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6 Reasons To Bring Your Swimsuit To Indianapolis

By , September 21st, 2016

You wouldn’t necessarily think to bring your swimsuits for your family vacation in the landlocked city of Indianapolis. The city has a ton to offer for visitors who are big and small–  but there is nothing kids love more than staying at hotels with pools! Here is our list of the top Indianapolis hotels that also have pools.

Hotels with pools Indianapolis

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Conrad Indianapolis

Conrad Indianapolis indoor pool

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This pool might be indoors but there will be no lack of light streaming in through the skylights. You’ll want to stay for the poolside beverage service provided to tired parents who just want to relax on the lounge chairs while watching the kids race each other in the lap pool. Book the Family Fun package and enjoy Indy on a full tummy with the included breakfast and in-room WiFi.

Indianapolis Embassy Suites

Indianapolis Embassy Suites pool

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This hotel is located a few blocks from several of the major kid-friendly sites of Indianapolis including the Children’s Museum, the Zoo and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which is all the places you’ll be hanging out when you’re not in your hotel bed. Its hotel pool isn’t anything too fancy but there’s enough space for cannonballs. Breakfast is included and if you’re looking for something stronger after a long day, look no further than the hotel lobby for the complimentary cocktail hour.

Sheraton Indianapolis City Center

Hotels with pools Sheraton Indianapolis

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You’ll feel absolutely cosmopolitan on this beautiful rooftop pool that ensures you’ll be able to work on your tan while your kids tire themselves out doing underwater handstands. It has a beautiful view of Monument Circle and downtown Indianapolis. It’s a great spot to stay during your Indianapolis family vacation!

Baymont Inn and Suites Indianapolis

Baymont Inn and Suites Indianapolis - Pool - Indianapolis, IN

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The sheer convenience of the Baymont makes it a perfect spot to spend some vacation time with your family. Kids under 17 stay free and can swim in the lovely indoor pool while you soak away your woes in the hot tub. Breakfast in the morning is free as well as well as the WiFi in every room. The hotel is pet-friendly too in case you’re bringing the family dog.

Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis indoor pool

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This elegant and well-appointed hotel is half a block from Monument Circle in the center of Indianapolis moments away from several major sports venues for the little wannabe athlete in your life. Visit the Conseco Fieldhouse, the Lucas Oil Stadium and the Victory Field without ever having to get in your car. They have a cute little pool that will suffice to appease the pool-seeking needs of your kids-plenty of room for somersault competitions! See more information here!

Omni Severin

Omni Severin Indianapolis pool indoor fitness center

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The beautiful and elegant Omni Severin was built in 1913, making it one of the oldest hotels in Indianapolis. Stay at this hotel which finds itself on the Historic Hotels of America register. While the beautiful historic features remain, a modern pool will entertain the kids longer than the architecture! Kids will also get free milk and cookies and can borrow toys, books, and games–after all, someone else’s toys are always more exciting than your own!

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*This article was updated September 2016 after being originally published August 4th, 2014