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

Colosseum
Colosseum
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8.4
Excellent
Via Sforza 10, ROME
from $68
Ambasciatori Palace Hotel
Ambasciatori Palace Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
Via Vittorio Veneto, 62, Rome
from $197
Starhotels Metropole Hotel
Starhotels Metropole Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
Via Principe Amedeo 3, Rome
from $136
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese Hotel
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
Via Lombardia 47, Rome
from $207
Ponte Sisto Hotel
Ponte Sisto Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
VIA DEI PETTINARI 64, Rome
from $133
Hotel San Francesco
Hotel San Francesco
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8.6
Excellent
Via Jacopa de' Settesoli 7, Rome
from $80
Grand Hotel Plaza
Grand Hotel Plaza
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7.4
Good
Via Del Corso 126, Rome
from $198
Hotel Londra and Cargill
Hotel Londra and Cargill
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8.4
Excellent
18,Piazza Sallustio, Rome
from $130
Grand Hotel Tiberio
Grand Hotel Tiberio
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8.3
Excellent
Via Lattanzio 51, Rome
from $68
Hotel Capannelle
Hotel Capannelle
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7.6
Good
Via Siderno 37, Rome
from $45
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.