The Dream Downtown NYC an Exclusive Nightlife Hub

Ever since its opening in the summer of 2011, The Dream Downtown has been at the epicenter of New York nightlife.

The hotel is home to three of the city’s most exclusive and desirable nightclubs (PHD,The electric room and No. 8) and is a popular destination for Manhattan’s in-the-know nightlife crowd.

If you have not yet been to any of the fantastic nightlife spots at the Dream Downtown- then read on to see what they have in store.

Clubs of the Dream Downtown:

PHD (Penthouse-Dreamdowntown)

PHD Nightclub New York City

PHD or Penthouse Dream draws its name from its location, perched high atop the hotel. Club features include: opulent décor, 360 panoramic views, an outdoor terrace as well as state of the art lighting / sound systems (for these reasons, PHD is featured on our list of best NYC rooftop parties for 2013).

The venue is known for drawing a beautiful and sophisticated crowd, and also for its tight door policy.

PHD is open to the public between the hours of 5:00pm and 9:30pm. After 9:30pm, entrance is at the doorman’s discretion.

For more info check out our review of PHD, or the venue’s official website.

Electric Room

electric room nyc

Electric room is one of the New York’s most exclusive nightlife spots. Located in the basement of the Dream Downtown- the venue features eclectic decoration and a dubaucherous vibe that makes you feel dangerous, but also safe.

The venue attracts a cool crowd that is at the intersection of upscale sophistication and downtown edge- which we think is just awesome.

Once you arrive at Electric Room- you won’t want to leave, which is why the parties here tend to run late (Electric Room is on our list of NYC’s best late night / after hours parties).

For more info check out our review of Electric Room

Number 8


No. 8 is a sexy and sophisticated lounge located outside of the Dream Downtown. The venue is not officially part of the hotel, but they are housed under the same roof- which we felt was reason enough to include them on this list.

No. 8 draws one of the most sophisticated crowds in the city. One unique feature of this two level venue is that there are multiple tiers of exclusivity. In addition to the first floor lounge area- there is also an upstairs lounge area (called the rec room) that requires a VIP stamp to enter- as well as a super exclusive members only area.

for more info read our review of No. 8

Notable Parties at the Dream Downtown

In addition to having some of the best nightlife venues in the city, the Dream Downtown is also host to some of the city’s best weekly parties.
Sunset Saturdays @ PHD
Sunset Saturday’s is one of NYC’s premier weekly parties- the party runs from 6pm to 10pm every Saturday and draws one of the most beautiful and energetic crowds in the city.

Sunset Swimclub & other Pool parties

During the summer months- the beach at the Dream Downtown throws some of NYC’s most exclusive pool parties. If you have fantasies of partying poolside with a flock of beautiful models, the parties here are where you can make it happen.

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