Hotel Grande Bretagne

| Athens, Greece
Terrace Lounge by the Pool at Hotel Grande Bretagne
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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.

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.

Following its re-opening in 2003, the Hotel Grande Bretagne has restored its status as the ultimate choice for refined business meetings and lavish social affairs. Featuring over 1,100 square meters of refined function space, the hotel offers the Grand Ballroom, Golden Room, Royal Room, Athenian Hall and its smaller meeting rooms: Boardroom, Churchill’s, Chairman’s, Diplomat’s, and the Executive Room.
Hotel Address:
  • Hotel Grande Bretagne
  • Constitution Square
  • Athens, 10563
  • Greece
Location Summary
Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens stands across from Constitution Square, Parliament, and the National Gardens and is approximately 16 miles from Athens Airport. Within walking distance of exclusive shopping areas, museums and the business district, the Grande Bretagne enjoys the best location in Athens. Also within easy walking distance are the Acropolis, Ancient Agora, Monastiraki Flea Market, Lycabettus Hill, the Parthenon, and the Royal Palace. Guests are a mix of business people, tourists, politicians, and international celebrities.

Directions to Hotel
From North - Larissis Central Railroad Station. Take Deligianni Street -turn Left Into Ipirou Street And After 1 Km Drive Until You Find 28th Oktovriou. Turn Right And Drive For 0.5km. At The End Of This Street Turn Left In Stadiou Ave That Leads To Syntagma Sq And The Hotel. From South - From The Domestic And International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos Take Attiki Odos Toll Highway Which Leads To Messogion Ave. At The End Of Messogion Ave. Turn Left To Vas. Sofias Ave. After 2km Drive Until You Find Syntagma Sq. And The Hotel On Your Right Hand Side. From East - Piraeus Port. Take Akti Miaouli Street And Turn Right In Vas.georgiou Ave. After 200m Turn Left Into Iroon Politehniou Ave Which Leads To Possidonos Ave And Then To Syngrou Ave On The Left. Syngrou Ave Leads At Its End In Syntagma Sq And The Hotel. From West - Kifissos Central Bus Station. Take Kifissos Ave And Turn Left In Athinon Ave. After 2km Drive Until You Are In Omonia Sq. Take Pireos Ave That Leads After 0.5km To Stadiou Ave . Drive For 0.7km And You Are In Syntagma Sq And The Hotel On Your Left.
Note Bene
The hotel has been recognized by significant international travel magazines such as: Conde Nast Traveler, Gold List 2009; Spa Finder Magazine, Readers' 1st Choice SPA in Greece 2009; Travel + Leisure, T+L 500 Best Hotels 2009.
Banquets & Meetings
There are 12 Meeting Rooms; the largest is 4,724 square feet and seats 600.
Fine Dining on Site
The GB Roof Garden features Mediterranean gourmet cuisine and offers the absolute best view of the Acropolis.
High Speed Internet
For an additional fee
Pool, Indoor
Heated indoor pool, located in the GB Spa and open year-round.
Pool, Outdoor
Heated rooftop pool open during the summer only.
Spa Facility
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.
Theatre & Museums
The Parthenon, Acropolis, National Archaeological Museum, National Gallery
Recommended Rooms
If you are interested in a view of the Acropolis, request a room in the front of the hotel.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
  • - Business Center
  • - Disabled Access
  • - Executive Retreat
  • - Fine Dining on Site
  • - Fine Dining Nearby
  • - Fitness Center
  • - High Speed Internet
  • - Pool, Indoor
  • - Pool, Outdoor
  • - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Shopping
  • - Theatre & Museums

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