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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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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
222 helpful votes 222 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
35 helpful votes 35 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
8 helpful votes 8 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
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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Thessaloniki, Greece
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The rooms were nice and clean, but breakfast was pour not only because the options were limited but also there was not enough, especially for those who took breakfast at the last hour. Most of the employees couldn't speak English, only Italian, which makes communication difficult. However the location is idyllic, the view is fantastic and the experience of living... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

amazing location, incredible town, great breakfast ( not full english if you're expecting that) helpful staff, if i'm going to pull it up on anything the pigeon mess on the window sill kinda put me off leaning out. a unique experience

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