While traveling, a big part of evening activities including checking out the best local bars and clubs. However, sometimes the best that a city has to offer is actually located in a hotel. Why not look for accommodations that already provide the best bars that the city you’re visiting has to offer? Here are some of the best hotel bars all around the globe.
Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle, New York
This is the perfect old school New York City bar. The waiters are decked out in tuxedos and the 75 year old top-shelf bar is the location where you’ll spot New York’s high society as well as celebrities. Live jazz in the background is the perfect backdrop to enjoying a martini. The murals featured are by Ludwig Bemelman, the man behind the name.
O2 Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow
This bar offers one of the best views of Moscow that you’ll find in the city. It overlooks the Red Square, giving you a direct view of the Kemlin. The glass enclosure means that you can enjoy this rooftop bar despite the harsh winters of Russia.
Alvear Roof Bar at Alvear Palace, Buenos Aires
There is a lobby bar version of this place, and was the location of business people and celebrities since the 1930’s, but the rooftop bar is preferred by a lot of younger people. The rooftop bar is newly renovated and offers incredible views of the city from high above.
The Carousel Bar at Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans
You might feel like the room is spinning when you visit the Carousel Bar at Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans, but it might not be from enjoying one too many cocktails. The bar seating is made out of an old merry-go-round that has been around at the Hotel since 1949.
Bar 228 at Le Meurice, Paris
Bar 228 can be found at Le Meurice right in the heart of Paris. This upscale bar offers Dom Perginon by the glass, but the luxury doesn’t prevent this bar from feeing cozy. There’s a menu by chef Amaury Bohours, featuring dishes from the South of France.