The 5 Best Hotel Pools in Seattle
Sometimes the best part of traveling is checking out the fabulous hotel pools. Luckily for Seattleites, we have some of the most luxurious pools in our backyard so no need to travel far to enjoy these pools. Some pools even let non-guests enjoy their properties for a small fee or a spa booking.
The Four Seasons has the city's only outdoor infinity pool with stunning views to match. Located within blocks of Pike Place Market, The Four Seasons Hotel offers a resort-in-the-city vibe for locals looking for a great staycation. Heated to 84 degrees, the INFINITY pool offers amazing views of the Seattle skyline, Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains along with the Seattle Great Wheel, Elliott Bay and the Seattle-Bremerton ferry run. From June to September, weather permitting, the bar offers a poolside food & drink menu. Warm up along side the fire pit and Jacuzzi on cooler nights. The INFINITY pool + bar is an amenity for hotel guests and residents, but patrons of The Spa at Four Seasons can get access to the pool with a spa treatment package.
The Fairmont Olympic Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Seattle. It is a historic landmark, and is located near the Pike Place Market. The pool is part of the fitness area, and is large enough to swim laps. It is 42 feet long by 16 feet wide, and indoors. Its depth is 2.5 to 4.5 feet deep. The pool is enclosed in glass, and offers views of other historic buildings. A small pair of waterfalls into the pool set it apart from other hotels in the city. The spa whirlpool is located next to the pool, 20 feet by 14 feet, and a 103 degrees. The hotel offers men’s and women’s locker rooms with showers, and a sauna.
The pool at the Hyatt at Olive 8 features a 65-foot indoor saline lap pool which is sure to please almost any swimmer. Saline pools don't have chlorine so guests don't have to deal with chlorine smell, red eyes or itchy skin. The floor to ceiling windows offer up beautiful views to guests as they relax in the Jacuzzi or swim laps. Locker rooms also offer a sauna and steam room. The facilities are available for use by hotel guests, fitness members, and anyone booking a spa service at elaia spa. The spa offers offers 6 or 9 month memberships at $115/month (with no initiation fee) and includes a monthly facial, body scrub/wrap or massage session, plus an additional complimentary signature massage or facial with each membership and full access to the facilities on the day of the appointment. Now that is a deal and a great way to enjoy this beautiful pool!
Located in lower Queen Anne, this boutique hotel's pool is decorated in fun, bright colors with a pineapple design. The 22 foot long by 14 foot wide pool is the perfect place to relax after exploring the Seattle Center or take up residence in the colorful chairs that dot the deck. The Maxwell Hotel pool is limited to hotel guests only but this family and dog friendly hotel is just the place for a fun staycation.
While technically not in Seattle, this pool is too good to pass up! The Northshore Lagoon located in the McMeniman's Anderson School in Bothell is a full-size swimming pool heated to 88-90 degrees. Surrounded by lush plants, this indoor, Olympic-length, saltwater pool is tons of fun. Hotel guests and Bothell residents can use the facilities for free while non-residents pay a small fee. After a dip in the warm pool waters, guests can also enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants or take in a movie at the theater in the hotel.