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Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

5-star5 stars
1 Vasileos Georgiou A' str.Syntagma Square, AthensAttiki105 64Greece, 0203 027 9779

Luxury hotel with spa, near Hellenic Parliament
  • Free WiFi
  • Luxury Hotel
  • Excellent Food
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Delicious food
Great amenities
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Bar is awesome
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Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

Hotel Info: 020 3027 9803

from £264
  • Classic Room (Butler Service)
  • Classic Room
  • Deluxe Room (Acropolis View)
  • Deluxe Room
  • Deluxe Suite
  • Grand Suite
  • Junior Suite
  • Grand Suite (Acropolis View)
  • Deluxe Room (Butler Service)
  • Grand Suite (Executive)
  • Grand Suite (Deluxe)
  • Deluxe Room (Butler Service/Acropolis View)
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About Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens is a 19th-century palace facing the main Syntagma Square and adjacent to the Parliament Building. The Acropolis, the New Acropolis Museum and the labyrinthine Plaka (old town) are within 0.6 miles (1 kilometer). Syntagma metro station is 0.2 miles (300 meters) from the hotel.

Hotel Features.
Set in a palace built in 1862, locals call Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens the "Royal Box." Guests enter through rotating doors into a lobby with Corinthian columns, Persian carpets, and neobaroque-style furniture.

The skylit Winter Garden is the setting for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner with piano music. Open all year, the GB Roof Garden serves cocktails and Greek specialties from the grill. The hotel also features 2 bar/lounges.

The GB Spa features a mosaic-lined indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath/hammam, reflexology foot baths, and treatments like hot stone massage and Oshadhi herbal wraps. The tree-fringed rooftop outdoor pool affords Acropolis views. A fully equipped fitness center open around the clock is also on site. Business amenities include 15 meeting rooms and complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas. Concierge services are also available.

Decorated with antique furniture, subtle cream hues, and red and gold fabrics, the hotel's 320 guestrooms and suites marry charming old-world elegance with modern facilities. Each guestroom has a marble bathroom, LED TV with cable service, minibar, wireless Internet access (surcharge), and views of the inner courtyard or Syntagma Square. Suites enjoy additional features including personalized butler service.

There is no parking onsite.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 320 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
A tourism tax ranging from EUR 0.25 to EUR 4 per accommodation per night will be applied on all stays starting on January 1, 2018 and is collected at the property. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Outdoor pool
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms 15
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1862
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Pay films
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


The on-site spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include Thai massages, massages, facials and body wraps. The spa is equipped with a sauna and Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.


GB Roof Garden Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Winter Garden City Lounge – This restaurant serves breakfast, dinner and light fare. Open daily.

Alexander's Cigar Lounge – On-site bar.

GB Pool Bar & Grill – This rooftop bar is located by the pool and specialises in Greek cuisine.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens’s small print

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Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500 owing to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Tourism fee: EUR 4.00 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 60.00 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 42 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for EUR 10 per day (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens


  • In Athens City Centre
  • Hellenic Parliament (1-minute walk)
  • Roman Agora (12-minute walk)
  • Acropolis Museum (14-minute walk)
  • Ancient Agora (15-minute walk)
  • Parthenon (20-minute walk)
  • Filopappos Hill (21-minute walk)
  • Benaki Museum (7-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) 34-min drive
  • Athens Thiseio Station 16-min walk
  • Moschato-Tavros Rouf Station 9-min drive
  • Athens Central Station 10-min drive
  • Syntagma Station 0-min walk
  • Monastiraki Station 11-min walk
  • Omonoia Station 15-min walk
  • On-site parking not available

Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

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