Copenhagen Downtown Hostel
Within walking distance from Christiania freetown and the busiest nightlife area, it also has one of the cheapest bars in town. The bar offers happy hour every night, as well as pool, foosball and many more games. A perfect place to socialise and meet new people before hitting the bars!
Average dorm price: 26.81 €
Sleep In Heaven
The hostel offers a Beer Garden with pool and games where guests hangout and socialise and where there is always music playing to keep the atmosphere lively. With a good location and close to many amenities, this hostel is great to meet other travellers and make new friends to party with!
Average dorm price: 22.86 €
What are the Party Hostels in Copenhagen like?
- Best Party Hostels in Copenhagen: Copenhagen Downtown Hostel; Sleep In Heaven
- Party hostel style: Party hostel
- Craziness level: fairly crazyl
- Parties on-site: Bar and parties onsite
- Pub Crawls: Yes
Most of the hostels in Copenhagen have on-site bars or cafes, where guests can mingle and hang out. Some of them organize regular parties, happy hours, drinking games, karaoke nights, and live music on weekends. They are located within or nearby the main party areas, crowded with vibrant bars and pubs.
Nightlife in Copenhagen
Officially the happiest city in the world didn’t get a high reputation for no reason. The city has truly unique vibes, thanks to the unconventional places where you can grab a drink and dance like no one's watching. Divers mix of venues and events are heaven for the real party maniacs, along with the Copenhagen’s underground clubs and extraordinary bars.
Basic information about nightlife in Copenhagen:
Pubs and clubs closing times:
- Bars and pubs: Monday to Thursday until Monday to Thursday until 03 am – Weekends until 05 am
- Clubs: Monday to Thursday until Monday to Thursday until 04am – Friday and Saturday at 06am
- Average cover charge for clubs: free - 20 €
- Average price of pint of beer: 4 €
- Famous neighbourhoods for partying: Nyhavn, Vesterbro, Nørrebro, City Center
- Famous events or parties: Ølfestival, three-day beer festival in May
Best Party Areas in Copenhagen
The most popular party districts in Copenhagen are famous Nyhavn and Vesterbro. They are close to each other, and well connected with public transport. Besides them, hidden gems of a vibrant nightlife can be found in almost every corner of the city.
Party in Nyhavn
With colourful buildings and plenty of bars right next to the canal, Nyhavn is a symbol of the city. The charming neighbourhood has a great offer when it comes to local food and craft beers. Even though the prices are a bit higher compared to other districts, a charming and welcoming atmosphere is making this area one of the favourites among locals and travellers.
Nyhavn is a lively local bar and restaurant, a perfect place to start your adventure. Fisken Pub offers a wide selection of local and international beers and has live music on weekends.
Party in Vesterbro
Former working-class neighbourhood, lively Vesterbro is the most hippie area in the city. Especially popular among hipsters, Vesterbro is home of vibrant and buzzing nightclubs and bars.
Curfew is one of the coolest bars in the city, with lovely décor and great service. The bar is extremely popular among cocktail fans, thanks to the wide choice of signature and classic tastes. Highly recommended for beer fans, Mikkeller Bar offers a wide selection of local and international brewers. Great live music on weekends and happy hours are reasons to put the Mikkeller Bar on your must-visit list.
Party in City Centre
City Centre is the most vibrant part of Copenhagen and most crowded one. There are bars and pubs at every step, as well as the great dance and nightclubs. Most of them are hosting bands and DJs on weekends, and super happy hours almost every day.
La Fontaine is a cosy jazz bar, with a warm and chill atmosphere. The bar is open until 5am every single night, which makes it a safe option if you don’t know where else to go. The Jance Bar is another popular bar with great vibes, multiple rooms, and indoor smoking area. Although the bar is open only on weekends, the atmosphere gets pretty wild after midnight.
Dress codes & age restrictions
Many bars and clubs in Copenhagen don’t have a strict dress code, but the most common one is a casual and smart-casual look. There are a couple of places which doesn’t approve sportswear, T-shirts, and jeans. Even though the lounges, restaurants and elegant bars don’t require business attire or a jacket, you should definitely make some effort if you are planning to visit some of these places.
You have to be 18 and above if you want to get to a bar and club. Drinking age is the same, so don’t be surprised if they ask you to show ID every time you want to buy alcohol.