Cheap hotels near Vatican Museums in Rome, Italy
The Vatican Museums, located in the Vatican City, house the art collection of the Roman Catholic Church. It’s no small sampling, either, with some of the most famous masterpieces of classical and Renaissance art.
The museum that Pope Julius II founded in the 16th century today attracts more than 5 million visitors per year. A ticket inside also includes a visit to the amazing Sistine Chapel, home to Michelangelo's famed ceiling frescoes.
The museums are open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For an extra special—and free—treat, arrive on the last Sunday of any month and enjoy complimentary admission until noon. Check out the museum’s Web site for more info.
Cheap hotels near the Vatican Museums: The hotels listed below are mostly in the Vatican & Prati neighborhood, which puts you near the Vatican and much of central Rome.
Address Via Giovanni Bettolo, 52, (Vatican & Prati)
While the 1 Step From Saint Peter is actually located about a 15-minute walk from St. Peter's Basilica, the charming B&B does enjoy some impressive views in addition to a friendly, homey atmosphere.
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