Josephine Lounge DC

By Ravi in DC Nightclubs and Nightlife Guide, DC Nightlife
Sunday, November 27, 2011, 1:22am. (Updated: 11/01/13 at 4:47pm) Add comments
Josephine lounge Washington DC

Josephine brings an air of royalty to DC lounges

  • Venue Type: Lounge
  • Estimated Size: 500
  • Amenities: Bottle Service, Valet, Coat Check, 2 Rooms
  • Cover Charge: $20
  • Hours:
    M, W, Th: 10pm – 2am
    F/S: 10pm – 3am
  • Dress Code: Strictly Enforced, No Dress Code Thursdays
  • Age Requirement: 21+, 18+ Tuesdays
  • Location: K Street
  • Address: 1008 Vermont Avenue NW Washington, DC 20005. (202) 374 8601
  • Website: www.josephinedc.com
  • Atmosphere: Josephine Lounge in Washington DC is famous for the luxurious playground it provides The District’s young, upscale, fun-loving thrill seekers. Named after Napoleon’s first wife, the lounge is described as “a dark and mysterious adult fun house, all done up in black walls, lavender lights and multifaceted mirrors with embedded LEDs everywhere you look.”
Venue Overview

Entry to this chic DC lounges can be difficult on most nights. The attractive patrons one encounters upon descent into this playground for adults justifies the door policy. Large columns throughout the venue are adorned with diamond-shaped mirrors containing small LED lights between them. Plush VIP tables surround a sunken dance floor, while others line the top. More exist in the club’s Gold Room.

Josephine Lounge Washington DC

No one photo can capture the entire venue. While some go wild in The Pit, others relax at their tables overlooking the action. Beyond the VIP is the club’s Gold Room. Behind are the ‘L’ bars and dance floor.

Upon entering, to the immediate right are two bars in an ‘L’ shape, forming the outline of a small dance floor. The servers are some of DC’s hottest bartenders. The DJ booth extends just beyond the second bar and hangs over the sunken dance floor.

Imagine the hottest people in DC thrown into a plush VIP area, enjoying the finer points of inebriation. And don’t worry if you didn’t purchase a table, you can still get down.

Coming out of ‘The Pit’ on the other side one finds themselves entering the Josephine Gold Room. A kingly area that can open to the rest of the club, or clos off via a floating wall. It features a newly remodeled bar that spans the length of the room as well as a more open space that features an increased number of intimate VIP nooks.

Josephine lounge in Washington DC is a place to see, be seen, hide, stay hidden, party hard, or take it easy

Parties
  • Monday: Fiesta – An upscale Latin event featuring an open bar from 10PM to Midnight
  • Wednesday: ‘Majesty’ in the Gold Room features one of DC’s best hip-hop parties, while ‘Gold Rush’ in the Gold Room features a Moet-sponsored nightlife industry affair.
  • Thursday: Glow Washington DC hosts the venue’s only no dress code, 18+ night featuring the best DJs in the world – Tiesto, Tommy Trash, Cedric Gervais, Thomas Gold, ATB and more.
  • Friday: Bliss featuring in-house promos and hip-hop, mashups and the occasional rock to keep things interesting.
  • Saturday: Koodeta at Josephine brings a certain, nous ne savons pas. It’s savoir vivre cultivated amongst the gentry of DC nightlife.
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Photo Tour: The Gold Room
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The new Gold Room at Josephine features added tables as well as a direct line of site to the DJ booth!

Video Tour:

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16 Responses to “Josephine Lounge DC”

  1. classy not trashy says:

    LOVED IT!! just my type of place for a girls nite out. but where do I get the pictures for thursday night? looking for 01/19.

  2. fernando says:

    I like to go there look very nice

  3. Sean says:

    is it always 21 and up every single night?

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