Where to stay

<b>Where</b> to stay

When Visiting LA the best area to stay for gay visitors is West Hollywood (map). Here you will find most of the gay bars and clubs.

Check our hotel page for recommendations and a map with all hotels near the gay venues.

Hotels in West Hollywood

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West Hollywood gay nightlife

Most gay places in LA are located in West Hollywood. The state laws prohibit the serving of alcohol after 2 at night. So most places close down by then. Only some remain open but only serving soft drinks (you are even not allowed to save some beers for later ...)

Gay bars, cafes and pubs

Fiesta Cantina
8851 Santa Monica Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069
Best place in West Hollywood
mon-sun 
Micky's
8857 Santa Monica Blvd
One of the bigger bars at Santa Monica Blvd. Hot gogo dancers and bartenders all night long. [...]
mon-sun 
Mother Lode
8944 Santa Monica Blvd
Popular gay bar with cheap beer, pool tables and karaoke.
mon-sun 00:00–02:00
Rage
8911 Santa Monica Blvd
Popular dance bar and restaurant at Santa Monica, with a younger crowd.
mon-sun 00:00–02:00
The Abbey
692 N ROBERTSON BLVD WEST HOLLYWOOD CALIFORNIA 90069
The best gay bar to bring your straight friend too. It has the best outdoor patio for those wonderful hot evenings.
mon-sun 
Trunks
8809 Santa Monica Blvd
Friendly no-attitude gay bar at the gay strip
mon-sun 

Gay cruise bars

Faultline
4216 Melrose Ave
Gay leather bar at Melrose Av. Weekly theme nights from Wed till Sun.
wed-sun 
The Eagle
4219 Santa Monica Blvd
A gay club in LA for men and for guys into everything Kinky.
mon-fri 16:00–02:00, sat-sun 14:00–02:00

Gay clubs

Fubar
7994 Santa Monica Blvd , West Hollywood
West Hollywood, the gay frat party with a different party theme every night. Happy Hour every day from 5-9pm every day - stiff drinks and a music . [...]
mon-sun 
Micky's
8857 Santa Monica Blvd
One of the bigger bars at Santa Monica Blvd. Hot gogo dancers and bartenders all night long. [...]
mon-sun 
Rage
8911 Santa Monica Blvd
Popular dance bar and restaurant at Santa Monica, with a younger crowd.
mon-sun 00:00–02:00
The Abbey
692 N ROBERTSON BLVD WEST HOLLYWOOD CALIFORNIA 90069
The best gay bar to bring your straight friend too. It has the best outdoor patio for those wonderful hot evenings.
mon-sun 

Gay parties, circuit parties, after parties, etc

TigerHeat
1735 Vine St.
TigerHeat invites you to the West Coast's largest 18+ weekly pop club event. Gogo dancers, weekly themes, and special performances.
thu 21:30–02:00
WonderLand - various locations
Beneath the stars, a dance event of gigantic proportions. Fireworks right above your head. [...]

Gay saunas and bath houses

North Hollywood Spa
5636 Vineland Ave
They write: * Two floors of entertainment * Over 12,000 square feet to mingle and play * Nearly 50 new private rooms featuring 4 channels of adult XXX videos. [...]
mon-sun 24h

Gay cruise bars and clubs

Faultline
4216 Melrose Ave
Gay leather bar at Melrose Av. Weekly theme nights from Wed till Sun.
wed-sun 
The Eagle
4219 Santa Monica Blvd
A gay club in LA for men and for guys into everything Kinky.
mon-fri 16:00–02:00, sat-sun 14:00–02:00

Lesbian and mixed gay/lesbian bars and cafes

Fiesta Cantina
8851 Santa Monica Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069
Best place in West Hollywood
mon-sun 

Big gay events

Gay Days Anaheim - Disneyland
1313 S. Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim CA
The original Disneyland at Anaheim, near LA, is the venue of the unofficial Gay Days Anaheim. [...]
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Gay Halloween Streetparty - Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood's Santa Monica Blvd. is completely closed for the evening and transformed into a large masquerade ball with large-scale custom decorations framing the food vendor booths and stages. [...]
18:00-23:00
LA Fetish Pride - various locations
Los Angeles Leather Pride is a full week of sizzling leather and fetish events, including parties and the Mr Leather election. [...]
Long Beach Pride - Long Beach
Marina Green Park East Shoreline Drive Long Beach, California
Over the past several years, the Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Celebration has become one of the premiere Pride events nationwide now attracting over 80,000 participants over two days. [...]
Los Angeles Pride - Los Angeles
Thousands of gay pride festival attendees are expected in the heart of West Hollywood (LA) to revel amongst world-class headlining entertainment (previously featured artists include: Olivia Newton John, Joss Stone, Joan Jett and the premiere of the music video “Hollywood” by Madonna). [...]

Events

Gay Days Anaheim - Disneyland
1313 S. Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim CA
The original Disneyland at Anaheim, near LA, is the venue of the unofficial Gay Days Anaheim. [...]
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Gay Halloween Streetparty - Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood's Santa Monica Blvd. is completely closed for the evening and transformed into a large masquerade ball with large-scale custom decorations framing the food vendor booths and stages. [...]
18:00-23:00
LA Fetish Pride - various locations
Los Angeles Leather Pride is a full week of sizzling leather and fetish events, including parties and the Mr Leather election. [...]
Long Beach Pride - Long Beach
Marina Green Park East Shoreline Drive Long Beach, California
Over the past several years, the Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Celebration has become one of the premiere Pride events nationwide now attracting over 80,000 participants over two days. [...]
Los Angeles Pride - Los Angeles
Thousands of gay pride festival attendees are expected in the heart of West Hollywood (LA) to revel amongst world-class headlining entertainment (previously featured artists include: Olivia Newton John, Joss Stone, Joan Jett and the premiere of the music video “Hollywood” by Madonna). [...]

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