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Basiliani Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rione Casalnuovo 115, 75100 Matera, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 28 hotels in Matera
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is Perfect to visit the historic places, as soon you open the door you have the cave houses (sassi cavernoso) right in Front, amazing. The negativ point is that is an area redtricted for cars, so you have to park in an area nearby. But by the other side the staff (Giuseppe was very kind and explained everything... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

We had 1 night at this hotel, and would happily have stayed longer if time had of permitted. The room was large, comfy, immaculately clean and has stunning view Staff were very welcoming and breakfast was scrumptious. Matera is gorgeous, parking interesting in the old part of town near the hotel. Amazing town and perfect hotel to enjoy it from.

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Swanbourne, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We spent a night in one of the cave rooms of the Basiliani - and had one of the soundest sleeps on our trip! The hotel is on the edge if the canyon and in the oldest area of sassis ( cave dwellings). It was totally silent at night. The staff are extremely helpful - picking us and our luggage... More

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Rome, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Very quite, almost hidden, original, unique. perfect for families also. breakfast is great and staff is lovely. Minimalistic rooms in line with the sassi spirit. Worth coming back.Basiliani deserves the best ratings.

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New York City, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Just stayed in the Basiliani Hotel (Room 111) for a couple of days. The room was very large (for a cave), minimal furniture and a really special feeling. Woke up every morning to amazing views of the gorge opposite. In addition the staff were very friendly and accommodating. We had a really special time there. Ac couple of things to... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Staying in the very heart of Sassi Caveoso, the old sassi quarter of Matera, is magic. Even more if your room (110) is literally facing the canyon. If on top of that, the rooms are decorated minimalistic-modern-cool, are quiet, the beds comfortable, the breakfast is great and the staff is lovely, then you have all elements of a perfect and... More

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New York City, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

So good I didn't want to share this find. Sure, others have already given stellar reviews, but the more people rave about it, the harder it will be to find free rooms. But fair is fair and Basiliani deserves the best ratings. Period. And Matera too. My first visit was 20 years ago. I returned this time with a wife... More

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

My husband and I only stayed one night here but we just loved it. To start with the location is unbeatable! Overlooking a beautiful valley. The room was huge, warm and had all the facilities we needed. Breakfast was great, staff were extremely helpful! We truly enjoyed our stay here and highly recommend it.

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cheshire UK
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 hotel reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We stayed here as a birthday treat for me - and loved it. Most TA members recommended just 2 or 3 days in Matera, but I wanted to chill out on my birthday rather than dashing from sight to sight (or site to site), and I was fine with a leisurely 8 days! Plenty to see and do. And eat.... More

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Chicago, IL
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53 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Arriving early evening and in a traffic jam and being totally twisted by the streets in Matera, we parked the car and walked to the hotel. The staff was understanding and welcoming, driving us to our car and then allowing us to follow and placing us in parking where we could leave our car for a few days without worry.... More

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Address: Rione Casalnuovo 115, 75100 Matera, Italy
Location: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Basiliani Hotel 3*
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#4 Family Hotel in Matera #5 Romantic Hotel in Matera #8 Business Hotel in Matera
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The hotel is located in the heart of Sasso Caveoso, Matera. It has opened in 2010. There are eleven large rooms with independent access and all the modern technological comforts. They are partly built and partly caved out of the local tufa stone. They evoke the fascination of the prehistoric caves that you can see from the windows on the opposite Murgia plateau, site of the Archaelogical Park of Rupestrian Churches. ... more   less 
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