Gay Berlin • Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

The gay capital of Germany and arguably the sex capital of Europe! Berlin has a gay scene like no other.

Our top Berlin hotels for 2017 are sorted by area:

Schöneberg

home of Berlin’s largest gay village

Berlin Mitte

city centre & historical heart of Berlin, close to many famous attractions

Prenzlauer Berg

gay-popular area with a distinctive culture and friendly bar scene

Alternatively, click here to search all hotels in Berlin city centre.

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Schöneberg / gay scene

Schöneberg is home to Berlin’s largest gay village. Hotels in this area are within walking distance of a huge range of gay venues and the famous Ku’Damm shopping street. Good transport links make it easy to explore the city.

Gay hotel.

Lietzenburger Straße 13-15, Berlin | map | distance

7.7 Good
based on 114 Agoda reviews

Axel Hotel Berlin4 stars

Why this hotel? Gay hotel. Great sauna & spa. Near the gay scene & metro. Free WiFi.

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Fabulously stylish, straight-friendly hotel near the main gay scene. The Axel Berlin is a short walk from the Wittenbergplatz metro station and even closer to Connection Club, PrinzknechtWOOF Berlin and other gay venues.

Modern, air-conditioned guest rooms feature free WiFi, LCD TV and iPod connectable speakers. Guests have access to the Wellness Centre to relax in the jacuzzi, sweat it out in the sauna or just chill in the relaxation area.

The open-air Sky Bar is a great place to start your evening with a cocktail.  The onsite Juniper Kitchen & Bar is a gay-popular destination in its own right.

features bar, restaurant, massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 11-27-2016

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Stylish new hotel.

Martin-Luther-Straße 1, Eichwalde, Berlin | map | distance

8.4 Very Good
based on 480 Agoda reviews

RIU Plaza Berlin4 stars

Why this hotel? Stylish new hotel. Very close to gay village, shops & metro. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 25

A stylish new hotel that’s just a few minutes’ walk from Berlin’s gay bars and cruise clubs in Schöneberg, the KaDeWe department store, the Ku’Damm shopping area and the Wittembergplatz U-Bahn station.

Modern guest rooms feature comfy beds, free WiFi, satellite TV with multimedia connections, air conditioning/heating, fridge, safe and coffee machine.

RIU Plaza’s onsite facilities include a well-equipped gym, concierge service and a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

features bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 11-27-2016

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In the gay district.

Kalckreuthstraße 12, Berlin | map | distance

7.5 Good
based on 84 Agoda reviews

Quentin Design Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? In the gay district. Stylish design. Great value. Free WiFi.

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Quentin Design Hotel is located on a quiet side street in the heart of the gay village, close to some of the most popular gay bars and gay cruise clubs in Berlin.

This boutique hotel offers 60 stylish en suite guest rooms with free WiFi. Great value-for-money, but the budget rooms are a bit on the small side. U: Nollendorfplatz

features cafe, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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The Ellington Berlin
Near the gay scene.
The Ellington Berlin
Guestroom at The Ellington Berlin

50-55 Nürnberger Straße, Berlin | map | distance

8 Good
based on 35 Agoda reviews

Ellington Hotel Berlin4 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay scene. Stylish art deco building. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
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Behind the Ellington’s art deco façade, constructed in 1931 by trailblazing Berlin architect Erich Mendelsohn, is a stylish, modern hotel.

Guest rooms are bright and spaciious, each with individually-controlled air conditioning, flat screen TV, shower/bathtub and minibar. The hotel has a great restaurant, a and well-equipped gym.

The hotel is just a short walk from the nightlife in Schöneberg district and even closer to Apollo Splash Club gay sauna. Friendly service, great location and excellent value for money.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, internet access, massage, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Walk to gay bars.

Ivbergs Hotel Premium4 stars

Kleiststraße 9-12, Berlin | map | distance

8.1 Very Good - based on 22 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Great location and value for money.

Most booked 2015
Top 100

The Ivbergs Premium is well-located for sightseeing, shopping and gay scene in Berlin. Blond, Blue Boy BarNew Action cruise club and other gay venues are nearby, as is the Nollendorfplatz metro station.

Guest rooms are comfortable, and the staff speak English. Note that the hotel’s WiFi service may be limited.

features bar, restaurant, internet access | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Gay hotel.

Fuggerstraße 33, Berlin | map | distance

8.4 Very Good
based on 34 Agoda reviews

ArtHotel Connection3 stars

Why this hotel? Gay hotel. Free entry to Connection nightclub. Free WiFi.

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Located in the heart of Schöneberg gay scene, the ‘art nouveau’ ArtHotel Connection offers great-value, uniquely themed rooms with flat screen TV, DVD player, safe, iPhone dock and free WiFi.

Gay but hetero-friendly, this privately-owned hotel is known for its helpful service. Breakfast is served upon request from 8am till 4pm! Guests get free entry to the Connection gay club next door.

features restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Gay hotel.

Motzstraße 19, Schöneberg, Berlin | map | distance

8.6 Very Good
based on 32 Agoda reviews

TOM’S Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Gay hotel. Free gay venues passes. Great location. Free WiFi.

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Perhaps the most famous gay hotel in Schöneberg. TOM’S Hotel offers comfortable, en suite single and double rooms that are equipped with flat screen TV, DVD player and free WiFi.

The hotel does not serve breakfast, but there are plenty of cafés nearby.

Guests receive a special pass for discounts at many of the nearby gay bars, cruise clubs, saunas, nightclubs, shops and restaurants. U: Nollendorfplatz  

features jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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In the gay district.

Fuggerstraße 8, Berlin | map | distance

8.5 Very Good
based on 40 Agoda reviews

Mercure Hotel Berlin Zentrum3 stars

Why this hotel? In the gay district. Great breakfast. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

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The great-value Mercure Berlin Zentrum (formerly “Castor The Vine”) has an excellent location, just a few steps away from the Schöneberg gay scene and Nollendorfplatz metro station.

Guest rooms feature comfortable beds, flat screen TV’s, minibars and free WiFi. The Mercure offers a very good breakfast buffet, very gay-friendly service and excellent value for money.

A consistently popular choice on Travel Gay Europe.

features bar, cafe, internet access, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Gay Hostel.

Gay Hostel Berlin3 stars

Motzstraße 28, Berlin | map | distance

8.2 Very Good - based on 244 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Gay Hostel. Great value. Close to the scene. Free WiFi.

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Exclusively for gay men up to the age of 38. Gay Hostel Berlin is located in heart of Schöneberg gay village, close to ReizbarScheuneTOM’S Bar, Mutschmann’s, etc.

The hostel offers single rooms and up to 8-bed shared rooms that are clean, simply furnished and great value for money. Guests have access to a common kitchen with microwave, fridge and free WiFi.

Guests also receive a ‘hostel pass’ which offers exclusive discounts at various gay venues in Berlin.

features internet access, free wi-fi | Updated: 06-14-2016

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Top 50 hotels.

Potsdamer Straße 129, Berlin | map | distance

7.9 Good
based on 132 Agoda reviews

Novum Hotel City B Berlin Centrum3 stars

Why this hotel? Top 50 hotels. Near the gay scene. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

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The excellent value for money Novum City B Hotel is located near transport links and shops and within 10 minutes’ walk to the gay bars in Schöneberg.

Each comfortable, non-smoking guest room features soundproof windows, free WiFi, flat screen TV and work desk. A breakfast buffet is served every morning.

The hotel has a 24-hour multi-lingual reception and even a sauna, although you may be more tempted to visit the nearby gay cruise clubs Sheune, The JAXX, TOM’S Bar, etc.

features sauna, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Close to gay nightlife.

Novum Hotel Aldea Berlin Zentrum3 stars

Bülowstraße 19-22, Berlin | map | distance

7.5 Good - based on 214 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Close to gay nightlife. Great-value, new hotel. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 100

Excellent new 3-star option in Schöneberg, the Novum Hotel Aldea Berlin is housed a modern building near Bülowstrasse station – just one stop away from the main gay areas around Nollendorfplatz (or you can walk).

Perfect for both business and leisure, this non-smoking hotel offers bright, modern rooms with soundproof windows, free WiFi, flat screen TV and desk. A wide range of local restaurants, cafés and shops can be found nearby.

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Great value & location.

Motzstraße 7, Berlin | map | distance

8.1 Very Good
based on 26 Agoda reviews

Hotel Sachsenhof3 stars

Why this hotel? Great value & location. Near the gay nightlife. Free WiFi.

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Located right in the middle of the Schöneberg gay scene. The great-value Sachsenhof offers clean, comfortable (single and double) en suite rooms with free WiFi. Late-risers can enjoy breakfast until 11am.

The hotel has an excellent location, just a few steps from popular gay bars and clubs. The nearby Nollendorfplatz station provides easy connections to the rest of Berlin.

features bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 11-19-2016

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Excellent value.

Stars Guesthouse3 stars

Welserstraße 12, Berlin | map | distance

8.7 Very Good - based on 6 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Excellent value. Large rooms. Close to gay nightlife. Free WiFi.

Located in a residential area of the Schöneberg and within minutes from the gay scene. Stars Guesthouse offers 13 spacious, individually-styled rooms with private or shared bathrooms and 10 apartments, all with free WiFi.

Great value for money. Well-run place with friendly service. U: Viktoria-Luise-Platz

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Gay-owned.

Hotel Zu Hause1-5 stars

Kleiststraße 35, Berlin | map | distance

8.5 Very Good - based on 8 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Gay-owned. Near the Schöneberg gay scene. Free WiFi.

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Charming gay-owned and -managed hotel in Schöneberg gay district. Zu Hause offers a warm welcome, well-maintained (non-smoking) guest rooms, complimentary Continental breakfast, tea & coffee and free WiFi.

Zu Hause is very close to many gay venues – New Action gay cruise club is just a few steps from the front door.

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Budget choice.

Motel One Berlin – Tiergarten2 stars

An der Urania 12, Berlin | map | distance

Why this hotel? Budget choice. Modern rooms & facilities. Free WiFi.

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An excellent choice for budget travellers. Motel One Tiergarten offers contemporary, great value rooms in good location, within easy access to Berlin’s main attractions the Schöneberg gay village.

All guest rooms are non-smoking and feature air conditioning, a flat screen TV, iPod station and free WiFi. U: Wittenbergplatz, Nollendorfplatz

features free wi-fi | Updated: 05-22-2016

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Great value B&B.

Bananas Berlin Gay Guesthouse1-5 stars

Geisbergstraße 41, Berlin | map | distance

Why this hotel? Great value B&B. Near the scene. Gay guesthouse. Free WiFi.

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Located in the heart of Schöneberg gay village, this gay guesthouse offers 10 double and single contemporary-styled rooms.

Each room features a comfortable bed, flat screen TV and free WiFi. Bathroom and toilet facilities are shared between two rooms.

As well as being close to all the gay venues, Bananas is just a 10-minute walk to the Nollendorfplatz Underground Station.  KaDeWe Department Store is a 10-minute walk away.

features free wi-fi | Updated: 06-14-2016

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Berlin Mitte

The most central part of Berlin. Mitte is home to major attractions and government buildings such as the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate and some of the best museums (Pergamon, Neues Museum and Altes Museum).

Berlin's tallest.

Alexanderplatz 7, Mitte, Berlin | map | distance

7.8 Good
based on 560 Agoda reviews

Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz4 stars

Why this hotel? Berlin's tallest. Very central. Excellent value.

The tallest hotel in berlin and a popular choice with travellers due to its amazing location – right on Alexanderplatz Square and all its transport links, providing easy connections to other parts of the city and the gay scene.

The Park Inn Radisson offers 3 restaurants, a gym, spa & sauna and a rooftop terrace (charges apply). Guest rooms and suites feature flat screen TV’s, heated floors and desks. Most rooms have large windows with excellent city views. WiFi is available for a fee.

features bar, restaurant, sauna, internet access, gym, spa | Updated: 12-08-2016

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New hotel.

Leonardo Hotel Berlin Mitte4 stars

Bertolt-Brecht-Platz 4, Berlin | map | distance

7.9 Good - based on 7 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? New hotel. Great for sightseeing. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

Leonardo Hotel is well-located for sightseeing – close to many cultural sights, shops and transport links, a few minutes’ walk from the Friedrichstraße (one of Berlin’s main stations), and within easy access to the gay scene by metro.

With unique designs by Philippe Starck and YOO Berlin, the guest rooms feature air conditioning, free WiFi, flat screen TV and private bathroom. Some rooms have a balcony with city views.

The hotel has its own gym and sauna, a shared lounge and luggage storage service. Breakfast is very good for the price. The onsite Circus bar is great for an evening drink with its cosy, relaxing atmosphere.

features bar, restaurant, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Boutique choice.

Casa Camper Berlin4 stars

Weinmeisterstraße 1, Berlin | map | distance

9.2 Fantastic - based on 42 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Boutique choice. Stylish rooms. Near Prenzlauer Berg. Free WiFi.

The contemporary and stylish Casa Camper is conveniently located, close to many bars, restaurants and art galleries, and a short distance to the gay district of Prenzlauer Berg.

Guests have access to The Tentempié lounge on the top floor that offers panoramic view and serves free drinks, fruit, snacks and fresh salads 24 hours a day.

There is also a sauna and gym onsite.  WiFi is available free of charge.  A popular choice with gay travellers. U: Weinmeister Straße

features bar, restaurant, sauna, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 05-12-2016

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Convenient location.

Boutique Hotel i31 Berlin Mitte4 stars

Invalidenstraße 31, Berlin | map | distance

9.1 Fantastic - based on 88 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Stylish & cool design. Value for money. Free WiFi.

Effortlessly cool in both design and service. The modern Boutique Hotel i31 is located in a fashionable area in Berlin Mitte, close to several shops and cafés as well as a subway station.

This good-value hotel offers air conditioned, non-smoking rooms and apartments, all with flat screen TV and free WiFi. Onsite facilities include a gym, spa and bar.

A great choice if you plan to hire a car, as there is an underground car park onsite. Several main bus routes are also nearby, so you’ll be close to all the action. U: Naturkundemuseum

features bar, restaurant, internet access, sun terrace, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Great value.

The Circus Hotel3 stars

Rosenthaler Straße 1, Berlin | map | distance

9.1 Fantastic - based on 72 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Great value. Modern rooms. Good location in Berlin Mitte. Free WiFi.

The great-value Circus Hotel offers bright and spacious rooms and well-equipped apartments in central Berlin, next to a subway station, with easy access to all the main sights and gay nightlife.

The onsite bar and restaurant offers superb dining experience. A very cool hotel with fun atmosphere, convenient locationa and very affordable rates. U: Rosenthalerplatz

features bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Prenzlauer Berg

One of Berlin’s prettiest neighbourhoods. Prenzlauer Berg is home to countless restaurants, cafés, and boutique shops. Characterised by 20th century buildings, the area has an atmosphere that is unique from the rest of city.

Prenzlauer Berg also has a distinctive gay nightlife, with many legendary bars that suit everyone’s taste.

Great for shopping.

Schall und Rauch Stadthotel3 stars

Gleimstraße 23, Berlin | map | distance

7.7 Good - based on 5 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Great for shopping. Comfortable rooms. Trendy area. Free WiFi.

Café and city hotel in trendy Prenzlauer Berg area. The 3-star Schall & Rauch hotel features bright, quiet rooms which combine traditional charm and minimalist design.

All 28 rooms are en suite. Daily cocktail hours from 8-11pm. The large breakfast buffet on Saturdays and Sundays from 8am-4pm is particularly popular. S,U; Schönhauser Allee

features bar, cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Schoenhouse Apartments Berlin
Apartment style.
Schoenhouse Apartments Berlin

Schoenhouse Apartments3 stars

Schönhauser Allee 185, Berlin | map | distance

Why this hotel? Apartment style. Close to the nightlife. Gay-popular. Free WiFi.

Gay-friendly apartments for 2 to 6 people, located on the edge of the Prenzlauer Berg gay district. Schoenhouse offers 50 units in modern design with wooden floors and high ceilings.

All rooms feature a flat screen TV, kitchen, dining table, ironing board and free WiFi. Laundry service, bike rental and shop are available onsite. There is no elevator, so ask for the bottom floor if you have heavy luggage.

A supermarket and many bars, restaurants and cafés are nearby. U: Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz

features bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 05-22-2016

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Great location.

Grand Hostel Berlin3 stars

Tempelhofer Ufer 14, Kreuzberg, Berlin | map | distance

8.7 Very Good - based on 45 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Great location. Modern rooms. Near Kreuzberg gay scene. Free WiFi.

Excellent budget hotel in the trendy Kreuzberg area, close to Der Boiler saunaRauschgold bar and other gay venues. The nearby Möckernbrücke station makes it easy to get around the city.

Grand Hostel Berlin offers stylish, modern rooms within its classic 19th century building. Single rooms and dorms with shared facilities are available, all with free WiFi.

The onsite restaurant serves a daily breakfast buffet of traditional German cuisine. There is a communal music & TV room, a bar and a 24-hour reception.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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