Two spots we've
enjoyed on the island of Phuket are Club Bamboo (above) and Connect
life and culture
do not aim to make this site a complete hotel guide, but we're happy
to recommend several establishments whose hospitality we've enjoyed.
34 Soi. Nandha (Sathorn 1), South Sathorn Rd., Bangkok 10120,
Phone: 0 2679 7984; 0 2213-2108; Fax: 0 2679 7986
two Babylons, adjacent and affiliated, but with separate entrances.
Babylon Sauna includes a restaurant, pool, and a very good gym
as well as sauna and lots of friendly men. Babylon Barracks is
a hotel; rooms are spartan but stylish, with shared baths and
a comfortable breakfast area. An overnight stay includes admission
to all the sauna facilities.
Pinnacle Lumpini Hotel,
17 Soi Ngam Duphli, Rama 4 Rd., Bangkok 10120,
Phone: 0 2287 0112; Fax: 0 2287 3420
the Pinnacle chain, the Pinnacle Lumpini is not a gay hotel, but
is gay-friendly. It's a 10 minute walk from Babylon, a short cab
ride from the Silom district, and within walking distance of a
Sky Train station.
119/5-10 Sirawong Road, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500
Phone: 0 2238 2620; Fax: 0 2238 3228; Email: email@example.com
hotel for gay visitors to Bangkok, centrally located in the Silom
Bamboo, 247/1-8 Nanai Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150,
Phone: 66-76 345 345-7; Fax: 66-76 345 099
is a small gay-friendly, but not specifically gay, resort nestled
quietly among palm trees on the outskirts of Patong town. It has
a pool, sauna, small fitness center, 33 rooms, and several suites.
Club Bamboo is a short cab ride or a 20-minute walk from town,
with free shuttle service.
Guesthouse and Cafe, 125/8-9 Rath-U-Thit Rd., Paradise Complex,
Phone/fax: 0 7629 4195; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
the center of Patong, Connect combines a friendly restaurant,
cyber cafe, and guesthouse. We've also enjoyed their Gay Day excursion
to one of the islands, currently every Thursday.