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Hotel Grande Bretagne

Accessible Hotel Rooms near the Athens Acropolis – The Hotel Grande Bretagne is located on Syntagma Square and has 4 accessible hotel rooms near the Athens Acropolis. These rooms have roll-in showers and grab bars next to the toilet.

The Greek Parliament building overlooks the Syntagma Square square and the Hotel Grande Bretagne. Several restaurants are on the square and the nearby pedestrain-only Ermou street has numerous shops. This is one of the nicest hotels in all of Athens.

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Rooms

How many rooms does the hotel have? 320

Accessible room type #1 – How many disabled rooms have roll-in showers? 4

Accessible room type #2 – How many disabled rooms have a bathtub with grab bars? 4

Is the bathroom door at least 75 cm wide?  If not, how wide? More than 75cm wide

Roll-in shower has bench/chair attached to wall, portable plastic chair/stool, or neither?Neither

Grab bars are located on right, left, or both sides of toilet? Right

Enough space under sink for wheelchair user’s knees to fit? Yes

Levers or button to operate sink (can be operating by someone without the ability to grip)? Yes

Lever to open main door and bathroom door? Yes

What is the floor surface in the rooms? (e.g. wood, marble, linoleum, carpet, etc…) Carpet

Can a wheelchair be positioned on the left, right, or both sides of the bed? (perspective of left/right is facing the bed from the foot of the bed)? Both sides of bed

Do the accessible rooms have one or two beds? 1 King Size bed, or two Single beds

Do any of the accessible rooms have connecting rooms? Yes

Interior

Are there guest rooms on the ground floor? No

Is there an elevator to rooms on other floors? Yes

Elevator door is at least 75 cm (30 inches) wide? If less, how wide? More than 75 cm

Is the breakfast room / restaurant on the ground floor or can it be reached by elevator?Rooftop – Elevator

What is the floor surface in the halls? (e.g. wood, marble, linoleum, carpet, etc…) Carpet, marble 

Main Entrance

Main entrance is flat, ramped, or has unavoidable steps? Ramped + steps

How many steps? (0, 1, 2-5, 6-15, or 15+?) 6-15

If there are steps, is there a handrail on the left side, right side, or both sides of the steps/ramp? One side handrail

If there are steps, is there a wheelchair lift or elevator at main entrance to get into the building? No

Step free entrance requires notification of staff? (for example, installation of portable ramp or activation of wheelchair lift) No

Door opens manually inward or outward, is revolving, is automated by button, or is motion activated? Revolving + motion activated

Alternative Entrance

Most accessible entrance is main entrance or alternative entrance? Main entrance

Where is alternative entrance located? “Panepistimiou” street (East side of the building)

Alternative entrance is flat, ramped, or has unavoidable steps? Alternative is flat.

Step free entrance requires notification of staff? (for example, opening of side door or activation of wheelchair lift) Yes

Door opens manually inward or outward, is revolving, is automated by button, or is motion activated? Manually outward

Parking and Public Transportation

Closest disabled parking is located where (e.g. on street north of building, parking garage east of building, etc…)

On street XENOFONDOS 9, south of the building.
(working hours: Daily : 07.30 – 02.00
Friday : 07.30 – 02.00
Saturday : 07.30 – 03.00
Sunday : 09.00 – 03.00
9Euro 1st hour + 1Euro/hour – 30 Euro whole day

*The doorman of the hotel is always at the disposal for the car parking.

Closest disabled parking is how many meters from entrance? (less than 20 m, 20 to 50 m, 50 to 100 m, 100 to 200 m, or greater than 200 m) approximately 200m

Route between disabled parking and entrance has unavoidable steps/curbs, cobblestones, and/or slope/ramp?  Or is it flat and smooth? The garage is flat and for the hotel entrance we have a ramp.

Name of nearby metro/subway stations – “Syntagma” metro station

Bus lines that pass nearby X95 (from/to airport)

Is there a taxi stand nearby? How far away? Outside the hotel entrance

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