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TWA Hotel Now Charging Non-Hotel Guests to Access Observation Deck & Pool

July 28, 2019
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TWA Hotel Now Charging Non-Hotel Guests to Access Observation Deck & Pool
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Travelers passing through JFK hoping to take a dip in the pool at the TWA Hotel will now have to pay up before taking a plunge.

The TWA Hotel has begun charging all non-hotel guests to access the stunning pool and observation deck, as reported by One Mile At A Time. Non-guests may access the pool by reaching a required minimum spend of at $50 plus a 20% gratuity at the pool's restaurant and bar, or by purchasing a day pass. Day pass pricing varies based on whether you visit during the week or on a weekend. Guest access remains unaffected by these changes.

The new non-hotel guest pricing is as follows:

  • Weekday Day Pass: $25
  • Weekend Day Pass: $50
  • Minimum Spend at Restaurant/Bar: $50 plus 20% gratuity

Non-guests who reach the minimum spend at the restaurant and bar will be able to access the pool without paying for a day pass. However, there is a two-hour maximum. Day passes are available from 11 AM till 11 PM. The hotel recommends that all visitors purchase a day pass via the TWA Hotel website prior to arriving at the pool.

The stunning rooftop pool at the TWA Hotel. (Image by Brendan Dorsey/The Points Guy)

Previously, the TWA Hotel allowed non-hotel guests to make a reservation at the observation deck free of charge via the TWA Hotel's website.

Related: The Rooftop Pool at The TWA Hotel is Paradise for AvGeeks

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As mentioned, registered guests staying at the hotel can still access the pool free of charge but need to make reservations for a spot at the restaurant and bar. Additionally, hotel guests can bring non-guests to the rooftop pool for $25 per person.

The TWA Hotel features a whopping 512 guest rooms. Its 10,000-square-foot observation deck features a full bar with special cocktails like the Mile High Spritz and the Watermelon Collins, and offers a food menu served from a full kitchen.

Related: First Impressions of The TWA Hotel – Spectacular, But Needs Work

The Points Guy has reached out to the TWA Hotel for comment but has not received a response.

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