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Hotel Grande Bretagne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

1 Vasileos Georgiou A? str.
Athens 10563
Nightly Rates: (USD$511.18 - USD$3,212.98)
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Hotel Description:

With breathtaking views of the famed Acropolis and Parthenon, regal Constitution Square and the Parliament, lush Lycabettus Hill, or the original Olympic Stadium, the Hotel Grande Bretagne offers unrivaled perspectives of Athens' mythical history. Escape to the GB Spa for an Ouzo Oil Massage or an indulgent respite in the Thermal Suite. Then venture up to the GB Roof Garden for champagne and dazzling views of the Acropolis or down to The Cellar for a tasting of its 3,000 bottles of wine. Each of our 320 guest rooms offers enchanting views of the hotel courtyard or a spellbinding panorama of the city's timeless landmarks, while the exquisite interiors pay homage to Greek culture with intricate moldings and classic d cor.

Check In:  2:00 PM
Check Out:  12:00 PM

Native currency:  Euro
Number of floors:  7
Number of rooms:  320
Time zone:  EEST


Alexander's Cigar Lounge: Experience the comforts of the most up-to-date cigar bar in the city. Alexander s Cigar Lounge is a sophisticated space located in the hotel s inner garden and offers an ideal setting for enjoying fine cigars, wines, liquors, coffee, or tea.
Pool Bar: Our tranquil rooftop Pool Bar offers magnificent views of Lycabettus Hill and Athens. Decorated with pergolas and aromatic plants, modern sun loungers, tables, and comfortable chairs, this is an ideal spot to enjoy a refreshing drink or light snack.
GB Roof Garden: Bask in unsurpassed views of the Acropolis, Syntagma Square, and the ancient wonders of Athens from the perch atop our airy rooftop restaurant and bar. An inspired Mediterranean menu matches the unique locale with choices as remarkable as the vistas.
Winter Garden: A tranquil oasis in the heart of the Hotel Grande Bretagne, the Winter Garden offers the city s most elegant and enchanting refuge for a European breakfast, light lunch, high tea, or dinner accompanied by live piano music.
Alexander's Bar: The beloved 18th century tapestry of Alexander the Great is the focal point of the beloved Alexander s Bar. Linger over a classic cocktail, brandy, or exquisite cognac.
Wine Library: Oenophiles are welcomed in the unique setting of the hotel s Wine Library on the mezzanine floor. Surrounded by 3,500 labels, an impressive 19th-century table serves as the centerpiece for private events and scheduled gatherings.


Fitness center on-site

Room Info:

deluxe room nonsmoking: TV
deluxe room nonsmoking: TV
deluxe acropolis room nonsmoking: TV
deluxe acropolis room nonsmoking: TV
junior suite nonsmoking: TV
deluxe acropolis view butler room nonsmoking: TV
classic nonsmoking room: TV
classic nonsmoking room: TV
classic butler room nonsmoking: TV
deluxe suite nonsmoking: TV
deluxe butler room nonsmoking: TV
grand suiteacropolis view nonsmoking: TV
grand suite nonsmoking: TV
executive suite nonsmoking: TV
grand deluxe suite nonsmoking: TV

Meeting Facilities:

The Athenian Hall:
The Golden Room D:
The Golden Room A:
The Grand Ballroom A:
The Golden Room B:
The Grand Ballroom:
The Grand Ballroom B:
The Golden Room C:
The Grand Ballroom C:
The Golden Room:
The Boardroom:
The Royal Room:

Hotel Amenities:

(additional fees may apply to certain amenities)

  • Baggage hold
  • Butler service
  • Currency exchange
  • Hairdryer
  • Lounges/bars
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • Pool
  • Safe deposit box
  • Telephone
  • Weight scale
  • Beauty shop/salon
  • Car rental desk
  • Desk
  • Health club
  • Meeting rooms
  • Onsite laundry
  • Refrigerator
  • Shops and commercial services
  • Turn down service
  • Bilingual staff
  • Child programs
  • Exercise gym
  • High speed internet connection
  • Multilingual staff
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Two-line phone
  • Business center
  • Complimentary high speed internet in room
  • Florist
  • Internet access
  • Non-smoking
  • Parking lot
  • Rollaway bed
  • TV
  • Voice mail

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Location Description:
Discover Greece with Starwood Witness to Athens singular mix of old and new, Hotel Grande Bretagne is a gateway to the vivid sights and sounds that capture the unmatched spirit of Europes oldest capital. Located at the corner of the impressive Syntagma Square, the hotel offers uninterrupted views of the Acropolis, while the ritual changing of the Evzone guard in front of the Parliament building occurs virtually on its doorstep. In addition to such celebrated attractions as the Parthenon, the Temple of Poseidon, the National Archeological Museum, and Cape Sounion, we recommend the following as special nearby places to explore: The Plaka: This enchanting neighborhood embraces archeological sites nestled next to small ouzerias and tavernas, colorful flower stands, and artisan shops for an authentic flavor of local Athens. The Sunday flea market at Monastiraki Square is well worth a visit. The Psiri: This quarter comes alive when the sun sets perfect for night owls in search of superb live performances of every kind of music imaginable. Temple of Zeus: Just 700 meters south of Syntagma Square, the temple's foundations date back to the tyrant Pisistratus in 515 BC. Its graceful columns influenced the development of Corinthian style. Ancient Agora: The most famous agora in Greece, Ancient Agora once had private housing, until it was reorganized by Peisistratus in the sixth century BC into the center of Athenian government. Lycabettus Hill: Approximately 300 meters high, this favorite spot among locals and visitors alike boasts superb views and a sense of tranquility amidst the sprawling Athenian cityscape. Intrepid travelers may ascend the hill on foot. The funicular provides an easier alternative. Shopping hours are generally between 8:30am - 5pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays and 8:30am - 2pm and 5:30pm - 8:30pm o
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Natural Historic Museum

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Agricultural Bank

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Folk Art Museum

Dresdner Bank AG

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Museum of Contemporary Art

Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum

Societe Generale

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Commercial Bank of Greece

Theatre of Dionysos

The Royal Bank of Scotland

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Archaeological Museum of Delphi

National Bank of Greece

Olympic Stadium

Ancient Athenian Cemetery

National Archaeological Museum of Athens

Investment Bank

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Cucladic Museum

Monastiraki Flea Market

Royal Palace

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