The Polynesian Room was in the Yankee Clipper hotel, which opened in 1956. The hotel still stands, but the Polynesian Room closed sometime in the mid-'70s. It had seating for 300, and a full Polynesian floor show. The architect for the Yankee Clipper also designed the nearby Mai-Kai
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. The hotel still has a nautical-themed bar, the Wreck Bar, that dates from the same time as the Polynesian Room. The Wreck bar has a window that looks into the hotel's swimming pool, and at one time the hotel had "mermaids" swimming there to entertain guests of the bar.