German guys have a well-deserved reputation as having liberal and healthy sexual appetites. We check out some of the best places to cruise and be cruised in the city.

The gay cruising scene in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt has some great saunas and bars with dark rooms and cruising nights. The city tends to get busier on the weekends although the cinemas can be busy with after work businessmen and locals looking to get some relief. As always, keep your wits about you, look out for hustlers and don’t bring valuables into cruising zones.

The Stall

The Stall is one of Frankfurt’s sexiest bars for guys looking to hook up and have fun in the darkroom.

The Stall

The Stall is a western-style leather bar with dark room, videos, all ages but many young guys. The Leather/denim crowd frequent this bar.

Getting to the bar is easy. Head northeast on Kaiserstrasse toward Rossmarkt 130 m 2. Continue onto Robmarkt 300 m 3. Continue onto Grobe Eschenheimer Strabe 280 m 4. Turn right onto Stiftstrasse 140 m 5. Take the 1st right to stay on Stiftstrasse Destination will be on the left 56 m. The bar is open daily from 9 pm to 4 am. The large dark room is open on Satruday nights during their XL nights.

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New Man Cinema

New Man Cinema is located in the Red Light district of Frankfurt and is busy at weekends and after work.

New Man

The area around Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) is one of the red light districts. Unlike many cities, it’s a safe area. The name of the shop is Dr Mueller and upstairs is New Man (The gay shop). As you go upstairs, you pay your entrance fee. The fee is 10 Euros for this cruising lounge or 15 Euros for this one and Sex World (one block down).

You can use both shops if you buy a combo ticket (recommended). Once you buy your ticket, keep this safe. Enter the labyrinth. There is subtle lighting, i.e. medium lighting, so you see everyone, but not garish. There are 3 rooms which contain leather seating and can be locked from the inside with large screens showing gay porn, so if you get a group going – ideal. Several smaller cabins where 2 people fit. Extremely clean, washrooms too. Soft drink vending machine.


Jerome is a small popular gay sex shop and cinema. Several films shown on video screens Tends to attract slightly more mature guys. There is a number of open cabins with glory holes in main viewing area and slightly larger cabin towards rear. Four cabins with glory holes in side corridor. Drinks available water, beer, etc. and complimentary coffee. To get there, head southwest on Taunusanlage toward GuiollettstraBe 210 m 2. Turn left to stay on Taunusanlage 350 m 3. Continue onto Gallusanlage 240 m 4. Turn right onto Munchener StraBe 280 m 5. Turn right onto ElbestraBe Destination will be on the left. The cinema is open from 15.00 to 23.00.

Amsterdam Club Sauna

Amsterdam Club Sauna is a popular Sauna spread out over several floors attracting older guys and their admirers.

Amsterdam Club Sauna

Amsterdam Club Sauna is located in Frankfurt’s Sount Bank District, Sachsenhausen. It is easy to overlook as its located in a large Villa in a busy residential block. The crowd is generally older guys and their admirers. Weekends are often full. The sauna is closed Mondays. 1400-2300. Sunday till 2200.

To get there, head southwest on Heimatring toward Unter den Kastanien. 2. Turn right onto Morfelder Landstrasse/K816. 3. Take the 1st right onto Richard-Strauss-Allee. 4. Turn right onto Kennedyallee/B43/B44. 5. Slight right to stay on Kennedyallee/B43/B44. 6. Take the 1st right onto Stresemannallee. 7. Take the 2nd right onto Waidmannstrasse. (S-Bahn 3/4, Tram 15/19/21 – Stesemannallee)

Check out the saunas section for full details on all of the gay saunas in Frankfurt.

Recommended Hotels in Frankfurt

Frankfurt is a compact city with most of the gay bars located on 3 streets forming a “Bermuda Triangle”. The best hotels are all within walking distance of the centre of the city. Here are our editors top selections.

The Steigenberger, 5 Star
Location / Shopping

Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof

The hotel features 303 luxurious rooms with traditional and modern decor as well as elegant and classic furnishings. All rooms features a flat-screen TV, a safety deposit box, an air conditioning

Westin Grand 5 Star

This non-smoking hotel is located on the corner of the Zeil shopping street in central Frankfurt. It features 3 restaurants, a 24-hour gym and a large spa. Wi-Fi is free in the lobby

Hilton 5 Star
Huge Pool/Views

Hilton Frankfurt

Located minutes from all main attractions in the centre of Frankfurt, featuring a health club with a 25 m pool as well as a restaurant with park terrace, close to the gay bars

NH Frankfurt 4 Star

NH Collection Frankfurt City

This 4-star superior hotel lies in the heart of Frankfurt, a 5-minute walk from the Zeil shopping street. It offers international cuisine & a spa area with sauna, hammam, & gym

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