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Syntagma Square

Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel

A1 Vas Georgiou
Athens, 10564, Greece
TEL: (800) 325-3589
TEL: 30-210-333-0000

Athens’s landmark hotel is a local legend. During WWII, a busboy saved Winston Churchill’s life by disarming a bomb in the basement. Three separate actors who played James Bond have stayed here, as have royalty and various heads of state. It’s the very definition of a grand hotel, with white-gloved valets, soaring ceilings, priceless antiques, crystal chandeliers, cloudlike bedding and marble baths, and a full spa with an indoor pool and steam rooms. But the jewel in the 321-room hotel’s crown may be the uninterrupted views of the Acropolis and the 1896 Olympic Stadium from the rooftop bar and restaurant and of Mount Lycabettus from the rooftop pool. The central location is perfect—opposite the Parliament Building and overlooking Syntagma Square.

Room to Book:

Those that end in odd numbers have exterior views (most other rooms face the interior atrium café); room 606 and the balconies of suites 614 and 714 look onto the Acropolis and the Parliament Building.

Insider Tip:

If breakfast (served at the roof garden restaurant) is not included in your rate, skip the $50 morning buffet and take a quick stroll to the more reasonably priced cafés in the enormous, modernized Art Deco Citylink shopping complex.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Childcare
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Family Friendly
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Hair/Beauty Salon
  • Laundry Service
  • Maid Service
  • Meeting Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Turndown
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms: 262

Number of Suites: 59

Number of Restaurants: 4

Number of Bars: 3

Number of Pools: 2

Year Opened: restored in 2003



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