Gay Vienna • Hotels

Vienna has an excellent range of hotels. Our top hotels for 2017 are well-located for sightseeing and the gay nightlife. We’ve sorted them by area.

Wienzeile / Naschmarkt

Vienna's gay quarter and popular market located near city centre


home to museums and close gay nightlife & city center

OId Town / city centre

the heart of Vienna; close to the landmarks & key attractions

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Wienzeile / Naschmarkt

Wienzeile is a street that runs through the city along the Vienna River.  The area is home to the city’s most popular market, Naschmarkt, many restaurants, shops and most of Vienna’s gay nighlife.

These hotels in this area are within easy reach of the historic Old Town, the Museum Quarter and Mariahilfer Straße (Vienna’s most important shopping street).

Walk to gay bars.

Schönbrunnerstraße 41, Vienna | map | distance

8.29 Excellent
based on 1059 reviews

Arthotel ANA Prime4 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Modern design. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50
Top 25

Arthotel ANA Prime offers great-value for money and convenient location, just a 5-minute walk to gay bars, Café Rifugio, Römersauna and other gay venues around Naschmarkt.

The hotel (formerly ‘La Prima Fashion’) has a breakfast lounge bar with a terrace in the courtyard.  Each modern guest room features a flat screen TV and free WiFi. Laptop computers and mobile phones are available on request. There is a gym around the corner, and many restaurant choices nearby.

From the hotel, the Vienna State Opera and the famous Schönbrunn Palace can be reached in 10 minutes via the metro. A very popular hotel on Travel Gay Europe.

features: bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 23-06-2017

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Unique design.

Mariahilfer Straße 15, Vienna | map | distance

9.39 Exceptional
based on 2847 reviews

Small Luxury Hotel Das Tyrol4 stars

Why this hotel? Unique design. Great for shopping. Close to gay scene. Free WiFi.

Das Tyrol’s exclusive design is quite special. Each large soundproof room features creative artworks by famous Viennese designers, satellite TV, Nespresso coffee maker and free WiFi. A tasty breakfast buffet is served daily, and you have free access to the hotel’s modern sauna facilities.

The hotel enjoys a fabulous location on the city’s longest shopping street, Mariahilfer Straße, with its high-end shops, restaurants, cafés and museums. The metro station and the main gay venues in Naschmarkt area are just a short walk away.

features: bar, steam room, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, free wi-fi | Updated: 29-03-2017

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Best seller.

Linke Wienzeile 224, Vienna | map | distance

8.8 Excellent
based on 8027 reviews

Star Inn Hotel Wien Schönbrunn4 stars

Why this hotel? Best seller. Convenient location. Close to metro station. Free WiFi.

One of our best-sellers in Vienna. The Star Inn Hotel Wien Schönbrunn is conveniently located, just across the street from a metro station, from which you can connect to Schönbrunn Palace and Mariahilferstraße shopping street within 10 minutes.

Plenty of local restaurants, Römersauna, Café Rüdiger and many of the best gay bars are within 10-15 minutes away from this great-value hotel.

All modern guest rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen TV, air conditioning, comfortable bed and seating area. The hotel has good breakfast buffet. There’s vending machine where you can get drinks and snacks.

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

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Close to Naschmarkt & gay nightlife.

Papagenogasse 6, Vienna | map | distance

9.14 Exceptional
based on 3318 reviews

Hotel Beethoven Wien4 stars

Why this hotel? Close to Naschmarkt & gay nightlife. Convenient location. Free WiFi.

The Beethoven hotel has an excellent location opposite the famous Theater an der Wien and within easy reach of the historic city centre. Many of Vienna’s best gay bars and clubs are less than a 10-minute walk away.

Housed in a historic Neo-Renaissance building, each comfortable soundproof, non-smoking room has free WiFi, flat screen TV, mini bar and safe.

The hotel is a few minutes’ walk from The Museum Quarter, the Musikverein Concert Hall, the State Opera and the Karlplatz metro station.

features: bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-06-2017

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Excellent value.

Webgasse 23, Vienna | map | distance

7.39 Very Good
based on 298 reviews

The Hotel 1060 Vienna4 stars

Why this hotel? Excellent value. Great for shopping & gay nightlife. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50
Top 50

Located just a few minutes’ walk from Vienna’s biggest shopping street Mariahilfer Straße, Hotel 1060 is also within easy reach of the gay bars like Red Carpet and EAGLE cruise club.

Spacious air-conditioned guest rooms are comfortable, non-smoking and soundproof. Each has a good-sized LED flat screen TV, iPod dock, minibar, free WiFi. Many rooms have a balcony or small terrace.

Breakfast at the 1060 is worth a special mention. The extensive buffet (that is included in the room rate) includes a wide selection of tasty pastries, sausage, ham, cheese, salmon, eggs, cereals and decent coffee.

features: bar, sun terrace, free wi-fi | Updated: 23-06-2017

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Best seller.

Elisabethstraße 5, Vienna | map | distance

8.96 Excellent
based on 1644 reviews

Motel One Wien-Staatsoper

Why this hotel? Best seller. Central location. New hotel. Free WiFi.

Popular, new hotel in Vienna. The great-value Motel Wien-Staatsoper (opened 2014) is just a couple of minutes’ walk from the State Opera, Ringstraße boulevard, U-Bahn station.

Housed in a 19th century building, guest rooms are modern and air-conditioned. All rooms feature a flat screen TV and en suite bathroom. A wide range of restaurants and cafés are nearby.

Gay scene-wise, Kaiserbründl sauna and Inside Bar can be reached in about 15 minutes.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 09-01-2017

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Convenient location.

Schikanedergasse 4, Vienna | map | distance

7.04 Very Good
based on 332 reviews

Hotel Carlton Opera3 stars

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Great value. Near the gay scene. Free WiFi.

Carlton Opera is a great-value 3-star hotel, frequented by artists, musicians and historians, due to its central location, close to the legendary Freihaus Quarter and the world-famous Opera House.

Most of Vienna’s gay bars and clubs around Naschmarkt are within a short walk. Schik Bar is almost next door.

The guest rooms at Carlton Opera feature art nouveau style with free WiFi. The in-house fitness centre has a sauna, and discounts are offered for other nearby gyms.

features: sauna, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 17-04-2017

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Vienna’s trendy 7th district is located conveniently close to both the city centre sights and gay nightlife. The district is also home to some of the best museums in the city.

Gay hotel.

Lange Gasse 10, Vienna | map | distance

8.47 Excellent
based on 627 reviews

Hotel-Pension Wild

Why this hotel? Gay hotel. Gay sauna onsite. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2014
Top 100
Top 100

As gay as it gets! The great-value Hotel-Pension Wild is home to the popular gay sauna SportSauna  – hotel guests receive a 50% discount.

Set in beautiful historic building in a quiet area in Josefstadt, the hotel offers 26 soundproof, non-smoking rooms with free WiFi, private or shared bathroom. Ironing facilities, hairdryer and fan are available upon request.

The hotel is within walking distance to the Ring Boulevard, many restaurants and shops, along with gay venues around Wienzeile Street. The nearby metro provides fast connections to other parts of Vienna.

features: bar, sauna, free wi-fi | Updated: 17-04-2017

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Near the gay nightlife.

Breite Gasse 9, Vienna | map | distance

7.78 Very Good
based on 1350 reviews

Hotel ViennArt am Museumsquartier4 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay nightlife. Stylish rooms. Free WiFi.

The great-value, no-frills Hotel ViennArt is well-located for sightseeing, shopping and dining. The trendy Mariahilfer street, restaurants and gay-popular venues are just a short walk away

All 60 stylishly designed guest rooms feature modern works of art, flat screen satellite TV and free WiFi. A tasty breakfast buffet is served every morning. Free drinks at the lounge. Staff are helpful and attentive.

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

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Stylish design.

25hours Hotel beim Museumsquartier4 stars

Lerchenfelder Straße 1-3, Vienna | map | distance

8.78 Excellent - based on 3737 reviews

Why this hotel? Stylish design. Excellent dining & location. Free WiFi.

Style meets substance. The 25hours Hotel is close to the Museum Quarter and not too far from the gay scene. It features an Italian restaurant, a spa and a rooftop bar with panoramic views.

The rooms are uniquely decorated, contemporary-styled and fun. Some rooms have a fully-equipped kitchenette.

This hotel is steps away from transport links and within walking distance to famous sights like St Stephen Cathedral, the Vienna State Opera and the Mariahilfer shopping street.

features: bar, restaurant, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 03-04-2017

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Boutique choice.

Hotel Altstadt Vienna4 stars

Kirchengasse 41, Vienna | map | distance

9.23 Exceptional - based on 334 reviews

Why this hotel? Boutique choice. Tasteful design. Great location. Free WiFi.

Boutique hotel in a historic building where you can enjoy the owner’s collection of contemporary art, the breakfast buffet in the Red Salon, the free afternoon tea and cake in front of the fireplace.

Each guest room is individually designed and features selected furniture, air conditioning, minibar and free WiFi.

The Altstadt is a 5-minute walk from the Museum Quarter, and within 15 minutes to Volkstheater metro station, the Ring boulevard, and the gay venues around Wienzeile street.

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

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Old Town / city centre

The historic heart of Vienna.  Old Town Vienna is home to famous landmarks including the Rathaus, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna State Opera and Stadtpark.

Some of the best hotels are located in this area, with Ringstraße (Ring Street) circling along the route of the ancient walls.

Award winner.

Opernring 13, Vienna | map | distance

8.69 Excellent
based on 3829 reviews

Le Meridien Vienna5 stars

Why this hotel? Award winner. Fabulous facilities. Gay-popular. Free WiFi.

This gay-popular, award-winning hotel is surrounded by trendy restaurants, shops and attractions, and only a short distance from many gay bars, clubs and saunas near Naschmarkt.

Guest rooms at Le Meridien are spacious and equipped with high-quality furnishings and products. Free WiFi is available in all areas.

Excellent facilities include a gourmet restaurant, lounge bar, spa and a nightclub. We like the indoor pool and  state-of-the-art gym. Hotel staff offer exceptional service.

features: bar, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 29-03-2017

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Central location.

The Ring – Casual Luxury Hotel5 stars

Kärntner Ring 8, Vienna | map | distance

9.3 Exceptional - based on 2414 reviews

Why this hotel? Central location. Excellent views. Close to gay scene. Free WiFi.

Luxurious yet casual. The Ring offers exclusive rooms in a historic building, right in the city centre. The hotel combines modern and classic furnishings with a designer’s touch in every room, may of which have wonderful views.

The Ring’s restaurant and bar offers an impressive wine and champagne menu. The hotel also features a spa, gym, sauna, steam bath and massage service.

The famous Kaiserbründl gay sauna and Why Not gay nightclub are within a 15-minute walk away, or you can take the metro from the nearby station.

features: bar, restaurant, free wifi, massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa | Updated: 05-04-2017

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Wonderful views.

Vienna Marriott Hotel5 stars

Parkring 12A, Vienna | map | distance

8.33 Excellent - based on 3443 reviews

Why this hotel? Wonderful views. Great for shopping & sightseeing. Free WiFi.

Nicely located on Ring boulevard overlooking the Stadtpark, the Vienna Marriott is an ideal choice for shopping and sightseeing.

This 5-star hotel features a nice indoor pool, well-equipped gym, spa, restaurant, café and bar. The onsite lounge offers panoramic views of the city. Free WiFi.

The hotel is a short walk from St Stephen’s Cathedral, the Opera House and Kärntnerstraße shopping street. Gay nightlife in Naschmarkt can be reached in 20 minutes by walking or the metro.

features: bar, cafe, restaurant, free wifi, swimming pool, massage, gym, spa | Updated: 05-04-2017

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Vienna's finest.

Palais Hansen Kempinski5 stars

Schottenring 24, Vienna | map | distance

9.7 Exceptional - based on 1966 reviews

Why this hotel? Vienna's finest. Great for sightseeing. Free WiFi.

One of the best hotels in Vienna. The historic Palais Hansen Kempinski retains much of its classic 18th century charm that blends perfectly with modern comforts. It features 2 restaurants, 3 bars, cigar lounge, spa & wellness centre and a well-equipped gym.

The rooms have great views overlooking the famous Ringstraße. Notable in-room features include marble bathrooms, an iPad entertainment system, a pillow menu and free WiFi.

Within 5-10 minutes, you can reach the Sigmund Freud Museum and the Danube Canal with its nightlife scene, Schönbrunn Palace and the gay bars in Naschmarkt area

features: bar, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 09-01-2017

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Very central.

Herrengasse 10, Innere Stadt, Vienna | map | distance

9.14 Exceptional
based on 4189 reviews

Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof4 stars

Why this hotel? Very central. Great for shopping & sightseeing. Free WiFi.

Located in the the city centre, this grand 4-star hotel is just a short walk from the Hofburg Imperial Palace and less than 10 minutes’ walk from the Vienna State Opera House, the Kohlmarkt and Graben shopping streets as well as St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

Guest rooms are air-conditioned, spacious and eleganty furnished. Each room offers free WiFi, flat screen TV and desk. The suites include areas, Nespresso machines and some with rooftop terraces.

Facilities include an outdoor cafe, restaurant, piano bar and a spa on two floors which includes two saunas, steam room and a gym.

features: bar, cafe, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 09-01-2017

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Quiet location.

Alma Boutique Hotel4 stars

Hafnersteig 7, Vienna | map | distance

8.51 Excellent - based on 1418 reviews

Why this hotel? Quiet location. Near city centre & gay scene. Free WiFi.

Housed in an Art Nouveau building, this good-value boutique hotel offers 28 rooms with free WiFi and a rooftop terrace with panoramic views of Old Town. The gay bars around Naschmarkt can be reached in 10 minutes.

Located on quiet pedestrian street behind the lively Schwedenplatz square, the Alma is a few minutes’ walk from St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Kärntner shopping street and Schwedenplatz metro station.

The Alma does not have its own restaurant and bar, but many local cafés, bars and restaurants are nearby.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 09-01-2017

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other areas in Vienna

These well-rated hotels are a bit further away from the city centre and gay scene but still within easy reach via the metro or taxi.

Near Mariahilfer shopping street.

Leonardo Hotel Vienna4 stars

Matrosengasse 6-8, Vienna | map | distance

7.96 Very Good - based on 3783 reviews

Why this hotel? Near Mariahilfer shopping street. Great value. Popular choice.

The great-value Leonardo Hotel enjoys a great location, close to the famous the Mariahilfer Straße shopping street and within walking distance to EAGLE Vienna gay cruise club.

The modern, non-smoking rooms feature flat screen TV, air conditioning, minibar, tea/coffee maker. The hotel has its own restaurant, a 24-hour reception and a business centre.

Vienna’s city centre can be reached in 5 minutes via the nearby Westbahnhof metro station (200 metres away).

features: bar, restaurant, internet access | Updated: 10-06-2017

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Best seller.

Europaplatz 3, Vienna | map | distance

8.36 Excellent
based on 1669 reviews

Motel One Wien Westbahnhof2 stars

Why this hotel? Best seller. Great value. Convenient location. Free WiFi.

Popular designer hotel for budget travellers. Motel One is known for its value for money, contemporary style and great service.

The Westbahnhof location offers consistently high standards with soundproof rooms, Arne Jacobsen chairs and Swarovski chandeliers. There is a cozy lounge bar onsite.

The hotel is located near the Mariahilfer Straße shopping street and not too far from the gay scene.  An airport bus stop is right in front of the hotel.

features: bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 09-01-2017

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