About Hotel Grande Bretagne
Located across from the Parliament in the heart of Athens, within walking distance of the Acropolis, museums, exclusive shopping areas and the business district, the Grande Bretagne is a local institution. Considered one of the world’s top hotels, this is where the elite, from politicians to Hollywood stars, come to stay. Guests can expect meticulous attention to detail along with outstanding service, glamorous rooms and fantastic rooftop dining.
This luxury property with a neoclassical facade occupies a corner of Syntagma Square overlooking the Parliament, including the changing of the guard, and the National Gardens. Established in 1874, it oozes elegance with everything from a beautiful stained-glass ceiling to an 18th-century tapestry in the Alexander Bar. The elegant rooms boast classic décor and Victorian furnishings with modern amenities, including flat-screen televisions and iPod docks. Some have living rooms and patios that frame views of the Parliament or the Acropolis, along with butler service. Guests can look forward to swimming in two pools, indoors and out, and taking advantage of the spa which includes saunas, various massage options and treatments along with a beauty salon. Dining is especially impressive here with several options, including the rooftop restaurant, GB Roof Garden which offers views of the Acropolis and is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.