The Chambers

Timeless houses

Each of the 8 Chambers, carved into the tuff, is dedicated  to a typical and unique quality of Matera. Among the ancient Sassi you will discover forgotten flavors and odors soak in the atmosphere of other times: this is the Residence San Gennaro.


  • Chamber of Guerricchio

    The chamber of “Ginetto” The Chamber, sets in 3 large spaces (kitchen area, bedroom, bathroom), overlooks a private courtyard from which you can admire the Sassi. In this Chamber you will learn about the history and the artworks of the local artist Luigi Guerricchio. The Chamber of Guerricchio  welcomes the guests in his sober and […]

  • Chamber of the Lesser Kestrel

    The room dedicated to the ‘Falco Naumanni’  The Chamber includes: a king size bed, a single bed on request, a child’s bed on request,2 pillows, other pillows on request, private bathroom with shower. The Chamber 3 accessed by the pretty internal courtyard. In the courtyard you can enjoy the warmth of the morning sun, or […]

  • Franciscan Chamber

    The monastic room The franciscan chamber accessed by a priavate small terrace from which you can admire a beautiful view of Sasso Barisano. You will notice two crosses engraved on the tufa in the external wall. These crosses are the symbol of the monastic community presence. The room has a direct acces to the relaxing […]

  • Chamber of Cathedral

    The room of the Duomo of Matera The chamber is accessed by a small terrace with a beautiful Sassi view. In this room you can still notice the ancient canals through which passed the smoke of the old kitchen. At the bottom of the chamber you can also see the small cave used as stable […]

  • Chamber of papier-mâché

    The room of the handicraft The wood floor hides an old tank for the rainwather harvesting. In these tanks thanks to a particular hydraulic system the rainwather was collected, stored and purified. Tha chamber of papier-mâché thanks to the atmosphere unites history and relax. The high tuff vaults characterise the livingroom and the double bedroom. […]

  • Chamber of Palombaro

    The room dedicated to the Water Cathedral In the chamber of Palombaro, dedicated to the rain harvesting syste, a complex method for water supply, you will see the uniqueness of this system that has contributed to the proclamation of Sassi as UNESCO World Heritage Site. The essential furnitures make the chamber very cosy: double bed, […]