Our 15 recommended hotels near Vatican City and St Peter’s basilica

We bring you our 15 hotels near Vatican City and St Peter’s Basilica, Vatican. Great choices for every pocket.  From 5 to 1 stars. We have taken in consideration the distance, price and guest reviews.

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Gran Melia Rome

Gran Melia Rome

  • Very elegant interior and design rooms with views of the Vatican, Castel Sant’Angelo or hotel’s garden. The on-site SPA My Blend by Clarins includes a vitality pool and an outdoor swimming pool. This hotel is excellent choice for couples. Its like an oasis in the middle of busy Rome
  • 5 stars
  • 0.6 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Very good 8.5, 505 reviews

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Lourdes – Sanctuary of Our Lady
Medjugorje – Medjugorje Sanctuary
Milan – The Duomo Cathedral
New York – St Patrick’s Cathedral
Paris – Notre Dame Cathedral

DOM Hotel Roma

DOM Hotel Roma

  • The design hotel is a 5-minute walk from Palazzo Braschi, the civic Museum of Rome and a 15-minute walk from Saint Peter’s Cathedral. At the hotel you will find a 24-hour front desk, a terrace offering panoramic view of the old town and a bar. Other facilities offered include meeting facilities, a ticket service and luggage storage.
  • Already in the Hotel you will see wonderful art everywhere, friendly staff and good restaurants nearby.
  • 5 stars
  • 1.1 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Fabulous 8.7, 534 reviews

Hotel Raphael – Relais & Châteaux

Hotel Raphael – Relais & Châteaux

  • One street from Piazza Navona, this hotel offers luxurious rooms with marble bathroom and parquet floors. Its roof terrace boasts panoramic views of Rome, from St. Peter’s to the Pantheon.
  • Has an ideal location, yet tucked away from noise and crowdx. You get an abundant buffet breakfast every morning. Location, staff, decor and art – superb – Welcome to Rome 🙂
  • 5 stars
  • 1.4 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Superb 9.0, Location 9.7, 1,359 reviews

Starhotels Michelangelo Rome

Starhotels Michelangelo Rome

  • Right next to the Vatican City and a 10-minute walk from Saint Peter’s Square, hotel has rooms with classic decoration and air conditioning. The rooms and public areas were completely renovated in 2013. One of the most booked hotels in 2015.
  • Breakfast is served at the Dome Restaurant, which also serves Roman and international cuisine. You get an excellent location and value for your money.
  • 4 stars
  • 0.4 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Fabulous 8.7, 2,534 reviews

Atlante Star Hotel

Atlante Star Hotel

  • The highlights of this hotel has to be its rooftop restaurant where you can enjoy spectacular views of St. Peter’s Basilica while you eat. Amazing.
  • Very approachable and ready to assist staff.
  • 4 stars
  • 0.6 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Good 7.7, 1,755 reviews

Residenza Paolo VI

Residenza Paolo VI

  • This hotel is actually a former monastery, and is the only hotel directly on Piazza San Pietro. It is located next to the Vatican walls in the heart of Rome. So exclusivity for you.
  • Breakfast here is a large American buffet that is available until 10:30. Drinks and snacks can be enjoyed up on the terrace, with great views of the Apostolic Palace.
  • For Catholics, this place couldn’t get any better; the location is perfect, and the staff slipps the daily gospel underneath your our door before you wake up.
  • 4 stars
  • 0.2 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Fabulous 8.9, Location 9.8, 636 reviews

Best Western Hotel Spring House

Best Western Hotel Spring House

  • Located just outside the Vatican walls, this hotel  is a 5-minute walk from Cipro-Musei Vaticani Metro Station. Has elegant rooms and free Wi-Fi throughout as well as a free sauna, relaxation and free fitness area.. While we write this review it has been booked 26 times this morning.
  • Wonderful ambience and view. Just near in Vatican and center of the city. Very good value for your stay. This hotel was one of the most booked hotels in Rome in 2015.
  • 3 stars
  • 0.6 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Fabulous 8.6, 2,277 reviews

Fragrance Hotel St.Peter

Fragrance Hotel St.Peter

  • Has a garden and a sky terrace, Hotel St.Peter is 300 m from San Pietro Train Station. Castel Sant’Angelo is a 20-minute walk away. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all areas.
  • This hotel has modern and updated facilities; excellent air conditoning and  location for going to St. Peter’s Square; transportation accessible by bus, train or metro. Sometimes when you are in a hurry, they even pack you your breakfast to take with you.
  • 3 stars
  • 0.7 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Fabulous 8.9, 1,449 reviews

Una Notte Ai Musei Vaticani

Una Notte Ai Musei Vaticani

  • Overlooking the Vatican City, Una Notte Ai Musei Vaticani is  a modern apartment with free Wi-Fi access. The Vatican Museums are just 2-minute walk away.
  • St. Peter’s Square is a 10-minute walk from Una Notte Ai Musei Vaticani. Ottaviano Metro Station is 500 m away.
  • It’s like a home away from home. It has everything, all kitchen equipment, washing machine, etc.
  • Apartment
  • 0.7 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Exceptional 9.6, Location 9.7, 114 reviews

Tango Hotel

Tango Hotel

  • You can can easily reach the Vatican City, which is 500 m away. Hotel is set in a 19th-century building, all air-conditioned. Rooms are on 2 levels
  • Many nice Restaurants for dinner around. If you need any info about getting around, just ask the staff, the are very helpful. Excellent value for you money.
  • 3 stars
  • 0.7 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Superb 9.2, Location 9.5, 694 reviews

Hotel Colors

Hotel Colors

  • Set in the Prati neighbourhood of Rome, is just a 5-minute walk from Vatican. It offers bright guest rooms with free Wi-Fi access, Sky TV, and 1 free bottle of mineral water per day. A sweet and savoury buffet is served daily in the small breakfast room.
  • This budget hotel is recommended by many travel guide books. Common areas include a roof garden, TV lounge, and a free internet point.
  • 2 stars
  • 0.8 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Very good 8.1, 816 reviews

Hotel Centro Cavour

Hotel Centro Cavour

  • Just 400 m from the Coliseum and the Roman Forum, Hotel Centro Cavour is in central Rome, 150 m from Cavour Metro Station.
  • Offers free WiFi, classic-style rooms, and a 24-hour reception with multilingual staff.
  • Clean, tidy and kept fresh with good facilities (free Coffee from the vending machine and cold bottles of water in the fridge every day).
  • 2 stars
  • 3.1 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews:  Fabulous 8.8, Location 9.4, 790 reviews

Hotel Silla

Hotel Silla

  • Hotel is a family-run hotel enjoying superb public transport links. All rooms are en suite, and Wi-Fi is free.
  • Ottaviano Metro Station on line A is just 30 m away, and offers fast, convenient access to a host of destinations, including Termini Train Station and the Spanish Steps.
  • The neighborhood looks safe and has many stores close to the hotel if you need to buy anything.
  • 2 stars
  • 0.9 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Very good 8.1, 323 reviews

Les Chambres d’Or

Les Chambres d'Or

  • Offers air-conditioned rooms in a historic building . A short walk from the Vatican Museums. You receive the keys to the building and room.
  • All rooms are soundproofed and feature  free Wi-Fi. A continental breakfast is served from 07:30 until 10:30 at the Rendez Vous restaurant, next door to the property, which serves typical Roman cuisine and pizza.
  • 1 star
  • 0.6 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Very good 8.0, 814 reviews

Hotel Mimosa Pantheon

Hotel Mimosa Pantheon

  • Its just 150 m from the Pantheon in the heart of Rome, a 5-minute walk from Piazza Navona square and 10 minutes on foot from the Trevi Fountain. It offers modern air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom and free Wi-Fi throughout.
  • An Italian-style buffet breakfast is served daily in a dedicated room. You can grab a drink from the vending machine at reception.
  • 1 star
  • 1.8 km from St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ratings and Reviews: Fabulous 8.6, Location 9.7, 372 reviews