The Best Hotel Bars In New York City
On the 15th floor of Hotel Indigo is the posh Mr. Purple bar and restaurant. This sprawling space is complete with two roof deck terraces, views of NYC’s downtown scene, and a pool. The design is minimal, allowing the gorgeous views to speak for themselves. Design firm Crème Design fell in love with the space for good reason, and wants both locals and travelers to enjoy the golden ambiance. Hotel Indigo is located on the Lower East Side, and attracts a young, hip crowd on weekend nights. Come in and enjoy their signature cocktails, and street-food style bar food.
The Jane Rooftop, The Jane Hotel
Overlooking the Hudson River is the Jane Hotel’s rooftop bar, The Jane Rooftop. It’s a 70-person space with an outdoor terrace and an octagonal indoor room adorned with antique furniture, evoking the space’s famous bohemian vibes. It’s open Thursdays through Sundays but can book up quickly, so plan ahead with your friends. The cocktail menu features eight options, including the delicious lavender and white peach bellini.
The Jane Rooftop, 113 Jane Street, New York, NY, USA +1 212 924 6700
The Crosby Bar is a staple go-to for those downtown locals in the know. It’s open daily from 7am through 1am, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and most importantly, cocktails! The venue is located in the heart of SoHo, and the bar spans the entire hotel’s ground floor. It’s a comfortable, homey spot that kicks it up a notch at night with delicious, inventive cocktails. The bar food menu is one of the best in town, with moderately-priced options to choose from. Whatever you’re into, this SoHo bar will surely please both the palate and the eyes.
Meal service:Late Night, All Day
Meal service:All Day, Late Night
Inside the historic and boutiquey Gramercy Park Hotel is the exclusive Rose Bar, a cool kids’ playground located in the heart of the Flatiron District. It’s a grand space with impressively high ceilings, and an equally impressive clientele. The bar features a one-of-a-kind billiards table, artwork by top 20th century artists, and beautiful, customized furniture. Its dark, sultry, velvety atmosphere is both lavish and comfortable, and the cocktails are equally as chic. This is one hotel bar you won’t forget.
About the place:Boutique, Stylish, City
The Forty Four bar at the Royalton hotel is a popular hangout for the elite Midtown crowd during the day, and kicks things up a notch at night. It’s a sleek space located in the hotel’s lobby, that offers inventive cocktails and a delicious seasonal food menu. The bar is run by the Cocktail Collective, an all-star team of bartenders who dish out well-curated ‘classic’ and ‘original’ drinks. It’s a place to see and be seen, so sink into any one of their plush leather couches and stay awhile.