Gay Brisbane · Hotels

Gay Brisbane · Hotels

Our selected hotels in Brisbane are located in the city centre near Fortitude Alley - great for enjoying Brisbane's best restaurants, shops and gay scene.

Gay Brisbane · Hotels

Our 2022 top Brisbane hotels for gay travelers are listed below.

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Why this hotel?: Stylish 5-star option. Near the best shops, restaurants, gay scene.

Upscale, gay-popular hotel in prime location in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane’s hub for nightlife and hotspots for the LGBT community. Many of the best shops, restaurants and gay venues are nearby.

The hotel has contemporary style, tailored to a trendy crowd with amenities including two rooftop plunge pools, pool and bar.

Air-conditioned guest rooms feature a private balcony, flat screen TV, free WiFi, minibar, safety deposit box, goose down pillows and luxurious amenities.


spa, swimming pool, free wi-fi

142 Constance St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane


Based on 746 votes

Why this hotel?: Beautiful location. In Fortitude Valley. Overlooking Brisbane River.

The high-rise Stamford Plaza offers luxurious rooms in central Brisbane, with amazing views of Brisbane River – within easy walk to Fortitude Valley and its huge range of restaurants, shops and nightlife options.

On offer are elegant rooms with a classical feel. Each large, air-conditioned guest room features a minibar, tea & coffee maker, flat screen TV with movie on demand.

Guests can take advantage of the 24-hour gym, 24-hour room service, 4 restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool and a gym.


bar, restaurant, spa, sauna, swimming pool, massage centre, 24h room service,

Edward St & Margaret St, Brisbane


Based on 7622 votes

Why this hotel?: River Views. Rooftop Pool & Deck.

The Emporium Hotel is a luxury hotel, located on the South Bank of the Brisbane River.

The hotel has a rooftop infinity pool and deck that provides amazing views of the river and surrounding city, as well as a spa and gym.

There is a fine dining on-site restaurant, and other dining options are plenty and nearby. For gay nightlife, The Wickham is a popular choice and is only a 9-minute drive away.


valet parking, pool, bar/lounge, free wi-fi, gym, airport transportation, soundproof rooms, housekeeping, minibar

267 Grey St, Brisbane


Based on 3418 votes

Why this hotel?: Central. River Views.

W Brisbane is a luxury hotel, located right next to the Brisbane River. The interior of the hotel is influenced by the river, with many natural elements that can be seen throughout.

There is an indoor heated pool, a spa, and the rooms all come with iron bathtubs and views of the river. The onsite restaurant Blue Ducks is very popular with guests, as well as WET, the poolside bar.

Gay-specific nightlife in the area includes The Wickham, which is only a 7-minute drive away.


valet parking, pool, bar/lounge, car hire, bike rental, babysitting, gym, free wi-fi, housekeeping, cable tv

81 N Quay, Brisbane


Based on 2,116 votes

Why this hotel?: Central. Landmark Views.

The Crystalbrook Vincent is a luxury hotel, located on the Brisbane River. The hotel itself is built into a cliff face and offers not only great views of the river but of the surrounding city.

The Crystalbrook prides itself on being environmentally friendly, and many of the products in the bathrooms are biodegradable.

There is a rooftop pool, as well as bar Fiume, to keep you entertained. The hotel also serves up classic Italian cuisine, but other dining options are plenty and nearby.

For gay nightlife, The Wickham is a popular choice and is a 15-minute walk away.


paid parking, pool, bar/lounge, gym, free wi-fi, room service

5 Boundary St, Brisbane


Based on 1,993 votes

Why this hotel?: Convenient location. Walk to restaurants, shops, gay bars. Popular choice.

Luxury upscale 5-star hotel, located a few minutes south of Fortitude Valley, the centre for Brisbane’s nightlife, gay scene and shopping districts, so everything is there on your doorstep.

The rooms at Meriton Suites Adelaide Street are chic and fresh, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows with city views. Onsite amenities include an indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, and sauna.


swimming pool, sauna, fitness centre

Soleil, 485 Adelaide St, Brisbane


Based on 734 votes

Why this hotel?: In the heart of Brisbane. Near train station, gay scene & nightlife.

Adina Apartment Brisbane enjoys a convenient location in Anzac Square Brisbane, opposite the Brisbane Central Railway Station, close to many restaurants, shopping area and gay nightlife.

Housed in a classic restored building, the hotel features a bar and restaurant. Comfortable guest rooms have free WiFi, seating area, work desk, tea & coffee maker. Some rooms include a kitchenette and laundry facilities.


bar, restaurant, garden, spa, massage

255 Ann St, Brisbane


Based on 5541 votes

Why this hotel?: Large rooms. Central location. Walk to Queen Street Mall.

iStay River City offers well-equipped apartments with fabulous views of Brisbane city, a 5-minute walk to Queen Street Mall and within easy access to the best shops, dining and gay nightlife options.

The spacious, contemporary apartments feature an open-plan living & dining area with full kitchen, a large balcony with city views. Onsite facilities include a gym, swimming pool and spa.


gym, swimming pool, sauna, spa, restaurant

79 Albert St, Brisbane

Very Good

Based on 3329 votes

Why this hotel?: Central location. Great for sightseeing, shopping & gay nightlife.

Located in the central business district of Brisbane, Hotel Jen offers stylish accommodation with a fun and fresh modern twist. Facilities are unique and exciting: a coffee shop, an Asian fusion restaurant and a rooftop fitness studio.

The location is great, being super central for activities in Brisbane and a short bus journey to Fortitude Valley, the heart of Brisbane’s nightlife and gay scene.


fitness centre, sauna, spa, bar, restaurant, coffee shop, gift shop

159 Roma St, Brisbane City

Why this hotel?: Apartment-style rooms. Near shops, restaurants, gay scene. Great rooftop pool.

Apartment-style rooms in great location, a short walk from High Street shopping, restaurants, gay nightlife options and tourist-popular destinations in Brisbane.

The polished apartments at Mantra Midtown feature a full kitchen, cable TV, private, balcony, living area with flat screen TV. Private laundry facilities are provided.

Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool, gym, sauna and massage service.


gym, swimming pool, sauna, bar, sun terrace

127 Charlotte St, Brisbane


Based on 2978 votes

Why this hotel?: Popular choice. Stylish rooms. Near popular shops, nightlife and gay scene.

The funky and colourful, gay-friendly Ibis Styles Brisbane Elizabeth Street is conveniently located, just short bus ride from the best restaurants, shops and gay hotspots in Fortitude Valley.

Facilities include a restaurant, cafe bar and gym. Modern guest rooms feature free WiFi and are soundproof for a quality sleep. The Ibis provides a good parking deal for the next-door Myer Tower, so be sure to ask at the desk.

One of our most popular hotels in Brisbane, especially among LGBT travelers and couples.


bar, restaurant, cafe, gym, parking deal, bike/car rental

40 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane


Based on 2632 votes

Why this hotel?: Budget choice. Great bar & pool. Close to gay scene and nightlife.

Bunk Backpackers is a cheap and cheerful hostel in Fortitude Valley, the heart of Brisbane’s colourful nightlife, restaurants, shops and gay bar scene.

Facilities include a swimming pool, 24-hour internet kiosk, coin-operated laundry, communal kitchen, TV lounge room, 24-hour reception and a cafe bar

Bunk is home to multi-award winning Birdies Bar – a great place to meet new friends and a popular destination in its own right.


swimming pool, bar, cafe, laundromat

11 Gipps St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

Very Good

Based on 815 votes

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