Upstairs Rooftop Lounge at the Ace Hotel, Los Angeles, California

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The rooftop bar at the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles is not your typical hotel bar.

Inspired by Hollywood's famous Les Deux Cafe, the bar is known for its creative cocktails and entertaining atmosphere. Decorated like a bunker with a sleek metal fence lining the perimeter, Upstair's hosts some of the most artistic parts of LA throughout the week, including live music, designer pop-up shops, and even book release parties.

First published October 9, 2017: 12:59 PM ET