King George Hotel

A Luxury Collection Hotel

Client Profiles

Luxe Leisure and Business, Pre/Post Cruising, Families, History, Culinary & Wine

Peak Season

When The Weather Is Great And The Rates Are Lower: May, June, September

Athens, Greece

Situated right in the heart of Athens, Greece

About the Resort

Located in the heart of Athens, King George represents the absolute essence of a fascinating boutique hotel. With 102 rooms & suites, a Penthouse Suite with private outdoor pool, Tudor Hall Restaurant and incomparable views of the city’s landmarks, King George finds its best expression in the outstanding personalized service.

Complimentary Amenities

Clients are surprised and delighted when you greet them at their destination through a personalized amenity presented with a hand written note. Amenities at King George Hotel include the following:

(1) Greek Red Wine

(2) Greek Pastry Selection

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About the Resort

King George Quick Facts

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Uniquely King George

Refined Luxury in Athens

Being one of Athens’ most prestigious hotels, the King George, a Luxury

Collection Hotel is situated right in the heart of the city. Dating back to

1930, the hotel has hosted not only legendary personalities but also some of

Athens’ most astonishing events. With 102 rooms & suites, a Penthouse Suite with private outdoor pool, Tudor Hall Restaurant and incomparable views of the city’s landmarks, King George finds its best expression in its outstanding personalized service.

Accommodation: With 63 rooms. 39 suites and incomparable views of the luminous city and the

Parthenon, this historic residence encapsulates the unique experience of a Penthouse Suite with private outdoor pool overlooking the famed Acropolis. Journey to the 9th floor with a private elevator and absorb the superb views of the city while relaxing by the tranquil private pool.

Dining: Located on the 7th floor, the Tudor Hall Restaurant features a unique neo-classical décor, unrivaled views of the Acropolis, Modern Greek cuisine as well as signature cocktails.

Top Client Profiles

1)Luxe Leisure and Business 2) Pre/Post Cruises & Touring 3) Families 4) History/Museum Seekers 5) Culinary & Wine

Value Added

Pools and spa access, Fitness center (privileges at the Grande Bretagne) bottled water, twice daily housekeeping with nightly turndown service, slippers, bathrobes, wireless internet access.

Resort Fee

No resort fee

Season Rates/Time To Go

Time To Go:

  • The Best Time To Go (when the weather is great and the rates are low)
    May, June, September
  • The Most Going On (peak season)
    June, July, August
  • The Best Price Period
    February, March, November

Accommodations:

Penthouse Suite

Journey to the 9th floor of this residence and visit the 350 square meters Penthouse Suite. Elegantly appointed with the most eclectic furnishings, the Penthouse Suite creates a selection of feelings from the very first impression. Walking through a long-marbled corridor, the crème colored spacious living room lightens up this exceptional suite while the dining room, seating 10 persons, further enhances the grandeur of an opulent culinary experience. The epicurean journey is additionally facilitated by a private kitchen located right next to the dining area. Out of the three marble bathrooms, the master with its double vanity, not only provides its valued guests with exclusive Molton Brown amenities, but also offers the alluring option of a relaxing bathtub or a soothing rainfall shower. Pass the full-mirrored walk-in closet on the left, followed by the master bedroom, which welcomes you to its peaceful environment and introduces you to the Signature Luxury Collection King size bed. The decorative fireplace, the antique working desk and the small sitting  area complete the romantic atmosphere.

Guestrooms

  • Total number of rooms / suites: 102
  • 46 Classic Rooms, 17 Deluxe Rooms,
  • 8 Junior Suites, 17 Deluxe Suites, 11 Grand Suites,
  • 2 Executive Grand Suites, 1 Penthouse Suite
  • Molton Brown bathroom amenities, plush bathrobes offered in the Suites.

Accessibility

– 40 minute drive from Athens International Airport (ATH).

-20 minute drive from port of Piraeus

Complimentary Personalized Amenity

(1) Greek Red Wine

(2) Greek Pastry Selection

King George Activities

Activities On Resort

Pools (use of GB)

Spa (use of GB)

Fitness Center (use of GB)

Things To Do In The Immediate Area

In addition to such celebrated attractions as the Parthenon, the Temple of Poseidon, the National Archeological Museum and Cape Sounion, to name a few, we recommend the following as special nearby places to explore:

 

The Plaka – This enchanting neighborhood embraces archeological 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.

 

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

 

Temple of Zeus – Just 700 meters south of Syntagma Square, the temple’s foundations date back to the tyrant Pisistratus in 515 BC. Its graceful columns influenced the development of Corinthian style.

 

Ancient Agora – The most famous agora in Greece, Ancient Agora once had private housing, until it was reorganized by Peisistratus in the 6th century BC into the center of Athenian government.

 

Lycabettus Hill – Approximately 300 meters high, this favorite spot among locals and visitors alike boasts superb views and a sense of tranquility amidst the sprawling Athenian landscape. Intrepid travelers may ascend the hill on foot. The funicular is an easier alternative.

Within walking distance of the hotel, the following is a list of museums and sights:

  1. “New” Acropolis Museum (closed on Monday)
  2. Byzantine Museum (closed on Monday)
  3. Cycladic Art Museum (closed on Tuesday)
  4. Benaki Museum (closed on Tuesday)
  5. Jewish Museum (closed on Saturday)
  6. Keramikos Cemetery (closed on Monday)
  7. National Archaeological Museum (open throughout the week)
  8. Parliament Building – Changing of the guards takes place every hour

Recommended Restaurants and places to have a drink:

  1. Spondi – the only 2-star Michelin rated restaurant in Athens, specializing in

French cuisine (taxi recommended)

  1. Mamacas – very good modern Greek tavern in the hip, Gazi area (taxi or metro)
  2. Ta Kioupia – excellent creative Greek Cuisine in Kolonaki (walking distance)
  3. Balthazar – bar-restaurant in Ampelokipi (taxi or metro)
  4. Baraonda – club-restaurant in Ampelokipi (taxi or metro)

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