Gay Rome • Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Rome offers an unmatched historical heritage, cosmopolitan atmosphere, fabulous hotels, shops and an extensive gay scene. The ‘Eternal City’ has it all.

Our top Rome hotels for 2018 are sorted by area:

Colosseum / city centre

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

other areas

hotels in other parts of Rome that demand consideration

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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.

Walk to gay bars.

Via Giovanni Amendola 57, Rome | map | distance

8.94 Excellent
based on 11878 reviews

UNA Hotel Roma4 stars

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

Most booked 2016
Top 25
2017
Top 50

Stylish, contemporary hotel in great location, a 10-minute walk from the Colosseum and the gay bars on Via di San Giovanni and even closer to Italy’s largest gay sauna, Euro MultiClub.

UNA Hotel Roma offers bright, comfortable rooms with air conditioning, LCD TV, high quality bed sheets, minibar and free WiFi. The generous breakfast buffet will set you up for a day exploring Rome.

features: bar, restaurant, shop, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Very central.

Via Labicana 144, Rome | map | distance

8.31 Excellent
based on 5290 reviews

Mercure Roma Centro Colosseo4 stars

Why this hotel? Very central. Rooftop pool & terrace. Near the gay scene. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2017
Top 50

Mercure Roma Centro Colosseo’s location is tough to beat – right in the heart of historic Rome, a short walk from the Colosseum and the metro. Coming Out gay bar and Apollion Sauna are just as close.

The hotel has a fabulous rooftop swimming pool (seasonal) and terrace with views of the city. Modern guest rooms have free WiFi, LCD satellite TV, air conditioning and minibar.

There are two stylish bar and a business centre. Room service available. An excellent breakfast buffet (extra charge) is served every morning.

features: bar, swimming pool, sun terrace, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Budget choice.

Via Principe Amedeo 257, Rome | map | distance

8.26 Excellent
based on 139 reviews

Generator Rome

Why this hotel? Budget choice. Close to gay bars, shops and metro station. Free WiFi.

Located within walking distance from the Termini metro station, famous shops and gay scene, the Generator Rome has quickly become a popular choice on Travel Gay Europe.

Housed in a 19th century building, the Generator offers both dorm rooms with shared bathrooms and en suite private rooms – all are bright, spacious and have free WiFi.

The onsite café bar is a cool place to hang out before hitting the clubs. Gay venues near the Colosseum are 15 minutes’ walk away. The Random gay bar and Apollion Sauna are even closer.

features: bar, cafe, free wifi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Convenient location.

Via Firenze 8, Rome | map | distance

9.28 Exceptional
based on 12096 reviews

iQ Hotel Roma4 stars

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Modern rooms. Near EMC gay sauna. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 50
2017
Top 100

This modern 4-star hotel offers an intelligent combination of style and function. Each guest room features a spacious bathroom, flat screen satellite TV, fast free WiFi, safe and mini-fridge.

We love the iQ’s ‘vending machine’ concept. On every floor, these machines dispense reasonably priced coffee, drinks, sandwiches and snacks 24 hours a day – a clever alternative to room service.

The hotel has its own gym & sauna, though Italy’s largest gay sauna EMC (Europa Multiclub) is nearby. The Colosseum and gay bars on Via di San Giovanni are a 10-minute walk away.

features: bar, shop, sauna, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Walk to gay bars.

Via Volturno 48, Rome | map | distance

9.01 Exceptional
based on 2489 reviews

The Independent Hotel4 stars

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

Good-value, modern hotel in the heart of Rome, near the Termini station and within easy reach of the gay venues. The Independent offers 45 rooms with free WiFi, bar and rooftop terrace.

Guest rooms feature flat screen TV’s with Sky channels, spacious showers, minibars with Nespresso coffee machines and kettles. Some rooms also have a balcony.

The hotel serves a generous breakfast buffet in the rooftop lounge that has great city views.

features: bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 28-09-2017

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Modern design.

Via Filippo Turati 16, Rome | map | distance

7.95 Very Good
based on 1858 reviews

Hotel Ariston4 stars

Why this hotel? Modern design. Great service. Central location. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50

Located within walking distance of many of Rome’s great landmarks, Hotel Arison offers uniquely decorated rooms and great facilities including a 24-hour bar, gym and restaurant.

All rooms and suites feature flat screen cable TV, tea & coffee maker and minibar and free WiFi. Friendly staff are happy to help you with tours, airport transfers and tickets.

features: bar, restaurant, shop, internet access, gym | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Gay-popular.

Via Nazionale 22, Rome | map | distance

9.66 Exceptional
based on 13702 reviews

Hotel Artemide4 stars

Why this hotel? Gay-popular. Great views. Near the Colosseum. Free WiFi.

A very good value-for-money 4-star hotel in great location – just a 10-minute walk from the Colosseum and Rome’s major attractions. EMC gay saunaMy Bar and Coming Out gay bar are all within walking distance.

Hotel Artemide’s offers comfortable guest rooms with free WiFi and free minibar (coke, juice, water and beer and snacks). There is a gym, sauna, restaurant and the rooftop terrace bar has amazing city views. Very friendly service from professional staff.

features: bar, restaurant, shop, sauna, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 18-04-2017

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Near the gay scene.

Via Leonina 14, Rome | map | distance

8.37 Excellent
based on 4199 reviews

Duca d’Alba4 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay scene. Great for shopping & sightseeing. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50

Duca d’Alba is a 19th century townhouse that has been transformed into a stylish 4-star hotel. The individually styled guest rooms feature LCD satellite TV’s and free WiFi.

The hotel is located a 5-minute walk from the Roman Forum, the Colosseum and the Cavour metro station. Nightlife-wise, Duca d’Alba is just a short walk to Coming Out and My Bar, two of Rome’s most popular gay bars.

features: gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Central location.

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II 105, Rome | map | distance

8.7 Excellent
based on 6979 reviews

Hotel Napoleon Rome4 stars

Why this hotel? Central location. Close to metro, gay scene and saunas. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 100

A charming, family-run hotel, strategically located in Rome city centre, next to a metro station, and walking distance to the Colosseum, Termini station and restaurants. Coming Out gay bar and My Bar are 15 minutes away. Apollion Sauna and Sauna Mediterraneo are even closer!

Housed in a 19 century building, Hotel Napeleon has an elegant ‘old-fashioned’ feel, with antique furnishings in all the guest rooms facing a quiet courtyard. Each has an LCD TV, electronic safe, minibar and free WiFi.

Breakfast buffet is included, and drinks and meals can be enjoyed at the onsite restaurant & bar.

features: bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Central location.

Via Giovanni Amendola 7, Rome | map | distance

7.7 Very Good
based on 5582 reviews

Welcome Piram Hotel4 stars

Why this hotel? Central location. Near train station, shops & gay nightlife. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2017
Top 50

The Welcome Piram has a convenient central location, just a few minutes’ walk from the Termini Station, along with a huge selection of local restaurants, shops and nightlife options. My Bar and Coming Out gay shop are just 10 minutes’ walk away.

This great-value hotel offers elegant rooms & suites, each of which is air-conditioned and features large windows, flat screen satellite TV, free WiFi and minibar. We like the Piram’s rooftop garden and the fabulous spa which features a sauna and jacuzzi. Guests receive discounts at the hotel’s Italian restaurant.

features: bar, restaurant, massage, jacuzzi / hot pool, spa, free wifi | Updated: 21-04-2017

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Great value.

Via Magenta 15, Rome | map | distance

8.75 Excellent
based on 4302 reviews

Yes Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Great value. Quiet location. Near EMC sauna. Free WiFi.

Good-quality budget hotel on a quiet street, a 5-minute walk from popular gay sauna EMC. Yes Hotel offers modern, comfortable rooms with satellite TV and air conditioning and free WiFi.

The hotel offers an excellent buffet breakfast including fresh croissants and bread rolls with a selection of condiments, hot and cold refreshments, cereals, yogurt and fruit. Knowledgeable local staff can provide advice on the major sites, a city map and restaurant recommendations.

The nearby Termini station provides fast connections to the Colosseum and other parts of Rome. The Spanish Steps and Vatican City can be reached within 15 minutes.

features: bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 28-09-2017

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Gay guesthouse.
Second Floor B&B Rome
Second Floor B&B Rome
Second Floor B&B Rome
Second Floor B&B Rome

Via San Giovanni In Laterano 10, Rome | map | distance

8.43 Excellent
based on 673 reviews

B&B Second Floor2 stars

Why this hotel? Gay guesthouse. Near Colosseum & gay bars. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 25
2016
Top 50
2017
Top 50

Stylish, modern gay guesthouse in the very heart of Rome, a few steps from the Colosseum, and the popular gay bar Coming Out and My Bar.

Guest rooms have a private bathroom, air conditioning, HD TV, free WiFi and minibar.

Dominic and his team of (rather cute) staff will do their best to make your stay comfortable. Professional, qualified masseurs offer a range of Ayurvedic and anti-stress massages.

features: bar, cafe, massage, free wi-fi | Updated: 18-04-2017

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Modern design.

Via Giovanni Giolitti 375, Rome | map | distance

9.52 Exceptional
based on 255 reviews

Daysleeper B&B Rome3 stars

Why this hotel? Modern design. Great value. Close to gay scene. Free WiFi.

Fabulous boutique B&B in a 19th century building. Daysleeper Rome features 4 unique, contemporary rooms – each with a private bathroom, 32″ LCD TV, air conditioning, free minibar and free WiFi.

Continental breakfast can be enjoyed in the breakfast area or in your own room. Located a 10-minute walk away from the Colosseum. Gay sauna Apollion and Mediterraneo are nearby.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 28-09-2017

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Boutique B&B.

Via Di Porta Maggiore 23, Rome | map | distance

7.82 Very Good
based on 210 reviews

Baci da Roma2 stars

Why this hotel? Boutique B&B. Stylish rooms. Great value. Free WiFi.

Boutique bed and breakfast set within an 18th century building in central Rome. Baci da Roma features 5 rooms with free WiFi. Each uniquely styled room has private bathroom, LCD TV and air conditioning.

Good value for money and the location is not bad – a few minutes’ walk from Porta Maggiore train station with easy commute for exploring Rome’s sights and the gay scene.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 28-09-2017

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Rome • hotels in other areas

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

Popular choice.

Via Cola Di Rienzo 23, Rome | map | distance

8.2 Excellent
based on 3510 reviews

Twentyone Hotel4 stars

Why this hotel? Popular choice. Great for sightseeing. Modern design. Free WiFi.

Ultra-modern designer hotel on one of Rome’s best shopping streets. Twentyone’s stylish black & white, minimalist décor makes it a popular choice with gay guests.

Every room has LCD satellite TV, minibar, safe, free WiFi. The onsite wine bar serves a great selection of fine champagne and wines.

Located in Prati district, home of Saint Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican, a 10-minute walk away from historic centre. The metro/bus links are nearby.

features: bar, restaurant, shop, free wi-fi | Updated: 28-09-2017

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Great location.

Via dei Pastini 131, Rome | map | distance

8.3 Excellent
based on 667 reviews

Hotel Pantheon Rome4 stars

Why this hotel? Great location. Historic building. Excellent staff. Free WiFi.

Housed in an 18th century building in the heart of the old city centre, the elegant Pantheon hotel has a beautiful interior with many fine details.

The rooms are large and blend the original with the new. Expect to find exposed wooden beams, oak furniture along with a flat screen cable TV, minibar and free WiFi.

The helpful staff are happy to advise on where to go and what to see. Located on a quiet pedestrian street, just a short walk from the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona.

features: internet access | Updated: 18-04-2017

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Next to the Pantheon.

Piazza Della Rotonda 73, Rome | map | distance

9.78 Exceptional
based on 5033 reviews

Albergo del Senato3 stars

Why this hotel? Next to the Pantheon. Great value. Popular hotel. Free WiFi.

The Albergo del Senato enjoys a fantastic location in the heart of the ancient Rome, overlooking the dome of the Pantheon.

Within a classic 19th century building, this traditionally styled hotel has a rooftop terrace with beautiful views. Non-smoking, soundproof rooms feature satellite TV, air conditioning, fridge, minibar and free WiFi.

The hotel is about a 5-minute walk from Piazza Navona and the Trevi Fountain and within easy access to many popular gay bars and clubs in Rome.

features: bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 18-04-2017

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Gay-friendly B&B.

Via Famagosta, 4, Rome | map | distance

8.94 Excellent
based on 292 reviews

B-Cool Rome B&B

Why this hotel? Gay-friendly B&B. Great service & value for money. Free WiFi.

Very gay-friendly boutique B&B, with just 5 stylish, modern rooms in great location for sightseeing in Rome. Guests are offered a welcome drink and served a delicious breakfast.

Each room is air-conditioned and has a comfortable double bed (or two singles) with an anti-allergy mattress, flat screen TV, safe and free WiFi.

Located in the Prati District, just a short walk from St Peter’s and close to Via Cola di Rienzo, one of Rome’s premier shopping streets. Ottaviano metro station is just 50 meters from B-Cool.

features: restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 18-04-2017

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Gay-owned B&B.

Via Del Babuino 96, Apartment 14, Rome | map | distance

10 Exceptional
based on 276 reviews

Domus Valeria2 stars

Why this hotel? Gay-owned B&B. Good breakfast. Budget option. Free WiFi.

Cosy, gay-owned bed & breakfast with free WiFi in central Rome. Built in 18th century, Domus Valeria apartment offers two doubles and one single room with a shared bathroom. A buffet or full English breakfast is offered.

Guests have access to the 100 m² rooftop garden overlooking the Spanish Steps and the Academy of France. Often fully booked.

features: cafe, free wi-fi | Updated: 03-05-2017

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