Comfort Inn Lower East Side
136 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: (212) 260-4141
Fax: (212) 260-9436
CV Lounge boasts a very fashionable décor for sharp visitors who come here to dance to the very popular DJs. Although drinks veer towards the more expensive end, the experience is very well worth it for those searching for the New York City nightlife.
Before this rock club came along in the 1990s, there was nowhere in the Lower East Side to see young, struggling bands playing their hearts out for free. Some good bands do still perform here however, and drinks remain cheap. It can get crowded on the weekends, and the upstairs bar serves some great drinks and offers good company.
From the shiny stage to the tea-salon tables and gigantic comfy booths, The Slipper Room has a relaxing cabaret feel. A variety of acts are performed here, including DJs, alternative jazz and comedy acts. If you are hungry, they serve good food like cherrystone clams casino, duck and cherries, or good old-fashioned steak. Hang out by the bar and sample their fine drinks as you take an eyeful of the events on offer. Show times vary. Call or visit the website for further information on current and upcoming events.
Mercury Lounge is one of the 'in' spots for seeing live music, with some of the hottest independent performers and old-time alternative favorites like John Lurie and the Lounge Lizards. The no cover charge front bar is a great place to hang out and be seen, and the rear performance space makes for an intimate club music experience. There are normally two to four shows per evening. Call or check local listings for events.
Housed in the same venue as the former Orchard Bar, 200 Orchard is a stylish new lounge that is known for its fine selection of cocktails as well as the dashing music that plays each night. The resident DJs play hip-hop and 90s tracks and the exultant crowd swings to the beats. The cocktail list has fruity drinks like Grape Gone Wild, The Orchard Shuffle and The Orchard Float. The lounge has low-lighting and a cozy ambiance. It sees a lot of the singles crowd.
Originally built as a bank in the 19th century, Element is now one of New York's hottest night clubs. Each of Element's three stories has a different atmosphere and a unique purpose. There's the intimate, brick-walled Mezzanine level, the archways of the Vault and the spacious wooden dance floor on the main level. You'll find it hard to resist dancing as the DJ gets started on the thundering sound system. Special VIP areas cater to the elite and also offer bottle service and a number of party packages. This chic nightclub attracts a glamorous crowd and is gaining popularity by the day thanks to its classy vibe and world-class DJs.
This modernist NYC lounge sure knows how to draw the crowds! With back-lighting that produces a warm glow, sleek over-sized furniture, and wood accents, Stay evokes a posh 1960s vibe. The exceptional in-house deejays offer up rockin' tunes masterfully mixed to keep the party going way into the wee hours of the morning! The drinks are delicious and strong, the service is outstanding, and the crowd is on the young hip side. Stay is also available as a rental space for many different occasions throughout the week. So come and party like a rock star here at Stay NYC!
This three-story rock club attracts the most hip and happening crowds in New York and is a great venue to host theme parties. There is live DJ music on most nights, playing fast and peppy songs to get the crowd grooving. The lounge on the first floor has a relaxed atmosphere and sleek wooden decor. The rooftop bar is the perfect place to enjoy the LES breeze and unwind after a hard day at work. The basement space hosts live band performances, and is frequented by 20-something music aficionados. It's definitely a great place to socialize and enjoy a drink with friends.
Fontana's is located between the Broome and Grand Streets in New York. The bar has two floors of enormous dancing space with extensive musical memorabilia adorning the walls. Upon entering, there is a large attractive bar that looks pretty inviting. The back room contains a pool table and a large video screen which keeps the youngsters hooked on to it, and the basement room features live bands playing rock as well as the latest pop. The hospitable bartenders and the relaxed atmosphere of the bar give it a great feel. The concerts and events that happen regularly in the bar are something to watch out for.
Pink Nightclub, a sub-venue in the BLVD, attracts a large crowd. With a hip and elegant décor, this high profile setting is fun to be in. The comfort in this lounge-like club is unquestionable, while the people coming in are nothing less than glamorous. The quality music offered here is a plus to the rocking ambiance. Visit the place and a warm, vibrant evening is assured for you. For VIP reservations, parties and event information, do call or check the website.
This Moroccan-French fusion bar and restaurant is sure to get your heart pumping and your taste buds roaring. Inspired by North African cuisine and infused with a subtle hint of French culture, Katra offers a warm and cozy ambiance and a menu worth being hungry for. The décor is very much Moroccan. The walls are adorned with traditional rugs, lanterns and tapestries, and the nooks and hideaways are strewn with fancy pillows and hazy candles. Here you can relax amongst friends or mingle with some new faces while dining on foods such as the mushroom and paneer Cheese Tart, Lamb Tagine and pan seared Red Snapper. Also, be sure to try some of their specialty cocktails such as the Lychee Martini or the Tangier Safi. And feel free to stay on after your meal as this place also has a reputable night scene. Smart-casual attire is preferred, and reservations are recommended.
At Finale NYC, club-goers take dancing seriously. This electronic music dance club features graffiti decorated walls with dark lighting. Bartenders serve up a wide assortment of drinks, but be prepared to pay a premium for your alcoholic beverage. DJs spin a mix of popular hits plus new tracks to keep things fresh.