Hotel El Paraiso
Travel Blogs from Seville
... saw Christopher Columbus' final resting place, his tomb is carried by 4 kings . Finally I arrived at the base of the Griselda tower and climb all the way to the top for a grand view of the city. The tower foundation is Roman, base and mid section is Moorish and top is Catholic, shows the progression of the bell tower all through the years occupied by different kingdoms. The climb is not stairs but series of slopes, it was the former minerat where Moors hike up ...
... loading cranes sits on a riverside wharf. I had read the Romans had used the river as a major access to Sevilla and that in the 15th century, under Spanish rule, the city was the countries busiest port through which all trade with the Americas passed. But I'd also read the city had entered a period of decline after the river had silted up though the cause and effect may have been the other way round.
J and I had risen after a disturbed sleep from ...
... arrived in Seville at the beginning of a heat wave. Instead of an average top of 30 degrees it has pushed 40 degrees for the last 2 days and is forecast to continue until Sunday...the day we leave.) Whilst the park provided a pleasant area to walk around in we decided we prefer more natural parks with less structure to them, it's all a little too sterile I think. Highlights ...
Our next side trip took place on Thursday, when we set out for Gibraltar. This Rock is actually a part of Britain. It took about an hours ride to the west to arrive at the Spanish-British checkpoint. These two countries have been having a ******* match about some political BS. and they are taking it out on visitors. Long lines creep along as the border patrol check each car and motorscooter. Fortunately, there is a scooter, motorcycle, and ...
... like Madrid at all. What was to like? Mum was very keen to get to the most famous Churros place in Spain, so we headed off in that direction. That's when things got awkward... How do we order? Then what do we do? There are people everywhere! We had been yelled at about three times when we discovered the secret process, not so different from Seinfeld's Soup Nazi formula. We get in a queue, we order. We take three sideways steps, we get in another queue. When ...
Other places to stay in Seville
Triana Oeste, Seville | 5 star hotelfrom $89
- Great Hotel, Lovely City
- Exceptional Value. Top notch service at bargain rates !
- Quality hotel, shame about the location.
Huerta de la Salud, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $88
La Buhaira, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $64
León XIII - Los Naranjos, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $59
- Great Value
- Excellent value hotel
- Loved my stay
Heliópolis, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $54
- A mega-hotel in charming Seville
- Beautiful Hotel!
- April Fair in Seville
La Buhaira, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $57
- Not always worth the walk back
- Excellent Sangria
- Spitzen Sangria
Avenida Kansas City s/n, Seville | Hotelfrom $79
- Great Hotel.
- Just Had Five Fantastic Nights
- A very good hotel
Huerta del Pilar, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $56
- Hotel Hesperia - Fabulous Four Star...
- Good hotel at accessible location with great service
- Not Perfect
Museo, Seville | 5 star hotelfrom $172
- Worth every euro!
- Big disappointment
- Good, but not a great 5*
Museo, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $67
Colores - Entreparques, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $331
Avenida Diego Martinez Barrios 6, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $63
Santa Catalina, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $67
- Convenient hotel, shame about the food
- Roof pool and terrace
- Good, comfortable and well situated city hotel.
Triana Este, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $53
Nervión, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $83
- Quite, Comfortable
- Really good?
- Good hotel for families in Seville
Casco Antiguo, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Palacio de Congresos - Urbadiez - Entrepuentes, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $49
Santa Cruz, Seville | 5 star hotelfrom $239
- It's the Place
- Terrific Splurge
Museo, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $94
- Enjoyed Location
- Good location hotel was good
Casco Antiguo, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- Not great value
- A unique experience
Triana Casco Antiguo, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $64
Palacio de Congresos - Urbadiez - Entrepuentes, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Arenal, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Vincci La Rabida was fabulous
- Great stay at Vincci La Rabida
San Roque, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $55
Triana Este, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $58
- A Wonderful find
- The Bargain of Seville
- Couldn't have been more pleased
Triana Casco Antiguo, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $78