Profitable High-Class Trending Hookah Lounge Near College Campus
Capitalize on the high profit margins of hookah!
Bowling Green, KY
Hookah is one of the most profitable industries to be in and is growing more every year! Cloud 9 Hookah is one of the best hookah lounges in the country... just check out our reviews online! Our business has spent the past 2 years building a solid reputation in the community for product knowledge, customer service excellence, and quality hookahs. We serve Tangiers, a product many lounges do not have access to, and this product alone in the lounge accounts for 75% of hookah sales.
In addition to excellent hookahs, our lounge provides the perfect atmosphere to relax in with a very Chicago-style vibe. There is drop-down lighting fixtures over each section on dimmers, as well as ambient lighting with floorlamps, paintings on the wall, a game chest with board games, and a bookshelf full of books. With the wide open space of our lounge, we host live music every month as well as many other events like a weekly Trivia night on Thursdays that fills the lounge.
We use top of the line Regal Hookahs for service in the lounge which retail for $250 a piece and last a lifetime. We use Social Smoke Professional Lounge hoses, which are washable and provide an easy draw. We use Tangiers Phunnel bowls for our Tangiers line and Cocoultimates, a clean burning coconut coal. We carry Nakhla, Al-Fakher, Social Smoke, and Tangiers as our 4 staple shishas, and a non-tobacco alternative called Shiazo Steam Stones. We have over 80 flavors for customers to choose from, and a list of 50 mixers. Customers can customize their hookahs with drinks in the base, ice packs, and ice hose tips for an increased price.
The typically cost of a hookah is $0.70 - $1.20, and the price sold can range anywhere from $10-16 (without any additions). The markup on drinks and retail items is roughly 100%. A typical Friday or Saturday night will yield anywhere from 40-50 hookahs sold in the lounge.
The office includes a desk, filing cabinet, microwave, and mini-fridge. The inventory room has 4 heavy duty shelving units for backstock and cleaning supplies. The bar is equipped with a granite shisha packing station and all the shisha on the menu.
Our retail selection carries a very extensive collection of brands of shisha, including Al-Fakher, Nakhla, Starbuzz, Social Smoke, Fantasia, Fumari, Tangiers, and Shiazo Steam Stones. We sell a variety of coals including Miraculum 30mm Quicklights, Miraculum 40mm Quicklights, Exotica Finger coals, Golden Canary Japanese tabs, CocoUltimates, Coconaras, Pharaoh Finger coals, and Zambookah bamboo coals. We have an assortment of hookah accessories including windcovers, coal trays, replacement bases, diffusers, hose adapters, mouthpieces, cleaning brushes, and tongs. For our hoses, we sell Social Smoke Professional Lounge hoses, Starbuzz Royal Egyptian hoses, Nammor hoses, Asli hoses, Nu-hoses, and MYA regular hoses. Our bowl selection includes Social Smoke Hemis, Power Bowls, Tangiers Phunnels, and Vortex bowls. We sell top of the line hookahs including Vapor Glass hookahs, MYA Saray, Sahara Smoke, and Khalil Ma'moon. We sell cigars and vape products, Djarum Blacks, Cloud 9 Hookah T-shirts, stickers, lanyards, and vinyls, and Paddywax Apothecary candles.