Grande Bretagne, Athens, Greece
Situated in the historic center of the city, this posh hotel, built in 1874, is 1.6 km from both the Acropolis and the Parthenon, and 1.9 km from the Temple of Olympian Zeus. Featuring courtyard views, the plush, sophisticated rooms and suites also offer marble bathrooms, minibars, and flat-screen TVs, plus free Wi-Fi. Suites add antique furnishings, separate living areas, and DVD players, plus 24-hour butler service. Room service is available. Amenities include 3 restaurants, including a rooftop restaurant/bar, 4 bars, and a sophisticated cigar lounge. There’s also a fitness studio, indoor and outdoor pools, and a refined spa.