Comfort Inn & Suites
1748 Capilano Road
North Vancouver, BC V7P 3B4
Phone: (604) 988-3181
Fax: (604) 904-2755
As the name indicates, this North Vancouver spot's design and decor resemble an old train station. The inviting interior is enhanced by the ceiling's wooden cross beams and lots of comfortable seating. The food is reasonably priced: appetizers such as a healthy serving of potato skins are tasty, and entrees such as burgers and shepherd's pie are worth a bite. The beers are reasonably priced and Boddington's a favorite.
Chic and trendy, Pop Opera offers the locals of Vancouver, an upbeat and an upscale venue to party and lounge around with family and friends. Making a splash on the party circuit, this nightclub-cum-lounge boasts of cutting edge music and stylish lighting system. And if your are looking for privacy, another in-house intimate room called Moet is also available that can accommodate about 30-100 people. Marked by leather sofas and back-lit mirrors, Pop Opera attracts the most happening crowd of the city.
Shine Night Club welcomes you any day of the week for some great music, DJs, drinks, and dance. Regulars and out-of-townees find it a great place to unwind and sometimes meet interesting people. Check out the drinks; there's always someone you know to bump into at the bar since the club is too much in demand. And if you're tired, relax in the backroom. The who's-who of Vancouver have certainly put Shine on the map. Cover charges vary.
Whether you want to hear Latin tunes, house music or see a live band perform, the Red Room offers it all, booking a diverse body of local talent. Hundreds of people pile into the club to dance under the multi-colored strobe lights, drink from multiple bars, and even play pool in a side room. Party people often flock here to see up and coming and established DJs spin on the weekends. Don't be surprised to see swinging glow sticks and candy suckers.
This large venue, spread across 28,000 square feet (2,601 square meters) is primarily a nightclub that also houses an art gallery. Named after the street it is located on, FiveSixty has multiple rooms each with it's own DJ and vibe. Most striking is the basement, which is a unisex bathroom with its own bar, DJ and dance floor. Live musicians and art shows add to the vibrancy of this place. So order a drink, enjoy the unusual decor and dance the night away!
For decades, The Railway Club, a small, second-floor downtown club has been home to famous performers playing everything from folk and country to jazz and rockabilly. The front room is the most intimate, while the corner room, separated by a long bar, has a more relaxed air. Drop in to catch up on the latest music and the hottest night scene around town. A hip place, plan your most exciting parties here and create memories to cherish for life. Check out the website or call ahead for more information.
A fun place to be, Pub 340 attracts revelers with its red and black decor and sheer goth appeal. Sip on a drink as you make the most of the themed nights this place has to offer. Regular club nights see a huge turnout of crowds drinking and grooving to the beats of the DJs who come in from all over the world. The joint is also famous for the live gigs it hosts from time to time, featuring genres like ska, punk, hardcore, rock among others. Call for more details on current and upcoming events.
Posh, elegant and upscale, AuBar is like a slice of Manhattan in the middle of downtown Vancouver. You might even catch a glimpse of a Hollywood star. Movie actors like Ryan Phillipe, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Carmen Electra have all made a stop here taking a break from the movies with a cocktail in hand. The open space, designed with custom furniture and sleek decor, features three separate bars and a large dance floor. Stop by for Sensual Fridays or Posh Saturdays to sip a drink and rub elbows with the social elite. AuBar is also a great place to host anything from wedding parties and fashion shows to birthday celebrations and corporate events. Check their website for further details.
When the last remaining Downtown disco and cabaret was remodeled to a contemporary nightclub, the people of Vancouver knew where to party next. Located on Cordova Street, at Blood Alley Square, this hidden gem is a treasure for nocturnal party animals, music-lovers and the general out-going public. Without wasting much thought on the decor, the place sports exposed brick walls, low lighting and a wonderful, hipster-retro style that adds to its uber-coolness factor. The music is awesome - a special emphasis on Alternate genres here, the vibe is great and the drinks are cheaper than a lot of places in the neighborhood; definitely worth a visit, this one!
Canvas Lounge is an ideal place to unwind and relax with your friends. Trendy and chic, this place offers stylish interiors and upbeat ambiance for guests to enjoy. Well-equipped with the latest audio visual equipments, this lounge is one of its kind in the city. On weekends the energy levels of clubbers are raised with the electrifying music played here. This place is also host to various art exhibitions.
A popular venue for live music, the Bourbon Country accommodates a crowd of over 300 people in it's funky space. Groove to the rock and roll beats churned out by the DJs or stay back for an evening of party and unlimited fun! It regularly hosts live gigs and musical performances by new and upcoming artists and bands. This is the place to be if you enjoy meeting new people and swaying to upbeat loud music. Check website for more details on current and upcoming shows.
1181 Lounge is a sleek gay nightclub. Aesthetic interiors such as the cork and mirror decked walls, moss colored benches and an aligned spatial set up gives it a unique character. Music played by the city's best DJs set the place rocking but it is never too loud for a good tête-à-tête. No wonder it is an award winning lounge and critically acclaimed by Vancouver's gay and straight publications. Come and see for yourself.