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Recommended gay friendly hotels in Fort Lauderdale

There are so many Gay Hotels to choose from in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and at GayMapper, we want to make sure you get great value and a good experience, so check our recommendations below for Gay and Gay Friendly hotels. As an LGBTQ+ traveller, it's important to stay somewhere welcoming, with great value and maybe near to gay venues. Treat yourself to a luxury hotel or stay budget and spend what you save on partying! Please support GayMapper by checking out our hotel deals in Fort Lauderdale, Florida as this helps us to keep the site updated with all this useful information!


3* Alcazar Resort

Beautiful Garden walkways interconnect this 3 building compound which includes, Worthington, Alcazar & Villa Venice. This gives a total of 63 guest rooms, 3 sparkling swimming pools and 2 large hot tubs for your total enjoyment. The All Male clientele consists of a nice mix of ages, made up of couples and singles alike. The vibe is warm, welcoming and lively! WI-FI is complimentary throughout the complex. The fitness room features free weights, Cybex cable station, treadmill and an elliptical bike; all with a pool view. Fresh coffee is served every morning with bagels and a variety of packaged pastries. All rooms now feature showers with premium bath amenities, crisp white linens, refrigerators and safes. Housekeeping service is available 7 days a week. Alcazar resort is located just 500 feet from the sandy shores of the Atlantic Ocean and 5 minutes away from the Gay beach at Sebastian Street. The Worthington is convenient to all that Gay Fort Lauderdale has to offer. The resort is also just 4 miles from the Gay Bars, Clubs and restaurants in Wilton Manors! Your incredible South Florida vacation awaits!

3* Casitas Coral Ridge

This gay friendly tropical inn is located in the Coral Ridge area of Fort Lauderdale 4 minutes' drive from the beach, water taxi, and restaurants along Highway A1A. Features include free WiFi. Casitas Coral Ridge (Formerly Estoril Paradise Inn) is filled with palm trees, tropical flowers and foliage that create a relaxing tropical oasis. Guests can cook something delicious on the outdoor gas grills. In just a short drive from the Casitas Coral Ridge, visitors will find diving, snorkeling, fishing and other opportunities for recreational activities. Guestrooms include a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee-making facilities. Suites feature a fully equipped kitchen. Round-trip transfers to Fort Lauderdale Airport and Port Everglades Cruise Port may be available for a surcharge.

3* Cheston House

The Cheston House Beach Resort is an all-male gay resort located in Fort Lauderdale near the gay beach. Clothing is optional. Enjoy all gay, all the time! Private parking is available on site. The rooms include a flat-screen TV and DVD player. Certain units include a seating area for your convenience. A balcony or patio are featured in certain rooms. Every room includes a private bathroom equipped with a bath. Cheston House - Clothing Optional All Male Guesthouse features free WiFi throughout the property. The hotel also offers bike hire. The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale Shopping Center is 1.1 km from the Guesthouse, while City of Fort Lauderdale Las Olas Marina is 1.1 km away. The nearest airport is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, 8 km from the property.

3* Coral Reef Guesthouse

This gay only guest house offers an 18+ environment that includes an outdoor swimming pool and a daily continental breakfast. Free WiFi access is available. A refrigerator is available in each room at the Coral Reef Guesthouse - Adults Only. A TV and DVD player are included. Ironing facilities are available. Sunbathing is available by the poolside, and guests can enjoy an on site garden and barbecue facilities. The property offers free parking. A 12-person hot tub is accessible to guests 24-hours a day.

3* Grand Resort and Spa

The Grand Resort and Spa is Fort Lauderdale Beach's premier all-male spa-resort. With 33 well-appointed rooms and suites, it is located just steps from the beach and convenient to all of Fort Lauderdale's attractions and nightlife. As Fort Lauderdale's first gay resort with its own full-service day spa, they offer guests an experience that is unique and wonderfully indulgent. From a relaxing Swedish massage to a haircut before your night out on the town, The Grand can accommodate all of your needs right here. Our rates include complimentary WiFi, free parking, no resort fees, and continental breakfast. Our mantra for 20+ years has been to be both an exceptional value and memorable experience. Every room at this resort is air conditioned and features a flat-screen TV and safety deposit box. You will find a coffee machine in the room. Extras include bathrobes, free toiletries, and a hairdryer. Wilton Manors is 7.6 km from The Grand Resort and Spa and offers numerous gay restaurants, attractions, and clubs. The nearest airport is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, 8 km from the property.

3* Pineapple Point Guest House

Pineapple Point, Fort Lauderdale's Premier Clothing-Optional Gay Luxury Resort. Well known as the most exquisite gay men's guesthouse and resort in North America since 1999, Pineapple Point is the choice for gay men from all over the world to escape and relax. This luxury gay resort is one of the largest properties in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Pineapple Point is comprised of six unique buildings, set on more than two acres of a very private and lush, clothing-optional, tropical paradise. Services are second to none, beginning with our friendly, superbly trained staff – renowned for their unparalleled customer service. No request is too small or too detailed for their well trained team of hosts. Amenities include wireless internet, shaded hammocks, an on-site, well-equipped gym, lap pool, two Jacuzzis, massage studios, sun decks, and our clothing optional pool areas. Continental breakfast is served daily, along with snacks, lemonade, bottled water, popsicles, and refreshing cold face towels. In addition, complimentary suntan lotions, beach chairs, umbrellas & towels, and bikes are provided. An evening happy hour of cheese and crackers, beer, and wine complete a perfect day… all complimentary. Day passes are also available for $25 on most days. They are available daily from 11 am to 5 pm. Contact the hotel before arriving to ensure they have not already reached capacity.

3* Worthington Guesthouse

Gay Fort Lauderdale's Worthington Resorts is an all male clothing optional gay hotel located just 5 blocks away from Fort Lauderdale's gay Beach. Wilton Manors is a short drive way with all the bars and gay nightlife on offer. It offers a clothing optional courtyard with two 24-hour pools, a spacious hot tub and free Wi-Fi. It forms part of a complex with the Alcazar resort and Villa Venice, and all facilities are shared. The bright, modern guest rooms at the Worthington All Male Guesthouse feature luxurious bedding with a down duvet and premium toiletries. They also include a 32-inch wall-mounted TV and DVD player. Some include a microwave and fridge. Facilities at the All Male Worthington include a modern gym overlooking the pool and soothing waterfalls and fountains. A continental breakfast is served daily at the hotel. Additional dining and entertainment options are a short walk away.

4* Cabanas Guesthouse & Spa

The Cabanas Guesthouse and Spa is the leading all-male gay hotel and clothing-optional resort close to gay Fort Lauderdale nightlife and nearby beaches. This adult-only gay resort in Wilton Manors, Florida features a clothing-optional heated sal***er pool and full-service spa. Modern guest rooms include a flat-screen cable TV. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is 6.3 km away. Free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen cable TV with a DVD player is included in each room at The Cabanas Guesthouse and Spa. Unique wall art is featured as well as a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee-making facilities. Massages, facials, and body treatments are offered in The Cabana's Men's Day Spa. An aromatherapy steam room is available as well at this waterfront Cabanas Guesthouse boutique resort. Coral Ridge Country Club is 5 km from this resort. Bonnet House Museum and Gardens is 8 minutes' drive away. Broward Center for the Performing Arts is 10 minutes' drive from The Cabanas Guesthouse and Spa.

4* Conrad Fort Lauderdale

The Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach offers 5-star luxury rooms, suites and residences with sweeping panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, and upscale services and amenities such as a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar. This welcoming, gay friendly 4-star resort offers room service and an ATM. The resort has an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and a 24-hour front desk. Guests at the resort can enjoy a continental breakfast. Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach offers a sun terrace. Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Fort Lauderdale, like cycling. Popular points of interest near Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach include City of Fort Lauderdale Las Olas Marina, Bonnet House Museum and Gardens and International Swimming Hall of Fame. The nearest airport is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, 8 km from the resort.

4* Fantasy Island Inn

The Fantasy Island Inn is the perfect destination for a cosy and tranquil experience. The newly constructed, spacious suites are private, comfortable, and secure. The property features a private heated pool and shared common space to enjoy snacks and beverages. Best of all, being located just steps away from Wilton Drive, you can conveniently have access to all the bars, shops, restaurants, and nightly entertainment Wilton Manors has to offer. The shared dining facility provides a laidback atmosphere with 24-hour access to a fully stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages. You will feel right at home with access to a gas grill, large refrigerator, coffee maker, and other conveniences. Come relax and enjoy the private heated pool with ample pool-side loungers so you can relax in sun or shade. This stunning retreat features a sun shelf and bench seating ideally designed to provide you the opportunity to relax in the water and work on your tan without fears of tan lines as swimsuits are optional. Pool towels are readily available. Our superior rooms offer all the best accommodations including a comfortable bed, flat screen television, working space and instant WiFi. Other features include independent room controlled heat & air conditioning mini Fridge, microwave and coffee maker in each room, electronic safe, spacious private bathroom stocked with shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, and a hair dryer, abundant storage space with hangers, plush bed linens with extra pillows and blankets.

4* Island Sands Inn

Offering heated outdoor pool, this gay friendly Wilton Manors bed and breakfast and neighboring villas is 5 km from the beach and the Galleria at Fort Lauderdale. Free Wi-Fi is available and breakfast is provided in select rooms. A flat-screen cable TV and safety deposit box are featured in all rooms and villas at this Florida Island Sands Inn. Coffee-making facilities, a microwave, and a small refrigerator are also included. Guests can relax on the sun terrace beside the pool. Free on-site parking and daily maid service are also provided. The property is 4.7 km from the Galleria Mall and 5 km from Las Olas boulevard. The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is 11 km away. Guests can also visit the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino 18 km from the property. Fort Lauderdale beach is 6.9 km away.

4* Marriott BeachPlace Towers

Fort Lauderdale's Marriott's BeachPlace Towers offers a prime location overlooking Fort Lauderdale beach with a gay friendly welcome. It features apartments with separate living and dining areas and private balconies, and has an outdoor pool. One and two-bedroom villas include full kitchens with cookware and tableware as well as utility rooms with laundry facilities. Guestrooms include a microwave, small refrigerator and a dining table for 2. Marriott's BeachPlace Towers' outdoor swimming pool is surrounded by a sun terrace with sun loungers where guests can relax. There is also a fitness centre with cardiovascular equipment and free weights. On-site Splash Pool Bar & Grill offers salads, sandwiches, and beverages by the pool. The Marketplace Express includes an array of snacks and sundry items. Port Everglades is 9 minutes' drive from the property while the bars and restaurants of Las Olas Boulevard are 6 minutes' drive. Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is 13 minutes' drive.

4* Residence Inn Intracoastal

Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, the gay friendly Residence Inn by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal is located in Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy free WiFi access and a full American breakfast during your stay. Guestrooms feature a flat-screen TV and a dining area complete with a dishwasher, microwave, and refrigerator. The private bathroom comes with a shower, bath, and hairdryer. A private balcony and iPod docking station are provided. At Residence Inn by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal guests will find a fitness centre, meeting facilities, and luggage storage. Bicycle hires are available. On site, Aqua 307 serves American fare for breakfast and dinner amid views of the intracoastal waterways. The hotel is 3.7 km from Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, 3.8 km from The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale Shopping Center and 5.5 km from City of Fort Lauderdale Las Olas Marina. Miami International Airport is 45 km away.

4* The Pillars Hotel

Boasting an exceptional location on Fort Lauderdale's Intracoastal Waterway, moments from the area's main sites, including the Sebastian Street gay beach, this elegant and gay friendly hotel offers luxurious rooms, modern amenities and a full-service spa. With a private Water Bus stop directly on-site, guests at The Pillars Hotel can easily explore some of the area's main sites. Vibrant Las Olas Boulevard, scenic kayaking to nearby islands and much more are all only moments away. While staying at The Pillars Hotel, guests can enjoy waterside dining at the on-site Secret Garden Restaurant, featuring fresh seafood and seasonal ingredients. Guests can also enjoy relaxing in the hotel's library or lounging by the outdoor swimming pool. Spacious guestrooms at The Pillars Hotel are furnished with all of the latest technologies, including flat-screen TVs. Guests will also enjoy relaxing on soft goose-down beds or browsing the internet with free wireless access.

5* Casa Hermes Gay Guest House

Casa Hermes is the latest, luxury gay guest house in Wilton Manors, Florida, offering comfortable accommodations, parking, and events for guests, convenient for all that the gaybourhood has to offer. The house is a modern architecturally-designed marvel, with top-tier amenities on the interior and exterior of our property. There is a gorgeous garden, along with a swimming, pool, hot tub, and terrace for you to hang out and enjoy the Florida sun. All rooms come equipped with balconies, private bathrooms, upscale sheets and bedding air conditioning, and flat screen televisions. Feel free to relax in the non-smoking communal areas with modern Italian furniture, oriental carpets, within the dining room, living room and patio. Casa Hermes features a gorgeous, heated, salt water swimming pool where clothing is optional. Each morning you will be greeted to a delicious home-made European Breakfast, customized to your tastes and dietary needs. They keep the place private with a keypad check-in, and provide off-street parking.

5* The Ritz-Carlton

A gay friendly, luxury hotel set along the beachfront, The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale offers ocean views from accommodations and the pool. Conveniently located steps away from the gay beach at Sebastian Street, this hotel is a great choice if you want to splash out on your trip to Fort Lauderdale. This oceanfront hotel offers an on-site spa and an elevated 29,000-square-foot tropical sundeck with infinity pool and private cabanas. Guests will also be 9 minutes' drive from upscale shopping at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale. A flat-screen cable TV, marble bathroom, and floor-to-ceiling windows are featured in all rooms. Guestrooms at The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale include a balcony with an ocean or Intracoastal waterway view. Guests at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale have access to a spa with a hair and nail salon, relaxation room, and fitness center with water views. Capturing the spirit of Prohibition-era rum runners, Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits offers coastal and locally inspired cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Poolside Cafe is also located on site. The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale is just 4.8 km from Broward Center for the Performing Arts and 9.6 km from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Inn Leather Guest House

Inn Leather is a clothing optional, gay male only guest house located in Fort Lauderdale, minutes away from the predominantly gay Sebastian Beach and the Wilton Manors gaybourhood. The guesthouse is a place where the leather community can come together. It's also a great place to relax, meet new friends, have some fun! You'll find a sling in every room among other amenities including a heated pool, hot tub, 2 sun decks rest areas, outdoor showers, lockers & much more. Free continental breakfast is served every morning from 8:00 to 10:00 AM . There is also free wireless through out the entire property & free off-street parking. Inn Leather is located less than a mile from the Fort Lauderdale International Airport & Port Everglades. It is a short Uber or cab ride to the Port of Miami, the Miami Airport, or West Palm Beach Airport.

Inn On The Drive

Inn on the Drive is gay friendly and family friendly boasts an outdoor pool and sun terrace. Located in Fort Lauderdale, this bed and breakfast provides free WiFi access. Guests can enjoy balcony views of the garden or pool. Tile or marble flooring is featured throughout, and guests are provided with a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee-making facilities. Private bathrooms include a bath or shower. Extras include a seating area and cable, flat-screen TV. This adult-only bed and breakfast features a garden. Non-smoking and soundproof rooms are available. Daily maid service is included and en suite breakfast is available. The property provides free parking. Inn on the Drive is 4.8 km from The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale Shopping Centre, 6.4 km from Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, and 6 km from Las Olas Boulevard.

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Fort Lauderdale Gay Scene

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