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7.8 Very Good
based on 150 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Exclusively gay. Gay sauna onsite, with excellent pool & gym. Popular choice. Free WiFi.
The exclusively gay Club One Seven is set in a traditional Thai-style house overlooking Ping River, about 15 minutes’ drive from city centre.
Guest rooms are en suite and nonsmoking, each featuring a flat screen TV, free WiFi, minibar and private patio with excellent river view. There is a café bar and 24-hour front desk. Club One Seven also offer fully equipped modern suite at the nearby Astra Suite building.
The popular Club One Seven gay sauna has a well-equipped gym, swimming pool with sun terrace, sauna facilities, private cabins and the largest herbal steam room in northern Thailand – open to non-residents, 7 days a week.
based on 174 Agoda reviews
75% off on Agoda
Why this hotel? Gay-owned. Stylish rooms. Great value for money. Free WiFi.
Gay-owned, stylish guesthouse on a quiet street, close to Central Shopping Mall and 15 minutes to the airport. Qi 68, which means “flowing energy”, offers six spacious rooms in a relaxing environment.
Each room features unique, colourful décor, king-sized bed, flat screen satellite TV, air conditioning and free WiFi. The hotel’s lobby has a kitchen with refrigerator and microwave.
Rather conveniently, Qi 68 is just a short walk from the House of Male gay sauna.
based on 7 Agoda reviews
50% off on Agoda
Why this hotel? Gay-owned. Home of Garden Bar & restaurant. Great value. Free WiFi.
This great-value boutique hotel has been welcoming gay guests for many many years. It is home to the Garden Bar, a gay-popular restaurant & bar that serves reasonably priced food & drinks within its lush gardens.
Guest rooms are uniquely decorated and appointed with cable TV, air conditioning, mini fridge and free WiFi. Friendly staff at the 24-hour reception can arrange tours, car/bike rentals, etc.
The location is great, too – a short taxi ride to the Old Town and within walking distance of the gay bars in Changpuak area. Adam’s Apple Club is just across the street.
7.9 Very Good
based on 991 Agoda reviews
35% off on Agoda
Why this hotel? Thai-Lanna style rooms. Easy access to the gay scene. Great value. Free WiFi.
Buri Gallery House offers Thai-Lanna rooms with free WiFi and private balconies in the heart of Old Town, close to some of Chiang Mai’s most famous temples and the popular Sunday Walking Street.
Facilities include an outdoor pool, tropical gardens, spa and restaurant. Free shuttle service from the airport is provided, and sightseeing arrangements can be made at the tour desk.
based on 641 Agoda reviews
59% off on Agoda
Why this hotel? Boutique budget option. Walk to the Night Market. Great value. Free WiFi.
Located within 10 minutes’ walk from the Night Market and several gay massage spas, Mo Rooms offers 12 individually designed rooms inspired by Chinese zodiac signs.
Choose a room that reflects your deeper animal instinct. For the well-endowed, we recommend the Horse room, and for those feeling particularly virile – the Rabbit. For solo travellers, the Rat room may be appropriate.
An excellent budget hotel in this part of town.
9.7 Exceptional, based on 6 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $121 USD. Now $82 USD | click here
9.4 Exceptional, based on 161 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $34 USD. Now $25 USD | click here
9.4 Exceptional, based on 31 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $36 USD. Now $32 USD | click here
9.3 Exceptional, based on 105 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $193 USD. Now $91 USD | click here
9.3 Exceptional, based on 63 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $211 USD. Now $63 USD | click here
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city centre / Old Town
hotels within the historic square moat that surrounds the Old City
tourist-popular area, with many shops, restaurant and a few gay bars
lively area, close to nightlife, gay spas and House of Male sauna
Ping River / riverside
hotels along the bankside or close to the Ping River
based on 149 Agoda reviews
37% off on Agoda
Why this hotel? Riverside location. New hotel. Walk to Night Market. Free WiFi.
An excellent budget hotel for gay travellers. Baan Ing Ping is located along the Ping River, offering 14 modern, well-appointed rooms with nice views, free WiFi, flat screen TV, air conditioning, fridge and private bathroom.
based on 201 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? In the Old Town. Great for sightseeing, shopping & gay nightlife. Free WiFi.
Chic, contemporary B&B in the heart of Old Town, next to the famous Wat Phra Singh temple and walking distance to Chedi Luang temple and the popular Sunday Walking Street.
The SILA offers 10 comfortable rooms with free WiFi, flat screen TV, air conditioning, fridge, en suite bathroom and balcony. Excellent breakfast is served at the café where you can also enjoy drinks and light snacks.
Major tourist sights and gay venues can reached easily by tuk-tuk. For a good massage, we recommend Sanctuary Spa (a 10-minute walk away).