Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

1 Vasileos Georgiou A' str., Syntagma Square, Athens 105 64 Greece
+30 21 0333 0000

Area & Activities

Eternal Elegance in the Heart of Europe's Historic Capital

Europe’s oldest capital and our expert Concierge are delighted to introduce you to the most memorable experience in the luminous city of Athens and its modern and historic treasure troves.

With breathtaking views of the fabled Acropolis, regal Syntagma Square and the Parliament, lush Lycabettus Hill or the original Olympic Stadium, the multi-awarded 5-star Hotel Grande Bretagne offers an unrivaled perspective of Athens' mythical history.

Situated right in the heart of the city since 1874, the landmark hotel is within walking distance of exclusive shopping areas, museums, and the business district.

Begin your day with a walk under the Acropolis hill, through unique places such as the New Acropolis Museum, The Ancient Agora, Plaka, and Thission. Keeping these memorable feelings, visit the Monastiraki Flea Market and exceed even your best expectations by taking in the indigenous and authentic flavours of the city of Athens.

One minute you’re walking through The Acropolis, the next you’re right next to the sea-side or shopping in the city’s finest boutiques. And this is exactly where the renowned Voukourestiou Street comes to take the leading role. The day in Athens comes easily to an end as the evening sky fades under the city lights.

Wine Library

Hotel Activity Highlights

Pool Your Cinema

Thursday – Sunday, 9.30 PM

The GB Pool opens its doors and invites you to a distinct summer cinema experience in the heart of the captivating center of Athens.

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Bar 8

Monday – Sunday, 6 PM – 1.30 AM

The open-air bar overlooks the lush Lycabettus Hill and Athens from above while the relaxed atmosphere turns it into the ultimate place-to-be.

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Bar Bites

Monday – Sunday, 8 PM – 12 AM

A live food station operates at Bar 8, where the Chef prepares a splendid Bar Bites selection in front of your eyes.

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Family and children's activities

1.4 km

Great Escape

Phone: +30 21 3035 4432

Great Escape is the biggest real life escape room game in Athens. Located at the heart of the city, Great Escape Rooms expand ones imagination while exercising perceptual skills, and promotes collaboration processes.

1.7 km

Hellenic Children's Museum

Phone: +30 21 0331 2995

A museum full of games and interactive exhibitions designed to encourage children explore, experiment and create.

6.1 km


Interactive planetarium with enormous spherical surface for digital 3-D space films & IMAX movies.


Local Area & Activity Highlights


From the high-end shops of Voukourestiou Street, to the colorful shops of The Monastiraki Flea Market, you're sure to find the perfect souvenir to take home.

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Tranquility and Outdoors

If you're looking for a good picnic spot, we recommend taking a stroll through the National Gardens located behind the Parliament building, or taking in scenic views of Athens from the top of  Lycabettus Hill.

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Family Activities in Athens

Explore our museum and activity recommendations for children and families in Athens.  For more information, please ask our Concierge.

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This enchanting neighborhood embraces archaeological sites nestled next to small ouzerias and tavernas, colorful flower stands, and artisan shops for an authentic flavor of local Athens. The Sunday flea market at Monastiraki Square is well worth a visit.


This quarter comes alive when the sun sets—perfect for night owls in search of superb live performances of every kind of music imaginable.

Local attractions

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

364, Syngrou Avenue,Kallithea

6.3 km from hotel

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Dionyssiou Areopagitou

1.7 km from hotel

The Athens Concert Hall - Megaron Mousikis

Vas.Sophias & Kokkali

2 km from hotel

Temple of Olympian Zeus

0.9 km from hotel

Swimming nearby

19 km

Vouliagmeni Beach

Local sightseeing

Hop On - Hop Off Bus

Athens - Piraeus - Beaches

City Sightseeing

Phone: +30 21 0922 0604

Cultural Walks


Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens

Phone: +30 21 0333 0000

More activities

Boating (20 km) Jet-skiing (20 km) Sailing (20 km) Scuba diving (20 km) Snorkelling (20 km) Snow skiing (199 km) Snow skiing (205 km) Tennis (1 km) Water-skiing (20 km) Surfing (20 km)
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