Lafayette Hotel - San Diego Boutique Hotel - San Diego, CA, 92104, USA

The Famed Weissmuller Pool

Your Neighborhood Pool in North Park San Diego

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At 65 years old, 600,000 gallons, and almost 50 meters long, the Weissmuller Pool is a Southern California attraction in and of itself. The pool is rumored to have been designed by former Tarzan and not so shabby swimmer Johnny Weissmuller in 1946. But the legends don't end there. In the 1940's while training here for her then record breaking swim across the English Channel, San Diego native Florence Chadwick noted the "Olympic pool" is actually two inches shy of the official length. Well, it turns out one of the boards was placed incorrectly as they poured the terrazzo. We promise you won't even notice.

Today the pool is continuously voted as one of the best in San Diego, remaining a top draw of the hotel and neighborhood. Over recent years the pool’s popularity has exploded, making it a summertime Mecca for locals and even LA residents looking to unwind. In fact, people love the pool so much that it now plays regular host to DJ's, bands, and events on a regular basis.

For the right price, we'll even allow you to use it for pretty much any type of event imaginable. Interested? Drop us a line here.

Swim Club Memberships

Join the LAFAYETTE HOTEL SWIM CLUB, where a Swim Club is only the beginning. Relax and unwind with many exciting discounts.
***SWIM CLUB HOURS OF OPERATION: 7AM - 7PM (DAILY)***
• 10% OFF Room Rates (Best Available Rate)
• 15% OFF Food at Hope 46 American Classic
• Monthly newsletter with discounts from Imig’s Kitchen & Bar, Events, and more!
• Swim Club Member of the Month (Bi-Annual, Annual Members)
• Swim Club Member Appreciation Month (Monthly, Bi-Annual, Annual Members)

Adult Membership Fees
• Daily $15
• Monthly $75
• Bi-Annual (6-Month) $175
• Annual (12-Month) $275

Child (Ages 12 & Under) Membership Fees
• Daily $5
• Monthly $25
• Bi-Annual (6-Month) $75
• Annual (12-Month) $175

Please note that we do not have a lifeguard on duty and children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult for safety purposes.

You can download the Swim Club Membership Application here.

Sunday Pool Parties at The Lafayette 1:00 - 5:00pm

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Rip Carson

"Rip Carson formed his first band at the age of eleven in West Virginia. He was influenced by his uncle who also played in a rockabilly band known as "Bill Sykes and the Rhythmeers." This early influence and the fact that he has been singing since he was born have helped him be constantly on the rise in today's rockabilly scene."

"For anyone that has seen him play, they know that Rip Carson's stage presence is one of the wildest in history. Rip Carson accounts for this by saying '...man when I hear the music it makes me insane, it is the original devils music. It is just as savage and shocking as it was when it was first introduced.'"

Rip Carson will be performing at The Lafayette on the following dates:

• Sunday May 4, 2014
• Sunday May 18, 2014
• Sunday June 1, 2014
• Sunday June 15, 2014
• Sunday June 29, 2014
• Sunday July 13, 2014
• Sunday July 27, 2014
• Sunday August 10, 2014
• Sunday August 24, 2014

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Roy Rapid & the Rhythm Rock Trio

Formed in early 2010, Roy Rapid and the Rhythm Rock Trio hail from San Diego, California. The group is comprised of Christopher Soltero, (Vocals & Rhythm Guitar), Benjamin McCarthy, (Lead Guitar), David Vazquez, (Upright Bass) and Fernando Hermosillo, (Drums).

San Diego Reader Music Critic Bart Mendoza describes the group as... “Mixing country, roots rock and rockabilly. Roy Rapid and the Rhythm Rock Trio have come up with an authentic sound that captures their musical heroes. The band strives for an authenticity that extends from vintage gear, to their dress, as they turn out nice originals in the spirit of their influences. With excellent musicianship and smooth-crooning from Rapid, this band is a lot of fun to watch and listen to."

Roy Rapid & the Rhythm Rock Trio will be performing at The Lafayette on the following dates:

• Sunday May 11, 2014
• Sunday May 25, 2014
• Sunday June 8, 2014
• Sunday June 22, 2014
• Sunday July 6, 2014
• Sunday July 20, 2014
• Sunday August 3, 2014
• Sunday August 17, 2014
• Sunday August 31, 2014

April Dive In Movies

Poolside movies happening all summer long! We suggest showing up around 7:00pm and grab some snacks and a drink or two. Movies start when the sun goes down!

April 10th, 11th, 12th The Goonies

April 17th, 18th The Addams Family

April 24th, 26th Ghostbusters

*No movies scheduled for April 19th and 25th due to private hotel events.

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