Gay Taipei • Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Taipei is one of Asia’s hottest gay destinations, attracting huge numbers of gay travellers each year.

Our top mid-range & budget Taipei hotels for 2018 are sorted by area:

Ximending / gay village

major shopping hub; home of The Red House gay scene

Zhongxiao Road / Da-an District

near major tourist sights & shops

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Ximending

Taipei’s main shopping & entertainment district and home to The Red House gay bars. Ximending has good transport links via Ximen Station and a pedestrian street with thousands of shops.

Near the gay scene.

107 Xining South Rd, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

8.3 Excellent
based on 3427 Agoda reviews

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Inhouse Hotel4 stars

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

Most booked 2015
Top 25
2016
Top 100
2017
Top 25

This hip designer Inhouse enjoys a great location in the heart of Ximen gay district. Its interior design is reminiscent of the famous Taiwanese Red House Theatre from the old days with vibrant colours and luminescent lighting.

Inhouse offers 60 large guest rooms (21-50 m²), with cable flat screen TV, iPhone dock, minibar, private bathroom with L’Occitane products. The café & restaurant serves Western and Chinese food.

Located just a 5-minute walk away from Ximen MRT station, with night markets nearby. The hotel’s great location near The Red House gay quarter makes it a popular choice 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: 14-10-2017

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Near Ximen Station.

No 4, Xiushan St, Zhongzheng Dist, Taipei | map | distance

7.9 Very Good
based on 6244 Agoda reviews

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Hotel Midtown Richardson4 stars

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

Most booked 2017
Top 50

Conveniently located near The Red House gay scene and 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 has 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. Café Dalida, Commander and many other gay bars at The Red House are within 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 11-10-2017

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1 min to gay bars & Ximen MRT.

No 150, Sect 1, Zhonghua Rd, Ximending, Taipei | map | distance

8.5 Excellent
based on 3754 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
2017
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: 11-10-2017

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Modern design.

77 Wuchang St, Sec 2, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

8.3 Excellent
based on 2794 Agoda reviews

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amba Taipei Ximending4 stars

Why this hotel? Modern design. Great value. Near the gay bars scene. 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: 01-10-2017

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Convenient location.

13/F, 41 Zhonghua Rd, Sec 1, Zhongzheng District, Taipei | map | distance

8.2 Excellent
based on 3512 Agoda reviews

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Green World Hotel – Zhonghua3-5 stars

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 and concierge service. 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: 13-10-2017

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Walk to The Red House.

46 Kunming St, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

8.1 Excellent
based on 2259 Agoda reviews

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Hotel PaPa Whale4 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to The Red House. Excellent value & service. Popular new hotel. Free WiFi.

A top-trending, new hotel in Taipei on Travel Gay Asia in 2017.

PaPa Whale offers very good value for money, modern rooms in great location – just 10 minutes’ walk to The Red House complex and all the gay bars. The main shopping street and the Ximen station are also within walking distance.

Each guest room is air-conditioned, with private bathroom, flat screen TV, tea & coffee-making facilities, free WiFi. The hotel’s front desk is open 24 hours; the staff offer excellent service. There’s also a restaurant and bar onsite.

features bar, restaurant, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 免费无线上网) | updated: 13-10-2017

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Very close to The Red House.

8 Chengdu Rd, Ln 27, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

8.8 Excellent
based on 194 Agoda reviews

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inhouse Boutique4 stars

Why this hotel? Very close to The Red House. Excellent value. New hotel. Free WiFi.

The Inhouse Boutique’s excellent location, just a few minutes’ walk to The Red House gay village and the Ximen MRT station and shops, makes it a new gay-popular hotel on Travel Gay Asia.

Modern guest rooms are decent-sized, each featuring a private bathroom, comfy bed, flat screen satellite TV, fridge, safe and free WiFi. Room service and 24-hour front desk are provided.

There’s a good restaurant onsite, al though many street food options and night markets are nearby.

features restaurant, free wifi (餐厅) | updated: 14-10-2017

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Great location.

No 11, Lane 55, Neijiang St, Wanhua Dist, Taipei | map | distance

7.9 Very Good
based on 1102 Agoda reviews

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YesInn Taipei3 stars

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

Most booked 2016
Top 100

YesInn 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 throughout.

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

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 13-10-2017

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Next to The Red House.

23 Chengdu Rd, Ximending, Taipei | map | distance

7.7 Very Good
based on 3432 Agoda reviews

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Tomorrow Hotel3 stars

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

Most booked 2017
Top 50

This popular 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 its popular shopping district.

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

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: 14-10-2017

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Close to Red House.

168 Zhonghua Rd, Sec 1, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

8.1 Excellent
based on 1570 Agoda reviews

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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: 01-10-2017

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Boutique budget choice.

No 106, Sec 2, Wuchang St, Wanhua Dist, Taipei | map | distance

7.6 Very Good
based on 852 Agoda reviews

Beauty Hotels Taipei – Hotel B63 stars

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: 11-10-2017

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Walk to gay bars.

54 Hankou St, Sec 2, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

7.4 Very Good
based on 4594 Agoda reviews

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Go Sleep Hotel Hankou3 stars

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

Most booked 2015
Top 100
2016
Top 100

A very popular budget 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 building.

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: 13-10-2017

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Walk to The Red House.

82 Zhonghua Rd, Sec 1, Wanhua District, Taipei | map | distance

7.6 Very Good
based on 1471 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: 01-10-2017

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

8 Kunming St, Ln 96, Ximending, Taipei | map | distance

8.7 Excellent
based on 451 Agoda reviews

Tango Inn Taipei Ximen3 stars

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

The modern Tango Inn Tapei has a great location, just a 6-minute walk from Ximen Station and the gay bars at The Red House, making it popular choice on Travel Gay Asia.

Chic, air-conditioned guest rooms feature comfortable beds, stylish en suite bathrooms with a walk in shower, free WiFi.

No restaurant onsite, 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.

features cafe, free wi-fi (咖啡馆, 免费无线上网) | updated: 11-10-2017

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Near Ximen metro station.

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

7.8 Very Good
based on 4167 Agoda reviews

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Hotel Puri Ximen3 stars

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

Most booked 2017
Top 100

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.  The hotel also offers baggage storage and a coin-operated laundromat.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 11-10-2017

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Taipei's first gay hotel.

322 Nanjing E Rd, Sec 5, Songshan District, Taipei | map | distance

8.4 Excellent
based on 50 Agoda reviews

G’s Hotel1 stars

Why this hotel? Taipei's first gay hotel. Popular new budget option. Free WiFi.

Taipei’s first gay hotel. G’s offers affordable accommodation, with a choice of Single, Double or Twin bedrooms, and either a private bathroom or shared (hint, hint).

Each modern guest room has free WiFi. There’s a 24-reception; free coffee & soft drinks are provided in the lobby. Located in Songshan District, with many local restaurants in Raohe Night Market – a 5-minute walk away.

A newcomer that has already proven popular on Travel Gay Asia.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 14-10-2017

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Budget choice.

8/F, No 45, Sec 2, Hankou St, Wanhua Dist, Taipei | map | distance

7.7 Very Good
based on 767 Agoda reviews

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Inn Cube – Ximen2 stars

Why this hotel? Budget choice. Walk to The Red House gay bars. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2017
Top 100

Popular, new budget hotel in Ximen. This smart-value Inn Cube is located a short walk from the gay bars at The Red House, Ximen MRT station and all the shops.

This hostel features clean, basic rooms & dorms with shared bathrooms. All rooms are air-conditioned, have cable TV and free WiFi.

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

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 14-10-2017

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Zhongxiao Road / Da-an District

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

Next to the metro.

12/F, 197 Zhongxiao E Rd, Da'an Dist, Taipei | map | distance

7.3 Very Good
based on 3271 Agoda reviews

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Vendome Hotel3 stars

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

Most booked 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 Taipei 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 can be reached 20 minutes by taxi.

features restaurant, free wi-fi (餐厅, 免费无线上网) | updated: 01-10-2017

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Great for shopping & gay nightlife.

8/F, 209 Zhongxiao E Rd, Sec 4, Taipei | map | distance

7.5 Very Good
based on 1001 Agoda reviews

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Vendome East Inn3 stars

Why this hotel? Great for shopping & gay nightlife. Near the MTR station. Free WiFi.

A great budget option if you are in Taipei for shopping or sightseeing. Vendome East Inn is just a couple of minutes’ walk from the Zhongxiao Dunhua MTR station, department stores, many restaurants and cafés

Vendome East Inn offers modern, comfortable rooms with free WiFi, flat screen TV, work desk. Breakfast is served daily. The reception is open 24 hours. If you want a massage, YF Spa is nearby.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 01-10-2017

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Taipei • more hotel recommendations

We also recommend these hotels in central Taipei, which have proven popular with gay travellers and are within easy access to tourist sights, shopping and nightlife in Ximending.

Great for shopping.

297 Zhongxiao E Rd, Sec 5, Xinyi District, Taipei | map | distance

8.2 Excellent
based on 1286 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 has hot/cold water and ice machines. Free coffee, fruit, snacks, internet PC’s are provided 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: 01-10-2017

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Near metro station.

No 3, Nanjing West Rd, Zhongshan Dist, Taipei | map | distance

8.6 Excellent
based on 988 Agoda reviews

The Tango Hotel Taipei NanShi4 stars

Why this hotel? Near metro station. Hi-tech rooms. 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: 11-10-2017

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