Cheap hotels near St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, Italy
St. Peter’s Basilica is the centerpiece of the Vatican City and of the Catholic Church, and one of the city’s top attractions, drawing nearly 20,000 visitors a day.
St. Peter’s is open year-round and free to visit, April through September from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and from October through March from 7 p.m. to 6 p.m. Masses are held daily. For great views over Rome, climb to the top of St. Peter’s. It’s €7 to take an elevator or €6 to climb the 320 steps.
Remember to dress appropriately when you go. No shorts, bare shoulders or little skirts. On-site chapels and the Vatican Museums (Sistine Chapel included) have their own hours. For more information, visit St. Peter’s Web site.
Hotels near St. Peter’s: We list a good variety of cheap and reasonably-priced sleeps within close proximity of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican and Prati neighborhood below.