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The Ritz Madrid. Right in the heart of Madrid and within walking distance from its three great museums is the majestic Hotel Ritz. Since it was built in 1910 under the instruction of King Alfonso XIII and with the supervision of Cesar Ritz himself, the hotel has been a favorite haunt of the royalty and the elite of Spain. It has 137 well-appointed rooms, 30 luxurious suites, three restaurants, a bar and a spa.
Hotel Alfonso XIII. This luxury hotel set right across the Alcazar in Seville has a neo-Moorish façade and interiors that bespeak of Spain’s diverse and rich cultural past. It was built in 1929 for the Ibero-American Expo and has housed royalty and dignitaries since then. The Hotel Alfonso XIII is a member of the Luxury Collection Hotels of the Starwood Properties.
Hotel Maria Cristina. Guests will feel like they stepped into the Belle Epoque in this splendid seafront hotel in San Sebastian. It has 136 rooms and suites all tastefully decorated in traditional styles but still appointed with modern amenities. It was named into the 2011 Conde Nast Traveler “Hot List” of hotels and resorts around the world.
Finca Cortesin Hotel. Tucked in a private community in Malaga is this jewel of a hotel that has been named into the Conde Nast Traveler list and received rave reviews from travel industry professionals. The Finca Cortesin Hotel offers 67 lavish suites with individual pools, three restaurants, a bar and a club house extension for the Jack Nicklaus-designed 18-hole golf course.
St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort. This is a luxury beach resort situated in the Mediterranean island of Mallorca. Aside from the spacious rooms and suites, this Starwood property also boasts of an art gallery, a world-class spa, fine dining restaurants, a cigar bar and a choice of inviting pools from the indoor saltwater to the cascade pool.
The Westin Palace. Another five-star hotel commissioned by King Alfonso XIII, this almost century-old Madrid hotel is the perfect combination of Old World elegance and modern conveniences for the traveler.
Hospes Palau de la Mar. From the outside, this Valencia hotel appears to be a stately and elegant mansion from Spain’s genteel past. Inside is a study in classical architecture and organic interiors as only the great Frank Lloyd Wright can create. The bonus to visitors who book their reservations online is they can get a complimentary Bodyna Spa.
Hostal de los Reyes Catolicos. It is said to be one of the oldest hotels in the world and named as one of the best parador hotels in Spain. Originally intended as a hostel and a hospital for the visiting Christian pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela during the 15th century, the stately hotel is now a parador preferred by visiting dignitaries to the country.
Barcelo La Bobadilla. A private sanctuary in the heart of Andalusia, the hotel offers guests individual casas or small villas where they can relax and unwind amid the breathtaking scenery of the Sierra Nevada.
Hospes Palacio del Bailio. The Cordoba hotel sits on a 16th century palace declared as a Cultural Heritage Monument. Whilst the interiors evoke a historical atmosphere, the amenities and facilities are all modern and world class.