Depart to an oasis of peace and relaxation in the historic center of Seville. The five-star Mercer Sevilla boutique hotel resides in Casa Palacio Castelar, a beautiful palace from 1880. This restored jewel in the Andalusian capital is in the El Arenal district, near Nueva Square and next to the iconic Real Maestranza bullring. The classic soul of this luxurious site reverberates through the 11 elegant rooms and suites arranged around a stunning central courtyard. Contemporary design choices complement the former palace’s historical features to honor its glorious past. Dine at the intimate María Luisa restaurant or lounge near the rooftop pool before exploring the lively El Arenal district, a long-standing neighborhood that transports to centuries past.