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Copenhagen’s downtown area is characterised by narrow streets, with boutique shops, cafés and the famous Strøget street running through the middle. These well-rated hotels are also close to the city’s main gay scene and nightlife near the City Hall Square.
7.81 Very Good
based on 6294 reviews
Why this hotel? Close to gay scene. Very central. Great views. Free WiFi.
Also nearby are Tivoli Gardens, the Central Station and the main shopping street, Strøget.
Guest rooms at The Square feature minimalistic design, satellite TV and free WiFi. The breakfast room on the 6th floor has a terrace with nice city views. As central as it gets.
7.84 Very Good
based on 2655 reviews
Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Stylish design. Free WiFi.
The stylish Hotel SP34 is well-located for sightseeing and gay nightlife in Copenhagen, just 10 minutes’ walk to Tivoli Gardens, Strøget shopping street, a huge range of restaurants & cafés, as well as Never Mind gay club and MEN’s Bar.
The contemporary-designed guest rooms feature wooden furnishings, flat screen TV, free WiFi, desk, tea & coffee-making facilities and Ren toiletries. The suites include a free minibar.
SP34 has a rooftop terrace, two upscale restaurants, a lounge bar and 24-hour room service.
based on 3576 reviews
Why this hotel? Gay-popular budget hotel. Great location & value for money. Free WiFi.
Expect fun, bright interiors and staff to match in this anything-but-standard hostel. Features include free WiFi, cool bar & lounge, room options, private lockers and power showers. There is also a travel shop and large outdoor terrace.
Generator has several branches throughout Europe and is building a strong reputation – well worth checking out if travelling on a budget.
based on 1792 reviews
Why this hotel? Boutique option. Well-designed. Value for money. Free WiFi.
The Avenue Hotel is a bit further away from downtown, but you will love its award-winning design. Housed in a 19th century building, the hotel features very stylish rooms with flat screen internet TV and free WiFi.
There is a private courtyard where you can enjoy homemade breakfast and a cosy lounge bar with comfortable sofas and fireplace. The hotel also has a gift shop with design items and books.
The gay scene and city centre are about a 20-minute walk away, or you can take the bus from outside the hotel or the metro at Forum station (a 5-minute walk).
Why this hotel? Budget choice. Great location. Best seller. Free WiFi.
The popular Wakeup hotel on Borgergade offers stylish, affordable rooms in good location, within 15 minutes’ walk to city centre, Tivoli Gardens and main tourist sights, as well as Faith gay club, Jailhouse CPH bar, Amigo Sauna.
Guest rooms feature modern furniture, free WiFi, flat screen TV and private bathroom. Some rooms have city views. A breakfast buffet is served in the dining room with a glass roof.
Drinks and snacks are available for purchase at the 24-hour lobby lounge. Free internet access is provided at the hotel’s reception.
Hip new budget hotel in the Vesterbro area. The Urban House Copenhagen is conveniently located near the central train station, museums, many attractions, restaurants and gay nightlife.
Both dormitories and private rooms are available, all with free WiFi. There’s a 24-hour front desk, bike rental service, a laundry room, pool table lounge and a bar that attracts the young trendy crowd.
7.64 Very Good
based on 1883 reviews
Why this hotel? Near the gay nightlife. Great dining. Boutique budget. Free WiFi.
Nice, family-run boutique hotel near the Botanical Gardens and metro station in Nansensgade – a great area with lots of attractions and a short walk of many gay bars in Copenhagen.
The hotel has its own established, cool style with a relaxed and friendly vibe, and is also carbon-neutral on energy consumption. The uniquely decorated rooms range from ‘tiny’ to ‘junior suite’.
Ibsens serves tasty breakfast and is home to an Italian restaurant, La Rocca.
7.25 Very Good
based on 7228 reviews
Why this hotel? Modern budget hotel. Near city centre & gay scene. Free WiFi.
CABINN City is the perfect budget accommodation in Copenhagen’s city centre. This large 2-star hotel offers 350+ rooms & dorms with private/shared bathrooms and free WiFi.
Guest rooms are compact but modern and well-designed. The hotel is known for its excellent breakfast buffet. Vending machines with snacks, drinks are provided.
All within a 10-minute walk of the city centre, the Central Station, Tivoli Gardens and the main gay scene.
One of Copenhagen’s trendiest areas. Vesterbro is home to chic bars, restaurants, boutiques, galleries and cafés. We recommend these hotels that are within easy reach of the city centre and gay scene.
Why this hotel? Gay-popular. Unique design. Fabulous spa & dining. Free WiFi.
Located in the trendy Vesterbro district, the very gay-popular Axel Hotel Guldsmeden features Balinese-inspired furnishings, Persian rugs and genuine artworks in individually designed rooms.
The hotel is known for its organic breakfast, and the unique spa offers some luxury pampering.
Tivoli Gardens and Copenhagen Central Station are within a 5-minute walk. Men’s Shop and other gay-popular venues are just steps away from the Axel. Highly recommended.
based on 1268 reviews
Why this hotel? Convenient location. Walk to the gay bars. Good buffet breakfast. Free WiFi.
A consistently popular choice on Travel Gay Europe. The Absalon has a great location, close to the train station, Tivoli Gardens, City Hall Square and just a 10-15 minute walk from Copenhagen’s main gay nightlife.
There is a great choice of stylish guest rooms, from compact, affordable to expansive luxury suites. All rooms include WiFi. The hotel has a nice cocktail bar and serves an extensive breakfast buffet.
Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Boutique choice. Great for shopping & sightseeing. Free WiFi.
Located in the heart of Copenhagen in Tivoli Gardens, the award-winning Nimb Hotel totally lives up to its reputation as ‘a temple of good taste’.
The hotel features antique furniture, Bang & Olufsen TV’s, iPod docks, and luxury bath products in each of the individually designed rooms. The Nimb Bar, Brasserie and Vinotek complete the luxury boutique experience.
7.96 Very Good
based on 2681 reviews
Why this hotel? Convenient location. Walk to gay bars. Excellent value. Free WiFi.
The Comfort Hotel Vesterbro offers great value, convenient location and contemporary styling. Each uniquely styled, colourful guest room features comfortable bed, cable TV, air conditioning and free WiFi.
Why this hotel? Boutique choice. Great value. Near the gay scene. Free WiFi.
The boutique hotel First Mayfair is just a 5-minute walk from Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen Central Station, range of restaurants, bars and shops including the gay-popular Men’s Shop.
Each stylish guest room has a flat screen TV, DVD player and free WiFi. The hotel has its own bar & lounge with fireplace, PC stations and even a library.
Great location, style and value.
based on 1650 reviews
Why this hotel? Excellent location. Close to gay bars. Great value. Free WiFi.
Stylish boutique hotel near the gay bar scene in Copenhagen, a 5-minute walk from the popular Kødbyen (Meatpacking district), with its choice of galleries, restaurants and cafés.
The Andersen offers tastefully furnished guest rooms with bright colours, soundproof windows, safe, minibar, Molton Brown toiletries and free WiFi.
The hotel’s lobby lounge offers specialty coffee and tea from the famous Østerlandsk Thehus tea shop.
7.34 Very Good
based on 3858 reviews
Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Great for shopping & nightlife. Free WiFi.
Hotel Ansgar’s convenient location near Copenhagen’s main shopping street, Strøget, and a few the Central Station makes it a popular choice.
Set in an 18th century building, The hotel offers clean and simple rooms with modern comforts including free WiFi and flat screen satellite TV. There is a nice courtyard for breakfast.
The nearby fashionable Vesterbro quarter is home to a range of shops, restaurants and tourist sights. Tivoli Gardens and the gay nightlife are also a short walk away.
7.7 Very Good
based on 12899 reviews
Why this hotel? Budget design hotel. Great location & value for money. Free WiFi.
Designed by Danish architect Kim Utzon, the great-value Wakeup on Carsten Niebuhrs Gade has a strong, modern style. It is within walking distance of Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen Central Station, Strøget shopping street and the main gay scene.
Guest rooms feature glass-walled bathroom, flat screen TV and fast, free WiFi. The standard rooms on lower floors are very affordable, whilst the extra large rooms on higher levels with ‘heavenly’ views will cost more.
A value-for-money hotel with flexible pricing policy and good location. The Wakeup Copenhagen – Borgergade is also worth considering.