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Basiliani Hotel

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here on our honeymoon in October of 2014. My apologies to the staff for taking so long to write this review. Staying in Matera was actually a last minute decision and one I will always remember. I only wish I would have had more than one night to enjoy the Sassi. The hotel was truly... More 

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Charente Maritime
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Great receptionist who helped us when we got lost coming from where we parked our car.I felt so bad that he insisted on carrying our heavy bags, even for the short distance involved. Huge and beautifully-designed rooms in previous cave dwellings. Wonderful breakfast with lots of locally sourced produce and real Italian coffee to order. Our girls particularly liked the... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Definitely a unique experience. Everything about Matera is unique and special and Hotel Basiliani only complements the time spent in the city. We spent three nights at the hotel, which we had initially thought might be too much, but that was not the case. Matera is a place that continues to surprise around every little bend and up each alleyway.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

My family and I spent (unfortunately!) just one night but we had an amazing experience. Damiano, at the reception, was full on: very kind, professional and he also helped us with booking restaurants and sightseeing. The room had a fantastic view and to us was the perfect hotel to have the Matera experience: it is IN THE SASSI! Great breakfast... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

We were intrigued by the reviews and website of this hotel, we booked a room for the night that we were visiting Matera. This hotel is a series of caves that face onto the street, we stayed in room(cave) 111 which has a loft and two en-suite bathrooms. On our arrival we phoned the hotel and they came to pick... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Great location at the end of the town. Really magical. Fantastic views. Very nice service - they came and picked me up in my car and took me somewhere where I could park it for free. Very nice room however: - bathroom needs some updating. The bathtub is chipped, the toilet seat is broken and smells of urine - the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

We loved the location of this hotel from the moment we arrived! If you can walk from wherever you park, its really fun and scenic, though they offer to pick you up and drive you in a small cart. My kids were so excited to stay in a cave, though one of the staff told me many people prefer the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

We stayed in the superior triple room for 3 people which could easily fit 5 people. The room is on 2 floors and is modern, spacious, very clean and comfortable. The view from the hotel room is breath taking during the day and at night. Its easy to get to all areas of Matera from the hotel. The hotel staff... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

Hotel Basiliani is in a fabulous location and is extremely comfortable. The staff is welcoming and helpful. The modern design rooms are wonderfully laid out and appealing. The views are among the best to be had in Matera, I would say. There are fantastic and reasonably priced restaurants and shops close by. This was my second visit there in the... More 

State College, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Perched on the edge of the massive ravine passing along the edge of Matera, this hotel will not disappoint. Yes, it is a bit difficult to find, but you will be staying in a place off the beaten path so close to the ancient cave dwellings that they will be all you see out your window. Bring hiking boots to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is located in the heart of Sasso Caveoso, Matera. It has opened in 2010. There are eleven large rooms with independent access and all the modern technological comforts. They are partly built and partly caved out of the local tufa stone. They evoke the fascination of the prehistoric caves that you can see from the windows on the opposite Murgia plateau, site of the Archaelogical Park of Rupestrian Churches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Basiliani Hotel

Address: Rione Casalnuovo 115, 75100, Matera, Italy
Location: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Price Range: $88 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Basiliani Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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#4 Family Hotel in Matera
#4 Romantic Hotel in Matera
#5 Business Hotel in Matera
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