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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Stayed here for 5 nights and Antonella and her staff could not have been more gracious and helpful. The hotel room was sparse...but had a beautiful view and I could hear the cowbells in the evening, a lovely sound. Beautiful terrace to enjoy breakfast. The hotel is behind the Duomo and a few minutes walk to either the Caveoso or... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016

In a beautifully renovated convent, Le Monacelle has many rooms with distinctive character. My wife and I stayed in a two level suite with a very large roof terrace with stunning views of the city and the ravine. Antonella, the owner, and her staff were very friendly and attentive. The only downside was that not all rooms can get wi-fi... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2015

Lovely old convent setting views across the gorge river. We had accommodation across a small courtyard. It had an ensuite bedroom and a sitting room cost €80 for 2 persons with breakfast, It was basic bright and clean, we dont like modern hotels. Staff were polite and English spoken at reception our Italian is very rusty now. We stayed here... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2015

Le Monacelle is an old convent attached to the Duomo in Matera. You have to stash your car on the pizza and walk a short distance down a narrow street to the entrance, so make sure your bags aren't big or are on wheels. Matera is a surreal place, and this is a fitting hotel for a recovering Catholic. The... More 

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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2014

I love this hotel. I am here at least once a year for business and you can't beat the meeting rooms and views at this hotel. All the rooms are roomy and nice. The terrace has a breathtaking view of the Sassi. It has several meeting rooms, a library, an outside court yard, a nice breakfast area that leads out... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2013

Unlike some of the negative reviews posted here, I had an excellent stay alle Monacelle. I stayed in the dormitory, and lucky for me, I was the only one in the entire 18 bed dorm. Everything was clean, the two baths were excellent (no problems at all with the hot water as complained another guest), and I found the front... More 

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Constancia, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012

I was there 3 days, and it sounds a common hotel based really near the city centre... which are amazing!! strongly suggest to visit Matera, but if you can find other place to sleep and rest would be nice to serch more! The room ii was had no hot water, no heater working... so.. not so good!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2012

We travelled in April and stayed in Matera for 2 nights. Ten of us from Zimbabwe. We found this Hostel superb. The views from the terrace are stunning. Our dormitory accommodation was just great. Comfortable beds, Four private showers, and as many sinks were more than adequate for us. The Hostel is right next to the Duomo, and all is... More 

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Milazzo, Italy
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2011

I booked a two night stay at this hotel as part of a two week holiday. Once we were already in Italy, I realised we needed to change the booking. I emailed the hotel to enquire. It being the low season (October) I didn't think there would be a big problem. I included my Italian mobile number, and asked that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2010

Sleeping in one of its guests rooms, where once the cloistered nuns and the noblewomen in spiritual retreat lived, is a very unique experience! Infact it was a convent once! You breath an utter tranquility within its old stone walls, on the ground floor there is a little church..but the magic begins the moment you enter the terraces on the... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Le Monacelle offers a unique housing experience thanks to the atmosphere that fills the place with beautiful contemplation. The rooms of our guest, once occupied by the cloistered nuns and the noblewomen during their spiritual retreat, are simple, elegant and plugged into the magic silence of the Sassi and the Murgia highland of the town of Matera. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Monacelle

Address: Via Riscatto 9/10 | Piazza Duomo, 75100, Matera, Italy
Location: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Price Range: $94 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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#17 Romantic Hotel in Matera
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