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We stayed in one of the "caves" for two nights. Very cool even though the outside temperature was high, also the air con works well. Very comfortable bed. Whilst this was an interesting experience and was very "quaint" the accomodation does not suit people our...More
We were looking forward to a long weekend in Puglia. Our Italien friends have also suggested a day in Matera. The city is unbelievable. And this hotel is probably one of the best places we have experienced. Families lived in these caves since 13th century,...More
We stayed here during the first part of our honeymoon and what a unique and memorable hotel and location this is!
The staff were extremely friendly, helpful and made us feel right at home, straight away. A special call-out for Marco and especially, Aman, who...More
This hotel is interesting because the rooms are in caves lit by candles. It can be a bit scary to wake in the night and be in total darkness and makes for very long afternoon naps. There is some electric light but it is very......More
I found this hotel on trip advisor and I'm so glad we stayed here. It's located in the area of the old cave dwellings and they have converted multiple caves into a hotel with very unique accommodations .
The breakfast was amazing with a wide...More
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USD 275 - USD 1,043 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Matera
#1 Family Hotel in Matera
#1 Romantic Hotel in Matera
#9 Business Hotel in Matera
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Lighting is kept deliberately low to be as close as possible to original. There are LED lights as well. I would't really say lighting can be much of an issue. Baths are also modern in spite of their (beautiful) rural... More
Lighting is kept deliberately low to be as close as possible to original. There are LED lights as well. I would't really say lighting can be much of an issue. Baths are also modern in spite of their (beautiful) rural appearance. Ours was equipped with a spray attachment. January will be probably pretty cold. Just make sure to bring something warm with you...and enjoy this wonderful leap in the past