Take a quick peek at some of the gorgeous hotels in Matera, 2019 European Capital of Culture, that are waiting for you:
Hotels in Matera
PALAZZO GATTINI *****
The 5 star Palazzo Gattini blends historical, cultural and artistic influences with modern luxury. The Palazzo dates back to the 15th century but in 2008 underwent a stylish renovation into a superb luxury hotel with spectacular views of the Sassi cave district. With balconies overlooking the stunning ravine, the Palazzo is the perfect location to overlook the midnight fireworks at the nearby festival ‘The feast of the Madonna of the Bruna’ which takes place on July 2nd. The Palazzo is perfect for a romantic weekend, with luxurious accommodation, restaurant and spa facilities and champagne reception.
SEXTANTIO LE GROTTE DELLA CIVITA ****
A truly spectacular and unique boutique hotel ‘where luxury meets history’. The hotel is situated in the heart of the ancient Sassi district and is comprised of unique guest suites which provide an luxurious experience of the caves.
The gorgeous Sextantio has cave rooms, partly created with old recovered material, from floors to furniture, to give a timeless atmosphere, it overlooks the Gravina stream and it is surrounded by the incredible Murgia Park and its Rupestrian Churches. Gracefully simple and wonderfully elegant and rustic at the same time, the Sextantio provides a dreamy and timeless setting for any time away.
LOCANDA DI SAN MARTINO – HOTEL E THERMAE ***
La Locanda di San Martino is a unique cave hotel and spa set in the heart of Matera’s Sassi district. A restored eighteenth century convent, the Locanda offers the experience of staying in carefully restored cave-dwellings which have been renovated to a high standard. The hotel is comprised of 28 unique, well equipped guest rooms situated over four levels that are connected by a series of balconies overlooking the rooftops of the ancient medieval village. Facilities include free wi-fi, hotel bar, 24hr reception, satellite tv, mini bar and more. The spa and wellness centre offers a heated swimming pool, sauna, hot tub, turkish bath and tepidarium.
HOTEL SASSI ***
This lovely hotel lies in the heart of the Sassi, partially in a renovated cave. An eighteenth century complex has been restructured to create the Hotel Sassi which has balconies overlooking the spectacular Sassi of Matera and the hotel is not far from the city centre.
B&B CASA LAMANNA
Comfortable and spacious, in the heart of the Sassi of Matera, the B&B has a spectacular view over the Gravina ravine, a rooftop terrace, and lovely breakfasts which include the celebrated bread of Matera. Eustachio Paolo Lamanna, historian of philosophy and author, was born here.