Gay Dublin · Hotels

Gay Dublin · Hotels

Dublin has a great choice of accommodation. Hotels in the city centre offer a great base for exploring the city, its lively Temple Bar Street, local gay scene and attractions.

Gay Dublin · Hotels

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

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Why this hotel?: Walk to gay bars. Great for sightseeing. Excellent value.

One of the best-value hotels in central Dublin, the Jurys Inn is located close to the Christchurch Cathedral and Dublin Castle. The Temple Bar gay nightlife, The George bar, Mother and The Boilerhouse sauna are just a few minutes’ walk away.

The contemporary-styled guest rooms feature flat screen TV, free WiFi, large en suite bathroom, work space and tea & coffee-making facilities. Some rooms also offer views of the Cathedral.

The hotel has a 24-hour reception, laundry service, a restaurant and an onsite Barista Coffee Bar. The breakfast is very good, and the staff are helpful and friendly.


bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

Christchurch Place, Dublin City Center, Dublin


Based on 5993 votes

Why this hotel?: In Temple Bar. Easy access to gay scene. Budget choice.

The affordable Blooms Hotel is located in the heart of Temple Bar district, the cultural heart of Dublin, just steps away from the main gay nightlife and within easy reach of the sights and shops.

Blooms is home to the VAT House bar, a traditional Irish pub with live music and the popular Club M. Guest rooms have a flat screen TV, en suite bathroom, safe, free WiFi and room service.


bar, music, dancing, free wi-fi

6 Anglesea Street, Temple Bar, Dublin

Very Good

Based on 4001 votes

Why this hotel?: Central location. Near the gay nightlife. Great value.

The affordable, hip boutique hotel Temple Bar Inn offers stylish guest rooms just steps from the best of Dublin’s nightlife (both gay and straight), shops and restaurants.

Each room has a flat screen TV, safe, mini-fridge, fast free WiFi. Guests have free access to Crunch, one of the Dublin’s best-equipped gyms with indoor pool & sauna – located just 1-minute walk away

Gay scene-wise, Dublin’s popular The George and other gay bars are within 10 minutes walk away.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, free wi-fi

40-47 Fleet Street, Dublin


Based on 3282 votes

Why this hotel?: Walk to gay bars. Excellent value. Popular choice.

The great-value Temple Bar Hotel is perfectly located, close to Dublin’s main shopping areas, O’Connell Bridge and the gay scene. The George bar and The Boilerhouse sauna are just a short walk away.

Each modern guest room features flat screen TV, tea & coffee-making facilities, laptop-sized safe and free WiFi, The hotel has its own bar & restaurant, but there are a plenty of local options are nearby.


bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

14 Fleet Street, Dublin City Centre, Dublin


Based on 6991 votes

Top Tip

By European standards, hotels in Dublin are expensive. There are some good deals, but early booking is essential. Leave things to the last minute and you will pay more or find the better hotels fully booked.

a little further away…

These hotels are within Dublin city centre, but just a little further away from the gay nightlife.

Why this hotel?: Award winner. Excellent bar. Popular budget choice.

Our favorite budget hotel in Dublin. The award-winning Generator offers Single, Double, Triple, Quadruple and 6-bed dorms, with either shared or private bathroom facilities.

The rooms are stylishly furnished, with free WiFi. The hostel has a cool 24-hour lounge bar where you can enjoy snacks, drinks and movies. Breakfast is included. Laundry service and tour desk available.

Located next to the Smithfield LUAS tram stop, about 15-minute walk to main gay scene.


bar, cafe, shop, internet access, free wi-fi

Smithfield Square, Dublin City Centre, Dublin


Based on 4769 votes

Why this hotel?: Excellent value. Convenient location. Near the gay scene.

The Ashing enjoys a great location overlooking the Liffey river, a short walk to the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Zoo and Heuston train station.The popular Temple Bar area, Boilerhouse gay sauna, Mother gay club are within 10-15 minutes by taxi.

Each large guest room features comfortable beds, fast free WiFi, flat screen TV and safe. The Chesterfields Brasserie serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the Iveagh Bar offers a selection of tasty snacks and cocktails.


bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

Parkgate Street, Dublin City Centre, Dublin


Based on 11769 votes

Why this hotel?: Value for money. Great for shopping & sightseeing.

Located just off O’Connell Street, the smart-value Academy Plaza is within 15 minutes’ walk of the best shops, galleries, attractions including Dublin Castle,  Temple Bar as well as the gay nightlife.

Each modern guest room features flat screen TV, air conditioning, work desk, marble bathroom and free WiFi. The hotel has a 24-hour reception and a beauty salon.

Full Irish and Continental breakfast can be enjoyed at the onsite Oscars Restaurant, while a nice selection of tea and coffee is served at Sir Harry’s Bar & Bistro.


bar, restaurant, massage, gym, free wi-fi

10-14 Findlater Place, off O'Connell Street, Dublin


Based on 8434 votes

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