We’ve looked back over the last 12 months at the many thousands of hotel reservations made via Travel Gay Asia to compile our 2014 list of the 20 most-booked gay hotels and guesthouses in Asia.
The results are sorted by geographical area.
Home to Thailand’s largest concentration of gay hotels and resorts. Most are located close to the Jomiten gay beach and bars or the BoyzTown gay nightlife. So, it’s probably no big surprise that Pattaya is home to five of our Top 20 Hotels.
Ganymede is a consistently popular choice and one of the top 25 most booked-hotels on Travel Gay Asia – gay or straight! In addition to great value for money guest rooms, Ganymede is also home to the Themae gay sauna and spa. The hotel is just a few minutes’ walk from the Jomtien gay beach. Prices and more pictures.
Big, well-equipped studios and apartments surround a private swimming pool and sun terrace. Baan Souy is located just 5 minutes from both the Jomiten gay beach and the BoyzTown nightlife. Prices and more pictures.
Value for money rooms, just a short walk from the gay beach. Famous for its nightly cabaret shows. Prices and more pictures.
Popular choice located right in the heart of Pattaya’s BoyzTown gay nightlife. The in-house Boyz gym and sauna offers plenty of opportunity for a great workout with friendly staff. Prices and more pictures.
Like The Ambiance, Copa is another great value for money option in the heart of Pattaya’s BoyzTown. Don’t miss Copa’s show bar and club. Prices and more pictures.
International holiday playground in the south of Thailand. Phuket’s stunning collection of beautiful beaches and fun gay nightlife attracts huge numbers of gay travellers from around the world.
Ever-popular gay hotel offering excellent value for money accommodation, friendly staff and very private garden with plunge pool. Prices and more pictures.
Guesthouse, restaurant & bar located in the heart of Phuket’s nightlife. Great budget option for those who want to just a few steps from the Paradise Complex nightlife. Prices and more pictures.
Another very affordable and popular guesthouse, located just a few steps from the Paradise Complex and close to the gay beach area. Prices and more pictures.
Chiang Mai, Thailand
The cultural capital of Northern Thailand is a great base to explore this beautiful part of the country. Visit temples and markets, try elephant riding, rafting and more.
The exclusively gay Club One Seven hotel and popular gay sauna is located on the bank of the Ping River, less than 15 minutes by tuk-tuk from the city centre. Comfortable rooms, great river views and plenty of fun in the sauna. Prices and more pictures.
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Best known for the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Angkor Archaeological Park, Siem Reap is one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations in Cambodia.
Exclusively gay hotel and gay sauna, located close to the historic World Heritage site, Angkor Wat. Prices and more pictures.
Gay-owned and -managed B&B. Central location, budget prices, relaxing ambiance and nice pool. Prices and more pictures.
The surprisingly peaceful gay-owned and -managed Rambutan resort is just 5 minutes’ walk from Siem Reap’s Pub Street and even closer to the night market. A dipping in the hotel pool is a great way to chill out after exploring the nearby temples. Friendly staff, great food and excellent cocktails! Prices and more pictures.
Gay owners Richard and Alex offer the warmest of welcomes at this very centrally located guesthouse. The rooftop jacuzzi is a real treat after a day exploring the temples. Prices and more pictures.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Cambodia’s capital is a fascinating city to explore. Learning about Cambodia’s recent troubled past will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime – as will experiencing the warmth of today’s welcoming Cambodian cultures.
Newly opened boutique gay hotel, gay sauna and spa just 3 km from Phnom Penh city centre. Facilities include modern en suite guest rooms, restaurant and outdoor pool. Prices and more pictures.
Consistently popular gay-owned, adults-only & straight-friendly boutique B&B. Peaceful central Phnom Penh location, within easy reach of the major sights and gay nightlife. Prices and more pictures.
Gay-owned and -managed resort with luxury accommodation, pool and in-house spa. Close to the nightlife. Prices and more pictures.
Gay-owned and -managed hotel set in a beautiful French Colonial-inspired building, close to the sights and nightlife. Prices and more pictures.
This beautiful island, that is surrounded by a sandy beaches and rugged coastline, is Indonesia’s most visited tourist destination. The area around Seminyak has a really good choice of gay hotels, guesthouses and gay-owned & -managed private villas. Three properties make it into our 2014 Top 20.
Excellent-value gay resort, just 10 minutes’ drive from Betu Belig Beach and the gay nightlife area. Each of the eight guest rooms open onto the resort’s private pool, sun terrace and gardens. Prices and more pictures.
Clothing-optional beachfront resort in Northern Bali. Gay-owned, attracting a mix of gay and straight travellers. Prices and more pictures.