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Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita

4.0 of 5 Via Civita 28, 75100 Matera, Italy
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What an amazing opportunity. We stayed with our two kids which was such a treat for all of us. The breakfast was spectacular and allowed us to relax after travelling through Rome and Naples. I would definitely come again. The staff are so helpful and accommodate to your needs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Authentic atmosphere. Luxurious renovation of ancient caverns. Unique experience immersed on a valley that remained untouched trough the centuries. The staff is professional and kind. The food is simply perfect: the best of local ingredients. The best place in Matera

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience my partner and I had in the city of Matera and the hotel Sextantio is probably my favorite of all of our travelings - and we have been to dozens of countries all over the world. We had planned a road trip through Southern Italy (a wonderful experience - PM me if you want info and recommendations) and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked to stay here for two nights and to celebrate my wife's birthday. Right from the start the communication to assist us with our stay was first class. The staff are so friendly and incredibly helpful. We also took advantage of a booking with a tour guide which was an inspired decision and was very informative and interesting. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband booked this hotel for my birthday. What an experience we had a suite . The rooms were caves with authentic furniture and lit with candles very peaceful and romantic. No television but there was WiFi if you did miss modern living. Great views over the valley. Breakfast was bread pastries local cheeses served again in a cave with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Spacious rooms with a clever and tasteful blending of old and modern, natural and man-made; a real experience and a pleasant change to some of the other cave "experiences" I have had. Great location in terms of proximity to attractions and marvelous views. Excellent and friendly service, the staff went out of their way to help. Great breakfast spread. Plenty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My husband and I stayed only one night in our master suite cave. It was clean, traditional, lit by candles, and the staff were always willing to help. When we needed information for anything we would ask and they would immediately try to find info. What I really like about the hotel though was its philosophy. If you want to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This lovely hotel is very elegant in an understated way. The rooms are caves that have been converted into a hotel. There is no telephone or television, and outside of a couple reading lights, the room was illuminated by candle light at night. They have wifi, but it can be erratic. There was a huge bathtub big enough for two,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

First, Materra is a must see, incredible place. This property is very interesting and very nice. I have high expectations, particularly for the price, and was not disappointed. Rooms are very interesting, and service was mostly excellent. A few small annoyances keeps this from being 5 stars.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

What a really unique experience this was. These are actual old caves that they turned int hotel rooms. We had running water and limited lighting. There were mostly lit candles around the room when we entered. We also had a desk with a bowl of fruit and champagne with champagne glasses. A very old historic area to walk around. We... 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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