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5 Nashville Hotel Pools You Can Visit, No Overnight Stay Required

From wave pools and retro hangs to club vibes with rotating DJs, cool off from that summer heat here

1. W Nashville's Wet Deck

W Nashville's Wet Deck boasts the title of the largest hotel pool deck in Nashville. It's also the newest. At a whopping 10,000 square feet, this social hub offers private cabanas, tables, and day loungers for reservation for non-hotel guests. It also touts a dedicated Sunset Bar serving up cocktails, poolside bites, and rotating DJs on weekends.

2. The Pool Club at Virgin Nashville

The Virgin's Pool Club's rooftop restaurant and bar is an oasis in Nashville, perched on the hotel's 14th floor with impressive views of historic Music Row. Available for mid-week reservations: day beds, poolside sofas, and private poolside cabanas rent for $100, with food and beverage minimums for each. Grab your shades and relax poolside with plenty of rosè mimosas, lobster rolls, and live entertainment alongside the hotspot's daily "dinner at dusk". 

3. The Governor's Pool at The Graduate Nashville's White Limozeen

The Graduate Nashville's White Limozeen just launched a new splash pass, so local residents get can get in on the fun at the popular pink-splashed ode to the Queen herself — Dolly Parton. The Summer Splash Pass is $125 a month ($375 total), and pass holders get free priority pool reservations Monday thru Wednesday based on availability. They also receive an early window at the public rate Thursday through Sunday, a welcome cocktail/non-alcoholic beverage at each visit, towel and water service, plus 10% off White Limozeen food and beverage. 

4. The Dive Motel & Swim Club

Avoid downtown and slip into the 1970s at the East Nashville weekend hotspot. The Dive Motel's Disco ball-crowned bar and retro-inspired pool are open to the public daily. Pool passes are sold at the front desk on a first-come, first-served basis. Private cabana rentals can be booked in advance on Resy for 4-hour blocks until 6:30 p.m. Bring your own towel and sunscreen.

5. Gaylord Opryland's SoundWaves

Fusing water and music with amenities and activities harmoniously, SoundWaves offers an experience unique to Music City. It features four acres of indoor and outdoor water and dining attractions, creating an upscale modern oasis for all visitors that redefines the traditional “water park” experience. Party rooms are currently the only way to experience the Gaylord Opryland's water attraction without an overnight stay. Available for eight to 30 people, party rooms begin at $45 per person and include all-day access to SoundWaves, pizza, non-alcoholic drinks, and parking passes. 

  • White Limozeen's Governor's Pool at the Graduate Nashville
  • W Nashville's Wet Deck
  • The Pool Club at Virgin Hotels Nashville
  • The Dive Motel & Swim Club
  • SoundWaves at Gaylord Opryland