The best gay friendly hotels in Europe
You want to travel with your lover without hiding your relation. You won’t need to rent two single rooms or to play a game of fools in public. Be natural, just as you are, and you will be welcomed in our selection of the best “gay-friendly” hotels in Europe opened to all.
1. Hotel Particulier Montmartre - Paris
Hôtel Particulier Montmartre, a romantic jewel case nestled in the famous Avenue Junot and the Rue Lepic, is the last memory from the scrubland of Montmartre.
House formerly owned by the Hermès family, the Hotel opened its doors to the public in 2007. Bordered by a private garden, and next to a pétanque ground dating back to the early 20th century, the Hotel features five Suites, a Restaurant and a Bar.
A warm house mysteriously charming for a relaxing break from the world. Hôtel Particulier Montmartre welcomes you, as if you were home, with the advantage of the discreet presence of a caring staff.
2. Ace Hotel - London
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch hangs its hat in London's most creative, engaged district. A hub for galleries, theatre and design, Shoreditch is home to the Brick Lane Market, landmark creatives and renegade artists from around the world. The neighbourhood's legacy includes theatres running banned 16th century plays, the debut of drag pioneer Hetty King and the first rumbles of industrialized craft in the Western Hemisphere. Today, it's a place where art, design, culinary innovation, culture and tech gather and phosphoresce from the heat of collaboration, inspiration and a soft spot for the future.
3. The House Hotel Bosphorus - Istanbul
The House Hotel Bosphorus consists of 26 rooms and suites in a 5-storey, 19th-century Ottoman mansion at the foot of the Bosphorus Bridge, as well as The Mansion, containing a suite and two rooms. The hotel is in the lively and vibrant, cobblestoned enclave of Ortaköy, home to a famous mosque as well as a range of restaurants, cafes and clubs.
4. W Barcelona
Step inside. See for yourself. Designed by world-renowned architect Ricardo Bofill, W Barcelona sets the scene for a spectacular stay. Located on the beachfront along the famous Barceloneta boardwalk.
Up, up and away! You'll think highly of the best suite in the house, ruling the Mediterranean Sea with a 59-square-meter extensive exterior terrace that invites you to bubble in the Jacuzzi. Personally designed by Ricardo Bofill and brought to life with contemporary wooden walls and floor-to-ceiling mirrors, nothing is left to the imagination when it comes to the only 3 bedroom suite with 360-degree views of Barcelona and Mediterranean Sea. 295 sq m
5. Rome Cavalieri Waldorf Astoria
The treasure chest that is the Rome Cavalieri boasts a priceless new jewel: THE PENTHOUSE. Located on the exclusive Executive Floor, this 250 square-meter suite offers the ultimate in amenities and luxury as well as its own private 200 square-meter panoramic roof garden.
In the great Rome Cavalieri tradition of recherché style and refinement, the decor of the new suite is an exclusive blend of antique and modern: boiseries; important works of art, such as a series of Andy Warhol paintings; armchairs and sofas that once adorned Karl Lagerfeld’s Paris home acquired by auction at Sotheby’s, Monte Carlo.
6. Petit Palace Canalejas - Seville
The Petit Palace Canalejas Sevilla Hotel is a boutique hotel in the centre of Seville. The hotel is full of charm and the building is an architectural masterpiece from the 20th century with all the comforts of a modern hotel in Seville's historic city centre.
Perfect for a romantic, business or a family trip, the Petit Palace Canalejas Sevilla Hotel offers you all kinds of services: free laptop and wifi, newspapers, breakfast.
7. Berns Hotel - Stockholm
Welcome to one of the best-kept secrets in Stockholm. Located in a central city alley, Berns Hotel is a premium boutique hotel full of modern design. At the same time it is part of the legendary house of Berns dating back to 1863. Maybe it’s the secret entrance that has made guests such as Rihanna, Bill Gates, Noomi Rapace and Dalai Lama pass through our doors. Or maybe it’s the majestic breakfast hall with crystal chandeliers and mirrors. Either way, we look forward to offering you the excellent service we are known for.
8. Me Madrid Reina Victoria
The ME Madrid Reina Victoria is strategically located in the heart of the city, with easy access to the major attractions such as the Prado Museum, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and Reina Sofia Museum, Retiro Park, Congress building, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace and the city’s shopping and business areas.
The impressive facilities include "The Roof" where you can admire the most spectacular views of Madrid, 7 meeting rooms equipped with the latest technologies and modern audiovisual equipment, as well as 192 designer guest rooms.
9. Hotel Sans Souci - Wien
Surrounded by cultural sights, museums, galleries, shopping promenades, and theaters, Hotel Sans Souci is just a three-minute walk from Vienna’s Museum Quarter, one of the world’s largest modern art and culture areas. Immersed in culture, the hotel offers impeccable design that includes luxury suites with interior design by yoo as well as several original artworks by Roy Lichtenstein, Allen Jones, Picasso, and Rizzi. Amid your adventures, recharge at The Sans Souci Spa, a Vienna oasis with a striking interior that includes illuminated walls, fine wood finishes, and handcrafted panels — a place where the true meaning of the French words sans souci or, ‘without worries’ comes to life.
10. Inntel Hotel Amsterdam Zaandam
This visually stunning 4 star hotel has an impressive façade. The structure is a lively stacking of various examples of the traditional houses to be found in the Zaan region. Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam offers superb rooms, a Wellness Club with swimming pool and free WiFi throughout.
In short, it provides the best of tradition combined with modern-day comfort. It is the ideal location for your overnight stay as well as for meetings, conferences or stylish celebrations.