Luxury hotel Sassi of Matera - Basilicata - Ref: CIV

The hotel is located in the oldest part of the "Sassi" of Matera, enjoying an ideal location and stunning views over the Murgia National Park, the several rock churches, the Gravina and its river.
This boutique hotel is unique in its kind with 18 rooms nestled in spacious caves restored with the utmost care using materials salvaged from this century-old place, from the ground to furniture to old woven bed linen.
The result is of unmatched beauty, an unforgettable experience for the traveler. The importance of maintaining the local tradition and preserve the original architecture is essential for Matera is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Room decoration is a subtle blend of traditional design and contemporary "minimalist" elements. 18 rooms ranging from 30m² to 150m² dispersed in the Sasso Caveoso all equipped with excellent bedding and many comforts such as private bathroom (shower or bath), air conditioning, hairdryer, fruit basket, mineral water.
It is in an intimate and exclusive place that you will discover a troglodytic dwelling refurbished to very high standards of quality while enhancing the lives of men spent to dig into these depths. Enjoy the exceptional breakfast elegantly served as a buffet in the rock church dating back to thirteenth century. You will be able to taste several local delicacies like the focaccia, ricotta and pecorino cheese, sweet and salted homemade tarts, typical Matera bread and cold cuts.
A place to discover that offers an original alternative to high-quality traditional hotel stay.

Key facts

Unique concept • Comfort • Absolute peace • Panoramic view • Ranked Historic site • Ideal location 5 minutes walking from the historic centre of Matera

Useful information

19km Altamura, 27km Gravina in Puglia, 63km Alberobello, 65km Bari, 75km Martina Franca
Albergo diffuso
Bari - 72km  Bari - 74km
town centre WIFI credit cards accepted car park air conditioning animals accepted bicycles
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  • • Massages
  • • Hiking
  • • Candle-lit dinner
  • • Excursions off the beaten tracks
  • • Italian style aperitif
August 2018

Extrêmement étonnant et dépaysant. Excellent en tout point. Etes-vous satisfait(e) de la prestation d'Hote Italia ? : Oui, les deux hôtels proposés correspondent exactement à la demande à savoir demeure de prestige qualité des prestations.

Philippe, Nancy
July 2018

Experience unique pour une nuit.

Anonyme, Luxembourg
August 2017

Trés bien, original.

Denis, Saint-Maur
May 2017


Nathalie, Nice
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Fares 2019*
Room type Low Season
Mid Season
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Double classic 150€ 150€ to 250€ 250€ to 350€
Double superior 200€ 200€ to 350€ 350€ to 500€
Suite 350€ 350€ to 700€ 500€ to 1000€
Variable rates according to occupancy   | *Breakfast included for 2 persons  
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