Rome hotel with a pool facing St. Peter's Basilica

Cardinal Hotel St. Peter, Rome, Italy

Vatican City

Double Superior room



A charming hotel close to Vatican City – breakfast, early check-in and a welcome drink included

Italy’s atmospheric capital is replete with ancient history: well-preserved ruins, inspiring artworks, fountains and monuments on every street corner. Quiet backstreets hum with the passing of vibrant daily life and in the centre, designer labels nudge up against artisan producers and romantic ruins, jostling for centre stage. With an easily navigable metro system and pleasingly walkable streets, it’s no wonder that Rome is one of Europe’s best-loved destinations for a city break.

Few hotels in Rome, however, boast an outdoor swimming pool: somewhere to cool off after a day of pounding pavements in the footsteps of the ancient Romans. Located next to a quiet park with views of St. Peter’s Basilica, the Cardinal Hotel St. Peter has a relaxing pool and terrace, a bountiful buffet breakfast served daily, and modern comfortable rooms to ensure a restful night’s sleep – all you need on a short break in the Eternal City.

Hop on metro line A and speed into the city centre in minutes: stop at Vatican City to marvel at Michelangelo’s frescoes, walk down the recently restored Spanish Steps, throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain. Dine on hearty Roman cuisine like creamy cacio e pepe pasta made with pecorino cheese and fresh black pepper, and stroll among the traditional streets of Trastevere for a true taste of city life.

Good to know

The swimming pool and rooftop Jacuzzi is open from May to September and is free of charge for all hotel guests.

Please note that a city tax of €6 per person, per night is payable at the hotel upon check-out.

Excellent for
Romance Scenery Sightseeing City Europe

We like

  • Taking refreshing swims in the hotel’s seasonal swimming pool, facing St. Peter's Basilica
  • Following in the footsteps of gladiators on a walk around the Colosseum and Roman Forum
  • Sampling risotto, pasta, meat and fish dishes at Restaurant Villa Doria

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