LUXURY HOTELS IN ATHENS: Grand BretagneLocation
Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens stands across from Constitution Square, Parliament, and the National Gardens and is approximately 25 kms from Athens Airport. Within walking distance of exclusive shopping areas, museums and the business district, the Grande Bretagne enjoys the best location in Athens. Also within easy walking distance are the Acropolis, Ancient Agora, Monastiraki Flea Market, Lycabettus Hill, the Parthenon, and the Royal Palace. Guests are a mix of business people, tourists, politicians, and international celebrities. The hotel has been recognized by significant international travel magazines such as:
Condé Nast Traveler, Gold List 2009
Spa Finder Magazine, Readers' 1st Choice SPA in Greece 2009
Travel + Leisure, T+L 500 Best Hotels 2009
Newly restored with meticulous attention to detail, the 321 rooms and suites marry charming old-world elegance with state-of-the-art facilities. Each guest room also incorporates the latest modern enhancements such as flat screen plasma televisions and high speed internet access. All rooms have voicemail, minibars, safes, cable TV, deluxe bath amenities, bathrobes, and slippers The 59 suites enjoy additional benefits including daily fresh fruit and flowers, gourmet chocolates, and personalised Butler Service. All of our beautifully appointed accommodations capture the essence of gracious hospitality with nightly turndown service, shoe shine service, well-stocked refreshment centres, indulgent bathroom toiletries, pure cotton bathrobes, plush slippers and refreshing bottles of water. The hotel also offers valet laundry service, 24-hour room service, 24-hour concierge and babysitting.
Facilities and Services
Guests can indulge themselves with the excellent Spa facilities as well as experience the modern Fitness Studio which features an extensive range of Life Fitness® cardio and resistance equipment. As for the dining options available in this opulent hotel, GB Corner serves Mediterranean food in an elegant environment, GB Roof Garden is ideal for a romantic rooftop lunch / dinner while the Winter Garden is renowned for its afternoon high tea and live entertainment during dinner time, open until 2am each day. Guests can also enjoy wine tasting in The Cellar, which is home to more than 3,000 bottles of the finest quality wines. Located on the 7th floor, the tranquil rooftop Pool Bar offers lunch or light and healthy snack options accompanied by refreshing cocktails and the magnificent views of Lycabettus Hill and illuminated Athens. Finally, Alexander’s Bar with its clubby atmosphere makes guests want to linger over a classic cocktail, brandy, or exquisite cognac.Conference Facilities
Following its re-opening in 2003, the Hotel Grande Bretagne has restored its status as the ultimate choice for refined business meetings and lavish social affairs. Featuring over 1,100 square meters of refined function space, the hotel offers the Grand Ballroom, Golden Room, Royal Room, Athenian Hall and its smaller meeting rooms: Boardroom, Churchill’s, Chairman’s, Diplomat’s, and the Executive Room.