Where to stay close to all the gay bars.
Our top 4 selections with the best rates.
Halloqween Copenhagen 2024
Kickstart your spooky season in Style at the annual Halloqween Halloween Drag ball in the Danish Capital, Copenhagen, a city famous for epic drag events.
- Stay close to the venue at the Andersen Boutique Hotel, a superb 4-star venue just 200 m from Copenhagen Central Station, offering stylish rooms and Molton Brown toiletries.
- Awaiting date, time, theme and venue for the 2024 edition.
- Draghouse Copenhagen is feeling spooked and blessed and ready to serve up some very, very, very scary Halloween drag all night long.
- So, what’s in the box? 8 drag performers, including a brand new host and the “FRESH MEAT” competition, where new performers battle it out for a chance to perform at a later show.
- Tuck away your halloweenie, and welcome to the stage some of the best acts in Copenahgen and beyond.
- Enjoy live performances by special guests.
- Stay at the “Fabulous” Absalon Hotel featuring a beautifully decorated interior, perfect location and friendly staff.
- Vega is a live music venue on Vesterbro in Copenhagen and ranks among the nation’s most popular and respected music and party venues. The building that now houses VEGA was initially called The People’s House.
- Vesterbro’s claim to fame was its status as the red-light district of Copenhagen. Today, the popular neighbourhood is equally cool and authentic, offering offbeat shops, art galleries and bars. Within the wider area, Kødbyen, the meatpacking district, you will find art spaces, including Galleri Bo Bjerggaard and V1 Gallery, plus restaurants offering a mix of international and New Nordic cuisine.
- VEGA is one of the youngest buildings in Denmark to be listed for special architectural interest. Design features such as the dark wood panelling, the mahogany floors, the friezes and the inventive details of railings and lamps make this building an architectural gem.
Where to stay in Copenhagen?
Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the city’s bustling gay bars. The area around Studiestrædet is filled with LGBTQI+ bars and nightclubs, such as the oldest gay bar in the world Centralhjørnet, Cosy Bar and Kiss Kiss.
Where to stay close to all the gay bars.
Gay Map of Copenhagen
Almost all of the gay bars and clubs are located in the city center around the famous Strøget shopping street. They are all within walking distance of each other.
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We have chosen hotels in Copenhagen that keep you close to all the shops,restaurants & bars
Hotel Skt Petri
5 Star, Luxury
Located in Copenhagen’s old Latin Quarter, this stylish hotel offers free WiFi, and designer rooms. Just 4 minutes’ walk away is the main shopping street, Strøget. Air conditioning, flat-screen TV and parquet flooring. Some rooms have a balcony or a terrace. The restaurant and bar are located right in the buzzing centre of the hotel lobby.
Scandic Palace Hotel
4 Star, Readers Choice
Situated by City Hall Square in central Copenhagen, this elegant hotel features Nordic cuisine, a popular bar and individually designed rooms with modern décor, flat-screen TVs and free WiFi. The spacious rooms at Scandic Palace Hotel include cable TV, black tiled bathrooms and relaxing armchairs. Many offer views of Copenhagen’s vibrant city centre.
4 Star, Great Value
Featuring panoramic city views from the rooftop terrace, this central Copenhagen hotel sits between the National Museum of Copenhagen and Copenhagen City Hall Square. A complimentary wine hour between 17:00-18:00 is offered daily to guests at the lobby bar. Large windows, a writing desk and cable TV come standard.
4 Star, Location
The stylish Hotel Alexandra is 200 m from Copenhagen’s Town Hall Square and Tivoli Gardens. Its soundproofed rooms have a flat-screen TV, a tea/coffee maker and classic Danish designer furniture. Free Wi-Fi is available in all of Alexandra’s rooms, along with the lobby. The Spisebaren Knøw offers organic comfort food and well known Danish dishes
Video Draghouse Copenhagen
A taste of what to expect at a Draghouse Show
Top Gay Neighbourhoods in Copenhagen
Denmark has a reputation for being one of the most LGBTQ+-friendly countries in the world. Same-sex sexual activity was decriminalized in Denmark in 1933, making it one of the first countries in the world to do so. In 1989, Denmark became the first country to legally recognize same-sex registered partnerships. In 2012, Denmark legalized same-sex marriage, allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt children, just like opposite-sex couples.
Vesterbro | Close to the city centre
- Vesterbro is a trendy and diverse neighborhood that houses many LGBTQ+-friendly bars, cafes, and clubs.
- It’s known for its inclusive atmosphere and is home to the famous “Red Square,” which has several gay-friendly venues.
- Vesterbro and Copenhagen as a whole have been known to host LGBTQ+ events and festivals, including the annual Copenhagen Pride parade.
- During Pride Week, various LGBTQ+-themed events, parties, and activities take place
- Discover the best things to see and do in Vesterbro
This area is close to Vesterbro & is known for its elegant atmosphere. It has a few LGBTQ+-friendly bars & cafes.
The city center also has a concentration of LGBTQ+ venues, making it a popular area for both locals & visitors.