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These hotels are just a short walk from the gay bars & clubs in Neil Road and Pagoda Street in Chinatown. This area has a huge choice of restaurants and close to Marina, Clarke Quay and Orchard Road.
50 Keong Saik Road, Chinatown/Tiong Bahru | map
7.7 Good based on 379 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Gay-popular. Boutique option. Near the gay scene.
A firm favourite with gay tourists, having earned its credentials as a very gay-friendly hotel by sponsoring the Gay Nation parties a few years back. The fact that Hotel 1929 is located just a short walk from many of the most popular gay bars also helps.
Each room is has its own unique retro styling. There are two special suites that come with outdoor baths set in tropical roof gardens. Like many other hotels in Chinatown, the rooms are relatively compact but fully equipped with a flat screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, mini fridge, free WiFi. Very affordable.
55 Keong Saik Road, Chinatown/Tiong Bahru | map
7.7 Good based on 223 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Stylish boutique hotel. Close to the gay scene.
One of Singapore’s newest boutique hotels, located within a building that was originally constructed in 1858. Formally known as “The Saff”, Naumi Liora is ideally located in the heart of Chinatown, just moments away from all the gay bars, clubs and saunas on Neil Road and Pagoda Street and a huge choice of cafés and restaurants.
The multi-million-dollar renovations in 2012 have seen the 79 rooms and suites completely refreshed and revamped. We particularly like the restyled Porch Rooms that have a secret garden and premium amenities including a Nespresso coffee machine and free WiFi.
The hotel has its own 24-hour fitness room with the latest cardiovascular equipment and a nibbles bar in the lobby, offering 24-hour access to complimentary treats and snacks.
31-37 Bukit Pasoh Road, Chinatown/Tiong Bahru | map
8.1 Very Good based on 257 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Unique rooms. Boutique choice. Near the gay scene.
This stylish, slightly funky boutique hotel has 30 uniquely themed rooms, some of which feature outdoor bathtubs! We love the Nespresso coffee machine, Kiehl’s products in the bathroom, complimentary soft drinks and great buffet breakfast. Whilst the standard rooms are relatively compact, they are also great value for money. Friendly and efficient service. New Majestic is located in Chinatown, just a couple of minutes’ walk from the gay bars, clubs and saunas in and around Neil Road.
33 Erskine Road, Chinatown/Tiong Bahru | map
8.1 Very Good based on 842 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Boutique choice. Stylish design. Near the gay scene.
One of the first ’boutique luxury’ hotels to open in Singapore. A cool $45 million was spent converting a row of 1860′s shop houses and an 1924 art deco building into a rather bold and daring hotel. Today, narrow corridors wind through the building to sumptuously designed rooms with names such as ‘Swank’, ‘Opulent’, ‘Passion’ and ‘Lavish’. Rooms are smaller than average (from 15 to 30 m²) but have very comfortable beds and free WiFi. The Scarlet has a small gym with free weights and an open-air rooftop restaurant & bar.
81 Anson Road, Chinatown/Tiong Bahru | map
7.9 Good based on 2095 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Convenient & quiet. Large rooms. Near the gay scene.
The contemporary-styled M Hotel is billed as a business hotel. However, even business hotels don’t like empty rooms, particularly at the weekends, so it’s worth checking to see what offers are available. The rooms are amongst the most spacious in Singapore and feature LCD TV’s and WiFi internet (chargeable or free depending on the rate). The hotel has its own reasonably well-equipped gym, pool and spa.
Location-wise, the M Hotel is just outside Chinatown and a 10-minute walk from the gay bars & clubs on Neil Road. Nearest MRT: Tanjong Pagar (200 m)
333 New Bridge Road, Chinatown/Tiong Bahru | map
7.7 Good based on 167 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: New! Fabulous location. Next to MRT. Near Chinatown.
A brand new 4-star hotel located directly next to Outram Park MRT Station offering fast connections to pretty much everywhere in Singapore – and just a few steps from some of the best gay nightlife in the city.
The Dorsett features a 30m outdoor pool, gym and an all-day restaurant serving breakfast and international dishes. All rooms are non-smoking and feature free WiFi, 40″ flat screen TV, iPod dock and minibar. Some rooms also have a private balcony.
Dance club Taboo and Tantic bar are within stumbling distance. The historic Chinatown (with its fabulous collection of gay saunas and spa’s) is a 10-minute walk. Clarke Quay and the popular Orchard Street shopping are also nearby.
231 Outram Road, Chinatown / Tiong Bahru | map
8.3 Very Good based on 449 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Contemporary design. Well-equipped room. Excellent bar.
We like the oddly-named Wangz Hotel. Why? Because a hotel that invests in Sealy Posturepedic beds, covers them with luxurious cotton linens and a goose feather down duvet, and offers you a choice of pillows, then you can be pretty darn sure of a good night’s sleep.
We also like the stylish, almost quirky, art deco architectural design of the building and the beautiful, contemporary rooms that feature free WiFi, 37-inch flat screen TV, universal power sockets, DVD player, iPod dock, tea & coffee facilities and in-room safe. The bathrooms have rain showers and Molton Brown amenities.
Location-wise, Wangz is just a 15-minute walk from the bars, clubs and saunas in and around Neil Road (or just a couple of minutes on a bus (there’s a stop right outside the hotel).
15 Hoe Chiang Road, Chinatown/Tiong Bahru | map
7.8 Good based on 89 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Groovy boutique hotel Unique design. Near the gay scene.
If Austin Powers was on a mission in Singapore, this is where he would stay. Klapsons is a totally groovy boutique hotel offering just 17 rooms.
Your experience at Klapsons starts by entering the orb like reception pod to check in, after which you are shown to your selected room or suite.
Each guest room has bespoke fittings and furniture including full-length mirrors (essential for Mr. Powers and the modern-day queen), colour-changing LED lights, ‘open concept’ rain showers and, in some, an outdoor jacuzzi. These totally chic rooms have all the goodies we love, such as Sealy mattress, goose down pillows and Nespresso coffee machine.
Location-wise, Klapsons is just a few minutes’ walk from all the Neil Road gay bars and clubs and 5-10 minutes to the rest of Chinatown.
1 Gopeng Street, Chinatown/Tiong Bahru | map
8.4 Very Good based on 137 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Close to the nightlife. New hotel in convenient location.
Great-value, new hotel near Chinatown and the main gay bars on Neil Road. Carlton City features an outdoor pool with sun deck, a modern gym, an all-day dining restaurant and a bar with wonderful views from the 29th floor. Each stylish guest room is equipped with posturepedic mattress, 40″ satellite TV, rain shower and free WiFi.
The hotel is conveniently located, just a 2-minute walk from Tanjong Pagar MRT station and 1 km from the Marina Bay area.
Bugis district is located just to the east of the city center and has hundreds of shops, restaurants and several promenades. Little India is the center for the large Indian community and one of the most vibrant places to visit in Singapore. Hotels in these areas are also popular with gay travelers as they are still reasonably close to the gay scene in Chinatown.
2 Dickson Road, Little India | map
8.1 Very Good based on 414 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Unique & fun. Boutique option in Little India.
Wanderlust promotes itself as a “totally experimental boutique hotel that is set to draw madcap voyagers”. The styling of its four themed floors and 29 relatively small rooms (15-19 m²) was undertaken by four award-winning Singapore design agencies – and they have certainly come up with something unique!
Each guest room features a posturepedic bed, LCD TV, rain shower, Shanghai Tang amenities, complimentary drinks in the fridge, air conditioning, free WiFi and a Nespresso coffee machine. Wunderlust has its own Cocotte restaurant that serves unpretentious French cuisine, but you are really spoilt for choice when it comes to dining and drinking in this busy Little India district.
170 Bencoolen Street, Bugis | map
7.9 Good based on 4396 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Value for money. Modern rooms. Popular choice.
The award-winning Ibis Singapore offers comfort and great value for money. The contemporary-styled rooms have comfortable beds, bay windows, 3-meter high ceilings and free WiFi.
The Ibis on Bencoolen is within walking distance of City Hall and Orchard Road shopping. The nearby Bugis MRT station is just three stops to Outram Park and all the gay bars & clubs on Neil Road and Chinatown area. Even closer are Keybox gay sauna and Hercules Club - both within walking distance.
101 Jalan Sultan, Bugis | map
7.7 Good based on 158 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Charming building. Excellent bar. Boutique option.
This charming boutique hotel was converted from traditional Singaporean shop houses. Many of the original features have been retained including tall columns, arches and full-shutter windows to represent classic Singapore architecture. All 64 rooms and suites at The Sultan are beautifully decorated and feature modern wooden furnishings, flat screen TV, iPod docking station, electric kettle, free WiFi and free local calls. There is a bar and a restaurant onsite.
Located in the heart of lively Kampong Glam, the hotel is just a 10-minute walk from Bugis Village and a 10-minute drive from Orchard Road. Buses stop right in front of the hotel, and Lavender MRT station is only a short walk away which means that you can easily reach the gay scene in Chinatown.
769 North Bridge Road, Bugis | map
7.4 Good based on 191 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Convenient location. Great value. Near Keybox gay sauna.
Hotel Clover’s minimalist design will appeal to many gay travellers Each of its 27 cozy rooms features flat screen TV, personal safe, free WiFi and free local calls, and the suites have an outdoor hot tub. The hotel does not have a restaurant, but there is a great selection of local and Middle Eastern restaurants nearby.
Location-wise, Hotel Clover is a 7-minute walk from Bugis MRT Station and 15-minute walk to Little India. The nightlife at Clarke Quay and Orchard Road shopping are both 10 minutes’ drive way. The popular gay sauna Keybox is just across the road from the hotel. Great value for money.
23 Merchant Road, Clarke Quay/Riverside | map
8.0 Good based on 2255 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Great atmosphere. Modern design. Excellent staff.
Park Regis is one of the best hotels in its class in terms of overall quality, atmosphere and service. Each modern guest room features high-tech amenities, floor-to-ceiling windows, 42″ flat screen TV and free wired internet access. The hotel has its own gym, a nice outdoor pool, and a restaurant that serves a variety of local and international cuisine.
Location-wise, the hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Clarke Quay MRT station and within easy access to dining & entertainment options in Chinatown as well as the gay nightlife.
3 Nanson Road, Clarke Quay / Riverside | map
7.7 Good based on 5102 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Popular choice. Loft rooms. Modern design.
The popular Studio M Hotel (managed by the Millennium group) is located along Robertson Quay, just a 10-minute walk from Clarke Quay MRT train station. Designed to be sophisticated yet edgy, the hotel uses clean lines and a subtle colour scheme.
The hotel offers contemporary-styled loft rooms with flat screen TV, a minibar, safety deposit box and tea & coffee maker. Guests can use hotel’s 25-meter lap pool, an open-air gym and spa. The alfresco restaurant “Také” serves tapas and cocktails, while the “Malted Milk Bar” specializes in gourmet pizzas and a great selection of beers.
Studio M is a 10-minute drive from Orchard Road and 30-minute drive from Changi International Airport. The gay nightlife in Singapore’s Chinatown can be reached within 10 minutes.
77A River Valley Road, Clarke Quay/Riverside | map
7.9 Good based on 1459 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Great for Salvation parties. River views. Superb dining.
Planning a Sunday night at Salvation? If so, the Novotel Clarke Quay could not be any more convenient, as it is just a few minutes’ walk from the dance floor to your bedroom. Handy if you have a date in town!
But this is not the only reason for giving the Novotel a serious consideration. This riverside hotel is strategically located near the prime shopping area of Orchard Road and the entertainment hub of Clarke Quay. The nearest MRT and Central Shopping Mall are just moments away. Gay bars, saunas and spas in and around Chinatown are also comfortably within walking distance.