Europe's Top Gay Hotels & Resorts 2016

Europe's Top Gay Hotels & Resorts 2016

For the 3rd consecutive year, we've gone through thousands of hotel bookings made on Travel Gay Europe to compile our best-selling hotels in 2016.

Our 'Top 100' list includes the following hotels which are dedicated to serving the gay market.

Berlin, Germany

Axel-Hotel-Berlin-fAxel Hotel Berlin

One of the best-selling hotels on Travel Gay Europe - gay or straight. Located just moments from Berlin's best gay nightlife and close to a subway station, the Axel is a great base for exploring Berlin and its gay scene.

In addition to modern rooms and suites, guests have access to the popular Axel Wellness Centre to relax in the jacuzzi, sweat it out in the sauna or just chill in the relaxation area.

Prices and more pictures. (2016 - Top 25 | 2015 - Top 25) 

ArtHotel-Connection-Berlin-fArtHotel Connection

Located in the heart of the Schöneberg gay village, the ‘art nouveau’ 3-star ArtHotel Connection Hotel features uniquely themed, value-for-money guest rooms.

Every room has a flat screen TV, DVD player, laptop-sized safe, iPhone docking station, free WiFi and breakfast is served until 4pm. Renowned for its friendly and helpful service, hotel provides free entry to the next-door gay club Connection.

Prices and more pictures(2016 - Top 25 | 2015 - Top 25)

Toms-Hotel-in-Berlin-fTOM'S Hotel

Perhaps the most famous gay hotel in Berlin, Tom’s Hotel offers comfortable, en suite single and double rooms that are equipped with flat screen TV, DVD player and free WiFi.

Guests receive a a special hotel pass that give discounts and special offers at many of the nearby gay bars, cruise clubs, saunas, nightclubs, shops and restaurants.

Prices and more pictures(2016 - Top 25 | 2015 - Top 25)

Gay-Hostel-Berlin-fGay Hostel Berlin

Like TOM'S Hotel, Gay Hostel Berlin is located in Schöneberg, close to the gay bars and cruise clubs. The hostel restricts access to gay men up to the age of 38.

Single rooms and shared dormitories are clean, simply furnished and great value for money. There is a common kitchen with microwave, fridge and free WiFi.  Guests also receive a hostel pass which gives them exclusive deals and discounts at various gay venues.

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My-GayhostelMy Gayhostel

Exclusively for gay men. My Gayhostel offers budget accommodation in the heart of Schöneberg gay district, a short walk from HAFEN bar, Prinzknecht and other gay venues.

A choice of single/double rooms and dorms are available, all with shared facilities and free WiFi. Located a short walk from the lively Nollendorfplatz square and 15 minutes from the famous Ku'damm shopping street.

Prices and more pictures. (2016 - Top 100)

Munich, Germany

Deutsche-Eiche-Munich-fHotel Deutsche Eiche

This iconic 3-star hotel in central Munich has been serving the gay community for decades. But it is not just the great central location and 36 comfortable guest rooms, junior suites and apartments that appeal.

The hotel is also home to the Deutsche Eiche gay sauna, the largest gay bathhouse in Bavaria with facilities that include a Finnish sauna, salt sauna, whirlpool, large steam bath, dark room, solarium, rooftop garden, bistro & bar.

Prices and more pictures(2016 - Top 25 | 2015 - Top 25)

Mykonos, Greece

Elysium-Hotel-MykonosElysium Hotel

The views of the Aegean Sea from the Elysium's swimming pool and sun terrace are spectacular. But the buffed bodies around the ever-popular bar are equally pleasing. This is definitely the place on Mykonos to see and be seen.

Guest rooms are air-conditioned and have satellite TV, safe, mini fridge and broadband internet access. Deluxe rooms are larger and have a kitchenette. This 4-star resort also offers a hydro-massage room, sauna and steam room, all free for in-house guests.

Prices and more pictures(2016 - Top 25 | 2015 - Top 25)

Rome, Italy

Second-Floor-Relais-Rome-f2Second Floor Relais

This consistently popular, modern gay guesthouse is located in the very heart of Rome, a few steps from The Colosseum and gay bars Coming Out and My Bar.

Guest rooms have a private bathroom, air conditioning, HD TV, free WiFi and minibar. Dominic and his team will do their best to ensure an enjoyable stay. Professional, qualified masseurs are available.

Prices and more pictures(2016 - Top 50 | 2015 - Top 25)

Ares-Rooms-f2Ares Rooms

The gay-owned & -managed Ares Rooms B&B features simply furnished guest rooms on the fifth floor of a late 19th century building (with an elevator) - a real value-for-money option.

The location is great for sightseeing and just a few minutes’ walk to the gay nightlife including cruise clubs.

Prices and more pictures(2016 - Top 50 | 2015 - Top 25)

Barcelona, Spain

Axel Hotel Barcelona

Axel Barcelona continues to be one of the most popular hotels on Travel Gay Europe. Customers love the chic, modern rooms and a new wine bar. The rooftop ‘Sky Bar’ is a destination in its own right, while the Wellness Club 33 impresses with 500 m² of water zones, spa treatments, massages and personal fitness training.

The Axel is close to the gay bars and clubs in Eixample and is less than 10 minutes’ walk from city centre. The concierge has a wealth of knowledge of everything gay around the city.

Prices and more pictures. (2016 - Top 25 | 2015 - Top 25)

Gran Canaria, Spain

Axelbeach-Maspalomas-fAxelBeach Maspolamas

Stylish apartments, located just a few minutes’ walk from the Yumbo Center gay nightlife and 1.5 km from the beach.

Guest rooms are air-conditioned and have a living/dining area, flat screen TV and kitchenette.

Fabulous facilities include a swimming pool with sun loungers and garden, spa, outdoor jacuzzi, wet/dry sauna and a gym. The rooftop Sky Bar is one of the best pre-party gay meeting spots in town.

Prices and more pictures(2016 - Top 50 | 2015 - Top 25)

BeachBoys-Resort-MaspalomasBeachBoys Boutique Resort

The clothing-optional Beach Boys resort has just 12 individually styled bungalows, a private pool, sun terrace with sun loungers, poolside bar where breakfast, drinks, meals and snacks are served.

The famous Maspalomas dunes are just a 15-minute walk away. The gay nightlife at the Yumbo Center is about 20 minutes’ walk, or you can take a taxi (approx. 4€ each way).

Prices and more pictures(2016 - Top 100 | 2015 - Top 100)

Los-Tucanes-GayLos Tucanes Gay

A clothing-optional gay resort, located just 2 minutes' walk from gay venues in Yumbo Center. Los Tucanes features a garden, pool, sun terrace and hot tub. The onsite bar serves breakfast, drinks and snacks all day, although a huge choice of restaurants are nearby.

Each self-catering bungalow has air conditioning, terrace, kitchenette with hob, fridge, toaster, coffee maker, as well as an electronic safe, flat screen satellite TV and WiFi (extra charge).

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Madrid, Spain

Hostal Room PrideHostal Room Pride

Very gay-oriented budget hotel in the heart of the Chueca gay scene, just steps from many of the best gay bars. Gran Via metro station and Puerta del Sol are all nearby.

Hostal Room Pride offers 8 simply furnished rooms in bold colours. Each room features private bathroom, flat screen TV, air conditioning and free WiFi.

Excellent value and great location for the gay nightlife.

Prices and more pictures(2016 - Top 50 | 2015 - Top 50)

Tenerife, Spain

Playafor-Chill-Out-Resort-Tenerife-fPlayaflor Chill-Out Resort

The only exclusively gay resort in south Tenerife. Playaflor offers modern guest rooms and apartments with of mix of Arabian and African colonial and tribal styling.

The (clothing-optional) swimming pool, sun terrace and chill-out bar brings back customers year after year.

Located just a short walk from the beaches and a gay-cruisy night spots, gay bars and clubs.

Prices and more pictures(2016 - Top 25 | 2015 - Top 25)


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