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Located in Matera, a 8-minute walk from Palombaro Lungo, Thymus Residence nei Sassi provides accommodations with a shared lounge, private parking, a terrace and a bar. The property is close to several well-known attractions, a 12-minute walk from Tramontano Castle, 900 feet from Church of San Pietro Barisano and a 4-minute walk from Convent of Saint Agostino. The property has room service, a tour desk and luggage storage for guests.

All units are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a electric tea pot, a bidet, free toiletries and a desk. With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer, rooms at the guesthouse also provide guests with free WiFi, while selected rooms include a city view. At Thymus Residence nei Sassi every room is equipped with bed linen and towels.

A buffet, à la carte or continental breakfast is served at the property.

Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Matera, like cycling.

Popular points of interest near Thymus Residence nei Sassi include Matera Cathedral, MUSMA Museum and Casa Grotta nei Sassi. The nearest airport is Bari Karol Wojtyla, 40 miles from the guesthouse, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Thymus Residence nei Sassi has been welcoming guests since Jul 31, 2017

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Matera, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking available


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Room Type
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
2 sofa beds
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Gluten free breakfast
    Dear guest, we will take in charge your request. Thank you.
    Answered on 17 February 2020
  • Do you have a common breakfast room or is it serve outdoor?
    Dear guest, now we propose served buffet inside; we have an outdoor patio too that we normally utilize when clime is not harsh. You can choose which s..
    Answered on 12 March 2022
  • Hello, do you have an outdoor patio with a landmark view? Where do guest have breakfast at this time?
    Answered on 12 March 2022
  • Hi.. Spa is open to a 12 year old?
    Yes , is open
    Answered on 19 October 2021
  • How much is parking please
    the guarded parking is managed by an agency outside the hotel. The cost is about 20 euros per night, but you will agree with them later, in case of booking.
    Answered on 10 March 2022
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Host Info

Company review score: 9.7Based on 407 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

In the heart of the ancient district, a world heritage site, 200 meters from the cathedral, the Thymus Residence nei Sassi awaits you with a passion for the places found. Spacious rooms made of typical tuff and stone houses, furnished with the warmth of reclaimed solid wood without neglecting comfort and technology. In fact, all rooms have air conditioning, WiFi, satellite TV, kettle and, of course, a private bathroom. Some rooms also have a seating area for total relaxation or for use as a comfortable executive corner. Matera to live in every room and all around thanks to the splendid panoramic terrace that gives guests views of the city. The location is also ideal for urban hiking and biking. Thymus Residence nei Sassi provides a bike rental service but, even on foot, is only 300 meters from the MUSMA museum and 600 meters from the Tramontano Castle. Those who have already been there have really appreciated the Thymus Residence nei Sassi also for the courtesy and helpfulness of the staff.

Property info

"Thymus" is not a simply residence but it gives you an opportunity to experience the Sassi; who come here can feel a temporary resident of this ancient place, through a way of experiencing the city with places, the relaxed atmosphere, the everyday life of the ancient town of Matera together with the people who live here. Allow yourself to live in history, where everything was born. "Thymus Residence nei Sass"i is located in the heart of the Sassi of Matera, precisely overlooking the splendid view of the Sasso Barisano, in front of the headquarters of the Matera 2019 Foundation. Thymus Residence nei Sassi offers you the chance to live a unique, unforgettable experience. The residence was born in the ancient Rupestrian Church of San Pietro de Serris (XIII century), a place marked by centuries and centuries of history and faith. More information. Thymus is located in the heart of Sasso Barisano, in the upper square of the Matera 2019 Foundation, the charming Palazzo del Casale. The ease of finding free parking in the immediate vicinity and its location, set in the Sassi, make it ideal for a wonderful stay in Matera.

Neighborhood info

In the heart of the Sasso Barisano, Antichi Volumi are transformed into a cradle to cuddle and make the occupants feel at ease, where luxury is represented by the simplicity and comfort of the rooms. A deconsecrated church is the common place for guests, here they can have a buffet breakfast served every morning, talk or taste something in the sitting room where a wood-fired ceramic stove is lit daily in the cold seasons. Nearby there are various craft activities for the tufo labor and other small shops where the Masters and apprentices carry out ancient crafts. Local and typical restaurants in the surroundings are numerous. A few meters from the Casa Di Ortega, from the Monastery of Sant'Agostino with its dominant and panoramic position and with the underlying small green area equipped. Numerous tourist routes develop in the Ragratela dei Sassi and not least the route that puts the adjacent Parco delle Chiese Rupestri and della Murgia into communication with a Tibetan bridge that crosses the Gravina stream. Not far away there is the only driveway that crosses the Sassi of Matera.

Languages Spoken

Area info *
Amenities of Thymus Residence nei Sassi
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Landmark view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs € 25 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian

House rules

Thymus Residence nei Sassi takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


8:30 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 2 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
€ 15 per child, per night

Prices for cribs aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Thymus Residence nei Sassi 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 in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Thymus Residence nei Sassi

  • The prices at Thymus Residence nei Sassi may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Thymus Residence nei Sassi offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Couples' massage
    • Walking tours
    • Back massage
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Full-body massage
    • Happy hour
    • Neck massage
    • Bar crawls
    • Hand massage
    • Bike tours
    • Foot massage
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Room options at Thymus Residence nei Sassi include:

    • Suite
    • Double

  • Thymus Residence nei Sassi is 1,300 feet from the center of Matera.

  • Guests staying at Thymus Residence nei Sassi can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • Check-in at Thymus Residence nei Sassi is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.