Summertime on DC’s Hottest Rooftop!

The Liaison Washington Capitol Hill offers a premier rooftop pool and lounge — the only open-air rooftop bar on Capitol Hill! 

2019 Events: jam out with District Karaoke, dance at sunset with Bachata Brunch, imbibe at Industry Monday’s with DC’s most talented brewers and distillers and much more.

Special Announcements:

Rooftop pool and bar will be closed Monday, August 19th for a private event.

Special Bar Hours Tues. August 20th-Fri. August 23rd: 3pm to Close

Frequently asked questions:

When is The Rooftop Pool and Bar Opening?

The rooftop bar and pool are now open, subject to mother nature’s cooperation and private events.

What are the hours of operation for the Rooftop?

Swimming Hours: 8am-8pm daily for hotel guests & cabana rentals

8am-5pm daily for day pass holders

New this year: Adult swim from 8pm-10pm. Rooftop is 21+ only after 8pm daily.

Food service:

Mon-Fri 3pm-9pm

Sat-Sun 12pm-9pm

Bar service:

Mon-Fri 12pm-close

Sat-Sun 9am-close

Who has access?

Registered hotel guests of the Liaison Washington Capitol Hill receive complimentary access to both the rooftop bar and pool. Limited day passes & cabana rentals for pool access are available to the public via Eventbrite.

The rooftop bar is open for enjoyment daily during operating hours to the public. All guests with pool access will have wristbands to identify them. Swimming will be exclusively for Hotel Guests & Day Pass Holders.

Where can I purchase a day pass or cabana?

Purchase of day passes and cabana rentals are available for purchase via Eventbrite.

Day passes are $25/weekdays and $50/weekends.

Cabana rentals are $200/weekdays and $400 weekends. Rentals allow for up to four guests.

Can I bring in outside food or drink? Can I order food on The Rooftop?

We do not allow food and drink that was not purchased at the hotel onto the rooftop. We serve a delicious array of food out of our rooftop kitchen. See the menu here.

Personal water bottles are permitted as long as they are not in glass containers

Is there a bar on the rooftop?

Of course! We offer a full bar serving our signature frozen cocktails, premium spirits, and much more!

Can I reserve seating, or a lounge chair?

Chairs and lounge chairs are first come, first serve. Any chairs left unattended for more than 30 minutes may be given to waiting hotel guests.

Can you smoke on the rooftop?

For the enjoyment and comfort of all of our guests, there is no smoking allowed on the rooftop or in any hotel rooms.

Is my best four legged friend allowed on the rooftop?

We love your dogs as much as you do but unfortunately, they are not permitted on the rooftop pool and bar. However, our pooch patio is always available and serving up some special treats for your furry friend. We also host an end of season dog swim with We The Dogs DC. Don’t miss this years hottest paw-ty!

I’d like to book an event on your rooftop. How do I do that?

Our rooftop pool and bar makes an excellent spot to celebrate your birthday, bachelor party, or quite honestly, just a perfect, sunny weekend. To book one of our VIP areas, host a private event, or schedule a pool buy-out, please contact our catering team:

Allison Balanc

For all other general inquiries, please email