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Via Crescenzio 78, 193 Rome, Italy (Prati)
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Vatican
Ranked #174 of 1,267 hotels in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We pre-booked our tickets to avoid the queues and were glad we did. Admittedly we didn't have an audio/guided tour but having seen what was inside it would've taken all day to see it properly! That's our issue really there is too much to see that you can't properly take it all in! My wife wanted to see the Sistine... More

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Vatican is a must see for any one in Rome. We visited on a day the pope was giving a speech to children so the area was packed. You couldn't move in certain parts. We bought a skip the line ticket which was well worth the extra money. Be sure to go to St Peter's Basillica. Our ticket allowed... More

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Calgary, Alberta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

-I saw that there were 3 openings for entering the vatican and one had the huge line up but the middle line was empty and you could enter in with an online ticket...I went in with the tour where you pay extra for people who help you skip the line -it was ok to take those "skip the line people"... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The Vatican is a one of a kind experience. Be sure to pay for a "skip the line" tour during peak travel season. The Vatican museum is great. St Peter's Basilica is one of a kind. Be sure to go down the stairwell left of the altar. It leads to the pope's crypts. Wow.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The volume of people especially in the Sistine Chapel actually ruins the experience of such a holy and prestigious place. It is way too touristy. I'm sure this will never change. It is worth the trip to at least cross off your bucket list. Whatever you do buy tickets in advance. I went with a private tour guide hired through... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I'm not a very religious person but still went to check it out. The lines were incredible--never made it inside, some people waited 6-7 hrs. I didn't want to waste a day waiting in line but even if u don't make it inside, u can get great photos from outside and appreciate the grandeur of it all. Still worth the... More

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Chatham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Skip the lines, it is worth it otherwise be in lines for hours. Really enjoyed the tour guide and all the info provided. So much to see and the beauty of the various sections is really over whelming. A must see for a Rome visit.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Seeing all the people queueing made me wonder if there is a better way to visit Vatican city and to my "surprise" there is. Simply book your tickets online. The only problem we had, was to find the right entrance. For visiting the Vatican museum and Sistine chapel the entrance is on the "right" side of the Vatican city. Reserve... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Visited in the days after the Cannnonisations and was a lovely experience. There are so many museums and things to see that it cant all be done in one day. We opted for the tours which included The Sistine Chapel, St. Peters Basillica, Raphaels Rooms, gallery of the geographical maps, Raphaels rooms and more. It was great to be guided... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

What an amazing site. The views are awesome. The history that surrounds this place is amazing. You will not be disappointed. We had a guide and were able to walk by a 2 block line and go right in. I recommend you buy tickets in advance and use a guild . Well worth it. Dress code no shorts and ladies... More

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Address: Via Crescenzio 78, 193 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Prati

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