With a charming interior courtyard, Moorish arches, and Andalusian tiles, the 16-room Hotel Europa Sevilla Seville sits alongside tapa bars and narrow cobbled streets in the Santa Cruz district.
Each soundproof room is air-conditioned and features climate control, satellite TV, desk, complimentary newspapers, refrigerator, safe, free Wi-Fi, hair dryer, and a private bathroom with either a shower or bathtub.
The Hotel Europa Sevilla Seville boasts a 24-hour front desk, concierge services, tour assistance, elevator, and luggage storage.
The adjacent streets are home several restaurants and bars serving local cuisine.
Seville is a hotbed for flamenco dancing, especially in the nearby Triana neighbourhood. The ornate Alcázar castle complex, built during the Moorish Almohad dynasty, is nearby. In addition, the Torre del Oro Watchtower and the 18th century Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza bullring are easily accessible, and nestled inside a Gothic cathedral close by is Giralda, the site of Christopher Columbus’s tomb.
Many guests love the atmosphere on the banks of the Guadalquivir, and recently opened Parasol Metropol. Others add that the the Museum of Flamenco, at nearby Calle de Manuel Rojas, offers an eclectic collection of costumes with audio-visual demonstrations of the dramatic movements and postures, and appreciate a stroll through Maria Luisa Park where tiled alcoves represent each of Spain's provinces.
Charming and helpful staff
Several guests comment that staff are welcoming and go out of their way to ensure guests are being taken care of. Others add that staff are professional and knowledgeable about local history as well as tour packages.
Clean and comfortable rooms
Many guests note that the mattresses are comfortable, and air-conditioning in rooms is effective. Others add that it is quiet and peaceful in the room, and appreciate that the linen is fresh, and the bathrooms are spotless.
No on-site dining
A handful of guests note that there is no on-site restaurant. Others add that the nearby Mercado Lonja del Barranco, built as a 19th century market, hosts popular self-service food stalls with scenic riverside seating, and love the leisurely lunches available at restaurants on Calle San Fernando, where tapas dishes include marinated salmon with black olive oil, fried squid, and Iberian hams.
Patchy Wi-Fi and mobile phone reception
Some guests note that the Wi-Fi signals in rooms are weak. Others add that mobile phone reception is often patchy, but appreciate the opportunity the lack of connectivity provides to explore the local area.
A handful of guests comment that there is no private parking, and public parking space is quite some distance from the property. Others add that the staff are helpful and efficient, and assist guests locate convenient space in a timely fashion.