Gay Taipei · Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Gay Taipei · Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Taipei is one of Asia's hottest gay destinations, attracting huge numbers of gay visitors each year.

Ximending

Taipei’s main shopping & entertainment district and home to The Red House gay bars. Ximending has good transport links via Ximen Station and a pedestrian street with thousands of shops.

Why this hotel?: Near Ximen Station. Great value. Close to gay nightlife.

Conveniently located near The Red House gay scene and nightlife, Hotel Midtown Richardson offers value-for-money rooms, just steps away from the Ximen Station and its huge range of shops.

Each en suite, minimalist-styled, modern guest room features free WiFi, air conditioning, flat screen TV, fridge and electric kettle. The hotel has a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage service. No restaurant onsite, but many dining options are nearby.

The Ximen MTR provides fast connections to other parts of Taipei. Café Dalida, Commander and gay bars at The Red House are within 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

Features

free wi-fi

4 Xiushan St, Zhongzheng District, Taipei


8
Excellent

Based on 16552 votes

Why this hotel?: Walk to gay bars Excellent value. Late breakfast.

Popular on Travel Gay Asia. The modern WESTGATE Hotel is in perfect location, just 1-minute walk to the Ximen MRT station, Café Dalida and other gay bars and shops in and around The Red House.

Unique artwork awaits you in the lobby, but the hotel offers a rather relaxing environment, with a wide choice of rooms to suit most budgets, from ‘cosy’ rooms to 37 m² suites.

All air-conditioned rooms have a comfortable bed, 40″ LCD, iPhone dock, WiFi, minibar, rain shower. The hotel has a gym and self-service laundry room Helpful for late-risers – breakfast is served until 11am.

Features

bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi

150 Zhonghua Rd, Sec 1, Ximen, Taipei


8.6
Excellent

Based on 5911 votes

Why this hotel?: Near the gay scene. Convenient location. Stylish rooms.

This hip designer Inhouse enjoys a great location in the heart of Ximen gay district. Its interior design is reminiscent of the famous Red House Theatre from the old days with vibrant colours and luminescent lighting.

Inhouse offers 60 large guest rooms (21-50 m²), with cable flat screen TV, iPhone dock, minibar, private bathroom with L’Occitane products. The café & restaurant serves Western and Chinese food.

Located just a 5-minute walk from Ximen MRT, with night markets nearby. The hotel’s great location near The Red House gay quarter makes it a popular choice on Travel Gay Asia.

Features

bar, cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi

107 Xining South Rd, Wanhua District, Taipei


8.4
Excellent

Based on 4398 votes

Why this hotel?: Modern design. Great value. Near the gay bars scene.

Great value, modern hotel located about 5-minute walk from Ximen MRT Station and 10 minutes from the gay village at The Red House and Huaxi Street night market.

The amba Taipei offers 160 spacious rooms, a restaurant, free WiFi.  All guest rooms are air-conditioned and feature flat screen cable TV, seating area, private bathroom with free toiletries and room slippers.

The hotel serves daily breakfast buffet. Light snacks and drinks can be enjoyed at the onsite café bar.

Features

bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

77 Wuchang St, Sec 2, Wanhua District, Taipei


8.5
Excellent

Based on 4355 votes

Why this hotel?: Convenient location. Excellent value. Near The Red House.

The Green World is conveniently located in Ximending, just a 5-minute walk from the Taipei Train Station and 10 minutes to The Red House gay bars and the best shopping areas in Taipei.

Each modern, en suite guest room has free WiFi, air conditioning, flat screen cable TV, fridge and safe.

The hotel has a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, concierge service. The onsite restaurant serves very good breakfast buffet. Plenty of local dining options are nearby.

Features

restaurant, massage, gym, free wi-fi

13F, 41 Zhonghua Rd, Sec 1, Zhongzheng District, Taipei


8.2
Excellent

Based on 5797 votes

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

Excellent new 3-star hotel in Ximen. The New Riverview Suites is within walking distance from Taipei’s main gay bars, some of best shopping areas and restaurants.

Guest rooms are spacious, modern and comfortable. All rooms include free WiFi. There’s also a gym onsite if you wish to work out.

The great location and value for money make it a popular choice with gay travellers.

Features

gym, free wi-fi

877 Huanhe S Rd, Sec 1, Wanhua District, Taipei


8.1
Excellent

Based on 2682 votes

Why this hotel?: Walk to The Red House. Great value & service. Popular new hotel.

Top-trending Taipei hotel on Travel Gay. PaPa Whale offers very good value, modern rooms and  great location – just 10 minutes’ walk to The Red House complex and gay bars. The main shopping street and Ximen station are within walking distance.

Each guest room is air-conditioned, with private bathroom, flat screen TV, tea & coffee makers, free WiFi. The front desk is open 24 hours; the staff offer excellent service. There’s a restaurant & bar onsite.

Features

bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

46 Kunming St, Wanhua District, Taipei


8.3
Excellent

Based on 9230 votes

Why this hotel?: Great location. Stylish, small good-value rooms. New hotel.

YesInn Taipei is a relatively new hostel in very good location, close to restaurants and shops, and a short walk to Ximen metro station and the gay nightlife at The Red House.

Guest rooms are bright and stylish, each featuring a flat screen TV, air conditioning, mini fridge, electric kettle. Free WiFi.

The hostel has a 24-hour front desk and offers luggage storage service. Sightseeing arrangements and car rentals can be made at the tour desk.

Features

free wi-fi

11 Neijiang St, Ln 55, Wanhua District, Taipei


8.1
Excellent

Based on 1916 votes

Why this hotel?: Next to The Red House. Near the best gay bars & shops. Budget option.

This popular budget hotel 明日大飯店 is right next to The Red House gay village, a short walk from Ximen metro station (Exit 6) and its popular shopping district.

Each air-conditioned compact guest room features free WiFi, flat screen TV, desk, electric kettle with tea & coffee-making facilities and an en suite bathroom with free toiletries.

A daily buffet breakfast is served in the dining area, but many restaurants are nearby. You can also use the hotel’s breakfast vouchers at nearby 7Eleven.

Features

free wi-fi

23 Chengdu Rd, Ximen, Taipei


7.6
Very Good

Based on 2710 votes

Why this hotel?: Very close to The Red House. Excellent value. New hotel.

The Inhouse Boutique’s excellent location, just a few minutes’ walk to The Red House gay village and the Ximen MRT station and shops, makes it a new gay-popular hotel on Travel Gay Asia.

Modern guest rooms are decent-sized, each featuring a private bathroom, comfy bed, flat screen satellite TV, fridge, safe and free WiFi. Room service and 24-hour front desk are provided.

There’s a good restaurant onsite, al though many street food options and night markets are nearby.

Features

restaurant, free wifi

8 Chengdu Rd, Ln 27, Wanhua District, Taipei


8.8
Excellent

Based on 171 votes

Why this hotel?: Close to Red House. Excellent views. Great for shopping.

Located next to all the gay bars at The Red House, Burgary Hotel offers stylish rooms & suites, decorated in gold, silver, black and white with features including flat screen TV’s and jacuzzi baths.

Most rooms offer great views of Katagalan Boulevard and Taipei 101. Convenient location for all the Ximen gay bars and shopping, and good value for money.

Features

restaurant, free wi-fi

168 Zhonghua Rd, Sec 1, Wanhua District, Taipei


8.2
Excellent

Based on 3053 votes

Why this hotel?: Boutique budget choice. Near the gay bars. Value for money.

The modern, stylish B6 offers great-value rooms in excellent location, less than a 10-minute walk from the Red House gay quarter, Ximen station, major department stores and cinemas in the area.

Each compact, en suite room features comfortable beds, large LCD TV, in-room safe, free minibar, free WiFi internet access and shower.

A complimentary Western and Asia buffet breakfast is served every morning.

Features

restaurant, free wi-fi

106 Wuchang St, Sec 2, Wanhua District, Taipei


7.7
Very Good

Based on 1527 votes

Why this hotel?: Walk to gay bars. Great value. Popular budget choice.

A very popular budget choice on Travel Gay Asia. The Go Sleep Hankou is just a short walk from all the gay bars and trendy shopping areas around the famous Red House building.

The hotel offers spacious, bright and comfortable rooms, each with flat screen TV and en suite bathroom with either shower or bath tub and free WiFi.

Go Sleep has an onsite restaurant, laundry service, elevator and 24-hour front desk.

Features

cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi

54 Hankou St, Sec 2, Wanhua District, Taipei


7.6
Very Good

Based on 7719 votes

Why this hotel?: Walk to The Red House. Excellent value. Convenient location.

The great-value Wonstar Hotel is located within walking distance of The Red House gay village and the Ximen metro station, and surrounded by shopping and dining choices.

Like many hotels here, the standard rooms are quite small and the cheapest are windowless. If you are a size queen, then go for a Deluxe Room that has more space and a view. WiFi is free, and a Taiwanese breakfast is served daily.

If this hotel is fully booked, then consider Wonstar II Hotel which is just one street away.

Features

restaurant, free wi-fi

82 Zhonghua Rd, Sec 1, Wanhua District, Taipei


7.5
Very Good

Based on 1388 votes

Why this hotel?: New hotel. Stylish design. Near the gay nightlife.

The modern Tango Inn Tapei has a great location, just a 6-minute walk from Ximen Station and the gay bars at The Red House, making it popular choice on Travel Gay Asia.

Chic, air-conditioned guest rooms feature comfortable beds, stylish en suite bathrooms with a walk in shower, free WiFi.

No restaurant onsite, but there is a stylish guest lounge complete with a snack bar offering sandwiches, fruits, coffee and tea, 24 hours a day, free for guests.

Features

cafe, free wi-fi

8 Kunming St, Ln 96, Ximen, Taipei


8.7
Excellent

Based on 1637 votes

Why this hotel?: Near Ximen metro station. Excellent value. Gay-popular.

An excellent choice for gay travellers. Hotel Puri Ximen is a few minutes’ walk from the Ximen MRT station and a short walk to the shops and gay bars at the Red House.

Each stylish guest room features air conditioning, a 32” flat screen TV, safe and free WiFi.  The hotel offers baggage storage and a coin-operated laundromat.

Features

free wi-fi

6 Chengdu Rd, Ln 27, Ximen, Taipei


7.9
Very Good

Based on 5600 votes

Why this hotel?: Budget choice. Walk to The Red House gay bars.

Popular, new budget hotel in Ximen. This smart-value Inn Cube is located a short walk from the gay bars at the Red House complex, the Ximen MRT station and tons of shops.

This hostel features clean, basic rooms & dorms with shared bathrooms. All rooms are air-conditioned, have cable TV and free WiFi.

There is a 24-hour front desk. No restaurant onsite, but many local dining options are nearby.

Features

free wi-fi

8F, 45 Hankou St, Sec 2, Wanhua District, Taipei


7.8
Very Good

Based on 1890 votes

Zhongxiao Road / Da-an District

Zhongxiao is a major road that runs through Taipei. Its central sections, located in Da-an District, are lined with huge shopping malls, entertainment & nightlife options and gay-popular venues.

Why this hotel?: Next to the metro. Excellent value. Popular choice.

We like the dark, masculine feel of Vendome Hotel that is located in the heart of Taipei’s shopping district and just steps from the Zhongxiao Dunhua metro station.

A great mid-range hotel if you’re in Taipei for a few days to do some shopping and sightseeing. The area has many food choices including a 24-hour sushi restaurant.

If you need a massage, YF Spa and Prime Spa are nearby. Gay bars at The Red House quarter can be reached 20 minutes by taxi.

Features

restaurant, free wi-fi

12F, 197 Zhongxiao E Rd, Da'an District, Taipei


7.5
Very Good

Based on 4695 votes

Why this hotel?: Great for shopping. Near the MTR station and gay nightlife.

A great budget option if you are in Taipei for shopping or sightseeing. Vendome East Inn is just a couple of minutes’ walk from the Zhongxiao Dunhua MTR station, department stores, many restaurants and cafés

Vendome East Inn offers modern, comfortable rooms with free WiFi, flat screen TV, work desk. Breakfast is served daily. The reception is open 24 hours. If you need a massage, YF Spa is nearby.

Features

free wi-fi

8F, 209 Zhongxiao E Rd, Sec 4, Taipei


7.8
Very Good

Based on 1807 votes

Taipei · more hotel recommendations

We also recommend these hotels in central Taipei, which have proven popular with gay travellers and are within easy access to tourist sights, shopping and nightlife in Ximending.

Why this hotel?: Great for shopping. Popular with gay guests. Convenient location.

Located in a trendy area on Zhongxiao East Road, The Tango XinYi is great for gay shoppers. Some of Taipei’s best department stores and the Taipei 101 Tower are within walking distance.

Guest rooms are tastefully furnished, each featuring a flat screen TV, DVD player, whirlpool bathtub & Hansgrohe facilities and fridge. Mineral water and soft drinks are complimentary.

Each floor has hot/cold water and ice machines. Free coffee, fruit, snacks, internet PC’s are provided available at the lobby lounge. Breakfast buffet includes both Asian & Western food.

Features

cafe, gym, free wi-fi

297 Zhongxiao E Rd, Sec 5, Xinyi District, Taipei


8.2
Excellent

Based on 2213 votes

Why this hotel?: Near metro station. Hi-tech rooms. Excellent value.

The Tango Hotel has features you would normally associate with a more expensive hotel, such as ambient lighting, automatic Japanese toilets, rain showers, spa hot tubs and luxury toiletries.

The NanShi branch is located just a few steps from the entrance to the Zhongshan metro, providing easy access to other parts of Taipei city and gay scene.

Its sister branch The Tango Hotel Taipei XinYi is also worth considering.

Features

bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

No 3, Nanjing West Rd, Zhongshan Dist, Taipei


8.6
Excellent

Based on 926 votes

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