Gay Milan • Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Milan is renowned for its fashion, food and hot-blooded Italian men who like to work hard and play harder.

Our top Milan mid-range & budget hotels for 2018 are sorted by area:

Porta Venezia / gay scene

near the main gay bars, shopping area and city centre

city centre / Old Town

historic city centre, home to the Duomo and major tourist sights

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Porta Venezia / gay scene

The central area around Milan’s historical gate, Porta Venezia, is popular with gay travellers. It is conveniently located near the main gay bars on Via Lecco street and the Buenos Aires shopping area.

Transport links at the Central Station also make it easy to get around the city.

Popular choice.

Via Spallanzani 40, Milan | map | distance

8.07 Excellent
based on 2940 reviews

Starhotels Ritz4 stars

Why this hotel? Popular choice. Great for shopping, sightseeing & gay scene. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 100

A very comfortable, good-value hotel, located near Milan’s Corso Buenos Aires shopping district. This lively area has a great range of restaurants and theatres. Gay bar LeccoMilano and BLANCO are just minutes away.

Guest rooms vary in size, from 17m² to decent-sized 33 m² suites. Features include air conditioning, minibar and satellite TV and free WiFi.

Starhotel Ritz has an onsite gym and sauna with Turkish bath and Finnish shower. Our most popular Milan hotel on Travel Gay Europe.

features: bar, restaurant, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi

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Close to gay bars.

Via Napo Torriani 18, Milan | map | distance

9.04 Exceptional
based on 15491 reviews

Hotel Berna4 stars

Why this hotel? Close to gay bars. Great value. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

A little bit of Switzerland in the heart of Milan. This excellent-value, 4-star hotel offers the sort of professional, welcoming and efficient service that other hotels only dream of.

The comfortable rooms feature free WiFi, individual thermostat-controlled heating and a free non-alcoholic minibar (refilled daily). A fabulous breakfast and free coffee is available all day in the lobby.

The Berna is about a 10-minute walk to the Central Station. The gay bars on Via Lecco street are within 15 minutes away, and the 24-hour Illumined gay cruise club is even closer.

features: bar, cafe, free wi-fi

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Near the gay nightlife.

Via Melchiorre Gioia 73, Milan | map | distance

8.41 Excellent
based on 2319 reviews

Crowne Plaza Milan City4 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay nightlife. Great facilities. Very modern.

Most booked 2015
Top 50

The modern and central Crowne Plaza Milan is located next to the Sondrio metro station, making it an excellent base for exploring the city.

All guest rooms are soundproof and feature satellite TV, flat screen TV, air conditioning. The breakfast buffet is nice and includes freshly made Italian cakes and pastries.

The Crowne Plaza has its own gym and spa with Turkish bath and sauna, although the nearby Metro Club Milano sauna may be more tempting. Club 23 and other gay bars are also within easy access.

features: bar, restaurant, free wifi, massage, sauna, gym

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Convenient location.

Via Fabio Filzi 25, Milan | map | distance

8.37 Excellent
based on 5254 reviews

UNA Hotel Century4 stars

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Near the gay scene and metro station. Free WiFi.

The all-suite UNA Hotel Century has a very convenient location, just a 10-minute walk to Milan’s Central Station and not much more to the gay scene around both Via Locco and Via Sammartini.

The 24-hour gay cruise club Illumined, the popular LeccoMilano bar and Metro Club Sauna are all close by, and you can walk or catch the nearest metro that provides access to most of Milan’s key sights.

Modern, large, air conditioned junior suites (at least 30 m²) feature comfortable beds, desk, free WiFi, minibar, satellite TV. There is an Italian Bistro on the ground floor, a cafe bar and an extensive breakfast buffet includes fresh fruit, cereals plus eggs & bacon.

features: bar, cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi

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Top 50 hotels.

Via Finocchiaro Aprile 2, Milan | map | distance

7.3 Very Good
based on 9336 reviews

ibis Milano Centro3 stars

Why this hotel? Top 50 hotels. Central location. Great value. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50
Top 100

Central and modern. The ibis Milano Centro is just steps away from the city centre, the train station and the main gay scene. LeccoMilanoMONO Bar are just a short walk away.

Stylish guest rooms are soundproof and air-conditioned, with free WiFi, flat screen TV and private bathroom. This good-value hotel has a a 24-hour restaurant & lounge bar and vending machines for drinks and snacks. Breakfast is served until noon.

The Ibis Milano also offers a 24-hour front desk, laundry service, luggage storage and a business centre.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

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Walk to gay bars.

Piazza Luigi di Savoia, Milan | map | distance

8.45 Excellent
based on 7369 reviews

Hotel Michelangelo Milan4 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Excellent value for money. Free WiFi.

Hotel Michelangelo’s excellent location in Milan, close to the Central Railway Station, makes it a perfect place from which to explore the city.

Da Vinci’s Last Supper and the famous Duomo are nearby. Many of the best gay night-time attractions are within walking distance, including the popular Lelephant gay bar.

The air-conditioned rooms are relatively simply furnished but comfortable and soundproof. Each room has a free minibar and whirlpool bath. Great value for money with regular special promotions and offers.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

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Convenient location.

Via Melchiorre Gioia 6, Milan | map | distance

8.26 Excellent
based on 2389 reviews

NH Grand Hotel Verdi4 stars

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Spacious, modern rooms. Free WiFi.

The very good-value and modern NH Grand Hotel Verdi offers unusually spacious rooms and suites (even the standard rooms are 34 m²) for Milan.

All guest rooms feature a king-sized bed (or two double beds), air conditioning, free WiFi, satellite TV and soundproof windows.

Located close to the Gioia metro station, with easy access to other parts of Milan.

features: bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi

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Gay-popular choice.

Via Napo Torriani 21, Milan | map | distance

7.46 Very Good
based on 3245 reviews

Hotel Garda3 stars

Why this hotel? Gay-popular choice. Great location. Near the Central Station & gay scene. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100

The affordable Hotel Garda is conveniently located – just a 5-minute walk from the Central Station and within easy access to the main sights and shops. Popular gay bar Lelephant is nearby.

All guest rooms are air-conditioned and feature satellite TV, minibar, safe, en suite bathroom with a bathtub or shower. Reception is open 24 hours, and a Continental breakfast is served each morning.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

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Modern budget hotel.

Via Antonio Da Recanate 2, Milan | map | distance

8 Excellent
based on 119 reviews

Klick Hotel Milano1 stars

Why this hotel? Modern budget hotel. Great value & location. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100

Great for both shopping and sightseeing. This budget Klick Hotel is located just opposite the Central Station, close to Corso Buenos Aires shopping street, and just moments away from the Cathedral and Milan’s main gay scene.

Minimalist-styled, comfortable guest rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen TV and air conditioning. Some rooms offer a view of Piazza Duca d’Aosta. Reception and room service are available 24 hours.

features: free wi-fi

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city centre / Old Town

Radiating from the Duomo, Milan’s impressive gothic Cathedral, are streets filled with major sights and museums. The nearby Quadrilatero della Moda is home to some of the world’s famous luxury brands.

In the fashion district.

Via San Spirito 20, Milan | map | distance

9.09 Exceptional
based on 854 reviews

Hotel Manzoni – Milan4 stars

Why this hotel? In the fashion district. Close to gay nightlife & shopping. Free WiFi.

The classic boutique Hotel Manzoni is located in the heart of Milan’s  fashion district – great for shopping and clubbing. You can walk to Glitter gay party @ Provocateur and Chiringay party in the park.

Elegant guest rooms feature LCD TV, minibar and free WiFi. The hotel has its own gym, spa with massage service and a restaurant that serves Italian and international menu.

The famous Cathedral (Duomo) and the main shopping areas are a 10-minute walk away from the hotel. Great location from which to explore Milan.

features: bar, restaurant, massage, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi

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Central location.

Via Giuseppe Mazzini 4, Milan | map | distance

9.14 Exceptional
based on 3054 reviews

UNA Maison Milano4 stars

Why this hotel? Central location. Great for shopping, gay scene & nightlife. Free WiFi.

The UNA Maison is situated just around the corner from the Milan Cathedral, close to the Duomo metro station and all the shopping and dining choices. The main gay bars are within minutes’ walk away.

Housed in a 20th century building, this boutique hotel features stylish, spacious rooms with flat screen satellite TV and free WiFi. DVD player and iPod docks are available upon request. Most rooms have a balcony.

features: bar, free wi-fi

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Boutique choice.

Via Spadari 11, Milan | map | distance

9.19 Exceptional
based on 2250 reviews

Hotel Spadari al Duomo4 stars

Why this hotel? Boutique choice. Great location. Close to nightlife, gay scene. Free WiFi.

This fabulous boutique hotel is great for shopping and sightseeing in Milan, a short walk to Duomo metro station and gay nightlife, and even closer to Piazza del Duomo and the iconic Milan Cathedral.

Hotel Spadari offers stylish guest rooms, decorated with original artworks, free WiFi, flat screen TV and high quality bathroom products. Some rooms have a large balcony with city views. The hotel is known for excellent service and staff.

features: bar, free wi-fi

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Central location.

Corso Italia 11, Milan | map | distance

8.01 Excellent
based on 1619 reviews

Zurigo Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Central location. Near metro station, the Cathedral, gay scene. Free WiFi.

Zurigo Hotel is in Milan’s historic centre, just a 10-minute walk from the Cathedral and close to the metro station, One Way Club and some of the best gay bars.

The comfortable rooms feature a TV, air conditioning and safe. A varied and large breakfast buffet is offered, and you are welcome to enjoy a self-service lunch in the café.

The staff speak good English and will help you plan your stay, with tourist tips and restaurant recommendations.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

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Great value.

Via Santa Sofia 16, Milan | map | distance

8.5 Excellent
based on 1815 reviews

Hotel Canada3 stars

Why this hotel? Great value. Modern rooms. Central location. Free WiFi.

The excellent-value Hotel Canada offers a great base to explore Milan, just two metro stops from the Duomo and the main shopping district.

Modern, air-conditioned rooms feature LCD TV, minibar and free WiFi. The reception is open 24 hours, and a Continental breakfast is served in the hotel’s dining room.

Hotel Canada is just a few steps from the popular One Way Club that plays mainstream chart music to a lively gay crowd.

features: cafe, free wi-fi

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Close to gay nightlife.

Via Renzo Bertoni 3, Milan | map | distance

7.41 Very Good
based on 771 reviews

New Generation Hostel Urban Brera

Why this hotel? Close to gay nightlife. Excellent value. Popular hostel. Free WiFi.

If you’re on a budget, the New Generation Urban Brera offers good-value rooms in Milan’s historic city centre, close to the Turati metro station, which is only two stops away from the famous Duomo (or you can walk for about 20 minutes).

The hostel offers rooms and dorms with en suite bathrooms, air conditioning and free WiFi. You can cook in the large, well-equipped kitchen and/or store your food there. The beds are comfy, though the windows are a bit small.

Gay scene-wise, the popular Glitter @ Provocateur dance party is a short walk from the hostel.

features: free wi-fi

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Milan • hotels in other areas

These well-rated hotels are a bit further from the city centre but have proven popular with gay guests.


Via Edoardo Bassini 50A, Citta Studi, Milan | map | distance

9.14 Exceptional
based on 289 reviews

B&B Too Cute 2b Str8

Why this hotel? Straight-friendly. Stylish décor. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

Gay, classy and value for money. This elegant B&B may be a bit outside the city centre, but the Tram 23 at Lambrate Station (a 5-minute walk) takes you directly to the Duomo, the heart of Milan.

2cute 2b Straight is tastefully decorated, with a lot of gray tones and nice little touches of Italian – luxury bath amenities by Ortigia, SMEG refrigerator, etc. Guest rooms are air-conditioned and feature a flat screen TV and work desk. Bathrooms are either en suite or shared.

There’s free WiFi throughout the property, and the large living room has comfortable sofas and tables. An Italian-style breakfast is served every morning.

features: sun terrace, free wi-fi

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Excellent value.

Via Stamira d'Ancona 27, Milan | map | distance

8.41 Excellent
based on 2755 reviews

Ramada Plaza Milano4 stars

Why this hotel? Excellent value. Near metro station & DEPOT Milano. Free WiFi.

The modern Ramada Plaza Milano is located close to the city centre and just a 2-minute walk from Turro metro station (from which you can easily access all the historical sights and shopping areas).

The colours and fabrics give the rooms a slightly retro feel which blends well with modern comforts. Each room has free WiFi, minibar, safe, coffee maker and LCD satellite TV. Their onsite spa is worth a special mention.

Gay scene-weise, the Ramada Plaza is located within a couple of minutes’ walk of the popular DEPOT Milano gay cruise club.

features: bar, restaurant, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi

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