4.5
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What We Love

  • The rooftop bar and solarium with views across Seville
  • Cooling open courtyard with a ceramic tile fountain
  • Welcoming downstairs bar that combines global touches with a traditional Andalusian vibe

What To Know

  • This is a relatively recently gentrified area, and although it's the hip place to be, some might still find it a little gritty
  • No on-site restaurant
  • One barman covers both the ground-level and rooftop bars
  • It’s a 10-minute walk to Seville’s centre, the Giralda and the cathedral
  • The central streets of Seville are narrow and tricky for newcomers to drive through
  • WiFi is available for an additional $8 per day
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Overview

The Review

In the artsy San Lorenzo district of the city, the 26-room Casa Romana is a grand and light-filled sanctuary away from Seville’s busy streets. Part boutique hotel and part history lesson, the interiors retrace the city’s past, from the Roman-inspired marble statues in the lobby to the Moorish details in the tiled fountains and patterned doors. There’s a nod to the reconquering Christians in the religious paintings and coats of arms in the bar area, while modern Spain itself is on full display from the rooftop pool area, which has views of the city’s new architectural creations.

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Guestrooms are smartly but simply done up in beige and white, with extras like fluffy bathrobes and both a bathtub and a shower. The public spaces show a little more flair in royal blues and greens, plus dark wood furniture that’s more for show than afternoon lazing. The lovely breakfast introduces the staples of Andalusia — bread, tomatoes and jamon — while at the other end of the day, there’s the aptly named Roof Bar, as well as a more formal option downstairs.

As for location, the Casa Romana has it made. Turn one way to reach the trendiest tapas bars in the city; turn the other to take in the key sights of Seville: the bullring, the cathedral, flamenco and Santa Cruz neighbourhood. All roads may no longer lead to Rome, but in Seville they pretty much lead to the Casa Romana.

How to Get There

Casa Romana
C/ Trajano 15
Sevilla, 41003 Spain

Reviews

Four stars, but a pity if you want extra milk
Peter S

The Casa Romana is a very good boutique hotel, basically patronised by older travellers like us. The standard rooms are on the small side but the hotel is well located (near the Plaza Duque Victoria), the beds are comfortable, the breakfast is ample and - best of all - the building is blessedly quiet. The management was very helpful in allowing us to change from Room 210 (which had no external window) to 104 (which did) - full marks for flexibility. But when we asked for an extra two plastic containers of UHT milk we were told that there was a limit and we could only have 2, not 4 - well, that's not what you expect from a 4-star hotel, is it?

SHAME
tbuxco

I spent two nights and the person in the desk gave me the worst room because I was alone, even when I paid for a double room. When I asked they told me that all the room were the same size and I saw it was false.
When I asked for a taxi in the desk they refused for calling and they told me that I can find in the street.
I very disappointed and I don’t recommend.
Never again.

Boutique hotel in the heart of old town
Mitchell C

Casa Romana is a 26-room hotel in a 17th century building. The rooms are arranged around an outdoor courtyard. Our room had its own separate courtyard. Staff are friendly and helpful. Close to Plaza de Duque, a meeting place for tours and the location of a Corte Ingles, the chic department store with a grocery and liquor in the basement.