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Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita, Matera

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches

  • Free full breakfast and free WiFi
From
$284 CAD

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  • Terrace/Patio
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Standard Double Room - In-Room Dining
  • Executive Suite (extra bed on request) - Living Room
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Via Civita 28, Matera, 75100, MT, Italy
9.8.Exceptional.
  • WoW. The most unique hotel experience we’ve ever had. Worth the splurge. I highly…

    Aug. 26, 2021

  • Matera is amazing. This hotel is by far one of the best curated hotels in the world.…

    Jul. 23, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • gap period enforced between guest stays24 hours
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Quiet
Walkable
Safe
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 18 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Valet parking
  • Airport shuttle

For families

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden

What’s around

  • Heart of Matera
  • Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches - 1 min walk
  • Viewpoint of Matera and the Sassi - 21 min walk
  • Rock Churches of San Nicola dei Greci and Madonna delle Virtù - 2 min walk
  • Cathedral of Matera - 3 min walk
  • Piazza San Pietro Caveoso - 6 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Standard Double Room
  • Superior Room (extra bed on request)
  • Suite (extra bed on request)
  • Executive Suite (extra bed on request)

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Heart of Matera
  • Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches - 1 min walk
  • Viewpoint of Matera and the Sassi - 21 min walk
  • Rock Churches of San Nicola dei Greci and Madonna delle Virtù - 2 min walk
  • Cathedral of Matera - 3 min walk
  • Piazza San Pietro Caveoso - 6 min walk
  • Convent of Sant'Agostino - 7 min walk
  • Church of San Pietro Caveoso - 7 min walk
  • Casa Grotto di Vico Solitario - 7 min walk
  • Domenico Ridola National Archaeological Museum - 8 min walk
  • San Giovanni Battista Church - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Karol Wojtyla Airport (BRI) - 56 min drive
  • Gravina Station - 29 min drive
  • Ferrandina Scalo Matera Station - 30 min drive
  • Castellaneta Station - 36 min drive
  • Matera Centrale Railway Station - 15 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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Via Civita 28, Matera, 75100, MT, Italy

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 18 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-11:30 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare*

Pets

  • Pets allowed*
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Covered onsite valet parking (EUR 30 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Offsite parking within 656 ft (EUR 30 per day); reservations required
  • Street parking available

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby

Working away

  • Number of meeting rooms - 1

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Slippers

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

Things to enjoy

  • In-room massage available
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 120 per vehicle (one way)

Children and extra bedsPay at property

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge
  • All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport

PetsPay at property

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 35 per pet, per stay

ParkingPay at property

  • Covered valet parking costs EUR 30 per night with in/out privileges
  • Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 30 per day (656 ft away)

Pool, spa, and gym (if applicable)Pay at property

  • Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene and cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

This property will place a credit card authorization equal to 30% of the total amount of stay for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

Also known as

  • Sextantio
  • Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita Hotel
  • Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita Matera
  • Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita Hotel Matera
  • Sextantio Grotte
  • Sextantio Grotte Della Civita
  • Sextantio Grotte Della Civita Hotel
  • Sextantio Grotte Della Civita Hotel Matera
  • Sextantio Grotte Della Civita Matera
  • Sextantio Civita Caves Hotel Matera
  • Sextantio Civita Caves Matera

*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Valet parking costs EUR 30 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of EUR 35 per pet, per stay. Food and water bowls are available.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Baccanti (5-min walk), Ristorante da Nico (5-min walk), and Oi Marì (5-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 120 per vehicle one way.
  • Have fun with nearby activities like cycling and hiking. Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita also has a garden.
9.8.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Amazing stay

    Absolutely amazing! The hotel upgraded us to an amazing room upon arrival! They were super helpful and very accommodating. An absolute must! Loved every minute!

    Amina, 1 night trip with friends, Jul. 20, 2020

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  • 4.0.Fair

    Staff should be more professional compare to price.

    1 night trip with friends, Oct. 21, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    What can I say about this hotel? All I can say is that I had a once-in-a-lifetime-experience. It was unreal and it cannot be explained how it was. You have to stay to experience. We were lucky to be upgraded to suite and it was just sooooo amazing to stay in that suite. Facility was just amazing and you cannot find any better staff than those guys at the facility I met. I will recommend this place to anyone who will go to Matera. And Matera was unreal, also.

    2 night romance trip, Oct. 15, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    A beautiful hotel with very attentive staff in the very heart of Matera. The staff were able to explain the history of the hotel and the company straight away while showing us round and demonstrated everything we needed to know in our room. The room was everything we could hope for and more.

    1 night romance trip, Oct. 7, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Stunning Grounds, Attentive Staff, Amazing food.

    From the valet service on the way in to welcome refreshments, local friendly & knowledgeable staff, amazing local cuisine for breakfast and our parting is such sweet sorrow departure this experience was magical and stunning. The property is immaculately cared for and staff will attend to your every need. The restored grounds and cave rooms are amazing and hands down one of the best sleeps of our 3 week voyage. The surrounding area is walkable and the views/ setting amazing. they offer a private dining experience and in room massage which we did not utilize. We would not hesitate to go back just for that. Matera has just been awarded European Capital of Culture for 2019 and for good reason. This was easily one of the more unique, magical and true local experiences we had. We could not recommend this hotel more. Don't hesitate to book. If you are a focaccia bread fan their focaccia for breakfast could be hands down the best I've had in the world. Local meats and cheeses amazing as well.

    Asher, 1 night trip, Aug. 31, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    sextantio bellissimo!

    the most delightful and helpful staff, in a truly uniquely special location, restored and maintained in the most lovely of historical ways. unparalleled indeed.

    S JASON, 1 night family trip, Aug. 25, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great place in one of the most unexpected and exceptional locations on earth. Excellent and warm service.

    PDN, 1 night family trip, Aug. 23, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Superb Sextantio

    This is our second trip. Sextantio is fantastic. Everything about it is done well, tastefully, and respects it’s surroundings. Fabulous. Even the grapes hanging outside our sassi(cave) smelled intoxicating. The view immediately outside of La Murgia is immense and thought provoking. They upgraded us to an executive suite from a superior - thank you for being so thoughtful. Sextantio is Matera.

    CHEAN MING, 2 night trip, Aug. 21, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    One unique and enjoyable night

    This property was so unique and enjoyable. The service was great. One night was definitely the right amount. The room was very neat but ran warm and wasn’t highly comfortable.

    1 night romance trip, Jul. 16, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Unique experience. Perfect.

    Amazing. Perfect spot.

    Stephan, 1 night family trip, Jul. 10, 2019

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