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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Matera is a special place and this B&B was a lovely place from which to see this.Our room was huge, next to breakfast room, with had a nice balcony that overlooked the Sassi. Our host were very nice and breakfast consisted of homemade products. Be prepared for a lot of hilly walks but it is worth it.

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Hereford
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120 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Very well-located for visiting the sassi, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Casa di Ele. Giuseppe and his wife were extremely friendly and kind and email contact before arrival was quick and efficient. Our room was enormous with a balcony overlooking the sassi, the bathroom was well-equipped and the breakfasts contained plenty of choice (I didn't go to Basilicata... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

After reading all the Tripadvisor reviews, we were expecting so much more than we got. The host family is indeed friendly, but during our stay were preoccupied with other work and business commitments. It felt like the guests were not their priority. We stayed for 2 nights, but we didn't even have our soap replenished. Unfortunately we had the Mozart... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We had a two night stay here while in Matera. Everything was wonderful and the owners went out of their way to be helpful- they were so nice to even drive us to the car rental place to pick up our car- way above and beyond! Great location and breakfast too. Had two wonderful dinners in Matera- recommended by owners... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This is a nicely located b&b on the edge of the sassi, so theoretically you should get the best of both worlds with easy access from main roads and views of the sassi from the rooms. I'd recommend working out directions before hand however as our sat Nav directed us right through all the tiny streets in the sassi and... More 

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SeaTac, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

This is a small B&B overlooking the Sassi in a central location of Matera, close the the main square. The rooms are all newly-renovated and in excellent condition with good Wi-Fi, modern baths and refrigerators stocked with water and even a complementary bottle of wine. Fresh towels were provided daily. Breakfasts were excellent, and included homemade pastries, fruit, yogurt, cheese,... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We were there for a short break and the ancient house where is located the B&B and Matera itself left us speechless! We had the Bach Suite, which is on the same floor as the breakfast room, but no noise as there are two ancient thick doors dividing up the two areas. The room is super clean, beautiful and huge... More 

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Boonville, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Step back in time as you are welcomed into the charming, centuries-old home of Tina and Giuseppe overlooking the Sassi of magnificent Matera. Your hosts have managed to create a simple elegance by both refining and expanding the number of rooms available for lodging without sacrificing the essential beauty of the buildings. Expect not only a warm greeting but also... More 

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San Carlos, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Everyone raves about this place and the couple who run it, so your expectations are high...and then they are exceeded when you get there. We stayed 4 nights in October and what a treat in every way. It started when Raffaele suggested that we call when we were at the square. He and Tina got their car and came to... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We cannot rave enough about our wonderful stay at La Casa di Ele. The stunning view of The Sassi (cave dwellings) from our balcony of The Bach Suite was beyond all expectations. We were in awe when we walked into the cavernous room. What a magical experience it was staying there. Matera is a much bigger 'town' than we had... More 

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The B&B and SassiIn the heart of Matera, lays the B&B “La casa di Ele” right next to the “Sassi”, a breathtaking UNESCO heritage.“La casa di Ele” is an ancient residence of the 18th century, with sophisticated interiors. From its balconies you will appreciate a unique and beautiful view and enjoy yourself while having breakfast, an afternoon tea or simply taking spectacular pictures. The memory of your stay will make a mark in your hearts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Casa di Ele

Address: Via San Biagio 26, 75100, Matera, Italy
Region: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Price Range: £73 - £131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Bach Suite for sure!”
 of 5 bubbles TravellingJan, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
“I did not see any other rooms but I know that we were very pleased with the Bach Suite and the view was beyond compare.”
 of 5 bubbles M-Evan-Chen, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Bach room is just wonderful. In the afternoon, if you want a rest it can be noisy. At night it's fine.”
 of 5 bubbles Foodie130805, 23 May 2015 | Read review
“We were in the Junior suite -- Mozart -- and enjoyed it very much.”
 of 5 bubbles dko360, 23 May 2015 | Read review
“If you can afford it, and if it's available, the Bach Suite is very special indeed.”
 of 5 bubbles westopher, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
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