Econo Lodge Inn & Suites University
2231 Banff Trail
Calgary, AB T2M 4L2
Phone: (403) 289-1921
Fax: (403) 282-2149
The Den, which is a famous hangout for students and young adults, is nestled in the University of Calgary. This is a wonderful spot for students as most of the university rock shows takes place here along with the usual DJ nights. Refreshing drinks and great finger foods are available at the upstairs The Black Lounge. This is a place, where students get a chance to unwind, gulp down a pint of beers upstairs and dance to the classic selections of rap, hip hop and rock music churned out by the DJs downstairs . Do drop by, with your friends as it's certainly a fun place to spend your night.
Located to the west of downtown Calgary, Spin Nightclub pays homage to the laid back ethos of the people in this part of Calgary. The club, which also doubles up as a dive bar during the day, is a perfect spot to gulp down cocktails and other beverages as you watch the world go by. At night, the club acquires its true form, as the resident DJs take command and churn out hits after hits. Dance to the tunes from the Old School, Standards/ Top 40 music and famous dance tracks with other young revelers, or hire a private space at the club and enjoy the conversations with your friends. Call ahead to know more.
As far as setting the trend in music is concerned, Ten Nightclub has left others far behind in its league by hosting some of the best DJs in techno, electronic and rap music. The club has witnessed full attendance during the performances of DJs like E-40, Technoboy and Mark Instinct, who consider Ten to be their favorite destination in Calgary. The club is dimly lit which calls the colorful disco lights on the dance floor to command attention. The well-stocked bar has an array of drinks and small bites options where you can relax and relish the atmosphere. If you have already reserved for the bottle service, the friendly and professional staff ensure that you are recognized and taken care of in style. Call ahead or visit their website for more information.
One of the rocking and happening places of Calgary, The Roadhouse is an exquisite nightclub located downtown. A popular party destination, Roadhouse emanates the right vibe, with funky and cozy interiors adding to the lively atmosphere. The Roadhouse is known to be one of the grand and spacious clubs in the city with its rich gigography. Spread across 8500 square feet (790 square meters), this venue comprises five bars, a dance floor, and an ample space for parking. Visit the website for nightly schedules and booking information; they have limo packages as well.
With no cover charge, Twisted Element is one of the most popular gay nightclubs in the city. With different events on every night that it is open, there are many ways to cut loose and have some fun. Karaoke on Wednesdays and Sundays; DJ nights on Friday and Saturday; and of course, the drag show on Sunday nights make this one of the most happening places in the area. You can also utilize this nightclub for a private event or party.
This pub establishment is always bustling, noisy and friendly. If you enjoy listening to live music, visit Morgan's Pub on Saturday afternoon for their weekly blues jam, which has attained a loud and loyal following. If you can't resist shaking your leg to the tunes, then a small yet prominent dance floor in front of the stage is where you can cut loose with your friends. They also offer pool tables, big screen televisions, and a large outdoor patio to unwind. The service is brisk, and the waiters and bartenders are friendly and make you feel at a friend's home. For food, you can order deluxe gourmet hamburgers, spicy chicken wings, hot dogs and nachos. They also have a large selection of ales and lagers.
Quincy's on Seventh is the place to go if you have a craving for red meat as nothing else will satisfy more than a big chunk of prime Alberta beef. There are so many steak choices on the menu, that there is only room for one chicken entree. They also offer 12 other beef dishes as well as a rack of lamb and wild mushroom bisque that are particularly satisfying. Quincy's decor is a rich combination of light and dark woods and the result is an atmosphere of high-end comfort. Apart from the food, Quincy's is also famous for its eclectic mix of club nights that take place on most nights of the week. Enjoy grooving to the dubstep music on Thursdays or dancing to the weekly drum 'n' bass music on Fridays.
Nestled in Eau Claire in Calgary, Commonwealth Bar & Stage is a premier nightlife destination for the people residing in Calgary. An old warehouse which was turned into a twin-level night club, it offers an ultimate experience with popular DJs who turn up the heat by playing some heart throbbing tracks. After shaking your leg on the groovy rap, electronic, hip hop and inde rock tunes, one can relish the range of food items served at this venue. The nights are themed with music played both upstairs and downstairs. The ambiance is electric and takes you into a different dimension.
Calgary's famous underground nightclub, The Warehouse is one of its kind. The finest DJs of North America and Europe show their skills in a variety of music styles including techno, house, trance, alternative, Brit pop, mod and retro. This is a clubbers paradise that hosts various events like 'Cosmic Gate', 'Ashes Divine-All Ages' and Sled Island', to name a few. The city's most exclusive parties are held here with the who's who of the town vying for some dance-floor space. A must visit for all party animals.
Formerly known as Rusty Cage Bar & Grill, Studio 82 is a fabulous joint having lots of things to look forward to. Starting from the ambiance which is typically like a bar, it has comfortable seating and tables to enjoy your meal. There are lots of delicious dishes to choose from such as Uncle Ming's Potstickers or Grilled Smoke House Chicken Quesadilla or Philly Cheese Steak or you can have a quick bite from the many burgers and finger foods available. Also available are a wide range of cocktails one can choose from. However, what Studio 82 is actually known for, is the live music on weekends performed by many Canadian bands over the years. Thursday night is usually for the resident DJ Brotherman who gives out some of the best old school music in the city. A brilliant place to enjoy food in the midst of a vibrant music atmosphere.
This popular nightclub hosts the city's up-and-coming bands with live music every night. You can also enjoy great food while you watch the bands performing live; the restaurant opens early to host breakfast and lunch, and is always willing to pour a drink. Choose from an excellent food menu of pub favorites and a spirit list to keep the night rocking. If you're hoping to find the next big band and soak up some local culture at the same time, drop into The Broken City where you're sure to do both.
Check out this trendy and chic place that has earned the reputation of being one of the most happening event venues of the city. Boasting of stylish interiors, this place attracts the creme-de-la-creme of Calgary. The Rhino features television screens, on which you can catch your favorite sports, while sipping on the chilled glass of house brews. One of the highlights of this place is the unique cocktail selection and extensive food menu this place has to offer. With Happy Hours from 4p to 7p, live music concerts and vivacious house parties hosted throughout the week, it's no wonder that The Rhino Smokehouse attracts a huge crowd on a regular basis.