Shanghai Gay Saunas

Shanghai has a number of exclusively gay saunas that are popular with gay locals, expats and tourists.


H42 Sauna

2F, 42 Xingfu Rd, Changning, Shanghai | map | distance

| website | +86 21 5230 9095 |

weekday 14:00 - 22:00

weekend 12:00 - 23:00

audience rating 3.1 stars from 16 votes - click to vote

Two-storey gay sauna H42 attracts men of all ages. It features modern, well-maintained facilities including lockers, dry sauna, steam room, shower room, private cabins, cruising area, free use of electric massage chairs, free coffee/tea and snacks. Towels and condoms are provided.

Located in the Changning District of the French concession, next door to Happiness 42 gay bar and just a block from the LGBT-popular lucca 390 nightclub.

Reported as being CLOSED in December 2017, though this may be temporary.

metro : Jiaotong University Station (Line 10,11) (Exit 5) - 400 metres away

features sauna, cafe, steam room, sauna, maze, relaxing cabins (咖啡馆, 蒸汽房, 桑拿, 迷宫, 放松舱) | Updated: 23-12-2017

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50 Huiwen Road, Zhabei District 会文路50号, Shanghai | map | distance

+86 21 6356 4358; +86 21 6356 4798 |

weekday 24 hours

weekend 24 hours

Ding Lin Men’s Club

audience rating 3.2 stars from 43 votes - click to vote

4 Star Winner

The largest gay sauna in Shanghai, Ding Lin Men’s Club 鼎臨 is a private members’ club, so you will be required to apply for membership on arrival.

Ding Lin features dry sauna, steam room, lockers, TV lounge area, gym. Private cabins are available at extra charge.

The club attracts a men of all ages, both locals and tourists. Particularly busy at the weekend. Open 24 hours, but foreigners may have restricted access.

features bar, karaoke, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 卡拉OK, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 17-11-2017

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Huli (Mutual Benefit)

415 Baotong Road, Shanghai | map | distance

audience rating 2.9 stars from 48 votes - click to vote

3 Star Winner

Local gay sauna and massage spa. Facilities include a steam room and dark room. Male massage therapists available to provide full body massages and body scrubs.

Located in the north of the city. Nearest metro station – Dongbaoxing Road (Line 3).

features steam room, massage, dark room (蒸汽房, 按摩, 暗室) | Updated: 17-11-2017

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Lian Bang

228 Zhizaoju Road, Shanghai | map | distance

weekday 24 hours

weekend 24 hours

audience rating 2.9 stars from 19 votes - click to vote

Open 24 hours. This local gay sauna is located on the right hand side of the entrance to the Lian Bang Hotel. There is another sauna on the left (closer to the entrance) that is straight.

Facilities include a sauna, steam room and private relaxation cabins. Lian Bang attracts a wide range of locals, foreigners and plenty of commercial guys.

features steam room, massage, sauna, relaxing cabins, dark room (蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 放松舱, 暗室) | Updated: 17-11-2017

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