Ending your day dipping in refreshing water can easily uplift your stay in Bordeaux, especially as our wine capital tends to get very hot in the summer. 

And while there are quite a few stunning beaches in the region, there’s nothing like having a pool in your hotel. In this article, you’ll find the list of the best hotels with pools in Bordeaux. 

It’s worth noting that some of the luxury hotels on this list can be quite expensive, but I’ve also featured a few more budget-friendly alternatives. If you’re seeking even more relaxation, check out my recommendations for the best spa hotels in Bordeaux

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Best hotels with pools in Bordeaux for a refreshing stay

Maison La Course

Located just next to Bordeaux’s main park, Jardin Public, Maison La Course is a romantic hidden gem you don’t want to miss. Set in a beautiful Haussmannian building, this hotel is a perfect place to enjoy the more elegant parts of Bordeaux, such as the Fondaudege and Chartrons neighborhoods

Maison La Couse offers five spacious rooms all carefully designed using a mix of old and modern.
The boutique guest house has a cozy terrace to eat your breakfast as well as a lounge area with a fireplace and comfy sofas. Its small pool is located on the rooftop and has an amazing view of the city rooftops.  While the rooms themselves don’t have a kitchen, there’s a central kitchen that all guests can use. 

Apart from the stylish decor they also pride themselves on their spa and wellness facilities. The hotel often organizes wine tastings and can help you plan a perfect stay in Bordeaux. 

Maison La Course is located within walking distance from the Grand Theatre and in proximity to many great restaurants and coffee places. 

Book your stay here

Villas Foch Boutique Hotel & Spa

For those of you looking for a luxury experience in the city center, Villas Foch is the place for you. A 5-star luxury hotel known for its spa facilities and specifically for its stunning indoor swimming pool. 

The hotel is located in one of Bordeaux’s beautiful 18th-century buildings, bursting with style and charm in every room. 

It’s located in proximity to the city center but within a quiet neighborhood. A few minutes walk will bring you to the Place des Quinconces, Jardin Public, Place de la Bourse, and the old town of Bordeaux. 

Book your stay here.

Le Palais Gallien Hôtel & Spa

Another fancy hotel with a pool in Bordeaux is Le Palais Gallien Hôtel. The 5-star hotel resides in a 19th-century building with a gorgeous facade and 18th-century limestone columns. 

The hotel offers a variety of beautiful rooms including a Prestige room with a private Jacuzzi and the 100m² Montesquieu Suite with a private cinema and sauna. 

Le Palais Gallien offers extensive spa facilities, including massages, beauty services, a jacuzzi and Turkish bath, personal trainers, and yoga classes, just to name a few.  The highlights of the hotel are its rooftop with a cocktail bar and the garden with a heated outdoor pool. 

Le Palais Gallien Hôtel & Spa in Bordeaux
Le Palais Gallien Hôtel & Spa – Lost in Bordeaux

The hotel is located in the quiet and posh Fondaudege neighborhood and has a great restaurant called La Table de Montaigne.

Book your room here.

Renaissance Bordeaux Hotel 

Moving now from Bordeaux’s historic center to one of the younger and trendier neighborhoods, Bassins a flot. The relatively new Renaissance Bordeaux is located at the port of Bordeaux, neighboring one of Bordeaux’s best markets Halles des Bacalan, and the famous wine museum, Cité du Vin

Renaissance Bordeaux Hotel features a big indoor swimming pool, a  restaurant, and a fitness center. One of its best features is its rooftop bar Gina, a popular place for cocktails in the summer

The 4-star hotel offers 149 spacious rooms and suites, all with a stunning view of either the river or the port of Bordeaux. 

Whenever you want to get to the center of Bordeaux, jump on tram B which will take you there in 10 minutes. Or you can have a pleasant walk on Bordeaux’s riverfront and get there in about 25 minutes.

Book your stay here.

Loft Luxe Hyper Centre

This is a perfect place for people who prefer an apartment over a hotel, but still desire a refreshing swim at the day’s end. The Luxe Loft with its clean modern design, features a stunning terrasse with a pool and an amazing city view. The apartment includes one big bed, perfect for a couple, a dining table, an equipped kitchen a TV, and more. 

The Luxe Loft is located in Triangle d’Or, the posh neighborhood in Bordeaux with many luxury boutiques and restaurants. 

Nearby you’ll also find the Grand Theatre, Bordeaux’s stunning opera house, and is overall perfectly located to discover Bordeaux. 

Book your stay here

B&B Maison Rosa

If you’re looking for a more cozy family-owned place, Maison Rosa is what you might be looking for. A warmly decorated guest house located in a typical Bordeaux house. There are only three guest rooms in B&B Maison Rosa so it’s a very small and cozy place. The house is designed as a family home and that’s exactly how you’ll feel staying there. 

Maison Rosa - one of the best hotels with pools in Bordeaux
Credit: Maison Rosa

In their charming garden, you’ll find an outdoor swimming pool, perfect for the hot summer days of Bordeaux. 

The guest house is located between Bordeaux’s two stunning parks Jardin Public and Parc Bordelaise. The nearest tram station is within a five-minute walk from the house, take line D and you’re in town in just a few minutes.

Book your stay here

Hôtel Maison Pavlov

Another stunning hotel offering Spa facilities with a pool is Hôtel Maison Pavlov. The hotel is located in one of Bordeaux’s best suburbs, le Bouscat, and has a direct tram line to the city center. 

The hotel offers the serenity and isolation of the countryside while only being a short tram ride from the city center. 

Hôtel Maison Pavlov is situated in a chartreuse (a French-style manor house) and offers eight rooms and suites hidden at the end of a lush garden. In the backyard, just next to the restaurant’s terrace, you’ll find the spacious heated pool. 

Maison Pavlov also has an amazing restaurant that brings many people from the city center, attracted to this calm, charming place. Everything is sourced from local farms, except for the restaurant’s aromatics and herbs, which are harvested directly from the property’s garden. 

Reserve your room or treatment here.

Is it your first time visiting Bordeaux?

If it’s your first time visiting Bordeaux I have a few articles that will help you get the best out of your first stay. Start with my 50 favorite things to do in Bordeaux followed by my ultimate guide to Bordeaux, which will get you familiar with all the “must” places to visit in the city. Also, check the guide to the Bordeaux wine region to learn how to visit the wineries of the region.

You can also get plenty of tips on things to do in the Southwest of France via Lost in Bordeaux’s social media accounts and email list, check them out here:

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