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Hotel Grande Bretagne

Athens, Greece

A city hotel that combines history, culture and breathtaking views; the Hotel Grande Bretagne is a 5* haven in Greece's mythical center.

At a Glance

  • Showcasing exquisite cuisine in a myriad of magical settings

  • Breathtaking views of the famed Acropolis and Parthenon, regal Constitution Square and the Parliament, lush Lycabettus Hill and the original Olympic Stadium

  • Designs celebrating Greek culture

Culture, Couples, , Family

Insider's View

A fantastic base to explore the historical city and sites.

Kate Newman

Insider's View

The seafood at the Winter Garden restaurant is fantastic and even more enjoyed with the tinkling of the piano player.

Cordelia Nicholls

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Hotel Grande Bretagne or take a look at our itineraries to Mainland Greece


Hotel Grande Bretagne has 320 rooms and suites, all designed with elegant antiques and beautiful old fashioned furniture, many are restored from Christies. A large collection of original artwork adorns the walls and the view from the hotels rooftop offers a panoramic vista of Athens' historical landmarks. All of this beauty and grandeur is accompanied with state of the art facilities and a fantastic Beauty and Health Spa which offers signature treatments and massages to help you relax in style.

Other facilities at Hotel Grande Bretagne include an outdoor roof top swimming pool, which features a pool bar for you to sit and sip cocktails at whilst taking in the breathtaking views of Lycabettus Hill. An indoor swimming pool is available in the Beauty and Health Spa, as is a gym with personal trainer for all those fitness bunnies.

The Hotel Grande Bretagne is also a fantastic option for those who have a passion for gastronomy. With 7 hotels and bars on offer there is something for every discerning palate. From traditional Mediterranean cuisine with views of the Acropolis to high tea with champagne or inspired cocktails, nothing is too much trouble at the Hotel Grande Bregtane.


With 320 rooms and suites, this hotel has something to offer everyone. Every room boasts a palatial size bathroom, with separate bath and shower and Gilchrist & Soames Bathroom Amenities. The rooms have two IDD lines which offer High Speed Internet Access, individual bedside reading lights, cable television and a refreshment center stocked with treats. Butler service is available for all suites, interconnecting doors are available on request, as are balconies to enjoy the fantastic views that Athens has on offer.

Classic Room

Classic Rooms are appointed with the finest furnishings including a choice of king, queen, or twin-size signature Luxury Collection beds topped off with multiple pillows and cloud-soft duvets. Size: 27-35 square meters

Deluxe Room

From our 27-35 square-meter Deluxe Room, the enthralling sights of the very place in which democracy was born unfold in a captivating panorama. From the graceful wood desk by the window, relish an unforgettable experience enjoyed in this picturesque palace.

Junior Suite

Our 44-square-meter Junior Suites with courtyard views surround you with precious antiques, sensual fabrics, and classic turn-of-the-century décor, each junior suite come with flat screen television in your bathroom and our butler staff provide unsurpassed personalized service.

Deluxe Suite

With 50 square meters at their disposal, Deluxe Suites offer every opportunity to live in spacious comfort and style. Lustrous chandeliers, original artwork, antique furnishings with a separate sitting area.

Grand Suite

Averaging 60 square meters in size, the Grand Suite offer ample sleeping quarters that are completely secluded from the living and working area-ensuring total privacy during informal meetings or while entertaining. Each grand suite come with a separate sitting and working area, separate walk-in closet, double vanities and a flat screen television in the bathroom.

Grand Deluxe Suite

Unrivalled views of the Parliament and Syntagma Square serve as the perfect backdrop for entertaining or informal meetings in one of our lavish 90-square-meter Grand Deluxe Suites. Grand deluxe suites have spacious separate sitting and working areas and all call come with two bathrooms both with flat screen plasma televisions.

Executive Grand Suite

Located on the 6th and 7th floor of the hotel, both Executive Grand Suites feature exquisite detailing such as heavy silks and damasks in refined shades of cream and taupe, magnificently trimmed draperies, sparkling chandeliers, and select antique furnishings from Christie's and Sotheby's. All of this regal opulence is distinguished even further by the additional pleasure of private outdoor space.

Presidential Suite

The moment you enter the grand foyer of our 200-square-meter Presidential Suite, the hustle and bustle of daily life fade away in the face of its timeless elegance. Classically-inspired décor is evident everywhere-graceful panel molding on the walls, symmetrical inlay in the polished wood floors, decorative columns flanking the entrance to the dining room, and dramatic oval ceiling panels that offset the crystal chandeliers twinkling in their center.

Royal Suite

Located on the fifth floor of the Hotel Grande Bretagne, our sprawling one-bedroom, two-bathroom Royal Suite encompasses over 400 magnificent square meters, while its many windows frame iconic views of Athens, including Syntagma Square, the Acropolis, the Parliament and Lycabettus Hill.


The Hotel Grande Bretagne wants to cater for all and young globe trotters are no exception.

The various restaurants at the hotel offer a wide selection of meals for the younger palate, as does the hotels Room Service.

Special bathroom toiletries can be found in all the rooms and suites, while for the youngest visitors disposable bottles, high chairs, potty seats and safety-designed bed railings can be provided.

Professional babysitting services are also available upon request through the hotel concierge.


With seven restaurants and bars at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, there is something for every palate. The Roof Garden Restaurant and Bar offers breathtaking views of the famed Acropolis whilst the GB Corner Bar delivers a fantastic choice of delicious authentic Greek cuisine. For those who fancy a bite to eat during the afternoon, high tea with champagne is served in the Winter Garden City Lounge and inspired cocktails are available at the fabled Alexander's Bar.


At the Hotel Grande Bretagne, there is plenty on offer to keep all ages entertained. The Health & Beauty Spa has a range of treatments to pamper and rejuvenate the most discerning of guests. With an opulent variety of signature massages and treatments, a gym, outdoor pool and hotel hair salon, the experienced staff devote themselves to a pampering session like no other.

The majestic city of Athens also has plenty to keep the keen culture vulture satisfied, with an enormous array of historical sites, National Gardens and local markets.


Butler Service, Concierge and In House dining are all available.

Location & Directions

Athens, Greece

When to go

The climate in Greece is warm and sunny for the majority of the year with the risk of the odd shower of rain and some cooler periods over the winter. From April/May onwards the weather settles but it can sometimes be cool in the evenings. By mid/end of May, the weather generally settles in a pattern of long hot sunny days and balmy evenings especially in July and August when it can be very hot. Rain is unlikely but it can happen from time to time. May to October are particularly pleasurable months.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Hotel Grande Bretagne or take a look at our itineraries to Mainland Greece

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