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Basiliani Hotel

#4 of 29 Hotels in Matera
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Rione Casalnuovo 115, 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a gem of a place. Five nights here and it was amazing. Staff so very helpful. Room with a view! Beautiful. I couldn't wait to get out of bed and open the windows as the views and Matera are stunning. So quiet and peaceful. We would certainly stay here again. We had everything we needed here. We parked our... More 

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice hotel in an exceptional place. The position overlooking the gorge and the National Park couldn't be better, especially when it came to watching the firework display on the night of the Festa! The room was spacious and clean, although it wasn't one of the cave rooms which was my only regret. The breakfast was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

It was an adventure to find the hotel in this medieval town. No roads, only paths. Exactly all this give the jump to the past and make you forget about false valuables of life. Hotel is great - we had 2 storied house with ravine view and stylish design. The breakfast was also great with famous local bread and olive... More 

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Leeds
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

A lovely stay in the marvellous Matera. This is a unique hotel, very quiet and if staying in a cave is your thing it does it very well. Others have commented on the damp - it's a cave - but it was not a problem for us. In very quiet area - good nights sleep. Only downside was the service... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The hotel is a very unique space. The room we had (111) was very big and comfortably accommodated 4 people. It was very clean and beautifully decorated. Breakfast was delicious and quite different than expected in Italian hotels with lots of fruit, eggs, ham, cheese, etc. Guiseppe (the owner) is a very helpful and friendly guy who knows the area... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Arriving by taxi - i was glad the driver could have the converstion on the phone with the hotel - as to how to get there. You have to have permission to park in the square outside St Peters church - and this is required as this area is at the end of a long slope. Once there we were... More 

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Luxembourg
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70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights and it was a really good experience. The views from outside the rooms are amazing. We slept very well in the "cave". It also has tea / coffee on the room. You can also sit outside the room in the afternoon and relax. The staff are very helpful. The only thing to note is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This was a superb place to stay in this uniquely wonderful city. You are in the heart of the old Sassi, in your own cave hotel, with grotto churches and empty caves only metres away, and on the edge of the spectacular drop into the Torrente, with the archaeological park on the other side. The rooms are spacious and clean,... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We have just returned from visiting Matera for 3 days and staying at the Basiliani Hotel. The town itself is one of the most extraordinary places we have ever visited and is one of the oldest continually inhabited places in the world. A number of the hotels in the Sassi (ancient part of town) are built into the old caves... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Nothing prepares you for the wonder of The Sassi of Matera, seriously nothing. And the Basiliani Hotel is the absolutely perfect place from which to explore it. This hotel exudes charm. Really, staying in a cave!!!! How cool is that? Mind you, it's a very nice cave, with full facilities, TV, refrigerator and more. You can walk everywhere from here... More 

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