A stay at a great hotel is undoubtedly enhanced by the typical Aussie hospitality provided by a cool hotel bar. Some are so great that it’s not only the hotel guests that are attracted for a drink or two. Below are the top 5 hippest hotel bars in Australia, worth checking out even if you’re not checking in.
Get a taste of uptown Manhattan glamour at The Rocks, Sydney’s trendiest neighbourhood.
On the 36th floor of the swanky Shangri-La, there’s the Blu Bar that boasts fabulous views of the Harbour sights. Enjoy an original cocktail in the fluorescent bar or pose in the minimalist lounge.
Make the most of Brisbane’s year-round balmy climate and take the lift to the top of this trendy boutique hotel to enjoy a glass of something cold and bubbly or a movie under the stars when it transforms into an outdoor cinema.
This chic, stylish cocktail bar in the heart of Melbourne is perfect for winding down or preparing for a big night out. Explore the extensive martini menu on sumptuous couches by the open fire.
Cascades Pool Bar @ Rendezvous Observation City Hotel
The Esplanade, Scarborough Beach, Perth
Party like a rock star by the pool at Perth’s iconic beachside hotel. Sip a cold beer in the Western Australian afternoon heat or enjoy a cocktail watching the sunset over the ocean.
The hottest bar on the Gold Coast, Stingray is a riot of colourful pop art, industrial designer furniture, Californian chic and Mexican menus. Sample the extensive range of tequilas against a beachside backdrop.