In the heart of Greater Fort Lauderdale lies the city of Wilton Manors, a hub for the area’s LGBT+ community where business owners and homes proudly wave the rainbow flag. This area has been catering to the gay community for decades now and is one of the many inclusive places to stay in Greater Fort Lauderdale. Discover more welcoming lodging and accommodation options below.
Room for Everyone
Wilton Manors keeps its doors open to families and encourages inclusion of kids and adults of all ages. At Inn on the Drive, this is precisely what they emphasize. These affordable rooms are located just off Wilton Drive in the heart of the district and have long supported the gay community. Island Sands Inn is a tropical destination and an oasis from the day-to-day that also offers rooms for people of all ages. Show up with the family and leave well rested.
Many of the local guest houses in Wilton Manors have been privately owned and operated for years. Coral Reef Guesthouse has been a part of the community since 2010. With a sparkling pool, 12-person jacuzzi, and only nine rooms, this relaxing retreat is perfect for anyone wanting a little privacy. The property is exclusively gay has an 18 and up age restriction, which both make for a pleasant bed and breakfast atmosphere. You’re sure to see the owner putting out breakfast every morning for guests or talking shop as he maintains the property.
If you’re looking to bring that four-legged friend along, then Ed Lugo Resort should be at the top of your list. The completely renovated collection of 1950s-style Florida bungalows welcomes small, well-behaved dogs. It’s also an exclusive, adults-only resort in Wilton Manors with plenty of privacy.
If you prefer a resort-style hotel with a tantalizing environment where clothing is optional then Cheston House is your destination. Located in Fort Lauderdale, Cheston House comes with all of the amenities of a five-star hotel, but with the freedom to allow your full expression.
The Grand Resort and Hotel has been gay-owned and operated since 1999. There are 33 well maintained rooms, a private pool, and open-air showers to rinse off after a swim. This is the first gay resort of its kind and features all the amenities of a premier resort, including a spa and hair studio.