Hotel King George – Athens

Best for: Luxury travelers looking for VIP treatment

Location:Athenshotel Type:LuxuryHotel Style:ClassicRating:

About Hotel King George

This historic luxury hotel is perfectly positioned opposite Parliament in Syntagma Square, featuring neoclassical interiors and opulence throughout, including the elegant rooms. A former royal residence, it boasts picturesque views looking out to the National Gardens and Acropolis, and has entertained numerous VIPs, including Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra, since opening in 1936.

Overview

This high-refined hotel was built in 1837 and was once a royal residence as the home of the Greek prime minister. It’s renowned for its understated luxuries and exceptional service that’s drawn everyone from Marilyn Monroe to Madonna. Each room is furnished individually, with unique handcrafted furniture including beautiful marble baths with deep soaking tubs and Olivia toiletries, and all are soundproofed. All are spacious and include a small balcony that overlooks the Parliament building, Syntagma Square and the Parthenon. A few rooms have a view of the upmarket Voukourestiou pedestrian walkway, while the Penthouse suite enjoys the most impressive view of the Acropolis along with its own infinity pool. An outstanding breakfast buffet is served every morning on the rooftop terrace that sits on the seventh floor, with a la carte options ensuring something for everyone. The rooftop Tudor Hall restaurant serves Grec-French fare with fabulous views of Athens’ skyline that stretch from the Parthenon to the Panathenaic Stadium.

Location:

In a corner of Syntagma Square overlooking the Parliament.

Athens International Airport is approximately 40 minutes away.

Accomodation details

  • 102 Rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Period furnishings
  • iPod docks
  • Deep soaking tubs
  • Slippers and robs
  • High-end toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Air-conditioning

Dining Facilities

  • Tudor Hall rooftop restaurant
  • Tudor Hall rooftop bar

Facilities

  • Spacious gym
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Laundry facilities
  • Access to the spa, pools, cigar bar and multiple cocktail bars at Grande Bretagne next door