Five Star Alliance
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
Hotels with a History: Hotel Alfonso XIII
February 16, 2012By: Oksana Balytsky

Certain hotels have a story behind them, a culture that seeps through the walls and a personality that emanates from every room. Every city has an appreciated and valued history worth exploring, and certain hotels have become a part of that rich and interesting past. For this reason, we’d like to introduce you to our blog series, Hotels with a History where we’ll be featuring unique hotels that have a little more to them than a comfortable bed and superb amenities.

 Named for the king who commissioned in in 1928, the Hotel Alfonso XIII is located in the heart of Seville, and it was designed to be Europe’s most luxurious hotel. It symbolizes the city’s Moorish influences and provides easy access to the Guadalquivir River and the Santa Cruz neighborhood. Its 151 rooms pay tribute to the various eras in Seville varying from Isabelline Baroque, Castilian, and Moorish-style. Every room has lively walls covered with a blend of silk and linen, and the rooms are adorned with beautiful, authentic antiques. It’s phenomenally located minutes from the Reales Alcazares and Plaza de Espana, among the arches and arabesques of the historic downtown. This hotel has an Olympic size seasonal pool; it offers private massages, babysitting services, and easy access to Calle Sierpes and other wonderful cobblestone shopping streets in the phenomenal city of Seville.


Related Hotels

Casa De Carmona

Carmona, Spain

A 16th Century Palace Converted Into A Luxury Hotel Is An... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating:


Hotel Alfonso XIII

Seville, Spain

Named for the king who commissioned it in 1928, Hotel Alfonso... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating:


Fairplay Golf Hotel and Spa

Benalup-Casas Viejas, Spain

The Fairplay Golf Hotel & SPA, a member of the prestigious chain... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating:


Gran Melia Colon

Seville, Spain

As the capital of Andalusia, picturesque Seville lies at the... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating: