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Resort Checklist: The Greenbrier

Updated: Nov 11, 2020

TravelAnne Resort Checklist The Greenbrier, White Sulfur Springs, WV

Welcome to “America’s Hotel.” There is something for everyone whether young or old. Their activity list continues to grow and offer a multitude of options for those that want non-stop action. If not your cup of tea (which happens every afternoon), then indulge in the serenity of the spa!

By: TravelAnne Staff Writers

Editors Note:

The Greenbrier is in a class of its own. We were lucky enough to tour this property during a recent 3-night stay.

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Year built: The current Greenbrier was built in 1910.

(However, the resort, then known by the name

White Sulphur Springs, has been welcoming

guests since 1778.)

Last Renovated: 2020

Number of Rooms: 710 rooms, including suites, guest cottages

and estate homes.

Restaurants & Bars: 11 restaurants, of which 2 include in-room

dining, and 9 bars.

Activities: The Greenbrier has 1 indoor pool and 1

outdoor pool. Besides, the resort offers lots of

indoor and outdoor activities for children,

teens, families, adults, and team buildings.

Guests can do aerial adventures courses, the

alpine climbing tower, biking tours, canopy

tours, a carriage/sleigh ride, croquet,

falconry, fishing, geocaching, shooting,

horseback riding, ice skating, the Jeep or

Polaris driving adventure, the jeep-pulled

trolley tour, kayaking, the mountaineer

experience, paintballing, Segway tours,

shuffleboard, stand up paddleboarding,

outdoor tennis, and whitewater rafting. Indoor

activities include creating stuffed animals,

playing at the arcade, bowling, making

bracelets and jewelry, doing a bunker tour or

escape room, attending various

demonstrations or workshops, playing indoor

pickleball and tennis, enjoying a make-over,


Guests can also take golf courses at 1 of

the 3 resort courses, the private course, or a

9-hole par-3 walking course. In winter, there

is the possibility of virtual indoor golfing.

For those who like gaming, the hotel is home

to The Greenbrier Casino Club.

Spa: Award winning 40,000 square foot spa with

42 treatment rooms as well as a separate


Fitness Center: Housed in the indoor tennis facility with over

20 different pieces of equipment as well as a

wide variety of fitness classes staffed by

certified physical trainers.

3rd Party Ratings: AAA 5 Diamonds

Forbes 5 Stars

Date of re-opening: May 22, 2020

Sundries Shop: Yes

Shopping: Wide array of 36 shops on property ranging

from gifts, Art Colony Shops, leather goods,

young adults’, women’s and men’s clothing,

jewelry, flowers, Ralph Lauren, make-up and

skincare, toys, to name a few.

Pet Friendly?: The Greenbrier welcomes guests with pets

(cats and dogs).

Arrival Experience: A visual “WOW” entrance! You were treated

as though you were family!

Cleanliness: Housekeeping is constantly sanitizing public

areas, increased attention to high-touch

areas in rooms, limits on the numbers of

guests in particular areas and screening and

protective gear for all team members are in


Soft Goods: Soft goods in rooms and carpets in public

areas replaced in 2020

Room Lighting: Good lighting with multiple lamps throughout

the room

Technology in Room: They could use more charging stations.

Bathroom: Dual sinks. Separate shower and bathtub

(Note smaller rooms have only one sink and

combination shower tub

Closet-Drawers: Great drawer space and an ample size closet

with safe

Service: 9 out of 10. For a resort this large, there is a

surprisingly family feel.

Mini Bar: Fully stocked

View: Back of the building but in a quiet alcove

which was appreciated!

Sound Proofing: Decent

Activities: 1000% something for everyone!

Spa Rating: 9 out of 10

Exercise Facility: Yes. It's great!

Concierge Rating: 8 on a scale of 1-10

Editors Note: This is a wonderful place for celebrations and making memories! If you are ready to try it out, Click Here to connect with your favorite Travel Advisor!