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Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita

4.0 of 5 Via Civita 28, 75100 Matera, Italy
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars NEW

This is a unique and wonderful hotel, one of the best in a town that is itself a jewel from the middle ages. Inside our cave, with the door to the outside world shut, it was quiet and restful. The bath rested on the cave floor (made horizontal and level) and gave a great feeling of solidity and security, making... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You stay in a beautifully and thoughtfully modernized 2 thousand year plus cave. A truly unique experience which comes with a humbling feeling. Loved the big tub. Would request a room with a windows not just daylight from the doorway. A special place. Truly unique and memorable.

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Houston, TX
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can not say enough about this place. The town, food, people and of course this fantastic hotel. The history of this town is unbelievable. We only stayed two nights but wished I had a week here. A lot of culture, history, nature. This hotel is one of the best and unique I have stayed in ever. From start to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel had been on my "list" for years. We paid for the upgrade to have a cave room with a bath, and we were so glad we did. Our cave, next door to the breakfast cave was enormous, my jaw literally hit the floor when the courteous staff member first showed us in. This is "cave luxe", a paired... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Sextantio Le Grotte was as described and more. This "Albergo Diffuso" is one of a kind and not to be missed. The very best part of this beautiful trip was the staff at the hotel. Every detail was considered and every need fulfilled. During the late afternoon I would sit outside with a glass of wine and chat with Amman,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The rooms/caves are exceptional and the breakfast room, which is set in a converted church, is spectacular. The facilities are great and the look of the hotel is unique. The rooms are an interesting combination of ancient and modern. The caves themselves and furnishings are mostly old and rustic, yet the bath, underfloor heating and good wifi are right up... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The cave rooms are really fabulous and in all probability the best in Matera, so I cannot really add anything to what has already been said except to say that the underfloor heating was very welcome. The location in terms of proximity to restaurants and the main town, is not the best - there is quite a bit of walking... More 

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MicheleCentonze, Direttore vendite at Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita, responded to this review

Dear Spesbona, Thank you very much for your kind review and for sharing on TripAdvisor your experience in our unique hotel. We regret to hear that you didn't enjoy our breakfast and, thanks to your feedback, we will try to do our best in order to improve the service. Just for a further explanation, we prefer to serve for breakfast... More 

Swieqi, Malta
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This place is breathtaking. The staff are welcoming, the rooms are spectacular, the breakfast is out of this world and the surroundings are to die for. It's a hotel like none other. You need to stay here!

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Bologna
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36 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a real experience. This unique hotel has been created by transforming old caves used by the citizens of Matera into a luxury accommodation, with a romantic atmosphere and the taste of old centuries. Particularly interesting is the breakfast setting, which has been obtained by an old church. You can taste a genuine local breakfast at candle light. Everything... More 

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Rome, Italy
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The location and the atmosphere are fantastic: the place is definitely unique. The breakfast is marvelous. We had a cave with the bathtub, that is definitely worth the extra price. However, at night the caves are a bit dark, and the comfort is somewhat limited. This is unavoidable given the location and is part of the atmosphere, but this fact... More 

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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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Also Known As:
Sextantio Civita Caves Hotel Matera
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Matera
#2 Family Hotel in Matera
#2 Romantic Hotel in Matera
#5 Business Hotel in Matera

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