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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Matera the weekend of 2nd April 2017 with wife and daughter, and spent 2 nights at Caveoso Hotel. When leaving on the last morning, we realized that the mattresses were infested with insects. My daughter was covered in bites. Disgusting! I have travelled all over Africa for many years, but this is my worst experience. And I paid...

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Great room Clean cozy sunny The hotel location is near all the historic sites, the staff are friendly and nice Bathroom is big and clean The cleaning lady is so nice and gentile The restaurant us so beautiful

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Columbus, OH
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our three night stay at the Caveoso. It is ideally situated in the Sassi, a short walk from the new town, with cafes and restaurants a leisurely two minute walk. Stunning views abound. Matera is well deserving of its designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The rooms can be rather damp but it is, after all,...

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Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was one of six hotels/B&Bs we stayed in during a trip through Puglia and it certainly was the worse, which was a great pity, as it was in a great position and Matera is a spectacular and fascinating town. Having said that, our room was OK , especially after we had opened the balcony doors to let some fresh...

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Begur, Spain
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights . The position is superb , the town is stunning but..............the Caveoso - oh dear. The manager is as unfriendly as you can get and is clearly in the wrong business. Room was bare and lacking in any comfort, not like the room shown in the photograph. The shower went from cold to scalding hot...

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Basingstoke
Reviewed 20 September 2016

So looking forward to staying in a cave room but this was rather a disappointment, supposed to be a junior suite but it lacked toiletries, the towels were thin, thin cotton, no shower door/curtain so water went everywhere.Mini bar consited of 1 beer and a bottle of water and everything felt muggy and damp and the floor was gritty and...

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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here one night on our Italy road trip. The hotel is very well placed for wandering the historic area of Matera. We had read a lot of reviews about air conditioning but had no issues. Breakfast is mediocre and staff could brush up the service level... But if you're in Matera and want to live right in the middle,...

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Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The hotel is right in the center of Sassi, a 10 - 15 minute walk to the main piazza of Matera and a 2 minute walk to the gorge overlook (Parco della Murgia Materana) with a view of a large suspension bridge at the bottom. It is also very close to the Casa Noha. It is worth the stay at...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Location for this hotel was great,easy to find and within walking distance of the square. However we were disappointed that the rooms weren't as authentic as we had hoped. the only part of the hotel that looked cave-like was the dining room. Reception girl was pleasant as was the lady who served breakfast otherwise the staff were dismissive. Breakfast was...

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Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I am truly hard-pressed to imagine how ANYONE could rate this place higher than a zero or one. What are these great reviews based upon? I can only guess that the high rated reviews were posted by people who have never actually stayed in a quality hotel or were recently released from some prison colony. Yes, the Caveoso is in...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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Caveoso Hotel is situated in a striking palace right in the centre of the Sassi area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Caveoso Hotel

Address: Rione Pianelle 26 (Piazza Caveoso), 75100, Matera, Italy
Region: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Price Range: $147 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Caveoso Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Rooms are not inside the hotel, but on public open space. Can be noisy. No restaurant. Good wifi. Grumpy staff.”
jym836, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not take ground floor rooms 10a and 10b as they overlook scaffolding of the building next to it.”
128eagleye123, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms really do look like what is posted on the web site”
E8449KCanthonym, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“When booking a room, specify cave room or you won't get one”
Meandhim566, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is best - Room 10A was also booked and OK”
chrissW9764KS, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
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