At first glance, they seem to be hidden among the skyscrapers, but as every summer, the roofs of New York, become pleasant lounges to take refuge from the suffocating summer heat, while offering delicious cocktails outdoors, the best views of the Big Apple, pools, comfortable sofas and even sand beach.
Most of these fashion rooftops are located on the top of some of the most emblematic hotels in the city, as Ocholeguas.com (in Spanish) shows us. If you’re traveling to the Big Apple this summer, you must have a drink among these amazing terraces and enjoy the New York lifestyle.
Ava Lounge – This exclusive lounge bar is located in the Dream Hotel from which you can enjoy the most spectacular views of Times Square and the skyscrapers that surround it. Of course, a dress code is required to enter.
Empire Hotel - It is one of the most famous rooftops of the city. Located next to Lincoln Center, it has over 300 square meters.
La Piscine – Is the name of the terrace of the Hotel Americano, which besides having a chic design in their rooms, you can enjoy a swim in the rooftop pool, while drinking a cocktail at the bar and admire the Empire State.
Le Bain – One of the best places to admire the sunset over the Hudson River and one of the favorite spots of New Yorkers to forget the asphalt, so on Friday night is usually full of celebrities.
Mad46 – Located in the Hotel Roosevelt, with almost 90 years, this restaurant is modern and highly recommended.
You’ll find lots of of rooftops in New York as the Plunge at the famous Gansevoort hotel, notable for its huge swimming pool, the Upstairs at the Kimberly hotel has the best views of the Empire State Building or the Salon de Ning, which is located near Central Park, with Asian decoration. It is even possible to find rooftops offering drinks at more affordable prices, as the charming Mé Bar at the top of La Quinta or Loreley, where you can choose from a wide range of beers and taste them at a real German beer garden.