A local’s guide to the 27 best hotel bars in Orlando


Look, nothing against your favorite bar in Mills 50 or Thornton Park, but sometimes you’re in need of an entirely alternative experience. Orlando's hotel lounges are a completely different breed of watering hole and sipping cocktails in the lap of luxury isn't just for theme park tourists. Understandably, most Orlando residents typically avoid the hotels, but here are 27 reasons why it might be worth venturing out and trying something new.

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