Hotel Grande Bretagne, A Luxury Collection Hotel

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17 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

Hotel Grande Bretagne is not only a solid choice of accommodations for your stay in Athens: it has a killer rooftop breakfast spread with an even more killer view of the Acropolis Full review →

I choose the good full fat stuff and loaded it with pistachios and thyme honey.

Andrew Harper 92.0

Renowned and completely restored Old World hotel ideally located on Constitution (Syntagma) Square, adjacent to the Parliament and a 20-minute walk from the foot of the Acropolis. Full review →



While some might argue for the Parthenon, more modern types agree that the most enduring luxury address in Athens is this 321-room hotel on Syntagma Square.


Condé Nast Traveler 94.4

This 1874 stone building with marble and wood is "in the heart of things" on Constitution Square. Rooms, though "a bit small," set the tone with restored antiques and "very elegant marble baths." Full review →


DK Eyewitness

Originally built in 1842 for King Otto, the Grande Bretagne has always been Athens’ most exclusive hotel.


Fodor's Tick Choice

The landmark Grande Bretagne remains the most exclusive hotel in Athens... you may very well think it is the very best. Full review →


Frommer's 34

From Winston Churchill to Sting, the guests who stay here expect the highest level of attention... You are unlikely to be disappointed. Full review →

Ask for a room with a balcony overlooking Syntagma Square, the Parliament building, and the Acropolis.

Insight Guides

Perhaps the most famous hotel in Athens, oozing history and class, the Grande Bretagne on Sýndagma Square dates from 1846. Full review →



Luxurious home base in the heart of Athens with a rooftop pool and restaurant with a view of the Acropolis. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

If you are wealthy or aspire to the best, the place to stay in Athens is – and always has been – the Hotel Grande Bretagne, right on the square in Syntagma. Full review →


Michelin Guide

Impressive 19C city centre hotel, affording fantastic views of the surrounding area. Grand interior displays elegant handmade furnishings.


National Geographic

This former palace has hosted every visiting VIP from Winston Churchill to Joan Collins. Surplus of marble is not for minimalists. Full review →


Oyster 4.0

The 320-room Hotel Grand Bretagne, A Luxury Collection Hotel is a luxury property centrally located right across the street from the Parliament and within walking distance of many top sights. Full review →


Rough Guide

If someone else is paying, try to get them to put you up at the Grande Bretagne, the grandest of all Athens’ hotels, with the finest location in town.


Star Service Tick 5

Located next to the Syntagma metro station and the E95 Airport Express Bus stop, this is the grande dame of Athenian hotels, a refined yet modern hotel, with a rich history of entertaining dignitaries Full review →


The Telegraph 9.0

It's close to Syntagma Square and the Greek Parliament. Expensive, but memorable. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

The central location is perfect—opposite the Parliament Building and overlooking Syntagma Square. Full review →

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Hotel Grande Bretagne, A Luxury Collection Hotel

5 Star Hotel grondebretagne.gr

Vas. Georgiou A' 1, Constitution Square, Athens 10563, Greece

Contact 21 0333 0000
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Laundy Room
  • Restaurant
  • Public Wifi
  • Pool

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