Gay Copenhagen • Hotels

An excellent range of design hotels, shops & historical sights, a welcoming attitude towards gay tourists and vibrant gay scene make Copenhagen a fabulous city to explore.

Our top Copenhagen hotels for 2017 are sorted by area:

Copenhagen city centre

central area near attractions, the Strøget street & gay nightlife


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Copenhagen city centre

Copenhagen’s historic downtown is characterised by narrow streets lined with boutique shops and cafés. The famous Strøget pedestrian street runs through the middle, and the main gay scene is near the City Hall square.

Close to gay scene.

Rådhuspladsen 14, Copenhagen | map | distance

7.87 Good
based on 10854 reviews

The Square4 stars

Why this hotel? Close to gay scene. Very central. Great views. Free WiFi.

A popular choice on Travel Gay Europe. This chic, environment-friendly hotel is located in the City Hall Square, just a short walk from G-A-Y bar, Amigo sauna, SLM cruise club.

Also nearby are Tivoli Gardens, the Central Station and the main shopping street, Strøget.

Guest rooms at The Square feature minimalistic design, satellite TV and free WiFi. The breakfast room on the 6th floor has a terrace with nice city views. As central as it gets.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 06-04-2017

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Walk to gay bars.

Sankt Peders Stræde 34, Copenhagen | map | distance

8.17 Very Good
based on 4669 reviews

Hotel SP344 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Stylish design. Free WiFi.

The stylish boutique Hotel SP34 is well-located for the gay nightlife, close to Never Mind club, Men’s Bar, and about 10 minutes’ walk from Tivoli Gardens, Strøget shopping street and a huge range of restaurants & cafés.

The contemporary-designed guest rooms feature wooden furnishings, flat screen TV, free WiFi, desk, tea & coffee-making facilities and Ren toiletries. The suites include a free minibar.

The hotel has a rooftop terrace, two upscale restaurants and a lounge bar. Room service is available 24 hours.

features: bar, restaurant, sun terrace, free wi-fi | Updated: 05-04-2017

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Waterfront location.

Copenhagen Marriott Hotel5 stars

Kalvebod Brygge 5, Copenhagen | map | distance

8.62 Very Good - based on 9023 reviews

Why this hotel? Waterfront location. Excellent gym & facilities.

The Copenhagen Marriott delivers all the sophisticated luxury you would expect from a 5-star hotel. It features a 24-hour gym, spa, sauna, a tempting array of restaurant choices.

Guest rooms have picture-perfect Sydhavnen harbour or city views. All rooms feature satellite TV’s, tea/coffee facilities and minibars. WiFi is free in public areas.

The Marriott is in a great waterfront location, within walking distance to Copenhagen Central Station, Tivoli Gardens and well as the Strøget shopping street and the main gay nightlife.

features: bar, restaurant, massage, sauna, gym, spa | Updated: 10-01-2017

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Gay-popular budget hotel.

Adelgade 5-7, Copenhagen | map | distance

8.22 Very Good
based on 7553 reviews

Generator Hostel Copenhagen

Why this hotel? Gay-popular budget hotel. Great location & value for money. Free WiFi.

Our most popular budget choice. The trendy Generator Copenhagen is located near the city centre, metro station, Oscar gay bar, SLM Copenhagen cruise club and other gay venues.

Expect fun, bright interiors and staff to match in this anything-but-standard hostel. Features include free WiFi, cool bar & lounge, room options, private lockers and power showers. There is also a travel shop and large outdoor terrace.

Generator has several branches throughout Europe and is building a strong reputation – well worth checking out if travelling on a budget.

features: bar, shop, sun terrace, free wi-fi | Updated: 06-04-2017

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Boutique option.

Åboulevard 29, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen | map | distance

8.09 Very Good
based on 1411 reviews

Avenue Hotel Copenhagen3 stars

Why this hotel? Boutique option. Well-designed. Value for money. Free WiFi.

The Avenue Hotel is a bit further away from downtown, but you will love its award-winning design. Housed in a 19th century building, the hotel features very stylish rooms with flat screen internet TV and free WiFi.

There is a private courtyard where you can enjoy homemade breakfast and a cosy lounge bar with comfortable sofas and fireplace. The hotel also has a gift shop with design items and books.

The gay scene and city centre are about a 20-minute walk away, or you can take the bus from outside the hotel or the metro at Forum station (a 5-minute walk).

features: bar, shop, free wi-fi | Updated: 05-04-2017

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Budget choice.

Wakeup Copenhagen – Borgergade2 stars

Borgergade 9, Copenhagen | map | distance

7.99 Good - based on 7811 reviews

Why this hotel? Budget choice. Great location. Best seller. Free WiFi.

The popular Wakeup hotel on Borgergade offers stylish, affordable rooms in good location, within 15 minutes’ walk to city centre, Tivoli Gardens and main tourist sights, as well as Faith gay club, Jailhouse CPH bar, Amigo Sauna.

Guest rooms feature modern furniture, free WiFi, flat screen TV and private bathroom. Some rooms have city views. A breakfast buffet is served in the dining room with a glass roof.

Drinks and snacks are available for purchase at the 24-hour lobby lounge. Free internet access is provided at the hotel’s reception.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 10-01-2017

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Near the gay nightlife.

Vendersgade 23, Copenhagen | map | distance

7.83 Good
based on 3481 reviews

Ibsens Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay nightlife. Great dining. Boutique budget. Free WiFi.

Nice, family-run boutique hotel near the Botanical Gardens and Norreport metro station in Nansensgade – a great area with lots of attractions and a short walk of many gay bars in Copenhagen.

The Ibsens has its own established, cool style with a relaxed and friendly vibe, and is also carbon-neutral on energy consumption. The uniquely decoarted rooms range from ‘tiny’ to ‘junior suite’. The hotel serves a tasty breakfast and has an onsite Italian restaurant, La Rocca.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 05-04-2017

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Modern budget hotel.

CABINN City2 stars

Mitchellsgade 14, Copenhagen | map | distance

7.34 Good - based on 10523 reviews

Why this hotel? Modern budget hotel. Near city centre & gay scene. Free WiFi.

This large (352-room), modern hotel is a great budget option to consider. The room rates for this standard, especially in such a central location, will certainly take some beating.

CABINN City offers a friendly service, good-quality and well-designed rooms throughout, and an excellent breakfast buffet to get your day started right.

All within a 10-minute walk of the city centre, the Central Station, Tivoli Gardens and the main gay area.

features: bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 03-04-2017

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Vesterbro is one of Copenhagen’s trendiest areas, full of chic bars, restaurants, boutiques, galleries and cafés. All our hotels recommendations in this area are within easy reach of the city centre and gay nightlife.


Helgolandsgade 11, Copenhagen | map | distance

8 Good
based on 1047 reviews

Axel Hotel Guldsmeden4 stars

Why this hotel? Gay-popular. Unique design. Fabulous spa & dining. Free WiFi.

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Located in the trendy Vesterbro district, the very gay-popular Axel Hotel Guldsmeden features Balinese-inspired furnishings, Persian rugs and genuine artworks in individually designed rooms.

The hotel is known for its organic breakfast, and the unique spa offers some luxury pampering.

Tivoli Gardens and Copenhagen Central Station are within a 5-minute walk. Men’s Shop and other gay-popular venues are just steps away from the Axel. Highly recommended.

features: bar, restaurant, sauna, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 05-04-2017

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Convenient location.

Helgolandsgade 15, Vesterbro, Copenhagen | map | distance

8.48 Very Good
based on 2092 reviews

Absalon Hotel4 stars

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Walk to the gay bars. Good buffet breakfast. Free WiFi.

A consistently popular choice on Travel Gay Europe. The Absalon has a great location, close to the train station, Tivoli Gardens, City Hall Square and just a 10-15 minute walk from most of Copenhagen’s gay nightlife.

There is a great choice of stylish accommodation from compact, affordable guest rooms to expansive luxury suites, all with free WiFi. The hotel has a nice cocktail bar and serves an extensive breakfast buffet each morning.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 11-01-2017

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Award winner.

Nimb Hotel5 stars

Bernstorffsgade 5, Copenhagen | map | distance

9 Very Good - based on 293 reviews

Why this hotel? Award winner. Boutique option. Walk to gay bars. Free WiFi.

Located in the heart of Copenhagen in Tivoli Gardens, the award-winning Nimb Hotel totally lives up to its reputation as ‘a temple of good taste’.

The hotel features antique furniture, Bang & Olufsen TV’s, iPod docks, and luxury bath products in each of the individually designed rooms. The Nimb Bar, Brasserie and Vinotek complete the luxury boutique experience.

Gay bar Oscar, SLM Copenhagen gay cruise club and other gay venues are just a short walk away, on the other side of Tivoli Gardens.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 10-01-2017

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Convenient location.

Vesterbrogade 23-29, Copenhagen | map | distance

7.91 Good
based on 3579 reviews

Comfort Hotel Vesterbro4 stars

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Cool design. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

The Comfort Hotel Vesterbro offers great value, convenient location and contemporary styling. Each uniquely styled, colourful guest room features comfortable bed, cable TV, air conditioning and free WiFi.

The hotel is located in the heart of trendy Vesterbro area, a 5-minute walk from Central Station and the famous Tivoli Gardens. Many of the best gay bars and clubs are all within an easy walk away

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 05-04-2017

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Boutique choice.

First Hotel Mayfair3 stars

Helgolandsgade 3, Copenhagen | map | distance

7.97 Good - based on 5716 reviews

Why this hotel? Boutique choice. Great value. Near the gay scene. Free WiFi.

The great-value stylish First Hotel Mayfair is within easy walking distance of everything. It features a library bar, a lounge with fireplace and public computer stations. All rooms have a flat screen TV, DVD player and free WiFi.

The hotel is a 5-minute walk from Tivoli Gardens and Copenhagen Central Station. A range of restaurants, bars and shops are nearby. Gay Men’s Shop is a short walk away.

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

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Excellent location.

Helgolandsgade 12, Copenhagen | map | distance

8.83 Very Good
based on 1293 reviews

Andersen Boutique Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Excellent location. Close to gay bars. Great value. Free WiFi.

Stylish boutique hotel near the gay bar scene in Copenhagen, a 5-minute walk from the popular Kødbyen (Meatpacking district), with its choice of galleries, restaurants and cafés.

The Andersen offers tastefully furnished guest rooms with bright colours, soundproof windows, safe, minibar, Molton Brown toiletries and free WiFi.

The hotel’s lobby lounge offers specialty coffee and tea from the famous Østerlandsk Thehus tea shop.

features: cafe, free wi-fi | Updated: 05-04-2017

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Value for money.

Hotel Ansgar3 stars

Colbjørnsensgade 29, Copenhagen | map | distance

7.37 Good - based on 3092 reviews

Why this hotel? Value for money. Close to gay nightlife. Free WiFi.

Great-value hotel near Copenhagen’s main shopping street Strøget and a few minutes’ walk from the Central Station.

Set in an 18th century building, Hotel Ansgar offers clean and simple rooms with modern comforts including free WiFi and flat screen satellite TV. There is a pleasant courtyard for breakfast.

The location is great – next to the fashionable Vesterbro quarter with its range of shops, restaurants and attractions. Tivoli Gardens and the gay nightlife are within a short walk.

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

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Budget design hotel.

Wakeup Copenhagen – Carsten Niebuhrs Gade2 stars

Carsten Niebuhrs Gade 11, Copenhagen | map | distance

7.82 Good - based on 18649 reviews

Why this hotel? Budget design hotel. Great location & value for money. Free WiFi.

Designed by Danish architect Kim Utzon, the great-value Wakeup on Carsten Niebuhrs Gade has a strong, contemporary style. It is within walking distance of Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen Central Station, Strøget shopping street and the main gay scene.

Guest rooms feature glass-walled bathroom, flat screen TV and fast, free WiFi. The standard rooms on lower floors are very affordable, whilst the extra large rooms on higher levels with ‘heavenly’ views will cost more.

A value-for-money hotel with flexible pricing policy and good location. The Wakeup Copenhagen – Borgergade is also worth considering.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 03-04-2017

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