19 hotels with rooftop swimming pools in Nairobi open during COVID

We are suckers for the views you can get from a rooftop swimming pool! Today we bring you 19 hotels with rooftop swimming pools in Nairobi, with clarifications on those open during COVID, heated swimming pools and more!

1. Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi

It is a 5-star hotel located in Westlands Chiromo road. Villa Rosa Kempinski has an outdoor heated pool- perfect for enjoying the fine Kenyan weather while doing some laps. All the guests and the Fitness Centre members have free access to the swimming pool and the fitness area. 

The gym is open from 6 am – 8 pm daily.

The swimming rates are 3000 per person for 2hours for both adults and children.

2. Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel

It’s a 3-star hotel located at 6th Muranga Road, Off Moi Avenue. It is not a heated pool.

Swimming rates are adults 1500 and children 750.

3. Four points by Sheraton Nairobi Hurlingham

It is a 4-star hotel located at Argwings Kodhek Road, Hurlingham. The pool is heated. It’s a very beautiful hotel with amazing ambience.

Swimming rates are 1500 adults and 500 for kids for two hours.

The operating hours: Mon-Sun: 06:00 AM – 06:00 PM.

4. Four points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport

The hotel is a 4-star hotel. It is located in 9042/1044vTower Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. It has a heated pool, though only open to the hotel residents. It’s open from 8am-8pm.

5. Sankara Hotel Nairobi

The hotel is a 5-star hotel. It is located at 05 Woodvale Grove Westlands.It has a heated pool, though only open to the hotel residents. It’s operating hours are Mon-Sun: 06:00 AM – 06:00 PM

6. Magna Hotel and Suites

The hotel is a 4-star hotel. It is located at Gigiri, United Nations Crescent.It has a heated pool, though only open to the hotel residents. The operating hours are from 6am-7pm.

7. Emara Hotel Ole Sereni

It is a 3-star upscale hotel offering views of the Nairobi National park. When enjoying your swimming, the view is spectacular. It is located along Mombasa road, 20 mins from Nairobi CBD. Due to covid though, swimming is not operational.

8. Trademark hotel

Located in the Village market. It is a 4-star hotel. 

Swimming rates are 2,000 for an adult and 1000 per child.

The operating hours are 10am to 6pm. It is inside one of the most popular malls in Nairobi, the Village Market.

9. Cloud Nine at Clarence House

It is a restaurant located in Westlands, at the rooftop of Clarence House Hotel.

It is a beautiful place indeed.


Swimming rates include children below 9 years is 500 and everyone above 10years is 1000.

10. King’s Suites

Located in Kipande rd, near Ngara. It is just a few minutes’ walk to the CBD. The hotel was closed and it was converted to Airbnb’s. The pool is amazing over-looking the city and the restaurant meals are yummy.

You can swim anytime when staying there. The pool is free for residents.

11. Golden Tulip Westlands Nairobi

It is a 4-star hotel. Located in 65 Muthithi Rd, Nairobi. It is 3km from the CBD, Nairobi. Swimming rate is 1000 per person. Beautiful location in Nairobi.

12. Park Inn by Radisson Nairobi Westlands

It is a 4-star hotel located in Westlands, Waiyaki Way. The hotel has amazing decor. The rooftop pool has a bar and you get to see the amazing Nairobi city views. The pool is only accessible to residents.

13. Coral Bells by Tsavo Kiambu

It is located in Kiambu road, a place called Thindigua. There are quite a number of shopping malls around like Kiambu mall, and Supermarkets. These are Airbnbs apartments, and when you are there, the pool is free to use.

14. Makel Suites and Lounge

If you are looking for some privacy, this is the place to visit. It is located on Sixth Parklands Avenue, Nairobi. It has a heated pool. The place has a jacuzzi, a gym, a supermarket too.

15. Swiss Lenana Mount Hotel

It is a 3-star hotel. Located at Ralph Bunche Rd, around Kilimani. It is near the Nairobi Arboretum. The view from the pool is breath-taking. The pool is for the Hotel residents only and not open to the public.

16. Highland suites

It is a 3-star hotel. Located at Chania Avenue, Nairobi. Nestled in the heart of the serene Kilimani area, Highlands Suites is the ideal place for short stays and extended or long stays in Nairobi. 

It is a five-minute walk to premium malls such as Yaya Centre, Adlife, Prestige Plaza, the Junction and the French School among other high-end shops where you can access banking and ATM Services.

The pool is for the Hotel residents only and not open to the public.

17. DusitD2 Nairobi

It is a 5-star hotel. Located in 14 Riverside. This upscale hotel with landscaped gardens is 2 km from National Museums of Kenya and 3 km from State House. There’s also a fitness room, and an outdoor, rooftop plunge pool with red tiles and a bar. The spa area offers massages and wellness treatments.

18. Hilton Hotel (CBD)

It is a 4-star hotel, located at the heart of Nairobi City Centre at Mama Ngina. When in the City, you can pass by the hotel and enjoy their meals and the pool.

Though the rooftop infinity pool is for hotel residents only. It has a verybeautiful view.

19. Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport

It is a 4-star hotel located near the Jomo Kenyatta Airport Mombasa Road. If you have early flights, it would be ideal to spend the night there. Or if you arrive the Nairobi City early in the morning.

The infinity pool is breath-taking and available for use by the hotel residents.