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L'Hotel in Pietra

Via San Giovanni Vecchio, 22, 75100 Matera, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 29 hotels in Matera
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Roberto has created a beautifully presented and imaginatively styled bed and breakfast out of the ancient church in the rocks. Our suite was spacious and unique, and the glimpses that we caught of the other rooms showed that they were equally beautiful. Breakfast was in the atmospheric nave of the church and was delicious. Roberto was a charming host.

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Brindisi, Italy
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

L'Hotel In Pietra is a unique place. It is an old church, turned into various things before becoming an exclusive hotel. Most of it is excavated from the rock. The room we had was large, with a huge bathroom, all excavated, with a large recess as the shower and a huge rock bathtub. Amazing...! The bedroom is elevated, with a... More

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73 reviews 73 reviews
19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sassi itself is magical. One does not fully comprehend this feeling until you're there. Our room was very large. The shower was luxuriously large. The mattress and pillows were memory foam ones if I've guessed them correctly. Hotel staff were extremely helpful. We slept in room 1005. I can't complain about the room at all. I made a comment... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This 8 (shortly to be 9) room hotel, in the heart of Sasso Barisano, is reached on foot. Formerly a 13th century rock church and adjoining caves it has been transformed with loving care by the owner and his wife into a jewel of an hotel. An excellent website allows you to look at the rooms, all of which are... More

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San Francisco, CA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

It's not often one gets to stay in a hotel composed of a former 13th century church and cave dwellings. The rooms at Hotel in Pietra are unique and well appointed. We had booked a "Classic Room." When we arrived Roberto, the friendly owner, offered us a much more spacious room for just €15 more. We grabbed it. Everything about... More

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We stayed at this hotel in the winter in the rain. It is run by a husband and wife. The hotel was very comfortable and extremely clean. It is a great location overlooking the Sissi valley below. The room was large and is part of an ancient church that has been renovated and converted to a hotel. The breakfast was... More

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Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We reserved a Deluxe Room but didn't feel it was at all deluxe because there was no bath tub. We were told that they are adding a tub or spa to the room very soon, so we will just have to return. Also, during half of our stay, the hot water heater to our room was broken. The staff were... More

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Bilthoven, Utrecht, Netherlands
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The hotel is perfectly situated right inside the Sassi area. We stayed here for one night in January for my mothers birthday, incredibly beautiful suites, great atmosphere and very sympatic host. There is a lot to see in Matera and we had a great diner at La talpa

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I found this hotel while browsing Trip Advisor reviews of small hotels in the south of Italy... My husband and I wanted to celebrate our anniversary in a unique place that would be a combination of relaxation, adventure and privacy. At L'Hotel in Pietra we found ALL of that and more. The accommodations were wonderful. Each room is unique in... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Roberto is the owner and a good host. During a tasty breakfast of bruschetta and focaccia, he gave us the interesting history of the hotel built into the sassi. The lobby is a deconsecrated church. We had the largest suite located directly off the lobby. As we told Roberto, while the room is a quite large reconstructed cave, it is... More

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Additional Information about L'Hotel in Pietra

Also Known As:
l Hotel In Pietra
l Hotel Matera
Address: Via San Giovanni Vecchio, 22, 75100 Matera, Italy
Location: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Matera
#1 Best Value Hotel in Matera
#3 Family Hotel in Matera
#4 Business Hotel in Matera
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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