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Midtowne Spa is a gay sauna in Denver offering full-spa facilities and more.

This popular gay hot-spot offers all you may want from a sauna, including group rooms, outdoor whirlpool, and regular live shows.

Frequenters of Midtowne Spa favour the venue for its clean and well-kept facilities, reasonable prices, and friendly staff.

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In D�nemark gibt es nur eine wirklich schwule Sauna und diese ist in Kopenhagen. Sie ist seit vielen Jahren in Betrieb und unter den Schwulen popul�r. Leider ist in Kopenhagen keine Sauna vorhanden, die einen Swimmingpool oder Jacuzzi anbietet, daf�r jedoch Dampf- und Trockensaunen.

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Gay Denver | The Essential LGBT Travel Guide!

Famed of its mountains, craft-beer, legal marijuana, and hunky bearded men, Denver is also a magnet for queer individuals all over the (conservative) ‘Wild West’ who frequently flock here to experiment with gay life for the first time. Add to this a fit, active, educated – and very accepting – population, and you can see why Denver is frequently named amongst the most gay-friendly cities in the US.

While the gorgeous Rocky Mountains are right on the doorstep, gay visitors to Denver will find a diverse selection of gay bars, clubs, and bathhouses – not to mention plenty of arts, culture and growing culinary scene. With a very active and visible LGBT community – this progress, liberal haven in the heart of Colorado is where cowboys, politicians, gays, hipsters, artists, and micro-brewers all live, work, and play in harmony.

If you ask anyone in Denver about which gay neighborhood to stay in, they will tell you, “Gay neighborhood? No need honey—this whole city is gay-friendly”, which is pretty accurate from our experience (though for gay nightlife you really should try to stay in the downtown or near Colfax Ave – see our Gay Denver Map at the end).

LGBT Denver offers plenty of quirky suburbs, a thriving gay events calendar, multiple gay bars and club, and more attractions than you could ever see in one visit. Take into consideration as well all that raw nature, and you too will decide Denver makes a weird and wonderful gay holiday destination no matter where your interests lie!

Are you relocating? This guide will help travelers discover the queerer side of the city. However, if you are lucky enough to be considering a move here, we recommend getting in touch with a local gay realtor. They can happily give you no-obligation advice and all the information you’ll ever need to know about your new city. And if you then want their help to find your dream home, you are guaranteed fair, equal, and honest representation. No surprises or awkward conversations necessary!

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Saunen sind in �sterreich sehr beliebt. Dies besonders am Sonntagnachmittag, wenn alles andere geschlossen ist. Oft trifft man hier ein internationales Publikum. In Wien gibt es vier Saunas, in denen eigentlich jeder Deckel seinen Topf finden sollte. Die Saunas sind �ber die ganze Stadt verteilt und leider nicht im schwulen Viertel rund um den Naschmarkt zu finden – bis auf eine Ausnahme.

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“Great facility, very clean, very friendly staff. Great service.“

“Hey this is the place to go in Denver, you are looking for a bath-house. It’s an „old style“ bath-house with lockers, rooms, in & out-door hot tubs, garden area, steam room, dry sauna and play areas. Unlike the competition, they tend to keep it warmer inside for your comfort in the Winter months. Definitely a fun place to visit!“

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Denver (Colorado) cruising map with gay areas and spots where to practice cruising and to have casual NSA encounters

If you are gay and you want to practise cruising and to have casual NSA encounters in public places in Denver in an anonymous way, here you can find spots such as beaches, parks, forests and other spaces next to urban areas, as well as every kind of public toilets and rest areas of highways where you can practise cruising in Denver, Colorado.

Below we show a Denver cruising map with all cruising areas and spots that shared our gay community. Click on the map markers for details of each spot.

In the tab for each zone you will find a location map with directions to the place: driving, walking, public transport or bike. You can vote the area and leave a comment for the rest of the community guys know your opinion, and if you want people to know you’re in the area, do not hesitate to check in.

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Li’l Devils is a relaxed gay bar in Denver’s Southwest area.

This popular lounge serves local beers alongside tasty frozen cocktails.

Inside you’ll find brick-lined interiors, comfortable seating and a full-service bar.

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R&R is a long-standing gay bar in Denver’s Capitol Hill, home to the city’s lively gay scene.

This low-key lounge offers a range of cocktails, happy hours, and darts.

Blush and Blu is a popular Denver gay bar in the city’s downtown area.

This distinct gay bar offers unique shots alongside chai and coffee cocktail creations.

This offbeat venue offers an inclusive atmosphere, attentive bar staff, and friendly crowds.

Additionally, Blush and Blu regularly plays host to exciting events, including improv classes and poetry nights.

Blush and Blu is open Monday-Tuesday 16:00-00:00, Wednesday 14:00-02:00, Thursday-Friday 12:00-02:00, and weekends 11:00-02:00.

The Triangle Denver is a LGBT bar in Denver’s downtown area.

This popular gay bar/club-hybrid offers lively event nights throughout the week.

On weekends frequenters of Triangle Denver can enjoy one of their speciality “basic b*tch” brunches, offering handcrafted cocktails and homemade breakfasts. It also hosts a popular Denver Pride after party.

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Gay Bath Houses in Denver

Halleloo! Unlikely so many Gay USA destinations we visit … NashvilleSanta CruzHonolulu… there is actually a gay bathhouse in Denver. Two, in fact!

While Grindr and other gay hooks up apps have led to a closing of sauna and bathhouses worldwide, we are happy to report that both Denver bathhouse are as busy as ever. One is conveniently located in the stylish and popular gay area of Denver, LoHi (or Lower Highlands), and the other a bit further from the downtown in South Park Hill. Use our gay map of Denver at the end to decide what is closest to you.

If cruising for gay hookups in Denver’s gay clubs is not your style, or you just want some steamy action: these are the best gay bathhouse in Denver.

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Das Midtowne Spa ist eine schwule Sauna in Denver, die umfassende Wellnesseinrichtungen und mehr bietet.

Dieser beliebte schwule Hotspot bietet alles, was Sie von einer Sauna erwarten, einschließlich Gruppenräumen, Whirlpool im Freien und regelmäßigen Live-Shows.

Die Besucher des Midtowne Spa schätzen den Veranstaltungsort wegen seiner sauberen und gepflegten Einrichtungen, angemessenen Preise und des freundlichen Personals.

Der Denver Swim Club ist eine schwule Sauna in Denver, die sich unter den Bögen in der Colfax Ave befindet.

Diese beliebte schwule Sauna bietet Schließfächer, Privatzimmer und vieles mehr.

Die Stammgäste des Denver Swim Club schätzen den Veranstaltungsort wegen seines vielfältigen Publikums mit Altersgruppen von 20 bis 60.

Diese kürzlich renovierte Sauna bietet gepflegte Duschbereiche, ein Dampfbad sowie Innen- und Außenpools.

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Boyztown is a casual Denver gay bar, offering a relaxed atmosphere and affordable drinks.

Throughout the week Boyztown plays host to regular happy hours, as well as showcasing hot male dancers 6 nights a week.

This neighbourhood cabaret bar is favoured for its friendly atmosphere and accommodating staff.

X Bar is a lively Denver gay bar situated in Capitol Hill and close to the city’s bustling gay scene.

This energetic gay hangout offers DJs, dancing, and drag queen bingo.

Frequenters of X Bar can enjoy the quality music on the bar’s spacious dance floor, or relax outside on the patio.

Locals favour X Bar for its young, friendly crowds and hot bartenders.

Attractions in Denver

Being gay does not define which attraction most of us will want to see in each city, and generally, gay tourists will simply want to check out the top things to see in Denver during the day! Denver is a safe city, and gay people here need not take any more extra precautions in terms of public displays of affection than they would in other large US cities.

We highly recommend hiring a car and getting out and discovering all of the glorious nature right on Denver’s doorstep. If you opt to stay only in the ‘Mile High’ City there is still plenty of art galleries, hipster neighborhoods, microbreweries, boutique shops, and gay venues to keep you entertained during your stay — regardless of whether you’re in town for a day, week, month or even longer!

Gay-friendly and Gay Hotels in Denver

In this casual, liberal city, you will not find any major hotel that isn’t gay-friendly. After all, being gay-friendly is about providing a non-judgmental and respectful environment in which all people are treated equally. Elegant design, helpful staff, and excellent value for money never hurt anyone, though! Some hotels in Denver have gone above and beyond in recognizing and marketing to the LGBT community, and given their popularity with gay travelers; we would say it has paid off!

Everybody likes to be surrounded by people with common interests, and as such a there a few hotels in Denver favored by the gay jet-set. Most are located close to the thriving downtown – close to all the attractions by day and night – and each hotel showcased here offers something unique and unforgettable. Sadly, however, there are no exclusively gay hotels in Denver.

The following gay-friendly hotels in Denver are only the most recommended, but there are hundreds of other hotels in Denver if you don’t find quite find what you are looking for. Whether you want a fun and social hostel, a cheap but private place to crash after a night of partying, or a chic luxury option to sip cocktails surrounded by fashionable people, Gay Denver as something for everyone!

Gay Nightlife in Denver Colorado

As the largest city for over 600 miles in every direction, Gay Denver attracts members of the LGBT+ community from all over the West, resulting today in a vibrant and thriving gay nightlife scene in Denver.

There is no one defined gay area of Denver, and you can find gay bars and clubs scattering around in different neighborhoods all over town. If we had to name one location to try, it would be the few blocks either side of East Colfax Ave in the Capitol Hill / City Park neighborhoods but refer to the map of Gay Denver at the end to help you decide where to go before heading out!

While Denver might be more famous for microbreweries and legal weed, there are a whole host of gay bars and nightclubs to choose between if you’d rather dance the night away in LGBT Denver with Britney, Ariana, and Cher. 

Even better, most of the clubs in Denver lean heavily toward “get drunk and have a good time” rather than the whole “not dressed well enough for our establishment” scene. This is not a place to peacock – but instead, Gay Denver is where you can actually grab a casual beer, strike up a conversation, and make new friends—or more!

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Jim Clarke is no stranger to change. After his time in the Army, he transitioned to the food industry, which eventually forced him into the Mile High City. Not long after moving here, he made a career jump from the food industry to LGBTQ nightlife, landing a job at the now-closed gay bar The Fox Hole Lounge. His time bartending there was short, and it wasn’t long before a regular customer offered him a job outside of the bar.

“I had no idea what this man did, and I told him I’d come in for an interview one Sunday,” Clarke said. “When he told me to meet him at Midtowne Spa on Monday, I had to do a lot of soul searching before walking through those front doors. That day, he hired me as assistant manager. That was 22 years ago.”

Denver’s Midtowne Spa is one of the few gay bathhouses left that share the same name. After decades of operation and nine locations around the country, Midtowne Spa has only three locations still in business: Denver; Los Angeles; and Wilmington, California.

After Denver Midtowne’s general manager left the chain, Clarke was offered the position. Again, after sleeping on the decision, he decided it was too good of money to pass up. Although his workforce changes came to a halt in 1996, Clarke was now in charge of something bigger—changing with the always-evolving culture that exists within the LGBTQ community. It’s through leadership and eye for detail that Midtowne Spa has outlasted most of its brethren.

“It’s not easy work,” Clarke said. “A lot of time and energy has gone into making Midtowne what it is today.”

In the late 90s, when Clarke first started working, Midtowne was one of three bathhouses in Denver alongside the now-closed Triple C and still-standing Denver Swim Club. Right from the beginning, Clarke noticed some things that needed to be changed.

“We had two people who had completely moved in,” he said. “I’m talking hot plates and posters. They were the first to go.”

He then began noticing some regular customers, and even staff members, selling drugs out of certain rooms. They were next on the list. As long as gay bathhouses have been around, they have been filled with gay and bisexual men looking to get laid and fueled the stigma that surrounds gay sex. Bathhouses were a source of contention—to some they were integral to gay culture; for others they were dangerous. That stigma and shame intensified as the AIDS epidemic grew, forcing many bathhouses to close their doors.

Today, even with new drugs that prevent the spread of HIV, pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEp), and the knowledge that those with an undetectable viral load cannot transmit the virus, Midtowne is still riddled with the association of being a place where diseases are spread.

“We work really hard to make sure that our guests are having safe sex and have the resources to get privately tested on-site,” Clarke said. “That’s a really, really big deal to us.”

Stanning Safe SexMidtowne Spa has a zero-tolerance policy for bareback sex. Condoms are scattered throughout the maze of public and private rooms. Anyone caught in the throws of unprotected sex is banned for a length of time. If they are caught a second time, they are banned for life—from all three locations.

The spa also offers testing opportunities for its customers weekly as well as at special events.

For Alex*, a regular at Midtowne, it’s one of the few places in town where he feels comfortable getting tested. After moving to Denver from Chicago, Alex was looking for a bathhouse to replace the Windy City’s Steamworks Baths. After visiting both Midtowne and Denver Swim Club multiple times, Alex decided to make his regular spot Midtowne while still visiting DSC occasionally.

“There’s no judgement in the atmosphere there,” Alex said. “Everyone who walks in knows what they are walking into. I don’t feel judgment from the person testing me; I don’t feel judgment from the staff, and I feel safer when I leave the testing room.”

In August, at the biennial National STD Prevention Conference, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) presented preliminary data from 2013 to 2017 showing trends in STDs. The data showed that from 2013 to 2017, “increases in STD cases have continued for four consecutive years; syphilis cases nearly doubled, gonorrhea cases increased by 67 percent, and chlamydia remained at record highs.”

In addition, the CDC has determined that these statistics disproportionately affect men who have sex with men, since the reported incidence of many STDs is higher among this group than among women or men who have sex with women only.

According to STI/HIV data published by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the state of Colorado saw similar upward trends in reported incidences of STDs. For instance, in 2010, the DPHE reported 19,447 cases of chlamydia, 2,787 cases of gonorrhea, and 138 cases of syphilis. In 2016, the total amount of cases for all three STDs increased. The DPHE reported 25,569 cases of chlamydia, 5,975 cases of gonorrhea, and 524 cases of syphilis.

Midtowne currently works with both Denver Public Health and HeyDenver! to offer these testing days.

“I’ve contracted a few things over the years. But that’s why I continually get tested, so I can treat it and prevent spreading it,” Alex said. “I’m going to continue using this resource as long as they provide it.”

For Clarke, preventing the spread of STDs in his establishment is only one of the battles he faces. He is constantly on alert for drug use within the walls of Midtowne. There is a zero-tolerance policy for drug or alcohol use. All bags are checked at the door. And anyone caught breaking this policy is immediately banned for life.

“We know all the tricks. We’ve seen them before, and you’re not going to get away with anything in here,” he said. “We’re on all the apps and websites checking for people. We notice behaviors, and we aren’t shy about approaching people. We take it very seriously—we want all our guests to feel safe and comfortable here.”

Changing With the TimesThe changes didn’t end with the clientele and policies. Over the past two decades, Clarke has updated the aesthetics of the club. He worked hard to get the exterior painted to a more natural color rather than the “nasty green that they painted in the 40s,” and even harder to make sure the space inside the historic building was welcoming to anyone who entered.

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Alongside the private testing room, Clarke revamped almost everything: the patio, the group room, the dungeon, the locker rooms, show room, and the vending area. He also added a TV lounge. Currently, he is re-tiling the wet area, transforming it into a mid-century-modern-inspired area of the spa.

“I’m working hard to make the next project updating the rooms,” Clarke said. “I’m hoping we can start next year once the wet room is all finished. We’re seeing more and more people come through those doors, and I want to make sure they keep coming back.”

For Midtowne regular Randy*, it’s not the updated design or easy access to testing that inspires him to renew his membership, but the clientele.

“I’ve been to bathhouses everywhere, and this place is where I feel the most comfortable,” Randy said. “As long as you follow the rules, they are never going to turn anyone away. You see a lot of different types of people in here.”

Midtowne Spa prides itself on being inclusive to all gay and bisexual men, no matter their appearance. Although they don’t allow women in the club regularly, as long as your ID declares you male or you are male presenting, you are let into the spa.

But, Midtowne Spa started something unprecedented in 2017—the gay bathhouse opened its doors to the entire world. Anyone over the age of 18 was welcome to the first ever Panorama Party. Clarke, who is always open for change, didn’t know how people would take this. But people accepted the idea, as the line to get into the spa was around the block, literally.

“At first, there was very clearly a divide. All of the gay men were on one side, and all the females and their partners were on the other,” Clarke said. “By the end of the night, some girl had four gay guys bent over a couch while she pegged them.”

In 2018, Midtowne Spa hosted three more Panorama parties, drawing in people from all over the nation. Every party has hit maximum capacity, forcing it to only take place in the summer months at Midtowne. But, other bathhouses are taking note and attempting to implement similar nights at their establishments.

“We always have to be changing with the times,” Clarke said.