We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Prices are provided by our partners, and reflect average nightly room rates, including taxes and fees that are fixed, known to our partners, and due at time of booking. Please see our partners for more details.
All photos (1,552)
What is Travellers' Choice?
This award is our highest recognition and is presented annually to the top 1% of businesses across select categories.
There is nothing like it. Its a great experience to potray how the people used to live in the past. Place is dark without windows (the one i stayed). It make u feel like being in a cave. No television, no shower, and floor is...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
If you were really looking to appreciate ancient history, its the best place to stay. Everything here is almost 80% originale ancient history. To be able to Live inside a cave the exact home to people at 800BC is amazing and once in a life...More
Everything is just excellent: The private rooms as well as the commons with an ambiance like in a dream - every detail arranged with delicacy and stylish respect. The friendly staff - angels. And the breakfast - just heaven. Not to speak of the town...More
Was amazing. We arrived after dark which is about 4:30p in winter and We were welcomed to a beautiful fireplace with outstanding wine and food. After dinner our rooms were cozy warm and candle lit. We woke up to an amazing landscape view. And took...More
TripAdvisor gives a Certificate of Excellence to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers.
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
US$ 170 - US$ 779 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Star rating provided by Expedia.
#1 Romantic Hotel in Matera
#1 Luxury Hotel in Matera
#9 Business Hotel in Matera
Number of rooms
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Hotwire, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets, Evoline ltd, HotelQuickly, getaroom.com, Cancelon and TripOnline SA so you can book your Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Response from Catherine A | Reviewed this property |
Only ate breakfast there but it was delicious and they cooked onsite. Amazing location. Only benefit of going elsewhere as solo would be you'd get more of a buzz from people around and about as lots of outdoor dining in main... More
Only ate breakfast there but it was delicious and they cooked onsite. Amazing location. Only benefit of going elsewhere as solo would be you'd get more of a buzz from people around and about as lots of outdoor dining in main citadel
Response from Passionholic | Reviewed this property |
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