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Hotel Sassi

San Giovanni Vecchio, 89 | Sasso Barisano, 75100 Matera, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Avoca Beach, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very interesting experience in a unique setting. We were travelling with a group, and the bus had to drop us a very long way away. Once you approach the hotel the paths become uneven and slippery. From reception, the rooms are scattered hither and thither, up and down uneven paths. Unfortunately, ours was quite a long way away. Being all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great hotel, with big rooms and a great view!! The people working there are very pleasant and they help you a lot! I stayed there for one night on my way back home and it was a great and relaxing night! Thank you Hotel Sassi!

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

They moved our reservation to a less glam room that wasn't shown on the website. Fine but didn't quite live up to my expectations. Spotty wifi like almost every other place we stayed on this trip. Amazing views from our window and from the deck made it a winner though!!

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Helsinki, Finland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stayed two nights in Sassi, and what struck us the most was the overwhelming silence. The room had an atmosphere of a cloister with its high, arched ceiling. This fit well together with the feeling that we'd already got from the old Matera. In December it looked like a ghost town with its eerie beauty. Although the basic things... More 

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Shipley, West Yorskshire, UK
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137 reviews 137 reviews
105 hotel reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We had one of the cave rooms, 303, that is a long walk down the hill (and up again!) from reception. It was an interesting stay, but I found the room, with no natural light, quite claustrophobic. It was also quite dusty, but we put that down to it being a cave. Bed a bit hard for my taste. We... More 

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Rome, Italy
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72 reviews 72 reviews
20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We stayed here for two nights. Each room was in partial "cave" but had all the comforts of a conventional hotel. The view from the hotel makes this place special. The hotel is built on a hill and you must walk on stone stairs to go between buildings, which could be difficult for some people. Also, you cannot bring a... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I don't think I will ever forget the view from this hotel, I think it's one of the most beautiful views I have seen in my life.The hotel is in the middle of the Sassi. We had two rooms, one of them a suite with the terrace overlooking the Sassi, and we spent there a lot of time just enjoying... More 

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Enjoy dwelling the streets of Matera, and before you do: just park your car in Via XX septembre (enter through Via Roma), ask its nice parking host to call the Sassi hotel to pick up your suitcases. Walk to the hotel with your handluggage only. Matera is not yet well known to masses of foreign tourists, and this hotel may... More 

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Naples, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The breakfast here was really delicious. The room we stayed in was clean and big. You cannot park close to this hotel but we found a parking garage nearby and walked there with our luggage. It was neat to stay Ina a room that was carved out of the rock! The staff was friendly.

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Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We stayed at Hotel Sassi for three nights, and it was great. Fantastic location, great views of the sassi, comfortable and clean. My 6-year-old loved having her own private loft bed. Breakfast was substantial and delicious, and we loved the made-to-order espresso bar. Staff was friendly, helpful, and English speaking. Overall, a great place to experience the breathtaking city of... More 

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