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1 room, 2 adults

Il Palazzotto, Matera

Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Via Sette Dolori 39, Matera, 75100, Italy

Guesthouse with bar/lounge, near Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
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  • This was one of the best hotel I ever stay. Will go again May 16, 2018
  • This hotel is truly unique. The room (cave) was very nice, the staff was very helpful,…Jan. 9, 2020

Il Palazzotto, Matera

from $260 CAD
  • Standard Double Room
  • Superior Double Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Suite
  • Family Suite, 1 Bedroom

What’s around Il Palazzotto, Matera


  • Heart of Matera
  • Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches - 1 min walk
  • Cathedral of Matera - 3 min walk
  • San Giovanni Battista Church - 4 min walk
  • Domenico Ridola National Archaeological Museum - 4 min walk
  • Palombaro Lungo - 5 min walk
  • Convent of Sant'Agostino - 5 min walk
  • Rock Churches of San Nicola dei Greci and Madonna delle Virtù - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Gravina Station - 28 min drive
  • Ferrandina Station - 29 min drive
  • Castellaneta Station - 35 min drive
  • Matera Centrale Railway Station - 11 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for 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

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets stay free (dogs only)

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room

  • Pets must be supervised


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Il Palazzotto, Matera’s small print

Also known as

  • Il Palazzotto Guesthouse Matera
  • Il Palazzotto Guesthouse
  • Il Palazzotto Matera
  • Il Palazzotto Matera
  • Il Palazzotto Guesthouse
  • Il Palazzotto Guesthouse Matera


This hotel will place an authorization for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

For details on pet restrictions and to request pet-friendly rooms, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

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

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.00 per person, per night, up to 3 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs EUR 20.00 per day

Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 20 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Il Palazzotto, Matera

  • Are pets allowed at Il Palazzotto?
    Yes, dogs stay free, with a limit of 1 per room. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • Is parking offered at Il Palazzotto?
    Yes. Valet parking costs EUR 20.00 per day.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Il Palazzotto?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Il Palazzotto?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Cola Cola (1-min walk), la talpa (1-min walk), and L'Arturo Enogastrnomia (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 74 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Magic all around
This place was amazing . From the service to the hotel room . The hotel was magical
Kathy, au1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Matera’s Calm Oasis
Il Palazzotto is a small, classy, elegant hotel in the magical Italian hill town of Matera. Our room, an actual cave, was unlike anything we’ve experienced in over 50 years of travel. Build and amenities were all excellent. The service was genuine, comprehensive and welcoming but not pushy. Breakfast was delicious.. We had a minor travel emergency during our stay and the hotel staff were caring and efficient and stayed the course until the problem was resolved.
PHILIP, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fun cave-like room gives one the feeing of the area!
Yvonne, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
The most amazing place!
We have never stayed in a nicer place. First of all, staying in a cave was amazing. The room was fantastic and the location perfect to walk everywhere. The breakfast was OUTSTANDING. We loved every moment of being here from the people who couldn't do enough for you to the beautiful place itself. When we return to Matera, we will stay here again for sure! Thank you for an amazing night!!
Ilene, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing all around - service with a capital S
Amazing location, great amenities, beautiful rooms, all the trimmings and more :-) Honestly impressive value especially in a touristy location such as Matera - I was really , really impressed as well with the professional qualities and kindness of the staff. A must if you are ever in Matera! I, for one, will try to make it as often as I can and find an available room at the Palazzotto as it will now be hard to find anything that compares!
Sandra, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Tottaly unique
Excellent, tottaly different to anything that you have ever stayed in. Rooms in the caves are amazing for a short stay
gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place , not a great welcome. Mixed bag sadl
We had a difficult and disappointing start to our stay but once discussed at check out with a very helpful member of staff we felt much better . The room was lovely as was the breakfast room . Nothing hot offered at breakfast . Would ask for a little tour and info when you check in . Our room number 7 was sadly on a busy ish ( for Matera ) walkway which was a bit annoying as really wanted to sleep in as we had a busy week and this was our first comfy bed ! The hotel is lovely and most staff are wonderful.
Chris, gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
A truly exceptional stay in an incredlible city.
An absolutely spectacular hotel in an incredible location. The room was clean, comfortable & beautifully decorated & presented. The reception, lounge & breakfast area was exceptional and the included breakfast was fantastic. My wife & I had a 2 night say, but could easily have stayed a full week (or more). Staff were great, with some excellent restaurant recommendations & expert tips on what to see & do in Matera. We cannot recommend Il Palazzotto highly enough.
Joshua, au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful stay
We had a wonderful stay. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was gorgeous and the bed was incredibly comfortable. Would definitely stay here again!
usRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Loved this hotel!
It was an experience being there. Impeccable design and inspiring setting.
usRomance trip

Il Palazzotto, Matera

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