadow Play by Peppers

Wifi Available

Address: 308 - 320 City Road
2.18 km (1.4 mi) from Queen Victoria Market

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

10. The Swanston Hotel Melbourne, Grand Mercure (from USD 244)

The Swanston Hotel provides you with a relaxing and comfortable stay where you are free to use the indoor pool and fitness center without any additional charges. You will also find various useful amenities in your room, ranging from a flat-screen TV, microwave, refrigerator, and free toiletries in your bathroom. If you prefer to dine in the hotel before setting out for your exploration around Melbourne, the in-house restaurant, Louden Kitchen & Grill restaurant, provides you with not only gorgeous breakfast but splendid modern cuisines too.

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Pullman Melbourne City Centre

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 265 Little Bourke Street
956 meters (0.6 ft) from Queen Victoria Market

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

Alternative options: hotels with outdoor pools

If the hotels above are not quite what you are looking for, don’t worry! We have also handpicked some hotels that comes with outdoor pools with a great view. Read on to find out what other accommodation options you have for a comfortable stay in Melbourne!

11. Comfort Apartments Royal Gardens (from USD 106)

Staying at Comfort Apartments Royal Gardens will bring your trip to Melbourne to a satisfying conclusion. An outdoor swimming pool where you can plunge yourself under the heat of the sun and a barbecue area where you can eat delicious meals while taking in some fresh air are among the recreational facilities that can be found within the gardens.

It is a seven-minute walk from St. Vincent General Hospital and is conveniently located within easy walking distance of Melbourne’s city center.

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Comfort Apartments Royal Gardens

8.6 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 8 Royal Lane
1.61 km (1.0 mi) from Queen Victoria Market

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning Family rooms Internet services BBQ facilities

12. Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands (from USD 133)

If a rooftop pool is not quite your cup of tea, try this Four Points Hotel that comes with an outdoor pool. Located in the center of Docklands area, the hotel is surrounded by many local stores and restaurants. It also provides a free WiFi service. Get ready to enjoy a beautiful city and water views right from your very own window. In your room, you will also be provided with a flat-screen TV for your personal enjoyment. The Four Points Hotel is a 30-minute drive away from the Melbourne Airport and is an accommodation option best recommended for travelers who are interested in sports and shopping.

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Vibe Hotel Melbourne Docklands

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 443 Docklands Drive
1.86 km (1.2 mi) from Queen Victoria Market

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

13. Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders (from USD 148)

Located in the corner of Flinders Lane and Spencer Street, the Holiday Inn’s best highlights are its outdoor pool, sauna, beautiful garden that’s great for hanging out, and a fitness center. The in-house restaurant and Sirocco Restaurant, serve you with great local Australian delicacies, featuring a cocktail bar with a range of alcohol options. You are also a mere two-minute walk away from the Southern Cross Train Station and if you require any transportation to explore around the city, tram and bus stops are also available just right outside the hotel.

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Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 575 Flinders Lane
1.41 km (0.9 mi) from Queen Victoria Market

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

14. Crowne Plaza Melbourne (from USD 203)

Crowne Plaza Melbourne provides you with a relaxing stay and it’s located on the banks of the Yarra River. Featuring an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a business lounge, the hotel is an ideal accommodation option for business travelers, friends, families, or couples. Your room comes with a big window that gives you a full view of the river and city views. You will also be provided with WiFi connection, an LCD TV, and a private bathroom that comes with various environment-friendly amenities. If you intend to explore the city, feel free to make use of the free city tram that stops just 200m (0.12 miles) away from the hotel. If you prefer to take the train, the Southern Cross Station is just a five-minute walk away.

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Crowne Plaza Melbourne, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1 - 5 Spencer Street
1.59 km (1.0 mi) from Queen Victoria Market

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

15. Hotel Rydges on Swanston (from USD 52)

Hotel Rydges is located in several parts of Australia but this hotel on Swanston is special in its own right for its equally superb amenities, and of course their stunning rooftop pool. The hotel also has its signature restaurant Blues Bar and Grill offering guests superb food with a slow-paced and relaxed ambiance. Many travelers and tourists stay at this part of the city for its topnotch service and the elegant landscaping of the rooftop pool with lush greenery accents and charming light fixtures hanging over the pool to highlight the space at night when many people come out to relax and mingle. If you’re a keen traveler who enjoys hotel amenities and a go-to lounge and relaxation area, then Hotel Rydges is the place to be when in Swanston, Australia.

Hotel Rydges

Address: 701 Swanston St, Carlton, 3053 Melbourne, Australia (see map)

Price: from 164 USD

Star Rating: 4

Travelers Review: Fabulous 8.1(from 852 reviews)

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Rydges On Swanston

Address: 701 Swanston St
905 meters (0.6 ft) from Queen Victoria Market

Explore Melbourne

Melbourne is a big city with many things to do! Shopping tours, nightlife, street art, and culture; you name it. Come over to enjoy a stress-free vacation or simply relax in one of our listed hotels. We hope to see you in Melbourne soon!

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