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Fra i Sassi Residence

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fra i Sassi is a lovely hotel which affords a great view of the amazing city of Matera. The staff is welcoming and helpful with whatever you need. When I reserved the room, I mentioned I was a bit claustrophibic and a little nervous about staying in a cave room, and they put us in a lovely room with a... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Frai I Sassi Residence for just one night- and we would certainly have loved to stay longer. Matera is an amazing magical place, you feel like you are in a totally different world. We had asked for one of the 'cave' rooms on booking and we were not disappointed. It was beautifully renovated, with a modern bathroom... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed her for 2 nights on our tour of Puglia. The town of Matera is fascinating, and we had a beautiful view from the shared terrace. The room was large and ancient, sensitively modernised. The breakfast was very good. Very good value, as was most of our Puglia trip.

Thank NK17
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good accommodation comprising a large bedroom, shower room in the centre of Matera. The welcome was friendly and informative providing detailed info on things to see and do. The staff arranged an excellent guided tour for us with the very knowledgeable guide Theresa - to be highly recommended if you want to get a better picture of the areas history... More 

Thank TravellerCork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

If you are on the fence about visiting Matera then do yourself a favour and do it, the location was simply stunning and felt like a different world - so much history in such a small place. The accommodation was beautiful, and for any travellers who appreciate a good bathroom, ask for room no.1 - it was like staying at... More 

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Elkridge, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Fra I Sassi far exceeded our expectations which were set quite high. My husband and I shared the two bedroom cave apartment with a friend traveling with us. There was plenty of room for all three of us. The breakfasts provided was one of the best we experienced during our two weeks in the Bascilicata-Puglia regions. We had a rental... More 

Thank DeborahAnn1414
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We spent 2 nights in magical Matera. Lovely staff, good breakfast and amazing views. A cave with all the amenities! We took advantage of their parking service. Best money we could have spent. Very limited free parking options, ZTL areas, and the time it would have taken, all made it the best choice for us (you will have to pay... More 

Thank Lisa F
Thessaloniki, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

An excellent butique hotel. Top design with a tense to simplicity. It's transmitting you the spirit of the old town. Relaxing sleep, simple but delicate breakfast, professional and friendly staff. Don't ask me to describe the view from the balcony, please. It's impossible. Go and find out.

Thank Diego G
fraisassi, Responsabile reception at Fra i Sassi Residence, responded to this review

Thank you so much. The relax of our guests is our aim..for the rest there is our Amazing city. See you soon. emanuela More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in the hotel during our one week trip in southern Italy in May. We enjoyed very much our entire trip and this was our favorite hotel: right in the Sassi, breakfast from fresh local products, and super nice staff! Cannot recommend it more!

Thank Skyisthelimit1989
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

In the hurt of Sassi Caveoso, greate view of this old Riona, nice cave suit, clean, well heated, no parking nearby but you can drive inside the sassi to unpack your lougede than a driver will take your car , which is the best solution

Thank Ruth B
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Additional Information about Fra i Sassi Residence

Address: Via D'Addozio 102 | Sasso Barisano, 75100, Matera, Italy
Location: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Price Range: $123 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fra i Sassi Residence 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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