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Sextantio is a magical place in a magical city. We wanted to stay here but they were completely booked. We visited to check it out and were blown away and the rustic perfection. The vision is clear and pure. The attention to original detail is...More
It's a super amazing experience visiting Matera and staying in this hotel. Hotel, room, breakfast and service everything are perfect. The hotel is located in the heart of the city and a nice walk after all visitors are gone in the late evening is just...More
Le Grotte della Civita came by recommendation from a friend who just visited Matera. First, I would highly recommend anyone who is visiting Puglia to experience Matera at night. Secondly, to stay overnight at Le Grotte de la Civita is a must. This hotel was...More
We stayed in a very generous sized cave room. It was well appointed and cozy even though the space was grand, the ceilings high. We loved it but I could see it being chilly in winter, we were there in October. Dress accordingly the experience...More
If you are looking for somewhere to stay that is different, this is the place for you. Each room is actually a cave which has been converted into a hotel room with old world furniture and a little bit quirky. No television but that doesn't...More
Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita in the Sassi di Matera - UNESCO World Heritage Site in Basilicata region - is the most extreme expression of a Historical Minor Heritage. A heritage, which …Morerepresents the almost paradigmatic expression of this Minor History, marked by rocky caves, inhabited until the first years of the fifties. The sassi (stone settlement) have been turned into 18 romantic boutique bedrooms, simply furnished, candlelit and calming. Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita is a cultural project born to bring hospitality experience outside the schematics, not classifiable as "stars" and far from any traditional concept of luxury, so much so that the New York Times deemed it one of “the most extraordinary destinations in the world”, the Times “one of the ten most beautiful hotels on the international scene” and the Tatler guide of Condé Nast has included among “the one hundred most beautiful hotels on the planet”. They talk about the luxury of emotions. Less
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We saw no mosquitos and would not expect nets in an Italian hotel. The environment is hostile to mosquitos with the hotel on a cliff face with no stagnant pools necessary if they are to breed. Caves lit with candles are also... More
We saw no mosquitos and would not expect nets in an Italian hotel. The environment is hostile to mosquitos with the hotel on a cliff face with no stagnant pools necessary if they are to breed. Caves lit with candles are also unattractive to mosquitos. If you are really worried a small canister of insect killer would set your mind at rest