Freehand Hostel

  • Culture Club: Around the World in Five Cocktails

    NYLON

    Culture Club: Around the World in Five Cocktails

    If you have an ongoing case of wanderlust, August just makes things worse. It doesn’t matter if you’re counting down the minutes ’til you can get out of town, or...

  • It May Be a Hostel, but It Feels More Upscale

    The New York Times

    It May Be a Hostel, but It Feels More Upscale

    Rooms that are still affordable, but with a concierge and a host of amenities. ...

  • The Broken Shaker, River North’s newest hotel bar, is effortlessly cool

    redeye

    The Broken Shaker, River North’s newest hotel bar, is effortlessly cool

    Inside the Freehand is a little bohemian haven called Broken Shaker that quietly opened at the end of May. The first Freehand in Miami opened in 2012 as an affordable...

  • Wohnen Wie Im Freehand

    GQ Germany

    Wohnen Wie Im Freehand

    Freehand, Miami, Florida, USA ...

  • Broken Shaker Awarded “Best Hotel Bar” at the Spirited Awards

    Eater

    Broken Shaker Awarded “Best Hotel Bar” at the Spirited Awards

    Congrats are in order for the Broken Shaker team who were just crowned “Best Hotel Restaurant” at this weekend’s 9th Annual Spirited Awards. ...

  • The Reinvention of the Hotel Bar

    Condé Nast Traveler

    The Reinvention of the Hotel Bar

    These upscale, creative lounges are bringing romance back to the hotel bar with cocktail programs that entice locals and travelers alike. ...

  • 30 Under 30: Rockstars Redefining the Industry

    Zagat

    30 Under 30: Rockstars Redefining the Industry

    Introducing New Yorkers to the nuanced flavors of Nicaraguan coffee was photographer César Vega’s vision when he opened Café Integral in 2012. ...

  • Freehand, Chicago, USA

    Wallpaper*

    Freehand, Chicago, USA

    Having establish a reputation for boutique accommodation with a remarkable devotion to site-specific detail, the Sydell Group – whose properties include New York’s NoMad hotel – have now turned their...

  • A Miami cocktail bar slides right into Chicago’s drinking scene.

    Time Out Chicago

    A Miami cocktail bar slides right into Chicago’s drinking scene.

    Some excellent cocktail bars have opened in Chicago this year, but none are serving cocktails quite as interesting as Broken Shaker, the second location of Gabe Orta and Elad Zvi’s...

  • Drink this: Chicago Politics is a smooth sweet-and-spiced mix

    Chicago Tribune

    Drink this: Chicago Politics is a smooth sweet-and-spiced mix

    The Freehand Chicago hotel, which opened June 1, offers and eclectic place to eavesdrop and try new flavors. An octopus smiles down from the wall of its bar, The Broken...

  • Why Locals Love Freehand’s 27 Restaurant

    Ocean Drive

    Why Locals Love Freehand’s 27 Restaurant

    Artisanal food and cocktails have made 27, at the city’s premium Freehand Miami, a hit. ...

  • The Broken Shaker Is a Bar Straight Out of Miami

    Chicago Magazine

    The Broken Shaker Is a Bar Straight Out of Miami

    The Broken Shaker (Freehand Hotel, 19 E. Ohio St., River North, 312-940-3699) has that kind of worldly, mysterious vibe you like to see in a hotel bar in the middle...

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