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 hotel recommendations sorted by area:

Malate / Manila city

the heart of Metro Manila and the city's main gay scene

Makati

financial district and home of the upmarket gay community

Quezon City

Philippines' most populous area where several gay venues are located

Pasig / Mandaluyong

commercial cities and home of the gay-popular Ortigas Center

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Malate / Manila city

Malate is a district located at the southend of Manila city.  The city’s gay main nightlife venues are centred near the intersection of Maria Y. Orosa St and Julio Nakpil St.  Other attractions include Roxas Boulevard and Manila Bay.

Waterfront views.
Diamond Hotel
Diamond Hotel
Diamond Hotel
Diamond Hotel

Diamond Hotel5 stars

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

8.3 Very Good based on 2002 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Waterfront views. Large rooms. Near the gay nightlife.

Located on the famous Roxas Boulevard, the luxurious Diamond Hotel features 485 rooms with huge windows and excellent views of the bay or city landscape.

A great base from which to explore Manila.  The hotel is within easy walking distance of major landmarks, shopping centres, museums, parks as well as the gay bars around Maria Y. Orosa and Julio Nakpil Street.

Popular choice.

Features: bar, cafe, restaurant, internet access, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 互联网, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 温泉池, 健身房, 温泉) | Updated: 04-03-2015

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Walk to the bars.
Pan Pacific Manila
Pan Pacific Manila
Pan Pacific Manila
Pan Pacific Manila

Pan Pacific Manila5 stars

M. Adriatico corner General Malvar St., Malate, Manila | map

8.5 Very Good based on 1329 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Walk to the bars. Comfortable rooms. Excellent gym.

The Pan Pacific is located in the historical and cultural district of Manila as well as being just a couple of blocks from main gay scene in Malate.

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, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 按摩, 阳台, 温泉池, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 04-29-2015

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Historic hotel.
Manila Hotel
Manila Hotel
Manila Hotel
Manila Hotel

Manila Hotel5 stars

0913, One Rizel Park 2, Manila Bay, Manila | map

8.6 Very Good based on 490 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Historic hotel. Excellent service. Luxury choice.

A Philippines landmark in its own right.  Manila Hotel was originally developed as part of a 1898 urban plan for Manila.  During World War II, it was home to General Douglas MacArthur.

In more recent years, the hotel has had numerous famous guests including Bob Hope, Marlon Brando, Senator Robert Kennedy, Charlton Heston, John Wayne and Vice President Richard Nixon.

Today, there are many newer and more luxurious hotel choices, but the Manila offers a heritage, style and charm that others cannot match.

The hotel sits on Manila Bay which is just north of Malate district and close enough to the main gay scene.

Features: bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 按摩, 阳台, 温泉池, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 04-29-2015

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Best seller.
Tune Hotel – Ermita
Tune Hotel – Ermita
Tune Hotel – Ermita
Tune Hotel – Ermita

Tune Hotel – Ermita3 stars

1740 A. Mabini Street, Malate, Manila | map

7.6 Good based on 4065 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Best seller. Value for money. Close to the nightlife.

Most Booked 2014
Top 50
2015
Top 25

A very popular choice on Travel Gay Asia. The vibrant Tune Hotel offers excellent-value rooms in perfect location, halfway between Roxas Boulevard along Manila Bay and the gay bars and clubs in Malate.

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.

The hotel has another branch in Makati city – Tune Hotel Makati.

Features: internet access (互联网) | Updated: 06-15-2015

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Apartment style.
1775 Adriatico Suites
1775 Adriatico Suites
1775 Adriatico Suites
1775 Adriatico Suites

1775 Adriatico Suites3 stars

1775 Interior M. Adriatico, Malate, Manila | map

7.6 Good based on 116 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Apartment style. Excellent staff. Close to gay nightlife.

1775 Adratico suites offers affordable apartment-style rooms, just a few steps from the gay scene and some of the best gay bars 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.

Located a 10-minute walk from Pedro Gil LRT Station and less than 10 minutes from the famous Baywalk along Roxas Boulevard.

The hotel provides a free pickup service from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (a 45-minute drive away).

Features: free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | Updated: 04-29-2015

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Makati

The financial and entertainment centre of the Philippines and one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. Makati is known for its multicultural lifestyle, large shopping centres, luxury hotels and upmarket gay community.

Luxury option.
The Peninsula Manila
The Peninsula Manila
The Peninsula Manila
The Peninsula Manila

The Peninsula Manila5 stars

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

8.9 Very Good based on 664 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Luxury option. Great for shopping. Top-rated.

The Peninsula was one of the original luxury hotels to open in Manila.  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 commercial and shopping area of Metro Manila.

A bit further away from the gay scene in Malate, but still a great base from which to explore the city.

Features: bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 温泉池, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 05-02-2015

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Central location.
Dusit Thani Manila Hotel
Dusit Thani Manila Hotel
Dusit Thani Manila Hotel
Dusit Thani Manila Hotel

Dusit Thani Manila Hotel5 stars

Ayala Center, Makati, Manila | map

8.3 Very Good based on 3768 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Central location. Great for shopping. Gay-popular.

The Dusit Thani Manila is located in the heart of Philippines’ premier financial district, Makati, next to other 5-star hotels like InterContinental ManilaAscott Makati and Makati Shangri-La Hotel.

It offers 538 luxurious rooms and suites, 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, a well-equipped gym called DFiT and the world-class Devarana Spa.

Free WiFi is available in all rooms.  Some rooms benefit from Executive Club lounge access which offers free drinks and snacks.

The hotel is right next to Ayala MRT station which 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: 05-02-2015

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Convenient location.
New World Makati Hotel
New World Makati Hotel
New World Makati Hotel
New World Makati Hotel

New World Makati Hotel5 stars

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

8.4 Very Good based on 2171 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Convenient location. Excellent pool & facilities.

An excellent luxury choice for the Makati area.  The 5-star New World Makati has a wide range of facilities including an outdoor swimming pool, gym, spa and several restaurants.

The hotel is a 10-minute walk from greenbelt area of Ayala Center and Glorietta shopping complexes, and there is a great selection of restaurants and cafés nearby.

Other nearby hotels include Fairmont Makati Hotels & Resorts 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: 05-02-2015

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

Best Western Plus Antel Hotel4 stars

7829 Makati Avenue, Manila | map

7.5 Good based on 3538 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Excellent value. Great facilities. Central location.

Most Booked 2015
Top 100

A popular choice for the Makati area, just minutes from the best shopping malls including Century City Mall and Glorietta Mall (free shuttle service provided).

The Best Western Plus Antel offers suites in 3 different towers. Each well-appointed suite features a kitchenette, work desk, separate living area, walk-in shower, flat screen TV, DVD player, iPod docking station.

The hotel has a restaurant, a café, two gyms, a pool and a spa with sauna, steam room and jacuzzi.

Features: cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi (咖啡馆, 餐厅, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 温泉池, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 06-15-2015

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Modern rooms.
The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences
The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences
The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences
The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences

The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences3-5 stars

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

8.5 Very Good based on 1208 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Modern rooms. Great value. Boutique option.

An affordable alternative to the nearby Fraser Place Manila.  This serviced apartment-styled hotel is conveniently located in Makati central business district surrounded by shops, restaurants, 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.  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: 05-02-2015

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Popular choice.
Tune Hotel – Makati
Tune Hotel – Makati
Tune Hotel – Makati
Tune Hotel – Makati

Tune Hotel – Makati3 stars

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

7.5 Good based on 3530 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Popular choice. Centrally located. Excellent value.

Most Booked 2015
Top 100

The gay-popular, great-value Tune Hotel is located in Makati Central Business District, with plenty of bars, bistros and restaurants nearby.

It 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.

The hotel has a café bar and provides luggage storage service and computer stations at the 24-hour front desk.

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: 06-15-2015

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Budget option.
Hotel Celeste
Hotel Celeste
Hotel Celeste
Hotel Celeste

Hotel Celeste3 stars

2 San Lorenzo Drive (corner of Arnaiz Avenue), Makati, Manila | map

8.5 Very Good based on 289 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Budget option. Quiet rooms. Good location.

Located near Makati City’s Greenbelt and Glorietta shopping centers, Hotel Celeste offers an excellent alternative to bigger and more expensive luxury hotels in the area.

This European-style boutique hotel offers 30 cosy, beautifully designed rooms, each of which has a flat screen TV, iPod dock, minibar, safe, coffee & tea maker and free WiFi.  Some rooms have a kitchenette.

The rooftop deck with hot tub offers views of Makati City.  Hotel Celeste has its own restaurant and bar, but plenty of other choices are nearby.  The Ayala MRT station is about a 10-minute walk away.

Features: bar, cafe, restaurant, massage, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 按摩, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 05-02-2015

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Quezon City

The most populous city in the Philippines and the largest city in Metro Manila by land area. Quezon City is also home of the upmarket gay crowd and several gay venues.

Popular hotel.
Tune Hotel – Quezon City
Tune Hotel – Quezon City
Tune Hotel – Quezon City
Tune Hotel – Quezon City

Tune Hotel – Quezon City3 stars

100 Timog Avenue, Quezon City, Manila | map

8.0 Good based on 920 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Popular hotel. Modern rooms. Best value.

One of the best-known brands in Manila.  The Tune Hotel Quezon City branch is an excellent budget choice if you’re planning to stay in this area.

This non-smoking hotel offers 140 modern 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.

Located a 10-minute walk from Kamuning MRT station, allowing easy access to other parts of the city.

Features: free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | Updated: 05-02-2015

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Pasig / Mandaluyong

These two urbanised cities in Metro Manila are home to the Ortigas Center, a business and commercial centre and the area’s main attraction.

Budget option.
Tune Hotel – Ortigas
Tune Hotel – Ortigas
Tune Hotel – Ortigas
Tune Hotel – Ortigas

Tune Hotel – Ortigas3 stars

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

8.0 Good based on 892 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel: Budget option. Convenient location. Gay-popular.

Most Booked 2015
Top 100

The good-value Tune Hotel Ortigas offers basic, modern rooms in great location, close to O Bar and other gay venues in Pasig City.

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: 06-15-2015

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