These Are the Best Gay-Friendly Hotels in NYC

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Simply seeking shelter, or looking to live in the lap of luxury? Either way, if you’re gay and looking for a Manhattan or Brooklyn hotel that is LGBT-Friendly we have suggestions aplenty — including a boutique hotel in Williamsburg, a charming gay-friendly bed and breakfast, a Greenwich Village landmark and much more.

Stewart Hotel

Just right for those who love the thrill of Broadway life and live performances, Stewart Hotel captures the spirit of a buzzing pre-show Broadway theater. Guests gather under high ceilings and flow between its New York-inspired lobby, stunning ballroom, designer event space and, spacious suites. Stewart’s high-energy Midtown location puts you at the crossroads of the city’s most iconic neighborhood districts- across from Pennsylvania Station and Madison Square Garden. You’ll be staying near Chelsea, just steps from Times Square and Fifth Avenue shopping.

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The Tillary Hotel

The Tillary Hotel is a boutique hotel directly over the Manhattan Bridge, two blocks from the Brooklyn Bridge and one block from both DeKalb Avenue and Jay Street Metro Tech subway stops. 250 square feet apartment style rooms with restaurants and bars overseen by the famous Chef Roble.

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Grand Hyatt New York

Elevate your stay in New York City from good to grand at Grand Hyatt New York, the only hotel connected to the majesty and advantages of Grand Central Terminal. Our 42nd Street location places you within walking distance to the City’s best dining, shopping, and attractions. Quintessential New York experiences are elevated by our unique partnerships with beloved local institutions such as Macy’s Herald Square and the New York Botanical Garden. Enjoy award-winning dining, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary Wi-Fi.

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Washington Square Hotel

This landmark Washington Square Hotel is located in the heart of Greenwich Village. It is just a few steps from Washington Square Park, one of NYC’s most historic and beloved parks, a few minutes from the historic Stonewall Inn, and short walk to SOHO, Chinatown, the Highline and Meatpacking District. Filled with unique artwork, original deco architecture and modern luxuries, you’ll love the friendly service and warm family atmosphere. The staff is tuned in to neighborhood happenings and will guide you in experiencing New York like an insider.

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The William Vale

Located in the heart of Brooklyn’s vibrant Williamsburg neighborhood, The William Vale is a 183-room boutique hotel and multi-use property combining retail, food and beverage, and public spaces in a distinctly New York setting. The William Vale offers spacious rooms with private balconies, sweeping skyline views, the city’s longest outdoor hotel pool, an elevated public park and event spaces. Chef Andrew Carmellini and NoHo Hospitality Group bring their award-winning food, beverage and culinary culture to the property’s three dining destinations: Leuca, Westlight, and Mister Dips.

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Holiday Inn Manhattan 6th Ave

Holiday Inn Manhattan 6th Ave – Chelsea sits on the cusp of trendy Chelsea and the picturesque Flatiron District. Its stellar location in the heart of the NYC’s vibrant Chelsea neighborhood, is close to all the action of the Big Apple, yet secluded enough to enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep. Attractions such as Times Square, Empire State Building, Flatiron Building, Chelsea Market, Herald Square and Macy’s, Madison Square Garden and Broadway are just moments away. Whatever your reason for visiting New York City, you’ll enjoy friendly service and stellar amenities at one of the most contemporary and convenient Chelsea NYC hotels.

The New York City Hotel rooms boast either one king or two double beds, a convenient work desk with an ergonomic chair, and a 32-inch flat screen TV with hundreds of cable channels – many in HD. You’ll also find thoughtful extras like free high-speed, wireless and wired Internet access, as well as complimentary local and toll free calls. Individual coffeemakers with gourmet coffee will help you start your day the right way, while alarm clock radios with MP3 connectivity let you unwind to your own vacation soundtrack.

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AxelBeach Miami

If you are planning a trip to Miami, stay in South Beach’s hottest new hotel. AxelBeach Miami is located on Miami Beach’s Iconic Collins Avenue, in the heart of South Beach’s Art Deco district, and a less than three minute walk to the beach. Lincoln Road, the popular outdoor shopping strip and commercial district, and the famous Ocean Drive are also very close by.

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A few more notable accommodations:

If you want to be near the theater district, you’ll find the sophisticated, Art Deco, Belvedere Times Square (319 West 48th Street) is a good option. Standing over the lower portion of the Highline, the meatpacking district’s retro-elegant Standard Hotel (848 Washington Street) stands out. Another grand idea for places to stay is the SoHo Grand at 310 West Broadway, within walking distance from one of New York’s premiere shopping areas.

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Last modified: September 13, 2019