Gay Bali – Mid-Range & Budget Hotels

Decide how close you want to be to the beach & nightlife in Bali. Taxis are cheap, but roads are congested.  If you plan to hit the gay bars, then it makes sense to stay in Seminyak area.

Our mid-range & budget hotel recommendations are sorted by area:

Seminyak

popular area near the gay beach, bars, restaurants and shops

Kuta & Legian

suburban beach areas south of Seminyak

Ubud

cultural district with beautiful scenery of rice paddies & forests

Alternatively, click here to search all hotels in Bali.

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Seminyak

Seminyak, Petitenget and Batubelig beaches extend as far as the eye can see. As the sun sets, internationally renowned beach front bars such as Ku De Ta and Potato Head serve fabulous cocktails with cool tunes. Later, the gay bars along Jl. Camplung Tanduk get going and stay open way into the night.

Pelangi Bali Hotel & Spa
Best seller.
Pelangi Bali Hotel & Spa
Pelangi Bali Hotel & Spa
Pelangi Bali Hotel & Spa
Pelangi Bali Hotel & Spa

Pelangi Bali Hotel & Spa4 stars

Jalan Camplung Tanduk, Seminyak | map

7.7 Good based on 344 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Best seller. Close to the gay bars. Great value.

The good-value, very gay-friendly Pelangi Bali has a great beachfront location, within walking distance of the gay nightlife on Jalan Camplung Tanduk street.  It is also near Putra at Pantai 66, a strip of beach that has become popular with gay sunbathers.  The main gay beach area at Batu Belig can be reached by taxi in 10 minutes.

The hotel has a large swimming pool with a ‘swim up’ bar, a sun terrace and plenty of sun loungers.  The spacious, comfortable guest rooms feature a minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and satellite TV.  We recommend the deluxe rooms or better as they have larger bathrooms.  WiFi is available but chargeable.

Features: bar, bedroom, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-10-2014

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  1. “This is a decent clean hotel with reasonable price that is very close to the beach. I enjoyed my sunbath on the wide beach and finished off the day with a drink at the beach bar. Don't miss the shows at Bali Joe as well ...”

    Tim on 10-16-2013 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

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The Haven Seminyak Bali
Popular choice.
The Haven Bali Seminyak
The Haven Bali Seminyak
The Haven Bali Seminyak
The Haven Bali Seminyak

The Haven Bali Seminyak4 stars

Jalan Raya Seminyak 500, Seminyak | map

8.2 Very Good based on 3248 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Popular choice. Great Beach Club. Convenient location.

Excellent-value 4-star hotel in convenient location, close to Seminyak beach, the gay scene, restaurants and shops.  The Haven offers spacious rooms, suites and a number of private villas.  Of particular note is the Haven’s excellent breakfast buffet that will really set you up for the day.

The hotel has its own Beach Club on Seminyak beach with sun loungers, shades and shower facilities.  Free shuttle service is provided.

Nearby, the area in front of the Ocean Hotel continues to be popular with gay sunbathers.  Very popular choice.  The Haven was one of the most booked Bali hotels on Travel Gay Asia in 2013 – a trend that has continued in 2014.

Features: bar, bedroom, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, gym, beach, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 健身房, 海滩, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-10-2014

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Grand Balisani Suites Hotel Bali
Walk to gay beach.
Grand Balisani Suites
Grand Balisani Suites
Grand Balisani Suites
Grand Balisani Suites

Grand Balisani Suites4 stars

Jalan Batu Belig Beach, Seminyak | map

7.6 Good based on 1184 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Walk to gay beach. Fabulous ocean views. Great value.

Located directly on Batu Belig Beach in Seminyak, just a few minutes’ walk from the gay beach area, the Grand Balisani offers 96 Balinese-styled rooms (some with private pools), a large freeform swimming pool with a swim-up bar, spa and open-air restaurant.

Some of our favourite beach clubs, such as Potato Head are just a short stroll down the beach.

The hotel is set in lush tropical gardens, from which you can enjoy fabulous sunset views over the ocean.  Another popular choice with gay visitors, and great value for money.

Features: bar, bedroom, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, spa, beach, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 桑拿, 阳台, 温泉, 海滩, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-10-2014

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Uma Sapna Bali 0
Very stylish villas.
Uma Sapna
Uma Sapna
Uma Sapna
Uma Sapna

Uma Sapna4 stars

Jalan Drupadi 20XX, Seminyak | map

8.7 Very Good based on 295 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Very stylish villas. Superb location in Seminyak.

This modern resort is conveniently located in the heart of Seminyak, minutes away from shops, restaurants and gay nightlife.

Uma Sapna offers 20 spacious, comfortable villas that feature satellite TV, CD/DVD player, minibar, refrigerator, coffee maker, balcony and desk.

Each villa has either a spa plunge pool or a swimming pool.  If you need a massage, check out the nearby exclusively male Banana Spa.

Features: bedroom, swimming pool, massage, free wi-fi (卧室, 游泳池, 按摩, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-10-2014

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Villa Kresna Boutique Suites 0
Close to the beach.
Villa Kresna Boutique Suites
Villa Kresna Boutique Suites
Villa Kresna Boutique Suites
Villa Kresna Boutique Suites

Villa Kresna Boutique Suites4 stars

Jalan Sarinande 19, Seminyak | map

8.3 Very Good based on 316 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Close to the beach. Large rooms. Near the gay nightlife.

Located in the heart of Seminyak, 150 metres from the beach and close to restaurants, boutiques and gay nightlife.  Villa Kresna offers modern, spacious suites with fully stocked minibar, coffee & tea maker, flat screen TV with international channels, safe and free WiFi.

There is also a swimming pool and sun terrace.  Villa Kresna also offers even more exclusive one- and two-bedroom private villas.  More on the private villas, please click here.

Features: bar, bedroom, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-10-2014

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The Amala Hotel
Quiet area.
The Amala Villas
The Amala Villas
The Amala Villas
The Amala Villas

The Amala Villas4 stars

Jalan Kunti 108, Seminyak | map

8.3 Very Good based on 84 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Quiet area. Excellent spa. Convenient location.

The Amala offers 12 value-for-money, private luxury villas in heart of Seminyak. Each of the spacious studios and villas are set in beautiful mature gardens.

The Spa Villas feature a private jacuzzi/plunge pool, steam shower and free minibar of healthy snacks.  The exceptionally large Pool Villas include a 6-metre private pool, kitchenette and living room.

Nice touches include a gourmet breakfast, ipod docks, free WiFi and free bottled water. The peacefulness is enhanced by the resort’s policy of no children under the age of 12.

There is a great choice of restaurants just moments from the resort.  You can walk to the gay bars and clubs in about 15 minutes.  

Features: bedroom, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi (卧室, 餐厅, 游泳池, 阳台, 温泉池, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-10-2014

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IZE Hotel Seminyak
Cutting-edge design.
IZE Hotel Seminyak
IZE Hotel Seminyak
IZE Hotel Seminyak
IZE Hotel Seminyak

IZE Hotel Seminyak4 stars

Kayu Aya Road 68, Seminyak | map

8.5 Very Good based on 352 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Cutting-edge design. New hotel. Convenient location.

New, highly stylised 4-star hotel with cutting-edge design.  IZE is located a 10-minute walk from the restaurants and shops at Seminyak Square, and 15 minutes from the gay-popular Petitenget Beach.

The hotel features a beautiful swimming pool, stylish rooftop lounge & bar, modern gym and a restaurant offering international dishes.

Guest rooms are large and bright, with modern amenities and free WiFi.  We recommend the Deluxe Pool rooms which have direct access to the pool.  The hotel staff are happy to help you with car rentals, day trips and airport transfers.

Features: bar, bedroom, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 餐厅, 游泳池, 阳台, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-10-2014

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The Breezes Bali Resort Spa 0
Walk to the bars & beach.
The Breezes Bali Resort & Spa
The Breezes Bali Resort & Spa
The Breezes Bali Resort & Spa
The Breezes Bali Resort & Spa

The Breezes Bali Resort & Spa4 stars

Jalan Camplung Tanduk 66, Seminyak | map

8.4 Very Good based on 538 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Walk to the bars & beach. Fabulous pool. Gay-popular.

The Breezes Bali is located just a few minutes’ walk from the gay bars on Jalan Camplung Tanduk and the beach.  The well-equipped rooms feature very comfortable beds, tea & coffee maker, minibar and laptop-sized safe.

At the heart of The Breezes is a four-tiered swimming pool with handy swim-up bar and sun terrace.  The hotel has its own a gym and tennis courts and is close to many of the best gay spas in the area.

Particularly popular with gay Aussies!

Features: bar, bedroom, restaurant, internet access, swimming pool, sun terrace, gym, spa (酒吧, 卧室, 餐厅, 互联网, 游泳池, 阳台, 健身房, 温泉) | Updated: 09-10-2014

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Ping Hotel Bali
Near beach & gay bars.
Ping Hotel Seminyak
Ping Hotel Seminyak
Ping Hotel Seminyak
Ping Hotel Seminyak

Ping Hotel Seminyak3 stars

Jalan Camplung Tanduk 28, Seminyak | map

8.4 Very Good based on 102 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Near beach & gay bars. New facilities. Value for money.

The great-value, popular Ping Hotel is in perfect location, just a 5-minute walk from both Seminyak beach and the gay nightlife, and offers a lot more than you would expect from a 3-star hotel.

Each large, air-conditioned room has a flat screen satellite TV, safe, mini-fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, free bottled water and marble bathroom with rain shower  The Deluxe rooms (40 m²) also have a kitchenette.

The hotel has its own pool, gym and spa.  The sunset rooftop bar is particularly nice, both for a drink in the evening and breakfast in the morning.

Features: bar, bedroom, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 餐厅, 游泳池, 阳台, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-10-2014

Latest user reviews:

  1. “Stayed at the Ping for a week in May. It's got all you need for a Bali holiday: nice room, nice breakfast, friendly and helpful staff. If you are not into a all-day-stay-in resort, the Ping has everything you need and is...”

    Thomas on 05-09-2013 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

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Putu Bali Villa & Spa
Near Batu Belig Beach.
Putu Bali Villa & Spa
Putu Bali Villa & Spa
Putu Bali Villa & Spa
Putu Bali Villa & Spa

Putu Bali Villa & Spa3 stars

Jalan Petitenget 72x, Seminyak | map

7.6 Good based on 295 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Near Batu Belig Beach. Great facilities. Excellent value.

This gay-friendly resort offers excellent value for money and great location, close to the ‘newest’ Batu Belig gay beach area.  Bonita gay spa is just across the road, and the main gay bars are about 15 minutes away by taxi.

Comfortably furnished and set within beautifully mature gardens, each air-conditioned villa features an open-air bathroom with a hot tub and shower, LCD TV, WiFi and a small kitchenette.

The resort has a large swimming pool, a poolside bar and restaurant that serves international dishes, although there is a huge choice of great restaurants within walking distance.

Features: bar, bedroom, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sun terrace, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 阳台, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-10-2014

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favehotel Seminyak
Budget choice.
favehotel Seminyak
favehotel Seminyak
favehotel Seminyak
favehotel Seminyak

favehotel Seminyak2 stars

Jalan Abimanyu 9A, Seminyak | map

7.6 Good based on 1614 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Budget choice. Near the gay nightlife. Best seller.

True to its name, favehotel is a popular choice with budget-minded gay travellers who want to be close to the gay nightlife in Seminyak.  This hotel offers a fun and contemporary environment.

Guest rooms have free WiFi and free bottled water, air conditioning, flat screen satellite TV and a private bathroom.  The hotel is just a few minutes’ walk from the gay bars and a 15-minute taxi ride to Batu Belig Beach.

Features: bar, bedroom, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-04-2014

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Seminyak Paradiso Hotel
Walk to the beach.
Seminyak Paradiso Hotel
Seminyak Paradiso Hotel
Seminyak Paradiso Hotel
Seminyak Paradiso Hotel

Seminyak Paradiso Hotel2 stars

Jalan Camplung Tanduk, Seminyak | map

6.9 Pleasant based on 161 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Walk to the beach. Excellent value. Ideal location.

Located just a few minutes’ walk from Seminyak Beach and the main gay scene, the Seminyak Paradiso Hotel offers low-cost rooms in a convenient area surrounded by tropical gardens.  It features a large pool, a 24-hour restaurant & bar and free WiFi in public areas.

Guest rooms are in traditional Balinese style, each with air conditioning, TV, refrigerator, en suite bathroom and private balcony.  There is 24-hour room service.

The hotel has its own spa where you can enjoy massage treatments.  Laundry services, airport transfers and tours arrangements are available.

Very good value for money.

Features: bar, bedroom, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-04-2014

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Sarinande Hotel
Close to the beach.
Sarinande Hotel
Sarinande Hotel
Sarinande Hotel
Sarinande Hotel

Sarinande Hotel2 stars

Jalan Sarinande 15, Camplung Tanduk, Seminyak | map

7.8 Good based on 51 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Close to the beach. Great for gay scene. Superb value.

Located just a 5-minute walk from Seminyak Beach and 15 minutes from the bustling gay scene, this budget hotel features an outdoor pool, restaurant and 26 guest rooms, each with free WiFi, flat screen cable TV and private terrace with garden views.

Sarinande offers many services including a 24-hour front desk, laundry service, internet station in the lobby and free airport transfer if you stay more than 3 days.

The staff can help you with transport and tour arrangements.

Features: bedroom, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, free wi-fi (卧室, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-10-2014

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Kuta & Legian

Kuta is the most famous tourist area in Bali and hub of life in the south of the Island.  Legian stretches north from Kuta towards Jalan Arjuna (better known as Jalan Double Six) where Seminyak begins. There are a huge number of great value for money hotels in these areas and the gay night-life is within easy reach.

Harris Resort Kuta Beach Bali
Near Kuta Beach
Harris Resort Kuta Beach
Harris Resort Kuta Beach
Harris Resort Kuta Beach
Harris Resort Kuta Beach

Harris Resort Kuta Beach4 stars

Jalan Pantai, Kuta | map

7.7 Good based on 1608 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Near Kuta Beach Fantastic pool. Excellent location.

A very affordable hotel right on Kuta Beach that attracts a lot of gay Malaysian and Indonesian tourists.  All 191 modern rooms at Harris Resort are comfortable, colourful and feature a good quality bed, satellite TV and free WiFi.

There is a great selection of good-value restaurants and cafés within walking distance, as is the Legian shopping area.

Features: bar, bedroom, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卧室, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-10-2014

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Ananta Legian Hotel Bali
Fabulous design.
Ananta Legian Hotel
Ananta Legian Hotel
Ananta Legian Hotel
Ananta Legian Hotel

Ananta Legian Hotel4 stars

Jalan Werkudara 539, Seminyak | map

8 Good based on 851 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Fabulous design. Superb bar & pool. New hotel.

The Ananta Legian is a fabulous new hotel in Seminyak, located a 5-minute walk from Double Six Beach and a short drive from the shopping area and the gay nightlife venues.

All 175 rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen satellite TV, minibar and tea & coffee making facilities.  The beautiful outdoor swimming pool and the lobby deserve a special mention.

Excellent management and welcoming staff.

Features: bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 游泳池, 阳台, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-10-2014

Latest user reviews:

  1. “Room policy - no guests. How can you say this is a gay friendly hotel?”

    Nigel on 08-12-2014 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

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Arana Suite
Near Legian shopping.
Arana Suite
Arana Suite
Arana Suite
Arana Suite

Arana Suite3 stars

Jalan Nakula LC 8 no 5, Seminyak | map

8.2 Very Good based on 316 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Near Legian shopping. Comfortable rooms. Great staff.

Excellent-value hotel located just 5 minutes from the famous Legian shopping district and Double Six Beach (free shuttle provided).

Guest rooms at Arana Suite feature with flat screen cable TV, personal safe, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities.  The gay bars can be reached in about 5 minutes by taxi.

Features: bedroom, swimming pool, spa, free wi-fi (卧室, 游泳池, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 09-10-2014

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  1. “Really in love with the design of this hotel. The simple use of wood, rock and cement really give a clean and elegant feel to the architecture. I found a great deal from this site and got to spend a week there. Even thou...”

    Bee on 02-01-2013 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

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Ubud

A remarkable district in the central part of the island, located about 30 km from Seminyak.  Ubud is surrounded by rice paddies, forests and rivers and is famous for arts & crafts and peaceful scenery.

Click here to view our hotel recommendations in Ubud area.