Just having a close border to Thailand, Vietnam is a paradise and one of the most popular destinations for gay travelers in Southeast Asia. From the busy street, bustling nightlife of Hanoi to beautiful stretches of Nha Trang, Danang cities, there are so many wonderful things to discover in this welcoming country. So, where are the best places to stay? We’ve handpicked top must-stay gay friendly accommodations in Vietnam for you. Let’s check it out.
1. Sofitel Legend Metropole (Hanoi)
Location: 15 Ngo Quyen street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi
Tel: 024 3826 6919
As Hanoi is one of the most gay friendly destinations in Vietnam, it can be said that most high quality hotels in Hanoi are gay friendly. However, to mention the best one, there is no place better than Sofitel Legend Metropole. This is the most frequently booked hotel by gay travelers to Vietnam. The first reason is its favorable location which is so close to Hanoi Old Quarter – top visited tourist attraction and also center of the city. The hotel brings a luxury experience by its colonial architecture and professional services. The property includes gentel rooms with wooden floors, ornate suites, a posh spa, various dining options, beautiful gardens, and an outdoor pool. Needless to say, this is a must-stay hotel when coming to Hanoi.
2. Intercontinental Hanoi Westlake (Hanoi)
Location: 05 Tu Hoa street, Tay Ho district, Hanoi
Tel: 024 6270 8888
Another good option to be chosen is Intercontinental Hanoi Westlake in Hanoi. As its name suggests, this resort is located by the waters of the romantic West Lake, providing a breathtaking scenic view. Staying at Intercontinental, gay travelers will surely be impressed by its proximity to other destinations in the city like Hanoi Opera House, Flower Market, and the Golden Lotus Pagoda. It also just takes you 10 minutes to the center of Hanoi and 40 minutes to the Noi Bai international airport.
Here, you can enjoy a great combination of contemporary Vietnamese decoration and the distinctive and impressive style in every room. There are a total of 359 hotel rooms, and many of which offer great views over the lake. Besides, as the Intercontinental Hotel is in the expat districts and many nearby gay bars, you can get excellent food and a vibrant nighlife here.
3. Fusion Maia Resort (Danang)
Location: Vo Nguyen Giap street, Ngu Hanh Son district, Danang city
Tel: 0236 3967 999
Danang is locally well known as the most living worthy city in Vietnam. So it would be a wise choice for gay travelers to travel to Danang. Among so many hotels in this peaceful city, you may wonder where is the best place to stay in Danang? We highly recommend Fusion Maia Resort which has been named as one of the top 20 hotels and spas in the world by Conde Nast Travellers magazine. Officially opened since 2008, it aims at promoting and embracing the idea of combining traveling with a strong lifestyle.
At this resort, you can live the life you want and enjoy your holiday. It’s super gay-friendly. Located near the beautiful My Khe beach, the resort is suitable for a romantic honeymoon. Here, you have a chance to experience the surprising spa, relaxing swimming pool, and down-to-earth service. Let’s book a room here to enjoy the harmonious fusion of indulging luxuries and healthy living.
4. Vinpearl Resort & Spa (Nha Trang)
Location: Tre Islet, Nha Trang Bay, Khanh Hoa province
Tel: 0258 3598 999
Vinpearl Resort and Spa is one of the top picked resorts in Nha Trang. It just takes a few steps from Vinpearl Land and about 12 minutes walking from Vinpearl Beach to get here. This resort will bring you a comfortable and convenient stay. You can stay in one of more than 400 air-conditioned rooms featuring private bathrooms, refrigerators, minibars and LCD televisions. The free wireless internet access will keep you connected and there are available foreign channels on TV for your entertainment.
In addition, as this resort and spa stay close to the sea, you can try delicious seafood dishes at its 2 on-site restaurants. At the end of the day, you can unwind at the poolside bar and relax. Or, you may prefer joining plenty of interesting and joyful activities around. So, this is truly a wonderful gay friendly place in Nha Trang to stay during your vacation in Vietnam.
5. Romance City (Hue)
Location: 16 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Hue city
Tel: 0234 3898 888
Romance Hotel is listed as one of top 4 Hue gay-friendly hotels. The 4-star hotel is situated near Imperial City, Truong Tien Bridge, An Dinh Palace, so you can easily reach these places. Romance Hotel features an outdoor pool, 2 restaurants, and a full-service spa. There are a total of 131 guest rooms offering free wifi, and 24-hour room service. Sticking to the slogan “A lifetime of happiness”, Romance hotel is doing its best to ensure all the guests have the most enjoyable and comfortable time here. It is a favorite hotel by gay travelers as you will by welcomed by the staff’s hospitality and warm-heartedness. You will always receive enthusiastic support, meet smiling faces, and enjoy the reliability in every service of the hotel.
6. Hoi An Silk Marina Resort & Spa (Hoi An)
Location: 74 18 Thang 8 street, Minh An ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam
Tel: 0235 3938 888
Coming to Hoi An ancient town, the best place to stay would be Hoi An Silk Marina Resort & Spa. Located near Thu Bon river, the resort will bring you a peaceful and memorable trip. It is famous for friendly services with English-speaking staff. These staff are quite attentive and helpful, no matter who you are. There are many different provided amenities to spark off your holiday, including a 550-square meter outdoor pool, a modern fitness center, a spa with replenishing treatments. To get closer to local life, you can register a cooking class at its reception. The class will help you to get to know more about the history and traditions of the town, learn to cook and eat tasty local dishes. This is surely a perfect place to unwind for gay couples in Vietnam.
7. Saigon River Boutique Hotel (Saigon)
Location: 58 Mac Thi Buoi street, Ben Nghe ward, Ho Chi Minh city
Tel: 028 3822 8558
You can expect a lot of fun for your trip to Saigon (or so-called Ho Chi Minh city). Busy and crowded streets, nice locals, various and delicious street food, you can find all these in this bustling city. The gay scene is also impressive with a huge LGBTQ community of both locals and expats. If you are looking for a place to gay friendly hotel in Saigon, you can consider Saigon River Boutique Hotel.
Located in Mac Thi Buoi street, the hotel is quite close to some popular destinations like Bitexco Tower, Ho Chi Minh Opera House, Ben Thanh market, and Bui Vien street. As this is a gay-owned accommodation, you will surely find it more comfortable to stay than other hotels in the city. The gay owner will give you useful advice for your trip as well. Each room in the hotel features free wifi, a large bathroom, a flat-screen TV, and great city views. Breakfast will be served every morning in the 24-hour restaurant on site. In the evening, you can enjoy your opportunities for wining and dining at nearby gay bars.
8. Silverland Yen Hotel (Saigon)
Location: 141 Nguyen Hue street, Ben Nghe ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh city.
Tel: 028 3829 2185
Last but not least friendly when it comes to gay friendly accomodations in Vietnam is Silverland Yen Hotel, a good option to stay in during your trip in Ho Chi Minh City. Situated in the busiest district of Saigon, it provides truly pure serenity in modern design. The hotel is like a rare silent note in the chaotic city. From here, you can easily access to many gay places in the city. It is quite environmentally friendly accommodation with lush foliage and bamboo features. The design is simple but impressive, with natural materials and items, wooden and stone decor, bringing the relaxation in mind.
The sense of peace and serenity can be seen through lush gardens and a central water feature. If you stay here in summer, don’t hesitate to jump to the rooftop outdoor jacuzzi pool, relaxing and admiring stunning views of downtown Saigon. What more could you want? Let’s come here and enjoy your time with gay friends.
So when are you planning to visit Vietnam? If you have any questions related to Vietnam, please feel free to comment below or email us. Hope that the above list of the most gay friendly accommodations in Vietnam will be useful for your trip. Last but not least, we wish you a happy trip ahead!