It was once a simple spot for an overnight guest to sip a nightcap. An unassuming corner in a lobby, a glorified station with neatly stacked house wines, a forgettable watering hole. But todayâ€™s hotel taverns have transcended the ho-hum to become destinations in their own rights. From the classic to the cutting edge, these hotel bars have made names for themselves as epicenters of American cocktail culture.
BY BETSY MARR
The Travel Issue