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Hotel Grand Bretagne

Last updated: 24 December, 2023

Every visiting VIP since 1874 has stayed at this neoclassical landmark opposite the Parliament. The opulent period interiors remain undiminished – from the Beaux-Arts lobby to the moodily-lit cigar bar everything oozes opulence.

Gracious staff glide through the gleaming interiors, tending to the whims of diplomats, celebrities, and CEOs. The small rooftop pool and bar are the height of discreet chic in the heat of summer, while the basement spa, with its marble-lined pool and hamam, is a treat in winter.

Without a doubt, this is the classiest address in the capital, and bang in the heart of town.

Surrounding area

The GB occupies a corner of central Syntagma Square, a bustling hub of activity opposite the Parliament (where you can watch the changing of the guard) and the National Gardens.

Lined with cafes, banks and office blocks, Syntagma Square constantly throngs with locals and tourists alike. The Metro is literally on the doorstep and it’s a short walk to the boutiques of Kolonaki, the souvenir shops of Plaka, and the Acropolis.


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General amenities

Key facilities

Airport transfers: Not available
Beach: None
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Kids club
: Nearby *
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room amenities

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Hot tub (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed