With its grandeur and heir of regalness, one may assume that Hotel Alfonso XIII is a Spanish palace. Though technically not a palace, this luxurious property was constructed in 1929 to house royal dignitaries, making that assumption is not too far off the mark. Decades later, Hotel Alfonso XIII continues to draw international celebrities, modern-day royalty and fervent travelers looking for history, opulence and exceptional service all wrapped in one. Intricate Andalusian architecture, combined with exceptional service and exquisite dining, Hotel Alfonso XIII ensures all guests receive the royal treatment.

Location

How is the location at Hotel Alfonso XIII? Are there any nearby sites to explore?

History oozes from every crevice of Seville, the iconic capital of Andalusia, and Hotel Alfonso XIII rests right in the heart of the sun-soaked capital. The hotel is the perfect location to explore all the best of Seville. Wander the cobble-stoned streets to explore the city’s main sites; such as the Seville Cathedral, the third largest cathedral in the world, Plaza España and the historic neighborhood of Santa Cruz.

Key Facts

  • shopping, restaurants, and Andalusian bars are only a few steps away from the hotel’s doors
  • the hotel is within 300m of the Seville Cathedral
  • Hotel Alfonso XIII is only eight miles from the Seville Airport

What is special?

  • indulge in eclectic shopping excursions complete with exclusive boutiques, fashion houses and eateries just a five-minute walk from the hotel
  • take a tricicleta, a rickshaw taxi, to explore the city nestled on the banks of the River Guadalquivir
  • explore the gardens, pavilions, peacocks and pools at the exquisite Alcazar Palace, which also served as a set on the Game of Thrones

What do the guests say?

  • the hotel and its gardens, the room and the facilities are pure modern luxury, set in a beautiful vintage building
  • this is really majestic hotel with a fantastic location close to sightseeing
  • the location of the hotel is enviable and an ideal location to explore the area with ease

Accommodation

What kind of rooms can I expect at the Hotel Alfonso XIII? Are the interiors as immaculate as the rest of the hotel?

Ornate details are not just reserved for the hotel common areas at Hotel Alfonso XIII. This attention to detail spills over into the rooms as well. Step into your abode onto marble floors and take notice of the elegant details from the ornate light fixtures to the Moorish arches over the beds. This old-world charm still has modern comforts; such as, OLED TV with Chromecast and a fully stocked mini-bar. Whether you are spending a romantic weekend with your partner or traveling with family, there is an abundance of room options to choose from to fit your needs.

Key Facts

  • 148 luxurious rooms and suites make up the property
  • each room has walls covered with a blend of silk and linen
  • guests who book the Reales Alcázares Suite receive complimentary shuttle service from the airport along with other VIP amenities and services

What is special?

  • look out over Seville’s stunning panorama, taking in the views of the hotel’s verdant gardens where you will find original elements, such as the Coral Tree, that date back to the hotel’s first opening
  • exquisite antique furniture, Moorish tiles and marble arches all transcend you to a bygone era
  • make it a truly romantic and magical by opting for fresh flowers and a bottle of champagne to be in your room upon arrival

What do the guests say?

  • I love that this hotel is wheel-chair accessible, providing an exceptional room with no steps, a walk-in shower and shower stool, was absolutely perfect!
  • we have stayed in many 5 star hotels around the world and Hotel Alfonso XIII is up there as one of the best
  • guests love the double-paned windows, blocking the noise from below and ensuring a serene sleep

Pools & Spa

Is there a pool at Hotel Alfonso XIII? How is the fitness center?

Your fitness routine doesn’t have to stop just because you are on holiday. Hotel Alfonso XIII provides a well-equipped gym so that you can stay on target for your fitness goals. Let the stresses of the world seep from your pores as you detox and energize from the inside out with a steamy sauna session. Cool off with a dip in the expansive pool or get lost in the pages of a good book as you lay out on a sunlounger, soaking up the sun.

Key Facts

  • one on-site fitness center is available for guests
  • the hotel features an Olympic-size, seasonal pool
  • the gym is open 24/7

What is special?

  • synchronize your mind and body with an invigorating workout at the state-of-the-art fitness center located in the lush gardens
  • refresh after your workout with complimentary mineral water and fresh fruit
  • for an off-site spa treatment, treat yourself to a Wine Bath treatment at the Aire Spa, within walking distance of the hotel

What do the guests say?

  • it’s a real luxury to have such an amazing pool at the Hotel Alfonso XIII in the center of Seville
  • the poolside service was impeccable!
  • the pool is a highlight, an oasis right in the center of the old town

Culinary

What types of dishes are served at Hotel Alfonso XIII? Will there be a variety of restaurants to choose from?

The dining experience at Hotel Alfonso XIII is one of palatable perfection. Enjoy authentic Andalusian cuisines in the magnificent courtyard of San Fernando restaurant, or if you prefer a more lighthearted menu, try Ena, where they are serving up tapas and small shareable plates. Head over to Bar Americano to savor pre-dinner aperitifs or discover the unique combinations of masterfully mixed cocktails.

Key Facts

  • guests can enjoy four on-site restaurants and bars
  • the Pool Restaurant is exclusive for in-house guests
  • San Fernando restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner

What is special?

  • sip a signature martini carefully crafted by one of the talented mixologists, while people watching with the elite, at American Bar
  • feast on unforgettable modern interpretations of Spanish classic dishes at San Fernando restaurant
  • on Sunday’s, sit on the patio and enjoy the perfect pairing of live piano notes with culinary delights

What do the guests say?

  • a drink at the American Bar provides a moment to savor the atmosphere of the wonderful building
  • the fresh salads and prawn ceviche are guest’s favorite options at the Pool Restaurant
  • the atrium outdoor restaurant area was fabulous and having a drink in the sunshine was a perfect way to start the weekend

Activities

What are some things to do during my stay at Hotel Alfonso XIII? Are there activities to cater to different tastes?

Being in the heart of a bustling city, guests will never find a shortage of activities to do during their stay at Hotel Alfonso XIII. From cultural activities, to the arts and entertainment, you can enjoy it all, both inside and outside the hotel. Art enthusiasts will find the Museum of Fine Arts, one of the most prestigious museums in Spain, will be well worth the visit. Being the cultural melting pot that it is, culture connoisseurs will be spoilt for choice with things to do and see at every turn. For those who would simply like to rest and relax, Hotel Alfonso XIII delivers on that front as well.

Key Facts

  • certified destination experts are available to ensure guests have an enchanting stay, free of all worry
  • private walking tours and boat tours can be arranged
  • family friendly activities such as Giralda Tower, Boats Plaza España, Aquopolis water park can be enjoyed by all

What is special?

  • experience the magic of Isla Mágica, a family-friendly theme park in Seville featuring rides, roller coasters and cinematic shows
  • move to the thrums and drums of the beat while enjoying a flamenco show in the birthplace of the legendary artform
  • explore the historic city in regal style in a carriage drawn by Andalusian horses

What do the guests say?

  • as travelers who have visited Seville several times before, the staff was extremely helpful with recommending different sights to see and things to do
  • guests love that all major attractions in Seville are within walking distance from the hotel
  • a flamenco show is a must-see while in Seville

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