The Grande Bretagne hotel in Athens The lobby of the Grande Bretagne hotel in Athens A Junior Suite at the Grande Bretagne hotel in Athens The famous Grande Bretagne Corner The pool at the Grande Bretagne hotel in Athens The Acropolis from the roof garden of the Grande Bretagne hotel in Athens

GRANDE BRETAGNE HOTEL

Upon its opening in 1872, the Grande Bretagne Hotel offered guests the comfort and luxury one expected to find exclusively in the most elegant estates and palaces of the era. Following a painstaking restoration, which took place between November 2001 and March 2003, the Grande Bretagne Hotel once again provides the atmosphere and attentive service found only in the most gracious residences. From many of the rooms and suites, guests can marvel at dramatic views of the Acropolis and the changing of the guards, at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

The Grande Bretagne Hotel offers the best location in Athens, within short walking distance from the business center as well as the fashionable Kolonaki Square with exclusive shopping, entertainment, restaurants and cafes. Also nearby are important museums and the historic and picturesque old quarter of Plaka with tavernas, open air coffee shops, flea market and souvenir shops.

Guest Rooms of the Grande Bretagne Hotel
Luxurious fabrics and restored antiques personalize the 321 rooms and suites, all newly renovated. Distinctly refined residential elegance is reflected in each of the 59 well-appointed suites, while butlers and staff provide unsurpassed service. All rooms and suites offer the finest appointments: beds are a cocoon of pure comfort with multiple pillows and cloud soft duvets, plush bathrobes and slippers the wall-to-wall marble bathrooms are well designed with fog resistant mirrors, quality amenities and lighted magnifying mirrors. All rooms are equipped with cable television, voice mail, high-speed Internet, mini bar and wood-paneled wardrobes with in-room safes. Precious fabrics, fine furnishings, and the latest high tech facilities, carefully combined to preserve a perfect harmony.

Classic Room
The historic features typical of the classic rooms were meticulously restored during the Hotels renovation. The warm yellows and reds in the decor reflect elegance and charm. The average size of these rooms, which offer a choice of king, queen, or twin beds is 27 m2/290 ft2. Rooms with connecting doors and with balconies are available. Guests will enjoy the views of the city or the courtyard from the classic rooms.

Deluxe Room
The special features of the premium deluxe rooms are warm colors, classical furnishings and unique views of the Parliament and Lykabettos Hill. With an average of 33m2/355ft2 these rooms epitomize class and sophisticated style. The accommodation offers a choice of king or twin beds.

Junior Suite
Elegantly furnished in a classical style and accented with antique oil paintings, these rooms vary in size (an average of 44 m2/470 ft2) and layout, typical of the hotel's historic character and unique heritage. The exceptional views of Constitution Square, the Acropolis, or the Lykabettos Hill provide the finishing touches. There is a choice of king or twin beds in this accommodation.

Deluxe Suite
These suites are graciously decorated in classical style, finished in cream tones and earth colors. They have an average size of 50m2/530 ft2, and are comprised of one bedroom and a sitting room. This suite is the ideal place to become your hideaway for a day, a week, a year. Space to live in and to experience the charm of a grand hotel blended with the exquisiteness of a private home.

Grand Suite
Indulge your taste for the finer things in a luxurious suite, distinguished by generous space (an average of 60 m2/ 860 ft2) and classical style, decorated in warm earth colors. The sleeping quarters in this type of suite are secluded from the living and working areas, ensuring privacy during informal meetings or while entertaining. The bathroom offers ultimate luxury with separate bathtub, steam shower, and bathroom TV. Most of these suites offer views of the Acropolis or Constitution Square.

Grand Deluxe Suite
The two-bedroom corner suites offer magnificent views of the Acropolis as well as the Parliament with the changing of the guards, and the National Gardens. With a large corner living-room and luxurious amenities, covering a total of 90 m2/960 ft2 these suites combine the tradition of a noble past with the requirements of contemporary travellers.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

The GB Corner
The most famous "corner" of Athens is back! Elegant with a polished, historic atmosphere and unique gastronomic offerings, the GB Corner transforms lunch and dinner into a special event and a memorable experience.

Grande Bretagne Roof Garden
A roof top restaurant and bar providing an unsurpassed view of the magnificent Acropolis, Constitution Square, the Parliament, National Gardens, the old Olympic Stadium, and an overall breathtaking view of Athens. The eclectic and imaginative menu offers an array choices for dinner, or enjoy the view and cocktails from the bar.

Winter Garden
A tranquil oasis in the center of Athens in the heart of the Grande Bretagne Hotel. The city's most elegant and relaxing refuge for European breakfast, light lunch, high tea and dinner accompanied with live piano music.

The Royal Room
Start your day with our extensive buffet breakfast served in this luxurious room.

Alexander's
The unique 18th century tapestry of Alexander the Great is the focal point of Alexander's Bar. With its warm atmosphere and the walk- in cigar humidor, Alexander's features a unique selection of premium brands, an exquisite selection of cognacs and brandies, and of course, cigars.

Pool Bar
Roof top outdoor pool bar. Enjoy a refreshing drink or light snack in this unique pool side bar, tranquil in the loft, rooftop location, high above the chaotic streets below. (Seasonal )

Atrium
After a high energy workout or a relaxing body treatment in GB Spa, ease back into real life in the beautifully tranquil atrium. Enjoy a variety of freshly prepared juices.

The Cellar
Private dining room. Open on demand, reservation required. Warm wood and brick original artwork, 17th century furniture and 3,000 bottles of wine await you. This wine cellar is especially created for exquisite moments, private tasting and gatherings.

Revitalize your energy in the hotel's fully equipped gym for a perfect beginning to a productive working day. Positioned majestically in Constitution Square, Grande Bretagne Hotel prevails as a timeless masterpiece in craftsmanship and luxury service. Nestled at the heart is the stunning new GB Spa, a new concept in total well-being and the first of its kind in Athens. Cleansing waters, soothing heat, invigorating fitness programs and holistic Spa treatments all combine to create our philosophy of total well-being. Every visit to the GB Spa will be a truly memorable encounter, with its restorative effects lasting long after your departure.

Fine furnishings and crystal chandeliers make every moment a grand occasion in the Grande Bretagne Hotel Ballroom and Banquet Rooms. Elegant surroundings welcome you to experience the rarity of antiques and striking detail at every turn. The hotel's Banquet Rooms are ideal venues for every type of meeting. Designed for flexibility, each is fully equipped for optimum functionality. A state-of-the-art Business Center offers guests every facility along with professional staff to attend to each detail.

The Grande Bretagne Hotel, Athens