When you travel to gay Lisbon, knowing where to find an excellent gay hotel is very important. There are a few that come highly recommended and include Hotel Principe Real, Hotel Botanico, and The Late Birds Lisbon All-Male Gay Guesthouse. Here are a few reasons why they are so popular:
The Hotel Principe Real is located in the gay area of Lisbon, in the historic center on Rua da Alegria. It’s a boutique hotel with a fabulous 24-hour honesty bar in the lobby complete with an excellent book selection and free WiFi. This hotel also offers in-room breakfasts. Rooms are non-smoking and offer a minibar that is well stocked, a sitting area complete with a cozy armchair, as well as a nicely appointed private bathroom with a bathtub. Many rooms also have private balconies along with panoramic views of the city.
Hotel Botanico is located between the Botanical Gardens and Avenida da Liberdade, just five miles from the airport. Every room is non-smoking and offers a private bathroom with a shower or bathtub, air conditioning, a flat screen television and a minibar. In-room breakfast that includes fruit, cereal, yogurt and a variety of bread gets your day started on a healthy note. The hotel lounge serves some excellent Portuguese wine and the lobby offers free WiFi. The staff at Hotel Botanico speak several languages, including Portuguese, French, Spanish and English. Express check-in and check-out is available, as well as room service, car rental, currency exchange, laundry, dry cleaning, and a 24-hour front desk and concierge service.
We saved the best gay hotel Lisbon for last, which is the The Late Birds Lisbon All-Male Gay Guesthouse. It’s centrally located in the Historical Center of Bairro Alto, on Travessa Andre Valente 21A, and offers a gorgeous outdoor pool, a lounge bar, sun deck and garden. It only has 12 rooms, but they’re excellent and offer air-conditioning, a computer, free WiFi, a television with cable channels, as well as a private bathroom complete with free toiletries and a shower. Breakfast is available and brunch is also served on Sundays. This is also the perfect place for birthday parties and gay weddings. The staff speak Portuguese, French, Spanish and English.