Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC 4.0

West Village, New York City, New York
Pool at the Hotel Gansevoort.

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 Pool at the Hotel Gansevoort.
Greenwich Hotel's underground pool lies beneath a 250-year-old wood and bamboo Japanese farmhouse roof. It is big enough for a solid lap (but it's not Olympic size). The pool and spa were both designed by Japanese designer Mikio Shinagawa, who also designed Matsuri restaurant in New York's Maritime Hotel. The Mandarin Oriental's spectacular 75-foot pool on the 36th floor has floor-to-ceiling windows on two sides with views of the city and the Hudson River. For guests unable to use a ladder to enter the pool, there's a special chair to lift them in and out of the water. No question, the Gansevoort's guests-only, 45-foot-long rooftop pool remains its most distinctive asset. It's just over 4 feet deep, but it's heated, open 365 days a year, and has an underwater sound system. Pool at the Hotel Gansevoort. The extremely clean, 40-foot heated pool is flanked on one side by floor-to-ceiling glass windows that offer a view of the street. Lounge chairs and topiary trees border the pool's edge. Both foliage and natural light give the room a light and airy feel. Guests change in bathrooms equipped with crisp white towels, a swimsuit-drying machine, showers with toiletries, and a proper doctor's office weight scale. The Millennium UN Plaza's indoor pool has spectacular views from the 27th floor, but you'll have to take your laps before it closes at 6 p.m. on weekdays and 10 p.m. on weekends. Pool at the Millennium UN Plaza. The heated indoor pool is open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekends. Pool regulations aim to keep the pool clean. The 50-foot-long pool is shorter than regulation high-school or college pools, but still sufficient for swimming short laps. The powerful chlorine smell and high heat mean it's not a great place to hang out and relax, but it's fine for exercise or a quick splash with the kids. A pool attendant provides towels and checks in guests. Trump International Hotel & Tower's fitness center, on the basement concourse center, has a 55-foot lap pool. Hotel guests have access to the lap pool in the New York Sports Club on the 15th floor -- a difficult commodity to find in the Big Apple. There's no such thing as a free gym pass in this joint, though; it'll put you back $10.