Pack the pool toys, the fancy swim trunks and the giant unicorn floatie – it’s time to make a splash in Indianapolis. Railroad City wants you to chug-a-chug into the station and disembark right into a sparkling pool. The hotels with pools in Indianapolis aren’t hiding in plain sight; tons of accommodations throughout the city have indoor swimming holes just waiting for your best cannonball. Dive into the best hotels with pools in Indianapolis – now bookable with Culture Trip.
Looking for an Indianapolis hotel with a rooftop pool? Look to the Sheraton at Keystone Crossing – it’s the only game in town. This awesome outdoor space in the city surrounds you with Indy’s skyline, letting you dance, dive and drink in the views. It’s seasonal, but, even on the chillier days, you can’t deny yourself a quick dip. But first things first: you need to grab a Starbucks from the lobby so your poolside selfie is as envious as possible.
Who said that the best hotels in Indianapolis with pools need to be splash pads? The infinity-edge indoor lap pool at Conrad should bookend every afternoon spent at the spa. Massages will make every ounce of you feel as light as a feather. As you float under the vaulted glass ceiling of the pool area, your only wish will be to somehow levitate from the surface of the water over to the plush poolside loungers that feel as dreamy as they look.
We’ve got good news and bad news about the indoor pool at Hyatt House. Let’s start with a double dose of paws-itivity: this hotel with an indoor pool in Indianapolis is ideal for practicing your doggie paddle. It’s also ideal for bringing your doggie, as it’s a pet-friendly place. Here’s the bad news: your dog isn’t allowed to doggie paddle – or cannonball, dive or otherwise float – in said pool.
Embassy Suites has a fantastic indoor pool, but, apparently, it didn’t factor in the “wait 30 minutes after you eat” rule when drafting its plans. The staff wake you up with free made-to-order breakfast, delaying your first dip of the day. The pizza and sandwiches at E’Terie Bar & Grill are too indulgent to ignore, thus, preventing you from an immediate afternoon plunge. And just when you’re ready to show off a can-opener at dusk, the staff will lure you down to reception by opening a can of beer for you.
You may have come to Indy for the speedway, but, when it comes to the Courtyard by Marriott, the only laps the staff are concerned about are the ones you do in the hotel’s swim zone. This Indianapolis hotel with an indoor pool is 2mi (3.2km) from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum – if you’re looking for an activity out of the water. But, since you’ve got your speedo on anyway, you might as well get someone to clock your lap time and send it to the museum just for laughs.
Crowne Plaza doesn’t need to brag about its indoor pool. It’s a fantastic blue water basin beneath steel beams and will give you the refreshing dip you need to get on with your day. What this hotel with an indoor pool in Indianapolis will brag about, though, is its authentic 1920s Pullman Train Car guest rooms. Where else are you going to have the opportunity to sleep in a train car yet still be able to jackknife into a swimming pool?
You don’t get too many opportunities to just hang by the pool all day doing nothing, so take advantage of your vacation at Hyatt Regency. This hotel with a pool in Indianapolis will bathe you in natural light and warm water. Stretch out on the lounge chairs, and watch as the sun sparkles through the glass-tiled walls. No reason to rush out for dinner; there’s a table – and 360-degree views of the city – waiting for you at the rooftop Eagle’s Nest restaurant.
We’re not saying that you should wander around downtown Indy in your bathing suit, but we will say that the heated indoor pool at Hilton Garden Inn is so inviting that you’ll want to be ready for an impulsive cannonball. Wear your extra-large Colts jersey as a cover-up, plus a pair of flip-flops, to the hotel bar, and order a fruity cocktail that’ll transport you to the Bahamas, even when there’s a blizzard outside.
You supply the swimsuit, Marriott will supply the pool – sounds like a compromise that won’t leave you hung out to dry. This Keystone hotel is much more than a place for you to splash around; it’s also a solid place to catch a few winks. Sure, you could nod off on the pool chairs without issue, but, then, who will take an afternoon nap on the sizable sofa bed in your suite?
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