by Justine Goodman - 81 Reviews - 104 List
You needn't be a tourist to imbibe at New York's hottest hotel bars; in fact, with a different hotel hot spot opening every other week, New York's hotels are taking over the nightlife world. From lobby bars where everyone is welcome to rooftop spots where even guests have to finesse their way in, we've got the scoop on New York's best hotel bars. (Photo: Bar Pleiades)
Updated: August 03, 2010
Even hotel guests may not be able to secure entry to the Gramercy Park Hotel's fashionable lobby bar, but there's a reason why New Yorkers and visitors alike are willing to drop $18 on cocktails at Rose Bar: It's swanky and sceney, never too crowded and the decor is magnificent.