Saigon is known for its sprawling metropolis that towers over the horizon, but it's also home to some of the city's most beautiful hidden gems. One of them is rooftop pools.

Rooftop pools are an escape from Saigon's urban jungle and offer a scenic view of the skyline. The best rooftop swimming pools in Saigon are listed below with photos and helpful Booking.com links so you can plan your visit! 

Ho Chi Minh City Accommodation With Rooftop Pools

There are many fantastic hotels in Ho Chi Minh City that boast great service, facilities, and convenience. However, not all of them offer the refreshment that these poolside hotels do. Let's dive right in.

Sofitel Saigon Plaza

Sofitel Saigon Plaza

17 Le Duan Boulevard District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000 Vietnam

Welcome to 5-star luxury and heartfelt service at Sofitel Saigon Plaza. Chic contemporary design and pure French style artfully blend to engender an atmosphere of refined elegance. From the soaring columns, marble floors and towering ceilings of the lobby to the sumptuous comfort and inspired décor of the rooms and suites, warmth and joie de vivre embrace you.

More on Sofitel's stunning pool

Sofitel's breathtaking pool // sofitel-saigon-plaza.com

Exclusively open to hotel visitors and members, the Sofitel's 18th-floor rooftop pool is magnificent and enormous.

Expecting nothing less, Sofitel's swimming pool is just as sumptuous and high-end as expected. There's even a rooftop jacuzzi for you to enjoy if you want to completely unwind.

The connected rooftop lounge serves light meals and frosty beverages for extra comfort and relaxation.

Sofitel also boasts a fitness center and restaurant on the 18th floor for both pain and pleasure seekers.

Availability: Only guests at the hotel / Members

LA VELA Saigon Hotel

LA VELA Saigon Hotel

280 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Ward 8, Dist 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

La Vela Saigon Hotel is a luxury five-star hotel in the heart of Saigon, located right in the center of modern, vibrant Ho Chi Minh City, is a great place to stay for those fascinated by the energy of city life. 

Spacious guest rooms and suites offer floor-to-ceiling views of the city and spa-like amenities. 

Find serenity at Ayla Spa, explore their curated art collections or host an event in one of their unforgettable venues.

What's special about LA VELA's pool?

LA VELA's epic pool has amazing views // agoda.com

The stylish and elegant LA VELA Saigon Hotel is located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City in District 3. Guests can unwind in a modern and breathtaking rooftop pool.

Staged on the 27th floor, 150 meters aboveground, a swim from edge to edge of this rooftop infinity pool gives you a bird's eye view of virtually all of Ho Chi Minh City.

In addition to that, this city center pool is one of the world's biggest rooftop infinity pools.

The LA VELA rooftop pool is available exclusively to hotel guests, but the views from the SkyOne Bar & Lounge adjacent to the pool are open to all.

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

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Hotel des Arts Saigon

Hotel des Arts Saigon

78 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai, Phường 6, Quận 1, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam

Hôtel des Arts Saigon, MGallery asks guests to embark on a journey back in time to Vietnam in the 1930s inviting guests to relive the romance of this bygone era while luxuriating in all the comforts of the 21st century.

Combining the classical charm of French Indochina with a sense of timeless chic that only MGallery can provide, the hotel is as much an art museum as a 5-star hotel in Saigon. With feminine lines standing in striking contrast to the neighbouring offices, the building is a modern work of art itself.

Infinity Pool And Relaxation At Hotel De Arts

The pool at Hotel des Arts Saigon hotel overlooks the city // hoteldesartssaigon.com

The Hotel de Arts Saigon is a beautiful rooftop pool in Ho Chi Minh that overlooks the city's skyline. It's one of Ho Chi Minh's most renowned and popular rooftop pools. The Hotel de Arts Saigon is ideal for taking in the stunning Ho Chi Minh cityscape.

The rooftop infinity pool is one of the city's highest, and the sparkling swimming pool is a fresh escape from Ho Chi Minh's tropical heat.

Apart from the ideal infinity pool, there's also a lovely rooftop bar and lounge space called The Social Club Rooftop Bar.

The pool is usually only available to hotel guests, however, there are occasional public pool parties.

The rooftop bar, on the other hand, is open to everyone and is quite popular at night, so an early dip is recommended for the most relaxing swims.

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 6am-10pm

Le Meridien Saigon

Le Meridien Saigon

3C Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

The curious adventurer with a taste for various cultures and experiences will love Le Meridien Saigon. 

This 5-Star, 343-room Starwood hotel built in 2015, is located along Ton Duc Thang Street in Saigon's District 1 and is the perfect illustration of how a combination of experiences can be executed flawlessly.

Parkson is 601 m from Le Méridien Saigon and Vincom Center B respectively. Tan Son Nhat International Airport is 4.3 miles away.

Comfortable Views From Le Meridien's Pool

Le Méridien Saigon // foursquare.com

The Le Méridien Saigon fitness center features a spectacular rooftop swimming pool with panoramic city views of the Saigon River and District 2.

The swimming pool is also utilized as a communal resting spot, a lounge, and a poolside hang-out area. There is plenty of sun in the area, which is open-air but has a roof over the swimming pool, allowing you to swim even when it's raining.

The pool is 26 meters long and filled with saltwater, making it better for your skin than chlorine-filled pools.

For non-hotel visitors, a day pass grants access to the swimming pool, sauna, gym and lounge area. There are a number of sun loungers to enjoy the magnificent views from, as well as a rooftop bar with health-oriented beverages.

Availability: Free for guests at the hotel / Day pass for non-guests

Hours: 6am-10pm

Liberty Central Riverside

Liberty Central Riverside

17 Đ. Tôn Đức Thắng, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam

Located in the heart of Central District, Liberty Central Saigon Riverside is the place where comfort and convenience exist in a perfect balance, along with spectacular views of Saigon River. 

The Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel's Eyecatching Pool

Liberty Central Saigon Riverside // Agoda.com

One of the most eloquent rooftop pools in Ho Chi Minh. The Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel's roof terrace is located on the 25th floor.

Coupled with the delightful hospitality and tasty meals of The Vertical Sky Bar, this Ho Chi Minh City pool is a great place to take in breathtaking vistas over the Saigon River while relaxing in one of the largest private rooftop pools.

One of the best features of this swimming pool is the recessed loungers and sunbeds that are raised above the water for a more immersive experience.

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 6am-10pm

Liberty Central Saigon Citypoint

Liberty Central Saigon Citypoint

59 Pasteur Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Embracing a fresh, urban design, with 171 modern rooms and suites, Liberty Central Saigon Citypoint is an exceptional city hotel that unites convenience and comfort for an unforgettable experience.  

From the moment of arrival, guests can start spoiling themselves by some pampering time at The Spa, innovative cocktails on Above Sky Bar or refreshing with a dip in the infinity rooftop swimming pool while indulging in the breathtaking panoramic Saigon skyline views, F&B à la carte and buffet, Gym room, meeting and events. 

Liberty Central City Point's Pool Is On Point

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The 19th floor of the beautiful and luxurious hotel Liberty Central City Point has an amazing rooftop infinity pool, which is open year-round to guests at the hotel.

The pool area is a peaceful retreat in the midst of the city, far removed from the hot and hurried environment below.

Above Sky Bar on the top floor of the hotel offers a delightful place to unwind with a glass of ice cold water or an icy cocktail during the day. At night, the bar becomes a lively hotspot with live music and DJs.

The pool is open from morning until night, so you can enjoy a refreshing swim at any time during your visit to Ho Chi Minh City.

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 6am-10pm

Bay Hotel Ho Chi Minh

Bay Hotel Ho Chi Minh

7 Ngô Văn Năm, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam

The 251-room Bay Hotel Ho Chi Minh opened in the first quarter of 2016, after the successful inception of its previous sister property, the largest executive boutique 333-room Bay Hotel Singapore (sold in Q3 2019).

Tailored to impress business travellers with a boutique service philosophy and the urbanites’ comfort in mind, Bay Hotel Ho Chi Minh is primed to lend a distinguished appeal and render an unparalleled service in the heart of the city, District 1.

Poolside Convenience At The Bay Hotel

The 16-storey Bay Hotel Ho Chi Minh is located 10 minutes from the Saigon Opera House and 15 minutes from the Saigon River, and offers a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy.

The hotel's top floor has one of the best outdoor swimming pools in Ho Chi Minh City, with a beautiful rooftop area offering views of the city.

Though the pool is slightly smaller than others on this list, it is still a great place to take a refreshing swim or relax in the sun.

The pool area also has comfortable loungers and parasols, as well as a poolside bar that serves light snacks and drinks.

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

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Time To Enjoy Your Rooftop Pool Experience

From poolside views overlooking downtown Saigon to pool clubs with dazzling lights and stunning design, these are some of the most beautiful pool locations we found.

These pools offer an escape from the urban jungle as well as unique experiences that will wow visitors no matter what they're seeking on their vacation.

So if you want a refreshing dip or just need a retreat from city life while visiting Vietnam's bustling capital, head over to one of these amazing rooftops today!

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