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King George, A Luxury Collection Hotel

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Planed to stay one night on the way home. Wound up staying three nights due to an air traffic controller strike. Hotel and spa, while expensive, are fantastic and the staff and concierges were very helpful. Rooftop bar/restaurant has an amazing view of the Acropolis.

3Thank James M
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

A very splendid old style hotel with great charm. Rooms look recently refurbished and had a good and comfortable bed. The only downside being a small, strangely shaped shower area in what was otherwise a decent bathroom. Not good if you are big or have movement difficulty. Staff helpful and very willing. Good options for eating out nearby. Facilities are...

4Thank MikeRadley
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Nothing "big box hotel" at the King George! One gets a feeling of nostalgia at this hotel - the stately marble lobby, understated, mellow decoration, a peaceful feel, attentive staff. The rooms are comfortable, though a bit dated and starting to show wear. The hallways definitely are showing wear. In all fairness, there is an active refurbishment program underway to...

1Thank C E
Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My husband and I stayed in this hotel for a few days right after Christmas. We paid the extra money for a view of the Acropolis (which wasn't great) and a deluxe room. We were highly disappointed at the noise level from the restaurant located on the rooftop. It was extremely loud in the morning with the breakfast buffet going...

2Thank Janna W
King-George-Athens, Manager at King George, A Luxury Collection Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate receiving your feedback following your stay at the King George Hotel. We honestly apologize for the inconvenience you experienced due to the noise level and especially during the festive season. We have informed our Director of Restaurants relatively to take action and avoid similar situations. We truly hope we will have the chance to welcome you...

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This was another hotel a while ago but the bretagne bought it and share some facilities with it. It's in the perfect location and adjacent to The bretagne. Centrally located with a chic style compared to any other Hotel in Athens. The we were there when Obama visited after the first day the demonstrations stopped. This hotel was right on...

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I decided that I would leave Chicago on Christmas Day and went to Athens and had an incredible experience. Beautiful room with lovely courtyard view. The team at the hotel was outstanding, gracious and I will look forward to returning next year on Christmas Day. They set me up with Betty those most magnificent docent!!! Tudor Hall restaurant was fantastic...

1Thank Armentia G
New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic luxury hotel centrally located at syntagma square - easy to get all over Athens from here! The rooms are well appointed, with a feel of luxury, and the sister property next door The Grand Bretagne is even more opulent - which you will visit if you wish to use the spa and gym facilities - again top notch. Service...

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Odessa, Ukraine
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights while exploring Athens. The hotel is 'old world', lots of charm and perfect location to explore the city, direct subway access. Due to my Platinum-status we received an upgrade to a suite, free breakfast and internet. The room was of good size with antique furniture. Also the welcome amenity (some liquor and chocolates) was nice....

2Thank HONkiev
King-George-Athens, Manager at King George, A Luxury Collection Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at the King George Hotel and for this wonderful review. We are delighted you had such a nice experience at our hotel as well as taking advance of its excellent location to explore the wonders of Athens. We look forward to welcome you back on your next trip to Athens.

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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

From check in to check out this hotel excelled. The hotel is the quieter sister to the busy Grande Bretagne next door and is better for that. Our classic room was large enough,the beds very good and well appointed. The most memorable aspect was the staff ,who,almost literally could not do enough for us....well done! Breakfast was good but a...

1Thank kattyukres
King-George-Athens, Manager at King George, A Luxury Collection Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments after your recent stay at the King George Hotel. We make a point of offering exceptional service and memorable experiences to our guests and when we succeed it feels wonderful. We look forward to welcome you back when you are next in Athens.

Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stayed here for the weekend, in a lovely big Deluxe Bedroom with a view of the mighty Acropolis from the balcony. The room was very comfortable (apart from the water pressure in the shower whicj was very weak...) and the hotel staff was very friendly and helpful throughout our stay. But the best thing about this hotel is the...

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King-George-Athens, Manager at King George, A Luxury Collection Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your positive feedback following your stay at the King George Hotel. We look forward to welcome you back on your next visit to Athens.

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Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament building on its upper side and surrounded by other large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents, bookshops and fashion shops, especially on Ermou Street. Just south of Syntagma Square, you can take a breather in the lush National Gardens, which extend into the grounds of the Zappeio palace and beyond to the ancient Temple of Olympian Zeus.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE RESIDENCE OF DISCRETE LUXURY IN ATHENS Dating back to 1930 and located in the centre of Athens, the 5-star King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel represents the absolute essence of a fascinating boutique hotel. Perfectly situated for captivating experiences, a truly inspiring and gracious venue, King George is located within walking distance from the wonders of Athens. The Acropolis, Agora, Plaka and Thission are nearby, so too are upmarket boutiques, world-renowned museums, and the city's vibrant business district. With 102 rooms and suites, a Penthouse Suite with private outdoor pool overlooking the fabled Acropolis, Tudor Hall Restaurant and incomparable views of the city's landmarks, King George finds its best expression in the outstanding personalized service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about King George, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Address: 3 Vassileos Georgiou A | Syntagma Square, Athens 105 64, Greece
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens > Syntagma
Price Range: $323 - $596 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — King George, A Luxury Collection Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
King George Palace Hotel Athens
King George Hotel Athens
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Athens
#4 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#4 Business Hotel in Athens
#7 Family Hotel in Athens
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“Ask for a room with a square/monument view as some rooms look out onto an internal courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles mickfarrell, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The higher you go, the better the views!”
 of 5 bubbles oscw1, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the back rather than on the Square are less expensive but also less noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles alanbill16, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you can, get a room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles F4332TGjeffreym, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think the rooms toward the back will be quieter, they face a courtyard rather than the main thoroughfare”
 of 5 bubbles Maya8595, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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