8639 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles (310) 645-0400; customhotel.com
There’s no cover charge to get in, and if you can secure a cabana poolside, you’re set for a hip party. The bi-level pool bar and grill also features an outdoor fire pit, stadium seating and nightly DJs. Monday through Friday open at 5 p.m., 12 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday Happy Hour is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday is Reggae Splash N’ Fridays, Saturday Pool Party starts at 1 p.m. and Sunday Pool Fest also begins at 1 p.m.
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
7000 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles (323) 466-7000; hollywoodroosevelt.com
From 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and then again from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., chill at the Tropicana bar, sippin’ and even dippin’ in the historic hotel’s David Hockney pool.
Recess Sundays at the Renaissance Hotel
1755 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood (323) 856-1200; renaissancehollywood.com
Every Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., you can party in your swimwear to DJ MisterE (Kandy Kruise, Playboy Mansion) spinning hip-hop, Top 40, house and mashup.
The Standard Rooftop Bar
550 S. Flower St., Downtown (213) 892-8080; standardhotels.com
The rooftop of the Standard boasts a fantastic view, heated pool, red AstroTurf deck, dance floor, outdoor fireplace, vibrating waterbed pods, nightly DJs and delicious sliders and pomme frites. Daily from 12 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
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