Hotel bars can offer a relaxing space for that last minute meeting or a comfy spot to unwind after a long day.
CNNMoney asked upscale concierge service Luxury Attaché which bars they’d recommend for business travelers in four major U.S. cities and here are the places to check out.
Inviting your clients or colleagues to meet at a bar called The Living Room might be a bit confusing at first.
But once you arrive at the chic bar in the Faena Hotel, you’ll get it
With bold colors and loud animal prints, this upscale and eclectic bar brings a new meaning to working in style. Instead of typical bar chairs, you can sit back and relax on a plethora of multicolored couches and lounge chairs to make you feel as though you are actually in someone’s living room.
For sweeping views of Chicago, visitors convene right inside The Loop at LH Rooftop at London House.
With an elegant atmosphere and interesting food combos, such as cheez its with caviar and crème fraiche, and nduja cheese bread, this bar is a great choice for visitors who want to sip cool drinks, taste small bites, and exchange ideas, all while overlooking Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago.
The rooftop bar at the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles is not your typical hotel bar.
Inspired by Hollywood’s famous Les Deux Cafe, the bar is known for its creative cocktails and entertaining atmosphere. Decorated like a bunker with a sleek metal fence lining the perimeter, Upstair’s hosts some of the most artistic parts of LA throughout the week, including live music, designer pop-up shops, and even book release parties.
Located on the 40th floor of the East Hotel, Sugar is the top rated rooftop bar and garden in Miami for both locals and visitors.
As you sit on handcrafted wooden stools, you can enjoy Asian tapas and beautiful panoramic views of downtown Miami, making this the perfect spot for a sunset cocktail for those business travelers who may not have time to really get out and explore Miami.
Located in the Freehand hotel in Chicago, this is one of the hippest bars in the area. With creative handcrafted cocktails and live entertainment, it’s ideal for entertaining clients or treating colleagues to a night out.
in Manhattan’s trendy Soho neighborhood, The Blond is one of New York’s best destinations to work and relax, thanks to its lounge-like atmosphere and laid-back ambiance.
The Blond is a go-to bar for travelers but they’re not the only ones who love to hang in the lavish lounge. On any given day, you could find yourself rubbing elbows with a number of A-list celebrities.
Another detail that makes The Blond one of the coolest places to chill, is that it was designed by SPACE Copenhagen, an interior design company headed by Signe Bindslev Henriksen and Peter Bundgaard Rützou, who are known for their intricate wall designs and art installations.
Serving as a prime destination for New York City’s most stylish, with a celebrity sighting almost every day, the Rose Bar in the Gramercy Park Hotel is perfect for anyone looking for a quiet yet inspirational evening. With the bar lit almost exclusively by candlelight, the gold and black decor creates an intimate space that visitors adore.
Week after week, the bar is filled with events and live music, which makes it a prime choice for young entrepreneurs looking to liven up their happy hour meetings. Luxury Attaché also notes that socialites and powerful names in business are some of the Rose Bar’s best clientele so you never know who you’ll bump into.
If you’ve always wanted to have a business meeting accompanied by light jazz, then the Polo Lounge in Beverly Hills, with its traditional and elegant ambiance, is the place to do it.
It’s no surprise that the Polo Lounge has hosted Hollywood stars of all kinds for decades. The red carpet leading up through the lobby will make you feel as though you are the star. What could be a better way to start a business meeting? And once you’re inside the historic lounge, classic furnishings and elegant cocktails will make you feel like you are truly at a polo match.