Marchers fill the street for the annual gay pride parade in Puebla

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Marchers fill the street for the annual gay pride parade in Puebla

Overshadowed by Mexico City but a big destination in its own right

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The city of Puebla, formally Puebla de Zaragoza, is the capital and the most populous city of the state of Puebla and is the 4th largest metro area in México. It was an important city as well in colonial times so you will find a lovely colonial center. Now it is known for its many universities and industry.

Most of the action is in the Historic Center but the university suburb of San Andrés Cholula also has a number of LGBT nightlife options.

With about 50% of the state's population in the metropolitan area of the capital, other areas do not have much of a developed LGBT community but if you're travelling else in the state see our Puebla state page for listings for Tehuacán, San Martín Texmelucan, Atlixco, etc.

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Upcoming events in Puebla de Zaragoza, Cholula & Chipilo, Puebla

June 22, 2024: Puebla LGBTTTIQ+ Pride March

The LGBTTTIQ+ Puebla State Pride March will be Saturday June 22 starting at 3:00 pm at Parque Juarez

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Hotels, B&Bs

Casa Pepe Hostel Boutique Puebla

Casa Pepe Hostel Boutique Puebla

Gay friendly trendy hostel and hotel located in a restored 17th century mansion. Dormitory and room options. Daily tours and group activities. Restaurant, bar and hangout areas. They also have a location in Mexico City.
 +52 221 642 7790
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 Average rating: 93 Excellent
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Casona de los Sapos Hotel

Casona de los Sapos Hotel

Five star hotel that would be a great option for a romantic getaway for an LGBT couple. Gay friendly, central hotel situated on a cobbled street near shops, eateries and bars in a Spanish Colonial–style building. Rooms feature Wi-F, flat-screen TVs, minibars and coffeemakers; some have wood-beamed ceilings and/or 4-poster beds. Suites add separate living rooms. Restaurant, bakery, rooftop bar gym, spa and a heated indoor pool.
 +52 222 290 4757
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 Average room rate: $170 USD
 Average rating: 93 Excellent
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Hostal Gente de Más

Hostal Gente de Más

Trendy gay friendly hostel in the center. Private rooms or dormitories. Shared kitchen. Rooftop hang out zone. They also now offer B&B accommodation nearby at Av. 4 Pte. 715.
 +52 222 232 3136
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 Average room rate: $450 MXN
 Average rating: 79 Good
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Hotel La Alhondiga

Hotel La Alhondiga

An elegant hotel located in one of the oldest buildings in the city built in colonial Puebla. Mixed but promotes itself as gay friendly.
 +52 222 242 4603
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 Average rating: 71 Good
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Ikonik Hotel Puebla

Ikonik Hotel Puebla

Gay friendly boutique hotel with modern styling made from recycled shipping containers and a striking glass facade. There is an on-site café with gym and roof-top terrace.
 +52 222 245 6645
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 Average room rate: $40 USD
 Average rating: 86 Very Good
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NH Puebla Centro Histórico

NH Puebla Centro Histórico

180 room full service hotel of the gay friendly NH chain. Very centrally located and close to gay nightlife. Rooftop pool, gym, restaurant.
 +52 222 309 1900
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 Average room rate: $60 USD
 Average rating: 86 Very Good
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Bars, Discos

BoyBerry by La Cigarra

BoyBerry by La Cigarra

A new gay bar from the creators of the now closed La Cigarra, Boyberry has a sexy vibe with naked stripper shows, drag shows and a dance floor. Promotions on Fridays and events on Saturdays.
 Average rating: 58
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Dua Pop

Dua Pop

Gay nightclub with DJ, gogo boys and girls, drag queens
 Average rating: 80 Very Good
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El Coktelito

El Coktelito

Gay bar with drag shows. Also called Club 41.
 +52 222 895 8060
 Average rating: 72 Good
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Garotos Dance Club

Garotos Dance Club

Gay disco. DJ, gogo boys and girls. Reggaton, pop and electonica.
 +52 222 242 4232
 Average rating: 64
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Kinney Bar de Copas Nightclub

Kinney Bar de Copas Nightclub

Restaurant, bar and cruising Tuesday to Saturday from 1 pm, nightclub Thursday to Saturday from 8 pm. Drag and gogo shows.
 +52 222 114 7154
 Average rating: 74 Good
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Secret Coffee and Beer

Secret Coffee and Beer

Bar with drag shows and karaoke.
 +52 221 260 8228
 Average rating: 86 Very Good
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Zuntra Pop Club

Zuntra Pop Club

Gay disco in Cholula with DJs, dancing. Mix of gay boys, lesbians and allies. Stylish upscale crowd.
 +52 222 327 4534
 Average rating: 82 Very Good
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Restaurants

Arugula

Arugula

Trendy gay friendly restaurant specializing in pizza and pasta.
 +52 222 432 4004
 Average rating: 86 Very Good
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Coffee Shops

Zaranda Café Palafox

Zaranda Café Palafox

Spacious coffee shop also with internal patio popular with the LGBT crowd at the Palafox location.
 +52 222 242 09 88
 Average rating: 88 Excellent
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Bathhouses, Saunas, Massage, Cruising Clubs, Cruising Areas

Puebla has a big selection of sex clubs / cruising clubs. There are also many traditional bathhouses in Puebla which generally have separate sections for men and women. A few are men only. Most of these are primarily straight but some cruising happens especially in the steam rooms. Listed below are only the bathhouses that are exclusively gay or have a strong gay following.

Adán Club Gay

Adán Club Gay

Bathhouse/sex club for men 18+ with jacuzzi, steam room, changing area, labyrinth, outdoor area with sun loungers, dark rooms, private rooms, lockers.
 +52 221 464 1454
 Average rating: 84 Very Good
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Baños Las Termas

Baños Las Termas

Gay bathhouse with sauna, steam, jacuzzi, video room, solarium, lockers, private changing rooms, dark room.
 +52 222 232 9562
 Average rating: 82 Very Good
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Baños San Joaquin

Baños San Joaquin

Traditional bathhouse that is now primarily for gay men
 Average rating: 74 Good
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El Ático

El Ático

Sex club/bathhouse.
 +52 222 230 4624
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El Baul Cholula Men's Club

El Baul Cholula Men's Club

Cruising and sex club for 18+ men. Open 7 days with different offers, dress code and cover depending on the day.
 +52 2227570739,+52 2212763865
 Average rating: 100 Exceptional
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El Cosheo Club Privado

El Cosheo Club Privado

Sex club for men 18+. Dark rooms, dim rooms, video room, hangout area.
 +52 221 527 4145,+52 222 469 2143

Gymclub Puebla

Gymclub Puebla

Gay sex club for men 18+. Dark room, video room, showers, lockers, music, drinks, gym.
 +52 22 3108 7577
 Average rating: 80 Very Good
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Hardcore

Sex club for 18+ men. Three floors of different theme rooms including orgy room, sado room, mirror room. Lockers, showers, toilets.
 +52 221 440 3352
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Menbox

Menbox

Cruising club for gay men with cabinas, gloryholes, dark room. General entrance is 35$mx and cabinas are 20$mx/hr with specials available on some days or with their card.
 +52 1 222 817 3705
 Average rating: 84 Very Good
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Valle Encantado

Sex club for men 18+ except on Fridays which is Swingers Night where both men and women are welcome. Bar with tequila, beer and sodas. Clothes check, smoking area, xxx video room, dark room and dimly lit room. Membership and reservation required, contact them for details.
 +52 221 527 2753

Shopping

Choneria

Choneria

Sexy underwear and swimwear for men
 +52 222 471 7773
 Average rating: 80 Very Good
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Permanently closed places

The following venues have been reported as permanently closed but we have listed them here as other less current websites may still be listing them as open. If there is a place in this list that has reopened or one above that has closed, please advise us at info@gaymexicomap.com

Bars, Discos: Cabaretito VIP Puebla
Bars, Discos: Chikys Bar
Bars, Discos: Envy Puebla
Bars, Discos: Francos Disco Club
Bars, Discos: La Cigarra
Bars, Discos: Love Club Puebla
Bars, Discos: Red Bay
Coffee Shops: La Casona (de la Quimera)
Bathhouses, Saunas, Massage, Cruising Clubs, Cruising Areas: Mi Club Puebla

Additional comments from our visitors about LGBT places for Puebla de Zaragoza, Cholula & Chipilo, Puebla

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Daniel

Visité uno que se llama Hardcore en Cholula, tiene un diseño único, temática sado y muy muy limpio, ojalá lo puedas añadir.

January 05, 2024

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Mapa Gay de México

Gracias para avisarnos Daniel! El lugar se ve muy divertido y ya está publicado en está página: Hardcore

January 05, 2024

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Jhon

Algunos dicen que ya volvieron abrir mi club y acá dicen que no, alguien me puede informar con veracidad por favor

August 21, 2023

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Gay México Map

No puedo encontrar nada que indica este club está abierto de nuevo pero si descubres el club está abierto por favor avísenos a info@gaymexicomap.com y vamos a actualizar la información. En contra de otros sitios que nunca actualizar su información y tiene lugares que han cerrado hace años tratemos a tener la información actualizado

August 21, 2023

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Luis

Falta Club Privado El Cosheo

November 29, 2022

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Mapa Gay de México

Gracias para informarnos! Acabo de publicar un anuncio por El Cosheo Club Privado

November 29, 2022

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Jesus

Hola! El lugar Men for men? Ya no existe?

August 22, 2022

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Gay Mexico Map

No puedo encontrar nada más reciente de 2018 por Men For Men. Si sabes que el lugar está abierto enviarnos una nota o un enlace con la info a info@gaymexicomap.com y publicaremos un anuncio por el lugar!

August 23, 2022

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jesus

falta sauna "adan" ubicado casi con esquina de la avenida jaurez

July 12, 2022

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Gay Mexico Map

Gracias para informarnos! El lugar se ve divertido. Ya está publicado arriba o aqui: Adán

July 12, 2022

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