A city hotel that combines history, culture and breathtaking views; Hotel Grande Bretagne is a five-star haven in Athens' mythical center. Surrounded by the Acropolis and Syntagma Square, the hotel is the perfect base for exploring this ancient city.
Showcasing exquisite cuisine in a myriad of magical settings
Fantastic views across Athens' most famous landmarks, including the Acropolis
Designs celebrating Greek culture
The GB Spa is the perfect retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Hotel Grande Bretagne has 320 rooms and suites, all designed with elegant antiques and beautiful old fashioned furniture, many of which have been restored at Christies. A large collection of original artwork adorns the walls and the view from the hotel's rooftop offers a panoramic vista of Athens' historical landmarks, including the iconic Acropolis. All of this beauty and grandeur is accompanied by state-of-the-art facilities and a fantastic GB Spa, which offers signature treatments and massages to help you relax in style.
Other facilities at Hotel Grande Bretagne include an outdoor rooftop swimming pool, which features a pool bar for you to sip cocktails at whilst taking in the breathtaking views of Lycabettus Hill. An indoor swimming pool is available in the GB Spa, as is a gym with personal trainer for those looking to keep active during their vacation.
The Hotel Grande Bretagne is also a fantastic option for those who have a passion for gastronomy. With a wide selection of restaurants 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.
When to visit
A fantastic base to explore the historical city and sites.
Located in the very heart of Athens, Hotel Grande Bretagne is close to Syntagma Square and the Acropolis.
A different taste of Athens
Join your private guide in a truly tempting tour of Athens, visiting local food shops, traditional bakeries and lively markets to taste a variety of Greek delicacies. From olive oil and honey to souvlaki, this is a real treat for the senses.
Athens neighborhoods tour
Discover the unique and contrasting neighborhoods of Athens as you enjoy a walking tour of the city with your private guide. From the Ottoman past to the contemporary architecture, you'll see how this fascinating city has changed over the years.
Day trip to Delphi
Visit the incredible archaeological ruins at Delphi, the UNESCO World Heritage Site and sanctuary chosen by Zeus as the center of the ancient world, and the location of the most important oracles of the classical period.
Explore Ancient & modern Athens
Journey from Ancient to modern-day Athens on a full-day walking tour of this fascinating city. You'll visit ancient archaeological sites, discover picturesque neighborhoods and enjoy some of Athens' most delicious street food as you explore.
Greek mythology at the Acropolis
Discover the world of ancient Greek mythology during a visit to the Acropolis with a private guide. A fantastic experience for families where children can learn about Greek history through exciting stories and fascinating legends.
Hiking Mount Olympus
Led by a member of Greece’s first Everest Expedition team, climb the spectacular Mount Olympus, home of the Greek Gods. Admire the spectacular views as you make the ascent in this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Live like an Olympian
Step back in time and become an Olympic athlete as you learn about the history of the Ancient Olympics, try your hand at some of the classic events and race around Athens' historic Panathenaic Stadium.
Tour of the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum
Explore one of the world's most recognised and celebrated monuments, the Acropolis, with your private guide. Discover the history behind this fascinating complex and the legends of Greek mythology that accompany its temples.
Visit Mycenae, Epidaurus and Nafplio
Discover some of the most important centers of Greek history with your private guide. Learn about the Ancient Greek history spanning thousands of years at Mycenae and Epidaurus and discover the important role Nafplio has played in more recent years.