2. Alfonso XIII, Sevilla (Spain)
Commissioned by the King of Spain to house international dignitaries during the 1929 exhibition, the Hotel Alfonso XIII remains an emblematic place of cultural interest, located in the historic center of Seville, next to the Royal Palaces and the Cathedral.
It was inaugurated in 1928 by King Alfonso XIII and its architecture includes details and decorations that follow the Castilian, Moorish and Andalusian style.
The connection of this hotel with the royalty is not limited only to its name, but in the rooms of the Hotel Alfonso XIII have been housed numerous monarchs, including Prince Rainier and Grace of Monaco, Prince Charles of ‘England and Princess Diana, the Kings of Sweden, Norway, Morocco, Nepal, Denmark, Jordan, Belgium, Holland, Greece, Spain and many more.
It has also been the destination of international personalities such as Ernest Hemingway, Eva Perón, Orson Welles, Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Kennedy, Plácido Domingo, Josep Carreras, Brad Pitt, Mikhail Gorbachov and Shakira.
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