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La Casa di Ele

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Via San Biagio, 26, 75100 Matera, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Vught, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this address via Italian friends. And how right they were in their choice. Location, room, landlord and the town are a perfect fit for a stay of many days. La casa di Ele is on a belvedere looking out on the "sassi". A unique maze of houses, steps and pathways. At the same time is only steps away... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed 2 nights in the Puccini suite, on the second floor of a separate building from the main B&B area. Opening the door, I walked into a beautiful loft with a panoramic terrace for my exclusive use. It is the perfect area to relax and drink local Basilicata wine that overlooks part of the Sassi! The room itself was... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

El lugar es increíble, muy lindo, muy bien ubicado y extremadamente limpio. Lo que mas me gustó es la amabilidad de los propietarios, que te hacen sentir como en casa, siempre muy sonrientes y disponibles. Los desayunos son fantásticos, y se nota que todo lo hacen con mucho cariño. Volvería a este lugar sin lugar a dudas!!... Paulina - Ecuador... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great location, very clean room, excellent breakfast! The best part of La Casa di Ele is the people we met. Breakfast included cake Tina baked. We learned that she baked late into the night sometimes, and cooked with pleasure and care. You can certainly taste it - the fig jam made by Tina served on top of fresh ricotta was... More 

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Lecce, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Large luxury room overlooking the Sassi cascading down into ravine of ancient and more recent restored dwellings and cobbled pathways through this cave town. Room and amenities sumptuous with tapestry and paintings with baroque interior detailing. Breakfast of handmade cakes and foccacia, and braided mozarella cheese. Utmost kindness and generosity of care for new tourists.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

What a great B&B! It is a lovely old home, originally built in the 17th century, and kept in excellent condition. It is in a perfect location in Matera, at the edge of, and looking down into, the sassi. It is so easy to walk outside of the inn and explore this fascinating and ancient town. While we didn't get... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Tina and Giuseppe were so welcoming and friendly giving us lots of advice on restaurants,etc. we loved the breakfasts with homemade cakes and jams. We loved the fresh ricotta with homemade fig sauce. We stayed in the newly renovated Vivaldi room with great terrace overlooking the Sassi. Thanks for a great visit.

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Oakmont, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Had a great time!!! This B&B is very clean, very welcoming, great location and even better breakfasts! We had a room for 4 of us and it worked out great with lots of room! The owners were very helpful to get us around town. Highly recommend anyone to stay here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Tina and Giuseppe oriented us to Matera, recommended good restaurants and a great guide, and were generally very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good. The rooms were comfortable. Location is good, on the edge of the old town and the Sassi.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Our second stay. This time for a week. We booked 7 months ahead! Tina and Giuseppe saved the Bach room for us again. Excellent accommodation. Great room. Wonderful breakfasts. Saw Giuseppe rehearsing for Don Giovanni at the conservatorium. Tina arranged for some sewing repairs. They are very helpful. They advised us to see the Crypt of Original Sin (a short... More 

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