Awards & Distinctions

Lampsa Hellenic Hotels SA

The “Grande Bretagne” Hotel, especially after its recent renovation, ranks among the top hotels in its class in Europe – a fact confirmed by the international distinctions that have been recently bestowed on it. Over the last few years, the hotel has received the following awards and distinctions:


  • The “Five Star Diamond Award” for the provision of top quality services in the sector of luxury travel. The award is conferred by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences and is widely acclaimed as one of the most important distinctions of merit for outstanding success and quality in the tourism sector (July 2005).
  • Award for the best hotel in Athens presented by Diavaram (October 2005).
  • Six “Philoxenia Tourism Awards”, conferred on the best Greek destinations and best Greek hotels (November 2006), in the following categories:

- Best luxury hotel – First Prize
Best historical or traditional hotel – First Prize
Favorite city hotel – Golden Five
Best hotel restaurantGolden Five
Best hotel breakfast – Golden Five

In addition, the hotel ranks among the 87 best luxury hotels in the world and the 14 best in Europe in the first edition of the Robb Report Luxury Hotels; has been included in the new edition of the German publication Neues Luxury Hotel – Top of the World; is included in the list of the CNBC European Business Top 20 Business Hotels and in the Gold List 700 issued by Condé Nast Traveler; while it has been characterized as one of the 60 best hotels in the world by Travel & Leisure magazine. Finally, Forbes Traveler has included the “Grande Bretagne” Hotel in its list of the 400 best hotels in the world, actually suggesting it as its only recommendation for Athens.