The Secret Bar is lighted in red with red couches and chairs. It gives a level of decadence for a girls' night out or a romantic drink before dinner. The McIntosh stereo system in this room allows for listening to the hotel's record collection in the records room across the hall.
La Condesa (400 W. Second St. 499-0300, http://www.lacondesaaustin.com/)
Reclaimed red oak covers the walls at Second Bar + Kitchen at the Austonian. Designer Amber Lewis didn't want the venue to be cold just because it's in a new building.