A must-see in Rome, the Vatican is not only a bucket list attraction but you’ll also find plenty of inviting places to stay nearby. From your hotel, you can walk to the Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Square and Vatican Museums, some of Rome’s most popular sites. Make the best out of your trip when you stay at one of these top hotels near the Vatican in Rome, Italy.
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Relais Vatican View (Prices & Photos)
One of the top hotels in Rome, Relais Vatican View is within arm’s reach of the Vatican. With a name like “Vatican View,” you should expect nothing less than a great location to Vatican museums and St. Peter’s Square. History buffs and shopaholics alike enjoy staying here, as not only are the museums close by but so is the Via Cola di Rienzo shopping district. Guests here relish in the location but also enjoy the affordable nightly prices too. While you’re here, you won’t want to miss the views from the rooftop terrace.
Hotel Alimandi Vaticano (Prices & Photos)
Hotel Alimandi Vaticano is a boutique hotel that is just across the street from the Vatican museums. You can find many guests relaxing on the rooftop or enjoying a drink in the lounge during their stay here. Before you set out to explore the Vatican, take advantage of the complimentary breakfast spread. This 24-room hotel does have some perks, like transfers to the airport and babysitting services too.
Hotel della Conciliazione (Prices & Photos)
There are chic rooms at this Rome hotel that is only 100 meters away from St. Peter’s Square. Hotel della Conciliazione, staffed by multilingual employees, is well-equipped to manage a wide variety of guests. With amenities like free WiFi, satellite TV, and an onsite bar and restaurant, this Rome hotel continues to please international travelers. A breakfast buffet is offered to guests every morning here too. With a great location that is within walking distance to the area’s top attractions, Hotel della Conciliazione definitely deserves its spot on this list.
Starhotels Michelangelo (Prices & Photos)
Starhotels Michelangelo is a four-star hotel in Rome within walking distance to the Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum, and Castel Sant’angelo. This hotel is actually one of the closest hotels on this list to the Vatican. This hotel boasts an array of elegant rooms, some of which offer a view of the Dome of St. Peter’s. After a long day exploring area attractions, you’ll want to have a meal at The Dome, the hotel’s on-site restaurant that serves Roman and Italian food. The Dome also serves a complimentary breakfast buffet for all guests every morning.
Residenza Paolo VI (Prices & Photos)
Stay in the only hotel that is directly on St. Peter’s Square, Residenza Paolo VI. This hotel actually operates out of an old Augustinian monastery. The location of the hotel is the main perk here, as the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums are within walking distance. Residenza Paolo VI doesn’t skimp out on amenities for its guests either, as it features free Wi-FI, a nightly bar and a gorgeous private courtyard.
Hotel Sant’Anna Roma (Prices & Photos)
Hotel Sant’Anna Roma is an intimate Rome hotel, which operates out of a building that dates as far back as 1550. It offers the perfect space to relax, as it features a gorgeous courtyard and cozy guest rooms. Its location is found in a charming and walkable neighborhood that is only 650 feet away from St. Peter’s Basilica. Guests wake up here to a delicious breakfast spread, stocked with pastries, breads, cheeses and coffee drinks.
Eccelso Hotel (Prices & Photos)
For travelers wanting to stay in one of Rome’s more quiet areas, consider booking a room at Eccelso Hotel in Prati. Soundproof rooms will block out any noise from the side street bars nearby. Eccelso Hotel is only a five-minute walk from St. Peter’s Square and a ten-minute walk from the Vatican Museums. This boutique hotel features free Wifi, flat screen TVs and even allows pets for an additional nightly fee.
Gran Meliá Rome (Prices & Photos)
Gran Meliá Rome is an upscale resort found along the Tiber River. This beautiful Italian hotel has top-notch amenities and is also at a great location. When you aren’t enjoying the sites and sounds of Rome, relax at the YHI Spa and Wellness Centre, the hotel’s on-site spa. Along with the spa, guests rave about the fitness center, pool, and lounge also found here too.
Vatica B&B Roma (Prices & Photos)
One of the best bed and breakfasts in Rome is Vatica B&B Roma. This b&b is at a great location that is only 500 meters away from the Vatican Museums and has many restaurants, cafes and public transit stops nearby. Vatica B&B Roma offers a quiet stay, as there are only three rooms to book here, two guest rooms and a two-bedroom suite. All three room options at Vatica B&B Roma come with a private balcony and a private bathroom.