Gay London · Budget Hotels

Gay London · Budget Hotels

For those looking for a more affordable hotel in London, the city has many budget hotels to choose from.

Soho / Central London

The heart of gay London. Soho is home to many of London’s best gay bars and is close to the West End theatres, Covent Garden, Oxford Street, Chinatown and Trafalgar Square.

Why this hotel?: Excellent gym. Walk to the Soho gay nightlife. Very central.

One of the most popular London hotels on Travel Gay. St Giles offers good value for money and is located near Oxford Street shopping, the gay bars and shops in Soho.

What makes St Giles stand out is the enormous onsite leisure club – popular with gay Londoners for decades. Facilities include a 25-metre indoor heated pool, free weights, cardio zone, sauna & steam room and badminton courts.

All en suite guest rooms have tea & coffee-maker, digital safe, TV, free WiFi. If you can afford more, go for a the large Executive Room that is air-conditioned, has more luxurious toiletries and a great view of the London skyline.

Features

bar, cafe, restaurant, internet access, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym

Bedford Avenue, London


7.1
Very Good

Based on 16655 votes

Why this hotel?: Popular choice. Easy access to the gay scene.

The modern Point A (formerly “Tune Hotel”) Kings Cross is located on Gray’s Inn Road, about 300 metres from Kings Cross St Pancras tube station.

This budget hotel offers 217 compact (10-11 m²) guest rooms. Each stylish room features air conditioning, LCD TV, free WiFi and power shower.

The gay scene in Soho is about 20-25 minutes away by bus or underground, although the ever-popular Central Station and The Underground gay cruise club are less than 15 minutes’ walk away.

Features

cafe, free wi-fi

324 Gray's Inn Road, London


7.5
Very Good

Based on 4594 votes

Why this hotel?: Close to gay scene. Walk to Chariots sauna and Pleasuredrome.

Point A London (formerly “Tune Hotel”) offers a great night’s sleep at a really low price. Compact guest rooms feature high quality mattress, en suite bathroom with good pressure hot shower, free WiFi.

Located on the south side of the River Thames near the London Eye and South Bank and is literally just a couple of steps from Lambeth North Tube Station (Bakerloo Line).

Great for a night out at the nearby Vauxhall gay scene. Even better, Pleasuredrome gay sauna is just a couple of minutes’ walk away.

Features

free wifi

118-120 Westminster Bridge Rd, London


7.3
Very Good

Based on 4426 votes

Why this hotel?: Urban chic. Convenient location. Budget choice.

The unique, very modern boutique Stylotel is hidden away behind a 19th century Victoria façade in central London, featuring 40 en suite rooms, priced to attract budget travellers who like a bit of style.

Design features include aluminium wall coverings, upholstered headboards and illuminated glass furniture. The suites have kitchenettes. A full hot & cold buffet included with most rates.

Stylotel is 2 minutes’ walk from Paddington Station and 5 minutes from Hyde Park. A 10-minute bus or underground ride will get you to the Soho gay bars. Great value for money, though often fully booked.

Features

bar, cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi

160 Sussex Gardens, Paddington, London


7.1
Very Good

Based on 1405 votes

Why this hotel?: Great location. Halfway between Soho and Vauxhall.

This budget option is located next to Victoria Station, one of London’s major underground hubs, making it extremely easy to get around the city.

A variety of large and small comfortable modern rooms (singles to quads) are available, each of which has a newly refurbished bathroom, tea & coffee-making facilities.

Great for a short stay and perfect for a gay night out, as the hotel is halfway between the Soho and Vauxhall gay villages.

Features

cafe, free wi-fi

10 St Georges Drive, Victoria, London


7.5
Very Good

Based on 2102 votes

Why this hotel?: Popular budget choice. Great location, service and value for money.

Great value for money and indeed very ‘Central’. This privately-owned budget hotel is located just a 15-minute walk to The British Museum and bit further to Oxford Street and Covent Garden.

Guest rooms feature free WiFi, TV, tea & coffee maker, private bathroom (some shared). Fresh towels and linens are provided. Full English breakfast buffet is served daily. Friendly staff and service.

Features

free wifi

16-18 Argyle St, Kings Cross, London


7
Very Good

Based on 1396 votes

Vauxhall / South Bank

London’s 2nd largest gay village is in Vauxhall. The area is home to gay bars, saunas, cruise bars and dance clubs – all on the south side of River Thames, between Vauxhall and Waterloo bridges.

London Eye, Tate Modern, Royal Festival Theatre are all nearby, as well as restaurants & cafés on The Queen’s Walk – a pedestrian route that runs alongside the river, known as South Bank.

Why this hotel?: Near the Vauxhall gay nightlife. Excellent value.

If you’re looking for a budget hotel near the bars and nightlife in Vauxhall, then the Holiday Inn Express is worth considering.

Guest rooms are relatively small, simply furnished and have private bathrooms. While there are many dining choices nearby, the onsite restaurant serves affordable meals all day.

The Vauxhall gay village and underground station (Victoria Line) are less than 10 minutes’ walk away.

Features

free wi-fi

87 South Lambeth Rd, Lambeth, London


8.3
Excellent

Based on 993 votes

Why this hotel?: Excellent Value. Great location for Vauxhall gay scene.

Located just a few minutes’ walk from Waterloo station with easy access to Soho and Central London, the Days Waterloo offers comfortable rooms with flat screen TV and coffee maker.

The hotel offers a substantial Continental or hot cooked breakfast (additional fee). The Vauxhall gay scene is about a 15-minute walk from way, or you can catch a bus.

The hotel is a great choice if you are in town for a WE Party. Pleasuredrome sauna is also within walking distance.

Features

bar, restaurant, internet access

54 Kennington Road, London


7.9
Very Good

Based on 7110 votes

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