Gay Rome • Luxury Hotels

Want the Caesar treatment? Check out our selection of Rome’s finest luxury hotels.

Our top 2018 luxury Rome hotels are sorted by area:

Colosseum / city centre

from the Colosseum (and main gay street) to the centre around Termini Station

other areas

hotels in other parts of Rome that demand consideration

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Colosseum / city centre

Hotels around the Colosseum offer an excellent base for sightseeing, shopping and gay scene.

Domus Aurea, Opera Theatre and Trevi Fountain are all nearby. Rome’s main ‘gay street’, Via di San Giovanni, is located next to the Colosseum, with a few bars and more gay venues in the neighbourhood.

Radisson Blu es Hotel Rome
Radisson Blu es Hotel Rome
Central location.
Radisson Blu es Hotel Rome
Radisson Blu es Hotel Rome
Radisson Blu es Hotel Rome
Radisson Blu es Hotel Rome

Via Filippo Turati 171, Rome | map | distance

7.1 Very Good
based on 4034 reviews

Radisson Blu es Hotel Rome5 stars

Why this hotel? Central location. New luxury choice. Close to gay scene. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 100

One of the best new luxury hotels in central Rome. The Radisson Blu es Hotel ticks all of our boxes, with two rooftop swimming pools (seasonal), modern gym, gourmet restaurant and luxurious spa.

The hotel is very central, close to Colosseum, Termini station, shopping area and the main gay scene. Apollion gay sauna and Company ROMA club can be reached in 15 minutes.

Spacious, tastefully designed guest rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen TV and minibar. Some rooms have a private balcony with city views. A popular choice with gay travellers.

features: bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sauna, maze, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi

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Palazzo Manfredi – Relais Chateaux
Palazzo Manfredi – Relais Chateaux
Walk to gay bars.
Palazzo Manfredi – Relais Chateaux
Palazzo Manfredi – Relais Chateaux
Palazzo Manfredi – Relais Chateaux
Palazzo Manfredi – Relais Chateaux

Via Labicana 125, Rome | map | distance

8.75 Excellent
based on 879 reviews

Palazzo Manfredi – Relais Chateaux5 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Fabulous views. Excellent dining. Free WiFi.

The closest 5-star hotel to the Roman gay scene, and just steps away from the amazing Colosseum and many other sights.

Palazzo Manfredi features the award-winning Aroma restaurant and a rooftop terrace with stunning city views. Guest rooms are elegantly furnished and quite large by European standards.

Gay scene-wise, the hotel is just a short walk from Coming OutMy Bar and Apollion gay sauna.

features: bar, restaurant, sun terrace, free wi-fi

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The Inn At The Roman Forum
The Inn At The Roman Forum
Near the gay nightlife.
The Inn At The Roman Forum
The Inn At The Roman Forum
The Inn At The Roman Forum
The Inn At The Roman Forum

30 Via Degli Ibernesi, Rome | map | distance

9.1 Exceptional
based on 171 reviews

The Inn At The Roman Forum5 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay nightlife. Nice view from the rooftop terrace. Free WiFi.

Fabulous 5-star hotel in the heart of Rome, just a few minutes’ walk from the iconic Colosseum and the Roman Forum, and within easy reach of Coming Out gay bar and Apollion Sauna.

The Inn claims to be the only luxury hotel in Rome to have historic ruins inside which can be traced back 2,000 years.

Guest rooms feature modern facilities including flat screen TV’s, iPod docks and free WiFi. The Inn’s rooftop terrace is worth a special mention. You can enjoy breakfast whilst taking in breathtaking views.

features: bar, internet access, jacuzzi / hot pool

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Hotel Majestic Roma
Hotel Majestic Roma
Classic luxury.
Hotel Majestic Roma
Hotel Majestic Roma
Hotel Majestic Roma
Hotel Majestic Roma

Via Veneto 50, Rome | map | distance

8.84 Excellent
based on 1427 reviews

Hotel Majestic Roma5 stars

Why this hotel? Classic luxury. Excellent dining. Walk to EMC gay sauna. Free WiFi.

Established in 1889, Hotel Majestic is located on one of Italy’s most exclusive streets, Via Veneto, and just 500 metres from the famous Spanish Steps.

This classic luxury hotel features spacious art deco rooms with super comfortable beds, marble bathrooms, balconies and free WiFi.

The hotel’s renowned gourmet Italian restaurant, Filippo La Mantia, is one of the best in town. There is a well-equipped gym, although Italy’s largest gay sauna EMC is just a short walk away.

features: bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi

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The St. Regis Rome
The St. Regis Rome
Award winner.
The St. Regis Rome
The St. Regis Rome
The St. Regis Rome
The St. Regis Rome

Via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 3, Rome | map | distance

9 Exceptional
based on 2707 reviews

The St. Regis Rome5 stars

Why this hotel? Award winner. Rome at its finest. Great location.

A Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List hotel and included in the ‘World’s 500 Best Hotels by Travel and Leisure, the St. Regis Rome is a dependable name when it comes to luxury.

Guest rooms and suites have a unique identity and the finest amenities. The St. Regis features an award-winning restaurant Vivendo and a fabulous health club and spa. Free WiFi in public areas.

Located just a short walk from boutiques and shops on Via Veneto, a 15-minute walk from the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain and a 10-minute walk to the famous gay sauna EMC.

features: bar, internet access, massage, sauna, gym

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Rome • hotels in other areas

For gay travellers who wish to explore other options in central Rome, we recommend the following well-rated hotels.

Babuino 181
Babuino 181
Fabulous design.
Babuino 181
Babuino 181
Babuino 181
Babuino 181

Via Del Babuino 181, Rome | map | distance

9.13 Exceptional
based on 1305 reviews

Babuino 1815 stars

Why this hotel? Fabulous design. Apartment style. Easy access to gay scene. Free WiFi.

One of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Babuino 181 is located near the bustling streets of boutiques shops, between Piazza Del Popolo and the Spanish Steps.

Each large guest room features classy furniture in understated tones, king-sized bed, marble bathroom, flat screen satellite TV, Bose sound system, iPod dock, Nespresso machine, climate control, free WiFi.

The location is great. Some of Rome’s popular gay venues can be reached quickly by the metro or taxi. A fine choice for gay couples with some extra cash to spend.

features: free wi-fi

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Portrait Roma
Portrait Roma
Gay-popular choice.
Portrait Roma
Portrait Roma
Portrait Roma
Portrait Roma

Via Bocca Di Leone 23, Rome | map | distance

9.8 Exceptional
based on 23 reviews

Portrait Roma4-5 stars

Why this hotel? Gay-popular choice. Classic design. Free WiFi.

Classic designer hotel by the Ferragamo family, Portrait Roma offers 14 design studios, perfectly blending 50’s styling with modern amenities such as flat screen TV, DVD player, iPod dock, free WiFi.

Each studio has a marble bathroom and a kitchenette with dishwasher, microwave & minibar. No restaurant onsite, but breakfast is served to your room or on the rooftop terrace.

Conveniently located in the most exclusive shopping district, only a short walk from the historic Spanish Steps. Rome’s best gay bars and clubs can be reached quickly by metro or taxi.

features: bar, free wi-fi

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Crossing Condotti
Crossing Condotti
Exquisite apartments.
Crossing Condotti
Crossing Condotti
Crossing Condotti
Crossing Condotti

Via Mario Dè Fiori 28, Rome | map | distance

9.89 Exceptional
based on 542 reviews

Crossing Condotti5 stars

Why this hotel? Exquisite apartments. Great location. Near Spanish Steps. Free WiFi.

Exquisite apartments in a historic building near the Spanish Steps.

Crossing Condotti has just 5 guest rooms and one Junior Suite – each with antique furnishings, original wooden ceilings, parquet floors, LCD TV, tea & coffee maker and free WiFi.

Hidden, private and comfortable. The emphasis is on making you feel ‘at home’. A perfect choice if you seek an alternative to a big hotel environment.

features: massage, free wi-fi

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Gran Melia Rome
Gran Melia Rome
Superb facilities.
Gran Melia Rome
Gran Melia Rome
Gran Melia Rome
Gran Melia Rome

Via del Gianicolo 4, Rome | map | distance

9.0 Exceptional
based on 2492 reviews

Gran Melia Rome5 stars

Why this hotel? Superb facilities. Excellent pool & dining. Free WiFi.

The Gran Melia ticks most of our boxes. This luxury urban resort sits on the bank of River Tiber just outside the Vatican City.

The hotel’s impressive range of facilities include a beautiful indoor/outdoor pool, a YHI wellness spa with massage service, sauna and gym with personal training services.

Guest rooms are spacious, and some have spectacular panoramic city views. WiFi is free in all areas. The onsite restaurants serve Italian and international food and fine wine.

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

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Hotel Raphael – Relais Chateau
Hotel Raphael – Relais Chateau
Beautiful location.
Hotel Raphael – Relais Chateau
Hotel Raphael – Relais Chateau
Hotel Raphael – Relais Chateau
Hotel Raphael – Relais Chateau

Largo Febo 2, Rome | map | distance

8.95 Excellent
based on 2865 reviews

Hotel Raphael – Relais Chateau5 stars

Why this hotel? Beautiful location. Great for sightseeing. Free WiFi.

Hotel Raphael by Relais & Châteaux enjoys one of Rome’s most historic neighbourhoods, just steps away from the lively Piazza Novano.

The hotel’s rooftop terrace will wow you with a panoramic view of the city. The compact guest rooms (some designed by famous architect Richard Meier) feature marble bathrooms, parquet floors, satellite TV, Bose entertainment systems and free WiFi.

Rome’s major attractions like the Pantheon and St. Peter’s Church are just a short walk away.

features: bar, restaurant, shop, massage, gym, free wi-fi

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The First Roma
The First Roma
Rooftop restaurant.
The First Roma
The First Roma
The First Roma
The First Roma

Via del Vantaggio 14, Rome | map | distance

9.23 Exceptional
based on 1507 reviews

The First Roma5 stars

Why this hotel? Rooftop restaurant. Fabulous views. Great location. Free WiFi.

Perhaps not the very first but definitely one of the very best. The rooms & suites at this 5-star hotel feature large marble bathrooms, free WiFi, modern furniture and modern artworks.

The views from the rooftop restaurant are spectacular – a perfect spot to have a late-night drink and enjoy Rome. There are two gourmet restaurants and a bar with an impressive selection of wine.

The First Roma is just a short walk from the Piazza del Popolo and Piazza di Spagna, and 5 minutes from Flaminio metro station with easy access to other parts of Rome.

features: bar, restaurant, shop, free wi-fi

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