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We stayed for 2 nights at the end of June. We asked for a room with a bath and shower and we were granted our wish in room 15. Staying here is more of an experience than most hotels you are likely to have visited...More
The "poor" reviews are right; the rooms are uncomfortable, and even a bit hazardous in my opinion (uneven floors, low doorways, etc.). But the "excellent" reviews are right too; you will never stay in such a unique place. Will you love it or hate it?...More
Matera is a special place, the Sassi districts have been inhabited by cave dwellers for thousands of years; and so it continues which is why you should consider nowhere else but Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita.
We stayed for two nights in cave number 18....More
Matera has been discovered and I gather there are a number of fine hotels and inns in the Sassi, but there's a reason this one is Tripadvisor's top choice. It sounds a little precious to merge a cave with a top quality hotel, but they've...More
We arrived in Matera and were taken by taxi to our hotel. Well as we drove up it was explained we were staying in a sassi (caves) as the peasants had done up until 1953 when they were forced out a unhygienic The mind boggles...More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
$284 - $1,018 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Matera
#1 Luxury Hotel in Matera
#1 Family Hotel in Matera
#9 Business Hotel in Matera
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Lighting is kept deliberately low to be as close as possible to original. There are LED lights as well. I would't really say lighting can be much of an issue. Baths are also modern in spite of their (beautiful) rural... More
Lighting is kept deliberately low to be as close as possible to original. There are LED lights as well. I would't really say lighting can be much of an issue. Baths are also modern in spite of their (beautiful) rural appearance. Ours was equipped with a spray attachment. January will be probably pretty cold. Just make sure to bring something warm with you...and enjoy this wonderful leap in the past