May 6, 2024

Fort Lauderdale’s Newest Gay-Friendly Hotels

We have great news for travelers heading to Fort Lauderdale, Florida! Our latest update on Hotels for Gays features a fresh selection of gay-friendly hotels in this sunny destination. We strive to keep you informed about the best places to stay where you will feel welcomed and respected. We understand the importance of location. The new hotels are conveniently situated close to popular spots such as beaches, restaurants, and nightlife options, allowing you to explore and enjoy the local scene easily. To make your planning simpler, each listing provides detailed information about the hotel facilities, from swimming pools and spas to dining options. We also highlight the friendly staff and welcoming policies that make these establishments stand out.

Visit our website today to check out the updated Fort Lauderdale section.

April 29, 2024

New Gay Destination – Hotels for Gays Chiang Mai

Hotels for Gays proudly introduces Chiang Mai, Thailand, as its latest destination. This northern city offers a serene escape with its rich history and stunning landscapes. Visitors can explore ancient temples like Wat Phra That Doi Suthep for spiritual enrichment and breathtaking views. The city also boasts a friendly and welcoming gay community, providing a safe and inclusive environment for all travelers.
Accommodations in Chiang Mai vary widely, from luxurious resorts to cozy guesthouses. Each offers unique amenities tailored to the needs of gay travelers, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay. The local cuisine is another highlight, with street markets and restaurants serving delicious Thai dishes that cater to all tastes. For those interested in culture, the city’s museums and cultural centers offer insights into the Lanna heritage. Art enthusiasts will enjoy the thriving scene in Nimmanhaemin Road’s galleries. Meanwhile, nature lovers can venture outside the city to experience lush jungles and impressive waterfalls.
Chiang Mai also hosts various gay-friendly events and festivals throughout the year, making it a dynamic destination for LGBTQ+ visitors. These events celebrate diversity and culture, bringing together locals and tourists alike.

April 22, 2024

Hotels for Gays Website Available in French and German

Hotels for Gays has expanded its accessibility by launching its website in French and German. This move aims to cater to a broader audience, ensuring that French and German-speaking travelers can easily navigate and utilize their services. With this update, the platform now supports multiple languages, reflecting its commitment to inclusivity and user-friendliness.

The addition of French and German versions comes at a time when international travel is picking up pace. This enhancement not only simplifies the search process for non-English speakers but also enriches the user experience by providing localized content that resonates with a diverse clientele. Users can now access detailed descriptions of gay-friendly hotels, travel tips, and destination guides in their native language, making travel planning seamless and straightforward.

April 15, 2024

Celebrate Sao Paulo Gay Pride 2024

Sao Paulo gears up for its spectacular Gay Pride on June 2, 2024. Known as one of the largest in the world, the event draws nearly three million participants annually. Mark your calendars for June 2nd. The parade kicks off in the heart of Sao Paulo at the Museum of Art on Avenida Paulista. Revelers usually start gathering by midday, but arriving early ensures a good spot to soak in the electric atmosphere and colorful displays. Sao Paulo’s Pride is more than just a parade; it’s a multi-day celebration that includes parties, concerts, and cultural events. Dive into the local LGBTQ+ scene with events spread throughout the week leading up to the parade. Sao Paulo’s Gay Pride is an unmissable event in 2024. With its welcoming atmosphere and robust selection of gay-friendly hotels, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience. Join the throngs of visitors who come to celebrate diversity and equality in one of Brazil’s most dynamic cities.

April 8, 2024

Thailand: One step Closer Recognizing Same Sex Marriage

The lower house of Thailand has passed Thailand’s marriage equality bill. This bill allows same-sex couples to marry. There are still two steps to go before the bill becomes law. First the needs approval from the senate and second the bill needs approval from the king. It is expected that is approval process will take till the end of 2024.

If the bill passes, Thailand will be the first country in Sout East Asia to recognize same-sex marriages. This comfirms the open and welcome attitude which Thailand already has towards the LGBTQ+ community.

April 1, 2024

Top Gay Destinations Q1 2024: Berlin, Rome, and Torremolinos

Berlin and Rome, each rich in history and culture, have captured again the hearts of our gay travelers this year. Berlin, with its dynamic art scene and historical landmarks, offers an endless array of discoveries. Rome, on the other hand, mesmerizes with its ancient ruins and exquisite cuisine, promising an unforgettable journey through time. As winter fades, our visiters are setting their sights on sunny Torremolinos for their summer holidays. This gem on the Spanish coast is perfect for those seeking sun, sea, and sand. Its welcoming atmosphere makes it an ideal retreat for relaxation and fun under the sun. Our community’s choice of destinations reflects a love for diverse experiences – from the cultural depths of Europe’s iconic cities to the relaxing beaches of Spain. Each destination offers unique attractions, ensuring memorable trips for every traveler.

March 25, 2024

HotelsforGays.com Relaunches Instagram: A World of Gay-Friendly Travel Awaits

Exciting news for travelers! HotelsforGays.com has just relaunched its Instagram account. Get ready for a visual journey through the most welcoming hotels around the globe. Our Instagram feed will now feature pictures of gay-friendly hotels and captivating travel destinations.
We aim to inspire your next getaway with snapshots that speak directly to the gay community. Every hotel we showcase commits to creating a welcoming atmosphere for all. From luxurious resorts to cozy inns, we cover a wide range of accommodations. These places not only promise comfort but also ensure a safe and accepting environment for gay travelers.
But that’s not all. Alongside hotel highlights, we’ll bring you travel pictures. Think of beautiful landscapes, urban explorations, and hidden gems. Our goal? To fuel your wanderlust and help you discover your next dream vacation spot.
Follow us on Instagram to stay updated. We promise a feed filled with inspiring and diverse content. Whether you’re planning your next trip or just dreaming about future travels, our Instagram will become your go-to source for all things gay-friendly travel.

March 18, 2024

Japan: Ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional!

Japan’s legal system has taken a step forward. Last week both the Sapporo High Court and Tokyo District Court have issued rulings that cast the government’s ban on same-sex marriage in a new light, deeming it unconstitutional. This groundbreaking decision sends a powerful message, not only to Japan but to the world, affirming the importance of recognizing and respecting the rights and freedoms of every individual, regardless of their sexual orientation.
For the LGBTQ+ community, and indeed for all advocates of human rights, this is a moment of triumph. It underscores the tireless efforts of countless individuals who have fought for recognition, equality, and the right to love freely. Japan, known for its rich cultural heritage and as a beacon of tradition, is now at the forefront of embracing change, showcasing its commitment to evolving with its people’s needs and aspirations.

March 11, 2024

Hotels for Gays Lisbon Welcomes Three New Travel Proud Hotels

Hotels for Gays Lisbon proudly announces the addition of three new gay-friendly hotels. Each of these hotels boasts the Travel Proud label, a testament to their commitment to inclusivity and hospitality for the LGBTQ+ community. The first, Lisbon Art Stay Aparments is nestled in the heart of Lisbon. The second hotel is Upon Angels, an Adults Only Hotel. Hotel Santa Justa is the third new gay friendly hotel, This hotel is close to the gay scene in Bairro Alto.

On Hotels for Gays Lisbon you can find our selection of Gay Friendly Hotels in Lisbon.

March 4, 2024

New Gay Friendly Destination: Hotels for Gays Salou

Our website now features Salou as its latest destination. On the page Hotels for Gays Salou, you can find the first of our selection of gay friendly hotels in Salou. In the coming period we will add more gay friendly hotels in Salou.

You can find Salou on Spain’s northeastern coast also called the Costa Dorada in Catalonia. The distance between Salou en Barcelona is around 110 kilometers, by car this will take you approximately 1.5 hours. Sitges is another gay hotspot in the area. Driving to Sitges will cost you another 15 minutes of driving.

Salou offers a diverse gay scene that caters to various tastes. From cozy bars and clubs where you can mingle with locals and visitors alike, to relaxed beach spots perfect for soaking up the sun with friends, there’s something for everyone.

February 26, 2024

Don’t miss the Maspalomas Pride 2024

The Maspalomas Pride 2024 is taking place in the sunny town of Maspalomas, located on the southern tip of Gran Canaria, Spain. In 2024, the celebration unfolds over ten days, from May 2nd to May 12th, drawing participants and spectators from all corners of the globe to be part of a festival that champions love in all its forms.

Main Activities of Maspalomas Pride 2024 are the Pride Parade, the crown jewel of the festivities is the Pride Parade. Scheduled for May 11th. Drag Queen Gala, a highlight of the event is the Drag Queen Gala, an evening that showcases the artistry, talent, and flamboyance of drag culture and is held at the Yumbo Centre. Pride Parties, throughout the ten days, you’ll find many parties catering to every taste. Beach Day, Embrace the island’s stunning natural beauty with a dedicated Beach Day, a relaxed yet spirited gathering on the shores of Maspalomas. Cultural Events, Maspalomas Pride 2024 isn’t just about parties and parades; it also engages the mind and soul through various cultural events. Memorial Moments, Recognizing the struggles and honoring the memories of those who fought for LGBTQ+ rights is a vital part of Pride. The full program you can find here.

On Hotels for Gays Gran Canaria you can find great gay friendly hotels in the neighbourhood of Maspalomas.

February 19, 2024

Upcoming Event: Miami Beach Pride 2024

The clock is counting back. In less then 50 days the Miami Beach Pride 2024 will take place. The slogan Pride, Progress, Perseverance showcases where the event stands for. The Miami Beach Pride traces back to 2009, born out of the desire to create a safe and welcoming space for the LGBTQ+ community and its allies. Over the years, it has grown from a modest gathering into one of the most anticipated annual events in Miami Beach, attracting hundreds of thousands of attendees from across the globe. Check the website for a full program of the Miami Beach Pride 2024.

If you haven’t booked a hotel yet, don’t wait to long it will be busy! On our page Hotels for Gays Miami you can find our selection of gay friendly hotels in Miami.

February 12, 2024

Berlin Tops January 2024 as the Leading Gay-Friendly Destination

In the heart of winter, Berlin has emerged as January 2024’s most sought-after destination for the gay community. The city confirms once again, its reputation as a welcoming and inclusive city. The German capital is renowned for its open-mindedness and acceptance, making it an ideal getaway for travelers seeking a gay-friendly atmosphere. Berlin’s appeal lies in its rich historical, fantastic art scene, and diverse nightlife. The city is home to numerous gay bars, clubs, and cafes, each offering unique experiences catering to a wide range of tastes and preferences. Schöneberg, the traditional gay quarter, continues to be a hub of activity, while neighborhoods like Kreuzberg and Neukölln offer alternative spaces that celebrate gay culture.

On Hotels for Gays Berlin you can find our selection of gayfriendly hotels in Berlin!

February 5, 2024

Partnersite OnlyAdultsHotels.com

We at HotelsForGays.com would like to introduce one of our other websites. This website is OnlyAdultsHotels. On this platform you can find the most popular travel destinations for adult travelers. For each of these destination featured on OnlyAdultsHotels.com we have selected ten Adults-Only hotels. The setup of HotelsForGays.com and OnlyAdultsHotels.com is more or less the same, focusing on offering a specialized selection of accommodations tailored to specific audiences. Both platforms are designed to cater to unique travel preferences, with HotelsForGays.com targeting the gay community and OnlyAdultsHotels.com focusing on adult-only environments. Each site provides a curated list of hotels that promise an environment and experience designed to meet the distinct needs and desires of their respective guests. This setup ensures that travelers can find a welcoming, comfortable, and suited accommodation that aligns with their expectations for a memorable stay.

January 29, 2024

Hotels for Gays Expands to Latin America

Hotels for Gays proudly announces its expansion into several exciting Latin American destinations. This addition reflects our commitment to the LGBTQ+ community. We offer more travel options than ever before.
Explore the colorful streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina, immerse in Mexico City’s rich cultural tapestry. Or unwind on the pristine beaches of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Each location boasts a welcoming atmosphere for gay travelers. Look in the menu bar of our website to see all the gay friendly destinations in Latin America.
We have carefully selected hotels in these destinations. We pay attention to how gay friendly the hotels are, in which area the hotel is located, the qualitiy of the hotel and the customer review score of the hotel.

January 22, 2024

Upcoming Event: Auckland Pride Month 2024 – Ki Tua | Beyond Paradise

The Auckland Pride month 2024 kicks off with an opening ceremony that sets the tone for the month. Te Tīmatanga (the beginning) is the openings event of the Auckland Pride Month 2024 and will take place Thursday 1st of February from 07:30 pm – 09:00 pm. During the pride month many different events are organized, from theathre productions to film screenings and from workshops & lectures to dance parties. All to celebrate and support the LGBTQ+ community, but as well to learn and discuss about difficulties the LGBTQ+ community is facing. The full program of the Auckland Pride 2024 you can find here.

Our our page Hotels for Gays Auckland you can find several gay friendly hotels in Auckland.

January 15, 2024

Axel Hotel Barcelona: The Most Booked Gay-Friendly Hotel of 2023

In the landscape of gay-friendly accommodations, the Axel Hotel Barcelona has emerged as the most booked hotel in 2023, a testament to its commitment to inclusivity and excellence. Nestled in the heart of Barcelona’s Eixample district, known for its dynamic gay scene, the Axel Hotel stands for acceptance. Its philosophy, “Hetero-friendly,” underlines a unique approach.The hotel welcomes all guests while emphasizing a commitment to the gay community. The hotel’s popularity in 2023 can be attributed to its impeccable blend of stylish comfort and social atmosphere. Each room is welll designed, combining contemporary elegance with the warmth needed for a relaxing stay. The amenities extend beyond the ordinary, with a wellness area, including a sauna and fitness center, and a stunning rooftop terrace that offers an unparalleled view of the city’s skyline.

January 8, 2024

New Gay Destination: Hotels for Gays Bangkok

Hotels for Gays is happy to announce the addition of Bangkok as a new destination on our platform. This expansion signifies an important step in promoting gay friendly travel experiences. Bangkok, known for its culture and welcoming attitude towards the gay community, is now featured with a curated list of 10 gay-friendly hotels. These accommodations not only promise comfort and style but also ensure a friendly environment where diversity and inclusivity are celebrated. By including Bangkok, Hotels for Gays offers its users a broader range of destinations, catering to the diverse needs and preferences of the gay community.

January 1, 2024

Happy New Year!

The team of Hotels For Gays wishes everyone a happy & healthy 2024! We hope that 2024 will be a year full of fun with a lot of travelling.

October 19, 2023

Most Popular Gay Destinations Summer 2023!

Summer of 2023, Travelling is finally completely back for all over the world! People who booked their gay friendly trip or gay friendly holidays via Hotels for Gays mostly stayed in gay friendly hotels in Europe. The most popular gay friendly destinations of summer 2023 are Barcelona and Berlin shortly followed by Paris, London and Sitges. The Axel Hotel Barcelona and the Axel Hotel Berlin were the most popular gay friendly hotels in Barcelona and Berlin. In Paris there was not a clear most popular gay friendly hotel. Most of the booked hotels in Paris where set in the Le Marais, the gay area of Paris. In London the number 1 most popular gay friendly hotel was the Z hotel Soho.

October 7, 2023

New Destinations Hotels for Gays USA

We have added several new gay and gay friendly hotels in the USA. Dallas in Texas is one of the new destinations of Hotels for Gays USA. Although Texas is not known for its gay friendly climate, Dallas on the other hand is considered as a gay friendly city. Ofcourse we have added Los Angeles as well on our website. Together with another pearl of the south New Orleans. Last but not least you can now find gay and gay friendly hotels in New York and Scottsdale as well!

You can read more about gay friendly destinations in the USA on our blog.

May 30, 2023

Gay Parade Key West – Key West Pride

In a week time the Key West Pride will take place. This event officially starts on  Wednesday the 7th of June and ends on Sunday the 11th of June, but there is already a pre-opening event on Tuesday! A wide range of events are organized during the Key West Pride. The event is a platform for celebration, but also serves as a catalyst for change. Ofcourse the pride also promotes acceptance and fosters a sense of community.

The highlight of the events is without a doubt the gay parade.This edition of the parade celebrates the 20th anniversity of the special sea-to-sea diversity flag which was used in 2003. In 2003 an almost 2 kilometer long rainbow flag was constructed and shown to the world. The name sea-to-sea stands for the fact that the rainbow flag connected the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean. The orginal flag has been divided in pieces and distributed to pride events and festivals all around the world.

On our page Hotels for Gays Key West, you can find a selection of gay friendly hotels in Key West.

May 23, 2023

Upcoming Gay Pride – Vienna Pride June 1- June 18

The Vienna Pride will take place from June 1st to June 18th. The primary aim is to advocate for equal rights and raise awareness about LGBTQ+ issues. The event hosts numerous events and activities. These include workshops, panel discussions, film screenings, art exhibitions, and parties. The Vienna Pride offers a platform for education, empowerment, and dialogue on topics related to LGBTQ+ rights and social equality. One of the main events is the annual Pride Parade. The pride parade is called The Rainbow Parade and will take place on June 17th.

The roots of Vienna Pride can be traced back to the early 1990s when the LGBTQ+ movement gained momentum in Austria. The first Rainbow Parade took place in 1996 and was organized by the Hosi Wien (Homosexual Initiative Vienna), an influential LGBT rights organization.

Maybe you haven’t found a gay friendly hotel in Vienna yet. You can have a look at Hotels for Gays Vienna for our selection of gay friendly hotels.

Interested to read more about gay prides? Read our blog about gay prides around the world.


May 9, 2023

The Eurovision Song Festival A True Gay Event

Tonight the first semi final of the Eurovision Songfestival 2023 will be broadcasted all around the world. In this first semi final 15 acts are trying to get enough votes to go through to the final. The final will be held on Saturday, May 13 2023. In this first semi final the top favourites are, previous winner of the Eurovision Songfestival, Loreen from Sweden with her song Tattoo and Käärijä with Cha Cha Cha from Finland. Ofcourse as a Dutch based organization we do hope that Mia and Dion will reach to the finals as well!.

The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual international music competition that brings together countries from across Europe (and, in some cases, beyond) to compete against each other in a live, televised event. The contest has been running since 1956 and is organized by the European Broadcasting Union. Each participating country submits an original song to be performed live on stage, and then viewers from around the world vote to determine the winner. The contest has launched the careers of many successful performers, including ABBA, Celine Dion, and Julio Iglesias. In recent years, the Eurovision Song Contest has become known for its flamboyant performances and elaborate staging, with countries often incorporating complex choreography, special effects, and even pyrotechnics into their acts. The contest has also become a major cultural event in Europe, with millions of viewers tuning in to watch the live broadcast and many fans holding Eurovision-themed parties and events.

March 13, 2023

Hotels for Gays Auckland Added

Today we have added the first selection of gay friendly hotels in Auckland. These hotels are all located in the city center of Auckland and will give you a warm and welcoming feeling. In these hotels you will feel at home!. If you stay in Auckland for holidays of the upcoming gay pride, don’t hesitate to stay in one of these gay friendly hotels.

March 8, 2023

Dutch Royals visit Gay Bar in Bratislava

During the state visit to Slovakia, the royal couple visited the gay café Tepláreň in Bratislava. Last October, Juraj Vankulič and Matúš Horváth were shot here while sitting on a bench in front of the café. The royal couple was clearly emotional during the conversation they had with the relatives of the victims and Radoslava Trokšiarová, who survived the attack.

The visit was intended as a statement of support and should contribute to the LGBTQ+ acceptance, which is very low in Slovakia compared to other EU countries.

February 27, 2023

The Sydney World Pride 2023 has started!

With the slogan Gather, Dream, Amplify the Sydney World Pride 2023 and Sydney Mardi Gras has started today. This year is the 50th anniversary of the Sydney Gay Pride Week, the 45th anniversary of Mardi Gras and it is the 5th year celebration of same sex marriages in Australia. Via this link you can check the events organized during the Sydney World Pride.

February 18, 2023

In memoriam: Axel Leito

Axel Leito, the visionary behind the gay pride movement, has passed away at the age of 74. Leito, a prominent gay activist, dedicated his life to fighting for equality and visibility for the gay community. He organized the first-ever gay pride march in 1970, and his efforts paved the way for the modern LGBT+ rights movement. Leito’s impact on the world cannot be overstated, and his legacy will live on forever. His tireless work and unwavering dedication to the cause will always be remembered and celebrated by the gay community and allies worldwide. Rest in power, Axel Leito.

February 13, 2023

Coming Out: Czech footballer Jakub Jankto first active gay men footbal player

Jakub Jankto, a Czech footballer, has become the first active international men’s player to publicly announce that he is gay. The 25-year-old midfielder made the announcement in an interview with a Czech sports website, saying that he wanted to live his life honestly and be true to himself. Jankto’s decision has been welcomed by the gay community, who have praised his courage and hope that it will inspire other gay players to come out. This is a significant step towards greater acceptance and inclusivity in football, and Jankto’s bravery is sure to set an example for players all around the world.