For a country that increasingly likes its bars to be small, hidden and laneway, it's worth remembering that some of Australia's most memorable drinking holes are found in hotels. Some have the edge for their views, some for the vibe, some for the strength of their cellar. But only a select few hotel bars tick all the boxes at once.
Stay tuned as we announce the finalists in all categories in the lead up to our 2016 Australian Hotel Guide Awards on 25 May. Our 2016 Australian Hotel Guide will be on sale on 26 May.
See our other finalists: