For nearly 140 years, the Hotel Grande Bretagne has been recognized as the “Royal Box” of Athens. Occupying the most prestigious block of the city’s center, the Hotel Grande Bretagne stands across from Constitution Square, the House of Parliament and the National Gardens. Ideally located within short walking distance of exclusive shopping areas, restaurants, open-air cafes, museums and the business district, the hotel has hosted countless heads of state and international celebrities.
See the Acropolis up close from the rooftop of Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens. Live like royalty in one of the 320 palatial rooms and suites, plushly furnished with antiques and cloud-like bedding.
A unique city-center palace that exudes the feel of the Grand era of European hotels. The easiest way to see the sights of Athens is not from a tour bus, but the rooftop of Hotel Grande Bretagne. View the original Olympic Stadium as you swan dive into the pool; check out the Acropolis from your barstool; take in the Parthenon as you sample the finest Mediterranean cuisine.
Newly restored with meticulous attention to detail, the 320 rooms and suites marry charming old-world elegance with state-of-the-art facilities. Each guest room also incorporates the latest modern enhancements such as flat screen plasma televisions and high speed internet access. All rooms have voicemail, minibars, safes, cable TV, deluxe bath amenities, bathrobes, and slippers
The 56 suites enjoy additional benefits including daily fresh fruit and flowers, gourmet chocolates, and personalised Butler Service. Gracious hospitality with nightly turndown service, shoe shine service, indulgent bathroom toiletries, pure cotton bathrobes and plush slippers. The hotel also offers valet laundry service, 24-hour room service, 24-hour concierge and babysitting.
Guests can indulge themselves with the excellent Spa facilities as well as experience the modern Fitness Studio which features an extensive range of Life Fitness® cardio and resistance equipment. As for the dining options available in this opulent hotel, GB Corner serves Greek food in an elegant environment, GB Roof Garden is ideal for a romantic rooftop lunch / dinner while the Winter Garden is renowned for its afternoon high tea and live entertainment.
Guests can also enjoy wine tasting in The Cellar, which is home to more than 3,000 bottles of the finest quality wines. Located on the 7th floor, the tranquil rooftop Pool Bar offers lunch or light and healthy snack options accompanied by refreshing cocktails and the magnificent views of Lycabettus Hill and illuminated Athens.
The Alexander’s Bar with its clubby atmosphere makes guests want to linger over a classic cocktail, brandy, or exquisite cognac. Finally the Alexander’s Cigar Lounge, is an elegant smoking lounge offering a luxurious, relaxed setting to enjoy fine wines, premium cigars, cognacs and liquors with friendly and discreet service.
Nestled in the heart of this legendary hotel is the GB Spa, a palatial destination for the discerning spa user. Escape from the hectic pace of modern-day life into this urban retreat – a place where East meets West and contemporary meets classic. The spa is proud to introduce the exclusive line of E’SPA treatments and products at The GB Spa. Every E’SPA treatment is a totally caring experience and the ultimate in luxury. By taking a holistic approach, the treatments are as much for the inner-self and mind as they are for face or body
The GB Spa features a mosaic-lined indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath/hammam, reflexology foot baths, and treatments like hot stone massage and Oshadhi herbal wraps. The tree-fringed rooftop outdoor pool affords Acropolis views. A fully equipped fitness center is also on site.
Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens is a 19th-century palace facing the main Syntagma Square and adjacent to the Parliament Building. The Acropolis, the New Acropolis Museum and the labyrinthine Plaka (old town) are within 0.6 miles (1 kilometer). Syntagma metro station is 0.2 miles (300 meters) from the hotel.
Hotel Grande Bretagne
A1 Vas Georgiou
Athens, 10564, Greece
TEL: (800) 325-3589
EMAIL: [email protected]