Basiliani Hotel, Matera
|Rione Casalnuovo, 115, 75100, Matera, Matera, Basilicata, ITALY.|
Description: Basiliani HotelLocated in the heart of the Sassi Massera, in an ancient settlement going as far back as the Neolithic age, Basiliani Hotel is set in a carefully restored and modernised historic structure. Combining modern elements with the ancient cave dwelling, excavated into the typical limestone of the region, this charming boutique hotel offers comfortable accommodation in a unique location.
Overlooking the Gravina ravine and the Chiese Rupestri Archaeological Park, many of Matera's spectacular landmarks and monuments are a short walk from the property. Among many others, these include the cathedral, and the churches of San Pietro Caveoso and San Pietro Barisano. Standing in the heart of the Murgia Materana natural park, Matera is perfect for exploring this beautiful region of Basilicata. Outdoor activities in the area include mountain biking, horse riding and trekking, while the beaches of the Ionian sea are just fifty kilometres away.
Basiliani Hotel has an elegant lounge area, where breakfast is served every morning. Like the rest of the property, it has been restored in a unique style, combining the historic elements of the cave house, the whitewashed walls, ancient cisterns and vaults, with striking modern furnishings and fabrics in contrasting colours. The lounge has a free internet point, and Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.
Type of rooms: Basiliani HotelComfort:
Comort rooms are excavated into the rock and can accommodate up to four guests. One or two rooms, the en-suite bathrooms are located in the ancient cisterns, and have showers and/or showers and a bathtub. Room size 30 to 60 sq m.
This superior room is also excavated into the rock and can accommodate up to three guests. The en-suite bathroom has a shower and a bathtub. This room has a view of the Chiese Rupestri Archaeological Park. Room size 35 sq m.
Superior Room with Loft:
These Superior Rooms have a separate loft space with a double bed, and a separate living-room area with a double bed and a seating area. They have a view of the Chiese Rupestri Archaeological Park or the surrounding countryside. These rooms can accommodate up to four guests, and the largest, room 111, has two private bathrooms. Room size 55 to 70 sq m.
All rooms feature heating and air-conditioning, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, free Wi-Fi internet connection, safe, mini-bar, coffee and tea-making facilities, hair dryer and complimentary toiletries.
Additional information: Basiliani Hotel
Free public parking is possible at a nearby location.
Pets are allowed on request.
Number of rooms: 10
Official category: 3 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2010.
Languages spoken: Italian, English, French, Spanish.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB, Bancomat, Maestro, CartaSi.
How to get here: Follow signs for "Matera Centro", then follow indications for "Il Castello" or "Palazzo Lanfranchi".
Take the entrance to "Sasso Caveoso" near Palazzo Lanfranchi, and after a few metres turn left into Via Bruno Buozzi (going downhill).
Go straight on as far as Piazza San Pietro Caveoso, (that you should select as arrival destination if you use a gps), where a free car park is available.
Basiliani Hotel is at a distance of about 200 metres from Piazza San Pietro Caveoso.
Staff are available for porterage service.
Basiliani Hotel recommends the use of comfortable shoes.
GPS Coordinates: 40° 39' 45.71'' N 16° 36' 44.72'' E
Nearest airport: Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport - 67,2 km.