Philly's Square 1682 is rated best hotel bar in the U.S.

Action at Square 1682 in the Hotel Palomar.

Square 1682 in the Hotel Palomar (17th and Sansom Streets) was voted Best Hotel Bar in a USA Today poll. 

The poll was a testament not only to Square 1682's bartenders, ambience, menus and clientele. It's also noteworthy that another Kimpton also got out the vote for the second-place property - Sable Kitchen & Bar at the Hotel Palomar in Chicago.

List is here.

The poll was anything but all-inclusive or comprehensive; 10Best said the bars in the poll included only the 20 nominees compiled by Noah Rothbaum of