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GAY TRAVEL IN SAN FRANCISCO

THINGS TO DO IN SAN FRANCISCO

San Francisco is one of the most famous gay cities in the world and historically the heart of gay emancipation. San Francisco has a lot to offer, you can easily enjoy staying in San Francisco for a couple of days. The Golden Gate Bridge, the Cable Car, Alcatraz, Fisherman’s Warf all iconic landmarks in San Francisco. In Castro you become part of the extensive gay scene of San Francisco.

HOTELS FOR GAYS IN SAN FRANCISCO

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Beck’s Motor Lodge

The cozy motel Beck's Motor Lodge is located in Castro, the gay district of San Francisco. Here you will find most of San Francisco's gay bars, clubs, restaurants and shops. Beck's Motor Lodge offers spacious and clean rooms with up-to-date amenities

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Noe’s Nest Bed and Breakfast

Noe's Nest Bed and Breakfast is a small Bed & Breakfast with only eight rooms. The B&B is located near the Castro district in San Francisco. In under 15 minutes you can walk from this charming Bed & Breakfast to Castro. You can also take the tram from Church Street and 24th Street. The rooms in this Victorian house are beautiful decorated and feature excellent facilities. The owner of
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Hotel Zelos San Francisco

Hotel Zelos San Francisco is ideally located to visit both the famous attractions of San Francisco and the gay scene of San Francisco. From the hotel it is just a five-minute walk to Union Square. The hotel is also in the direct vicinity of stops of the Cable Car, the Bart and the tram. You can conclude that it will be easy to travel by public transport. By tram it will take you approximately ten
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W San Francisco

W San Francisco is located in the SOMA district of San Francisco. In this district you will find many cultural activities. For example, the hotel is right next to the San Francisco Museum for Modern Art. The spacious rooms at W San Francisco are equipped with modern furniture and excellent facilities. Other facilities of the hotel are a spa, where you can book all kind of treatments, a bar where y
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Hotel Kabuki

Situated in the city's historic Japantown district, Hotel Kabuki is a blend of Eastern elegance and Western comfort. The hotel is located in the heart of a vibrant cultural scene. From the hotel it is easy to visit many of San Francisco's famed gay venues. Visiting the iconic Castro district, you can easily hop on a Muni bus or underground line. The nearest public transport station is the Geary Bo
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Parker Guesthouse

Parker Guesthouse, nestled in the heart of San Francisco, offers visitors a welcoming ambiance with proximity to the city's gay scene. Located within walking distance from the iconic Castro district, it is very easy to visit the numerous of gay bars, restaurants and other gay venues in Castro. Public transportation is conveniently accessible, with MUNI metro and bus stops close by. Parker Guesthou
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Petite Auberge

Petite Auberge is a charming boutique hotel set in the heart of San Francisco. This French-inspired establishment offers cozy rooms, free Wi-Fi, and a daily wine reception. The facilities are tailored for comfort, with fireplaces in many rooms and a delightful breakfast served each morning. The hotel's central location is a major plus. Petite Auberge has in it's close proximity several prominent g
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Axiom Hotel

The Axiom Hotel is located in the heart of San Francisco. The hotels melds historic architecture with modern design. A stone's throw away from  the hotel you will find world-renowned attractions like Union Square, the Museum of Modern Art, and the iconic cable car turnabout. Getting to the gay venues in Castro District is easy. Simply hop onto the nearby Powell Street Station's MUNI Metro lines a
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The St Regis San Francisco

The St. Regis San Francisco is located in the bustling SoMa district. The hotel combines luxury and timeless elegance. As one of the city's premier 5-star accommodations, it boasts an array of exquisite facilities.  Just a short walk away is the renowned San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) and Yerba Buena Gardens. Those seeking to explore the gay scene in Castro, you can hop on a MUNI Met
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Inn at the Opera

Nestled in the heart of San Francisco, the Inn at Opera is located just steps away from the vibrant arts district, you are within walking distance of  the famed War Memorial Opera House and Davies Symphony Hall. For those keen on exploring, the nearby Japantown, Fillmore Street boutiques, and the historic Alamo Square are just a short stroll away. To visit the iconic Castro district, you can easi

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FAQ's ABOUT GAY FRIENDLY HOTELS IN SAN FRANCISCO

  • Why travel to San Francisco?
  • San Francisco is a place that is known for its laid-back atmosphere, liberal way of life, and is home to one of the most vibrant LGBT communities in the United States. It is the fourth most visited city in the United States, and with a vibrant nightlife scene, a multitude of gay bars, and an extremely high concentration of well-to-do gay residents, it is a prime spot for gay-friendly travel. There are many gay hotels in San Francisco, most of which are found in the neighborhood of Castro and in the Haight-Ashbury district.
    San Francisco is one of the most gay-friendly cities in the US, so it’s no wonder that it has been ranked the number one most popular travel destination among LGBT travelers. In fact, the travel company, OutNow, found that these travelers are six times more likely to visit the city than most Americans. With so many gay-friendly attractions, it’s easy to find a hotel that’ll feel like an extension of your home.

  • What is Castro?
  • Over the last decade, San Francisco’s Castro District has emerged as the center of a community that is both openly gay and welcoming to everyone else. While the Castro is not the only gay-friendly area in the city, it is the most visible, and a walk down Market Street on any given day will confirm that the Castro is still the heart and soul of the gay community in San Francisco.
    San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood is an iconic area of the city, and for a good reason. If you’re gay and you’re travelling to San Francisco, this is one of the top neighborhoods you should visit. The Castro has been the center of gay life since the early 1900s, and there’s still nowhere else quite like it today. Its colorful history has led to an incredible amount of gay-friendly businesses, and it’s the heart of the city’s annual Gay Pride Parade and Celebration.

  • What are the main San Francisco shopping districts?
  • Whether you’re looking for a special souvenir for friends or a fabulous outfit for a special occasion, San Francisco has all the shopping a gay traveler could want. Whether you’re into high-end designer clothing or more casual clothes, there’s no reason to head back to the same old shopping districts in San Francisco.
    San Francisco is a city that loves to shop, and love to shop it does. The city has been called a “shopping paradise” because of its many different retail districts, from luxury brands to budget-friendly finds. To the west of Union Square lies the Union Square District. It is said the Union Square area is one of the most prestigious retail districts in the city. It is home to a large number of high-end designer boutiques.

  • What about the rich San Francisco LGBT history?
  • San Francisco is one of the most popular destinations for gay travelers, and it has a rich LGBT history. You can even see a bit of that history in the city’s neighborhoods, which are named after the LGBT characters who helped make them famous. If you want to get a taste of the LGBT culture that continues to thrive in San Francisco, you’ll want to visit the Castro District, which is the city’s most famous gay neighborhood. Here, you can visit the GLBT History Museum, located right next to Harvey Milk Plaza, a public space named after San Francisco’s first openly gay elected official and one of the first openly gay politicians to be elected in the US.

  • What can you do at San Francisco’s rainbow walk?
  • San Francisco is the perfect destination for a romantic vacation or just a weekend getaway. And for same-sex partners, it’s one of the best places to visit in the world. But it’s the city’s LGBT-friendly atmosphere that makes it a unique travel destination. Soak up the city’s LGBT-friendly vibe at the Rainbow Honor Walk, a tribute to LGBT military veterans that winds through the heart of the Castro.

  • Where can you see a theatre performance?
  • If you are travelling to San Francisco, your first stop has to be the Castro Theatre. This iconic movie house has been entertaining the masses with its eclectic program of movies, plays, concerts, and dance parties since 1922. Whether you’re into indie films, blockbusters, or just want to enjoy a fantastic meal while catching a show, the Castro Theatre offers something for every taste.
    Performances of all kinds take place at the historic Castro Theatre. The Castro Theatre has been a performing arts mecca in the city since its opening in 1922. The theatre played host to the 1934 premiere of the film “The World Moves On,” Clark Gable’s first film. The Castro Theatre has also been a live venue for a number of musical performances, including those by Elton John, Queen, and Duran Duran.

  • What are the best restaurants in town?
  • There is nothing wrong with wanting to be pampered while traveling. Therefore, when you are in San Francisco, make sure to visit one of the best restaurants in San Francisco.
    There are more than enough restaurants in San Francisco to keep you occupied for the rest of your days. But with that much choice, how can you be sure you’re hitting only the best spots while you’re in town? Our hungry stomachs can only take so much. San Francisco is a foodie’s dream come true. The city is packed with trendy restaurants offering exciting new cuisines from around the world, and the local offerings are just as exciting. It can be hard to narrow down your list of must-try restaurants in San Francisco with so many great choices. That’s why we’ve done all the legwork for you, making it easy to create your own personal restaurant crawl.
    The first step is to choose an area of the city to visit. The most popular areas include the Marina, the Castro, and North Beach, but there are many more to explore.

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