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Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita

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Via Civita 28, 75100, Matera Italy See on map
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Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sextantio is a magical place in a magical city. We wanted to stay here but they were completely booked. We visited to check it out and were blown away and the rustic perfection. The vision is clear and pure. The attention to original detail is...More

1  Thank jennyrothman
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a super amazing experience visiting Matera and staying in this hotel. Hotel, room, breakfast and service everything are perfect. The hotel is located in the heart of the city and a nice walk after all visitors are gone in the late evening is just...More

1  Thank SeanAndIanAtTaipei
Reviewed 1 week ago

Le Grotte della Civita came by recommendation from a friend who just visited Matera. First, I would highly recommend anyone who is visiting Puglia to experience Matera at night. Secondly, to stay overnight at Le Grotte de la Civita is a must. This hotel was...More

Thank Svidss
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a very generous sized cave room. It was well appointed and cozy even though the space was grand, the ceilings high. We loved it but I could see it being chilly in winter, we were there in October. Dress accordingly the experience...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for somewhere to stay that is different, this is the place for you. Each room is actually a cave which has been converted into a hotel room with old world furniture and a little bit quirky. No television but that doesn't...More

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Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita in the Sassi di Matera - UNESCO World Heritage Site in Basilicata region - is the most extreme expression of a Historical Minor Heritage. A heritage, which More represents the almost paradigmatic expression of this Minor History, marked by rocky caves, inhabited until the first years of the fifties. The sassi (stone settlement) have been turned into 18 romantic boutique bedrooms, simply furnished, candlelit and calming. Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita is a cultural project born to bring hospitality experience outside the schematics, not classifiable as "stars" and far from any traditional concept of luxury, so much so that the New York Times deemed it one of “the most extraordinary destinations in the world”, the Times “one of the ten most beautiful hotels on the international scene” and the Tatler guide of Condé Nast has included among “the one hundred most beautiful hotels on the planet”. They talk about the luxury of emotions. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
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Business
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$181 - US$793 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sextantio Civita Caves Hotel Matera
Location
Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$181 - US$793 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sextantio Civita Caves Hotel Matera
Location
Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
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MadameMolet
29 July 2018|
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Response from rhyshedges | Reviewed this property |
We saw no mosquitos and would not expect nets in an Italian hotel. The environment is hostile to mosquitos with the hotel on a cliff face with no stagnant pools necessary if they are to breed. Caves lit with candles are also... More
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summer838
24 April 2018|
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Response from Bob E | Reviewed this property |
No. In fact they don’t really have a restaurant but offer an exclusive candlelight dinner for only one couple at a time.
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Alix H
1 April 2018|
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Response from MicheleCentonze | Property representative |
Dear Alex, the nearest airport is Bari International Airport, only 40 minutes drive from Matera. You can rent a car or the hotel can arrange a private transfer. Ciao ciao
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"Room 19 had a window which looked out to the national park canyon"
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3 Oct 2018
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27 Aug 2018
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"All the rooms are fabulous, but the surfaces are very uneven (it's old!!) so we would not recommend for..."
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