Rome best nightclubs – A quick list of clubbing venues in Roma
One of the questions the staff at Palladini hostel regularly get asked from our guests are where are Rome best nightclubs. There are a variety of options for different musical tastes and budgets too so lets have a look the the top clubbing places in Roma.
Right bang in the city centre near Piazza di Spagna Gilda is located on Via Mario de fiore 97 and is the place to be seen in the Italian capital and is frequented by the rich and famous elite of Rome. The club can be a slow starter and opens at 23:30 until 04:00 but doesnt usually get going until after 01:00. Gilda offers an array of different music on different nights so you should call the club directly or check out the website http://www.gildabar.it/ to find out whats on. You will usually find a choice of pop, hip-hop, R&B, and house. Drinks are around 15 Euros each and there is an entrance fee also of 10 Euros, otherwise you can call to get on the guest list and book a table to not be waiting in line but this will set you back more.
Located in Monte di Testaccio area where most of the nightspots are located is AKAB one of Rome best nightclubs which is set in a grotto / cave style nightclub on 2 floors. AKAB is famous for hosting live bands and upcoming music in the early hours of the evening and then later on becomes a regular nightspot with house, dance, reggae, acid jazz, disco, funk and soul music. Its one of the more popular nightclubs in Testaccio and can get quite busy at the weekends.
As with Gilda there is a cover charge to enter from 10-20 Euros depending on the night and this will include a free drink. Drinks cost approx 10 Euros. For more information on upcoming events and to get yourself on the guest list you can visit the website http://www.akabclub.com/it/
Goa one of Rome best nightclubs is one of the larger night spots in Rome with a capacity for 700. Its a house and techno club and is located at Via Giuseppe Libetta 13, close to the metro stop of Garbatella. Goa opened in 1996 from an old motorbike repair shop in is now one of Rome trendiest clubs set in the decor of an English lords Indian mansion. You can check out their website which is in english too and offers listings of all upcoming events, dj’s and theme nights http://www.goaclub.com Goa opens from 23:00 – 04:00 and entrance ranges from 10-25 Euro including a free drink but contact them directly to get onto the guest list as waiting times to enter can be long at the weekends.
Qube is located in Via di Portonaccio 212. The music ranges from house to rock to disco depending on the night you choose but as they have 3 floors sometimes you can find various types of music on the different levels so something for everyone. The most popular night is Muccassassina which Rome’s biggest LGBT party and usually takes place on the friday night. Qube is less touristy than the nightclubs of Monte di Testaccio and the prices are also a little more reasonable with drinks costing around 7 Euros. The club is open from 23:00 – 05:00 and for more information about upcoming events and the guest list see the website http://www.qubedisco.com/
Piper Club – Rome best nightclubs
Opened in in 1965 Piper club is celebrating 50 years of parties at the venue. Its a short 5 – 10 minute taxi ride from the central station Roma Termini located on Via Tagliamento 9 00198. The club only opens at weekends and on the Fridays it hosts themed parties, everything from Latin nights to ’90s house celebrations, while on Saturdays resident DJs pump out the music. They stay open from 23:00 – 05:00, the club is big and is set in a basement with drinks ranging from 5 -10 Euros. For more information about events and to add yourselves to the guest list you can visit the website http://www.piperclub.it
Please let us know in the comments if you have visited any on the list of Rome best nightclubs or if you have any suggestions of other nightclubs that we can add to the list.