A legend since 1936, The King
George Palace has been home to kings, princes,
presidents and Athenians alike.
The only hotel in Athens among the 75 Top
Europe Hotels of the Conde Nast Traveler U.S.A. Reader’s Choice Awards,
also honored on the 2005 Hot List
and the 2007 Gold List.
Some people have status and some seek status from
The King George Palace was created for
people who recognize quality and demand excellence in all they do.
A member of the Leading Hotels of the World,
the King George Palace combines the grace and
stature of a historic landmark with ultramodern amenities and personal
service that puts guests’ comfort above all else – right down to a
personal trainer in the state-of-the-art health club, exclusively for
The King George Palace was originally
built as a small urban
palais that served as an annex to the Palace, which then occupied the
building that houses Greece’s Parliament on the square’s eastern flank.
it served briefly as the prime minister’s residence before being
acquired by a Greek businessman who added several floors and converted
it into a hotel.
One of its first guests was King George II,
who made it his haunt.
the Fifties, Sixties, and Seventies, it was also the favourite hotel of
international celebrities, magnates, world leaders, and movie stars
like Aristotle Onassis and Maria Kallas, Grace Kelly and
Rainier of Monaco, Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Frank Sinatra, and
Ideally located on Constitution Square,
this hotel is one of the most famous landmarks in Athens,
in the heart of the business and shopping district.
- Within walking distance from the Acropolis,
the Old City (Plaka) and most of Athens sights and
Located on the ground floor, is the best place for rendezvous,
Here, intimate flirts with daring. Here, a place open
to the city, to stay for hours, to drink, eat or listen to the music of
the DJ’s. Here, a place where the city comes to you.
- Horse lamps designed by Front for Moooi, and black baccarat
chandeliers lighten up the royal blue sofas and the crown artwork by
Dimitris Antonitsis, on the left.
- Enjoy the exquisite Greco-French cuisine on the right side,
sitting on the famous Moooi smoke armchairs in front of Konstantin
- Sip your caramel cappuccino in a golden cup in the library
area with the golden Gun Lamps by Philip Stark, just above Scott
Campbell’s wall tattoo: “I was very good at doing what I was told”.
- Drink Athens’ most exotic cocktails at the Space Bar with
the Mooi Dear Ingo hybrid lamp above.
On the 7th floor, The “Tudor Hall”, Athens most acclaimed
gourmet restaurant, overlooks the Acropolis and boasts a Greco-French
menu by galloping Gallic Gourmet Alain Ducasse formation.
- This is a favourite rendezvous for politicians, diplomats,
corporate executives, and international celebrities.
- Beneath the stunning glass dome, deals are brokered – and
wedding proposals made – over an imaginative menu and a panoramic view
of the city.
Hours of Operation:
- Breakfast from 07.00 to 11.00
- Lunch from 12.30 to 16.30
- Dinner from 19.00 to 00.00
- Breakfast & lunch | smart casual
- Dinner | jackets required