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This glam rooftop scene on the 19th floor of The Statler is made for fruity drinks — and fun photos — with a view that’s been called one of the most Instagrammable of downtown. Plus, did we say there’s a hot pool scene.



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The scene: A glamorous rooftop pool and bar combined with the most Instagrammable view of the Dallas skyline.

How to get in: Open to the public with no cover charge.

What to drink: A champagne toast seems appropriate as you look out over your city. If bubbles aren’t your thing, the bar also offers wine, beer, and cocktails.

Hours and location: The pool is open 11a.m. to 9 p.m. every day, while the bar runs 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday. 1914 Commerce St., 214-459-3930.

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A relative newcomer to the scene, Waterproof at the Statler Hotel has all the appeal of a rooftop under the expansive Downtown skyline with the added panache of a pool. It’s only been open since January, but the 19th-floor spot has already skyrocketed to the top of Dallas’ most popular hangouts in no time. Pro tip: during the weekend rush, there can be nearly a hundred people waiting in line to ascend the elevators, so get there extra early to ensure a spot.

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We’ve been excited about all the noise surrounding the Statler for a while, but if you haven’t checked it out yet, now’s the time: Its latest addition is a pool bar by day (hotel guests only) and a rooftop lounge by night (open to the public). Order the Water Front, a summer-ready blend of rum, house-made jam, lime, mint and bubbly.

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This may be another pool deck, but the public is always welcome because it has one of Dallas' newest line-too-long-to-wait-in-but-you-do-anyway kind of bars. If you go on a weekend, expect a wait. You'll need a refreshing cocktail once you make it up there.

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Statler Hotel is shaping up to be a tasty slice of downtown Dallas with new speakeasy and diner

Waterproof: A rooftop bar and lounge promising a pool and 360-degrees views of downtown Dallas. It's located on the 19th floor of the hotel. Expect DJs to perform and "resort-style service" with craft cocktails.

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