Take a dip with day passes to hotel & resort pools around Houston

The Texas-shaped lazy river at Marriott Marquis | Courtesy of Marriott International

Jump into some summer fun with a day pass to pools, patios, and outdoor spaces at hotels and resorts around Houston.

We’re officially into summer in Houston, which makes finding the best spots around town to cool off and enjoy a dip in the pool a high priority. But fear not, because Houston is home to dozens of pools and places to unwind at its many hotels and resorts around town.

What’s more is that you don’t need to be an overnight guest at the hotel in order to enjoy amenities when you book a day pass through the hotel and other partner sites, like ResortPass. We’ve narrowed down to some of the best spots in town where you can take a lap on the lazy river, sip on tropical drinks, and perfect your tan for summer 2022.

In addition to finding pool passes in the heart of and around Houston and the Woodlands, you’ll also find daycation pool passes during your travels outside of Houston—like in and around Austin and the Hill Country, the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, San Antonio, South Padre Island, New Orleans, plus around the United States, Mexico, Canada, and beyond

Please note that day pass prices and availability are subject to change based on booking date, demand, and at the facility’s discretion. If you make a purchase following links on this page, 365 Houston may receive a small share of the sale at no additional cost to you.

11 Day Passes for Pools in Greater Houston

Downtown Houston

Four Seasons Hotel Houston

The Rooftop pool at Four Seasons makes for a relaxing daycation | Courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Unwind at the Four Seasons Houston‘s stunning rooftop pool surrounded by Downtown skyscrapers, which includes access to the hot tub, along with food and drink service from the Pool Deck Cafe. Upgrade to the Cabana Suite (up to 4 people) and enjoy an outside patio with seating, plus a private poolside suite with bed and bathroom from 10am to 6pm. $50 for ages 3 and up; free for ages under 3; $350 for a Cabana Suite. 11am to 6pm daily. Order now or learn more.

Marriott Marquis Houston

The Texas-shaped lazy river at Marriott Marquis Houston | Courtesy of Marriott International

The centerpiece of this popular pool is the Texas-shaped lazy river on the 6th floor of the hotel, which also includes a heated infinity pool, towel service, and food and beverages available for purchase. The Marriott Marquis also offers a spa pass that includes access to the steam room and relaxation lounge ($40 to $75), or several passes that provide amenities for groups of 2 up to 10. Pool hours are 9am to 10pm daily; spa hours are 9:30am to 6:30pm daily. Order now or learn more.

Hyatt Regency Houston

Swim among the skyscrapers at Hyatt Regency Houston | Courtesy of Hyatt Regency Houston

In the heart of Downtown, you’ll find this rooftop pool nestled among skyscrapers, with fresh bites, craft beer and cocktails available at the nearby LobbiBar. Day passes start at $25; free for ages 12 and under. Order now or learn more.

The East End

El Segundo Swim Club in the East End

Courtesy of El Segundo Swim Club

In the East End, this 21+ swim club offers an alternative to the resort pools with an outdoor pool, lounge chairs and hammocks, full bar service, towel and sunscreen service, and private cabanas for rent. General day passes are $29.99, with options available for day bed rentals (2 to 4 people) and cabana reservations (10 to 12 people). Saturdays 11am to sunset; Sundays noon to sunset. Order now or learn more.

Medical Center

Hilton Houston Plaza in Medical Center

Rooftop pool at Hilton Houston Plaza in Medical Center | Photo courtesy of Hilton Hotels and Resorts

This rooftop pool offers skyline views, food and beverage service, and access to the fitness center. $35 for ages 14 and up; $15 for ages 3 to 12; free for ages under 3. 7am to 9pm daily. Order now or learn more.

Uptown / Galleria & the Energy Corridor

Omni Houston Hotel Galleria

Pool at Omni Houston Galleria | Photo courtesy of Omni Hotels and Resorts

The luxurious Omni Houston Hotel Galleria in Uptown features 2 outdoor pools, a state-of-the-art fitness center, plus food and craft cocktails from the Birdies Café and Bar. Upgrade to the VIP Wellness Day Pass and receive a 50-minute massage or facial, a complimentary beverage, and access to the Mokara Spa relaxation lounge, hot tub, dry sauna, and steam room. $50 for an adult day pass; $150 for a VIP day pass. Pool hours are 9am to 10pm daily; spa hours are Thursday to Sunday 10am to 6pm. Order now or learn more.

Hyatt Regency Houston West

Pool at Hyatt Regency Houston West | Photo courtesy of Hyatt Regency Houston West

Along the Katy Freeway, wedged between Beltway 8 and Highway 6, Hyatt Regency’s Energy Corridor location offers access to a sleek outdoor pool, hot tub, and fitness center, plus small bites and beverages at its Over The Counter market. Day passes range from $15 to $25 for adults; $15 to $20 for ages 3 to 12; free for ages under 3. 6am to 10pm daily. Order now or learn more.

Grand Tuscany Hotel

Escape to this jewel of a pool at the Grand Tuscany Hotel near Spring Branch | Courtesy of Grand Tuscany Hotel

Located along Highway 290, this turquoise escape at the Tuscany offers a 350-foot lazy river, a resort-style pool, poolside cabanas, and food options from Barista Cafe, Brasserie Restaurant and the Venetian Bar & Grille. Day passes start at $35, with cabana and poolside tables starting at $300 for larger groups. Order now or learn more.

The Woodlands

The Woodlands Resort

Main pool at The Woodlands Resort | Photo courtesy of The Woodlands Resort

At this resort, you’ll have access to the Forest Oasis Waterpark which features 2 pools, 30-ft waterslides, a lazy river, and kiddie pool with children’s splash pad. Plus, there are 3 whirlpools, tennis courts and bicycles available for rental, food and beverage service, and ice cream on the weekends. Packages are available with additional amenities for groups of up to 6 people ($400 to $600) and up to 10 people ($800 to $1000). $55 to $70 for ages 16 and up; $45 to $60 for ages 3 to 15; free for ages under 3. Pool hours are 9am to 10pm daily; slide and other amenity hours vary. Order now or learn more.

The Westin at the Woodlands Waterway

The rooftop pool at Westin in the Woodlands | Courtesy of Westin Hotels & Resorts

If you have a group ready for some fun in the sun, then this rooftop pool overlooking the Woodlands Waterway is hard to beat, with cabanas available for up to 6 people, plus poolside food and beverage service on the weekends. Cabanas start at $200, with deluxe cabanas featuring additional amenities available for $500. 6am to 10pm daily. Order now or learn more.

Margaritaville Lake Resort on Lake Conroe

The Jimmy Buffet-inspired resort is full of swimming and family fun activities | Courtesy of Margaritaville on Lake Conroe

The Jimmy Buffet-inspired resort on Lake Conroe features a 3-acre water park with lazy river, splash zone and private beach, plus a heated infinity pool, hot tubs, and food and drink available for purchase. Plus, once you go pruny, you can hop out and ebnjoy mini golf, the Fin City Arcade, or take to the courts for tennis, pickleball or basketball. Day passes start at $59, with cabanas available for $200. Order now or learn more.

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A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins keeps an eye out for all sorts of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and much more while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston.