A secret NYC rooftop pool retreat in Soho, the plunge pool is perfect for basking in the summer sun. It’s The James New Yorks’ sexiest and most coveted feature. Surrounded by inspiring views of the city skyline, the rooftop boasts a concrete “halo” roof that frames the pool deck, teak decking, an outdoor shower and plush outdoor chaise lounges.

Pool Hours:

  1. Monday: 8 AM – 5 PM
  2. Tuesday: 9AM – 5PM
  3. Wednesday: 8AM – 5PM
  4. Thursday: 9AM – 5PM
  5. Friday: 8AM – 5PM
  6. Saturday: 8AM – 3PM
  7. Sunday: 8AM – 3PM
  8. Memorial Day through Labor Day

On weeknights at 5PM and weekends at 3PM the pool closes as our rooftop bar and lounge, JIMMY, opens to the public.


Part of our Urban Wellness programming, The James has partnered with Serene SOCIAL – an unparalleled yoga escape, the ultimate calming experience in the heart of the city. Classes are complimentary for our female guests on Thursdays at 8am from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Please contact the concierge to reserve a spot.


On designated Tuesdays this summer, guests and locals are invited to participate in a 45-minute ReinventYOU workout class led by senior ChaiseFitness instructors on the rooftop, boasting 360 degree views of Manhattan. Classes will be complimentary for guests and take place at 8AM on the following dates: 6/16, 6/30, 7/14, 7/28, 8/18, 8/25. Space is limited so please contact the concierge in advance to secure a spot.