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Fra i Sassi Residence

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Via D'Addozio 102 | Sasso Barisano, 75100 Matera, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Matera is a unique and incredible place and it is hard to imagine anywhere more perfect to stay than Fra I Sassi. The rooms are very spacious, tastefully decorated, spotlessly clean and comfortable but the best thing of all is the terrace with it's breathtaking view. The owners were friendly and helpful , the breakfasts excellent and the location ideal... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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42 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I spent two nights in this charming inn in the old town. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom surprisingly modern and the owner/manager was super helpful and friendly. He made me an impromptu take-away breakfast when I had to leave absurdly early to catch a bus back to Salerno. The one slight drawback is that there is no central air... More 

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fraisassi, Proprietario at Fra i Sassi Residence, responded to this review
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Ciao, grazie a voi; è stato un piacere avervi nostri ospiti. Saremo felici di ospitare ospiti da voi consigliati per... More 

Wellesley, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is a lovely little hotel at the entrance to the Sasso Barisano. The location is perfect for exploring both the old and newer versions of Matera. My room was spacious and comfortable with a nice bathroom and a magical view from the terrace. It embodies the uniqueness of Matera with all the amenities that make the experience of being... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This hotel was simply unique. Not elevators, only steps - good exercise. The walls in the rooms were stone - the rooms were carved out of the stone hills, the views from the room was spectacular. Loved it all.

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Province of Agrigento, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It's a perfect place to stay in Matera, I've been here three times and I strongly recommend it both for brief and longer holidays. It is located in the middle of Sasso Barisano, but you can easily reach it by car, park nearby and start to climb the city!! The terrace in open toward a unique Sassi's view which from... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

A romantic and picturesque location but some issues with cleanliness. The ceiling of this Sassi room tended to shed a sandy grit from the plaster coating so that the floor in the morning was gritty. The shower curtain rod was fragile and tended to fall down when the the shower curtain became wet and heavy. There was a minimum of... More 

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fraisassi, Proprietario at Fra i Sassi Residence, responded to this review

Hi, normally positively accept all suggestions / notes, especially those that highlight problems. In order to improve our offer and make a comfortable stay for our guests. It 'been a long time since his stay (November 2013 !!) .I not remember. I can say that we do not have showers with the curtain, but only with the cabin. We only... More 

Palm Springs, CA
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We absolutely LOVED everything about Matera because it is SO unique. The scenery, the history, the room, the food, and especially the warm hearts of the people. Nobody exemplifies this as much as Domenico, our kind and helpful host of Fra i Sassi. Our taxi driver had no trouble locating our B&B. Upon arrival, we were captivated by the view... More 

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fraisassi, Proprietario at Fra i Sassi Residence, responded to this review
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Ciao, è difficile per me trovare parole per rispondere alla tua eccezionale ,puntuale e circostanziata recensione. E' di grande soddisfazione... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Materia is a beautiful place to be in, and the best way to complete the experience, is to stay in the sassi. Fra i Sassi definitely would not disappoint. Our room was spacious, clean and furnished with a big comfortable bed & other simple pieces. Gives you the feeling of living in a cave, but with your needs taken care... More 

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fraisassi, Proprietario at Fra i Sassi Residence, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for the words used against us. Thanks for the appreciation that you had against the City of Matera. It 'a pleasure to see our efforts paid off with your judgment. Hope to see you greetings Domenico More 

Huntingdon Valley, PA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Matera is a magical place and Fra i Sassi is a magical place to stay and experience it. Nestled right in the sassi it is both ancient and wonderfully modern and comfortable. New bathrooms (nicer than mine at home), beautifully refurbished and furnished bedrooms. Mine had a window that looked across to the other side of the sassi so it... More 

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fraisassi, Proprietario at Fra i Sassi Residence, responded to this review

Hello, thanks, it is a pleasure to have a 'good review from a reviewer experienced. If you go back to Italy and come to the south remember to make a stop in Matera. greetings Domenico More 

Chicago
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32 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Loved our room - Room #1, the first room after entering the gate and coming up the stairs. It has a double bed with a white iron headboard, corner desk and a barrel vaulted stone ceiling - quite comfy! The bathroom is big, nicely renovated with double sinks, and steps up to a big, soaking tub/shower combination. Everything was very... More 

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fraisassi, Proprietario at Fra i Sassi Residence, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for the kind words that you have dedicated. We are very pleased to see our guests happy and when we are able to help you solve problems that may arise on vacation. greetings More 

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