Vale Pool is a 60 foot outdoor pool with stunning views of the Manhattan skyline. Snacks, light fare, and cocktails are served poolside under the direction of award-winning Chef Andrew Carmellini.


Perched above Vale Park, Vale Pool overlooks Manhattan’s skyline, and is the longest outdoor hotel pool in Brooklyn and greater New York City.  Access to Vale Pool is limited exclusively as an amenity for guests staying at the hotel.Pool access to lounge chairs is complimentary, and available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Additionally, we offer premium seating, which can be reserved ahead of time.  These premium options include pergolas, daybeds, and cabanas; these are directly poolside and can accommodate a range of group sizes. Additional seating is available on Vale Terrace, a 5,000 sq. ft. immaculately landscaped open-air venue, which provides natural shade and resides on the pool level, while not directly poolside. To book a premium seat during your stay at the hotel, please contact [email protected]


Vale Pool’s food and beverage menus reflect the setting, offering light snacks and summery cocktails from Chef Andrew Carmellini and NoHo Hospitality Group.


Our cross-disciplinary cultural events feature established and emerging talents, from Brooklyn and beyond—each using The William Vale as their canvas in creative and unconventional ways. Discover unexpected events and unique things to do in Williamsburg, Brooklyn when you browse our calendar of events.


Extend your stay and explore our summer swim and stay packages.

What are your hours of operation?

The pool is open to hotel guests from 8am to 8pm.

Do hotel guests have to pay to use the pool?

No. Pool access and lounge chair access is complimentary to hotel guests. If, however, guests are interested in booking a day bed, pergola, or cabana, they can refer to our price list.

Can I invite friends to the pool?

Access to the pool is limited exclusively to guests staying in the hotel.

I am not staying at the hotel, but I would like to use the pool. Can I do that?

Access to Vale Pool is currently limited to guests of the hotel. Please refer to our Rooms page for booking details.

Do you serve food and drinks?

Yes. Our menu can be found here. All food and beverage at The William Vale is created by NoHo Hospitality Group and Chef Andrew Carmellini. There are additional places to eat before or after the pool, please visit our dining page.

I want to bring my kids to the pool, can I?

Children are most welcome at the pool. There is no additional fee for children under 12.

What can I do other than swim?

We have a lot going on by the pool, and around the property. Please refer to our events calendar for more details. On the pool level, we will have pool games and garden games upon availability.

What if the weather doesn’t cooperate?

We will treat any inclement weather on a case-by-case basis, and refund reservations accordingly.

Is there a lifeguard on duty?

Yes. There is a lifeguard from 8am-8pm.

Are there showers?

We provide outdoor showers, to rinse off before entering the pool. Shampoo, soap, and other beauty products are not permitted.

Are there lockers and/or changing rooms?

We do not provide lockers. All guests are responsible for their belongings. We have ample restrooms with private stalls which you may change in. For additional questions, please e-mail: [email protected]