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Via San Giovanni Vecchio 77, 75100 Matera, Italy – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.5/10! (score from 139 reviews)
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Grounds, Terrace, Sun Deck
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the Room, Restaurant with Dining Menu
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
Shuttle Service (surcharge), Laundry, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning
Italian, Spanish, English
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Up to two children under 3 years are charged EUR 5 per person per night in a crib.
Up to two older children or adults are charged EUR 30 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Please inform San Giovanni Vecchio - Residenza of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Based on 139 reviews
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Score from 180 reviews Wonderful
Super nice staff. They gave us a map explained us where to go and what to see. Breakfast is delicious. The best tomato bruschetta we had in Italy and delicious cakes. Wifi works fine. The stay gives access to a terrace of the residence, with beautiful views of Matera. They were willing to give pointers for parking, but we had already found an underground one in Piazza Cesare Firrao, right outside the center. The cobblestone streets in the sassi are too narrow and parking space limited. Have fun, Matera is quite unique!
This place has the perfect location for many side trips. The room was beautiful. The staff was great as was their breakfast and their food at Oi Mari Ristorante which was right across the cobblestone street. We could not have asked for better accommodations. The only mistake was not staying a full week.
Great location, unique rooms. Very knowledgeable staff that gave us loads of great local information Their restaurant is excellent for breakfast and dinner too
Nice view of the city from hotel terrace
Beds are to hard and food was mediocre at best. Extremely noisy if you are sleeping on the fold out. The loft above makes loud creaking noises anytime someone moves.
Updated everything, very clean and modern. The staff was very nice. Amazing bruschetta at breakfast-- the best I had my two weeks in Italy. We checked in around 11pm, I was very irritated and the staff was very polite dealing with me. They let us have early breakfast and coffee so we could continue on our road trip. They let us park right out front since we were only staying for a few hours and leaving before 7am.
We thouroughly enjoyed our stay at San Giovanni vecchio. It is situated down in the middle of Sassi, within walking distance of everything. The history of this town is amazing. We had our breakfast at the restaurant across the street (which is where you also check-in. This a family run place and they are more than willing to do anything to ensure that your stay with them is unforgettable. You'll not regret your stay there.
Nothing to complain about.
Staff - great welcome and spent A good 10 mins explaining the city and best sites to visit. Room was great Roof top terrace Aircon
No espresso coffee for breakfast
Super clean rooms, wonderful breakfast included at nearby restaurant. We also ate dinner at Oi Mari both nights as it was so good...and great cave like atmosphere as well.
GPS sent us to wrong end of street and the property very hard to find from that end. Maybe the host could include directions that the property is just off the street where her restaurant is!
Tea was available in the room. Very comfortable, very secure very close to harbour, but without the street noise. Pretty harbour
Breakfast was fresh pastries, but there was no yoghurt or fresh fruit. My train was delayed by 30 minutes, the owner could not meet me and could not provide a place for my bag until check-in. I am a woman travelling alone.
Great location! The room is quiet and clean! Staff are nice and helpful! The restaurant of the hotel offer excellent food with discount for the guest!
My best friend and I spent the most amazing days in Matera. San Giv Veechio's staff/owner were amazing, everything was excellent and she even brought breakfast to our room because we were leaving early in the am. Beautiful place to stay and get the "cave" feeling as well. I will return to San Giv Veechio! Freda, San Diego CA
I have traveled the world, living in three countries, and visiting over 20. In all my travels, no place has stuck me as so amazing as Matera did. The staff for this hotel are usually hanging out across the street at Oi Mari. If you arrive and can't find the "front desk", just step into the restaurant and they will help you. We will be returning in a few months for a second visit and will be using San Giovanni Vecchio again.
Matera is a magical place and the hotel greatfully follows the mood. There are flowers in the room. About the location, you easily reach the sassi and other main attraction.
What a neat place!!!!
Fantastic location in a cave dwelling. Hostess was extremely helpful and treated us like family. Wonderful breakfast served in restaurant opposite, all made in house. Nothing was too much trouble.
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