Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Additional Info:

Ai gruppi con un numero minimo di 6 persone sarà applicato uno sconto del 10%

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

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 travellers 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 budget. Moreover, the hostel is easily accessible by car, in the immediate vicinity and there is a public parking for your car.

L'Ostello dei Sassi's Policies & Conditions:

Check in from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
Check out before 11:00 am

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards (This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival).

Taxes not included - occupancy tax 2.00 EUR per person per night.

Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival.
Breakfast not included.


No curfew.
Non smoking.
Reception Available from 09:00 until 10:00. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.4

  • Security 7.7

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 7.9

  • Atmosphere 6.8

  • Cleanliness 6.6

  • Facilities 6.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    25 Jul 2021
    The only problem that there is only limited hours of reception. If you are arriving earlier, probably you can not leave there your luggage.
    Hungary, Male, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    15 Jul 2021
    Ok-ish hostel not much more to say. I did had cold water
    Belgium, Female, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    10 Oct 2020
    The hostel is located in a nice area close to everything It’s offer a common area where you can chill and watch tv and a small kitchen. The rooms are smalls and close to the common area so you can hear litterally everything.. The room and bathroom aren’t really clean.. the staff is super nice!!
    Italy, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    30 Jul 2021
    The hostel is a great value for money regarding the location and the staff has been nice. However, the dormitories are really small and cannot be locked though you do get a locker to put your things. Also a nice thing would be to have a towel on the bathroom's floor as it gets flooded easily and rapidly, so it's very unpleasant to go after another guest. Overall not a bad experience and again, for the price and place, it's cheap !
    France, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    12 Oct 2020
    Thought this hostel was really cool in its design and layout, in that it’s a cave built into the Sassi (old part), making it ideal to explore the main parts of the city! The bed was comfortable and the facilities were clean and modern, allowing for a good stay. I would say that the atmosphere is lacking somewhat... maybe they could put more seating to encourage people to chat? I also thought that the check-in closing at 19:30 was a little unreasonable, especially for travellers, but a good stay!
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 6.6


    09 Sep 2020
    The hostel is quite nice, located in a lovely area. Reception times are a bit ridiculous, they close at 7.30pm and then there's noone to ask anything to, which was quite bad for me as I got ALL BITTEN BY BEDBUGS. Instead of fumigating, they said they put a product on the bed. I have tons of bites, which is very disappointing as the staff were friendly. The plugs on my bunk bed did not work and were taped, which did not look safe. Kitchen and bathroom were ok.
    Argentina, Female, 31-40
  • 6.3


    23 Jul 2021
    Good location. It's currently (summer 2021) the only viable budget option for Matera. Unfortunately, the hostel has bed bugs. Many, many bedbugs. I woke up in the middle of the night, itching, turned the light on, lo and behold - saw them crawling around me. Staff said they 'use a spray daily' to which I am like 'Guys, they have a nest inside the bed. Spraying will not help!'. If you decide to sleep there, do check your bed for bedbug marks (characteristic black spots on the wooden parts).
    Bulgaria, Male, 25-30
  • 6.3


    22 Jun 2021
    The only good thing about the hostel that I found during my stay was the location. The check-in closes at 7:30pm and there were no staff to help me with the wherabouts.
    India, Female, 25-30
  • 4.6


    09 Sep 2021
    WARNING!! This place is infested with bed bugs, and apparently it's been that way for years. I don't usually bother giving reviews, but this I had to do. You can read some of the previous reviews and see for your self. I got 25 bed bug bites. Either they don't know how to get rid of them, or they don't care or want to pay the money to do so. They had last year, when tourism was shut down to deal with this. They should have called an exterminator, instead they think they can treat it themselves.
    Denmark, Male, 25-30
  • 4.3


    08 Sep 2021
    Travellers! Stay away from here. There are many bedbugs, in every dorm. Stay away from here.
    Italy, Male, 31-40
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Vending Machines
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi