Offering rooms and suites set in large caves, Le Grotte della Civita is located in the Matera's Sassi area, a UNESCO site. Rooms feature stone floors and antique furniture. The panoramic terrace overlooks the Murgia National Park.

Albergo Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita welcomes guests with fresh fruit and cool water, served in a candle-lit dining area. Wi-Fi is free throughout the property.

All rooms are air-conditioned and uniquely decorated. The bed linen is made from antique cloth.

On request, you can enjoy an exclusive dinner in the property's former church.

Guests can enjoy discounted rates at a nearby partner car park.

This is our guests' favourite part of Matera, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita has been welcoming guests since 22 Jul 2010.

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Situated in the best rated area in Matera, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Italian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Private parking available

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About Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita

Welcoming guests since 22 Jul 2010

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  • Are dogs allowed?

    Thanks for your message. We are pleased to inform you that dogs are welcomed. A fee of €35 total is required for the final cave sanitazion. For which day are you planning to book? Thank you and best regards.

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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
Located in the historic old town

Matera’s old town is an astonishing network of cave houses, known as ‘sassi’. Bars, restaurants and hotels are built into the limestone rock face and you can take a walk through uninhabited caves.

What's nearby
  • Matera Cathedral
    0.1 miles
  • Church of San Pietro Barisano
    0.1 miles
  • Casa Noha
    0.1 miles
  • MUSMA Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Convent of Sant' Agostino
    0.2 miles
  • Church of San Giovanni Battista
    0.2 miles
  • Palombaro Lungo
    0.3 miles
  • Church of San Pietro Caveoso
    0.3 miles
  • Casa Grotta nei Sassi
    0.3 miles
  • Palazzo Lanfranchi
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Baccanti
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Gatta Buia
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Tramontano Castle
    0.4 miles
  • Matera Centrale Train Station
    0.5 miles
  • Cripta del Peccato Originale
    4.1 miles
Natural beauty
  • Lake Diga di San Giuliano
    6.2 miles
  • Sea/ocean Mar Jonio
    24.9 miles
Closest airports
  • Bari Karol Wojtyla Airport
    33.2 miles
How to get to Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita from Bari Karol Wojtyla Airport
    Private shuttle
    Parking available
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1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: Italian

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Facilities of Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Live music/performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate or cookies Additional charge
  • Fruits
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs EUR 30 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Secured parking
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press Additional charge
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Wellness facilities
  • Yoga classes
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Dutch
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Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 23:30


08:00 - 12:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

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The fine print

Please note that this property is set in a restricted traffic area. Access by car is allowed for loading and unloading of luggage only, and for a limited time.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita

  • Room options at Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Live music/performance
    • Walking tours
    • Cooking class
    • Bike tours
    • Yoga classes

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita on this page.

  • Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita is 500 yards from the centre of Matera.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 50min
    • Car 50min

  • Check-in at Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita (subject to availability):

    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Parking garage

  • Guests staying at Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • The prices at Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant