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Minus 5 Ice Experience

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM, 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM, 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Not my idea of fun but we had to try it

Inside the Midtown Hilton, the bar is totally ice. You get bundled up in parkers and go into a... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Fun time

Went to Minus 5 with a group of old High School friends. Had a blast. For $39 you get admission... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

We returned from a show to our hotel (the Hilton) and thought - 'why not?' - so we stepped in. It is a fun thing to do (a novelty) for friends that are vacationing together. It is not something I'll need to do again, but...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Inside the Midtown Hilton, the bar is totally ice. You get bundled up in parkers and go into a totally all ice bar. Something similar in Scandinavia where they also have ice hotels. Can't say the drinks tasted any better but it was unusual and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the Hilton so we figured we’d give it a try. Yes, it was cold. Yes, we got to sit on ice benches. Yes, we got to drink from cups made of ice. No, it wasn’t worth $30+ per person for one...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 129laurat
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Truly a winter wonderland inside where you can enjoy a drink with friends and take photos. Bundle up though, it gets cold but they supply everything you need to enjoy the experience - really incredible and we enjoyed.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Denise P
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We had a blast! The staff was awesome and the drinks were great. This bar is small and cold, but definitely worth going. Your provide with a coat and gloves.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jae A
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We went to Minus 5 Ice Bar for my birthday on Sunday, Dec. 3rd and had a fantastic time! Everyone was so nice. We did the $42 (2) cocktail experience... the vodka cocktail was DELICIOUS. They were out of ice glasses which was kind of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank divasmurf4090
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is a great bar to check out. Everything made entirely of ice, including the glass your drink comes in. Photos turned out awesome, drinks were yummy good. A little pricey experience but worth it.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank PatriciaY9221
Reviewed 5 October 2017

It was smaller than I expected, but other than that it was good fun. Definitely more fun with more people. You purchase packages and we got the higher ones. Came with drinks, a hat, furry parkas vs plain and a free pic. I think it...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank happydev
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Me and the wife stopped by for a fun visit to the Ice Bar after a Broadway show for our birthdays. Was a short walk from our theater on the way to Grand Central. The staff, including the on-site boss Tyler, were very friendly and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank David S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Went to Minus 5 with a group of old High School friends. Had a blast. For $39 you get admission, 2 drinks, gloves and a parka. You can upgrade to a fur coat for more $. Also, I should have gone on line to look...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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23 July 2017|
Response from twilliams15 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Whatever photos you take at the establishment you get them within minutes when you are leaving. You can even purchase the photos on a cd. The prices are a bit high. One 8x10 pic was $20-25
11 July 2017|
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Response from twilliams15 | Reviewed this property |
Hi They have different packages. Regular price is $20 if you want to change your parka into a fur coat & get drinks and a picture is about $75 per person. I got a groupon which was $20 for two people. Drinks run about $12-15... More