The Best Boutique Hotels in Seville

Soak up the city views of Seville on a sunny Spanish getaway
Soak up the city views of Seville on a sunny Spanish getaway | Courtesy of Unuk Soho Hotel / Expedia

Witness the wealth that once flooded into the Spanish city of Seville in the countless palacios, mansions and other grand residences that line the city streets. Many of these have been restored to their former glory in the form of swanky hotels, complete with rooftop pools, refined dining and 21st-century tech. Whether you visit to explore the Plaza de España or marvel at Seville Cathedral, here’s our guide to the city’s boutique accommodation.

1. Casa del Poeta

Hotel, Spa Hotel, Boutique Hotel

A bed, armchairs and a balcony with seating in a hotel room at Casa del Poeta
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With age-polished flagstone floors, an enviable collection of classical artworks and a grand open-air patio brimming with plant life, Casa del Poeta combines a sense of timeless sophistication with a cosily inviting ambience. This restored 17th-century mansion also offers the elevated levels of quality you’d expect from a five-star property, including Egyptian cotton with a super-high thread count, and premium brand bath products in the rooms. Breakfast is served each morning in the courtyard, while by night regular guitar performances add an air of Andalucian magic.

2. Corral del Rey

Boutique Hotel

A bed, armchair, desk and chair in a stylish hotel room at Corral del Rey, with a wood beam ceiling and wood balcony doors
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Hidden among a labyrinth of narrow cobbled streets in the Alfalfa neighbourhood, Corral del Rey is a meticulously restored 17th-century palacio run by a pair of English brothers. The vibe is a mixture of exotic North African, neo-classical and Andalucian tradition, assuredly combined with a flourish of low-key luxury. Art-filled yet restful rooms all come with espresso machines and fluffy robes, while the swankiest add private pool terraces with views to the nearby cathedral.

3. Casa Romana Hotel Boutique

Hotel, Boutique Hotel

Two beds in a hotel room with a balcony overlooking the street at Casa Romana Hotel Boutique in Seville
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As the name suggests, this upscale boutique hotel is themed around classical Rome. You’ll find plenty of Roman-inspired art scattered around this converted 18th-century mansion, complemented by busy geometric tiling and plenty of polished marble. There’s a lovely rooftop area with a cocktail bar, comfy seating and views over the Seville cityscape. Up here you can also soak tired limbs in a spacious hot tub, before flopping in the sun on a neighbouring lounger.

4. Hotel Boutique Doña Lola

Hotel, Boutique Hotel

Two beds with red pillows and bed runner in a hotel room at Hotel Boutique Doña Lola
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With a striking crimson facade, this bijou LGBTQ-friendly hotel stands out on a pretty tree-lined lane in the heart of Seville. Each of the nine rooms is named by colour – rather than number –around which the decor is aptly themed. A sizeable rooftop terrace features a six-person jacuzzi, which can also be booked for private evening sessions, plus there’s a separate zone for nude sunbathing. Studio and one-bedroom apartments are also available just across the road.

5. Hotel Casa Imperial

Hotel, Boutique Hotel

Wine glasses on the table across from a bed and wardrobe in a hotel room at Hotel Casa Imperial in Seville
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With two tranquil patios lined with columned arches and dotted with plants, there’s an immediate sense of peace upon stepping into Hotel Casa Imperial. Arabian flourishes fuse with traditional Sevillian decor in this 16th-century building, emphasising their overlapping history. Positioned just on the outskirts of Casco Antiguo, many of the historic city attractions are within easy strolling distance, including the Casa de Pilatos palace just around the corner from the hotel.

6. Hotel Boutique Palacio Pinello

Hotel, Boutique Hotel

A bed with a cushioned headboard and a balcony looking out to city buildings in a hotel room at Hotel Boutique Palacio Pinello
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You’ll likely spend much of your stay at Palacio Pinello gazing upward, thanks to both the stunning collection of colourful coffered ceilings and a grand centrepiece skylight. Modern art also decorates this former 15th-century palace, which balances original period features with cosy modern accommodation. They offer an excellent restaurant where they whip up tapas and more with a strong Andalucian accent, all just a block from Seville Cathedral.

7. Hotel Las Casas de El Arenal

Hotel, Boutique Hotel

Seating in a dimly lit corridor with artwork on the walls at Hotel Las Casas de El Arenal in Seville
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Connected by patios and hallways, Las Casas de El Arenal resulted from the joining of two 18th-century former residences. Interiors lean towards the opulent, with plenty of heavy drapery, antique furnishings and high-beamed ceilings. It’s set on a cobbled, tree-lined lane in the centre of Seville, so you’re just a five-minute stroll from some of the top historic gems in the city such as Seville Cathedral and La Giralda bell tower.

8. Unuk Soho Hotel

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

A bed in a minimalist hotel room at Unuk Soho Hotel, with a wood beam ceiling
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Unuk Soho Hotel is the product of an impressive development that kept all the best bits of two buildings – one traditional Sevillian and another industrial style. The rest has been filled with swish modern design and top-quality comforts such as a saltwater rooftop pool, wellness suite and fitness room. Gorgeous guest rooms come with thoughtful features such as USB chargers and Nespresso machines – you can upgrade for jacuzzis and private patios. Crowning it all is a superb rooftop bar-lounge with 360-degree cityscape views.

9. Soho Boutique Sevilla

Boutique Hotel, Budget Hotel, Hotel

A bed with turquoise headboard, clothes in a wardrobe, a desk and a chair in a stylish hotel room at Soho Boutique Sevilla
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Soho Boutique Sevilla has the sort of interior design that puts a smile on your face. A stained-glass skylight welcomes sunshine into a wonderfully restored central atrium, while busy wrought iron and tiling contrast pleasingly with smart retro furnishings. Colourful rooms are finished with warm wood floors and lovely big beds. All of central Seville is an easy stroll away, too – and when you’re done exploring, a rooftop pool awaits your return.

10. Alcoba del Rey de Sevilla Boutique Hotel

Hotel

A bed with red striped bedspread, and white curtains, in a hotel room at Alcoba del Rey de Sevilla Boutique Hotel
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If flamboyant Arabian-style decor is your thing, look no further than the Alcoba del Rey de Sevilla. Almost every inch of this boutique property is embellished with elaborate carvings, colourful ceramic tiles or geometric patterns, all contained within a fabulous example of traditional Andalucian architecture. Lights cascade down from a lovely colonnaded courtyard, while on the roof you can take your pick between soaking in the jacuzzi or enjoying drinks while gazing over the Seville sunset.

11. Halo Boutique Hotel

Hotel, Boutique Hotel

A hotel room at Halo Boutique Hotel in Sevilla, with a bed, bedside tables with lamps and an exposed brick wall
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Born out of the merging of three grand 17th-century townhouses, Halo Boutique Hotel offers a swish adults-only environment in the heart of the Santa Cruz neighbourhood. Bright and contemporary guest rooms integrate the occasional period feature, with the odd zing of glitz. Head to the rooftop and you’ll find two areas – one with a decent-size plunge pool, and the other with cathedral views and a perfect spot for sipping cava at sunset.

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