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via Casalnuovo n. 50


The Sassi Hostel is a recently opened (July 2015) property. It has already had good feedback and enthusiastic reviews from our international guests that have been here.
The Hostel offers the most welcoming atmosphere in a unique and extraordinary place: it is located in the heart of the old tuff quarters of Matera, Unesco World Heritage city and European Capital of Culture 2019. Its location allows an easy walk to the main sites of historical and cultural interest. It is the ideal place to relax after a day out or to start your evening of fun: pubs, bars, cafes are in the nearby.
Our rooms new, bright and comfortable. It has free WiFi in every room, linen, lockers and free cleaning. It is designed to accommodate young travelers eager to marvel at the beauty and charm of the city and at the same time be able to live for a few days on a low
Check in from 15,30 to 19,30.
Check out from 9,00 to 11,30.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards (This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival).


  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Fax Service
  • Foosball table
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Ironing board
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Vending Machines



Traveler Reviews

“Sassy Backpacker Batcave”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on February 07, 2020

After a marvellous January day in sunny Matera, rough & tumbling round the Sassi, here I stumble upon a bona fide hostel, not a souped up Flintstones boutique with souped up prices. A niche in more...

“Clean, nice staff, great location”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on June 05, 2019

This is a good place to stay. Staff was very helpful, let me store my luggage before check in. Very clean, hair dryer, quiet. Location is about a 35 minute walk from the bus station, but easy to...

“On a budget???”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on January 16, 2019

If you are on a budget but still want a comfortable bed, then this is the place for you. Very Cheap prices, friendly staff, super clean, right on the edge of Sassi. This place is I can Highly...


Property Directions

Via Casalnuovo, 50
From the North:
- A14 Bologna - Bari highway, exit Bari Nord. Continue on the SS. 99 road from Bari towards Altamura.
- A1 Roma - Napoli - Salerno - Reggio Calabria highway. Take the Sicignano exit and continue on the S.S. 407 Basentana road. Take the Matera exit.
From the South:
- SS 106 Jonica Reggio Calabria - Taranto road. Take the Matera exit and continue on the SP. 175 Metaponto - Matera road.
- A1 Reggio Calabria - Salerno highway. Take the Sibari exit and continue towards Taranto on the SS. 106 Jonica road. Take the Matera exit and continue on the SP. 175 Metaponto – Matera road.


Deposit Only rates
This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated above (see 'Things to Note' information).
Non-refundable rates
Your booking is non-refundable. If you choose to cancel your booking, or in the case of a no-show, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.