Gay Manila · Hotels

Gay Manila · Hotels

Manila does not have as many hotels as other Asian capitals, but the market is expanding and there are some great places to stay.

Malate / Ermita

Manila’s centre for commerce, entertainment, nightlife and gay bar scene. These hotels in Malate, Ermita (and Pasay City) are centrally located and offer a great base to explore the city and its Old Town.

Why this hotel?: Walk to gay bars. Spacious rooms. Excellent gym.

The Sheraton Manila Bay is located in the heart of Manila’s commercial and entertainment district, just a couple of blocks from the Malate nightlife.

The hotel’s large guest rooms feature LCD TV, free WiFi and designer toiletries. There is a rooftop pool and a small but well-equipped gym.

Another nearby 5-star hotel, the New World Manila Bay Hotel, is also worth a consideration.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, sun terrace, gym, spa, free wi-fi

M Adriatico corner Malvar St, Malate, Manila


Based on 2004 votes

Why this hotel?: Close to Malate gay scene. Value for money. Popular choice.

One of our popular hotels in Manila. The Red Planet Mabini Malate (formerly “Ermita”) has  a great location, halfway between Roxas Blvd, Manila Bay and the nightlife scene.

Guest rooms are simply furnished but modern, and feature a flat screen TV, air conditioning, en suite bathroom and free WiFi in public areas. Staff are helpful and friendly.

The hotel has several locations in Manila. Another gay-popular branch is the Red Planet Makati.


free wi-fi

1740 A Mabini St, Malate, Manila

Very Good

Based on 8570 votes

Why this hotel?: Waterfront views. Large rooms. Walk to gay bars.

A great base from which to explore Manila City. Located on the famous Roxas Boulevard, the Diamond Hotel offers spacious rooms with excellent views of Manila Bay or the city’s landscape.

Guest rooms have free WiFi, flat screen TV, minibar, sitting area. Suites have separate living areas.

The Diamond is within walking distance of the main shopping areas, restaurants, nightlife and tourist attractions. Che’lu and gay-popular venues in Malate are also nearby.


bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi

Roxas Blvd (corner Dr J Quintos St), Malate, Manila


Based on 3746 votes

Why this hotel?: Apartment style. Excellent views. Close to the gay nightlife.

Regency Grand Suites offers modern studios and suites with ocean views, an indoor pool and a gym. A great-value hotel in Malate, close to tourist sights, Robinsons Place mall and the gay nightlife.

Each suite features a kitchenette with microwave & fridge, flat screen TV, safe and tea & coffee-making facilities. The rooms enjoy beautiful views of the city or the Manila Bay.


swimming pool, sauna, gym, free wi-fi

Birch Tower Condominium, 1622 J Bocobo St, Malate, Manila

Very Good

Based on 4322 votes

Why this hotel?: Easy access to the gay scene. Excellent pool. Great value.

The Belmont has a great location in Pasay City, in the heart of Resorts World Manila, a 15-minute drive from Makati CBD, and even closer to King Machette gay bar and Club Bath Philippines gay sauna.

Each en suite, air-conditioned guest room features a flat screen TV, minibar, safe, free WiFi. The rooms also offer views of the garden and/or the city. Free airport shuttle service is provided.

We like the Belmont’s rooftop outdoor pool with jacuzzi. There is also a gym as well as steam room and sauna facilities. In-house dining is available, or you can try many local restaurants nearby.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, gym, free wi-fi

Newport Blvd, Newport City, Pasay City, Manila


Based on 8748 votes

Why this hotel?: Central location. Excellent pool & dining. Popular choice.

A great option for sightseeing and shopping in Manila. The Sofitel Philippine Plaza, located off Roxas Blvd, offers views of Manila Bay and is within easy access of tourist sights and Malate nightlife.

Modern, en suite guest rooms feature air conditioning, cable TV, electronic safe, minibar, private balcony. A 24-hour room service is available.

You can enjoy dining at the excellent onsite restaurants, relax by the large pool and enjoy the sauna and spa facilities at Le SPA. A popular hotel on Travel Gay Asia.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, gym, jacuzzi, free wi-fi

CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd Brgy. 76, Manila


Based on 6646 votes


Located in the heart of Metro Manila. Makati is known for its multicultural lifestyle, high-end boutiques, large shopping malls and luxury hotels.

Why this hotel?: Popular choice. Central & trendy. Excellent value.

A popular Manila hotel on Travel Gay. The great-value Red Planet is located in Makati business district, close to a a huge range of restaurants, cafés and shops.

The hotel offers a choice of modern Twin or Double rooms, each with air conditioning, flat screen cable TV, electric key card, personal safe, free WiFi.

Red Planet has a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage service and computer stations at the lobby. There is onsite cafe bar. The closest gay venue is TIME club – just a few minutes’ walk away.


bar, cafe, shop, free wi-fi

E. Mercado corner, F. Calderon Street, Makati, Manila

Very Good

Based on 9890 votes

Why this hotel?: In the heart of Makati. Great for shopping. Luxury choice.

The Peninsula Manila was one of the original luxury hotels to open in The Philippines. The 30+ years of experience are reflected in the quality of service and welcoming attitude of the staff.

The hotel is located in the heart of Makati – the main commercial and shopping area of Metro Manila, a 5-minute walk from Greenbelt and Landmark and a 45-minute drive from the airport.

Guest rooms feature a flat screen cable TV, minibar, tea & coffee maker and personal safe. The hotel has a great range of facilities including a gym, sauna, restaurant and bar.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi

corner of Ayala and Makati Ave, Manila


Based on 4170 votes

Why this hotel?: Central location. Great for shopping in Makati area.

The Dusit Thani Manila is located in the heart of Makati financial district, next to Glorietta Mall, Landmark and Greenbelt shopping & entertainment.

This large 5-star hotel has luxurious rooms & suites, 3 restaurants, outdoor pool, well-equipped DFiT gym and world-class spa. Some rooms benefit from Executive Club lounge access with free drinks & snacks.

The nearby Ayala MRT station gives you easy access to other parts of the city.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi

Ayala Center, Makati, Manila


Based on 10601 votes

Why this hotel?: Next to Greenbelt mall. Great pool & dining.

A great luxury option in the heart of Makati City. The 5-star New World Hotel has an impressive range of facilities including a large outdoor swimming pool, gym, spa and several restaurants.

The hotel is located next to Greenbelt shopping mall, Glorietta complex and SM Makati, with some of the best restaurants and cafés nearby.

Other 5-star hotels in this area that are worth considering: Fairmont Makati and Raffles Makati Hotel.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi

Esperanza St, Ayala Center, Makati, Manila


Based on 5177 votes

Why this hotel?: Excellent value. Great pool & gym. Near TIME gay club.

The popular A. Venue Hotel (formerly “Best Western Plus Antel”) offers great-value rooms in Makati area, just moments from the best shopping malls (free shuttle service provided).

Well-appointed rooms are located in 3 different towers, each room featuring a kitchenette, work desk, separate living area, walk-in shower, flat screen TV, DVD player, iPod dock.

The A. Venue has a restaurant, a café, two gyms, a pool and a spa with sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. The nearby TIME nightclub hosts regular gay parties.


cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi

7829 Makati Avenue, Manila

Very Good

Based on 4982 votes

Why this hotel?: Modern apartments. Close to downtown Makati. Great value.

A more affordable option in Makati. The Picasso Boutique is located near the main shopping district, minutes to restaurants, shops, cafés and entertainment venues.

All rooms feature a well-equipped kitchenette, wall-to-ceiling windows with views of the city, private balcony and free WiFi.

Facilities include a salon, a gift shop, a gym and a spa. The Brasserie Boheme restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. 24-hour room service is available.


restaurant, massage, gym, free wi-fi

119 LP Leviste St, Makati, Manila


Based on 3443 votes

Quezon City

The largest and most populous area in Metro Manila. Quezon City (QC) is the hub of IT & entertainment industry in the Philippines and home to a few gay bars and gay-popular venues.

Why this hotel?: Close to gay scene. Modern rooms. Excellent value.

A popular choice on Travel Gay. great-value contemporary Red Planet has a good location in Quezon City, near the train station, Club ADONIS and The One 690 gay bar.

The hotel offers modern, non-smoking rooms with free WiFi, air conditioning, flat screenTV, private bathroom, desk, safe. There is a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage service.

The nearby Kamuning MRT station (a 10-minute walk) provides easy connections to other parts of Manila.


free wi-fi

100 Timog Ave, Quezon City, Manila


Based on 3726 votes

Pasig / Mandaluyong

Located east of Manila and north of Makati, these two urbanised cities are known for the Ortigas Center, a business & commercial centre and home a few popular gay venues.

Why this hotel?: Excellent value. Close to O Bar and Pasig gay scene.

The great-value Red Planet Ortigas offers modern rooms has a great location in Pasig, near O Bar and the gay scene in the area.

All non-smoking guest rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen cable TV, en suite bathroom, safe and desk. The hotel has a 24-hour front desk.

No restaurant onsite, but many local dining options are nearby. The Shaw Boulevard MRT station (about a 10-minute walk) makes it easy to reach other parts of Manila.


free wi-fi

Lot 5, Block 4, Shaw Blvd, Pasig, Manila


Based on 4438 votes

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