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Grande Bretagne or Astir Palace?

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Grande Bretagne or Astir Palace?

Will be in Athens for two nights but, only 1 1/2 days. Please advise which is the better choice.

Also, for those that have been, does the Grande Bretagne have an outdoor pool? Is it nice?

thanks in advance! Booking tomorrow!

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1. Re: Grande Bretagne or Astir Palace?

yes grande bretagne has an outdoor pool on the roof ..with amazing views of lycabetous hill and acropolis....well we talking for different type of hotels grande bretagne is a city 5 star hotel and astir is a five star resort 1 hour and a half from the centre....if you want resort type accomondation (beaches,tennis courts,gigantic pools etc) chooce astir...if you want a historic hotel with golden luxury and 5 star facilities in the most central location of athens choose grande bretagne...if i was you i would chooce grande bretagne for one reason...the time you stay in athens is nothing...astir is for staying over 5 days just to have the oportunity to explore this big facility with 3 resort hotels....also you will need time from and to the centre of the city....grande bretagne is in walking distance from all the main attractions and also you can have a spa an out door pool an indoor pool and the best roof garden in the city next to all...

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2. Re: Grande Bretagne or Astir Palace?

Have no doubt about it Grande Bretagne is in a considerably more convenient location than Astir Palace for visiting attractions.