You wouldn't think it from the exterior, but the Inglaterra is actually Seville's oldest hotel. Since it opened its doors to the public in 1857, it has had quite a history, hosting monarchs and filmstars over the years. After a thorough modernization in in 2013, it now boasts all the modern conveniences you'd expect from a four-star hotel. Rooms are traditional in style, comfortable, and well-sized. It feels like a big hotel, though—a little lacking in atmosphere and personal touch. It's real selling point is its location, which couldn't be more central: A moment from the tram terminus on Plaza Nueva, easy to reach by taxi or car and perfectly located for sightseeing with everything a moment's stroll from the front door. For shopping, take a left up the main shopping street, Sierpes. For sightseeing, the town hall is right in front and the cathedral a two-minute walk right. Since the modernization work, the common areas are several notches above where they were previously—in particular the refitted roof terrace with its impressive rooftop views. The one gripe for me is the Wi-Fi, which when I last visited, you still had to pay for.