Just within driving minutes of  Sierra Towers are awesome hotel pool destinations.  Los Angeles hotel pools with a variety of oases to pick from, complete with cold cocktails and fun summer parties.  This is our top 10 favorite hotel pools in Los Angeles Summer 2013:

Top 10 Los Angeles hotel pools

1. Hollywood Roosevelt

7000 Hollywood Blvd, LA
(323) 466-7000

One of our favorite places to visit that definitely makes the top of our best Los Angeles hotel pools.  Located in the heart of Hollywood and rejuvenated by a $30 million renovation, this historic hotel hosts the Tropicana Pool. A significant and ornate mural by artist David Hockney lies on the pools bottom while LA’s hottest starlets and elite party float on top. Fire pits, flaming drinks, and famous dining are part of the fanfare each night. Especially well known for its popular Tuesday night parties, you won’t want to miss.

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Hollywood Roosevelt

2. SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills

465 S. La Cienega Blvd., LA
(310)247-0400

The Altitude Pool and SLS is not only luxurious and extravagant but the views from this six story setting are spectacular to say the least. Enjoy the dreamlike setting with full pool concierge, valet and exotic chef fare.  A private cabana awaits you equipped with DVD, TV and minibar for your convenience, privacy and pleasure.

SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills

SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills

3. The Standard Downtown LA

550 S. Flower St., LA
(213) 892-8080

Number three out of our top 10 Los Angeles hotel pools is located in the heart of downtown, this boutique hotel offers a variety of accommodations and amenities including a rooftop pool with mountain and city views. The summertime scene is rocking with DJ’s and bands. The pool is heated year round and if you forget your suit there is a Quiksilver bikini and board short vending machine on site. Biergarten, waterbed pods, dance floor, fireplace and bar are all part of the poolside experience.

The Standard Downtown LA

The Standard Downtown LA

4. Thompson Beverly Hills

9360 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
(310) 273-1400

Hang at the hip and stunning roof top pool and lounge called the ABH (Above Beverly Hills). Only open to hotel guests it’s worth splurging on a sleek and luxurious hotel room to enjoy lounging poolside with a cocktail on the sunny star studded deck.

Thompson Beverly Hills

Thompson Beverly Hills

5. W Hollywood

6250 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
(323) 798-1300

This iconic rooftop pool called the WET deck, is located high above Hollywood and Vine near the Kodak Theatre. This Las Vegas style scene is so popular even guests of the hotel sometimes have to wait in line to get a piece of the sunshine. The dress code is “upscale beachwear” and there are certain days and hours that no one is allowed under the age of 21.

W Hollywood

W Hollywood

6. Petit Ermitage

8822 Cynthia St West Hollywood., CA 90069‎
(310) 854-1114

Cozy couches and cabanas, sunken fireplace, indoor/outdoor lounging spaces and 360 degree views are all part of the wonder and pleasures of this private rooftop club. A heated saltwater pool surrounded by creative garden areas that attract hummingbirds and butterflies. In fact, Petit Ermitage rooftop is recognized and a sanctuary by the National Wildlife Federation.

Petit Ermitage

Petit Ermitage

7. Custom Hotel

8639 Lincoln Blvd., LA
(310) 645-0400

Chic interior Los Angeles hotel pools design and LAX close, staying near the airport has never been as glamorous and this Joie de Vivre hotel is surprisingly stylish. The stadium style pool deck is large and loaded with cocktail partiers and dancers swinging to the beat and rhythm of the DJ’s. Deck33 Bar and Restaurant offers casual dining with Pacific Rim influenced Cuisine.

Custom Hotel

Custom Hotel

8. Viceroy Hotel

1819 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 260-7500

Cameo Bar is a renowned destination for locals and visitors located near the Viceroy lobby and poolside Los Angeles hotel pools. The bar is great but the pool is breathtaking… not one, but two plunge pools with cabanas for your lounging pleasure. Lots of nightlife on the weekends around the pool makes for a fun and energizing scene. The staff and ambiance will exceed your expectations.

Viceroy Hotel los angeles hotel pools

Viceroy Hotel

9. Mondrian

8440 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 650-8999

Enjoy stunning views around the amazing and beautifully designed pool featuring underwater music and teak deck. This outdoor pool and living room area is lushly landscaped with fragrant flowers, tall trees and vibrant vines. Relax in the comfortable teak and wicker furniture. At night, all is transformed with magical dramatic lighting. The Skybar is the place to party and Wednesday nights from 10pm to 2am you can stay for a late night swim.

Mondrian

Mondrian

10. The London

1020 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 854-1111

Stylish and chic accommodations and sophisticated service are experienced everyday at this award-winning Los Angeles hotel pools. The rooftop pool designed by Gordon Ramsey, allows you to relax and soak in the California sunshine. Perfect vistas and culinary cuisine are yours morning, noon, and night. As the sun fades, the pool deck comes alive. Glamour, nightlife and fashion merge into one. Wednesday nights welcomes non-hotel guests to share in the London’s swanky cosmopolitan scene.

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The London