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

historical city centre Berlin, close to many famous sights

Prenzlauer Berg

gay-popular area with a distinctive culture & scene

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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.

Stylish new hotel.

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

8.64 Excellent
based on 1014 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
2017
Top 25

Stylish new hotel in a great location. It’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 facilities include a well-equipped gym, concierge service and a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A very popular choice with Travel Gay Europe visitors in 2017.

features: bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 27-07-2017

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Gay-focused

Lietzenburger Straße 13-15, Berlin | map | distance

7.89 Very Good
based on 5023 reviews

Axel Hotel Berlin4 stars

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

Most booked 2015
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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.

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: 27-07-2017

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In the gay district.

Kalckreuthstraße 12, Berlin | map | distance

6.91 Good
based on 1882 reviews

Quentin Design Hotel3 stars

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

Most booked 2015
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Top 25

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: 22-07-2017

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The Ellington Berlin
Near the gay scene.

50-55 Nürnberger Straße, Berlin | map | distance

8.21 Excellent
based on 3835 reviews

Ellington Hotel Berlin4 stars

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

Most booked 2015
Top 50
2016
Top 50

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

The hotel is just a short walk from all the nightlife in Schöneberg district including Connection Club and WOOF Berlin. 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: 22-04-2017

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Walk to gay bars.

Kleiststraße 9-12, Berlin | map | distance

7.98 Very Good
based on 2556 reviews

Ivbergs Hotel Premium4 stars

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.

features: bar, restaurant, internet access | Updated: 22-04-2017

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New hotel.

Bundesallee 31A, Berlin | map | distance

TWO Hotel Berlin by Axel4 stars

Why this hotel? New hotel. Adults only. Gay-popular. Free WiFi.

The second “hetero-friendly”, adults-only Axel hotel in Berlin. Comfortable guest rooms and suites are air-conditioned and feature a minibar, free WiFi, room safe, along with Axel-branded bathroom amenities.

TWO has a fitness room with machines and free weights – certainly enough for a pump-up before a night out. Spa facilities include a jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. Massage services are also available.

Location-wise, the gay scene in Schöneberg can be reached by foot in about 25 minutes or around 15 minutes if you take the metro.

features: bar, restaurant, steam room, massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym | Updated: 25-07-2017

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Close to gay nightlife.

Bülowstraße 19-22, Berlin | map | distance

7.36 Very Good
based on 13980 reviews

Novum Hotel Aldea Berlin Zentrum3 stars

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

Most booked 2016
Top 100
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Top 25

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.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 04-08-2017

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Gay hotel.

Fuggerstraße 33, Berlin | map | distance

8.86 Excellent
based on 541 reviews

ArtHotel Connection3 stars

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

Most booked 2015
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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: 20-04-2017

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Gay hotel.

Motzstraße 19, Schöneberg, Berlin | map | distance

7.35 Very Good
based on 499 reviews

TOM’S Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Gay hotel. Free pass to gay venues. Prime location. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
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Top 25

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: 20-04-2017

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In the gay district.

Fuggerstraße 8, Berlin | map | distance

7.98 Very Good
based on 2383 reviews

Mercure Hotel Berlin Zentrum3 stars

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

Most booked 2015
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Top 50
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Top 50

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: 03-04-2017

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Gay Hostel.

Motzstraße 28, Berlin | map | distance

8 Excellent
based on 53 reviews

Gay Youth Hostel3 stars

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

Most booked 2015
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Exclusively for gay men up to the age of 38. Gay Youth Hostel is located in heart of Schöneberg gay village, close to ReizbarScheuneTOM’S Bar, Mutschmann’s, etc.  MINIMUM TWO NIGHT STAY.

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: 04-08-2017

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Top 50 hotels.

Potsdamer Straße 129, Berlin | map | distance

7.75 Very Good
based on 6330 reviews

Novum Hotel City B Berlin Centrum3 stars

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

Most booked 2015
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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: 03-04-2017

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Great value & location.

Motzstraße 7, Berlin | map | distance

8.08 Excellent
based on 494 reviews

Hotel Sachsenhof3 stars

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

Most booked 2015
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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: 05-04-2017

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Gay-owned hotel.

Kleiststraße 35, Berlin | map | distance

7.28 Very Good
based on 325 reviews

Hotel Zu Hause1-5 stars

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

Most booked 2015
Top 50

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.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 22-07-2017

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Budget choice.

An der Urania 12, Berlin | map | distance

8.41 Excellent
based on 1548 reviews

Motel One Berlin – Tiergarten2 stars

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

Most booked 2015
Top 50

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: 22-04-2017

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Great value B&B.

Geisbergstraße 41, Berlin | map | distance

9 Exceptional
based on 36 reviews

Bananas Berlin Gay Guesthouse1-5 stars

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

Most booked 2015
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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: 22-07-2017

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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 hotel.

Alexanderplatz 7, Berlin | map | distance

7.93 Very Good
based on 24755 reviews

Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz4 stars

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

Most booked 2017
Top 50

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.

features: bar, restaurant, sauna, internet access, gym, spa | Updated: 20-04-2017

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New hotel.

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

8.29 Excellent
based on 3814 reviews

Leonardo Hotel Berlin Mitte4 stars

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

Leonardo Hotel has a great location 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.

features: bar, restaurant, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 22-07-2017

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Popular choice.

Oranienburger Straße 65, Berlin | map | distance

8.64 Excellent
based on 3218 reviews

Generator Berlin Mitte

Why this hotel? Popular choice. Near train station. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

The hip Generator Berlin Mitte is conveniently located, near the Oranienburger Straße train station and the famous Brandenburg Gate, and within 10 minutes walk to restaurants, Bar Saint JeanThe Coven and gay-popular bars.

Modern, bright dormitories with bunk beds as well as private en suite rooms are available, with free WiFi throughout. Like other Generators, there is a onsite bar, and the front desk is open 24 hours. Luggage storage and laundry facilities are available.

features: bar, cafe, restaurant, free wifi | Updated: 20-04-2017

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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.

Near train station.

Landsberger Allee 106, Berlin | map | distance

8.98 Excellent
based on 10844 reviews

Andel’s by Vienna House Berlin4 stars

Why this hotel? Near train station. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

The popular Andel’s by Vienna House is located in a bit further from Berlin’s main attractions, though it is right near the S-Bahn train station (50 metres away) from which you can reach Alexanderplatz Square or the gay bars, Greifbar and other gay-popular venues in Prenzlauerberg within 15 minutes.

This great-value hotel features an excellent range of facilities including a rooftop bar with panoramic view, a Michelin-starred restaurant, a wonderful spa with a 24-hour gym, jacuzzi, sauna and massage services.

The modern, non-smoking guest rooms include free WiFi, flat screen TV, DVD player, laptop-sized safe. There is a restaurant onsite, though many local dining choices are nearby, as is a supermarket.

features: bar, restaurant, sun terrace, swimming pool, spa, gym, sauna, massage, free wifi | Updated: 10-06-2017

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Schoenhouse Apartments Berlin
Apartment style.
Schoenhouse Apartments Berlin

Schönhauser Allee 185, Berlin | map | distance

8.91 Excellent
based on 543 reviews

Schoenhouse Apartments3 stars

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: 10-06-2017

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