Rome hotels with outdoor pools: take a dip under St. Peter’s dome

The Colosseum, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon... there's no doubt Rome is choca-block with unmissable attractions, but seeing them all can be tiring.

If you have a jam-packed cultural itinerary in mind for your trip but just thinking about it makes you sweat, choose one of these hotels with outdoor swimming pools in Rome. Between seeing a Michelangelo fresco and throwing coins into the Trevi Fountain, you can relax by the pool and take a refreshing dip.

Here is our selection of dream properties ready to give you a holiday filled with art and culture, without skimping on the relaxation and luxury!

Hotel with outdoor pool near Villa Doria Pamphili


For your Rome holiday, are you looking for museums and monuments on your doorstep but also to lay in the sun? Then book yourself a room at the Crowne Plaza Rome – St. Peter’s. Simply put on your sun cream and you’ll be ready to enjoy the vast gardens with solarium at this deluxe hotel, set within the grounds of Villa Doria Pamphili park.

If you’re travelling with the whole family, you can sip on an aperitivo while keeping an eye on the children playing in the outdoor kids’ pool. At the end of the day, the live music put on every night at Bar Lumière will add that special something to your holiday.

Crowne Plaza Rome - St. Peter's

8.3 Very good (2601 reviews)

Rome hotel with rooftop pool near the Colosseum


If you try to picture a hotel with outdoor swimming pool in Rome, the image that comes to mind will probably look a lot like this hotel. The panoramic view from this extremely central hotel with rooftop pool, Mercure Roma Centro Colosseo, really is one of a kind: it’s so close to the Colosseum you could almost touch it! What’s more, a large number of rooms have a balcony or terrace.

As well as being unbelievably charming, this luxury hotel is in the perfect location if you’re a history lover since the Imperial Fora and the capital’s main archaeological sites are so close at hand.

Mercure Roma Centro Colosseo

Top rated
8.7 Excellent (2215 reviews)

Splish and splash near the EUR district


Dying to relax during your trip to Rome? Then a room at Ardeatina Park is the place for you. A holiday of peace and tranquillity awaits you at this hotel, which is nestled in the Roman countryside. This modern and elegant four-star hotel is situated in a green oasis still within easy reach of the city.

When you get back to the hotel, you can count on a free parking space and a wide range of excellent amenities, including a fantastic outdoor pool that will help you recover after a day pounding the cobblestone streets.

Ardeatina Park

8.3 Very good (776 reviews)

Hotel with outdoor pool in the Statuario district


Rome is one great open-air museum. There’s something to discover around every corner, be it imperial ruins, a monumental fountain, a baroque church… And then there’s the Hotel Capannelle, the hotel-come-art-gallery displaying the work of renowned street artist Andrew Pisacane, aka “Gaia”, on the façade and some internal walls.

Are you wondering what the best angle is to take in all this fantastic artwork? Without a doubt it is stretched out on a sun lounger around the outdoor pool while sipping your favourite drink and enjoying some real relaxation time.

Hotel Capannelle

7.7 Good (2389 reviews)

Rome hotel with outdoor pool near Villa Borghese


At the luxurious five-star hotel, Aldrovandi Villa Borghese, you can start your day with a jog or stroll through the picturesque English and Italian gardens of Villa Borghese. Take a plunge into the heated outdoor pool with solarium, beautifully bordered by roses and other flowers, then thrill your taste buds with some elegant dishes from the multi-award-winning Assaje restaurant.

The hotel’s spa centre – complete with swimming pool, sauna, steam room, thalassotherapy bath and massage rooms – is the perfect place to allow yourself a re-energising rest and pamper yourself with exclusive beauty treatments for your face and body.

Aldrovandi Villa Borghese

8.4 Very good (290 reviews)

Hotel with outdoor pool near the Vatican City


La Dolce Vita, Caprice Italian Style, The Great Beauty… There isn’t a single film set in Rome that can encapsulate the true atmosphere you will experience at NH Roma Villa Carpegna. Not only will you find yourself near the Vatican and many of the Eternal City’s most famous attractions, but you’ll have access to spacious and comfortable rooms decorated with the finest attention to detail, as well as a huge variety of luxury amenities.

Immersed in the lush private gardens of the hotel, you’ll find the outdoor pool – a haven of tranquillity where you can dream away the summer with music from the piano bar playing in the background.

NH Roma Villa Carpegna

8.0 Very good (3230 reviews)

Hotel with rooftop pool near Trastevere


Imagine a modern hotel, rooms kitted out with all the amenities you could ask for, a restaurant serving its own signature cuisine and all at great value for money… Too good to be true? Well, it’s not! Book and room at H10 Roma Città and you can see for yourself why this four-star hotel is considered one the trendiest in Europe.

The jewel in its crown is, without doubt, the Despacio Beauty Centre: on the fifth floor of the hotel, you’ll find the Jacuzzi, steam room and panoramic terrace with an outdoor pool. On top of that, there is a wide range of massages and beauty treatments available to add to this unique experience. One to share with your better half, perhaps.

H10 Roma Città

8.4 Very good (3058 reviews)