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Have Some Bubbly. By Yourself.

Terri Trespicio | Posted 10.28.2016 | Women
Terri Trespicio

I arrived the other night in the Twin Cities for a client meeting, and stayed in an ultra-swank hotel in downtown Minneapolis. The kind of place you walk into and, thanks to the genius lighting scheme, sculptural elements, music and overall vibe, you feel way cooler than you have any business being.

Awesome Swim-Up Pool Bars | Posted 07.17.2016 | Travel

When the weather gets warm, nothing beats the pleasure of a cold drink and a refreshing pool -- preferably at the same time. Thankfully, our favorite swim-up pool bars offer the perfect place to take a dip and grab a drink.

The Best Hotel Bars | Posted 06.04.2016 | Travel

Who can resist the allure of a hotel bar?

7 London Hotel Bars For A Holiday Drink

Joy Pecknold | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

There's a special experience to be had hitting up the city's hotel bars.

11 Rooftop Hotel Bars for Hot Summer Nights

Joy Pecknold | Posted 10.11.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

With summer in full effect, raise a glass and raise the roof -- quite literally -- it's peak season for rooftop patio-ing. As such, I've rounded-up 11 favorites at luxury hotels from Laguna Beach to Bangkok.

New Perfume-Inspired Cocktail Bar Is Making Our Heads Hurt

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 07.09.2014 | Taste

We're used to getting headaches AFTER we leave the bar.

6 Hotels With Great Bars and Cocktails

Hipmunk | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel

Fancy cocktails are certainly having a moment as bars, restaurants and even hotels around the country are attracting visitors in search of unique libations. If you live in, near or are traveling to one of these cities, hotel bars are definitely worth a visit.

The Best Cocktails In London

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 09.29.2013 | Travel
Find. Eat. Drink.

London is known for having the best pubs in the world, but don't overlook the cocktails! They range from experimental and refined to classic and refreshing.

Our 12 Favorite Hotel Bars For After-Work Drinks (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel

Hotel bars are often a convenient spot for a nightcap or a quick after-work drink (anything to take the edge off!) while on a business trip -- but not...

Check in to Classic Nightlife: Paris's Best Hotel Bars

The Purple Passport | Posted 04.16.2013 | Travel
The Purple Passport

Picture this: Crisp French bartenders pouring velvety wines and classic cocktails, a jazz trio tinkling in the corner, a chic crowd engaged in scintillating conversation, and couples curled into softly lit nooks for romantic tête-à-têtes.

Toast All Year At These 7 Sophisticated Champagne Lounges

Oyster | Posted 03.08.2013 | Travel

Legend has it that when Dom Perignon first discovered champagne, he called out, "Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!" It's hard to disagree with the Frenchman -- a cool glass of bubbly can make even the most stoic person let loose a giggle or a smirk.

The Best Hotel Bars for a Winter Cocktail

Joy Pecknold | Posted 02.24.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Nothing squelches the holiday spirit like a few hours of mall shopping during the busiest time of the year. To pick yourself up again, here's a tipple: seek refuge in a hotel bar and quench your cocktail thirst.

Hotel Bar Holiday Cocktails

Michelle Poveda | Posted 02.20.2013 | Taste
Michelle Poveda

Traveling this holiday season? Need a drink to get you through the stress? Not to worry! Many hotels across the country have busted out their 'tis-the-season spirits just to make you merry. Here are just a few you'll find on your travels.

Edgar Embraces History at The Mayflower

Erin Ruberry | Posted 01.30.2013 | DC
Erin Ruberry

Nearly two years ago, The Mayflower's Town & Country Lounge closed its doors, ending an era that began when President Truman lived six blocks away in the White House. Next month it will open Edgar Bar & Kitchen, named for J. Edgar Hoover, who ate at the hotel every day for 25 years.

Historic Hotel Bars Around the World

Party Earth | Posted 01.30.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Strip away the concierge, heated pool and freshly made beds. Lose the velvety bathrobe that "mysteriously" ends up in your luggage. In fact, pare the hotel down to one element: its bar.

PHOTOS: The 4 Best Hotel Cocktails

Fodor's | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

The hotel bar scene in LA is truly a fixture on the city's nightlife scene, whether it's for pre-dinner drinks or nightcaps. But some spots go above and beyond with their cocktail menus, inviting Angelenos and visitors to sit back and stay awhile.

PHOTOS: Europe's Best Rooftop Bars

Fodor's | Posted 10.27.2012 | Travel

The views from this new breed of European hotel rooftop bar are so good, you could even call your afternoon drinks "sightseeing."

10 Summer Cocktail Recipes From The Restaurants and Bars Of Luxury Hotels

Joy Pecknold | Posted 10.08.2012 | Home
Joy Pecknold

A few fine hotels agreed to share what goes into their star summer sippers, so you could try mixing them up at home and whet your parched palates.

PHOTOS: 10 Memorable Swim-Up Bars

Oyster | Posted 09.20.2012 | Travel

You won't have to worry about falling off the stool.

PHOTOS: The Best Places To Watch NYC's July 4 Fireworks Show

Oyster | Posted 09.02.2012 | Travel

At this point in the summer, every city in the U.S. is gearing up to the July 4 celebrations with plans for parades, fireworks, performances and street fairs. But few can match what New York has up its sleeve this year to mark Independence Day.

PHOTOS: The World's Most Spectacular Hotel Rooftops

trivago | Posted 08.20.2012 | Travel

With summer in full swing, what better way to enjoy the endless warmth and sunlight than atop the world's most extraordinary hotel rooftops?

PHOTOS: The Country's Ultimate Rooftop Bars

Oyster | Posted 07.17.2012 | Travel

If you're daydreaming about sipping on a perfectly made cocktail a few stories above street level too, check out our selection of the hottest hotel rooftop bars across the country now.

PHOTOS: Kitschy And Cool Hotel Bars

Oyster | Posted 04.25.2012 | Travel

So we've shuffled through the clutter to find the top 10 hotel bars that, despite (or because) of being themed, are super cool.

New Discoveries: Spas, Bars, Pools, Suites and More

Andrew Harper | Posted 03.31.2012 | Travel
Andrew Harper

Here are some of my best finds of the year.

PHOTOS: New Paris Hotel Bar Offers Jaw-Dropping Views

Posted 01.27.2012 | Travel

A new bar that's opened on the 34th floor of Paris' Concorde La Fayette hotel is offering unparalleled views of the City of Lights. Appropriately c...