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Safety index

87 out of 100

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Palazzo della Fontana

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9.5

Excellent (430 ratings)

Matera, Italy - 

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Nearby Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches

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350 m Tramontano Castle

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840 m Casa Grotto di Vico Solitario

Hotel Overview

Palazzo della Fontana, located in the historic and picturesque city of Matera, has garnered attention for its unique blend of ancient charm and modern amenities, as seen through the eyes of its guests.

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Hotel highlights

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  1. Exceptional Location: Situated in the heart of the city, offering easy access to local attractions.
  2. Stunning Views: Guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the cityscape and historic areas.
  3. Unique Architecture: The hotel encompasses a beautiful blend of traditional and contemporary design.
  4. Attentive Service: Staff are praised for their helpfulness and attentiveness to guest needs.
  5. Luxurious Amenities: Provides top-notch amenities ensuring a comfortable and lavish stay.
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Area for improvement

  1. Pricey: Some guests find the hotel to be on the expensive side, considering their budget.
  2. Limited Parking: The hotel has restricted parking options which can be inconvenient for guests with vehicles.
  3. Noise Issues: Due to its central location, noise from the streets can sometimes be a disturbance.
  4. Room Variability: There is a significant variation in room sizes, which may not meet everyone's expectations.
  5. Difficulty in Accessibility: The historic nature of the building means some areas may be difficult to access for guests with mobility issues.

Amenities

Breakfast included

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Housekeeping

Free WiFi

Business services

Business services

In-room WiFi speed: 25+ Mbps

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

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Total 430 Reviews

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Blended Web Rating

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9.5

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9.8

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booking

384 Reviews

9.5 / 10

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expedia

46 Reviews

9.8 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Location was mentioned 47 times

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Reviews based on Location

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Karim D8 months ago

We recently enjoyed a 2-night stay at the Palazzo Della Fontana. Its prime location, especially for those lugging around suitcases, is a huge advantage. The hotel’s proximity to the main road around Matera ensures easy car access for unloading baggage. Though the underground parking just a street away is convenient, it’s a tad pricey for overnight stays.||||The hotel itself boasts of modern comfort with its recent renovations and serves a decent breakfast. We were particularly touched by the staff’s thoughtfulness when they prepared breakfast bags for our early flight, complete with cakes, water, juices, and cereal bars.||||While the ambiance is clean and contemporary, those seeking a traditional Materan experience might prefer staying in the rustic confines of Matera’s Sassi labyrinthine valley. Do ensure you check for accessibility, given Matera is fondly known as ‘the city of stairs’.||||A bonus is the hotel’s rooftop that overlooks a plaza, although the view is fairly standard. A little tip: request a room away from the market side to avoid the morning hustle and bustle. Additionally, the soundproofing could be improved in the corridors.||||Despite this minor issue, the Palazzo Della Fontana comes highly recommended for its convenience and modern comforts.

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Susan S11 months ago

We spent one night in beautiful Matera. The hotel completely exceeded our expectations. Excellent location, spacious modern room, super clean, and extremely friendly staff. Girl at reception (Brunella) went out of her way to assist us. Will surely be back.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 14

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

26

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53

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21

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches

Nearby

Tramontano Castle

350 m

Casa Grotto di Vico Solitario

840 m

Cathedral of Matera

910 m

Viewpoint of Matera and the Sassi

5.5 km

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Getting around

Matera Centrale Railway Station

560 m

Ferrandina Scalo Matera Station

13.5 km

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Restaurants

San Biagio

140 m

Caffe Tripoli

420 m

Panificio Casa del Pane

420 m

Ristorante Nadi

210 m

Burro Salato bistrot

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

68 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

46 out of 100

Risky

Matera safety index

Safety

Crime

87

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

87 out of 100

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Women safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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91

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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100

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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69

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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86

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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73

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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50

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

50 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

59

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Mugging or robbery  45/100

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Car theft  55/100

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Car break-ins  59/100

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Home break-ins  56/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

46

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Physical attacks  44/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  30/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

52

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Insult or harassment in public  48/100

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Corruption or bribery  68/100

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Drug problem  53/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.4 - $1

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Coffee

$1.1 - $3

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Beer 0.5L

$0.9 - $2

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$10 - $20

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$1 - $1.5

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.8 - $2.5

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$30 - $70

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$3 - $7

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McMeal at McDonalds

$10 - $15

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1 - $2.5

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Public transport, monthly pass

$27 - $50

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.8 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$8 - $15

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$20 - $50

Weather In Matera

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Precipitation In Matera

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.515

PM1024

33

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Light

Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 10:30

Children welcome

Pets welcome (restrictions apply)

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