If you’re looking for a new place to grab drinks in Seattle this weekend, heading to a local hotel is a great choice. Many of our city’s hotel’s have beautiful bars that also happen to be available to the public. Here are 5 of the swankiest hotel bars you can grab a drink at in Seattle.

Fairmont Olympic Seattle


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The Fairmont is any city is a safe bet for a beautiful lobby bar. In Seattle, you have the ability to visit not one but two. The hotel has The Olympic Bar and Founders Club, a secret speakeasy hidden behind a bookcase. Both bars have a well-curated drink program.

Where: 411 University Street
Hours: Olympic Bar: Open daily with varying hours, Founders Club: Tuesday-Saturday 6 PM-12 AM

Hotel Ballard


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Not all of Seattle’s hotels are in the downtown core. If you happen to live in north Seattle you can actually visit a great bar at Hotel Ballard. The hotel’s bar and restaurant, called Stoneburner has an eats and drink menu depending on what you’re in the mood for.

Where: 5216 Ballard Avenue NW
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 4 PM-9 PM

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Hotel Sorrento


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Seattle’s Hotel Sorrento is known for a few things like its famous ghost and also their hotel bar, the Fireside Room. If you’re into historic buildings and dark wood interiors, you’ll love it. You can also check out their restaurant Stella if you feel like eating.

Where: 900 Madison Street
Hours: Daily 3 PM-12 AM

Graduate Seattle

The Mountaineering Club isn’t exactly your classic lobby bar, rather it’s a rooftop bar located on top of the Graduate Hotel. You can take in the views of Lake Washington and the Seattle skyline while you sip on a drink or two.

Where: 4507 Brooklyn Ave NE
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 3 PM-12 AM, Friday & Saturday 3 PM-1 AM, Sunday 10 AM-10 PM

The Charter Seattle


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Here’s yet another non typical hotel bar. The Fog Room is the The Charter Hotel’s rooftop bar in the heart of downtown. You can take in beautiful Puget Sound and city views while sipping on a drink of your choice.

Where: 1610 2nd Ave
Hours: Daily 5 PM-12 AM

Enjoy exploring all of the hotel bars in Seattle!