Gay Vienna · Hotels

Gay Vienna · Hotels

Vienna has an excellent range of hotels to suit all budgets. These great-value hotels are conveniently for sightseeing and exploring the local gay nightlife.

Wienzeile / Naschmarkt

Wienzeile is a street that runs through the city along the Vienna River.  The area is home to the city’s most popular market, Naschmarkt, many restaurants, shops and most of Vienna’s gay nighlife.

These hotels in this area are within easy reach of the historic Old Town, the Museum Quarter and Mariahilfer Straße (Vienna’s most important shopping street).

Why this hotel?: Central. Opposite St. Stephens Cathedral. Rooftop Restaurant.

The DO & CO Hotel Vienna is a gay-friendly, boutique hotel that is wonderfully located right opposite St. Stephens Cathedral.

The hotel, which is a Design Hotel, is made up of 43 well-curated rooms that offer amazing views of the city center. The hotel is also just a short distance from the Albertina Museum, as well as other major attractions.

There are two on-site restaurants, DO & CO Stephansplatz which sits on the top floor and offer great views of the city, as you indulge in the fine dining offered.

The Onyx Restaurant is a new and popular place for an Asian fusion kitchen, cocktails, and DJ.

For gay-specific options, the popular Village Bar is only a 12-minute drive away.


paid parking, restaurant/dj, airport transportation, free wi-fi, soundproof rooms, room service

Stephansplatz 12, Vienna


Based on votes

Why this hotel?: Unique design. Great for shopping. Close to gay scene.

Das Tyrol’s exclusive design is quite special. Each large soundproof room features creative artworks by famous Viennese designers, satellite TV, Nespresso machine, free WiFi. A tasty breakfast buffet is served daily, guests have free access to the modern sauna.

The hotel has a fabulous location on the city’s longest shopping street, Mariahilfer Straße, with its high-end shops, restaurants, cafés and museums. The metro station and the main gay bars in Naschmarkt are just a short walk away.


bar, steam room, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, free wi-fi

Mariahilfer Straße 15, Vienna


Based on 2635 votes

Why this hotel?: Popular choice. Convenient location. Close to metro station and gay bars.

The Star Inn Wien’s convenient location, opposite the metro station, makes it a popular hotel on Travel Gay. You can connect to Schönbrunn Palace and Mariahilfer street in 10 minutes.

Many local restaurants, Römersauna, Café Rüdiger and gay bars are within 10-15 minutes’ walk away from the hotel.

All modern guest rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen TV, air conditioning, comfortable bed and seating area. Good breakfast buffet. Vending machines for drinks & snacks are provided.


bar, free-wifi

Linke Wienzeile 224, Vienna


Based on 6874 votes

Why this hotel?: Close to Naschmarkt & gay nightlife. Convenient location.

The Beethoven hotel has a great location, opposite the famous Theater an der Wien and within easy access of the historic city centre. Many of Vienna’s best gay bars & clubs are less than a 10-minute walk away.

Housed in a historic Neo-Renaissance building, each comfortable soundproof, non-smoking room has free WiFi, flat screen TV, mini bar and safe.

The hotel is a few minutes’ walk from The Museum Quarter, the Musikverein Concert Hall, the State Opera and the Karlplatz metro station.


bar, free wi-fi

Papagenogasse 6, Vienna


Based on 3871 votes

Why this hotel?: Excellent value. Great for shopping & gay nightlife.

Located just a few minutes’ walk from Vienna’s biggest shopping street Mariahilfer Straße, the Arthotel ANA Boutique Six is within easy reach of the gay bars Red Carpet and EAGLE cruise club.

Newly renovated rooms are soundproof, large and non-smoking. Each features a good-sized LED flat screen TV, iPod dock, minibar, air conditioning, free WiFi. Many rooms have a balcony or terrace.

We like their breakfast buffet which includes a wide selection of tasty pastries, sausage, ham, cheese, salmon, eggs, cereals and coffee.


bar, sun terrace, free wi-fi

Webgasse 23, Vienna

Very Good

Based on 950 votes

Why this hotel?: Popular new hotel. Central location. Great value.

The relatively new Motel Wien-Staatsoper in Vienna offers great-value rooms, just a couple of minutes’ walk from the State Opera, Ringstraße Blvd, U-Bahn station.

Housed in a 19th century building, guest rooms are modern and air-conditioned. All rooms feature a flat screen TV and en suite bathroom. Many restaurants and cafés are nearby.

Gay scene-wise, Kaiserbründl sauna can be reached in about 15 minutes.


free wi-fi

Elisabethstraße 5, Vienna


Based on 2689 votes

Why this hotel?: Convenient location. Great value. Near the gay scene.

The great-value 3-star Carlton Opera is frequented by artists, musiciansand historians, because of its central location, near the legendary Freihaus Quarter and the world-famous Opera House.

Vienna’s gay bars around Naschmarkt are within an easy walk away. Schik Bar is almost next door.

Guest rooms feature art nouveau style with free WiFi. The in-house gym has a sauna, and discounts are offered for other nearby gyms.


sauna, gym, free wi-fi

Schikanedergasse 4, Vienna

Very Good

Based on 726 votes

Near the central station

Vienna’s central train station is in the south of the city, near the Belvedere Palace.

Why this hotel?: Luxurious choice near the main station and palace. Chic rooftop bar with panoramic views of the city.

Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere is a gay-friendly 5-star hotel in Vienna. It is just a stone’s throw away from the Belvedere Palace and not too far from trendy bars, restaurants, shops, and Vienna’s cultural scene.

It is a place of encounter for urban lifestyle enthusiasts domestically and abroad, as well as for local Viennese, who are interested in contemporary architecture, art, fashion, and cuisine.

The hotel features a spa, fitness center, restaurant, and a rooftop bar offering a remarkable view over the city and its main sights.

This luxury lifestyle hotel provides rooms and suites with gracefully interior details and inspiring artworks. Each room offers floor-to-ceiling windows, free WiFi, a free minibar, a flat-screen TV, and a coffee machine.

The restaurant Eugen21 with an adjoining terrace is a contemporary Austrian tavern that combines classic and modern cuisine with a focus on organic local products.

Located on the 16th floor is the Nordic-designed Aurora Roof Top Bar offering stunning views of Vienna which guests can enjoy while snuggling next to the open fire pit or listening to DJ sounds late into the evening. 

There are fantastic public transport links to central Vienna and its gay nightlife.


hotel, restaurant, cafe, rooftop bar, gym, spa, parking, a/c, wifi, minibar, coffee makers, tv,

Arsenalstraße 10, Vienna


Based on 1410 votes


Vienna’s trendy 7th district is located conveniently close to both the city centre sights and gay nightlife. The district is also home to some of the best museums in the city.

Why this hotel?: Set in a buzzing area amid shops and eateries. Cool cocktail bar and rooftop terrace.

Hotel MOTTO is the latest addition to Vienna’s elegant, extravagant and gay-friendly hotels. Combining Parisian glam with Viennese charm and Scandinavian coziness make for an unforgettable stay.

Opened in 2021 and located in the heart of the city, this boutique hotel is in the middle of the famous shopping street Mariahilfer Straße. Surrounded by trendy bars, clubs, shops and fitness studios as well as the most popular gay bars in Vienna.

A variety of 91 rooms and suites feature walk-in rain showers, natural cosmetics from Saint Charles Pharmacy, flat screen Smart TVs, and minibars. Some rooms look over the famous shopping street. There is free wifi and A/C throughout the property.

Other facilities include a small spa with sauna and fitness area, an in-house organic bakery, and a rooftop restaurant & bar with amazing views of the city’s beauty in the sunny months.


hotel, restaurant, bar, sauna, steam bath, wifi, parking, pet-friendly, terrace, minibar, a/c,

Mariahilfer Straße 71A, Schadekgasse 20, Vienna


Based on 326 votes

Why this hotel?: Stylish rooms. Great for sightseeing & gay nightlife.

Style meets substance. The 25hours Hotel is located close to the Museum Quarter and not too far from the gay scene.

Guest rooms are uniquely decorated, contemporary in style and fun. Some rooms have a fully equipped kitchenette. Onsite facilities include an Italian restaurant, a spa and a rooftop bar with panoramic views.

Great locatioi for sightseeing. The 25hours is steps away from transport links and within walking distance to St Stephen Cathedral, the Vienna State Opera and the famous Mariahilfer shopping street.


bar, restaurant, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, spa, free wi-fi

Lerchenfelder Straße 1-3, Vienna


Based on 5068 votes

Why this hotel?: Near the gay nightlife. Stylish rooms. Great value.

The great-value, no-frills Hotel ViennArt is well-located for sightseeing, shopping and dining. The trendy Mariahilfer street, restaurants and gay-popular venues are just a short walk away

All 60 stylishly designed guest rooms feature modern artworks, flat screen satellite TV and free WiFi. A tasty breakfast buffet is served every morning. Free drinks at the lounge. Staff are helpful and attentive.


free wi-fi

Breite Gasse 9, Vienna

Very Good

Based on 1706 votes

Why this hotel?: Uniquely designed rooms. Great location. Easy access to the gay scene.

Boutique hotel in a historic building where you can enjoy the owner’s contemporary art collection, the breakfast buffet in the Red Salon, the free afternoon tea & cake by the fireplace.

Each guest room is individually designed and features selected furniture, air conditioning, minibar, free WiFi.

The Altstadt is a 5-minute walk from the Museum Quarter, and within 15 minutes to Volkstheater metro station, Ring Blvd, and the gay venues around Wienzeile.


bar, massage, free wi-fi

Kirchengasse 41, Vienna


Based on 3912 votes

Old Town / city centre

Vienna’s historic Old Town is home to famous landmarks: Rathaus, St Stephen’s Cathedral, State Opera and some of the best hotels, with Ring Street circling along the route of the ancient walls.

Why this hotel?: Central location. Excellent views. Close to gay scene.

Luxurious yet casual. The Ring offers exclusive rooms with wonderful views in a historic building, right in the city centre, and combines modern and classic furnishings with a designer’s touch.

The Ring’s restaurant and bar offers an impressive wine and champagne menu. The hotel also features a spa, gym, sauna, steam bath and massage service.

The famous Kaiserbründl gay sauna and Why Not gay nightclub are within a 15-minute walk away, or you can take the metro from the nearby station.


bar, restaurant, free wifi, massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa

Kärntner Ring 8, Vienna


Based on 2844 votes

Why this hotel?: Luxury choice. Fabulous pool & gym. Popular with gay guests.

This gay-popular, award-winning hotel is surrounded by trendy restaurants, shops and attractions, and only a short distance from many gay bars, clubs and saunas near Naschmarkt.

Guest rooms at Le Meridien are spacious and equipped with high-quality furnishings and products. Free WiFi is available in all areas.

Excellent facilities include a gourmet restaurant, lounge bar, spa and a nightclub. We like the indoor pool and  state-of-the-art gym. Hotel staff offer exceptional service.


bar, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi

Robert-Stolz-Platz 1, Vienna


Based on 6268 votes

Why this hotel?: Very central. Great for sightseeing, dining, gay scene.

Modern, great-value boutique hotel in central Vienna. The Zeitgeist is located close to the main train station. The hotel has its own sauna with sun terrace, stylish café bar and restaurant.

Each bright, air-conditioned rooms features free WiFi, flat screen TV, private bathroom. Some rooms include a balcony. The Zeitgeist has a 24-hour front desk; bicycle and car rental services are provided.


bar, cafe, restaurant, gym, steam room, sauna, free wi-fi

Sonnwendgasse 13-15, Vienna


Based on 3174 votes

Why this hotel?: Excellent views. Great for shopping & sightseeing.

Nicely located on Ring boulevard overlooking the Stadtpark, the Vienna Marriott is an ideal choice for shopping and sightseeing.

This 5-star hotel features a nice indoor pool, well-equipped gym, spa, restaurant, café and bar. The onsite lounge offers panoramic views of the city. Free WiFi.

The hotel is a short walk from St Stephen’s Cathedral, the Opera House and Kärntnerstraße shopping street. Gay nightlife in Naschmarkt can be reached in 20 minutes by walking or the metro.


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

Parkring 12A, Vienna


Based on 4485 votes

Why this hotel?: Fabulous spa and gym. Luxury choice. Great for sightseeing.

One of the finest hotels in Vienna. The historic Palais Hansen Kempinski retains much of its classic 18th century charm that blends perfectly with modern comforts. It features 2 restaurants, 3 bars, spa & wellness centre and a well-equipped gym.

Guest rooms enjoy great views overlooking the famous Ring Street. Notable in-room features include marble bathrooms, an iPad entertainment system, a pillow menu and free WiFi.

Within 5-10 minutes, you can reach the Sigmund Freud Museum and the Danube Canal with its nightlife scene, Schönbrunn Palace and the gay bars in Naschmarkt area


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

Schottenring 24, Vienna


Based on 3262 votes

Why this hotel?: Very central. Great for shopping & sightseeing.

Located in the the city centre, this grand 4-star hotel is just a short walk from the Hofburg Imperial Palace and less than 10 minutes’ walk from the State Opera House, Kohlmarkt and Graben shopping streets and St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

Guest rooms are air-conditioned, spacious and eleganty furnished. Each room offers free WiFi, flat screen TV and desk. The suites include areas, Nespresso machines and some with rooftop terraces.

Facilities include an outdoor cafe, restaurant, piano bar and a spa on two floors which includes two saunas, steam room and a gym.


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

Herrengasse 10, Vienna


Based on 7172 votes

Why this hotel?: Quiet location. Near city centre & gay scene.

Housed in an Art Nouveau building, this good-value hotel offers 28 rooms with free WiFi and a rooftop terrace with panoramic views of Old Town. The gay bars around Naschmarkt are 10 minutes away.

Located on quiet pedestrian street behind Schwedenplatz square, the Alma is a few minutes’ walk from St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Kärntner shopping area and Schwedenplatz metro station.

The Alma does not have its own restaurant and bar, but many local cafés, bars and restaurants are nearby.


free wi-fi

Hafnersteig 7, Vienna


Based on 1321 votes

Vienna · hotels in other areas

These well-rated hotels are a bit further away from the city centre and gay scene but still within easy reach via the metro or taxi.

Why this hotel?: Near Mariahilfer shopping street. Excellent value. Convenient location.

The great-value Leonardo Hotel enjoys a great location, close to the famous the Mariahilfer Straße shopping street and within walking distance to EAGLE Vienna gay cruise club.

The modern, non-smoking rooms feature flat screen TV, air conditioning, minibar, tea/coffee maker. The hotel has its own restaurant, a 24-hour reception and a business centre.

Vienna’s city centre can be reached in 5 minutes via the nearby Westbahnhof metro (200 metres away).


bar, restaurant, gym

Matrosengasse 6-8, Vienna

Very Good

Based on 3814 votes

Why this hotel?: Excellent value. Great location. Easy access to gay bars.

Popular designer hotel for budget travelers. Motel One is known for its value for money, contemporary design and great service.

The Westbahnhof location offers consistently high standards with soundproof rooms, Arne Jacobsen chairs and Swarovski chandeliers. There is a cozy lounge bar onsite.

The hotel is located near the Mariahilfer Straße shopping street and not too far from the gay scene. An airport bus stop is right in front of the hotel.


bar, free wi-fi

Europaplatz 3, Vienna


Based on 2300 votes

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