Travel Proud - Vulcan Hotel now Proud Certified

Vulcan Hotel is Booking.com’s Newest Proud Certified Partner

The team at the Vulcan Hotel, Ultimo have worked to improve the LGBTQ+ experience for all those staying at their boutique Sydney accommodation. Booking.com have recognised the central Sydney hotel as their newest Proud Certified Partner. If you’re looking for that extra welcoming stay, know that the Vulcan Hotel team values inclusivity and ensures equality and outstanding service is provided to all guests. As a Proud Certified Partner, the team is committed to making all welcome.

To help enjoy your stay in Sydney, here is a list of some of the popular LGBTQ+ friendly venues and events amongst locals.

Best Nightlife

 Couple enjoying food and drinks with friends at The Beresford, Surry Hills

Photo Credit: The Beresford Hotel by Destination NSW

Best Dining and Cafes

  • Reuben Hills - Perfect spot to get a coffee fix and taste some South American delights.
  • Bills Surry Hills - Popular for breakfast and brunch on the weekend.
  • The Rusty Rabbit Darlinghurst - One block from Oxford street, the all day brunch is popular with the locals.
  • Drag Brunch Sydney - There are multiple locations where you can enjoy a drag brunch, but you can’t go past Prince of York or Poof Doof.

Best Entertainment

Stay at Vulcan Hotel (Travel Proud) and head to the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras

Photo Credit: Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade by Destination NSW

  • Most are familiar with, or have travelled to Sydney for the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade and Party, held each year in February or March.
  • Fair Day is held the weekend before Mardi Gras and is a family-friendly event popular with the community, especially rainbow families.
  • Pride Festival is a celebration of equality, inclusion and diversity held for the month of June each year.
  • Drag show at Universal Sydney.

Best Wellness and Relaxation

Bondi Beach. the perfect relaxation in Sydney for all to enjoy

Photo Credit: Bondi Beach by Destination NSW

  • Mankind - Highly recommended for their great facials.
  • Men Naked Yoga - A great opportunity for relaxation and restoration
  • Eclipse Body & Soul Massage - You’ll leave feeling rejuvenated and like a new person after their therapeutic, holistic massages.
  • Men's Grooming Salon - a private discreet space with founder Christian Acuna leaving your skin feeling refreshed.
  • Beaches, especially Obelisk Beach (clothing is optional) and of course Bondi Beach

You’re guaranteed to be drawn to the fun and excitement that Sydney — one of the world’s greatest queer cities — has to offer. As an Integral part of Sydney’s social scene, the fun times are often happening all the time. To ensure an unforgettable experience, the team are dedicated to delivering an inclusive, comfortable and safe experience. Don’t forget to book Proud Certified, Vulcan Hotel on your next visit to Sydney.