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2 Nights At The Iconic 5 Star Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens
Highest Bid:£690.00 GBP By d***n
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Experience eternal elegance with a two-night stay for two guests in a Deluxe Room at the five-star Hotel Grande Bretagne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, set right in the heart of beautiful Athens, one of the oldest cities in the world. Stay includes daily breakfast. Stay is valued at approximately €1,400 EUR / £1,170 GBP / $1,550 USD*. Please note the winner will be required to separately pay for all additional purchases, including further meals, drinks, spa treatments, excursions, gratuities, etc.
Auction stay dates: to be booked in advance and stay taken before 31 December 2022, subject to availability.
With breathtaking views of the fabled Acropolis, regal Syntagma Square, and the Parliament, lush Lycabettus Hill, or the original Olympic Stadium, the five-star Hotel Grande Bretagne offers an unrivaled perspective of Athens’ mythical history. Situated right in the heart of the city since 1874, this multi-awarded landmark hotel is within easy walking distance of exclusive shopping areas, museums, and the business district.
The hotel now features 320 immaculate rooms and suites that marry charming old-world elegance with state-of-the-art facilities. Each elegantly appointed guestroom and suite offers refined living with sumptuous fabrics, original artworks, museum-quality antiques, and classic architectural features. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer an abundance of natural light and captivating views across Acropolis Hill and Syntagma Square. All rooms and suites come with an opulent ensuite bathroom as well as a well-stocked refreshment center, restorative bottles of water and nightly turndown, flat-screen TV’s, and access to highspeed wifi.
Given its rich history, it is no wonder that the list of royalty, heads of state, international business tycoons, and celebrities that have stayed at the Hotel Grande Bretagne is endless. To name but a few, leading ladies Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, and Brigitte Bardot all enjoyed regal treatment in the Royal Suite. Hollywood icons Greta Garbo, Sean Connery, and Francis Ford Coppola have visited repeatedly, while music stars Sting, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Jay-Z, and Jose Carreras have resided at the hotel whilst on tour.
In the heart of the historic Hotel Grande Bretagne, the multi-awarded GB Spa welcomes guests with a fresh innovative approach to total well-being. Guests can take a dip in the indoor pool, spend a moment in the thermal Suite, unwind in the relaxation of GB Spa Atrium, or experience a rejuvenating treatment in one of the couples and singles treatment rooms. The hotel also features a Fitness Studio, an outdoor pool, and a gift shop, the GB Corner Gifts & Flavors, filled with authentic gifts and indigenous delicacies by the French Pastry Chef Arnaud Larher.
In terms of dining, the hotel offers all you could want and more in its seven drinking and dining destinations, not forgetting the incredible Wine Library, a distinct “library”, showcasing all the 3,000 wine labels of the legendary hotel. The GB Roof Garden Restaurant is ideal for a romantic rooftop Mediterranean meal. The Winter Garden is renowned for its delectable afternoon high teas, while The Atrium, the Bar 8, and the GB Pool Bar & Grill offer incredible alfresco dining under the Athenian sunshine or stars.
The winner and their guest will be staying in a Deluxe Guestroom with captivating views of Mount Lycabettus. Expertly dressed with hand-picked furniture, exquisite fabrics, and a graceful color scheme, each guestroom is appointed with a king-size The Luxury Collection Bed dressed in fine Frette linen and topped with an ample supply of plump pillows and feather-soft duvet. Pure cotton bathrobes, plush slippers, and custom products from Molton Brown inspire enhanced pampering.
Terms and Conditions
Luxury Travel Diary terms and conditions apply. *This auction item is valued at approximately €1,400 EUR by Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens, 1 Vasileos Georgiou A’ str., Syntagma Square, Athens, Greece – please note this valuation is the list price provided to Luxury Travel Diary by the Auction Prize Provider and should be used as a guide only as cheaper discounted rates may be available. No cash alternative is available. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotion, or discount. This auction item excludes flights and transport – you will need to arrange and pay for your own flights/transportation to and from your home to Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens, 1 Vasileos Georgiou A’ str., Syntagma Square, Athens, Greece to coincide with your booking. Your stay is subject to availability, must be booked in advance, and stay taken before 31 December 2022. Please note any associated taxes/resort fees/entrance fees etc. and all additional purchases will be collected from the winner by the relevant property at the time of booking your stay or on departure and will not be deducted from the amount bid for the item. Winners must pay for their auction item in full via PayPal within 48 hours of the auction’s end. The full Terms of our auctions can be found here. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Luxury Travel Diary will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of the winners’ use or enjoyment of the prize; and the winner acknowledges that Luxury Travel Diary accepts no responsibility whether directly or indirectly for any claims whatsoever arising in respect of the prizes provided by third-party providers or sponsors.