We may earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article

7 LGBTQ+ friendly hotels around the world you need to visit - a definitive guide

Inclusive and welcoming? Check and check!

Arianna Chatzidakis

In recent times, the world has made strides in supporting the LGBTQ+ community, and with a long way still to go, it’s a start, nonetheless. As part of this supportive movement, lots of hotels around the world have made it known that they welcome the LGBTQ+ community, instilling the feeling of safety and acceptance, as well as launch hotel initiatives that support LGBTQ+ charities.

MORE: 10 best experience days for couples in 2021: the ultimate gift guide to treat your loved one

If you’re in search of an LGBTQ+ friendly hotel for your next trip, read our round-up of the best in the world before you go on holiday. From city breaks to long haul stays, these inclusive hotels and resorts should make your bucket list...

Best LGBTQ+ hotels around the world

Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel, Edinburgh


Kimpton Hotels are situated around the world and are big supporters of the LGBTQ+ community. They’re committed to helping affect positive change and have partnered with the likes of The Trevor Project which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ+ youth. Plus, every Kimpton employee is valued and celebrated for their unique perspectives, contributions and talents, regardless of gender, race or sexual orientation. The Charlotte Square hotel itself is steeped in luxury, and overlooks one of Edinburgh's prettiest private garden squares.

To book your stay visit

The West Hollywood EDITION, West Hollywood


West Hollywood is known as an inclusive LGBTQ+ hotspot, where nearly 40% of West Hollywood’s population identifies as LGBTQ. As such, visitors are assured a safe, welcoming environment. For a place to stay, check out The West Hollywood EDITION, which offers luxury accommodation and stunning views of Los Angeles or the Hollywood Hills. This plush hotel also features a restaurant, lobby lounge, club, rooftop poor and spa – wowza!

To book your stay visit

MORE: 14 LGBTQ celeb weddings that will warm your heart: Elton John, Ellen DeGeneres, John Barrowman and more

Myconian Naia, Mykonos  


Mykonos Naia is a gorgeous hotel that looks out over Mykonos and the blue Aegean sea. The slick adults-only hotel has 18 luxury suites, an infinity pool and gourmet restaurant – basically, everything you could ever want! Featured in Preferred Hotels & Resorts Preferred Pride program, meaning they adopt the best practices in serving the LGBT community from check-in to check-out.

To book your stay visit

The Maritime Hotel, New York City  


Another member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Preferred Pride program, this hotel is the perfect place to stay if you’re planning a visit to the Big Apple. Featuring a sleek, nautically themed design, you’ll feel as if you’ve stepped off the streets of New York and onto a sleek luxury liner. A popular feature of the hotel is the cruise ship cabin–like room with a five-foot porthole window facing the Hudson River. Ooh la la!

To book your stay visit

The Zetter Townhouse Marylebone, London


Having opened its doors in 2015, The Zetter Townhouse Marylebone is a boutique 24-bedroom Georgian townhouse with a plush cocktail lounge. Well-known in the gay community as a friendly space, a stay at this hotel will be welcoming, plus situated you in the centre of the bustling London city.

To book your stay visit

Hotel ME Sitges Terramar, Sitges


Sitges in Spain is a popular gay-friendly holiday location, thanks to its welcoming hotels, big sandy beaches, and vibrant restaurants and bars. On your next trip, stay at the sophisticated Hotel ME Sitges Terramar, which offers a chic and elegant environment within proximity to the beach, nightlife and shops.

MORE: Inside the wedding of LGBTQ power couple Benjamin Cohen and Anthony James

To book your stay visit

W Amsterdam, Amsterdam


The Netherlands has always been very progressive with LGBT+ rights and was the first country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage in 2001. A stay at W Amsterdam will set your trip off to the right start: as a former telephone exchange building and a bank, the hotel design is a unique mix of heritage and contemporary style, and the rooftop pool is the cherry on top. We love.

To book your stay visit

HELLO!'s selection is editorial and independently chosen – we only feature items our editors love and approve of. HELLO! may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. To find out more visit our FAQ page.

Like this story? Sign up to our newsletter to get other stories like this delivered straight to your inbox.

Activate HELLO! alerts and find out about everything before anyone else.