The Culver Hotel

This is a wonderful vintage venue, but unfortunately they no longer host Swing dancing events (boooo!)

The Culver Hotel opened in 1924, so the ambiance is fantastic for Swing dancing and Bal. After it was allowed to deteriorate in the 1950’s through the 90’s, it was renovated in 1997 to the state it is in today. You can read more about the history here, including legends that the hotel is haunted.

The floor is smooth marble tile and is pretty good for dancing. There is a small dance area that has been cleared out in front of the band.

On nights when Dave Stuckey is playing, the crowd consists of bewildered hotel guests and diners along with Bal and Swing dancers who are fans of Dave Stuckey.

On non-Stuckey nights, there are considerably fewer Swing dancers there. On those nights, you should bring your own partner.

The Culver Hotel exterior

Keep in mind that this is a hotel, bar, and restaurant, not a Swing venue, so please be sensitive to the patrons and wait staff. Buy dinner or at least a drink so they will continue to book Swing bands!!!!!  If you just show up, dance, and leave, it isn’t fair to the venue or the band.

The schedule is subject to change (my calendar is not directly linked to their websites, unlike other venues), so check the respective Facebook pages before going. – Brian

When: No mas.
Cost: Buy dinner or drinks
Crowd: Hotel guests and diners, along with Swing and Bal dancers.
Dress: Try to dress up a bit. This is a classy joint.
Website: Hotel Website
Website: Dave Stuckey and the Hot House Gang Facebook Page
Facebook: Hotel Facebook Page
The Culver Hotel, 9400 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA

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