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.

L'Incanto Di San Pietro B&B, Rome

Address Via Vespasiano 48 (Vatican & Prati)

L’Incanto di San Pietro is a small B&B located near the Vatican.

9.0 Guest Rating

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$69

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Ottaviano Hostel, Rome

Address Via Ottaviano 6, (Vatican & Prati)

The Pensione Ottaviano is a super-cheap hostel with basic facilities and a lively, youthful vibe.

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$29

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Silla, Rome

Address Via Silla 3 (Vatican & Prati)

The two-star Hotel Silla, located in the heart of Prati, has been under the management of the same friendly, fastidious family for more than a decade.

7.8 Guest Rating

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$100

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1 Step From Saint Peter, 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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$100

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Al Ponte del Papa, Rome

Address Via Aurelia 62 (Vatican & Prati)

Situated just outside of Vatican City, the tiny Al Ponte del Papa is a friendly and cheap B&B.

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$42

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