A landmark hotel enjoying an unparalleled location in the heart of Athens since 1874, the multi-award-winning five-star Hotel Grande Bretagne offers views of the ancient Acropolis, Syntagma Square, Lycabettus Hill and the original Olympic Stadium. Within walking distance of chic shopping areas, museums and the business district, it also features 320 rooms and suites, a spa, fine restaurant and a wine cellar housing more than 3000 bottles.
The GB Spa at Hotel Grande Bretagne offers respite from the Athens crowds with an array of services, from ancient holistic rituals to the latest skin care. Devoted to creating a pampering, relaxing environment, spa staff aim to indulge, soothe, and rejuvenate guests with treatments like the signature Honey & Yogurt Wrap, ouzo oil massages and ESPA body facials.
Blending the elegance of the old world with modern amenities, the rooms and suites at Hotel Grande Bretagne are unique in their intricate mouldings and classic décor. Personalised with plush fabrics, stylish artwork and restored antiques, they are also equipped with flat-screen plasma televisions and high-speed internet access. Butler service is available in all suites, as well as separate living and working areas, walk-in wardrobes and panoramas of the courtyard or Athens landmarks.
The modern fitness centre at Hotel Grande Bretagne features cardio and weights equipment for an invigorating workout, while guests can take a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool or in the Roman-baths-style indoor pool. The 24-hour business centre is well-equipped for corporate travellers, and the non-stop concierge service can arrange tours of the city, theatre tickets and car rentals – although many of Athens’ most famous sights are within walking distance of the hotel.
Head to the GB Roof Garden Restaurant & Bar for Champagne and stunning views as the sun sets behind the Acropolis, dining on a mouth-watering Mediterranean menu. Sit back with all-day light meals or Afternoon Tea at the Winter Garden City Lounge, and sip creative cocktails at the legendary Alexander’s Bar. The Cellar at Hotel Grande Bretagne is fantastic for wine-tasting, with its enviable collection of grape varieties, while the rooftop Pool Bar is ideal for snacking from your sun lounger.
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