Gay Rome · Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Gay Rome · Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Rome offers an unmatched historical heritage, cosmopolitan atmosphere, fabulous hotels, shops and an extensive gay scene. The 'Eternal City' has it all.

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?: Walk to gay bars. Great value for money. Popular choice.

Stylish, contemporary hotel in great location, a 10-minute walk from the Colosseum and the gay bars on Via di San Giovanni and even closer to Italy’s largest gay sauna Euro MultiClub.

UNA Hotel Roma offers bright, comfortable rooms with air conditioning, LCD TV, high quality bed sheets, minibar and free WiFi. The generous breakfast buffet will set you up for a day exploring Rome.


bar, restaurant, shop, free wi-fi

Via Giovanni Amendola 57, Rome


Based on 9786 votes

Why this hotel?: Very central. Rooftop pool & terrace. Near the gay scene.

Mercure Roma Centro Colosseo’s location is tough to beat – right in the heart of historic Rome, a short walk from the Colosseum and the metro. Coming Out gay bar and Apollion Sauna are just as close.

The hotel has a fabulous rooftop swimming pool (seasonal) and terrace with views of the city. Modern guest rooms have free WiFi, LCD satellite TV, air conditioning and minibar.

There are two stylish bars, and room service is available. Excellent breakfast buffet (extra charge) is served every morning.


bar, swimming pool, sun terrace, free wi-fi

Via Labicana 144, Rome


Based on 4603 votes

Why this hotel?: Budget choice. Close to gay bars, shops and metro station.

With its great location near the Termini metro station, famous shops and gay scene, the Generator Rome has become a popular choice on Travel Gay Europe.

Housed in a 19th century building, the Generator offers both dormitories with shared bathrooms en suite rooms – all are bright, spacious and have free WiFi.

The onsite café bar is a cool place to hang out before hitting the clubs. Gay venues near the Colosseum are 15 minutes’ walk away. The Random gay bar and Apollion Sauna are even closer.


bar, cafe, free wifi

Via Principe Amedeo 257, Rome


Based on 185 votes

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

Good-value, modern hotel in the heart of Rome, near the Termini station and within easy reach of the gay venues. The Independent offers 45 rooms with free WiFi, bar and rooftop terrace.

Guest rooms feature flat screen TV’s with Sky channels, spacious showers, minibars with Nespresso coffee machines and kettles. Some rooms also have a balcony.

The hotel serves a generous breakfast buffet in the rooftop lounge that has great city views.


bar, free wi-fi

Via Volturno 48, Rome


Based on 3093 votes

Why this hotel?: Modern design. Great service. Central location.

Located within walking distance of many of Rome’s great landmarks, Hotel Ariston offers uniquely decorated rooms and great facilities including a 24-hour bar, gym and restaurant.

All rooms & suites feature flat screen cable TV, tea & coffee maker, minibar and free WiFi. Friendly staff are happy to help you with tours, airport transfers and tickets.


bar, restaurant, shop, , gym

Via Filippo Turati 16, Rome


Based on 2730 votes

Why this hotel?: Gay-popular. Great views. Near the Colosseum.

A very good value-for-money 4-star hotel in great location – just a 10-minute walk from the Colosseum and Rome’s major attractions. EMC gay saunaMy Bar and Coming Out gay bar are all within walking distance.

Hotel Artemide offers comfortable rooms with free WiFi, free minibar ( juice, water, beer, snacks). There is a gym, sauna, restaurant and the rooftop terrace bar with amazing city views. Very friendly service from professional staff.


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

Via Nazionale 22, Rome


Based on 11797 votes

Why this hotel?: Near the gay scene. Great for shopping & sightseeing.

Duca d’Alba is a 19th century townhouse that has been transformed into a stylish 4-star hotel. The individually styled guest rooms feature LCD satellite TV’s and free WiFi.

The hotel is located a 5-minute walk from the Roman Forum, the Colosseum and the Cavour metro station. Nightlife-wise, Duca d’Alba is just a short walk to Coming Out and My Bar, two of Rome’s most popular gay bars.


gym, free wi-fi

Via Leonina 14, Rome


Based on 4630 votes

Why this hotel?: Central location. Near train station, shops & gay nightlife.

The Welcome Piram has a convenient location, just a few minutes’ walk from Termini station, along with restaurants, shops and nightlife options. My Bar and Coming Out gay shop are just 10 minutes’ walk away.

Each air-conditioned room features large windows, flat screen satellite TV, free WiFi, minibar. We like the Piram’s rooftop garden and the fabulous spa with sauna & jacuzzi. Guests receive discounts at the onsite Italian restaurant.


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

Via Giovanni Amendola 7, Rome

Very Good

Based on 5434 votes

Why this hotel?: In the heart of Rome. Classic-styled rooms. Walk to gay bars.

-The Celio Hotel is a kitschy 3-star hotel in the very heart of Rome, with the Colosseum on your doorstep. Gay bars and many of the best shops and restaurants are within walking distance.

Their 19 rooms have a unique style, blending Renaissance motifs into classic comfort. Amenities include a gym and swimming pool, plus a children’s swimming pool, making this a great choice for families.

Reviewers mention Celio’s stunning views of the Colosseum and friendly staff.


gym, swimming pool

Via dei Santi Quattro 35C, Rome

Very Good

Based on 380 votes

Why this hotel?: Central location. Close to metro, gay scene and saunas.

A charming, family-run hotel, strategically located in Rome city centre, next to a metro station, and walking distance to the Colosseum, Termini station and restaurants. Coming Out and My Bar are 15 minutes away. Apollion Sauna and Sauna Mediterraneo are even closer!

Housed in a 19 century building, the hotel has an elegant ‘old-fashioned’ feel, with antique furnishings in all the guest rooms facing a quiet courtyard. Each has an LCD TV, electronic safe, minibar, free WiFi.

Breakfast buffet is included, and drinks and meals can be enjoyed at the onsite restaurant & bar.


bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II 105, Rome


Based on 6818 votes

Why this hotel?: Great value. Quiet location. Near EMC gay sauna.

Good-quality budget hotel on a quiet street, a 5-minute walk from popular gay sauna EMC. Yes Hotel offers modern, comfortable rooms with satellite TV and air conditioning, free WiFi.

Their excellent buffet breakfast include fresh croissants, bread rolls with a selection of condiments, hot and cold drinks, cereals, yogurt, fruit. Knowledgeable local staff can provide advice on the major sights, city map and restaurants.

The nearby Termini station provides fast connections to the Colosseum, gay scene and other parts of Rome. The Spanish Steps and Vatican City can be reached within 15 minutes.


bar, free wi-fi

Via Magenta 15, Rome


Based on 3683 votes

Why this hotel?: Modern design. Great value. Close to gay scene.

Fabulous boutique B&B in a 19th century building. Daysleeper Rome features 4 unique, contemporary rooms – each with a private bathroom, 32″ LCD TV, air conditioning, free minibar and free WiFi.

Continental breakfast can be enjoyed in the breakfast area or in your own room. Located a 10-minute walk away from the Colosseum. Apollion and Mediterraneo gay saunas are both nearby.


free wi-fi

Via Giovanni Giolitti 375, Rome


Based on 471 votes

Why this hotel?: Boutique B&B. Stylish rooms. Great value.

Boutique bed and breakfast set within an 18th century building in central Rome. Baci da Roma features 5 rooms with free WiFi. Each uniquely styled room has private bathroom, LCD TV and air conditioning.

Good value for money and the location is not bad – a few minutes’ walk from Porta Maggiore train station with easy commute for exploring Rome’s sights and the gay scene.


free wi-fi

Via Di Porta Maggiore 23, Rome


Based on 356 votes

Why this hotel?: Gay guesthouse. Near Colosseum & gay bars.

Stylish, modern gay guesthouse in the very heart of Rome, a few steps from the Colosseum, and the popular gay bar Coming Out and My Bar.

Guest rooms have a private bathroom, air conditioning, HD TV, free WiFi and minibar. Dominic and his team of (rather cute) staff will do their best to make your stay comfortable.

Professional, qualified masseurs offer a range of Ayurvedic and anti-stress massages.


bar, cafe, massage, free wi-fi

Via San Giovanni In Laterano 10, Rome


Based on 731 votes

Why this hotel?: LGBT+ friendly naturist resort near Rome

The SunCave Gardens is an LGBT+ friendly naturist bed and breakfast near Rome. Set within stunning and scenic surroundings, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. SunCave Gardens are equipped with impressive features like its well designed outdoor swimming pool, intriguing cave dwellings, and its 200 seat amphitheatre.

They can cater to a variety of dietary requirements, the venue is mainly vegan, however, do speak with the staff before your arrival. The venue is also available to hire for concerts, videos, conferences, yoga seminars, and weddings.


outdoor swimming pool, 200 seater amphitheater, cave dwelling chillout area, 7-acres of land, horseback riding, seasonal fruit and veg harvesting. mountain biking, hiking

Via delle Grotte, 13, Cerveteri, Rome


Based on 7 votes

Why this hotel?: Convenient location. Modern rooms. Near EMC gay sauna.

This modern 4-star hotel offers an intelligent combination of style and function. Each guest room features a large bathroom, flat screen satellite TV, fast free WiFi, safe and mini-fridge.

We love the iQ’s ‘vending machine’ concept. On every floor, these machines dispense reasonably priced coffee, drinks, sandwiches and snacks 24 hours a day – a clever alternative to room service.

The hotel has its own gym & sauna, though Italy’s largest gay sauna EMC Europa Multiclub is nearby. The Colosseum and gay bars on Via di San Giovanni are a 10-minute walk away.


bar, shop, sauna, gym, free wi-fi

Via Firenze 8, Rome


Based on 5147 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?: Popular choice. Great for sightseeing. Modern design.

Ultra-modern designer hotel on one of Rome’s best shopping streets. Twentyone’s stylish black & white, minimalist décor makes it a popular choice with gay guests.

Every room has LCD satellite TV, minibar, safe, free WiFi. The onsite wine bar serves a great choice of fine champagne and wines.

Located in Prati district, home of Saint Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican, a 10-minute walk away from historic centre. The metro/bus links are nearby.


bar, restaurant, shop, free wi-fi

Via Cola Di Rienzo 23, Rome


Based on 3700 votes

Why this hotel?: Great location. Historic building. Excellent staff.

Housed in an 18th century building in the heart of the old city centre, the elegant Pantheon hotel has a beautiful interior with many fine details.

The rooms are large and blend the original with the new. Expect to find exposed wooden beams, oak furniture along with a flat screen cable TV, minibar, free WiFi.

The helpful staff are happy to advise on where to go and what to see. Located on a quiet pedestrian street, just a short walk from the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona.


internet access

Via dei Pastini 131, Rome


Based on 1562 votes

Why this hotel?: Next to the Pantheon. Great value. Popular hotel.

The Albergo del Senato enjoys a fantastic location in the heart of the ancient Rome, overlooking the dome of the Pantheon.

Within a classic 19th century building, this traditionally styled hotel has a rooftop terrace with great views. Non-smoking, soundproof rooms have satellite TV, air conditioning, fridge, minibar, free WiFi.

The hotel is about a 5-minute walk from Piazza Navona and the Trevi Fountain and within easy access to many popular gay bars and clubs in Rome.


bar, free wi-fi

Piazza Della Rotonda 73, Rome


Based on 6348 votes

Why this hotel?: Gay-friendly B&B. Great service & value for money.

Very gay-friendly boutique B&B, with just 5 stylish, modern rooms in great location for sightseeing in Rome.  Guests are offered a welcome drink and served a delicious breakfast.

Each room is air-conditioned and has a comfortable double bed (or two singles) with an anti-allergy mattress, flat screen TV, safe and free WiFi.

Located in the Prati District, just a short walk from St Peter’s and close to Via Cola di Rienzo, one of Rome’s premier shopping streets. Ottaviano metro station is just 50 metres from B-Cool.


restaurant, free wi-fi

Via Famagosta 4, Rome


Based on 453 votes

Why this hotel?: Gay-owned B&B. Good breakfast. Budget option.

Cosy, gay-owned bed & breakfast with free WiFi in central Rome. Built in 18th century, Domus Valeria apartment offers two doubles and one single room with a shared bathroom. A buffet or full English breakfast is offered.

Guests have access to the 100 m² rooftop garden overlooking the Spanish Steps and the Academy of France. Often fully booked.


cafe, free wi-fi

Via Del Babuino 96, Apartment 14, Rome


Based on 277 votes

Have we got something wrong?

Are we missing a new venue or has a business closed? Or has something changed and we've not yet updated our pages? Please use this form to let us know. We really appreciate your feedback.