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Fra i Sassi Residence

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Alberta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you see Matera you are awestruck by its beauty. This b and b has one of the best views from the terrace. It is hard to find and if it was not for the nice people in town we would still be driving around. If you drive you can park for free just outside of the old town area... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a perfect place to stay in a very beautiful town. The rooms have wonderful views over the sasso, with terraces providing the perfect setting to enjoy this amazing spot. Probably the best location to stay in Matera, easy to get to, right in the heart of the most attractive part of town and all with this stunning view.... More 

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Luton beds
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a simply beautiful place to stay. The location is amazing, right down in the Sassi, fantastic views. We had room 1 which has a great view of the Sassi and out into the countryside through the full height glass door. All rooms are individually styled ours was less of a cave than some of them but it was... More 

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West Palm Beach
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Fra I Sassi is located directly across from the caves of Matera. Tee rooms are spacious, comfortable, high quality furnishings, bed extremely comfortable. Great views, just an outstanding value. Will definitely stay at Fra I Sassi when I return to Matera.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had a "comfort" room which was a large and spacious cave room. Just fabulous. The room opened out onto the terrace which had fantastic views over the city. The breakfast was extremely good, and the staff could not have been more helpful in telling us of the best places to go and good restaurants too.. The only downside was... More 

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Shellharbour
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Each room is unique, room 8 was huge with the bathroom and Japanese style deep bath in a cave part of the room. Seashells embedded in the rock ceiling are clearly visible. Staying in this hotel is an experience on it's own, highly recommended.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were only in Matera for one night, it was easy to park at the hotel and take our bags up, the hotel organised for a someone to pick up our car and park it which was very helpful. The room was a cave room, very clean, lovely big bath and shower and comfortable bed. Breakfast, simple but lovely. Staff... More 

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights. Location: the view - which is what you go there for - is fantastic. We'll remember watching the sun go down on the little terrace forever. Breakfast: Basic but quite adequate. Room: really spacious with great bathroom facilities. Our room had French doors which looked out over to the sassi and a window at another... More 

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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Fra i Sassi is a lovely hotel which affords a great view of the amazing city of Matera. The staff is welcoming and helpful with whatever you need. When I reserved the room, I mentioned I was a bit claustrophibic and a little nervous about staying in a cave room, and they put us in a lovely room with a... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

We stayed at Frai I Sassi Residence for just one night- and we would certainly have loved to stay longer. Matera is an amazing magical place, you feel like you are in a totally different world. We had asked for one of the 'cave' rooms on booking and we were not disappointed. It was beautifully renovated, with a modern bathroom... More 

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Additional Information about Fra i Sassi Residence

Address: Via d'Addozio 102 | Sasso Barisano, 75100, Matera, Italy
Region: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Price Range: RM424 - RM853 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fra i Sassi Residence 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room 5 was perfect for a family. Highly recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles ServalontheRoad, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All interesting, room one had reasonable daylight and great view.”
 of 5 bubbles minnieLutonbeds, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pay a bit more and get a comfort room. I don't know if they are all cave rooms, but ours was worth the extra expense”
 of 5 bubbles 11SueA, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The room with a window was much brighter than the cave rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 60763Christine, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“No. 2 is a 'standard' construction room so if you want a cave like experience this is not it.”
 of 5 bubbles TravellerCork, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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