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The Press Lounge

Open Now: 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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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 3 weeks ago
Mihir D
One of the best Rooftops

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

Reviewed July 2, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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“hudson river”(13 reviews)
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

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

Thank Mihir D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 July 2, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank FrankB411_1
Reviewed June 23, 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 June 8, 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

2  Thank Justine1969
Reviewed April 9, 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.

Thank RinSunPhom
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

The price of drinks at some places is just spiraling out of control. I totally get city prices and don’t mind spending money on drinks, but for a mixed drink and glass of wine to go for $40 is crazy. Yes the views are awesome....More

Thank Randy W
Reviewed March 30, 2018

On top of the Kimpton Ink48 hotel, this bar offers spectacular views over the Hudson River, and much of Hell's Kitchen. There is an indoor and an outdoor area, both of which are great. The drinks are not cheap, by any means, but not overly...More

2  Thank Al-Sue-Maine
Reviewed January 18, 2018

Many people avoid hotel restaurants because they don't expect them to be very good. The Press Lounge of Kimpton's Ink 48 is worth trying . We had an outstanding meal last night. my wife loved her ribeye steak which was cooked just as she had...More

2  Thank Peter F
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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 paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Erik S
February 8, 2018|
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
No they don’t,but believe me you will have an amazing time with those views and great cocktails.
Dave W
February 5, 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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