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What We Love

  • An atmospheric stay in a former monastery near the UNESCO World Heritage cave city of MateraThe commanding views over Bradano valley from the hotel swimming pool
  • Soaking up 500 years of history inside the ancient fortified walls
  • Wandering Matera’s maze of alleyways and exploring its sassi cave churches
  • Staying in a roomy family-sized suite

What To Know

  • Brand new hotel; opened in 2016
  • The property is popular for weddings and events
  • It's a 40-minute walk to town, or the concierge can call a cab (10 Euros in the daytime and 20 Euros after 11pm)


  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
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A stay in a restored monastery near the cave city of Matera, with a choice of rooms, breakfast and a welcome drink


Located in Matera, Masseria Fortificata San Francesco is convenient to Casa Grotto di Vico Solitario and Sassi di Matera. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Church of San Pietro Caveoso and Domenico Ridola National Archaeological Museum.


Make yourself at home in one of the 9 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LED televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a rooftop terrace and a garden. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Food & Drink

Enjoy a bite to eat at a coffee shop/café, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel’s 24-hour room service. Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held on select days. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, express check-in, and express check-out. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Masseria Fortificata San Francesco
Contrada San Francesco
Matera, 75100 Italy



this widespread hotel is really very beautiful. the view on the hill is breathtaking, the rooms are spotless, the owners kind and attentive to guests' needs and always available. breakfast has both sweet and savory choices. we had a really good aperitif in the pool and relaxed with the beautiful pool. total relaxation!! :)


It was just a BEAUTIFUL experience. The place is very elegant, well maintained, quiet , clean. I started my day with a wide selection at breakfast, personally enjoying their variety o SWEET AND SALATED. Moving on to the pool and common areas, relaxation is an understatement with that fantastic view and location. The stann and Service was beyond great ready to meet any of our needs ALSO for excursions IN THE SASSI .
Masera is truly a gem to visit in southern Italy and is worth every minute !


Elegance, professionalism and kindness reign in this enchanted place..my husband and I spend 2 fabulous days in the Junior Suite room with bath and shower with Turkish bath and chromotherapy . The infinity pool is wonderful!