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Basiliani Hotel

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#5 of 30 Hotels in Matera
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Basiliani is a kind of hotel "disperso" that is each room is outside and not connected at all with lobby/entrance/breakfast room. In other world, if it rains one gets wet. If it snows, one has to walk in the snow to reach the reception.... A small lobby exist, too small to be used as such. Once this is clear, hotel...

Thank Carlo S
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a bit of trepidation about booking this hotel as it is 1) in a cave, 2) could not even get near it in a car. It turned out neither was a problem. We called the hotel as we approached Matera and they told us where to park the car on the outskirts of town and they were waiting for...

Thank jebgg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Matera has been on my bucket list for many years now and I finally made the trip in April 2017. And I am so glad about my decision to stay at Basiliani Hotel as it provided the perfect base to explore the Matera Sassi and it also gave my husband and I a very unique opportunity to stay in a...

Thank thewhimsicaltrekker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed two nights in the Cave Hotel during a motorcycle tour. Very unusual location in the oldest part of the old town. Converted cave into a hotel bedroom. Wow. Given the unique location I can forgive the fact that the cave rooms suffer from humidity and the white walls and ceilings are already staining brown and the metal fittings in...

Thank LondonMetcalfe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved everything about the hotel (its location, space of the room and its cleanness, the variety of the breakfast buffet, the kindness of staff) however it was unpleasant to breath inside the room because of the moist.

1Thank Ebru G
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night. We are a family of four - our kids are 15 and 17. The rooms - converted from historic sassi cave houses - are stylish and very comfortable. Open plan but with two bathrooms and plenty of room. The hotel is right in the middle of the historic area so the setting is very...

Thank Paul T
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 18, 2017

It is actually difficult to put into words how much we enjoyed the visit to Matera and our stay at the Basiliani - everything was just perfect. The room, The breakfast, The Staff, The location - all absolutely perfect. The hotel is in the old part of town away from the main tourist areas and it was so quiet on...

Thank DDJ40
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed April 4, 2017

This is definitely the place you wanna stay while in Matera. The hotel is located in the Sasso Caveoso neighborhood, and its spread across different unique caves, with shared reception and breakfast rooms. Each room is unique, with contemporary and stylish furnitures and amazing views of the Gravina and the old Matera just outside the entrance door. The breakfast buffet...

1Thank Fmaffe
Ogdensburg, New York
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

I stayed at the Basilicata Hotel in Matera as part of an Edelweiss Motorcycle Company tour of southern Italy last October. The hotel lobby and rooms are located in caves that are part of the Sassi area of old Matera. Since the rooms are constructed from individual caves, there are no connecting corridors between the lobby and the individual rooms...

Thank Desmonick
Malta, New York
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

We have been to Matera for a weekend and this Hotel was simply perfect for us. All attractions were walking distance from the Hotel and the breakfast was also very nice. The rooms were spacious and very clean with a view overlooking the valley.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is located in the heart of Sasso Caveoso, Matera. 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: $111 - $194 (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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“Each room is different and has a character. Beside most of them have additional beds. Check accurately the pictures on the website”
Carlo_Sormani, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for rooms at the street level if walking up stairs is a problem for you.”
  • Fabulously spacious, clean and comfy room.
  • The ravine view
  • This view is on the right hand side, just outside the room.
  • This view is on the left hand side when you are outside the room.
  • Loft area with 2 extra single beds
thewhimsicaltrekker, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms are quiet and cool being in a cave. I think rooms off the main front row would be cooler and a little more private.”
Im_a_travlin_fool, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
“room for 4 people”
natasciawickford, Aug 31, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are quite different and are all pictured on the website so choose carefully.”
robinpAZ, May 19, 2016 | Read review
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