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Published June 5th 2011
Sydney has a labyrinth of amazing Beer Hotels, from the relaxing Beer Garden Hotels to the Nightclub Beer Hotels, to the local Indy Beer Hotels and then great Band Beer Hotels – it is all about the atmosphere and the quality of the beer.
Every Great Beer Hotel from the Rocks to Paddington to Annandale and Kings Cross have something to offer and a unique set of patrons, so you are sure to find one that suits your personality and style, and with or without your friends, the beer will still taste great.
However if you are having trouble choosing, and want some tips for choosing which Great Beer Hotel would provide the right atmosphere for you, then listen up, as we share with you our Top Ten Best Beer Hotels below;
If you work in the Corporate World and want some Beer while still dressed in your Suit, take yourself along to The Opera Bar in Circular Quay. The Opera Bar offers a Sunny spot to sink a beer with your work buddies or female friends.
The Opera Bar is positioned close to the Opera House, so why not go to an event and then a casual stroll to The Opera Bar. The Opera Bar is also great for tourists who want to sit outside and enjoy the Sydney atmosphere and famous view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the bay.
The Nightclub Beer Hotels
Hugo's Longue is both a nightclub, Pizza Restaurant and Bar offering the opportunity to get an early start – a nice filling dinner followed by beer and cocktails and a little dancing in the dark.
Hugo's Lounge has a reputation of being friendly and inviting, with comfortable décor and a relaxing feel. Hugo's Lounge would require nice and neat attire, but if you love to dress up and look your best then Hugo's is where you will feel right at home.
Located at Level 1, 33 Bayswater Road, Kings Cross – close to the city, the Kings Cross Train station or there are always plenty of Taxi's if you plan to drink good beer while eating an scrumptious pizza too.
The Cargo Bar Lounge
The Cargo Bar Lounge is another great Nightclub Beer venue that stands out from the rest. The Cargo Bar Lounge offers a Restaurant and Bar atmosphere and the beer is always good with the great selection of food.
The Cargo Bar Lounge transforms itself during the day and the night into a totally different venue. By day The Cargo Bar Lounge is an alfresco delight with comfortable styled booth seating and mouth-watering views and by night The Cargo Bar Lounge becomes funky and alive with night goers and the beer begins to flow more freely.
Located at 52 - 60 The Promenade, King Street Wharf, Sydney City, you can book ahead for Lunch or Dinner, take your lover, family or friends and just remember that dressing casual also means dressing up.
The Local Indy Beer Hotels
The Local is one of the best down to earth Indy style regular Beer Hotels in Sydney and is located at 122 Flinders Street Darlinghurst. The best thing about The Local is you can still drink and smoke at the venue and wear what ever you like – jeans and a shirt.
The Local also has a Roof Top Terrace and a huge range of beers to try, so be careful trying all those beers when your on the roof, but do not worry The Local also provides stools, chairs, tables and lounges to sit at and a nice range of toe tapping tunes.
Try the Beers from Scotland, Germany and the Czech Republic, or just try our wonderful Australian Beers from all over the country. If you get hungry, The Local has an awesome grub menu that includes spicy dishes, char grilled steak and a selection of coffees and chocolate desserts.
The Great Band Beer Hotels
The Art House Hotel offers atmosphere, Beer and Bands. Located at 275 Pitt Street Sydney, The Art House Hotel is a modern venue with a great Bar, which means great beer, is to be had here.
The Art House Hotel features bands as well as great art and great beer. Hang your art on the wall, if you ask nicely first and arrange it to happen – take your friends to your wall exhibition with a beer appetizer
A Little Touch of Beer Class Hotel
The Observatory Hotel is not cheap, but if you are looking for something a little more upmarket then The Observatory Hotel has a great restaurant and Bar and you can stay over night too, if you can afford it – don't be shy, once a year on your partners birthday is worth it.
There are two parts to the Observatory Hotel, the Globe Brasserie & Bar and the Galileo Restaurant. The Globe Brasserie & Bar consists of great beer, as well as a selection of cocktails and wine. The Globe Brasserie & Bar is said to be perfect for a light lunch and fine dinning, while the Galileo Restaurant offers Five Star Hotel Beer and all served with French Parisian Menu.
Located at 89-113 Kent Street, Sydney the Observatory Hotel is a classy beer venue – dress would be smart to up market and the valet will greet you at the door. A touch of class, a touch of romance and a touch of a good beer.
The Beer Café
Redoak Botique Beer Café is a unique and wonderful combination located at 201 Clarence Street, Sydney and offers lunch and dinner from 11am until late – how late, mosey along and find out – but with a good selection of beers, you and your buddies wont mind how late.
The food menu includes Beer Chocolate Truffles and Beer Sorbets Ice-cream, so for all those beer lovers, you will think you have gone to Heaven. On the Beer Menu at the Redoak Botique Café there is everything from Organic Pale Ale to Belgium Choc-Cherry Stout.