8 Best Places To Stay Within Walking Distance From The Vatican City - Updated 2021

places to stay in Vatican City Italy
Schuyler
Schuyler
Updated

Sometimes when you’re planning a trip, there’s way too much to tackle at once. You try to prioritize, plan ahead, make reservations when you can. There’s a lot in the air, and a lot of balls to juggle, so it’s absolutely helpful to try to take a deep breathe, and relax. Vatican City, Italy, is a historic, amazingly alluring place that makes you feel like you’ve traveled through time. You need great options for great accommodations. You want luxury, comfort, and great distances to hotspots. This is a mixture of great accommodations from Airbnb and VRBO - let’s go.

1. Bright apartment (from 116 USD)

This lovely, quaint, and quiet space is fabulously livened up with a generous amount of passionate red and it is both cozy as it is comfortable. This apartment is near the Vatican, and conveniently located by the heart of everything, so no worries if you have no rental car or bike with you - there’s always something in walking distance.

Able to sleep 4 and featuring 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom, it’s the combination of romantic and historic, bound to make every day a memorable one during your stay. You’ll be able to treasure the garden from the view on the balcony - not bad, right? Nearby is a botanical garden, a church, a cinema, a library, and museum. Or, stay inside. It’s up to you!

Bright apartment

Price: from 116 USD

Number of Guests: 4

2. Roma Centro Vatican (from 97 USD)

The Cappuccino Guest House is just as darling as it sounds - ultra sleek, modern, with clean color schemes and blips of green, this is indeed a bright and charming private space. There’s endless shopping streets, bars and restaurants and so much culture, sights, and sounds to take in! This stay can accommodate 2 people with one bedroom and one bed. You’re located right by the metro stop and from your window you can admire St. Peter’s dome. For those who speak multiple languages, owners Palmerino and Valentina speak English, French and Italian.

Roma Centro Vatican

Price: from 97 USD

Number of Guests: 2

3. Rome Vatican Apartment (from USD 38)

This luxurious apartment is actually pretty historical in its foundation, but you wouldn’t immediately assume that, based on how lovely and cared for it is. The space accommodates 3 guests and has 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom and is a family owned apartment. A well equipped kitchenette and terrace outside provide insanely cool views - perfect for smoking, eating, relaxing, and just getting fresh air. It doesn’t end there; they also have a lovely B&B on the second floor. Those with a baby on board, don’t worry, if you need to, there’s a stroller, baby cot and high chair available. As this apartment is your starting point, you can easily gain access to tons of fascinating landmarks, see incredible sights and experience things only accessible in Rome.

Preziosa mansarda con vista sui Musei Vaticani
Rome, Lazio, Italy
299 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great views on both sides of the apartment
the apartment looked bigger in the photos but the terrace was perfect
our favorite part about the apartment was the quiet balcony to overlook the city
there is an air conditioner which we really appreciated at the end of a long hot day walking
the apartment has all the amenities one needs when travelling including a delicious nespresso machine
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and comfortable
great clean cute apartment
apartment was very clean and had everything we needed
the apartment itself is clean and everything you need is provided (towels soap etc
otherwise clean apartment pleasant communication and good location for the vatican
Host:
the host was super communicative and kind
responses were rapid and always helpful
the hosts are always ready to help
rafaela was a great host
the host are amazing personable and caring
Location:
such a cute place with a great location
the location was absolutely fabulous
amazing location very convenient and close to all the main attractions
very good and great location
we enjoyed the location right by the vatican
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4. Vatican Sweet Suite (from USD 94)

Judging from the pictures, you’ve probably A) fallen in love with it already and B) could tell this was designed by a talented architect. Or, you can just appreciate it for what it is. Tastefully done and cared for with love, Massimo, the owner, takes pride in his work - and the guests who have stayed here feel the love too! Right near the bus station, this “sweet suite” feels quite lofty, and can sleep 6 - with 2 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms. There are two levels, with high ceilings, which give this suite a unique and refreshing vibe. Feel free to ask Massimo any questions or his suggestions on great places to see in the city. He’s the expert!

Vatican Sweet Suite, design, vintage, tanto comfort, a due passi dal Vaticano
Rome, Lazio, Italy
284 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tv wi-fi bathroom amenities and the washing machine worked great for us
it was quiet and comfortable and had all of the amenities you could need
the a/c and washer worked great
(large bath towels hair dryer wifi comfortable beds and more)
very nice apartment with pretty much as many amenities as you could ask for
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable place
very clean modern and comfortable stay
verry neat and clean apartment equipped with all comfort
had a very homely feel and was spotlessly clean
the apartment itself was very clean well appointed with charming decor
Host:
massimo was quick with responses and a great host
owner was extremely helpful and obliging
great host basket of fruit was provided and amassing explained everything with thoroughness
the host is also very nice attentive and easy to communicate with
wonderful host was there to greet us show us the place and give useful local info
Location:
easy walking distance to vatican
the location is great
very close to the vatican and walking distance to great restaurants
the location was very nice being near the vatican
wonderful location in a quiet neighborhood
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5. Cozy apartment (from 109 USD)

This cozy apartment sleeps 4 with one bedroom and is perfectly located close to the Sistine Chapel, as well as other nearby attractions, where you can enjoy fine Italian dining and wine. Guests who have stayed rate this 5/5 on VRBO. Superb all around, and definitely repeat guests! Spotless, cheerful, mellow and roomy, this is a great place for anybody wanting perfect access to some of Rome’s noteworthy sights and attractions.

Apartment with lift, terrace & washing machine

Price: from 109 USD

Number of Guests: 4

6. Apartment in Vatican City (from 230 USD)

This stunning apartment is amazing, with upscale decor, furnishings and is effortless chic. It contains a garden, terrace, and gorgeous views surrounding you. It can sleep 4, and has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Huge with tons of natural light, you’re luxuriating in style in the heart of Rome.

Stunning apartment

Price: from 230 USD

Number of Guests: 4

7. Amazing suite (from USD 253)

It’s party time. This stunner sleeps 10 with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, and looks like a dream in every room. Full of happy colors, this place is a bit romantic, very chic, and decorated with impeccable taste. You’ll be right around the corner from great local shops, boutiques, museums, churches, and cinemas, and it’ll be better to take in all the sights of the Vatican on foot. This gem is known by customers who have had awesome, unforgettable stays with great communication from the owners, appreciating the great maintenance of the suite and overall terrific accommodation.

Apartment consisting of three luxury suites close to the Vatican City
135 reviews
Apartment 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we appreciated the air conditioning in our units and rome was in a heat wave during our stay
the apartment was in a non- touristy area and had good restaurants espresso cafes and grocery stores nearby
the 3 apartments rented for our family worked quite well
the apartments were very well equipped and the beds were comfortable
Cleanliness:
the property was very nice and clean
beautifully decorated and spacious apartment very clean nice rooms and bathrooms
we had a wonderful stay in ada's apartment the apartment is beautifully finished and spotlessly clean
Host:
romula was very responsive when we had questions and had many great suggestions for eateries
antonella is super host
the apartment manager/owners are very helpful and always on hand to help
there is a wonderful market nearby and our host was very responsive to any questions we had
antonella was a very helpful and accommodating property manager
Location:
this property is great locale near and walking distance to vatican
the location was very good for the seven of us
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8. Large apartment, equipped with all comforts (from USD 129)

Another modern, very cheerfully decorated, kid-friendly apartment right by the Vatican, this option is a studio that can accommodate 6. Literally you cannot get better than this - it gets an Exceptional rating of 5/5 on vrbo.com, and you’re just minutes away from the Vatican Museum entrance, as well as numerous lovely shops and various attractions. Perfect location and perfect apartment, equipped with all the comforts and essentials to make your stay in Rome amazing!

Rome, Vatican area, bright apartment for 6, available on request for long stays
58 reviews
Apartment 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was perfect for our group of two single women and a married couple
very modern and comfortable
Cleanliness:
apartment was clean and the perfect place to start our tours
it was clean tidy well equipped and spacious with very good wifi service
Host:
lavinia was very welcoming and informative upon our arrival and did her best to resolve our transportation problems
Location:
great appartment very spacious good location cipro metro station 10 minute walk away
great location across the street from the vatican walls
convenient to the heart of rome easily walkable
it is a good walk up the hill
perfectly clean and the location was ideal
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Beauty, warm colors, earthy comfort and style

Vatican City is a place for everything; sightseeing, relaxing, finding oneself, fine dining, seeing great art, and much more. So much history, culture, people to socialize with, foods to try, and memories to make. What an awesome opportunity to be the link between history and contemporary living! As you can see from the list, there’s definitely something for everyone. The perfect choice lies therein!

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