Party Earth Review Set atop the 27th floor of a trendy boutique hotel in the heart of downtown, ROOF on theWit boasts an expansive view of Chicago’s glittering skyscrapers – not to mention a good sampling of its see-and-be-seen crowd as well. A dedicated elevator opens into a sprawling main room filled with clusters of low-slung chairs and ... more
201 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60601
Cocktail Bar / Hotel Bar
Party Earth Review Tucked inside the ultramodern Sofitel Hotel, Le Bar is a stylish and intimate lounge best known for its French fusion snacks, intricate cocktails, and assortment of gourmet cheeses. Early in the evening, upscale hotel guests and fashion-conscious couples sink into warm velvet chairs by a roaring fire to work their way through ... more
Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
20 East Chestnut Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Reviewed by Lauren M.
"My boyfriend and I dined at NoMI this past weekend and we were beyond impressed! Our waiter was extremely helpful and provided many suggestions, the o ..." more
Park Hyatt Chicago
800 North Michigan Avenue, 7th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
In a city that’s dominated by skyscrapers, there are bound to be a number of great hotel bars in Chicago with swanky clienteles and spectacular views.
Most of Chicago’s hotel bars have a few things in common. They’re usually upscale affairs where it’s easy to have a conversation. The patrons are typically from all over the world so there are always interesting people to talk to. And the bars make for great dating destinations.
theWit Hotel is a trendy boutique spot right in the heart of The Loop and features two stellar hotel bars. Phoenix Lounge is situated in the theWit’s mezzanine and offers a sleek atmosphere for well-to-do hotel guests and local business types. ROOF on theWit is set atop the 27th floor where a see-and-be-seen crowd mixes and mingles over classic cocktails and sharable plates.
Another slick spot is Le Bar tucked inside the Sofitel Hotel in the Gold Coast. Le Bar is known for their absinthe infused drinks and upscale French bites.
With a range of options like the rock chic Angels & Kings in the Hard Rock Hotel or hipster hotspot Longman & Eagle with its own six guest rooms upstairs, Chicago offers different hotel bars for all different types. So no matter where you are in the city, or if you’re looking to visit from out of town, there are plenty of hotel bars waiting for you.