While some may judge the luxury of hotel on the comfort of its beds or amenities, we want to talk about the bars. After all, is there anything better than having the best cocktail in the most luxurious bar in the most luxurious hotel? We think not! Get ready to be amazed by these amazing bars we’re about to show you.
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The Artesian at the Langham Hotel, London
Guests will be inspired in Artesian, named after the original 360ft-deep well under the hotel, and winner of the coveted ‘World’s Best Bar’ accolade, creating classic and innovative cocktails. No one takes the business of curating a cocktail menu more seriously than the team at the Artesian, who craft their drinks by examining the root of each ingredient—true masters of mixology. The amazing bar interior design was conceived by David Collins, one of the best interior designers in the world.
Le Bar at the Plaza Athénée, Paris
This is a fancy bar where interior design plays an important part in the overall experience. During the early evening, drinkers are bathed in a blue tint and bar designer Patrick Jouin mixes tall tables and chairs at a sculpted glass bar with low tables and leather armchairs in the lounge area. Post-23.00, the bar changes from blue to red and the relaxed ambience is replaced by a DJ. This is a bar of sheer style, born of palace hotel standards but standing above the others in modern sophistication.
The Palm Court at the Hassler, Rome
This central Roman hotel offers one of the top 5 star restaurants experiences in the Eternal City. A luxurious retreat, offering a wide choice of food all day long. With its elegant and refined atmosphere is the preferred Rome fine dining rendezvous for locals and guests offering delicious menus for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, along with the Hassler’s incomparable service, being a well-known cocktail bar.
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Cocktail Bar at Memmo at Principe Real, Lisbon
Café Príncipe Real is located in a central, stylish and comfortable area of the luxury hotel with a beautiful terrace overlooking the pool and the city. The Cocktails focal point is centered within our comprehensive list of craft cocktails, designed to embody Lusophony culture and experience. World renowned cocktails with a dash of Portugal to conquer your day. Pair their libations with tapas on offer, such as smoked Portuguese sausage or a fresh codfish salad.
New York Grill at the Park Hyatt Tokyo
Be blown away by the views over the twinkling city lights of Tokyo from this American-style bar on the 52nd floor, a scene famous from its cameo in Sofia Coppola’s Lost in Translation. Guests can either enjoy a 360 degree view of the city from the iconic New York Grill & Bar on the 52nd floor or savor world class, authentic Japanese cuisine overlooking Mt. Fuji at Kozue and enjoying a wonderful bar deco.
Franco’s Bar at Le Sirenuse, Amalfi Coast
An elegant raft suspended above the sea, vibrant with the colours of the Amalfi Coast, it represents, in design and details, a unique convergence of talented artists and craftsmen, assembled here to pay tribute to the man whose impeccable taste did so much to define the signature style of Le Sirenuse.
The Fumoir Bar at Claridge’s, London
Discreetly tucked away in Claridge’s art deco interior design, The Fumoir is where those in the know have enjoyed a quiet drink since 1929. The sultry Art Deco interior and purple velvet benches exude 1930s Hollywood glamour, as portraits by William Klein keep watch of the buzzing activity. Here you’ll find Champagnes and cocktails, served in style.
Le Bar at La Reserve, Paris
A timeless spot for drinks inside the sumptuous La Reserve Paris hotel, the bar interior design here pours classically-crafted tipples, all served with a side of luxury. Rich red fabrics, roomy armchairs and golden accents make for the perfect balance of cozy and luxury in this library bar. ‘Timeless’ is the word that best describes the atmosphere, and when it comes to the drinks, this theme continues.
The Belvedere at Fontanelle Hotel, Tuscany
The Lounge Bar of the Hotel Le Fontanelle is open all day but is especially nice for an afternoon rest. Afternoon Tea includes a selection of aromatic teas and butter cookies and is served on the large French-upholstered armchairs. Accompanied by a smooth glass of Chianti, candlelit tables and the warm breeze of Tuscan air, embrace the romance of Italy on this open-air rooftop affording views over the rolling Sienese countryside.
Sofitel Metropole Bamboo Bar, Hanoi, Vietnam
The Bamboo Bar with its thatched roof and wooden floor is an ideal spot to relax beside the delightful swimming pool with a refreshing cocktail. This is always the busiest spot in the hotel, but also the most storied as underneath it lies the historic Metropole Bomb Shelter. Refresh with icy cocktails or their historic drink, the Graham Greene: a classic Dry Martini with a hint of Crème de Cassis.