Hotels in rome italy near vatican

Hotel Campo de Fiori

The Vatican offers much for the visitor, from its decadent architecture, its hoardes of art, and its rich history history. There are a few options of neighbourhoods to choose from around the Vatican. Campo dei Fiori and Trastevere neighbourhoods are some of Rome’s oldest areas and home to many of the city’s most famed sights, so these are a good choice for culture vultures. Otherwise, Prati is an upscale area with an excellent choice of restaurants and bars. All three areas have a wide range of accommodation options and much to do within walking distance. Our hotel experts have hand-selected a collection of the best hotels near the Vatican with something for everyone whether you are looking for a base for a romantic escape, a design-led property, a good value option or all-out luxury. So why not browse through our collection to start planning your next trip?

For the design

Horti 14

  • Horti 14 is an exclusive concept hotel located in the heart of Trastevere. Rooms feature original works by artist Lucamaleonte, crisp linens and wood accents; book a deluxe room to enjoy a marble Italian bathtub. Relax with a drink on the terrace or at the roof garden. A smart, contemporary hotel near the Vatican, well suited to the young and hip.
  • My Navona is a smart design hotel located a stone’s throw from the Pantheon. Conceived by two Italian architects, the hotel offers individually styled rooms in pleasing pastel tones with original terracotta floors and unique Italian design pieces. A standout stay for design enthusiasts.

For Great Value

Villa Laetitia

  • The Due Torri, full of traditional Italian charm, tucked away in a narrow cobbled side street just a few steps away from the Vatican. Elegant rooms offer comfortable beds and antique furniture. A characterful stay offered at great rates.
  • For just a little more, the 1930’s style Villa Laetitia, with its lovely gardens along the banks of the river Tiber is a great choice. This fashionable boutique hotel designed by the Fendi family is beautifully styled with marble pillars, antique fabrics, black and white chequered flooring, 1930s art deco furniture. You get a lot for your money here.
  • In a quiet cobbled, within walking distance of the main attractions, sits the 17th century Relais Orso with cool decor, a pretty roof terrace and chic Mediterranean restaurant. Choose one of the suites for an in-room hot tub. With rates starting below 100 Euros, this is a great value option.
  • Hotel Donna Camilla Savelli is a four-star hotel housed in a renovated 16th-century monastery in Rome’s stylish Trastevere neighbourhood. The elegant suites feature antique furniture and plush linens; the best have a pretty balcony and luxurious bathtub. A wonderful heritage stay with attractive rates too.

For the views


  • The Eden, a stone’s throw from St Peter’s, is a 5 star stay with a delightful rooftop restaurant and wonderful views. The interior is tastefully done in subdued colours and lavish marble, complete with a fitness suite and private massages; you’ll want for nothing here.
  • The Hotel Campo de ‘Fiori has a fantastic roof terrace overlooking the city skyline. You’ll find romantic bedrooms with four-poster beds and frescoed ceilings, all within a 12-minute cab ride from the Vatican.
  • Families will be well catered for in the elegant Albergo del Senato with a wonderful roof terrace bar and a traditional but relaxing atmosphere.

For couples


  • Couples who want to experience the Italian flavour and buzz of the city should opt for the trendy 1920’s Locarno, which is where artists like to hang out and has the air of a film set about it. Grand rooms are filled with antiques and there’s a romantic rooftop bar.

For a B&B

Buonanotte Garibaldi

  • Buonanotte Garibaldi is a chic little B&B with just three rooms and a lovely breakfast courtyard. Rooms themed by colour have silk paintings, oak floors and antique furniture. Understated, welcoming, and not at all glitzy. A great choice for a weekend away in Rome in a quiet neighbourhood yet near the Vatican and major attractions.
  • Banco 19 is a chic and intimate B&B. Airy interiors overflow with plants and lead to minimal yet warm rooms complete with vast bathrooms and wood accents. Enjoy breakfast before heading out to take in Rome’s sights.

For luxury

The Hotel de Russie

  • The Hotel de Russie is a sleek contemporary hotel with light airy rooms, gorgeous terraced gardens and a fabulous spa and pool. Well suited to couples and only a 10-minute walk from St Peter’s.
  • The San Anselmo, located in the smart hilltop Aventine district, is 20 minutes away from the Vatican. A romantic and chic hotel with Baroque glamour and loads of personality. Complete with a gorgeous garden where you can relax and sip a cocktail whilst watching the sunset – this is a chic choice.
  • La Residenza Napoleone offers wonderfully opulent apartment suites each with a kitchenette and private terrace. Expect taffeta silk, Baroque furniture and antique lighting. It feels as if you are stepping into history but with all the modern comforts.
  • Hotel De’Ricci is a luxury hotel is located off the exclusive Piazza De’ Ricci. Suites are dressed in a vintage style, with frescoes and hand-selected antiques; the best offer a private balcony. Let the hotel’s professional sommeliers guide you through a private wine tasting before dinner. A chic stay.
  • D.O.M Hotel is an intimate five star property on the elegant Via Giulia, with the Piazza Navona on one side and just minutes from St Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican on the other. Rooms are sleek and contemporary and Verve Restaurant serves superb dishes created from the freshest local ingredients.

Still not sure which to book?

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