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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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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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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66 helpful votes 66 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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Ciao, è difficile per me trovare parole per rispondere alla tua eccezionale ,puntuale e circostanziata recensione. E' di grande soddisfazione... More 

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