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Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Civita 28, 75100 Matera, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 29 Hotels in Matera
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sextantio has two developments and I stayed in both. Both are different and mind blowing. I stayed in Sextantio Albergo Diffuso before and already had an idea of what to expect at this hotel. And again, I was so amazed. My husband was totally blown away. You are back to the middle age and it is stunning to see what... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 5 nights. Absolutely stunning, and with a minimalist approach/philosophy that I appreciated, but Sextantio miss the thoughtfulness of other standout hotels at this price point. Things they could do better: providing shampoo/conditioner/etc for the shower and bubble bath liquid (one that foams); luxurious towels would have been lovely; a welcome drink would be so easy/cheap to do and... More

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Durban
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to the wonderful staff at the hotel and our lovely guide Theresa who managed to keep our whole family engaged during our tour. Hotel was amazing , breakfast was delicious and the kids loved staying in a cave. Matera was one of the highlights of our trip to Italy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

RIDICULOUSLY beautiful. We arrived at night and were blown away by the beauty of the hotel and its surroundings. The hotel and rooms are completely unique. The fittings are chic and well designed. We are big fans of hotels under the Design Hotels brand. This definitely is one of the best we've stayed in. Breakfast was incredible. Both the food... More

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Napoli
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was extremely beautiful: room/grotto, view, breakfast. But no door for toilet and absence of a shower make it a little overpriced if you compare it to other same category competitors in Matera.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to experience the real grotta experience : this is the place. Spend some nights in this grotta hotel in the midst of Sassi Bareano and Sassi caveoso. Ancient grottas transformed into comfortable hotelrooms. Have your breakfast in the grotta church. A special experience that you will remember for a long time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm very picky when it comes to hotels, and it is rare that I don't find something that in my opinion (however flawed!) could be improved, particularly if I'm staying in an expensive place. I can honestly say, there is nothing about this place that I would change. It is absolutely spectacular, in every way. The rooms are monastic and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cave hotel? Yes! Well done interiors along with fabulous breakfast and connections to tours. We stayed for three nights in Matera and enjoyed the nighttime tour recommended by the hotel as well as the private cooking class. Both were great... Local cooking and tips and the private dinner following in the cave to enjoy all that was made by us/them... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't expect modern luxuries or conveniences - these are converted caves. For what it was, a cave experience, we thought it was excellent. I'm glad we only stayed one night - any more and the lack of modern conveniences such as proper lighting (lighting was largely by candles, which were very romantic and atmospheric but not ideal for reading a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Totally worth the price. this is an experience you should not miss. if you stay in matera should you experience what it is like to sleep in a cave as well. Staff and breakfast were wonderful. We stayed one night but we should have stayed a week.

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Address: Via Civita 28, 75100 Matera, Italy
Location: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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Sextantio Civita Caves Hotel Matera

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