It was in an amazing location and actually was beautifully carved out of the environment. The pool and sauna were a wonderful touch. The staff was friendly and helpful.
Beautiful room carved out of the tufi stones, with a view out over the sassi. Hotel was well-integrated into the sassi neighborhood overall. Liked the indoor pool (where I could do laps, as no one else was there- it was longer than was clear in the picture). Friendly, kind staff. Matera was easily one of the most remarkable towns we have stayed in in Italy.
Breakfast was served in an interesting room but could have been more creative. Very difficult to find the hotel via a GPS. I suspect the hotel's directions were more straightforward. There were only 2 ways into the sassi area by car, and you could only park briefly near the hotel, though the walk to the free car parks was not bad.
It was cold and began to rain shortly after we arrived. The pool and spa was a welcome retreat from the nasty weather! We liked the ambiance of the room, built into the stone walls of the city, but comfortable, warm, and well lit. The breakfast buffet was excellent. I was happy to pay for the valet parking because driving in Matera was difficult to negotiate.
The instructions (in English) for driving to the hotel were not clear. I also wish there had been a covered walkway from our room to where the elevator was; although I realize it would be very difficult to accomplish this.
Unique rooms and thermal pool. My room was comfortable, quiet, and surprisingly spacious. Good location for visiting both the sassi and the city. Hotel offers a pick-up and delivery service for your car (and it gets parked in a secure garage), worth the small fee since driving around is not so easy.
Breakfast room too small and crowded. This could be avoided by putting a couple of tables in the large room next to it. All tables were already full at 8:15.
Excellent staff, location and rooms. Nothing too much trouble. Wlaking distance to many cheap but high quality restaurants.
Localtion in the old area (Sassi) was 'authentic'. Hotel was 'sympathetic to its surroundings
Difficult to find without a GPS or good map of the area. The hotle should provide team and coffee making facilities in the rooms
Everything from service to atmosphere to food to location were perfect. This hotel is a gem.
Quite unique. Good breakfast and friendly staff
Extremely unique setting in the caves. Worth the trip to find. Excellent breakfast and helpful staff. Truly one of a kind.
Staff were lovely
A stay at Locanda di San Martino - Hotel e Thermae Romanae places you in the heart of Matera, steps from Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches and San Giovanni Battista Church. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.