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    18 Hotel Bars In LA That You Absolutely Have To Visit

    Give me that Aperol spritz with a side of palm trees, please.

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    1. Broken Shaker — Freehand Hotel

    2. The Rooftop by JG — Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

    © 2020 Hilton

    This watering hole atop the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is currently undergoing a full renovation, but will be back open for business on April 1 — just in time for spring. From Bellinis to peach daiquiris, you'll have all sorts of tasty drink options to choose from here and as you sip, you'll get a full view of the LA skyline in the distance from this 12th story rooftop.

    Address: 9850 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

    Rooms starting at: $681+

    3. Fuego — Hotel Maya

    4. Giannini Bar — The NoMad Los Angeles

    5. 18 Social — Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown

    Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown

    Reminiscent of the bars of Hollywood's golden age, 18 Social is Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown's pride and joy. The penthouse cocktail lounge looks out across downtown LA, so you can sip an FDR Martini while you take in the Downtown view from one of the bar's bright velvet chairs.

    Address: 899 Francisco St, Los Angeles, CA 90017

    Rooms starting at: $179+

    6. Spire 73 — InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown

    7. The Polo Lounge — The Beverly Hills Hotel

    8. Calabra — Santa Monica Proper Hotel

    Santa Monica Proper

    On top of the Santa Monica Proper Hotel, Calabra is known for its Pacific Ocean views. This rooftop space serves boutique wines as well as Mediterranean and California bites in the heart of downtown Santa Monica. And in very California form, they also host morning yoga classes that are complimentary for guests.

    Address: 700 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

    Rooms starting at: $350+

    9. ONYX Rooftop Bar — Shangri-La Santa Monica

    Shangri-La Santa Monica

    Located at the top of the Shangri-La Santa Monica, ONYX Rooftop Bar is the only bar in Santa Monica with indoor and outdoor drinking grounds. Grab a Waterloo Sunset inside at the Art Deco bar space, then wander outside to watch the actual sunset over the Pacific. Bring your dancing shoes, too—ONYX has a resident DJ from 8 p.m. to midnight every night.

    Address: 1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401

    Rooms starting at: $279+

    10. The Spare Room — The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

    The Hollywood Roosevelt

    When you think bar, you may not automatically think about bowling — but The Hollywood Roosevelt did. They created the Spare Room to be a gaming parlor and cocktail lounge combined! You can share a punch bowl with your group while taking on a round of bowling, a competitive game of dominoes, or an intense chess match.

    Address: 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

    Rooms starting at: $339+

    11. H Overlook — H Hotel Los Angeles

    © 2020 Hilton

    Not only does H Hotel Los Angeles' rooftop offer views of the Pacific *and* planes coming and going from LAX, but it's also only a ONE-MINUTE drive from the airport — and if you know anything about LAX traffic, you know that's a massive perk. Grab a cocktail before you head to the terminal, or right after landing from a flight.

    Address: 6151 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

    Rooms starting at: $169+

    12. High Rooftop Lounge — Hotel Erwin

    13. Checkers Lounge Patio — Hilton Checkers Los Angeles

    14. Rooftop Bar — Mama Shelter

    15. Bar & Lounge — Hotel Bel-Air

    16. Upstairs — Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles

    17. Gallery Bar — Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles

    18. BonaVista Lounge — Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites

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