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The 7 Best Hotel Bars in Berlin

Jennifer Ceaser | January 17, 2018

Whether you’re looking for an intimate speakeasy or a raucous, sky-high party scene, these Berlin hotel bars are perfect for enjoying a tipple (or two).


Patrick Hellmann Schlosshotel

Why it made the list

The GQ Bar (based on the men’s brand) has a definite whiff of masculinity: black leather armchairs, velvet pinstripe accents, come-hither photos of models lining the walls. But anyone can enter this stylish space and savor the bar’s twist on classic cocktails, like the GQ Manhattan, made with vanilla bourbon.

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The Mandala Hotel

Why it made the list

An oasis in the heart of hectic Potsdamer Platz, the hotel’s hushed, intimate second-floor bar focuses on beautifully crafted cocktails using house-made infusions and syrups.

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Hotel Zoo Berlin

Why it made the list

West Berlin hotel’s 1920s-style Grace Bar oozes glamour, with plush velvet and leather seating and flickering candles. Drinks-wise, expect modern interpretations of the classics.

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Why it made the list

The red-velvet seats and glossy black tables at the burlesque-style Provocateur Bar fill up with a fashionable local crowd—especially on weekends, when things get risque into the wee hours.

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Hotel Oderberger

Why it made the list

Curl up on a sofa by the fireplace and sip extremely well-crafted drinks at the hotel’s cozy, unpretentious Kaminbar. Along with classic cocktails, there are seasonal specials—plus a nice selection of local gins and vodkas. Stop by Thursday evenings, starting at 7:30 pm, for free live music.

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25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin

Why it made the list

Get a gander of the neighboring zoo at the hotel’s buzzy rooftop Monkey Bar, where skillful bartenders mix exceptional cocktails to enjoy on the huge wraparound terrace or inside the glass-walled bar.

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The Berlin Ritz Carlton

Why it made the list

With not one, but two excellent bars, the Ritz-Carlton has your cocktail cravings covered. Fragrances combines world-famous perfumes and their aromas to create its innovative cocktails, while the Curtain Club, with wood-paneled walls, leather chairs and a fireplace, is an old-school-style spot for classic libations.

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