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La Casa di Ele

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Via San Biagio, 26, 75100 Matera, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Step back in time as you are welcomed into the charming, centuries-old home of Tina and Giuseppe overlooking the Sassi of magnificent Matera. Your hosts have managed to create a simple elegance by both refining and expanding the number of rooms available for lodging without sacrificing the essential beauty of the buildings. Expect not only a warm greeting but also... More 

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San Carlos, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Everyone raves about this place and the couple who run it, so your expectations are high...and then they are exceeded when you get there. We stayed 4 nights in October and what a treat in every way. It started when Raffaele suggested that we call when we were at the square. He and Tina got their car and came to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We cannot rave enough about our wonderful stay at La Casa di Ele. The stunning view of The Sassi (cave dwellings) from our balcony of The Bach Suite was beyond all expectations. We were in awe when we walked into the cavernous room. What a magical experience it was staying there. Matera is a much bigger 'town' than we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in this beautiful bed and breakfast the 1st of August for one night, but wished we had more time to spend in this wonderful place. The room is very spacious with tall ceilings, and has a wonderful view of the "Sassi". The owners are extremely courteous and made us feel at home in every way... More 

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Vught, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We found this address via Italian friends. And how right they were in their choice. Location, room, landlord and the town are a perfect fit for a stay of many days. La casa di Ele is on a belvedere looking out on the "sassi". A unique maze of houses, steps and pathways. At the same time is only steps away... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I stayed 2 nights in the Puccini suite, on the second floor of a separate building from the main B&B area. Opening the door, I walked into a beautiful loft with a panoramic terrace for my exclusive use. It is the perfect area to relax and drink local Basilicata wine that overlooks part of the Sassi! The room itself was... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

El lugar es increíble, muy lindo, muy bien ubicado y extremadamente limpio. Lo que mas me gustó es la amabilidad de los propietarios, que te hacen sentir como en casa, siempre muy sonrientes y disponibles. Los desayunos son fantásticos, y se nota que todo lo hacen con mucho cariño. Volvería a este lugar sin lugar a dudas!!... Paulina - Ecuador... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great location, very clean room, excellent breakfast! The best part of La Casa di Ele is the people we met. Breakfast included cake Tina baked. We learned that she baked late into the night sometimes, and cooked with pleasure and care. You can certainly taste it - the fig jam made by Tina served on top of fresh ricotta was... More 

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Lecce, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Large luxury room overlooking the Sassi cascading down into ravine of ancient and more recent restored dwellings and cobbled pathways through this cave town. Room and amenities sumptuous with tapestry and paintings with baroque interior detailing. Breakfast of handmade cakes and foccacia, and braided mozarella cheese. Utmost kindness and generosity of care for new tourists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

What a great B&B! It is a lovely old home, originally built in the 17th century, and kept in excellent condition. It is in a perfect location in Matera, at the edge of, and looking down into, the sassi. It is so easy to walk outside of the inn and explore this fascinating and ancient town. While we didn't get... More 

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