Gay Rome • Luxury Hotels

Want the Caesar treatment? Check out our selection of Rome’s finest luxury hotels.

Our top 2017 luxury Rome hotels are sorted by area:

Colosseum / city centre

from the Colosseum (and nearby main gay street) to the modern centre around the Termini Station

other areas

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Colosseum / city centre

These hotels are near many of Rome’s best attractions including the Colosseum, Domus Aurea, Opera Theatre, Santa Maria Maggiore Church and Trevi Fountain.

Via di San Giovanni in Laterano, a street next to the Colosseum, is known as Rome’s main ‘gay street’, although it has only a few gay bars. More gay venues are nearby, making this area great for sightseeing and nightlife.

Central location.

Via Filippo Turati 171, Rome | map | distance

7.1 Good
based on 391 Agoda reviews

Radisson Blu es Hotel Rome5 stars

Why this hotel? Central location. New luxury choice. Close to gay scene. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 100

One of the best new luxury hotels in this area. The Radisson Blu es Hotel Tome ticks all of our boxes, with two rooftop swimming pools (seasonal), modern gym, gourmet restaurant and luxurious spa facilities.

The hotel is very centrally located, close to Termini station, with easy access to the Colosseum, shopping area and the main gay scene. Apollion Sauna and Company ROMA gay club can be reached in 15 minutes.

Guest rooms are spacious and tastefully designed, each with free WiFi, flat screen TV and minibar. Some rooms have a private balcony with city views. A popular choice with gay travellers.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sauna, maze, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Near the gay scene.

Palazzo Manfredi5 stars

Via Labicana 125, Rome | map | distance

9.4 Fantastic - based on 18 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Near the gay scene. Fabulous views. Excellent dining. Free WiFi.

The closest 5-star hotel to the Roman gay scene, and just steps away from the amazing Colosseum and many other sights.

Palazzo Manfredi features the award-winning Aroma restaurant and a rooftop terrace with stunning views of the city. Guest rooms are elegantly furnished and quite large by European standards.

Gay scene-wise, the hotel is a short walk from Coming OutMy Bar, Apollion gay sauna and Sauna Mediterraneo.

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

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Near the gay nightlife.

The Inn At The Roman Forum5 stars

30 Via Degli Ibernesi, Rome | map | distance

9.3 Fantastic - based on 227 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Near the gay nightlife. Nice view from the rooftop terrace. Free WiFi.

Luxury choice in the heart of Rome, just a few minutes’ walk from iconic sights like the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, and within easy access to My BarComing Out and Apollion Sauna.

The Inn claims to be the only 5-star hotel in Rome to have historic ruins inside which can be traced back 2,000 years. The guest rooms feature modern facilities including flat screen TV’s, iPod docks and free WiFi.

The Inn’s rooftop terrace is worth a special mention. You can enjoy breakfast whilst taking in breathtaking views.

features bar, internet access, jacuzzi / hot pool | Updated: 01-06-2017

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Classic luxury.

Via Veneto 50, Rome | map | distance

8.2 Very Good
based on 27 Agoda reviews

Hotel Majestic Roma5 stars

Why this hotel? Classic luxury. Fine dining. Walk to EMC sauna. Free WiFi.

Established in 1889, Hotel Majestic is located on one of Italy’s most exclusive streets, Via Veneto, and just 500 metres from the famous Spanish Steps.

This classic luxury hotel features spacious art deco rooms with super comfortable beds, marble bathrooms, balconies and free WiFi.

The hotel’s renowned gourmet Italian restaurant, Filippo La Mantia, is one of the best in town. There is a well-equipped gym, although Italy’s largest gay sauna EMC is just a short walk away.

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

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Award winner.

The St. Regis Rome5 stars

Via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 3, Rome | map | distance

8.9 Very Good - based on 36 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Award winner. Rome at its finest. Great location.

A Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List hotel and included in the ‘World’s 500 Best Hotels by Travel and Leisure, the St. Regis Rome is a dependable name when it comes to luxury.

Guest rooms and suites have a unique identity and the finest amenities. The St. Regis features an award-winning restaurant Vivendo and a fabulous health club and spa. Free WiFi in public areas.

Located just a short walk from boutiques and shops on Via Veneto, a 15-minute walk from the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain and a 10-minute walk to the famous gay sauna EMC.

features bar, internet access, massage, sauna, gym | Updated: 01-06-2017

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other areas in central Rome

For gay travellers who wish to explore other options in central Rome, we recommend the following well-rated hotels.

Fabulous design.

Babuino 1815 stars

Via Del Babuino 181, Rome | map | distance

8.8 Very Good - based on 39 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Fabulous design. Excellent location. Boutique choice. Free WiFi.

One of the most luxurious boutique hotels in Rome. Babuino 181 is located near the bustling streets of boutiques and antique shops, between Piazza Del Popolo and the Spanish Steps.

Each large guest room features classy furniture in understated tones, king-sized bed, marble bathroom, flat screen satellite TV, Bose sound system, iPod dock, Nespresso coffee machine, climate control and free WiFi.

The location is great. Some of Rome’s popular gay venues can be reached quickly by the metro or taxi. A fine choice for gay couples with some extra cash to spend.

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

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Boutique luxury.

Portrait Roma5 stars

Via Bocca Di Leone 23, Rome | map | distance

9.8 Fantastic - based on 76 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Boutique luxury. Excellent bar. Gay-popular. Free WiFi.

Boutique luxury by the Ferragamo family, Portrait Roma offers 14 design studios, perfectly blending 50’s styling with modern amenities such as flat screen TV, DVD player, iPod dock and free WiFi.

Each studio has a marble bathroom and a kitchenette with dishwasher, microwave and minibar. No restaurant onsite, but breakfast is served in your room or on the rooftop terrace.

Conveniently located in the most exclusive shopping district, and just a short walk from the historic Spanish Steps. Rome’s best gay bars and clubs can be reached quickly by metro or taxi.

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

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Exquisite apartments.

Crossing Condotti5 stars

Via Mario Dè Fiori 28, Rome | map | distance

9.1 Fantastic - based on 6 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Exquisite apartments. Great location. Near Spanish Steps. Free WiFi.

Exquisite apartments in a historic building near the Spanish Steps.

Crossing Condotti has just 5 guest rooms and one Junior Suite – each with antique furnishings, original wooden ceilings, parquet floors, LCD TV, tea & coffee maker and free WiFi.

Hidden, private and comfortable. The emphasis is on making you feel ‘at home’. A perfect choice if you seek an alternative to a big hotel environment.

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

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Superb facilities.

Gran Meliã Rome5 stars

Via del Gianicolo 4, Rome | map | distance

8.8 Very Good - based on 20 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Superb facilities. Excellent pool & dining. Free WiFi.

The Gran Meliã ticks most of our boxes. This luxury urban resort sits on the bank of River Tiber just outside the Vatican City.

The hotel offers impressive range of facilities including indoor/outdoor pool, gardens, a YHI wellness spa with massage service, sauna and gym with personal trainer services.

Guest rooms are spacious, and some have spectacular panoramic city views. WiFi is free in all areas. The hotel’s in-house restaurants serve both Italian and international dishes and fine wines.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Beautiful location.

Hotel Raphaël Rome5 stars

Largo Febo 2, Rome | map | distance

9.0 Very Good - based on 1321 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Beautiful location. Great for sightseeing. Free WiFi.

Hotel Raphaël by Relais & Châteaux enjoys one of Rome’s most historic neighbourhoods, just steps away from the lively Piazza Novano.

The hotel’s rooftop terrace will wow you with a panoramic view of the city. The compact guest rooms (some designed by famous architect Richard Meier) feature marble bathrooms, parquet floors, satellite TV, Bose entertainment systems and free WiFi.

Rome’s major attractions like the Pantheon and St. Peter’s Church are just a short walk away.

features bar, restaurant, shop, massage, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 01-06-2017

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Rooftop restaurant.

The First Luxury Art Hotel5 stars

Via del Vantaggio 14, Rome | map | distance

9 Very Good - based on 5 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Rooftop restaurant. Fabulous views. Great location. Free WiFi.

Perhaps not the very first but definitely one of the very best. The rooms and suites at this 5-star hotel feature large marble bathrooms, free WiFi, modern furniture and contemporary works of art.

The views from the rooftop restaurant are spectacular – a perfect spot to have a late-night drink and enjoy Rome. There are two gourmet restaurants and a bar with an impressive selection of wine.

The First Luxury Art Hotel is just a short walk from the Piazza del Popolo and Piazza di Spagna, and 5 minutes from Flaminio metro station with easy access to other parts of Rome.

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

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