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 9.9 for a two-person trip.

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

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Matera, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.9

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


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room type
1 large double bed
1 single bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 single bed
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi can you arrange a taxi from Bari airport?
    dear Guest, we inform you that we can arrange a pirvate dirver waiting for you outiside your gate with a named board. The value is of 120€ each way. We remain at your disposal. Giusi
    Answered on 11 February 2022
  • We are staying with you 10/10 Monday. May we make a reservation for dinner in your restaurant Mon eve at 7 pm? Robert Ranney and Maureen Kirk grazie
    Dear Maureen & Robert, thank you for your request. We do not have a proper restaurant, we organize a very exclusive Candlelight dinner in our XIII Century Church. Please reach us direclty for further information.
    Answered on 9 October 2022
  • 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.
    Answered on 29 June 2021
Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: Italian

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Facilities of Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • River view
  • City view
  • Landmark view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cleaning products
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • 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
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
  • 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 30.0 per day.
  • Secured parking
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
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
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Yoga classes
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Dutch
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
Extra bed upon request
Cot upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

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.

Maestro Mastercard Visa CartaSi Diners Club American Express ATM card Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

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

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

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

  • Room options at Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • 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

  • Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • 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 offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

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

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

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