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L'Hotel in Pietra

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a unique hotel pain-stakingly renovated over three years from a 13th century Church cave. It's location is fantastic as right in the heart of Sassi and everything within few minutes walk. If your driving car can leave it in the garage and they'll arrange for a porter to take luggage to the hotel. The staff are great and...

Thank Rehan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is such a fun experience staying in a cave hotel in this unique area of the world. The staff couldn't have been nicer. Like some of the other reviewers, we upgraded to a more expensive room when we saw the standard room with its tiny spiral staircase to the bed. Fortunately, the upgrade was available. We also had trouble...

Thank suznnnco
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and have thoroughly enjoyed it. The hotel is located in a pedestrian-only area, so you have to park several blocks away and it is somewhat difficult to find. Get directions/map from the hotel first. But once you're there you'll love it. Everything is built in caves (sassi) but is comfortable and charming. The staff...

Thank Stephen I
Brasilia, DF
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We had a charming and unique sasso experience at L'Hotel in Pietra. The location is central for visiting the "sassi" area and have pleasant walks. We booked a small charming double floor sasso, which had been simply, but nicely, decorated. Breakfast at the lobby included a small but high quality range of products. We were able to park the car...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed in the room in the old church / chapel. You have a nice view over the Sassi. The room is carefully designed and every detail fits in. The main hotel (where you also take the breakfast) is about 100m away (2 min by foot). Breakfast is served in a large grotto-style lobby (typical for the Sassi).

Thank RossKastanie
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I was in awe when I first lay my eyes on the Sassi. And same for the hotel. Very fortunate to be upgraded from single room to 1008, the room that requires a climb to get to the bed. The design is so unique that it complete the experience of Matera. It was fun, but yes it might be a...

Thank Me N
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Matera is a spectacular place to visit, and this hotel made our stay there even more special. It's located perfectly; steps away (or from your rooftop terrace, if you have one), you can see what we thought was the best view of Matera with the Duomo at the top. The room was spacious and beautifully designed with remnants of the...

Thank Veruca7
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This may be the most beautiful hotel I have ever stayed in and I am an experienced traveller. It has only 9 rooms and is constructed in an old 'chiesa rupestre'. Our room had a huge four poster bed, a lovely upstairs sitting room and a charming terrace overlooking all of Matera (which is an astonishing place), all right in...

Thank Florence R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is the most MAGICAL hotel we have ever stayed in! The design and architecture should win an award! In fact as i am sitting on their sunny terrace writing this review i can hear guests arriving and checking into the two suites and they are literally screaming loudy and shrieking with delight as they walk into their rooms (yes...

Thank skinnycotswolds
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I would concur with what most reviewers have said. It is well placed and staff very helpful with a delicious breakfast. The one thing that has been mentioned and must be seriously considered, is which room is suitable for you. We booked a standard / classic room but had no idea that it was on two levels and we would...

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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about L'Hotel in Pietra

Address: Via San Giovanni Vecchio 22 | Basilicata, 75100, Matera, Italy
Region: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Price Range: $125 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — L'Hotel in Pietra 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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l Hotel In Pietra
l Hotel Matera
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#3 Family Hotel in Matera
#3 Best Value Hotel in Matera
#5 Romantic Hotel in Matera
#6 Business Hotel in Matera
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“Look for photos of the standard room to determine if this is a room in which you will be comfortable.”
suznnnco, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“#1003 has a great terrace. One couple we spoke to had a staircase in the rocks down to a private whirlpool in their room.”
FlorenceR875, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book suite 1003 stay away from the tiny room with staircase to bed”
edwards901, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“all good - depends on your budget”
ukiwil1, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is difficult to locate. Try to call them when you arrive nearby.”
fussyp2014, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
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