There’s no better way to beat the Arkansas heat than a day at the pool. Whether you’re a local Little Rocker who just wants to get out of the house for a little staycation, or someone who’s in town for a quick “safecation,” you’ll find all the rest and relaxation you need at these local hotel pools.
Little Rock’s newest hotel is a modern jewel in heart of Chenal Valley. Located just steps from the Promenade at Chenal shopping center, it’s the perfect spot for those looking to bounce between the pool and the mall.
Located just off Interstates 430 and 630, these two hotels couldn’t be more centrally located. The Crowne Plaza is home to the only hybrid indoor/outdoor pool in town, making it ideal for any weather. Pro tip: just across the street is Community Bakery where they make some of the best sweets in all of Arkansas!
This pair of hotels located in the Shackleford Crossing shopping district are right beside some of Little Rock’s favorite restaurants. Be sure to carve out time during your stay to visit the nearby Big Rock Fun Park, home to a mini-golf course, go-karts and bumper boats.
Famous for their fresh-made cookies, the DoubleTree is a Little Rock landmark. Located just a few blocks from the River Market Entertainment District, it’s the perfect spot for those looking to lay poolside during the day and hit up Little Rock’s nightlife scene after dark.
Conveniently located near the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, these hotels are perfect for those who want to spend their short stay in the city relaxing by the pool.
All three of these hotels stand just across the street from one another at the edge of the River Market District and offer their guests easy access to Little Rock’s restaurants and downtown attractions like the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Museum of Discovery.
The pools at these hotels make for the perfect refuge from summer temperatures and humidity. You’ll find them conveniently located near Interstate 430. While you’re there, be sure to visit the nearby Milford Track, a true hidden gem of a restaurant.
A landmark hotel in west Little Rock, the Embassy Suites is conveniently located near some of Little Rock’s best amenities including the Promenade at Chenal shopping center, Wildwood Park for the Arts and, of course, Trader Joe’s.
The closest hotel and pool combo to Arkansas’s only outlet mall, the Super 8 is perfect for those looking to spend some time relaxing at the pool after a day of shopping.
One of Little Rock’s chicest boutique hotels is made even better by its luxurious pool. Once you’re done at the pool for the day, be sure to check out the hotel’s stunning restaurant Table 28.
A landmark hotel in southwest Little Rock, the Red Roof Inn & Suites is ideal for drivers looking for a respite in Little Rock.
So there you go, 18 great options for a summer staycation complete with the ever essential swimming pool. Find more amazing staycation ideas on the Experience section of the website.