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Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We are so glad we had the experience of staying at Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita for two nights. Visiting the Sassi area of Matera is a trip back in time. The city is made up of caves where people lived for centuries, and which...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were only able to book one night in the grotto, but it was well worth it. The room was gorgeous, gothic yet with a warm charm, and the view outside our front door was amazing. We totally did not mind the lack of TV,...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from MicheleCentonze, Direttore vendite at Sextantio Le Grotte della CivitaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for staying with us and for your kind words, very much appreciated. Can't wait to welcome you back in the near future in Matera or at Sextantio Albergo Diffuso in Santo Stefano di Sessanio (Abruzzo region), our sister project....More

Reviewed 12 December 2018 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
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Reviewed 8 December 2018 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
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

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
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Description
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
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
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$166 - US$771 (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$166 - US$771 (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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adammilly
1 January 2019|
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Response from MicheleCentonze | Property representative |
Hello. The closest airport is Bari International Airport, less than one hour drive. See you soon in 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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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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"We had the memorable room wonderwoman stayed in while the film was shot. Part of the charm is the uneven..."
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1 Nov 2018
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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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