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.

view of Malate in Metro Manila

Our top Manila hotel choices for 2018 are sorted by area:

Malate / Ermita

tourist-popular districts; Manila's main gay scene

Makati

upmarket district with shops, boutiques & luxury hotels

Quezon City

Metro Manila's largest city; home of several gay venues

Pasig / Mandaluyong

home of the Ortigas Center, located east of Manila city


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Malate / Ermita

Manila’s centre for commerce, entertainment, nightlife and gay bar scene. These hotels in Malate, Ermita (and Pasay City) are centrally located and offer a great base to explore the city and its Old Town.

Close to Malate gay scene.

1740 A Mabini St, Malate, Manila | map | distance

7.6 Very Good
based on 6431 Agoda reviews

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Red Planet Mabini Malate3 stars

Why this hotel? Close to Malate gay scene. Value for money. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 25
2016
Top 25
2017
Top 25

One of our top-selling hotels in Mani. The Red Planet Mabini Malate (formerly “Ermita”) offers great-value rooms in great location, halfway between Roxas Blvd & Manila Bay and gay nightlife in Che’lu.

Guest 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 several locations in Manila. Another gay-popular branch is the Red Planet Makati.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 11-09-2017

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Waterfront views.

Roxas Blvd (corner Dr J Quintos St), Malate, Manila | map | distance

8.3 Excellent
based on 2619 Agoda reviews

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Diamond Hotel Philippines5 stars

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 have free WiFi, flat screen TV, minibar, sitting area. Suites have separate living areas.

The Diamond is within walking distance of the main shopping areas, restaurants, nightlife and tourist attractions. Che’lu and other gay-popular venues in Malate are also nearby.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 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: 11-09-2017

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Walk to gay bars.

M Adriatico corner Malvar St, Malate, Manila | map | distance

8.6 Excellent
based on 2004 Agoda reviews

Pan Pacific Manila5 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Spacious 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: 04-09-2017

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Central location.

CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd Brgy. 76, Manila | map | distance

8.3 Excellent
based on 3068 Agoda reviews

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Sofitel Philippine Manila Plaza5 stars

Why this hotel? Central location. Excellent pool & dining. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

A great option for sightseeing and shopping in Manila. The Sofitel Philippine Plaza, located off Roxas Blvd, offers views of Manila Bay and is within easy access of tourist sights and Malate nightlife.

Modern, en suite guest rooms feature air conditioning, cable TV, electronic safe, minibar, private balcony. A 24-hour room service is available.

You can enjoy dining at the excellent onsite restaurants, relax by the large pool and enjoy the sauna and spa facilities at Le SPA. A popular hotel on Travel Gay Asia.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, gym, jacuzzi, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 桑拿, 阳台, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | updated: 11-09-2017

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Easy access to the gay scene.

Newport Blvd, Newport City, Pasay City, Manila | map | distance

8.4 Excellent
based on 1341 Agoda reviews

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Belmont Hotel Manila4 stars

Why this hotel? Easy access to the gay scene. Excellent pool. Great value. Free WiFi.

The Belmont Manila has an excellent location in Pasay City, in the heart of Resorts World Manila, a 15-minute drive from Makati CBD, and even closer to King Machette gay bar and Club Bath Philippines gay sauna.

Each en suite, air-conditioned guest room features a flat screen TV, minibar, safe and free WiFi. The rooms also offer views of the garden and/or the city. Free airport shuttle service is provided.

We like the Belmont’s rooftop outdoor pool with jacuzzi. There is also a gym as well as steam room and sauna facilities. In-house dining is available, or you can try many local restaurants nearby.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 桑拿, 阳台, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | updated: 24-07-2017

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Apartment style.

Birch Tower Condominium, 1622 J Bocobo St, Malate, Manila | map | distance

7.8 Very Good
based on 1215 Agoda reviews

Regency Grand Suites3 stars

Why this hotel? Apartment style. Excellent views. Close to the gay nightlife. Free WiFi.

Regency Grand Suites offers modern studios and suites with ocean views, an indoor pool and a gym. A great-value hotel in Malate, close to tourist sights, Robinsons Place mall and the gay nightlife.

Each suite features a kitchenette with microwave & fridge, flat screen TV, safe and tea & coffee-making facilities. The rooms enjoy beautiful views of the city or the Manila Bay.

features swimming pool, sauna, gym, free wi-fi (游泳池, 桑拿, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | updated: 05-07-2017

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Makati

Located in the heart of Metro Manila. Makati is known for its multicultural lifestyle, high-end boutiques, large shopping malls and luxury hotels.

In the heart of Makati.

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

8.9 Excellent
based on 1264 Agoda reviews

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The Peninsula Manila5 stars

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: 05-07-2017

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Central location.

Ayala Center, Makati, Manila | map | distance

8.3 Excellent
based on 5437 Agoda reviews

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Dusit Thani Manila5 stars

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 & suites, 3 restaurants, outdoor pool, well-equipped DFiT gym and 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: 05-07-2017

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Next to Greenbelt mall.

Esperanza St, Ayala Center, Makati, Manila | map | distance

8.5 Excellent
based on 2852 Agoda reviews

New World Makati Hotel5 stars

Why this hotel? Next to Greenbelt mall. Great pool & dining. Free WiFi.

An excellent luxury option in the heart of Makati City. The 5-star New World Hotel has an impressive range of facilities including a large outdoor swimming pool, gym, spa and several restaurants.

The hotel is located next to Greenbelt shopping mall, Glorietta complex and SM Makati, with some of the best restaurants and cafés nearby.

Other 5-star hotels in this area that are worth considering:  Fairmont Makati and Raffles Makati Hotel.

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: 05-07-2017

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Excellent value.

7829 Makati Avenue, Manila | map | distance

7.5 Very Good
based on 5206 Agoda reviews

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The A. Venue Hotel3-5 stars

Why this hotel? Excellent value. Great pool & gym. Near TIME gay club. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100
2016
Top 100

The popular A. Venue Hotel (formerly “Best Western Plus Antel”) offers great-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 dock.

The A. Venue 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: 04-04-2017

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Modern apartments.

119 LP Leviste St, Makati, Manila | map | distance

8.6 Excellent
based on 1956 Agoda reviews

The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences3-5 stars

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: 05-07-2017

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Popular choice.

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

7.6 Very Good
based on 6397 Agoda reviews

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Red Planet Makati3 stars

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

Most booked 2015
Top 100
2017
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, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 铺子, 免费无线上网) | updated: 24-07-2017

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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.

Close to gay scene.

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

8 Excellent
based on 1991 Agoda reviews

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Red Planet Timog Quezon City3 stars

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

Most booked 2016
Top 100
2017
Top 100

Formerly ‘Tune Hotel’, the great-value contemporary Red Planet has a good location in Quezon City, close to the train station, Club ADONIS and The One 690 gay bar.

This 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: 05-07-2017

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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.

Excellent value.

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

8.1 Excellent
based on 2166 Agoda reviews

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Red Planet Ortigas3 stars

Why this hotel? Excellent value. Close to O Bar and Pasig gay scene. 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 local 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: 05-07-2017

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