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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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Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A long time ago I saw a picture of this incredible hotel in a magazine and ripped the page out in the hope that somehow one day I would find myself in this picture and my dream became reality, we just spent two wonderful nights...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Becca265
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived to the moment we departed this extraordinary boutique property exceeded all expectations. When I read about it I knew we had to experience it. And it is an experience! When we arrived we were warmly greeted by Alex and Antonio...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank Baltimore48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sextantio's restoration project in Matera has resulted in a truly unique place to stay. We loved their mission as well as the romantic, charming open room illuminated by candles. The staff, Alex and Antonio were truly the dream team--they gave excellent restaurant recommendations and arranged...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank TravellingLisa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was blown away by the rustic and raw beauty of this hotel. The caves are beautifully restored, while preserving the unique history and nature of the region. The staff is most respectful, helpful and kind. The breakfast banquet is lavish and relaxing. The aesthetics...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 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

Date of stay: October 2018
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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
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
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
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$ 180 - US$ 742 (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$ 180 - US$ 742 (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 BobE874 | 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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alixh170
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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"We had the memorable room wonderwoman stayed in while the film was shot. Part of the charm is the uneven..."
C6064QBmarks
1 Nov 2018
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"Room 19 had a window which looked out to the national park canyon"
Footprints799461
3 Oct 2018
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"Choose room on the second level of the hotel."
FellowTraveler785468
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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7 Aug 2018
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