Conde Nast Traveller 2008 Gold List
Well located in Constitution Square and close to the Parliament, the Grand Bretagne Hotel has great views of the nearby Acropolis and Parthenon. The Ancient Agora, Lycabettus Hill and the original Olympic Stadium are all within easy walking distance from this centrally located luxury hotel in Athens.
Famous for its rooftop views of the Acropolis and Parthenon from Alexander’s Bar, the Grand Bretagne Hotel is one of the finest luxury hotels in Athens. Well located in Constitution Square it makes an excellent base for exploring the ancient sights of Athens.
The 321 rooms and suites are sumptuously decorated and extravagantly furnished in this luxury hotel. Marble lines the bathroom walls, restored antiques furnish each room with individual good taste and comfortable sofas complete the furnishings along with original artworks. Flat screen TV and internet access are the only concessions to the 21st century. Guests are spoiled in the suites with fresh fruit and flowers daily, gourmet chocolates, well-stocked refreshment centers and a personal butler service. This is definitely a luxury hotel where service is par excellence.
It is hard to escape the fact that you are staying in Athens. Views from the rooms look out on some of the city’s most timeless landmarks. The interior décor all pays homage to the Greek culture and history with intricate moldings and classic style décor. The public lounge areas are beautifully decorated and ornately furnished with classic antiques and there are golden fixtures at every turn from the long console tables to the elegant marble-topped side tables.
Enjoy time in the Grand Bretagne Spa which offers such treatments as an Ouzo Oil Massage followed by healthy dining options in the Atrium. The 18th century tapestry of Alexander the Great presides over the rooftop setting of Alexander’s Bar, whilst GB corner offers French-Mediterranean cuisine in a casually sophisticated brasserie. Snacks and light lunches are served at the Pool Bar and in the delightful Winter Garden where guests are surrounded by palm trees and serenaded with live piano music. In the cellar of this fine luxury hotel there is a enviable selection of over 3000 bottles of wine to compliment the dining excellence on offer in the restaurants. The Grand Bretagne is a wonderful luxury hotel providing an unforgettable stay in this ancient city.
Syntagma - 2, 3
Castelo - 37
Business: Business centre,Meeting rooms,Non-smoking rooms.
In-room amenities: Air-conditioning,Internet access,Room service,Safe,Turn-down service,Wifi.