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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel  

 
 
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Floor 52, Bankside, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London SE1 9SY
 
 
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6am-8pm (exclusively to hotel guests), non-hotel guests can enjoy the Skypool as part of Gong from 8.30pm
 

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High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre heated Skypool offers a tranquil escape for guests of the Shangri-La Hotel (staying at the luxury hotel for a dizzying £450 per night). At night the separation screens are drawn back as the sun sets and the pool becomes part of Gong, the hotel's hip bar and the highest place to sip cocktails in London. The pool is overshadowed by an oversized 'paint scroll' which appears to float overhead as swimmers do their lengths while looking west across the City, taking in views of St Paul's Cathedral, the London Eye and Westminster. If you really want to push the boat out, the 30-cover poolside area can also be hired for the most spectacular sky-high party.

 

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Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
30 minutes walk
 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
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Snowsfields NCP
 
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6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Level 31, The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
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London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
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London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
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