Gay Taipei • Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Taipei is one of Asia’s hottest gay destinations, attracting huge numbers of gay travellers each year. Here’s our list of some of the best hotels for gay guests.

Our top mid-range & budget Taipei hotels are sorted by area:

Ximending / gay village

major shopping hub; home of The Red House gay scene

Zhongxiao Road / Da-an District

city centre; near major tourist sights & shops

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Ximending

Popular shopping & entertainment district and home of Taipei’s main gay scene. Ximending has good transport links, thousands of shops and a large pedestrian street that attracts millions of visitors each month.

Near the gay scene.

No.107, Xiníng South Road, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

8.3 Very Good
based on 3219 Agoda reviews

Inhouse Hotel4 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay scene. Convenient location. Stylish. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2014
Top 25
2015
Top 25
2016
Top 100

Hip designer hotel in the heart of Ximen gay district. The Inhouse offers 60 spacious guest rooms (from 21-50 m²), all with cable flat screen TV, iPhone dock, minibar, en suite bathroom with L’Occitane products.

Its interior design is reminiscent of the famous Taiwanese Red House Theatre from the old days with vibrant colours and luminescent lighting.  The onsite café & restaurant serves Western and Chinese dishes.

Located a 5-minute walk from Ximen MRT station, with night markets just outside the hotel. Great value and good location for The Red House gay scene. A best-selling hotel on Travel Gay Asia.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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1 min to gay bars & Ximen MRT.

No.150, Section 1, Zhonghua Road, Ximending, Taipei | map | distance

8.5 Very Good
based on 3140 Agoda reviews

WESTGATE Hotel4 stars

Why this hotel? 1 min to gay bars & Ximen MRT. Excellent value. Late breakfast. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100
2016
Top 100

Popular on Travel Gay Asia. The modern WESTGATE Hotel is in perfect location, just 1-minute walk to the Ximen MRT station, Café Dalida and other gay bars and shops in and around The Red House.

Unique artwork awaits you in the lobby, but the hotel offers a rather relaxing environment, with a wide choice of rooms to suit most budgets, from ‘cosy’ rooms to 37 m² suites.

All air-conditioned rooms have a comfortable bed, 40″ LCD, iPhone dock, WiFi, minibar and rain shower. WESTGATE has its own gym and self-service laundry and, helpful for late-risers, breakfast is served until 11am.

features bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Near Ximen Station.

Hotel Midtown Richardson4 stars

No.4, Xiushan Street, Zhongzheng District, Taipei | map | distance

7.8 Good - based on 3944 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Near Ximen Station. Great value. Close to gay nightlife. Free WiFi.

Conveniently located for the The Red House gay scene & nightlife, Hotel Midtown Richardson offers value-for-money rooms, just steps away from the Ximen Station and its huge range of shops.

Each en suite, minimalist-styled, modern guest room features free WiFi, air conditioning, flat screen TV, fridge and electric kettle. The hotel offers a a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage service. No restaurant onsite, but plenty of dining options are nearby.

The Ximen MTR provides fast connections other other parts of Taipei. G2 Paradise Café Dalida, Commander and many other gay bars are within 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Modern design.

No. 77, Sec. 2, Wuchang Street, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

8.3 Very Good
based on 2492 Agoda reviews

amba Taipei Ximending4 stars

Why this hotel? Modern design. Great value. Near the gay nightlife. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100

Great value, modern hotel located about 5-minute walk from Ximen MRT Station and 10 minutes from the gay village at The Red House and Huaxi Street night market.

The amba Taipei offers 160 spacious rooms, a restaurant and free WiFi.  All guest rooms are air-conditioned and feature flat screen cable TV, seating area, private bathroom with free toiletries and room slippers.

The hotel serves a daily breakfast buffet. Light snacks and drinks can be enjoyed at the onsite café bar.

features bar, restaurant, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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guest room
Stylish new hotel.
guest bathroom
guest room
lounge and lobby

NO.8 Ln. 96 Kunming Street, Ximending, Taipei | map | distance

8.7 Very Good
based on 131 Agoda reviews

Tango Inn Taipei Ximen3 stars

Why this hotel? Stylish new hotel. Close to the gay nightlife. Free WiFi.

This brand new hotel (opened October 2016) is just a 6 minute walk from Ximen Station and the gay nightlife in the Red House. Modern, chic air-conditioned guestrooms feature comfortable beds, stylish en-suite bathrooms with a walk in shower and free WiFi.

The hotel does not have a restaurant, but there is a stylish guest lounge complete with a snack bar offering sandwiches, fruits, coffee and tea, 24 hours a day, free for guests. Excellent value for money and already proving a popular choice on Travel Gay Asia.

features cafe, free wi-fi (咖啡馆, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Convenient location.

Green World Hotel – Zhonghua3-5 stars

13/F, No.41, Zhonghua Road, Section 1, Zhongzheng District, Taipei | map | distance

8.2 Very Good - based on 2773 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Excellent value. Near the Red House. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 100

The Green World Zhonghua is conveniently located in Ximending, just a 5-minute walk from the Taipei Railway Station and 10 minutes to The Red House gay bars and the best shopping areas in Taipei.

Each modern, en suite guest room has free WiFi, air conditioning, flat screen cable TV, fridge and safe.

The hotel has a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, concierge service and business centre. The onsite restaurant serves very good breakfast buffet. Plenty of local dining options are nearby.

features restaurant, massage, gym, free wi-fi (餐厅, 按摩, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Great location.

Yes Inn Taipei3 stars

No.11, Lane 55, Neijiang Street, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

7.9 Good - based on 951 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Great location. Stylish, small good-value rooms. New hotel. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 100

Yes Inn Taipei is a relatively new hostel in very good location, close to many restaurants and shops, and just a short walk to Ximen metro station and the gay nightlife at The Red House.

Guest rooms are bright and stylish, each featuring a flat screen TV, air conditioning, mini fridge and electric kettle.  Free WiFi is available throughout.

The hostel has a 24-hour front desk and offers luggage storage service.  Sightseeing arrangements and car rentals can be made at the onsite tour desk.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Popular new hotel.

No.68, Yanping S. Road, Ximending, Taipei | map | distance

8.9 Very Good
based on 835 Agoda reviews

Roaders Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Popular new hotel. Easy access to The Red House, gay bars & shops. Free WiFi.

One of the best-selling new hotels in Ximending area. Roaders Hotel is within 10 minutes to gay bars at The Red House, popular shops and Ximen MRT.

Refurbished in 2016, each modern guest room features a comfortable bed, air conditioning, flat screen cable TV, free WiFi, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

The hotel has a 24-hour front desk. Free soft drinks, water, snacks and instant noodles, are available in the lounge 24 hours.

features cafe, free wi-fi (咖啡馆, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Next to The Red House.

Tomorrow Hotel3 stars

No.23, Chengdu Road, Ximending, Taipei | map | distance

7.5 Good - based on 2104 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Next to The Red House. Great for gay nightlife & shopping. Budget option. Free WiFi.

Don’t wait until tomorrow to book this hotel! This excellent budget hotel 明日大飯店 is right next to The Red House gay village, a short walk from Ximen metro station (Exit 6) and the popular shopping district.

Each bright, air-conditioned guest room features free WiFi, flat screen TV, desk, electric kettle with tea-making facilities and an en suite bathroom with free toiletries.

Tours, sightseeing and travel arrangements can e made at the concierge. A daily buffet breakfast is served in the common dining area, but plenty of local restaurants are nearby. You can also use the hotel’s breakfast vouchers at nearby 7Eleven.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Near Ximen metro station.

Hotel Puri Ximen3 stars

No.6, Lane 27, Chengdu Road, Ximending, Taipei | map | distance

7.7 Good - based on 3692 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Near Ximen metro station. Excellent value. Gay-popular. Free WiFi.

An excellent choice for gay travellers. Hotel Puri Ximen is a few minutes’ walk from the Ximen metro station and a short walk to all the shops and gay bars at the Red House.

Each stylish guest room features air conditioning, a 32” flat screen TV, safe and free WiFi. There is a coin-operated laundromat.

The hotel also offers baggage storage and currency exchange services. Excellent value for money.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Close to Red House.

No.168, Sec 1, Zhōnghuá Rd, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

8 Good
based on 1288 Agoda reviews

Burgary Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Close to Red House. Excellent views. Great for shopping. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50

Located next to all the gay bars at The Red House, Burgary Hotel offers stylish rooms & suites, decorated in gold, silver, black and white with features including flat screen TV’s and jacuzzi baths.

Most rooms offer great views of Katagalan Boulevard and Taipei 101. Convenient location for all the Ximen gay venues and shopping and good value for money.

features restaurant, free wi-fi (餐厅, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Boutique budget choice.

Beauty Hotels Taipei – Hotel B63 stars

No.106, Section 2, Wuchang Street, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

7.5 Good - based on 785 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Boutique budget choice. Near the gay bars. Value for money. Free WiFi.

The modern, stylish Hotel B6 offers great-value rooms in an excellent location, less than a 10-minute walk from The Red House gay quarter, Ximen MRT station, major department stores and cinemas in the area.

Each compact, en suite room features comfortable beds, large LCD TV, in-room safe, free minibar, free WiFi internet access and shower.

A complimentary Western and Asia buffet breakfast is served every morning.

features restaurant, free wi-fi (餐厅, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Walk to gay bars.

No.54, Section 2, Hankou Street, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

7.3 Good
based on 3943 Agoda reviews

Go Sleep Hotel Hankou3 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Great value. Popular budget choice. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2014
Top 100
2015
Top 100
2016
Top 100

Very popular choice on Travel Gay Asia. The Go Sleep Hankou is just a short walk from all the gay bars and trendy shopping areas around the famous Red House.

The hotel offers spacious, bright and comfortable rooms, each with flat screen TV and en suite bathroom with either shower or bath tub and free WiFi.

Go Sleep has an onsite restaurant, laundry service, elevator and 24-hour front desk.

features cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi (咖啡馆, 餐厅, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Stylish & affordable.

10F, No.72, Section 2, Wuchang Street, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

8.1 Very Good
based on 2052 Agoda reviews

SWIIO Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Stylish & affordable. Near The Red House. Gay-popular. Free WiFi.

A newer addition to the Ximending area that has already proven popular with gay tourists – located just few blocks away from gay bars at The Red House quarter.

The modern and stylish SWIIO Hotel has relatively small en suite rooms but offers excellent value for money, LCD TV and free WiFi.

The SWIIO does not have its own restaurant, but there are plenty of places to eat nearby. Self-service laundry machines available.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Walk to The Red House.

No.82, Zhōnghuá Road, Section 1, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

7.5 Good
based on 1308 Agoda reviews

Wonstar Hotel Ximen I3 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to The Red House. Excellent value. Convenient location. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100

The great-value Wonstar Hotel is located within walking distance of The Red House gay village and the Ximen metro station, and surrounded by shopping and dining choices.

Like many hotels here, the standard rooms are quite small and the cheapest are windowless.  If you are a size queen, then go for a Deluxe Room that offers more space and a view. WiFi is free, and a Taiwanese breakfast is served daily.

If this hotel is fully booked, then consider Wonstar II Hotel which is just one street away.

features restaurant, free wi-fi (餐厅, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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New budget choice.

Inn Cube – Ximen2 stars

8/F No.45, Section 2, Hankou Street, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

7.7 Good - based on 520 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? New budget choice. Great location. Walk to The Red House. Free WiFi.

Popular, new budget choice for Ximending.  This smart-value hostel is located a short walk from the gay bars at The Red House, Ximen MRT station and all the shops in the area.

The Inn Cube features clean, basic rooms and dorms with shared bathrooms.  The rooms are air-conditioned and have cable TV and free WiFi.

There is a 24-hour front desk.  No restaurant onsite, but  there are many dining options are nearby.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Zhongxiao Road / Da-an District

Zhongxiao is a major road that runs through Taipei.  Its central sections, located within Da-an district, are lined with huge shopping complexes, entertainment & nightlife options and gay-popular venues.

Next to the metro.

Vendome Hotel3 stars

12F, No.197, Sec 4, Zhongxiao E Rd, Da-an District, Taipei | map | distance

7.2 Good - based on 2869 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Next to the metro. Excellent value. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2014
Top 50
2015
Top 100

We like the dark, masculine feel of Vendome Hotel that is located in the heart of Taipei’s shopping district and just steps from the Zhongxiao Dunhua metro station.

A great mid-range hotel if you are in town for a few days to do a bit of shopping and sightseeing. The area has lots of places to eat, including a 24-hour sushi restaurant if you fancy a little something late at night.

If you need a massage, YF Spa and Prime Spa are nearby. Gay bars at The Red House quarter takes about 20 minutes by taxi.

features restaurant, free wi-fi (餐厅, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Great for shopping & nightlife.

Vendome East Inn3 stars

8F, No.209, Section 4, Zhongxiao East Road, Taipei | map | distance

7.4 Good - based on 814 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Great for shopping & nightlife. Near the MRT. Free WiFi. Free WiFi.

A great budget option if you are in town for shopping.

Vendome East Inn offers clean, modern, comfortable rooms, just a couple of minutes’ walk from the MRT station, department stores, YF Spa and many restaurants and cafés.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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other areas in central Taipei

These hotels in other central districts of Taipei are proved popular and have easy access to tourist sights, transportation links, shopping in Ximen and The Red House gay nightlife.

Great for shopping.

No.297, Sec 5, Zhongxiao E Rd, Xinyi District, Taipei | map | distance

8.2 Very Good
based on 1157 Agoda reviews

The Tango Hotel Taipei – XinYi4 stars

Why this hotel? Great for shopping. Popular with gay guests. Convenient location. Free WiFi.

Located in a trendy area on Zhongxiao East Road, The Tango XinYi is great for gay shoppers. Some of Taipei’s best department stores are within walking distance, as are the Taipei 101 tower and metro stations.

Guest rooms are tastefully furnished, each featuring a flat screen TV, DVD player, whirlpool bathtub & Hansgrohe facilities and fridge. Mineral water and soft drinks are complimentary.

Each floor provides hot/cold water and ice machines. Computer stations, free coffee, fruit and snacks available at the lobby lounge. Breakfast buffet includes both Asian & Western food.

features cafe, gym, free wi-fi (咖啡馆, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Near metro station.

The Tango Hotel Taipei – NanShi4 stars

No.3, Nanjing West Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei | map | distance

8.6 Very Good - based on 881 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Near metro station. Stylish design. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

The Tango Hotel has features you would normally associate with a more expensive hotel, such as ambient lighting, automatic Japanese toilets, rain showers, spa hot tubs and luxury toiletries.

The NanShi branch is located just a few steps from the entrance to the Zhongshan metro station, providing easy access to other parts of Taipei city and gay scene.

Its sister branch The Tango Hotel Taipei – XinYi is also worth considering.

features bar, restaurant, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Convenient location.

Brother Hotel4 stars

No.255, Nanjing East Road, Section 3, Zhongshan District, Taipei | map | distance

8.2 Very Good - based on 1375 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Next to the metro. Value for money. Free WiFi.

Located in Taipei’s commercial district, next to Nanjing Fuxing metro station and a 2-minute walk from the Taipei Arena, Brother Hotel offers great-value rooms in convenient location.

The nearby metro provides easy access to other parts of Taipei, or you can take a short taxi ride to popular places like the Taipei 101 or The Red House gay village.

Guest rooms feature flat screen cable TV, work desk, and tea & coffee maker. The hotel has several dining options onsite, and the bakery downstairs is recommended.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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