Airbnbanter events. It’s like speed dating minus the romance (unless both parties mutually feel the romance), but there are beds instead of tables. Hop into bed with a stranger and converse until your time is up, then move on to the next bedded stranger.
Beds are intimate but comfortable and will make breaking the ice a little easier. It’s a good way to meet a ton of people in a short time when you’re in an unfamiliar city.