Nobody is ever going to mistake Sacramento for South Beach. But our snoozy little city got a taste of Miami heat with the opening in October of Revival, a rooftop bar and lounge inside the new Kimpton Sawyer Hotel.

The Sawyer, located next to Golden 1 Center, is a 250-room boutique hotel topped with a boxlike, five-story structure that contains 45 high-end residential lofts, with price tags reportedly as high as $4 million. It’s the high-profile centerpiece of Downtown Commons, aka DOCO, a retail-and-entertainment project (still under construction) designed to draw people downtown.

On the hotel’s third floor is Revival, a sleek, modern lounge with bar and cocktail seating. A wall of windows opens onto an outdoor patio overlooking the new arena and downtown. Outside, there are fire pits, lounge chairs, cabanas and a DJ stand, but the big draw is the shimmering swimming pool…

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