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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 Amenities
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).
- Swimming pool - indoor
- Swimming pool - outdoor seasonal
- Poolside bar
- Spa services on site
- Full-service health spa
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Steam room
- Technology helpdesk
- Concierge desk
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Health club
- Room service (24 hours)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Banquet facilities
- Business center
- Exhibit space
- Event catering
- Secretarial services
- Audiovisual equipment
- Cell phone/mobile rental
- Business services
- Computer rental
- Total number of rooms - 320
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check-out
- Security guard
- Number of floors - 7
- Babysitting or childcare
- Hair salon
- Tour assistance
- Translation services
- Currency exchange
- Medical assistance available
- Beauty services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Laundry facilities
- Fireplace in lobby
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Year Built 1862
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Wedding services
- Rooftop terrace
- Luggage storage
- One meeting/conference room
- Express check-in
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Parking nearby (surcharge)
- Parking nearby
- 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
Parking nearby, Parking nearby (surcharge)
- Room Amenities
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Complimentary newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Climate control
- Soundproofed rooms
- 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
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- In-room massage available
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.
- Swimming on site
- Thai massage
- Body wraps
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Turkish bath/Hammam in spa
- Sauna in spa
- 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
Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
- Payment types
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
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- No onsite parking is available.
Hotel Registry Number - 0206K015A0021500
- Additional Details
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.