Hotel Basiliani shows you the best of Italian comfort, with a distinctly modern edge. The hotel features cutting edge new architecture, simple and stylish, along with amazing outdoor views. Up to 4 people can stay in each room, and some rooms are caved, while others are lofts. Bathrooms have showers and tubs and some even have an authentic cisterns. Wi-Fi is included as well a buffet breakfast of local food and a satellite flat-screen TV. The most amazing scenery comes at night as you overlook the Matera Sassi in Rione Casalnuovo and see the many lights — like life-sized candles they glow! While the décor is modern, part of the charm is how architecturally it mixes with ancient landmarks, limestone walls, wooden furniture and many other contrasting features. The staff is multilingual and there is a free public car park for transportation to local sites. Some of the best sites to see in the neighborhood include the prehistoric caves of the Gravina Canyon District, as well as the the Archaeological Park.