Whether you’re searching for breathtaking scenery, glamorous settings fit for royalty or pure relaxation, hotel bars have become among some of the best in the world. We’ve compiled a list of the seven best hotel bars from around the globe, so if you’re sunbathing in Indonesia or hitting the shops of New York, there’s always a spot for a tipple.
The American Bar at the Savoy, London
Recently named the world’s best bar, The American Bar is at the forefront of the industry serving up classics with a twist, plus new and vintage creations. A favourite of the Queen mother, you too can feel like royalty as you sip on legendary cocktails and relax to the sound of an in house pianist playing American Jazz.
Rooftop Bar at The Peninsula Paris
Offering a panoramic view of Paris and its famous landmarks, the beautiful terrace at The Peninsula is one of the most elegant destinations in in the city. Catering to all, it’s the perfect setting for both dining and enjoying an array of wines and champagnes. The aviation themed interior which celebrates French pilot and adventurer, Charles Nungesser, adds to the authentic experience.
New York Grill at the Park Hyatt Tokyo
Located on Park Hyatt’s 52nd floor, New York Grill offers breathtaking views of Tokyo. With an impressive wine cellar of over 1,800 bottles, an equally vast selection of liqueurs and inventive cocktails, as well as nightly jazz and cozy ambiance, it’s the perfect place to wind down after exploring the bustling city.
The Silo Rooftop at the Silo Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa
The Silo Rooftop offers guests a relaxed experience with spectacular panoramic views of Cape Town’s harbour and mountains. Guests can pop in and relax amongst the eclectic interiors whilst enjoying a bite to eat or one of the many tasty cocktails, or head outside to enjoy poolside lounging while soaking up the African sun.
Blu Bar on 36, Shangri-La Hotel in The Rocks, Sydney
Set on the 36th floor of the Shangri-La, Blu Bar offers striking views of the Sydney harbor and opera house. Its floor to ceiling glass windows and dim lighting allow guests to fully appreciate the twinkling lights below. With a menu equally impressive as the view, the bar offers over 35 specialist cocktails and an impressive selection of Australian beers and wines.
Bemelmans Bar The Carlyle, New York
Step back in time to old-school New York and enjoy the illustrations of Ludwig Bemelman in the posh nightspot that is Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle. Enjoy live jazz from the pianist while taking in the extensive cocktail and snack menu, dark décor and the 24-carat gold leaf ceiling which is sure to impress.
Ombak Lounge at Nihi Sumba, Sumba Island, Indonesia
Embrace the island life and escape from reality in the open air bar at the Nihi Sumba resort. The Ombak offers a relaxing atmosphere overlooking the beach front, where you can enjoy beach BBQs or private gatherings in ‘The Nest’ hovering above the sea.
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