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“Friendly, accommodating and great hosts!!”
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Albergo Italia
Ranked #17 of 30 Hotels in Matera
Certificate of Excellence
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Friendly, accommodating and great hosts!!”
Reviewed 15 June 2014

What can make a holiday stop miserable is poor accommodations and service. Albergo Italia was a gem. Great room, great breakfast, incredible location, a view of the Sassi and a mother and son host that were friendly and helpful in every way. Would recommend this wonderful hotel and staff to any traveler that wants a pleasant experience.

Room Tip: Ask for of the Sassi.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2012

We have just returned from a 4 night stay in the Albergo Italia, Matera. The hotel offered spacious, clean and comfortable room, in an almost perfect location for Matera town center and Sassi de Matera. The owner and staff of the hotel where very friendly and courteous. Would stay at this hotel again.

Room Tip: Ask for a room overlooking the Sassi, the view is beautiful.
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2010

Very nice hotel. It was a house converted to a hotel with nice furnishings and decorations. The rooms offer breathtaking views of the Sassi. Mel Gibson, Monica Belucci and other casts of the movie Passion of the Christ stayed there during the shoot.

Stayed February 2010, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2009

When you go to a 3 start hotel you expect: to get what you pay for:
1- you are asked to pay extra to get a view on Matera but,
- you don't get any view
- you have to pay for it
- and the owner is telling you that you should not mater as you will not stay all night looking through the window; this is just unbelievable.

2- Rooms are small and it is really a city where you walked a lot, thus you are satisfied to get back to your room for some rest and then get back out ; in this hotel you prefer to stay out.

3- Breakfast is poor: from the orange juice directly poured from cans that are not hidden in December where there are kilos of oranges sold around.
There is no bread proposed, just local croissant and fruit tarts that have really no taste.

No smile, no effort, this hotel sounds like a cash machine.
If you have choice, go somewhere else.

And meanwhile the owner needs to learn that tourists are not just there to pay they like to be considered as guest with respect and trust.
Tourists are normal people they want to get what they pay for.

  • Liked — Nothing - It's a pity to have to write that
  • Disliked — The welcome
  • Stayed December 2008, travelled with family
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Property: Albergo Italia
Address: Via Domenico Ridola 5, 75100, Matera, Italy
Region: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #17 of 30 Hotels in Matera
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Albergo Italia 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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