By Lily Heise for Tablet Hotels Magazine
A run-of-the-mill hotel probably has a run-of-the-mill bar — a last resort for guests looking to escape the confines of their run-of-the-mill rooms. But the days of hotel bars being only an adequate place for guests to grab a nightcap are melting as fast as a standard ice cube. This is especially the case in Paris, where a number of new or reinvented hotels have paid as much attention to their bar as to any other aspect of their design, all in an effort to bring the outside in — from the distinctive vibe of the surrounding neighborhood to the local residents themselves. Read the full article here.