Float In These 6 Glass Hotel Pools For Thrilling City Views


It’s one thing to float in a hotel pool after a long day of travel. It’s totally another to dive into water that hangs 10 stories above the ground. These glass hotel pools will give you the chance swim your way into a unique and thrilling vantage point over the city you’re visiting.

1. Avalon Hotel – Göteborg, Sweden

Not only does a section of the pool “float freely over [the] Kungsportsplatsen” neighborhood, according to the hotel’s website. The pool is also decorated with a 24-karat gold mosaic.

2. Hotel Indigo Hong Kong Island – Hong Kong, China

The hotel boasts a “cantilevered, glass-bottomed infinity pool” with dramatic views of the Wan Chai neighborhood’s exciting nightlife and architecture.

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3. Alpin Panorama Hotel Hubertus – Valdaora, Italy

There are actually 6 pools at the Hubertus Hotel, but only one has a glass floor that feels like it extends all the way to the Dolomite Mountains.

4. The Joule – Dallas, Texas, U.S.

You can swim out right over downtown Dallas’ Mainstreet in The Joule’s heated pool. The cantilevered structure gives you crazy waterborne views.

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5. Adelphi Hotel – Melbourne, Australia

The pool extends six feet over the edge of the hotel’s walls and dangles nine stories above the ground.

6. Intercontinental Hotel Dubai Festival City – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Rounded edges alone make the pool here trippy, not to mention the fact you can float on out there from the lake-like landlocked pool.