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Gay Chicago • Hotels

Looking for a place to stay? Our top Chicago hotels are well-located for sightseeing, shopping and gay scene – near the beach, Magnificent Mile, Boystown gay bars and restaurants.

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Thompson Chicago
Thompson Chicago
Boutique luxury.
Thompson Chicago
Thompson Chicago
Thompson Chicago
Thompson Chicago

21 E Bellevue Pl, Chicago | map

9.3 Exceptional
based on 5916 reviews

Thompson Chicago4 stars

Why this hotel? Boutique luxury. Great for shopping, dining, gay nightlife.

Luxury boutique hotel in central Chicago. Thompson is located just a 5-minute walk from the beach and within easy reach of The Magnificent Mile and the Boystown gay village.

Each spacious room features a flat screen cable TV, minibar, modern bathroom with rain shower, free WiFi. Some rooms offer views of the Chicago skyline. Room service is available. Free tea & coffee is provided in the lobby.

Thompson is home to a modern 1,000 ft² gym, a restaurant and bar. Many good restaurants are nearby.

features: bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi

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City Suites Chicago
City Suites Chicago
In Boystown.
City Suites Chicago
City Suites Chicago
City Suites Chicago
City Suites Chicago

933 W Belmont Ave, Chicago | map

8.0 Excellent
based on 2092 reviews

City Suites Chicago3 stars

Why this hotel? In Boystown. Stylish rooms. Near gay bars, clubs and nightlife. Free WiFi.

Located right in Boystown, an iconic area that’s recognised as the US’ first official “Gay Village”, City Suites offers great-value rooms in an art decor setting and complimentary breakfast.

Each bright, modern room features air conditioning, free WiFi, minibar, flat screen TV, mini-fridge. A microwave is available on request.

The nearby metro provides easy access to Chicago’s top attractions. Many good restaurants, Steamworks gay sauna, Roscoe’s Tavern gay bar and other gay venues are within 10 minutes away.

features: free wi-fi

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The Willows Hotel
The Willows Hotel
Near Boystown gay village. Modern rooms.
The Willows Hotel
The Willows Hotel
The Willows Hotel
The Willows Hotel

555 W Surf St, Chicago | map

8.6 Excellent
based on 2793 reviews

The Willows Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Great location. Free WiFi.

Located in Lakeview, close to Lincoln Park and the Boystown gay nightlife, The Willows Hotel offers European style rooms, surrounded by many of Chicago’s top attractions.

Guest rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen TV, minibar, work area. Free coffee & tea 24 hours. Continental breakfast is served each mornings. Guests have free access to the gym.

The Willows’ great location and stylish rooms make it a popular choice with gay guests.

features: free wi-fi, gym

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Hotel Lincoln
Hotel Lincoln
Central location.
Hotel Lincoln
Hotel Lincoln
Hotel Lincoln
Hotel Lincoln

1816 N Clark St, Chicago | map

8.8 Excellent
based on 6087 reviews

Hotel Lincoln4 stars

Why this hotel? Central location. Walk to the beach. Near Lincoln Park and Boystown. Free WiFi.

A popular choice on Travel Gay. Hotel Lincoln, A Joie de Vivre Hotel is located near Lincoln Park, less than 10 minutes to the beach and  Boystown.

Housed in a historic building, the large guest rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen cable TV, iPod dock, tea & coffee-making facilities. The Lincoln has its own restaurant and rooftop bar.

Gay scene-wise, Sidetrack gay bar, BERLIN club, Steamworks sauna and other gay venues in Boystown are within 10 minutes away from the Lincoln.

features: bar, cafe, restaurant, sun terrace, free wi-fi

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The Hotel at Midtown
The Hotel at Midtown
Near the gay scene.
The Hotel at Midtown
The Hotel at Midtown
The Hotel at Midtown
The Hotel at Midtown

2444 North Elston Ave, Chicago | map

7.9 Very Good
based on 458 reviews

The Hotel at Midtown4 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay scene. Spacious rooms. Excellent pool & gym. Free WiFi.

The Hotel at Midtown is centrally located in Midtown Chicago, a short journey from the Boystown gay bars, sightseeing and popular shopping areas.

Guest rooms are modern, spacious, air conditioned and include an in-room safe, flat screen cable TV, tea & coffee-making facilities, free WiFi, a laptop-sized safe. Limousine service.

We like The Hotel’s outdoor pool and state-of-the-art gym. There’s also a restaurant and a bar onsite, or you can try other dining options in the area.

features: bar, cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi, gym, swimming pool

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Best Western PLUS Hawthorne Terrace
Best Western PLUS Hawthorne Terrace
Budget option.
Best Western PLUS Hawthorne Terrace
Best Western PLUS Hawthorne Terrace
Best Western PLUS Hawthorne Terrace
Best Western PLUS Hawthorne Terrace

8.9 Excellent
based on 1847 reviews

Best Western PLUS Hawthorne Terrace3 stars

Why this hotel? Budget option. In Boystown. Close to gay bars, clubs & restaurants. Free WiFi.

Located in Boystown, in the heart of Chicago’s gay nightlife, the unassuming Best Western PLUS offers great value for money apartment-style rooms – perfect for gay couples.

Each well-appointed room features free WiFi, flat screen TV, microwave, fridge and free bottled water. The suites include separate sitting area. There’s gym and sauna onsite.

Many gay-popular bars, restaurants and nightclubs are at your doorstep.

features: gym, sauna, free wi-fi

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The Robey
The Robey
Wonderful view.
The Robey
The Robey
The Robey
The Robey

2018 W North Ave, Chicago | map

8.9 Excellent
based on 437 reviews

The Robey4 stars

Why this hotel? Wonderful view. Stylish rooms. Excellent pool & dining.

The Robey offers stylish rooms in Chicago’s Wicker Park area, close to a train station, and 10 minutes; walk to all the shops and restaurants on the Magnificent Mile.

Modern guest rooms feature free WiFi, hardwood floors, high quality linen, flat screen TV, Bluetooth speakers. There’s a restaurant & cafe bar onsite.

The view of Chicago’s skyline from the rooftop lounge is amazing. Gay-scene-wise, WANGS and Progress Bar can be reached in 20 minutes by taxi.

features: bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, free wi-fi

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The Ivy Boutique Hotel
The Ivy Boutique Hotel
Stylish hotel.
The Ivy Boutique Hotel
The Ivy Boutique Hotel
The Ivy Boutique Hotel
The Ivy Boutique Hotel

233 E Ontario St, Chicago | map

9.0 Exceptional
based on 1289 reviews

The Ivy Boutique Hotel4 stars

Why this hotel? Stylish hotel. Great value. Easy access to gay scene. Free WiFi.

This flashy upmarket hotel is super stylish and just a 13-minute drive to the gay nightlife of Boystown. Just east of the Magnificent Mile, this is a fabulous location.

The gorgeous rooms come with marble bathrooms boasting rain showers and deep soaking tubs. Oh, and there’s even a TV conveniently placed in the bathroom mirror. Needless to stay, some people stay here just for the bathrooms. All of the rooms have stylish decor and bamboo flooring.

There’s a bar in the lobby with a selection of bar snacks. In the morning a breakfast menu is available – although breakfast isn’t included.

This hotel is surprisingly affordable considering how sexy it is.

features: restaurant, bar, gym, rooftop cocktails

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Majestic Hotel
Majestic Hotel
Near the gay scene.
Majestic Hotel
Majestic Hotel
Majestic Hotel
Majestic Hotel

528 W Brompton Ave, Chicago | map

8.5 Excellent
based on 2343 reviews

Majestic Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay scene. Great value for money. Gym onsite. Free WiFi.

Hotel Majestic offers great-value English manorial style rooms in a peaceful setting, located just 5 minutes’ walk to the beach, with easy pedestrian access to the Boystown gay scene.

Guest rooms feature flat screen TV, free WiFi. Suites include microwave and separate sitting area. Continental breakfast is included, and free cookies are available in the afternoon.

You’ll also have access to the gym. The staff are helpful and friendly. Many good restaurants and bars are nearby. A popular Chicago hotel on Travel Gay.

features: gym, free wi-fi

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Hotel Versey
Hotel Versey
Budget choice.
Hotel Versey
Hotel Versey
Hotel Versey
Hotel Versey

644 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago | map

8.2 Excellent
based on 8098 reviews

Hotel Versey2 stars

Why this hotel? Budget choice. Near the gay scene and Lincoln Park. Free WiFi.

Excellent budget option in central Chicago. Hotel Versey is located near the gay nightlife in BoysTown, bordering Lincoln Park and Lakeview neighbourhoods.

The small but comfortable rooms feature free WiFi, TV, Nespresso machine. You’ll have access to LA Fitness and when you’re peckish there are many nearby restaurants.

features: free wi-fi, gym

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