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Agora Nei Sassi

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Madonna della viale | near San Pietro Caveoso, Matera, Italy
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Agora Nei Sassi
Ranked #31 of 98 Matera B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Worthing, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
7 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

This was our second stay in Agora, and we look forward to our next visit. We love the location in the heart of the Sassi, with views of the ravine and facing onto a lovely open courtyard where breakfast is served. Agora is run by Enzo, a top host, 100% Materano, with a keen sense for what his clients need,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

My family and our friend were very comfortable in the upstairs 2 bedroom suite. It was clean, quiet, and had a nice baby cot for my 2 year old. Location and views from this place are amazing and private terrace for breakfast outside was beautiful. The owner Enzo is very attentive to his guests and we definitely would rent from... More 

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Cheshire, England
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We stayed here for one night after meeting Enzo, the young, friendly, hard-working owner. The rooms are stylish, modern and spotless and Enzo made us very welcome with nothing too much trouble. He recommended a restaurant which sadly was unexpectedly closed that day--No trouble, he recommended another which was one of the best meals of our lives and excellent value.... More 

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Halden, Norway
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

in the heart of sassi, matera. absolutely fantastic place to stay. the surroundings are unbelievable. the breakfast was simple but adequate. a big thank you to Enzo for the personal service even with such short notice. will defently stay here again in the future

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New York City, New York
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Clean, spacious rooms, marvelous views of the hills, lovely outdoor breakfast space and Enzo! He is like the mayor of Matera. He knows everyone, gives you a map, shows you highlights, gives restaurant recommendations and then sends you on your way. The B&B is near 2 convenient parking lots in old town so we could easily carry our bags but... More 

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El Sobrante
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We stayed in a large, first floor room, stylish and comfortable, well furnished, with an adjoining small room, and open to the courtyard terrace, There was even a nice view of the caves out the small window. Parking was conveniently close by and the location was perfect for traveling through town as well as wandering the streets of Matera, a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

This was a very fortunate find and I would highly recommend it. Enzo the owner couldn't be more helpful and the rooms were full of atmosphere, clean and comfy. Matera is a fascinating place and grows on you. Definitely a place to stay for more than one day.

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Inverness, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Beautifully situated with a view of the sassi and cliffs, the rooms are clean, tasteful and comfortable - missing nothing other than wi-fi (soon to be provided). Breakfast is served on an enormous terrace outside the adjoining caffe. The staff are cheerful and go out of their way to be helpful. Take an evening passegiata up the hill to the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

I recently travelled to Matera to visit the sassi and thoroughly enjoyed the stay at this hotel. Enzo met us and guided us to the hotel parking. He let us use the room connecting to ours since it was low season. He showed us the various rooms in the hotel, and it is quite impressive. The room we had was... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

This was a real find and Enzo was a great host - he went out of his way to make us welcome. He has worked so hard to make this accomodation a really comfortable stay. Just a pity there was no air con or we'd have stayed a second night...it was really hot. Matera is a dream place and so... More 

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Address: Madonna della viale | near San Pietro Caveoso, Matera, Italy
Location: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Number of rooms: 4

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