Hotels near Saint Peter's Basilica
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This famous Vatican City landmark sits in St. Peter's Square, which boasts two beautiful fountains and a 25.5-meter-tall obelisk from the 13th century. The whole area is rich in history and stunning architecture, making it a must-see for those exploring Rome.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Saint Peter's Basilica

Starhotels Metropole
Starhotels Metropole
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8.6
Excellent
Via Principe Amedeo 3, Rome
from $136
River Palace Hotel
River Palace Hotel
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8.8
Excellent
Via Flaminia 33, Rome
from $133
Hotel Duca d'Alba
Hotel Duca d'Alba
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8.5
Excellent
Via Leonina 14, Rome
from $86
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese
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8.7
Excellent
Via Lombardia 47, Rome
from $207
Hotel Diocleziano
Hotel Diocleziano
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9.0
Excellent
Via Gaeta 71, Rome
from $127
Hotel San Francesco
Hotel San Francesco
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8.5
Excellent
Via Jacopa de' Settesoli 7, Rome
from $114
Mecenate Palace
Mecenate Palace
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8.4
Excellent
Via Carlo Alberto 3, Rome
from $132
Best Western Hotel Roma Tor Vergata
Best Western Hotel Roma Tor Vergata
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7.5
Good
Via Vico Vigano 24, Rome
from $45
Atlante Garden Hotel
Atlante Garden Hotel
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7.7
Good
Via Crescenzio 78, Rome
from $122
The St. Regis Rome
The St. Regis Rome
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9.0
Excellent
Via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 3, Rome
from $320
More About Hotels near Saint Peter's Basilica...

What's Saint Peter's Basilica?

St. Peter's Basilica is an Italian Renaissance church completed in 1626 in the world-famous Vatican City. One of the largest churches in the world, it's often recognized as one of the holiest Catholic shrines and one of the greatest churches of Christendom.

Which Hotels Have the Best View Near Saint Peter's Basilica?

Hotels in Rome, Italy near Saint Peter's Basilica include the Starhotels Michelangelo for $146 per night. This 4-star property offers rooms with balconies that overlook St. Peter's Dome and sits within a five-minute walk from Vatican City and St. Peter's Square. Another hotel near the landmark is the Hotel Alimandi Vaticano for $155 per night. This hotel features a rooftop terrace that looks out over the surrounding area and has a snack bar and deli. Alternatively, you could stay at the stylish Orange Hotel with excellent panoramic views of St. Peter's cupola where you can enjoy some tradition Italian cuisine or soak in their whirlpool tub.

What are the Benefits or Draw-Backs from Staying at a Hotel Near Saint Peter's Basilica?

When staying near Saint Peter's Basilica, a problem you may face is being further away from other popular landmarks. However, the public transportation is fantastic so you can easily make your way to other sites even when staying near the landmark. In addition, if you're up for walking, Vatican City is only a 15-minute stroll to Piazza Novana in the heart of the city centre.

What Do I Need to Know About Saint Peter's Basilica?

While entry to the landmark is free, you can buy a guided tour or an audio guide to fully experience the church and its history. It's also important to note that there is a strict dress code to enter the Basilica. Visitors should avoid wearing shorts, miniskirts, or bearing their shoulders.