If you’re a luxury seeking traveller flying to Athens on a holiday or business trip, do check out the Hotel Grande Bretagne. This is one of the oldest and the best hotels in the city, customised to offer the utmost comfort and amenities to guests. It features signature restaurants and bars and spa and gym, with personalised childcare facilities.
Classic Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Junior Suites, Deluxe Suites, Grand Suites, Grand Deluxe Suites, Executive Grand Suites, Presidential Suite and Royal Suite are the nine categories of guestrooms in Hotel Grande Bretagne. Furnished with five star facilities and amenities, the accommodations are simply chic and plush. Facilities that are common across the rooms are en suite with signature bath amenities, hairdryer, DVD player, telephone, WiFi internet, TV with satellite connection, air conditioning—24/7 room service is also available.
Food, Drink and Entertainment
Speaking of the lavish food and beverages affair in Hotel Grande Bretagne, it features signature award winning restaurants and bars. The Roof Garden Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in authentic Athens way, while the Roof Garden bar serves its own infused cocktails and mocktails. The Inter Garden Restaurant also serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, but in European style, accompanied by live piano music. The Alexander Bar features classic cocktails, premium cognac and selected brandy and more, while the Cellar Bar presents over 3000 varieties of wine. And finally, the Pool Bar & Grill located on the 7th floor serves refreshing drinks and creative items—opens only between April and October.
Sports, Games and Entertainment
Hotel Grande Bretagne features an outdoor swimming pool on the 7th floor—there are loungers and parasols and a swim-up bar. Do check out the Corner Gifts & Flavors shop that sells indigenous delicacies and Pernigotti and opens from 11am to 8pm, seven days a week. Children are an integral part of the hotel. It offers special children’s menu, high chair, cribs and professional babysitters on request. WiFi internet is available throughout the hotel, but it comes on a small price. Above all, don’t forget to visit the signature spa that offers a wide list of massages and therapies—opens 7 days a week from 11am to 7pm. And finally, if you’re a fitness conscious traveller, there is a swanky gym with an indoor swimming pool.
Located in the middle of Athens, Hotel Grande Bretagne is an award winning five-star hotel. It features 321 luxurious guestrooms all furnished with a la mode amenities. The hotel is surrounded by Acropolis, the Regal Syntagma Square, the Parliament and the famous Lycabettus Hill. There are scores of restaurants and shops, and few museums around the hotel within walking distance. Some place you might want to visit are Ancient Agora (1 km), Parthenon (1 km), Acropolis (1 km), Lycabettus Hill (1 km), Megaro Mousikis (2 km), Ilias Lalaounis Jewellery Museum (3 km), Piraeus Port (11 km), and Vouliagmeni Beach (19 km)—the Athens International Airport is 36 km away from the hotel.
Distance to Beach: 19 km
Time to Beach (driving): 25 minutes
Distance to Shops and Restaurants: 500 metres
Time to Shops and Restaurants (walking): 5 minutes