Gay Melbourne · Hotels

Gay Melbourne · Hotels

Melbourne has a great choice of hotels with stylish designs, great facilities and convenient locations for gay visitors.

St Kilda

A well-known Melbourne suburb, located 6 km southeast of city centre. St Kilda is home to famous the St Kilda Beach, Luna Park, Acland Street, Fitzroy Street and renowned theatres.

Why this hotel?: Great location. Near St Kilda Beach. Popular choice.

Located in the heart of lively St Kilda, the Cosmopolitan Hotel Melbourne is just a short walk from the beach and the trendy Acland Street café district.

The hotel offers 86 modern rooms with flat screen TV’s and free WiFi. La Kitchen Café serves a generous breakfast. There is an outdoor patio overlooking Carlisle Street.

With a tram stop right in front, you can easily commute to Luna Park, St Kilda Arts Market and The Esplanade.


restaurant, shop, free wi-fi

6 Carlisle Street, St Kilda, Melbourne

Why this hotel?: Walk to Acland Street. Stylish design. Popular with gay guests.

Not your typical Melbourne hotel, the stylish Rydges St Kilda is a located just a 5-minute walk from St Kilda Beach and around the corner of the lively Acland Street.

Rooms feature premium amenities including super-comfy beds, flat screen cable TV, personal safe, tea & coffee maker, well-stocked minibar and premium bathroom products.

The Deluxe Spa Room has BOSE sound system and deep spa bath. You have free access to a gym, sun deck and free internet in the lobby. There is a bar, café and restaurant onsite.


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

35 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Melbourne


Based on 3097 votes

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Melbourne city centre

Hotels in Melbourne’s Central Business District are great for sightseeing: St Paul’s Cathedral, Queen Victoria Market, Chinatown are all within easy access. Public transports make it easy to get around.

Why this hotel?: Central. Pool. Great Location.

The Westin Melbourne is a luxury hotel located in the East End of area Melbourne.

This gay-friendly hotel has many great features, which include a spa, pool, and sauna. The on-site restaurant, Allegro, is perfect for grabbing a bite to eat, and the Lobby Lounge is great for an evening drink.

Attractions, art galleries, shops are within walking distance, and popular gay nightlife nearby includes The Laird, which is only an 8-minute drive away.


valet parking, pool, restaurant, free wi-fi, gym, airport transportation, housekeeping, room service

205 Collins St, Melbourne


Based on 694 votes

Why this hotel?: Central Business District. Rooftop Bar.

QT Melbourne is an upscale hotel located in the Central Business District.

The hotel has a modern interior, with an onsite restaurant and a rooftop bar, which offers amazing views of the city.

Gay nightlife in the area includes The Peel, which is a 7-minute drive away.


paid private parking, gym, bar/lounge, nightclub/dj, free wi-fi, taxi service, soundproof rooms, room service

133 Russell St, Melbourne


Based on 2183 votes

Why this hotel?: Central. River Views.

The Langham is a luxury hotel located on the bank of the Yarra River.

Some of the great features of the Langham are the large pool, the lounge, and it is close to major attractions, as well as restaurants and bars.

Gay nightlife in the area includes The Laird, which is only an 8-minute drive away.


valet parking, pool, bar/lounge, free internet, boating tickets, gym, room service, housekeeping

1 Southgate Ave, Melbourne


Based on 3797 votes

Why this hotel?: Fabulous bar. Stylish rooms. Easy access to gay scene.

Set in an art deco building with modern amenities, the Vibe Savoy Hotel is a favorite with gay guests. It offers good-value rooms with cable TV, free WiFi, work desk and minibar.

There is a small gym and a restaurant onsite. Breakfast deserves a special mention. Staff are friendly and helpful.

The hotel is opposite the Southern Cross Railway Station and only a few blocks from the hub of Collins Street, close to the gay scene, Etihad Stadium and the Southbank precinct.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, free wifi, gym

630 Little Collins Street, CBD, Melbourne

Why this hotel?: Modern apartments. Near Queen Victoria Market. Great value.

Modern serviced apartments in Melbourne with 278 studios & suites, a gym and an indoor heated pool. The rooms feature 40″ LCD TV, fridge, well-equipped kitchenette, large bathroom with walk-in shower, free WiFi.

The hotel’s location is tough to beat – within 10-15 minutes’ walk to ChinaTown, Etihad Stadium, Queen Victoria Market, Southern Cross station, Chinatown and the Greek quarter.


swimming pool, gym, free wi-fi

206 A' Beckett Street, CBD, Melbourne


Based on 10786 votes

Why this hotel?: Convenient location. In Melbourne's Market Precinct.

An ideal choice if you are on foot in Melbourne. Jasper Hotel is located just a few minutes’ walk from the famous Queen Victoria Market, with public transportation at the doorstep.

The rooms are stylishly decorated and feature flat screen cable TV, minibar, tea & coffee-making facilities, work desk and free WiFi. Some rooms also have an iPod dock.

You get free access to the Melbourne City Bath’s gym, sauna and pool. Jasper Kitchen serves modern specialties made with local produce from Queen Victoria Market. The hotel also has an art gallery.


bar, cafe, restaurant, free wifi, swimming pool, massage, gym

489 Elizabeth Street, CBD, Melbourne


Based on 3776 votes

Why this hotel?: Value for money. Great location. Popular with gay guests.

The gay-popular Pensione Melbourne combines classic setting with modern design. Run by 8Hotels, it is one of the city’s best affordable boutique hotels – ideal for budget gay travelers.

The rooms are on the small side but have everything you need. There is a bar, café, restaurant and gym on the premises.

The hotel is located in Melbourne’s CBD, with easy access to the Melbourne Aquarium, Crown Casino and Southern Cross Station.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, free wifi, gym

16 Spencer Street, CBD, Melbourne

South Yarra / Prahran

Located to the southeast of CBD, South Yarra is home to upmarket shops, restaurants, art galleries, trendy cafés and nightclubs. The area along Commercial Road is known as Melbourne’s gay village.

Why this hotel?: Stylish design. Near Chapel Street & the gay scene.

This fabulous Art Series hotel, inspired by the works of Australia’s famous contemporary artist Adam Cullen, is located in the Prahran gay district, just steps away from Melbourne’s most popular gay bars and clubs.

All 113 rooms are uniquely designed and feature full kitchenettes and world-class amenities. Free WiFi available in public areas. Recreational facilities at The Cullen include a state-of-the-art gym, iPod rental, smart car hire, etc.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access, massage, gym

164 Commercial Road, South Yarra / Prahran, Melbourne


Based on 2370 votes

Why this hotel?: Spacious rooms. Excellent views. Near the train station.

A great choice if you’re looking for an apartment-style room in South Yarra. The Punthill is located close to the train station, restaurants, shops and Melbourne’s gay nightlife scene.

The 1- or 2-bedroom apartments and open-plan studios have a balcony with great views of the city and Port Phillip Bay. In-room features include flat screen TV, DVD player, kitchen, dishwasher.

There’s free WiFi in the public areas, a gym and a large hot tub for guest use.


cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access, gym

7 Yarra Street, South Yarra, Melbourne


Based on 1692 votes

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Why this hotel?: Convenient location. Excellent pool & gym onsite.

The well-rated Crown Promenade is located in Melbourne’s vibrant Southbank entertainment district. It offers large rooms with views of the city, Yarra River and Port Phillip Bay.

Guest rooms feature a 42″ flat-screen cable TV, minibar, free WiFi. Facilities include a gym, indoor swimming pool, restaurant and bar. Massage service available.

The hotel is directly connected to the Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex, offering a range of restaurants and shops in a trendy, gay-popular environment.


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

8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Melbourne


Based on 2834 votes

Why this hotel?: Vineyard Views. Infinity Pool. Private Balcony.

Jackalope Hotel is a luxury hilltop hotel, located on the Mornington Peninsula.

The hotel is surrounded by a vineyard, which can be seen from the rooms and terraces.

Cool features of the Jackalope Hotel are an infinity pool, and an accompanying pool bar called Geode, as well as double rain showers in all of the rooms.

Make sure to visit the Rare Hare restaurant, where the food is sourced from local farms.


free parking, pool, free wi-fi, car hire, private balcony, room service

166 Balnarring Rd, Melbourne

Why this hotel?: Near the city centre. Great for shopping. Value for money.

A good-value option near Melbourne city centre. Best Western PLUS Travel Inn is a short walk to trendy restaurants & cafés on Lygon Street, and within easy access to the Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Museum and the Royal Melbourne Zoo.

Guest rooms are well-appointed, non-smoking and feature a flat screen TV. Free WiFi in public areas. Travel Inn also features a gym, a swimming pool, a bar and a restaurant.


bar, restaurant, shop, internet access, swimming pool, gym

corner of Grattan & Drummond St, Carlton, Melbourne

Why this hotel?: Tasteful design. Excellent dining. Close to gay scene.

Very cool boutique hotel in St. Kilda, close to Albert Park and the Melbourne CBD, and 10 minutes’ drive to 55 Porter saunaPOOF DOOF club and the main gay scene.

This 5-star hotel showcases artworks by famous Australian artist Charles Blackman. Suites feature a 42″ LCD TV, fridge, microwave, iPod dock, private balcony. Free WiFi in public areas.

The hotel is home to a state-of-the-art gym and two excellent restaurants, Fleur Depot De Pain and Classico.


cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access, gym, spa

452 St Kilda Road, Melbourne


Based on 5737 votes

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