in Los Angeles
Hotel bars in Los Angeles are glamorous hangouts where you can rub shoulders with world travelers, celebrities and mysterious strangers. You’ll find that Los Angeles hotel bars are some of the best in the world, from ultra-luxe lobby lounges and trendy watering holes to icons of design and art. Many LA hotel bars feature expert mixologists, who craft artisan martinis and throwback cocktails with a smile and perfect charm. No guide to hotel bars in LA is complete without a mention of Bar Marmont, the infamous movie star hangout at the Chateau Marmont hotel. Sip a drink on the patio and soak in the Old Hollywood glamour, which you’ll also find at Library Bar at The Redbury and Gallery Bar at the Millennium Biltmore. Other hotel bars have a younger party vibe, including the Tropicana Bar the Hollywood Roosevelt, Spin bar and the roof lounge of the Standard Downtown, and High at Hotel Erwin in Venice. Listen to live jazz at the bar of the Culver Hotel, chill out at Bar 1200 at the Sunset Marquis or visit the iconic Polo Lounge and Bar Nineteen 12 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. You can also enjoy amazing rooftop views at many LA hotel bars, including The Roof on Wilshire, The Butterfly Bar at Petit Hermitage and Suite 700 at Santa Monica's Shangri-LA Hotel.