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Connie airplane at the TWA Hotel


Connie Cocktail Lounge



Step onto the TWA Hotel’s tarmac — and back into 1958

Our 1958 Lockheed Constellation "Connie" airplane turned cocktail lounge has been named one of the best hotel bars in the world by Departures

Reservations are not accepted; walk-ins are welcomed on a first come, first served basis. Occupancy limits apply.



Connie Hours

4 PM to 10:30 PM, seven days a week 

Occasionally Connie hosts private events. Please see the list of closures below to confirm Connie will be open when you plan to visit!

 TWA Hotel Connie cocktail lounge
Connie's cabin has a cutout showing the plane's construction.

Our 1958 Connie airplane — which served as an Alaskan bush plane shuttling supplies to Prudhoe Bay and a marijuana dropper after retiring from TWA! — seats 75 guests. Connie serves cocktails and light snacks. Try the Vodka is My Co-Pilot, Connie's take on a martini.

 Connie's cockpit
Connie's cockpit has authentic controls.

Fully restored, the plane features murals by artist Mario Zamparelli that once graced the cabin, an original navigation system and the emergency device people used to escape danger: a rope! The cockpit even has a feed to air traffic control.

 TWA Hotel Connie airplane
Lounge in airplane seats from the '50s.

Read more about Connie's checkered past — and her surprise tour through Times Square, where her eight-story billboard hung in the Fifties — by clicking through the stories below.

Connie will be closed for private events on the following times:

  • Thursday, November 30, 2023 from 4 PM to 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2023 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, December 7, 2023 from 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
  • Saturday, December 30, 2023 from 9:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Photo courtesy of U.S. Air Force.

Meet TWA Hotel's Connie Plane

The 1958 Lockheed Constellation airplane has a glamorous past.


Connie Becomes a Cocktail Lounge

A meticulous renovation restores Connie to her glory days.


Connie in Times Square

Lights, camera, airplane! Flip through photos of her trip.