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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spacious hotel, huge rooms, extremely clean, excellent breakfast and beautiful views!!! Great access point to exploring. It had a very great combination of elements that made it comfortable. There were some underground rooms and breakfast area.

Thank Rachelle B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Sassi cannot be compared to a 'normal' hotel - the rooms are (for the most part) converted caves and have a microclimate all of their own. Staying in Room 402 in late September the room had a slight fusty smell when we opened the doors but this was mainly due to the fact that there were only two small... More 

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

The hotel is an excellant location not far from the centre. But beware lots of stairs to get to/from rooms to reception. Rooms ok but really you are paying for the view, which terrific. A falcon was using the sill next to my room as a look out.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

A great location an easy walk from the main piazza. Superb breakfast - best so far in Italy. Friendly helpful staff. But... avoid room 404 which is the old cistern (water holding well at bottom of cave system, converted into a hotel room). It was great fun staying in cave room until it rained, when every surface became wet to... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a great spot near the central square. The rooms are as others have described. Functional but not fancy. This place is our style. Lots of places nearby to visit. Good restaurants too. Not an easy place to find or to get around if you have any mobility issues at all. All kind of steep rock stairs.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Reasonable priced for such a good location. We had a junior suite good, but as often the case not like the website photos Best bits Nice room. Awesome views from terrace. Fantastic breakfast. Great bathroom , shower and towels. Fridge in room and reasonably priced mini bar. Nice wee cave in bar/breakfast room Not so good Room hot, was given... More 

Thank Caterina O
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Good location in Matera, basic rooms which serve their purpose. Fairly old fit out. Very small bathroom. No water in the fridge, only beer which wasn't ideal. Good breakfast. Lady at reception not particularly friendly at either check in or check out.

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Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

This hotel is well situated, and a short walk down from the nearest square. The reception and dining areas give a good initial impression, and as others have said, the rooms are largely converted from old cave houses. Our room was reached by going down in a lift, and then down several further flights of steps to a separate courtyard.... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Superb view across the old town and the cathedral from our cave room. The room is built into the side of the hill and the ceiling a beautiful high dome, tiny ledges that were once candle sconces but still modern bathroom. Working wifi a great bonus along with the varied breakfast.

Thank madjayneg
Providence, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

We went to Matera by car arriving a Sunday evening. We ended up leaving the car in a public garage somewhat outside of the center. You pay when you leave - no tickets. A map might get you to the sasso, but you need to ask once there to find via Fiorentino. Ask in one of the shops where the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family 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)
Hotel Sassi reveals the magic atmosphere of an enchanting 18th century complex located within the "Sasso Barisano", surrounded by terraces overlooking the romanesque Cathedral and the enchanting view of the Sassi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Sassi

Address: Via San Giovanni Vecchio 89 | Sasso Barisano, 75100, Matera, Italy
Location: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Price Range: $83 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sassi 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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