Gay Rome · Luxury Hotels

Gay Rome · Luxury Hotels

Want the Caesar treatment? Check our 2021 top luxury hotels in Rome for gay travelers.

Gay Rome · Luxury Hotels

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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.

Why this hotel?: Stylish interiors. Perfect location. Near the gay scene.

The Fifteen Keys Hotel is a great-value 4-star hotel in the centre of Rome’s entertainment district, very close many of the Roman landmarks and gay nightlife.

The interiors are decorated with colourful Neo-Roman accents and the recently refurbished rooms offer modern and stylish comfort.

The multilingual staff have been very positively reviewed, and are available 24/7 to book tours and tickets. The hotel has a gorgeous garden in which to soak up the sunny Roman rays.


garden, room service, 24h reception

Via Urbana 6/7, Rome


Based on 930 votes

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

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.


bar, restaurant, sun terrace, free wi-fi

Via Labicana 125, Rome


Based on 1052 votes

Why this hotel?: Central and stylish. Great for sightseeing & gay scene.

The Roma Luxus is a modern, gay-friendly 5-star hotel in Rome’s centre, a few minutes’ walk from the Colosseum and many of the best gay venues.

Each of the recently renovated rooms offers stylish luxury and room service. The hotel has a well-reviewed on-site restaurant and the 24h help desk can help you rent bikes and book tickets.

nearest station : Colosseo


restaurant, room service, 24h help desk

Largo Angelicum, 4, Rome


Based on 409 votes

Why this hotel?: Central. Rooftop Bar.

The Splendide Royal, located in the heart of Rome, is a luxury, gay-friendly hotel.

The Splendide has an on-site fine dining restaurant, as well as two rooftop bars that provide amazing 360 views of the surrounding city.

Popular gay hotspots in the area include the bar Coming Out, which is only a 17-minute car drive.


parking, gym, bike rental, airport transportation, free wi-fi, free breakfast, pets allowed, private balcony, room service

Via di Porta Pinciana, 14, Rome


Based on 355 votes

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

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 flat screen TV, iPod dock, free WiFi. The Inn’s rooftop terrace is worth a special mention. You can enjoy breakfast whilst taking in breathtaking views.


bar, jacuzzi / hot pool, free wi-fi

30 Via Degli Ibernesi, Rome


Based on 225 votes

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

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.


bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi

Via Veneto 50, Rome


Based on 2559 votes

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 famous gay sauna EMC.


bar, internet access, massage, sauna, gym

Via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 3, Rome


Based on 2920 votes

Rome · hotels in other areas

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

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

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.


free wi-fi

Via Del Babuino 181, Rome


Based on 1305 votes

Why this hotel?: Gay-popular choice. Classic design.

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.


bar, free wi-fi

Via Bocca Di Leone 23, Rome


Based on 799 votes

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

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.


massage, free wi-fi

Via Mario Dè Fiori 28, Rome


Based on 553 votes

Why this hotel?: Superb facilities. Excellent pool & dining.

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.


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

Via del Gianicolo 4, Rome


Based on 3030 votes

Why this hotel?: Beautiful location. Great for sightseeing.

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, free WiFi.

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


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

Largo Febo 2, Rome


Based on 3012 votes

Why this hotel?: Rooftop restaurant. Fabulous views. Great location.

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.


bar, restaurant, shop, free wi-fi

Via del Vantaggio 14, Rome


Based on 1732 votes

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