Hotel El Paraiso
Travel Blogs from Seville
... Andalusia. With its towering gates, claustrophic alleyways, buildings all painted in glimmering white, it really takes you back to another era... I'm torn between giving this town a thorough exploring, or trying to squeeze in one last town on my way back. I opt for the latter... but when I think that I'm heading back towards the bus station, I find that I'm actually heading the opposite direction (just like Moroccan medinas, Moorish old cities seem ...
... paint a picture here. There is one hooded person walking up and down the center keeping everyone organized. As they have been marching for quite awhile the center person is covered with wax from the dripping candles! Why no one has gone up in flames I do not know.
The camera seems to do pretty well in low light. I think I am processioned out and will go to a museum this evening! Adventure ...
... attend mass here. They are known to say in Seville, they are going to hear mass as they won’t see anything but the choir cloister. The priests stand in front of their altar of gold talk out to the people, they possibly can’t see themselves. Different. The top altar sculptures are over 2metres tall so that the pieces at the bottom are in perspective, although these are only a metre or so high. The altar piece rises up towards the roof around 8 to 10 metres tall, just a ...
... have a reasonable grasp on the breakfast concept. But those assumptions proved unfounded. Oh well. We packed, recovered our car from its underground park, set Ms GPS with instructions and off we headed.
We were a later departure than normal and this hindered a vague plan I had to detour via Gibraltar on the way to Seville. We'd flagged this option to the apartment host Jose the other day and he'd raised his eyes as though saying "why would you do that?". But the option ...
... driving back that night. So I'm going to make that a separate blog -- to get the map right :)
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
Avda Diego Martinez Barrio, 8, 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