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Venerable central Athens hotel on Syntagma Square
Built as a palace in 1862 and known as the “Royal Box,” this Athens hotel on Syntagma Square is adjacent to the Parliament building and one km (one half-mile) from the Acropolis.
This plush hotel hosts the lavish GB Spa, where thermal baths, an amethyst grotto, a Finnish sauna, and luxe treatments are complemented by a rooftop pool with Acropolis views.
Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens's 320 spacious guestrooms feature classical furnishings, marble baths, minibars, high-speed Internet, and views of the inner courtyard or Syntagma Square.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens
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Located within walking distance of exclusive shopping areas, museums, and the business district, the Hotel Grande Bretagne enjoys an ideal location in the center of Athens. Nearby points of interest include the Parthenon, the Ancient Agora, the Monastiraki Flea Market, the Lycabettus Hill, and the Royal Palace. Guests can indulge themselves in the GB Spa, which combines an indoor pool adorned with tiny royal blue mosaic tiles and a thermal suite offering Laconium, herbal baths, Finnish sauna, Turkish bath/hammam, reflexology foot baths, steam baths, and experience showers. Beauty treatments employ E'SPA products from the UK, and 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 of Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens can use the open-air rooftop pool.
Featuring over 11,840 square feet (1,100 square meters) of exquisite function space, the hotel's meeting spaces include the Grand Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 600; the Golden Room, which can take a total of 380, the Churchill Room, and the Royal Room. The 24-hour business center comprises 3 kiosks, each with a desk, telephone, computer, and high-speed Internet access (surcharge), while shared facilities include a printer, fax, and photocopier. Secretarial and translation services are available upon request.
Parking is not available on site but is available nearby (surcharge).
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Indoor pool
- Poolside bar
- Spa services on site
- Full-service spa
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Steam room
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Health club
- Room service (24 hours)
- Coffee shop or café
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Business center
- Express check-out
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Total number of rooms - 320
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 7
- Babysitting or childcare
- Hair salon
- Laundry facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fireplace in lobby
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Year Built 1862
- Wedding services
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Turkish bath/Hammam
- One meeting room
- Rooftop terrace
- Luggage storage
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Express check-in
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Outdoor pool
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge) , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
In your room
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Air conditioning
- Complimentary newspaper
- Climate control
- Soundproofed rooms
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Complimentary bottled water
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Daily housekeeping
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- In-room massage available
Eat and drink
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.
GB Roof Garden Restaurant - Bask in unsurpassed views of the Acropolis, Syntagma Square and the ancient wonders of Athens from your perch atop this airy rooftop restaurant and bar. An inspired New Mediterranean menu by Michelin-star-awarded chef Asterios Koustoudis features barbecued meat and fish dishes. Open year-round for dinner and evening cocktails.
Winter Garden City Lounge - A beautiful extension of the hotel's historic lobby, the Winter Garden is a tranquil atrium space, designed to offer guests a respite far from the dash of city life. It remains open all day and offers European breakfast, light lunch, high tea, or dinner accompanied by live piano music.
Alexander's Cigar Lounge - Alexander's Cigar Lounge is a sophisticated space located in the inner garden of the Hotel Grande Bretagne and offers an ideal setting for enjoying fine cigars, wines, liquors, coffee, or tea with a friendly and discreet service. With its colonial elegance and warm atmosphere, it is a unique place for relaxation.
GB Pool Bar & Grill - Relax under the Athenian sun at the GB Pool Bar and enjoy authentic Greek cuisine or light and healthy meals accompanied by rejuvenating cocktails. Located on the 7th floor, this tranquil rooftop pool bar offers magnificent views of Lycabettus Hill and an illuminated Athens below.
Take a stroll to the Acropolis and the Parthenon, located within easy walking disgance from the Hotel Grande Bretagne. The picturesque Plaka, the old historical neighborhood of Athens, is clustered around the northern and eastern slopes of the Acropolis. The "Monastiraki Flea Market" is the place where unique antiques and indigenous gifts can be bought as well as the place where the utmost hand-made selection of souvenirs can be observed. Also within easy walking distance are the ancient Agora, Lycabettus Hill, and the original Olympic Stadium.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Thai massage
- Sauna in spa
- Body wraps
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
The fine print for Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in kg is 5
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- No onsite parking is available.
Hotel Registry Number - 0206K015A0021500
We should mention
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.