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The Press Lounge

Closed Now: 17:00 - 02:00
Open today: 17:00 - 02:00
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Nice Vibe

A great place to have drinks. The inside bar area is very cool with stunning decor. Lucky for us... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Linda P
Lavish place with an amazing view

Gone here for a friends birthday with my friends, really nice upscale place, with posh interiors... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Mihir D
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The Press Lounge offers some of Manhattan’s most beautiful and dramatic panoramic views. Refined elegance comes in subtle luxuries: a glass walled interior space, classic cocktails, an extensive wine list, seasonally-inspired small plates and...more
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653 Eleventh Ave, at 48th St, New York City, NY 10036
+1 212-757-2224
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to have drinks. The inside bar area is very cool with stunning decor. Lucky for us we were able to get a seat, sort of the inside/outside area. Our server was very good no problems getting drinks quickly. The outside area with...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

So happy we stopped here for cocktails. Upscale bar with stunning views of the city. Great to watch the sunset! Highly recommend

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We had a cocktail here on a beautiful, warm Sunday evening. The bar has a nice relaxed feeling about it and has the most incredible views of the New York skyline and beyond. Definitely recommended.

Thank spikeymires
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Gone here for a friends birthday with my friends, really nice upscale place, with posh interiors and quick and friendly staff. Pricing a bit high, but something you would expect at a place like this. Very good views of the Manhattan skyline. Enjoyed our time...More

1  Thank Mihir D
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

So happy our concierge told us about this place. It was a hike from our hotel but the views and ambiance were totally worth it.

Thank FunTravelsfor2
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Should you be visiting New York, the Press Lounge is absolutely a must! Great cocktails, friendly staff, nice soft music and then the view...the view itself is worth a visit. I highly recommend this place if you are eager to have a night out like...More

Thank Pietro C
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Simply amazing views of Manhattan in a fairly large, well designed space that offers something for everyone.

Thank FrankB411_1
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The location is a bit out the way, 20 min walk from times square, but the views from the terrace are excellent.

Thank Roy I
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the hotel and this review is NO reflection on the hotel itself which is excellent. There is no denying the view is incredible which is why it is worth a visit. However the prices are outrageous, the menu limited and all...More

3  Thank Justine1969
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I will admit that you get a great view from the rooftop bar but unfortunately it comes with a price. $22 per drink to be exact. It was too cold to enjoy it outside.

1  Thank RinSunPhom
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Erik S
8 February 2018|
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Response from 252lindag | Reviewed this property |
No they don’t,but believe me you will have an amazing time with those views and great cocktails.
Dave W
5 February 2017|
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Response from Gary0411 | Reviewed this property |
People behind us have been refused because they were dressed as "tourists" like bagpack, hat, sandal etc. This is normal so be a minimum class I think, and nice with the guardian ;)
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30 September 2016|
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Response from robert w | Reviewed this property |
Did you visit?
11 August 2016|
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Response from robert w | Reviewed this property |
A verity of music.