Hotel Grande Bretagne, A Luxury Collection Hotel

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Greetings from the Hotel General Manager

Welcome to the most historic landmark of the vibrant city of Athens! This 18th century milestone offers the most exciting accommodation experience with its elegant rooms & suites and incomparable views of the historic centre of Athens, including the Parthenon and the Acropolis. Enjoy the finest dining and spa experience and don’t forget to savour our afternoon high tea at our Winter Garden atrium. Delighted that you chose Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens for your vacation, I hope to see you soon.

Tim Ananiadis
GENERAL MANAGER

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Insider Tip
  • A short taxi ride from the hotel, a funicular runs up to the summit of Lycabettus Hill, crowned by the tiny whitewashed church of St George. The highest vantage point in town, it affords panoramic views. Close by, an open-air theater hosts summer concerts.
Hotel Overview
  • Central locale
    Overlooking Syntagma Square, the Hotel Grande Bretagne is next to the Parliament House, between Kolonaki and Plaka.
  • Distinctive views
    All 321 spacious guestrooms and suites are well appointed. Many offer views of the Acropolis, Parliament House, and National Gardens.
  • Spa, health center
    The spa and health center are located in the sublevel, while the rooftop pool and garden restaurant afford city and Acropolis views.
What to Expect:
  • This eight story 19th-century building exudes wealth and refinement from very first impressions: a doorman in a bottle green cloak welcomes guests as they pass through rotating doors into a spacious lobby with mosaic floors and Persian carpets, neo-Baroque style furniture, and potted palms. Guests are a mix of business people, tourists, politicians, and international celebrities.
Amenity Highlights:
  • The GB, as it is known, boasts a spa and health club, with an indoor pool and gym, offering beauty treatments, massage and aromatherapy. Guests can indulge in relaxation and well being through a variety of treatments with the unique products of ESPA, Valmont, and Algoane.

Location:

Syntagma Square
Athens,
Greece

Region: 
  • Athens
  • Airport:

    Athens El. Venizelos Airport ATH
  • Classic -

    The historic features, typical of the deluxe rooms, were meticulously restored during the Hotel's renovation. The warm yellow and red color scheme of the decor reflects elegance and charm. Rooms with connecting doors, and with balconies (available upon request only). Our guests will also enjoy the views, of the city and courtyard, from our Deluxe rooms.

  • Grand Deluxe Suite -

    The two-bedroom corner suites, with individual five-fixture bathrooms, offer magnificent views of the Parthenon as well as the House of Parliament or the changing of the guards or and the National Gardens. With a large corner living-room and luxurious amenities, covering a total of 90 m2 / 960 sqft, these suites combine the tradition of a noble past with the requirements of contemporary travelers.

  • Classic Butler Floor -

    The historic features, typical of the deluxe rooms, were meticulously restored during the Hotel's renovation. The warm yellow and red color scheme of the decor reflects elegance and charm. Rooms with connecting doors, and with balconies (available upon request only). Our guests will also enjoy the views, of the city and courtyard, from our Deluxe rooms.

  • Grand Suite -

    Indulge your taste for the finer things in life in these luxurious suites, distinguished by their generous space (an average of 80 m2 / 860 sqft) and classical style, decorated in warm earth colors. The sleeping quarters in this type of suite are secluded from the living and working areas, ensuring privacy during informal meetings, or while entertaining. The bathroom offers the ultimate in luxury with its master bath, steam shower, and bathroom TV.

  • Grande Deluxe Suite Acropolis View -

    The two-bedroom corner suites, with individual five-fixture bathrooms, offer magnificent views of the Acropolis as well as the House of Parliament, the changing of the guards, and the National Gardens. With a large, corner living-room and luxurious amenities, covering a total of 90 m2 / 960 sqft, these suites combine the tradition of a noble past with the requirements of contemporary travelers.

  • Executive Grand Suite -

    Breathtaking views will captivate you the moment you step out onto the private veranda of one of our Executive Grand Suites. Then step back inside and marvel at the exquisite decor, the silky fabrics, the rare antiques and the original artwork that grace the sweeping one-bedroom layout.

  • Deluxe -

    The special features of the premium deluxe rooms are the warm colors, the classical furnishing, and the unique views to the Parliament and Lykabettos Hill. These rooms epitomise class and sophisticated style.

  • Deluxe Suite -

    These suites, graciously decorated in classical style, in cream tones and earth colors, comprise one bedroom and a sitting room. They average 50 m2 / 530 sqft, and are equipped with a luxurious bathroom with four or five fixtures. This type of suite has a view of the atrium and is the ideal place to become your hideaway for a day, a week, a year. Space to live in, and to experience the charm of a grand hotel, blended with the exquisiteness of a private home.

  • Deluxe Acropolis View -

    The special features of the Deluxe Acropolis rooms are the warm colors, the classical furnishing, and the unique views to the Parliament and the Constitution Squar. These rooms epitomise class and sophisticated style. These rooms offer views of the Acropolis.

  • Deluxe Acropolis View Butler Floor -

    All rooms provide the finest appointments including a signature Luxury Collection bed topped with many pillows and soft duvets, high speed internet access, bedside reading lights, and minibar. 24 hour butler service on call.

  • Junior Suite -

    Furnished in a classical style, with antique oil paintings and a yellow color scheme, these rooms vary in size (an average of 44 m2 / 470 sqft) and layout, typical of the hotel's historic character and unique heritage. The exceptional views of Constitution Square or Lykabettus Hill or Parliament or Atrium provide the finishing touches.

  • Grand Deluxe Suite Acropolis View Butler Floor -

    The spacious sitting area offers a sofa and two matching armchairs, antique working table and reading lights, dazzling chandeliers and exquisite window treatments. Rare antiques and original paintings can be found throughtout. Guests are welcomed with a bowl of fresh fruit, silver stand with chocolates and complimentary water. High speed Internet Access. 24-hour butler service on call.

  • Grand Suite Acropolis View Butler Floor -

    Grande Suites offer ample sleeping quarters that are completely secluded from the living and working area ensuring total privacy during informal meetings or while entertaining.

  • Deluxe Butler Floor -

    The special features of the premium deluxe rooms are the warm colors, the classical furnishing, and the unique views to the Parliament and Lykabettos Hill. These rooms epitomise class and sophisticated style.

  • Grand Suite Acropolis View -

    Indulge your taste for the finer things in life in these luxurious suites, distinguished by their generous space (an average of 80 m2 / 860 sqft) and classical style, decorated in warm earth colors. The sleeping quarters in this type of suite are secluded from the living and working areas, ensuring privacy during informal meetings, or while entertaining. The bathroom offers the ultimate in luxury with its master bath, steam shower, and bathroom TV.

Room Amenities: 
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Blackout drapes
  • Bottled water in room (complimentary)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Electronic check-out
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Extra towels/bedding in room
  • Hair dryer
  • Handheld shower
  • Housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - high speed
  • Internet access - surcharge
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Makeup mirror
  • Minibar
  • Multi-line phone
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channel(s)
  • Private bathroom
  • Rollaway beds
  • Sewing kit
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Television
  • Turndown service
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Window opens
Property Amenities
  • The GB Spa combines an indoor pool adorned with tiny royal blue mosaic tiles and a thermal suite offering Laconium, herbal baths, Finnish sauna, reflexology foot baths, steam baths, and experience showers. Beauty treatments employ E'SPA products from the UK - the signature treatment is Hot Stone Massage. There is also a fully equipped gym supervised by a trainer, and a Juice Bar serving freshly squeezed fruit juices and a range of Twining's teas. Through summer guests can use the open-air rooftop pool.

    There are four conference and meeting spaces: the Grand Ballroom which can accommodate up to 600, the Golden Rooms which can take a total of 380, the Churchill Room 10, and the Royal Room. Secretarial and translation services are available upon request.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • ATM/banking
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Babysitting/Childcare
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Beauty services
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Cell phone rental
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Coffee shop or cafe´
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Computer rental
  • Concierge desk
  • Concierge services
  • Conference room(s)
  • Currency exchange
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Event catering
  • Exhibit space
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Full-service health spa
  • Hair salon
  • Health club
  • Internet access in public areas - high speed
  • Internet access in public areas - surcharge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Massage - treatment room(s)
  • Medical assistance available
  • Meeting room(s) (small groups)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Parking nearby
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box - front desk
  • Sauna
  • Secretarial services
  • Security guard
  • Shoe shine
  • Spa services on site
  • Steam room
  • Supervised child care/activities
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Swimming pool - outdoor seasonal
  • Technology helpdesk
  • Tour assistance
  • Translation services
  • Wedding services
Number of rooms: 
  • 321
Policies
  • Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
    Rollaways and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
    Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests made via this Web site cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Pets not allowed
Check-in time: 
  • 2 PM
Check-out time: 
  • Noon
Dining
  • GB Corner
    Located on the ground floor, overlooking Syntagma Square, this restaurant is popular with hotel guests and well-heeled residents alike. Occupying a double-height space with a mezzanine, it is open daily for lunch and dinner. The signature dish is Dover Sole Meunier with Lemon and Olive Oil.
  • Winter Garden
    Two Corinthian columns in the lobby frame the entrance to the Winter Garden, an atrium space with a stained glass ceiling, potted palms, large mirrors, and two enormous Oriental vases. It remains open all day and serves English breakfasts, light lunches, high tea, and dinner to the accompaniment of piano music, as well as coffee, drinks, and snacks throughout the day. The signature dish is Grilled Chicken Breast with Potatoes, Spinach and Bacon Strips.
  • GB Roof Garden
    Open all year round enjoy breakfast,lunch, dinner and evening cocktails with the incomparable views of the Acropolis, Parthenon and the city of Athens. Offering a menu featuring Greek cuisine and barbecued meat and fish dishes.
Recreation
  • The picturesque area of Plaka is ideal for a morning or evening stroll. Above Plaka, just one km from the hotel, stands the Acropolis, the most important monument to the Ancient Greek world and a must-see for first-time visitors to the city.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Aerobics
  • Golfing
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals
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