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McMenamins North Shore Lagoon

The McMenamins North Shore Lagoon is located in Bothell on Seattle's Eastside, and is part of the McMenamins Bothell hotel complex.

Hotel guests have unlimited use of this indoor pool for free. It's also open to the general public for paid hourly sessions (check hours & admission). 

The water temperature in this saltwater swimming pool is set at 88 to 90 degrees.

Escape rainy Seattle days at this tropical-themed pool, then enjoy a few drinks upstairs at the Tiki bar and restaurant.

5 best things to do at McMenamins North Lagoon

1. Swim in the full sized pool

Bring some goggles and flippers and swim in the full sized, 112-foot pool, while listening to fun music blare out from the speakers. Swimming noodles are also provided free of charge. The pool is across the parking lot from the main hotel, and there are restrooms to shower and change in.

2.  Take a swim lesson or aqua class

Sign up for organized lessons at McMenamins North Shore Lagoon, including swimming lessons and aqua fitness classes.

3. Swim beneath the waterfalls

Swim beneath the three waterfalls that cascade from the second level.

4.  Check out the Polynesian decorations

The beautiful swimming pool at McMenamins North Shore Lagoon has a tropical atmosphere, with lush ferns and palms, bamboo fences, and Polynesian statues.

5.  Visit the South Seas Pub upstairs

Wander upstairs to the Tiki themed South Seas Pub, while enjoying great views of the pool.  

The entrance to the McMenamins North Shore Lagoon and tiki bar is at the main parking lot.

The restaurant decor creates an amazing ambiance. There are intricate carvings, Polynesian statues and masks, and teak lined interiors from Balinese fishing boats. Indulge in tropical cocktails and 80 types of rum, while ordering delicious comfort food like poke bowls, coconut prawns, fish tacos and island sliders. There's even a kid's menu!

Check out all the action in the swimming pool below, from the comfort of your table. The pool used to be part of the old junior high school in Bothell.

Choose from tables or booths in this dimly lit restaurant, with tapa lamps that emit an orange glow.

Or take a seat in the bar area.


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