Hidden away in the bustling streets of Seville, Corral del Rey is a perfect jewel of a boutique hotel. The 17 rooms are beautifully decorated and well equipped - this is one of Andalucia's most charming boutique hotels.
Located down a tiny cobbled pedestrian side street in the Barrio Alfalfa, you cannot get more boutique and intimate than this
The plunge pool on the roof terrace is the perfect antidote to the intense summer heat
It is worth opting for a Pool Terrace Suite to enjoy your own private plunge pool
Relax in one of the cosy sitting rooms after a day exploring the city
You enter the wonderful property of Corral del Rey by an old Moorish studded wooden door, concealed down a tiny side street in the Barrio Alfalfa. Inside, a restored 17th century Casa Palacio greets you, just one of the three gracious buildings that have been combined to house the lobby, small dining area, lovely lounge complete with honesty bar, and 17 rooms of the hotel.
Corral del Rey is beautifully designed using original architectural features combined with contemporary chic interiors and modern technology, such as iPod docking stations and plasma satellite TVs.The open roof terrace, with a small plunge pool, is fantastic for relaxing, or gazing across the rooftops of Seville towards the Cathedral and Giralda.
There is a vast array of activities available to guests at Corral del Rey. Tour guides can take guests for half or full day excursions to places of interest in Seville and all over the region, including day trips to Cordoba, Jerez, or Cadiz. Meanwhile in the city a private yoga teacher, flamenco class or horse and cart trip can be arranged.
When to visit
In cooler months, take breakfast on the terrace at the top of the hotel, too hot for al fresco dining in the summer unfortunately!
Corral del Rey is in the old historic quarter of the Barrio Alfalfa of central Seville, which borders on the Santa Cruz district. It's a 5-minute walk from the Cathedral.
It is a 2-hour 40-minute direct flight to Seville Airport from London. Corral del Rey is a 30-minute drive from the airport.
Guadalquivir private boat trip, Seville
Enjoy a private boat trip along the beautiful Guadalquivir river in Seville. Learn about the history of the river while you cruise past some of Seville's most remarkable sights, such as the Triana Bridge.
Hot air ballooning in Andalucia
Enjoy a scenic early morning hot air balloon flight over historic Arcos de la Frontera, and take in the panoramic views of the beautiful Andalucian countryside.
Jerez and the art of Spanish horses
Visit the historic town of Jerez, known around the world for its production of delicious sherry wines. In addition to its wines, Jerez has been the home of the famed Andalucian horses since the Moors ruled the city.
Monuments of Cordoba
Once the largest city in western Europe, Cordoba is packed with history, culture and impressive architecture. Explore with your private guide and learn about the fascinating history of this beautiful city.
Private Flamenco dance class
Immerse yourself in Andalucian culture with a private Flamenco dance class. Dancers of any level can enjoy these lessons and discover the intricacies of one Spain's most recognisable art forms.
Ronda and the white villages
Discover the beautiful Andalucian countryside and explore its enchanting white villages, or pueblos blancos, perched on hilltops and surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery. Visit spectacular Ronda and admire the views from this charming town.
Ronda walking tour
One of Andalucia's picturesque white towns, Ronda offers dramatic views across the El Tajo gorge. Explore the charming town with your private guide and learn about its fascinating history.
Seville walking tour
Seville, dating from Roman times and once one of the world’s most powerful cities, is today one of the loveliest towns in Europe displaying a rich tapestry of food, culture and history. Discover the city's key sights with your private guide.
Tour of the Alhambra
Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Alhambra, Granada's majestic Moorish palace. Your private guide will explain the history behind the palace as you admire its incredible architecture and explore the idyllic Generalife gardens.
Walking tour of Cordoba
Boasting a fascinating history, Cordoba was once the largest city in western Europe, flourishing under the Islamic rule of Spain. Explore the ancient city with your private guide, discovering Roman ruins, Jewish history and Cordoba's impressive Mosque.
Walking tour of the Alhambra
Discover the beauty of the Alhambra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Spain's most iconic landmarks. Explore the ancient fortress and palace with your private guide, learning about its history and spectacular design.