With Jay and Kanye namedropping multiple luxury hotels over the course of their Watch the Throne record, it's safe to say that everyone not already on board with hotel bars will now be clamoring to drink at one. They make great sense. Getting a drink in a place where maybe you'll be crashing later—no brainer. Also, there's the suggestion of sex. You buy a lady a drink with the knowledge that there is floor after floor of beds right above the both of you.

But you need to know where to go. Please, no applause—here are the 50 Best Hotel Bars in the U.S.