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We were blown away at how beautiful this hotel is... actual caves converted to a lovely boutique hotel. Our room was incredibly cozy and romantic, lit by just a few candles and lamps. Additions to the cave of refurbished hardwood, stone and brick were perfect...More
Simply stunning, on arrival it's a little disconcerting as it's not obvious where the rooms are. But the wonderful staff are on hand to help with bags and explain the incredible history of this hotel. Rooms are carved from the rock and as dramatic and...More
We decided to stay at Sextantio to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary & we are so pleased that we did because it was incredible. We were lucky enough to be upgraded to an executive suite as we stayed mid-week & there were only 2 other...More
All of the rooms are actually caves, hundreds of years old, mostly carved by hand from a soft stone cliffside and inhabited for a century by the poorest of the poor...not so any more--they basically kicked out most of the inhabitants of the city and...More
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Response from MicheleCentonze, Direttore vendite at Sextantio Le Grotte della CivitaResponded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for staying with us and for your kind review.
Hope to welcome you again in the near future in Matera or at Sextantio Albergo Diffuso in Santo Stefano di Sessanio.
We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived for a pre Christmas break at this enchanting and unique hotel. We were given a free upgrade to cave 10, a four room, five star cave with much attention to detail. It was bitterly cold outside but our...More
Response from Catherine A | Reviewed this property |
Only ate breakfast there but it was delicious and they cooked onsite. Amazing location. Only benefit of going elsewhere as solo would be you'd get more of a buzz from people around and about as lots of outdoor dining in main... More
Only ate breakfast there but it was delicious and they cooked onsite. Amazing location. Only benefit of going elsewhere as solo would be you'd get more of a buzz from people around and about as lots of outdoor dining in main citadel
Response from Passionholic | Reviewed this property |
Lighting is kept deliberately low to be as close as possible to original. There are LED lights as well. I would't really say lighting can be much of an issue. Baths are also modern in spite of their (beautiful) rural... More
Lighting is kept deliberately low to be as close as possible to original. There are LED lights as well. I would't really say lighting can be much of an issue. Baths are also modern in spite of their (beautiful) rural appearance. Ours was equipped with a spray attachment. January will be probably pretty cold. Just make sure to bring something warm with you...and enjoy this wonderful leap in the past
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