It’s no secret–Taipei’s city center echoes with dance music once it hits the late nights during the weekend. The Xinyi District is the biggest party hub in the country, with many of the city’s biggest dance clubs all within walking range. For those with a different taste in music, here are also some other options that may satisfy your late night dance craving.
Sitting right by Taipei 101, Myst is one of the most popular spots to hit up in the famous Xinyi District. One of the biggest clubs in Taipei, Myst has luxurious decor, a spacious dance floor and an abundance of tables to accommodate the swarm of partygoers on the weekends. The recently-renovated balcony also provides tables that are available for reservation with a close view of Taipei 101 for a scenic place to take a break from a long night of dancing, and making it one of the best spots for New Years Eve parties.
Photo from Myst
Just newly opened in January, Elektro is the successor to Taipei’s well-known nightclub, Spark, after it abruptly closed down last year. Elektro was set out with the same ambition as its predecessor to be a hub for EDM lovers in Taipei. The club even invited famous American DJ Diplo for its opening night and continues to host internationally-renowned DJs on a weekly basis. And like Spark, the club hosts ladies nights every Wednesday.
Photo from Elektro
Located a small distance away from typical Taipei club scene, Chess Taipei is a smaller place that still offers as much fun as its more well-known competitors. The intimate venue’s dance floor is accompanied by new and classic hip hop through the night. Plus, since cover is usually free unless there are special events, it attracts a more casual and friendly crowd.
Photo by Chess Taipei
Located amongst the top clubbing district of Xinyi in Taipei, Room18 is a hip and modern spot located in the basement of Neo 19. The club is a bit smaller than its competitors, but it has two different dance floors for hip hop and EDM music to suit every clubgoer’s music taste. A partner of the distinguished Barcode bar and located just an elevator away, those with the Barcode stamp can actually head to Room18 for free after 1 a.m. to properly dance away their buzz. Both bars have high quality drinks with prompt and helpful bartenders to keep you sipping throughout the night.
Photo by Wen-cheng Liu
Unlike the typical club in the capital, this dance club is more laid back with a dive bar ambiance, playing more rock-n-roll and vintage favorites than the typical electronic dance music. It has nights themed for genres such as funk, hip hop and rock and attracts much of the western crowd with its unique music selections. And with four drinks that come with your NT$500 entry fee, the affordable price ensures you get a good buzz for the night.
Photo by Dago Pacheco
If you’re a fan of salsa, jazz or reggae, this spot by Xinyi Anhe is the spot for you. With its dedication to playing international and Latin music, M Taipei is a favorite spots for people looking for a scene different from the typical nightclub. Also with an open bar included in the entry price, the hub popular with expats and international students in the city always guarantees a good time.
Photo by M Taipei
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