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Focusing on just one nightclub in Los Angeles would do it a disservice. L.A. is a playground for nightlife activity no matter where in the city you might be.
Hollywood is your epicenter for clubbing in L.A. At the newly opened Emerson Theater you can sip cocktails in the glamour of the 1920s that is fused with a contemporary twist. Not far away, newly opened high energy nightspot Create nightclub features the best in high-profile dance music talent and emerging artists; while The Colony takes an elite East Coast angle and transports you to a hip Hamptons beach house for the night.
In West Hollywood you can party poolside at SkyBar at the Mondrian Hotel. While the actual open-air SkyBar effortlessly floats above the pool, nothing can stop you from taking your drink to the water's edge. Farther west on Sunset Blvd., you can't go wrong with catching a show at music clubs like the House of Blues, Viper Room and The Roxy and new swank retro‑vaudeville lounge Bootsie Bellows.
If you ask yourself which “one” nightclub is the hottest in Los Angeles, you’re in the wrong city. There isn’t “one” of the best. The Los Angeles nightlife is so densely concentrated that anyone can easily navigate through the scene. Any night of the week, a thriving crowd is toasting the night away at rooftop pools, iconic haunts of Between The Sunset Strip, comedy clubs, high-end lounges, dive bars and exclusive hideouts. It’s no surprise that Los Angele’s population nearly doubles on the weekend.
Here’s a quick overview of the best nightlife in Los Angeles.
The Sunset Strip
Viper Room, Whiskey a Go Go, The Roxy, Rainbow Bar & Grill, Key Club and much more!
Elegant Hotel Bars
Tower Bar at Sunset Tower, SkyBar at Mondrian and Bar 1200 at the Sunset Marquis to name a few.
Santa Monica Blvd
The Den, The Hudson, Surly Goat, Bar Lubitsch, and Kitchen 24.