Photography: Kevin Marple

The average hotel minibar, stocked with Pringles and generic whiskey, likely conjures up a feeling somewhere between apathy and antipathy. But this is beginning to change in hotels worldwide, thanks to the growing movement to bring local, artisanal products into their minibars, giving guests a gourmet in-room experience. We’ve gathered 10 tempting snacks and drinks from 10 hotels that are leading the charge for locally sourced minibars.


1  Boston Baked Beans from Fifteen Beacon in Boston

2  Merlot from Canada‘s Jackson-Triggs Winery at OPUS Vancouver Hotel

3  Mast Brothers Chocolate at the Surrey Hotel, New York City

Kale Krunch, part of the healthy offerings at the St. Regis Bal Harbour, Florida

5  Australia’s Thomas Chipman Beetroot Chips at the QT Sydney, Australia

6  Arizona Red Rock Cheddar popcorn by Old Town Popcorn & Candy Co. at the W Scottsdale

7  Dancing Trout Ale at The Ranch at Rock Creek in Montana

8  Oude Tart lager from The Bruery at the Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport

9  Hawaiian Springs Water from the JW Marriott Ihilani Ko Olina Resort & Spa

10  Terry’s Toffee Chai-cago Spice at The James Chicago