Gay Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey’s largest and most popular city, offers a fascinating history, beautiful sightseeing and thriving gay nightlife.

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Istanbul • Saunas & Hamams

Istanbul • Saunas & Hamams

The best saunas and popular Hammams for gay travellers.

Istanbul Gay Dance Clubs

A roundup of Istanbul's best gay dance clubs & parties.

Gay Istanbul • Hotels

Fabulous hotels for the sights & scene. Save up to 75%.

Istanbul Gay Bars & Cafés

Explore Istanbul's lively gay bar & café scene.

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Radisson Blu Hotel Istanbul Pera
Amazing location.

Radisson Blu Istanbul Pera

Near attractions. Great pool & gym. Amazing location.

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Istanbul : 5-star

Retropera Hotel
Walk to gay clubs.

Retropera Hotel

Stylish design. Great staff. Walk to gay clubs.

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Istanbul : 3-star

Tulip by Molton Hotels
Central location.

Pera Tulip Hotel

Great spa & pool. Excellent value. Central location.

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Istanbul : 4-star

Boutique choice.

Ottopera Hotel

Close to Taksim Square & gay nightlife. Boutique choice.

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Istanbul : 4-star

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cosmopolitan area and centre of art, entertainment and nightlife

Taksim Square / gay scene
major tourist destination and hub of Istanbul's shopping and gay nightlife

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Recent Reviews

Oh Really? “I was told from my hotel reception to never go in Davutpasa, because it is a gay hammam - Oh,…”Emil on Davutpasa Iskelesi Hammam

Ripped off “The place in itself is nothing special but ok. I went with a friend and realized that there was no…”Sergio on Chaplin Café

Not gay at all “I dont know how can be this sauna un gay place. There were about 8 children in the pool,…”Daniel on Cagaloglu Hamam

Total NO. Don't go. “This is an escorts house, not a sauna. Unless you're willing to pay, don't go there. No cruising at all.…”Henry on Aquarius Sauna

Play “Expensive, friendly bar tender, all clients dancing while fixing their hair. Beautiful transsexuals if you're into that. But it's all…”Laughing on Club 17

Featured Venues

Love Dance Point

Popular weekend gay dance club.

Aquarius Sauna

24-hour male sauna & gym.

Tek Yön

Istanbul's biggest gay club.

Haspa Bar

Gay café bar with live Turkish music and male belly dancing.