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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in June 2015 and had a wonderful stay. The location is good with excellent restaurants nearby and public parking nearby. It's an easy walk to the main part of town. The room was built into the mountain and was large, clean and updated. There was a shared terrace and an excellent breakfast with meat and cheeses, sweets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A modernised cave-house. It’s easy to find, with a SatNav. Once you are on the street, it is well signposted. You may be able to find free off-street parking locally, but a garage will pick up and store your car for 15 euros per day. The rooms are pleasantly furnished. The shower room in ours (room 4) was rather cramped.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

stayed on 25/05/2015, the staff could not have been more helpfull, they recommended a restuarant which was excellent and within walking distance. Next day organised a walking guide which I would strongly recommend.i would stay here again fabulous location.

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Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Stayed at Fra I Sassi in May 2015. Well appointed guestroom all within a cave. Lovely shared terrace. There is only street parking, which is very limited! Very hard to find, even with map quest and google directions. Located in old town. the rooms are very clean and staff speaks limited English. Breakfast was very minimal, but was enough to... More 

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We had the most enjoyable and memorable stay at the Fra Sassi Residence in Matera. Dominico could not have been more kind or helpful to us, he was so informative and explained everything to us about Matera. Matera is an incredible city steeped in history and every corner you turn has a gem to explore. Staying at the Fra Sassi... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Matera is stunning and this is a brilliant place to stay right in the heart of the sassi. The rooms are carved out of the rock yet have all the modern conveniences you would expect from a 3 or 4 star hotel. There is an excellent terrace outside the rooms with tables and chairs and a good breakfast selection in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

We would return to Matera and this BnB in a heartbeat. Exceptionally friendly and helpful staff/owners. Incredible history at every turn. Clean BnB, wonderful common porch with nice outdoor furniture, delicious breakfast with very reasonable hours (oh the cheeses!), excellent English to help with all aspects of your stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

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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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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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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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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