The Vatican is a very sacred place for Christians. It is the place where the pope resides and it is the place where the spirit of Christ lives. Visiting the Vatican should be on your bucket list. Whether you’re going to visit St. Peter’s Basilica, or the Sistine Chapel, you still have to accommodate somewhere. So that’s why we’ve written this article which includes the best hotels in and near the Vatican.
Domus Terenzio – Neat the Vatican
This hotel is located in Rome, rather than the Vatican, but it’s closer than what you might think. Located in the Prati neighborhood, this hotel is both close to all of Rome’s most famous attractions, and to the Vatican Museums, churches, and basilicas. The location of this hotel makes it perfect for an all-round visit or Rome and the Vatican, and the area of location is quite lovely as well. Public transportation is quite easily accessible (bus and metro), where you can reach literary every landmark.
Suites Farnese Design – Near the Vatican
Located in the same neighborhood, the Suites Darnese Design is one of the most elegant hotels you can stay in. The hotel is in close proximity to Lepanto metro station (Line A), lots of restaurants, galas, shops, and bars, which will keep you entertained throughout your stay. The Vatican highlights are less than 20 minutes walk from the hotel. You can also visit the Lungotevere, Piazza Cavour, Via Cola di Rienzo, and many other sights.
Cola di Rienzo Luxury Penthouse – Near the Vatican
According to reservations.com, this accommodation is perfect for solo travelers. Cola di Rienzo Luxury Penthouse is the perfect place to stay for your visit to the Vatican. Located in central Rome, near the Vatican, this penthouse hotel is not expensive at all and offers an excellent location for an all-round visit to Rome. It’s located in the heart of Via Cola di Rienzo, one of the busiest streets that can take you to the Vatican, Castel Sant’Angelo, Borgo Pio, and the city center. You can visit the Vatican eighter on foot, or by public transportation.
Hotel Paolo II
This hotel is different because it’s located on the other side of the Vatican. Close to San Pietro train station, the best thing about this hotel is the fact that public transportation is widely accessible which can take you to Ostiense, Testaccio, Tiburtina, and even Valle Aurelia. The Vatican is also close, but what’s most exciting is that there are lots of bars and restaurants on the main road that takes you there. You can stop there for a nice meal and enjoy traditional Italian music.
Fabio Massimo Design Hotel
Located on the Viale Giulio Cesare road in the Prati neighborhood, Fabio Massimo Design Hotel is a short walk away from Ottaviano and Lepanto train stations along Line A. Due to it being located in the center of Rome, you have plenty of choice for dining, bars, galas, and sightseeing. But the hotel also offers few entertainments such as a lounge bar. The Vatican and every other attraction are close by, due to the metro stations.
We should point out that every hotel we’ve mentioned on this list is more than equipped to satisfy your needs. Every hotel has Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, private bathrooms with shower, and some even include a minibar.