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Hotel Grande Bretagne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens (from $2234)

Updated: Dec 10, 2022


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With breathtaking views of the fabled Acropolis, regal Syntagma Square and the Parliament, lush Lycabettus Hill or the original Olympic Stadium, the multi-awarded 5 star Hotel Grande Bretagne offers an unrivalled perspective of Athens' mythical history. Situated right in the heart of the city, since 1874, the landmark hotel is within walking distance of exclusive shopping areas, museums and the business district.


With breathtaking views of the famed Acropolis and Parthenon, regal Constitution Square and the Parliament, GB Spa, 3,000 bottle wine cellar, complimentary daily breakfast, and a wide selection of restaurants to choose from, this 320 room hotel has everything a guest would want.


Athens Exploration: from $2234 | Five nights | Classic guestroom | special rate | daily breakfast | Private Foodie Delights of Athens Experience | Delphi with lunch Excursion | private transfers, Travel Dates: January 3 - December 15, 2022.

Room Details

The hotel's 320 rooms and suites marry charming old-world elegance with state-of-the-art facilities. Customized with sumptuous fabrics, original artwork, and a superb collection of restored antiques from Christie’s and Sotheby’s, each guest room also incorporates the latest modern enhancements such as flat screen televisions and High Speed Internet Access (for a fee). All of the beautifully appointed accommodations capture the essence of gracious hospitality with nightly turndown service, shoe shine service, well-stocked refreshment centers, indulgent bath amenities, pure cotton bathrobes, plush slippers, and refreshing bottles of water. Room categories include Classic and Deluxe.

Suite Details

The hotel's 56 suites enjoy additional benefits like daily fresh fruit and flowers, gourmet chocolates, and personalized Butler Service. Suite categories include Junior Suite, Deluxe Suite, Grand Suite, Executive Grand Suite, Grand Deluxe Suite, Presidential Suite, and Royal Suite. Other room amenities include bathrobes and slippers,deluxe bath amenities, bathroom scale, hairdryer, rollaway beds, refreshment center, 24-hour in-room dining, complimentary bottled water, in-house magazine/books, cable channels, flat screen television, office/telecom, telephone, work desk, 100% non-smoking guestrooms, and classical furniture.

Guest Services

Shoe shining, nightly turndown service, 24-hour in-room dining, Butler service, and private transfers. All Butler Floors' guests (6th and 7th) as well as guests of any of the suites, enjoy many exceptional privileges in addition to the standard 24 hour Butler Service. Upon arrival, Butlers will greet guests personally and assist you with any immediate needs.


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. The Cellar: Created for exquisite private tastings and once-in-a-lifetime gatherings, The Cellar, with its impressive 3,000 bottles of wine, is an oenophile’s dream come true. Warm wood, exposed brick, and 17th-century furniture toast the warmth of its welcome. 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.


Indulge in decadent treatments at GB Spa and professional styling at the Hair Spa Salon. The spa offers everything from ancient holistic rituals to the finest modern skin care, where every regimen promises to indulge, soothe, and transform.


Guests have the option to swim in the indoor or outdoor rooftop pool, and leave time for a satisfying workout in the well-equipped Fitness Studio. Personal training services are also available at the gym.

Nearby Attractions

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, the Plaka, the Sunday flea market at Monastiraki Square is well worth ,The Psiri of Zeus, Agora, and Lycabettus Hill are all worth a visit.

Kids Program

Hotel Grande Bretagne welcomes children and wishes to make their stay as pleasant and welcoming as possible.

Family Information

An assortment of snacks & meals can be found in the In-room Dining and in all restaurants children's menus. Disposable bottles, high chairs & safe bed railings are available upon request.

Honeymoon Information

The Hotel Grande Bretagne presents an enchanting backdrop that captures Athens’ irresistible beauty. From our majestic venues to our extravagent on-site activities, every element is at hand for an unforgettable wedding celebration.

Other Information

Following its re-opening in 2003, the Hotel Grande Bretagne has reinstated its reputation as the ultimate choice for sophisticated business meetings and lavish social affairs. Featuring over 1,100 square meters of refined function space, the hotel has repeatedly hosted Athens’ most important and glamorous events.

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.


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