Già Antico Forno Holiday Home

In an ancient building in the center of Matera, in Piazza del Sedile, Già Antico Forno Holiday Home, is the perfect choice for visiting Matera. With its minimal-vintage style, in the past it was a common oven, near the Sedile, the hearth of the municipal administration of the city since the late ‘700, and now headquarters of Matera’s conservatoire of Music. Near the majestic Church of San Francesco d’Assisi, Già Antico Forno Holiday Home offers to its guests the perfect position to enjoy the city at its fullest. In fact, it’s possible to reach the Cathedral, Piazza Vittorio Veneto and other evening entertainment venues of Matera within walking distance. It being so close to the “Sassi”, gives the tourist the unique chance to see how the tuff houses were built with this peculiar porous material, typical in Matera, but still offering a service more in line with the modern lifestyle, without the disadvantages of the older part of town, such as humidity and reduced accessibility.

Bedroom with kitchen

This very large room is perfect for families. It offers an independent entrance and the possibility to add one or more extra beds, as well as the kitchen, fully accessorized, to feel at home. This room has the peculiar possibility to have adjoining rooms, still assuring privacy for those who want to rent the room alone. The Già Antico Forno Holiday Home’s room with kitchen has a private bathroom and everything you may need to enjoy your holiday for both short or longer periods: linen, kitchen utensils, bath linen, heating or air conditioning (as the season requires), WiFi and TV.

Double room with balcony

On the first floor, the room with a panorama is a real doozy.Offering the guests everything they need for comfortable stay in Matera, the Già Antico Forno Holiday Home’s room with a panorama gives its guests the exclusive access to the panorama terrace, where you can relax and enjoy a beautiful view of the Sassi of Matera. The room is equipped with a double bed, private bathroom, TV, WiFi internet access, a mini fridge and linen for bath and bed. A perfect solution for short and romantic trips and for those who want to discover this historical city and relax.

Economy Double Room

The economy double room is a simple room with all it takes for a comfortable stay in Matera. On the ground floor, this room has a side entrance shared with the other double room with balcony and it assure privacy and relax in a typical Sassi’s dug house of calcareus rock (called tuff). The room is furnished with a double bed, private bathroom, TV, WiFi Internet access, linen and mini fridge. If you are in three, we also offer the possibility to add an extra bed.


Bedroom with kitchen: the price for 2 is 95euro. For extra guests (max. 3) there is an extra cost of 20euro/night.
Double room with balcony: 80euro for 2, additional beds are not available.
Economy Double Room: the cost for 2 person is 70euro. If an extra bed is required, there is an extra charge of 20euro/ night.
The breakfast is included, offered in a bar, near the Guest House.
N.B. Children under the age of 6 are welcome for free and for babies a cradle is available.

About Us

Our family-style approach offers a common classy hotel service with a personal touch through the friendliness and kindness of the owners. Tastefully designed and furnished to show the owners’ love for architecture, Già Antico Forno Holiday Home has been a greatly appreciated, as it can be seen on: Booking, AirBnb,, and we would like to thank our guests and friend that recommended it.

How to get here

In one of the main squares of Matera, Già Antico Forno Holiday Home is located in a restricted traffic area, so it isn’t always possible to reach it by car, we suggest to contact the owners for further information. For assuring a good welcome service, please call us before your arrival (half hour or 20 minute in advance will be enough). Thank you! Remember that the check-in time goes from from 15p. m., while the check-out is usually scheduled for 10.30 a.m. For any requests, as an early check-in or a late check-out, please ask the owners in advance.

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