Gay Manila • Hotels

Manila does not have as many hotels as other Asian capitals, but the market is expanding and there are some great places to stay.

Our 2016 hotel recommendations sorted by area:

Malate / Ermita

commercial & entertainment center; Manila's main gay scene

Makati

upmarket financial district, with huge shops, boutiques and luxury hotels

Quezon City

Manila's largest & most populous area; home of several gay venues

Pasig / Mandaluyong

home of the Ortigas Center, located east of Manila city

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Malate / Ermita

The hub of commerce, tourism, entertainment and nightlife. Malate’s excellent shopping & dining options and well-established gay scene at Maria Orosa & Julio Nakpil intersection make it a popular destination with gay visitors.

Red Planet Ermita Hotel
Close to Malate nightlife.
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Red Planet – Ermita3 stars

1740 A. Mabini Street, Malate, Manila | map | distance

7.5 Good - based on 5276 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Close to Malate nightlife. Value for money. Best seller. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2014
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2016
Top 25

A popular hotel on Travel Gay Asia. Red Planet (formally “Tune Hotel”) offers excellent-value rooms in great location, halfway between Roxas Boulevard along Manila Bay and the Malate gay nightlife. Che’lu bar and FAB are both a short walk away.

The rooms are simply furnished but modern, and feature a flat screen TV, air conditioning, en suite bathroom and free WiFi in public areas.  Staff are helpful and friendly.

Red Planet has another branch in Makati city – Red Planet Makati.

features internet access (互联网) | updated: 06-15-2016

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Diamond Hotel
Waterfront views.
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Diamond Hotel5 stars

Roxas Boulevard (corner of Dr J. Quintos Street), Malate, Manila | map | distance

8.3 Very Good - based on 2209 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Waterfront views. Large rooms. Walk to gay bars. Free WiFi.

A great base from which to explore Manila City. Located on the famous Roxas Boulevard, the Diamond Hotel offers spacious rooms with excellent views of Manila Bay or the city’s landscape.

Guest rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen TV, minibar and sitting area. Suites have separate living areas.

The hotel is within walking distance of shopping areas and tourist attractions in Malate. FAB barChe’lu and other gay-popular venues around Maria Y. Orosa and Julio Nakpil streets

features bar, cafe, restaurant, internet access, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 互联网, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 06-21-2016

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Pan Pacific Manila
Walk to gay bars.
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Pan Pacific Manila5 stars

Malvar Street, Malate, Manila | map | distance

8.6 Very Good - based on 1687 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Comfortable rooms. Excellent gym. Free WiFi.

The Pan Pacific is located in the heart of Manila’s commercial and entertainment district, just a couple of blocks from the Malate gay nightlife.

The hotel’s spacious guest rooms feature LCD TV, free WiFi and designer toiletries.  There is a rooftop pool and a small but well-equipped gym.

Another nearby 5-star hotel, the New World Manila Bay Hotel, is also worth a consideration.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, sun terrace, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 按摩, 阳台, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-26-2016

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1775 Adriatico Suites
Apartment style.
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1775 Adriatico Suites3 stars

1775 Interior M. Adriatico, Malate, Manila | map | distance

7.6 Good - based on 142 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Apartment style. Well-appointed rooms. Near the gay scene. Free WiFi.

If you’re looking for an apartment-style room, then consider 1775 Adriatico Suites – located less than 10 minutes’ walk from the famous Baywalk on Roxas Boulevard. and steps away from the gay bars & clubs in Malate.

Each of the 40 well-appointed apartment features a kitchen, living area, air conditioning, cable TV, en suite bathroom and free WiFi.  The kitchen comes with a refrigerator and kitchenware.

The hotel provides a free pickup service from the airport.  Great value for money.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 04-26-2016

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Makati

The financial centre of the Philippines, located in the heart of Metro Manila. Makati is known for its multicultural lifestyle, high-end boutiques, large shopping malls, luxury hotels and upmarket gay community.

Peninsula Hotel Manila
In the heart of Makati.
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The Peninsula Manila5 stars

corner of Ayala and Makati Avenue, Makati, Manila | map | distance

8.9 Very Good - based on 828 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? In the heart of Makati. Great for shopping. Luxury choice. Free WiFi.

The Peninsula Manila was one of the original luxury hotels to open in The Philippines.  The 30+ years of experience are reflected in the quality of service and welcoming attitude of the staff.

The hotel is located in the heart of Makati – the main commercial and shopping area of Metro Manila, a 5-minute walk from Greenbelt and Landmark and a 45-minute drive from the airport.

Guest rooms feature a flat screen cable TV, minibar, tea & coffee maker and personal safe.  The hotel has a great range of facilities including a gym, sauna, restaurant and bar.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-26-2016

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Dusit Thani Manila Hotel
Central location.
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Dusit Thani Manila Hotel5 stars

Ayala Center, Makati, Manila | map | distance

8.3 Very Good - based on 4281 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Central location. Great for shopping in Makati area. Free WiFi.

The Dusit Thani Manila is located in the heart of Makati financial district, next to Glorietta Mall, Landmark and Greenbelt shopping & entertainment.

This large 5-star hotel offers luxurious rooms and suites, 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, a well-equipped DFiT gym and a world-class spa.  Some rooms benefit from Executive Club lounge access with free drinks and snacks.

The nearby Ayala MRT station gives you easy access to other parts of the city.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-26-2016

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New World Makati Hotel
Next to Greenbelt mall.
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New World Makati Hotel5 stars

Esperanza Street (corner of Makati Avenue), Ayala Center, Makati, Manila | map | distance

8.5 Very Good - based on 2502 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Next to Greenbelt mall. Excellent pool & facilities. Free WiFi.

Excellent luxury choice in Makati.  The 5-star New World Hotel has a wide range of facilities including an outdoor swimming pool, gym, spa and several restaurants.

The hotel is located next to Greenbelt shopping mall, Glorietta complex and SM Makati. There is a great selection of restaurants and cafés nearby.

Other 5-star hotels in this area include Fairmont Makati and Raffles Makati Hotel.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 互联网, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-26-2016

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Best Western Plus Antel Hotel
Excellent value.
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Best Western Plus Antel Hotel4 stars

7829 Makati Avenue, Manila | map | distance

7.5 Good - based on 4181 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Excellent value. Fabulous pool & gym. Walk to TIME club. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100
2016
Top 100

The popular Best Western Plus Antel offers excellent value rooms in Makati area, just moments from the best shopping malls (free shuttle service provided).

Well-appointed rooms are located in 3 different towers, each room featuring a kitchenette, work desk, separate living area, walk-in shower, flat screen TV, DVD player, iPod docking station.

Best Western has a restaurant, a café, two gyms, a pool and a spa with sauna, steam room and jacuzzi.  The nearby TIME nightclub hosts regular gay parties.

features cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi (咖啡馆, 餐厅, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 06-15-2016

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Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences
Modern apartments.
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The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences3-5 stars

119 L.P. Leviste Street, Salcedo Village, Makati, Manila | map | distance

8.5 Very Good - based on 1521 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Modern apartments. Close to downtown Makati. Great value. Free WiFi.

A more affordable choice in Makati. The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences is located near the main shopping district and is surrounded by restaurants, shops, cafés and entertainment venues.

All rooms at The Picasso feature a well-equipped kitchenette, wall-to-ceiling windows with views of the city, private balcony and free WiFi.

Onsite facilities include a salon, a gift shop, a gym and a spa.  The onsite Brasserie Boheme restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.  24-hour room service is available.

features restaurant, massage, gym, free wi-fi (餐厅, 按摩, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-26-2016

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Red Planet Hotel Makati
Popular choice.
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Red Planet – Makati3 stars

E. Mercado corner, F. Calderon Street, Makati, Manila | map | distance

7.5 Good - based on 4824 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Popular choice. Central & trendy. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100

A popular hotel with gay travellers.  The great-value Red Planet hotel is located in Makati business district, close to a a huge range of restaurants, cafés and shops.

The hotel offers a choice of modern Twin or Double rooms, each with air conditioning, flat screen cable TV, electric key card, personal safe and free WiFi.

Red Planet has a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage service and computer stations at the lobby.  There is onsite cafe bar.  The closest gay venue is TIME club – just a few minutes’ walk away.

features bar, cafe, shop, internet access, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 铺子, 互联网, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-26-2016

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Quezon City

The largest and most populous area in Metro Manila. Quezon City (QC) is the hub of IT & entertainment industry in the Philippines and home to a few gay bars and gay-popular venues.

Red Planet Quezon City Manila
Close to gay scene.
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Red Planet – Quezon City3 stars

100 Timog Avenue, Quezon City, Manila | map | distance

7.9 Good - based on 1346 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Close to gay scene. Modern rooms. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 100

Formally ‘Tune Hotel’, the contemporary Red Planet Quezon City hotel is popular with gay travellers. It is located close to Club ADONIS and The One 690 gay bar.

This great-value hotel offers modern, non-smoking rooms with free WiFi, air conditioning, flat screen cable TV, private bathroom, desk and safe.  There is a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage service.

The nearby Kamuning MRT station (a 10-minute walk) provides easy connections to other parts of Manila.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 06-15-2016

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Pasig / Mandaluyong

Located east of Manila and north of Makati, these two urbanised cities are known for the Ortigas Center, a business & commercial centre and home a few popular gay venues.

Tune Hotel Ortigas
Gay-popular hotel.
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Red Planet – Ortigas3 stars

Lot 5, Block 4, Shaw Boulevard, Pasig, Manila | map | distance

8 Good - based on 1306 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Gay-popular hotel. Excellent value. Close to O Bar. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100

The great-value Red Planet Ortigas hotel offers modern rooms in good location, close to O Bar and within easy reach of the gay scene in Pasig.

All non-smoking guest rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen cable TV, en suite bathroom, safe and desk. The hotel has a 24-hour front desk.

No restaurant onsite, but there are many dining options nearby.  The Shaw Boulevard MRT station (about a 10-minute walk) provides easy connections to other parts of Manila.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 04-26-2016

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