Gay Madrid • Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Looking for a good-value hotel close to Madrid’s legendary gay nightlife, fabulous historic sights and excellent shopping arcades?

Our 2017 Madrid hotel recommendations are divided by area:

Chueca

home to Madrid's lively gay village, just north of Gran Via

Gran Via

upmarket shopping street just a short walk from Chueca

Puerta del Sol

the center of Madrid, close to the shops & important sights

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Chueca

The heart of Madrid’s gay scene, located to the north of Gran Via. The famous Chueca square is filled with rainbow flags, coffee shops, bars and clubs that stay open all night long. All these hotels are just a short walk from this area.

Excellent value.

Calle de las Infantas 29, Madrid | map | distance

8.11 Excellent
based on 845 reviews

Lusso Infantas4 stars

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

Most booked 2014
Top 100
2015
Top 100
2016
Top 100

Housed in a historic 19th century building, Lusso Infantas is surrounded by restaurants and bars and just a few minutes’ walk from numerous gay bars including the likes of Studio 54 and Bearbie and laKama.

The hotel offers 40 comfortable rooms with flat screen TV, minibar and free WiFi. The standard rooms are relatively small (from 19-25 m²), but the superior rooms are more more spacious (from 28 to 35 m²).

You can expect great service from the friendly, helpful staff. Book early if you want to stay here during Madrid Pride.

features: bar, cafe, restaurant, massage, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-04-2017

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Superb location.

Calle Valverde 14, Madrid | map | distance

8.28 Excellent
based on 2238 reviews

7 Islas Madrid4 stars

Why this hotel? Superb location. Close to everything. Value for money. Free WiFi.

The 7 Islas Madrid offers impeccable service and great-value accommodation in an excellent location, on a quiet side street just 200 metres from Gran Via and just outside of Chueca. Most of gay bars and clubs are just a couple of minutes’ walk away, although both Boyberry and Sauna Gran Via are even closer.

Air-conditioned guest rooms have very comfortable beds and free WiFi. Some rooms have a terrace offering nice views of the city. A decent breakfast includes a good selection of fruit, meats, cheeses, eggs & croissants etc.

The nearby Gran Via metro station makes it easy to reach to all the major sights in Madrid.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 27-04-2017

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New boutique hotel.

Calle Barquillo 21, Madrid | map | distance

9.59 Exceptional
based on 1526 reviews

Only You Hotel & Lounge4 stars

Why this hotel? New boutique hotel. Stylish design. Near the gay bars. Free WiFi.

Housed in a beautiful restored 19th century building, Only You Hotel features a unique interior design and creative elements that impress.

Each spacious, individually decorated guest room features free WiFi, 42″ satellite TV, minibar and high quality bathroom products. Only You’s chic lounge area is destination in its own right, serving a choice of cocktails and gourmet food in a beautiful setting.

Located just a short walk from the gay bars in Chueca and Gran Via. Not the cheapest, but we think it’s worth it.

features: bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 27-04-2017

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In the gay district.

Plaza Vázquez de Mella 12, Madrid | map | distance

8.42 Excellent
based on 3647 reviews

Room Mate Óscar3 stars

Why this hotel? In the gay district. Fabulous rooftop bar. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2014
Top 25
2015
Top 50
2016
Top 25

The consistently popular Madrid hotel on Travel Gay Europe. Room Mate Óscar is located right in the heart of the gay district overlooking the Chueca plaza, just steps from many of the best gay bars and cruise clubs.

The hotel’s rooftop terrace offer fabulous views. Its poolside bar & lounge is a destination in its own right.

Guest rooms and suites have soundproof windows (essential in this part of town), fast free WiFi, a minibar and flat screen LCD TV. Breakfast served until noon, and deli-style room service is available. Book early for fiestas and other public holidays.

features: bar, restaurant, swimming pool, free wi-fi | Updated: 27-04-2017

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Gay-popular hotel.

Calle Hortaleza 3, Madrid | map | distance

7.43 Very Good
based on 1554 reviews

Petit Palace Ducal Chueca3 stars

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

Most booked 2014
Top 50
2015
Top 50
2016
Top 25

Location, location, location! The gay-popular Petit Palace Ducal is steps away from the Gran Via metro station and surrounded by gay venues in Chueca. Enfre bar is just around the corner.

This 19th century mansion has been converted into a modern boutique hotel with stylish rooms. Facilities include a hydro-massage shower, free WiFi, laptop-sized safe, flat screen TV and minibar.

Excellent value for money and very popular during Madrid Pride.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 08-05-2017

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Gay hostel.

Calle San Bartolomé 2, Madrid | map | distance

6.43 Good
based on 128 reviews

Hostal Room Pride2 stars

Why this hotel? Gay hostel. Excellent value. In the gay district. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2014
Top 25
2015
Top 50
2016
Top 50

Very gay-orientated budget hotel in the heart of the Chueca gay district and just steps from many of the best gay bars. Gran Via metro station and Puerta del Sol are all nearby.

Hostal Room Pride offers 8 simply furnished rooms in bold colours. Each room features private bathroom, flat screen TV, air conditioning and free WiFi.

Excellent value and great location for the gay nightlife.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 08-05-2017

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Stylish rooms.

Calle Fuencarral 52, Madrid | map | distance

6.9 Good
based on 99 reviews

Hotel B&B Fuencarral 523 stars

Why this hotel? Stylish rooms. Free coffee & juice all day. Great value. Free WiFi.

Whilst not quite within the Chueca area, the B&B Fuencarral is just a couple of minutes’ walk from the gay bars and less than 400 metres from Gran Via.

The soundproof, minimalist-designed yet very comfortable rooms feature free high speed WiFi, an LED TV, minibar, safe, a large shower with double jets.

On the 5th floor is a coffee and juice bar, offering unlimited free drinks and fruit all day and some great rooftop views of Madrid. Excellent value.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 20-04-2017

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Gran Via

The most famous street in Madrid. Gran Via is renowned for its shops, restaurants and hotels, may of which are located within beautiful art deco buildings. The central section of Gran Via runs past the Chueca gay district.
All these hotels are within walking distance of Chueca and the city centre.

Near the gay village.

Calle de la Salud 21 (Gran Via 29), Madrid | map | distance

7.48 Very Good
based on 6074 reviews

Hotel Arosa4 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay village. Popular choice. Great value. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 100

A popular choice on Travel Gay Europe. Hotel Arosa enjoys a fantastic location next to the famous Gran Via street and within walking distance of the gay bars and clubs in Chueca.

Guest rooms feature bright and modern décor, satellite TV and free WiFi. Some rooms have excellent city views. There is a small gym, and massage services are offered.

Daily breakfast buffet is served until 11am. There is a tapas café, and the the in-house ’19 Sushi Bar’ is one of best Japanese restaurants in town.

features: bar, cafe, massage, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 08-05-2017

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Excellent value.

Gran Via 22, Madrid | map | distance

8.46 Excellent
based on 2124 reviews

H10 Villa de la Reina4 stars

Why this hotel? Excellent value. Close to Gran Via metro & Chueca gay scene. Free WiFi.

H10 Villa de la Reina holds a good reputation in offering great value for money and high quality service. It offers free WiFi, 24-hour reception, a bar and restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine.

Guest rooms are modern, decent-sized and feature comfortable beds, wooden floors, flat screen TV and a balcony overlooking the famous Gran Via.

The hotel’s location is tough to beat, being just a few minutes’ walk from Puerta del Sol and less than 10 minutes from the Chueca gay bars – Enfrente, Studio 54, Bearbie and many more!

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 18-12-2016

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Excellent value.

Gran Via 7-9, Madrid | map | distance

7.84 Very Good
based on 1331 reviews

Catalonia Gran Via Hotel4 stars

Why this hotel? Excellent value. Close to the gay nightlife and Gran Via metro. Free WiFi.

The Catalonia Gran Via has a great central location just a couple of minutes’ walk from the Chueca gay nightlife. Gran Via metro station is just 250 metre away, so it’s easy to explore Madrid’s sights.

Air-conditioned guest rooms are spacious and feature a comfortable bed, satellite TV and free WiFi. The hotel offers really good value rooms that have limited views.

For just a little bit more money, you can get a room with a fabulous view out over Gran Via. A buffet breakfast is included in many rates. The hotel has a small gym, rooftop plunge pool and spa.

features: bar, restaurant, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-04-2017

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Beautiful design.

Calle Gran Via 11, Madrid | map | distance

8.94 Excellent
based on 4863 reviews

Iberostar Las Letras Gran Via4 stars

Why this hotel? Beautiful design. Near the gay district. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

The design of this gorgeous hotel pays homage to Spanish literature and language (although the staff are fluent in English). Iberostar Las Letras is one of a few hotels in town that successfully combined the old and the new.

Behind the 100-year-old façade, the modern rooms feature custom-made furniture and fabrics and high quality products. We recommend their Superior or Deluxe Terrace rooms with fabulous views of Madrid.

The rooftop bar is a great place to enjoy a Mojito before heading out to the nearby Chueca gay scene.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-04-2017

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Convenient location.

Calle de Silva 6, Madrid | map | distance

8.89 Excellent
based on 1549 reviews

Hotel Indigo Madrid – Gran Via4 stars

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Modern. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

Located in the heart of Madrid, Hotel Indigo is right next to the famous Gran Via street and within 10 minutes from the Chueca gay scene.

This modern hotel features a fabulous rooftop terrace with skyline views, outdoor pool, restaurant and bar. Each stylish guest room has free WiFi, 40″ LCD TV, air conditioning, Nespresso coffee and rain shower.

The vibrant Puerta del Sol area is just a 5-minute walk away, with many shopping and dining options. Other parts of Madrid can be reached quickly via the nearby Callao metro.

features: bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-04-2017

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Very central.

Gran Via 41, Madrid | map | distance

8.15 Excellent
based on 5345 reviews

Vincci Capitol Hotel4 stars

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

Excellent value and very central. The Vincci Capitol is right near the Callao metro station, so you’re minutes away from all the Gran Via shops and within walking distance of boyberry, Enfrente and other gay bars in Chueca.

Each stylish, soundproof guest room features air conditioning, flat screen TV, minibar, a pillow menu and free WiFi. Upgraded rooms and suites also have a terrace. Most rooms offer city views. Room service is available.

Vincci Capitol has a nice rooftop terrace and an onsite spa with sauna. A wide range of restaurants are nearby, so you’re spoilt for choice.

features: bar, massage, sauna, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-04-2017

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Next to Gran Via metro.

Calle Montera 47, Madrid | map | distance

8.21 Excellent
based on 3750 reviews

Praktik Metropol2 stars

Why this hotel? Next to Gran Via metro. Tasteful design. Very good value. Free WiFi.

This popular Praktik Metropol is located next to Gran Via metro station. It features a fabulous rooftop terrace and communal area where you can lounge in cosy leather couches, enjoy a cup of coffee and read books.

Guest rooms are soundproof and feature minimalist white decor, hardwood floors, LCD satellite TV, air conditioning, rain shower, safe, coffee maker and free WiFi. Some rooms have a balcony with great views.

The hotel’s neighbourhood is filled with shops, restaurants and bars. Puerta del Sol and Prado Museum are only a short walk away.

features: cafe, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-04-2017

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near Puerta del Sol

Puerta del Sol is a famous square located in the very centre of Madrid. The surrounding streets are full of shops, department stores, cafés and restaurants. Many important sights are nearby, and you can walk to the Chueca gay area in 15 to 20 minutes or even faster via the metro.

Great for sightseeing.

Calle Preciados 37, Madrid | map | distance

9 Exceptional
based on 3060 reviews

Hotel Preciados4 stars

Why this hotel? Great for sightseeing. Near two gay saunas. Good value. Free WiFi.

An excellent choice for sightseeing and shopping. Hotel Preciados is within walking distance of the Royal Palace, Plaza Major and Puerta del Sol.

Guest rooms are soundproof, air-conditioned and feature a flat screen TV, free minibar, good quality bed and free WiFi. The double rooms have a small terrace; the suites have even larger outside space.

The Preciados does not have a gym, but Premium Sauna and Sauna Center are just a short walk away. The Chueca gay district can be reached in 15 minutes.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-04-2017

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Boutique choice.

Calle de Prado 18, Madrid | map | distance

8.36 Excellent
based on 4157 reviews

Vincci Soho4 stars

Why this hotel? Boutique choice. Great location, in the 'Art Triangle'. Free WiFi.

The ultra-modern Vincci Soho is located near the famous “Art Triangle” that includes the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, the Prado and the Reina Sofia.

Made up of 5 historic buildings, the hotel offers cutting-edge design and distinct red & black décor. Each room has a flat screen satellite TV, safe, minibar and free WiFi. There is an à la carte restaurant, bar, café and common areas with a large patio.

The Vincci Soho is a short walk from the Anton Martin metro station, the popular Puerta del Sol, several landmarks and dining options.

features: bar, restaurant, internet access, sun terrace | Updated: 27-04-2017

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Popular choice.

Calle de Alcalá 19, Madrid | map | distance

8.32 Excellent
based on 14682 reviews

Hotel Regina3 stars

Why this hotel? Popular choice. Perfect location. Great value. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 100

A 3-star hotel with a lot of substance. Hotel Regina, whose history dates back to 1918, is located near the famous Puerta del Sol square, metro station, and within easy reach of the Chueca gay scene.

All 180 guest rooms are stylishly furnished. The Superior rooms have a more contemporary feel than the Standard ones. Free WiFi is available in all areas.

Hotel Regina has its own restaurant and bar, although you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to dining options in the part of town.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 27-04-2017

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Near the gay scene.

Costanilla de los Ángeles 15, Madrid | map | distance

8.62 Excellent
based on 827 reviews

Hostal Gala Madrid

Why this hotel? Near the gay scene. Stylish rooms. Great value. Free WiFi.

Affordable, stylish hostel in great location – close to Puerta del Sol and the Royal Palace. Hostal Gala offers en suite rooms with modern décor, flat screen TV, air conditioning/heating and free WiFi.

Located about a 15-minute walk to the gay bars in ChuecaSauna Center and Premium Sauna are even closer.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 27-04-2017

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other areas

These hotels are located in surrounding areas of central Madrid and still within easy access to the Chueca gay scene and attractions.

Convenient location.

Calle de Atocha 123, Madrid | map | distance

8.44 Excellent
based on 5985 reviews

Hotel Paseo del Arte4 stars

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Rooftop terrace & gym. Gay-popular. Free WiFi.

The contemporary designer Hotel Paseo del Arte is located in Madrid’s Art Triangle, a 2-minute walk from Atocha station and a short walk from gay Sauna Lavapiés and The Ring gay cruise club.

Modern rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, flat screen satellite TV’s, minibars and free WiFi. Upgraded rooms have a balcony with city views. Room service is available.

Paseo del Arte has a well-equipped gym, restaurant and 24-hour front desk. The rooftop lounge has outdoor seating with panoramic city views. A popular choice with gay guests.

features: bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 27-04-2017

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Close to gay scene.

Calle de Pizarro 14, Universidad, Madrid | map | distance

8.48 Excellent
based on 627 reviews

Hostal Pizarro3 stars

Why this hotel? Close to gay scene. Very service. Great value. Free WiFi.

Housed in a beautiful building in central Madrid, just to the north of Gran Via, the very gay-friendly Hostal Pizarro offers 20 air-conditioned, en suite rooms with satellite TV, minibar and free WiFi.

The hostel offers daily maid service and a daily change of towels. The friendly staff are happy to help you out with the latest information about gay Madrid.

Gay scene-wise, Hostal Pizzaro is about a 5-minute walk from Odarko gay cruise bar and gay Sauna Principe. The Chueca gay village can be reached in about 15 minutes.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 27-04-2017

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