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A four-seasons, all-purpose resort, The Greenbrier is the place to pursue your passions. Those who savor gentle pursuits can indulge in spa services, afternoon tea, and visit the on-site shops and art colony.
Play tennis or swim in any season; there are indoor and outdoor facilities. Golf and fly-fishing also draw fans. Want heart-pounding thrills? Go kayaking, mountain biking, and try your (well-protected) hand at falconry.
The Greenbrier features an elegant formal dining room, steakhouse, and casual cafe -- and its own in-house chocolatier.
The Greenbrier's latest addition is the Tavern Casino, where gamblers can play blackjack, roulette, and three-card poker games as well as slots. But it's no gamble you'll have the time of your life here.
The Greenbrier, set amidst 6,500 acres, has a strong resemblance to the White House in Washington, DC.
Many United States presidents, members of Congress, and other VIPs have visited The Greenbrier. In fact, during the Eisenhower era, under the specter of nuclear war, tunnels were dug and a bunker built. It was big enough to accommodate the President and every member of Congress and stocked to provide for them for a lengthy stay underground. Tours of the bunker now are open to hotel guests and the general public.Continue to 2 of 18 below.
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From the entrance it's a few steps down to the lobby.
The colorful floral rug and black-and-white checkerboard floor and striped archway beyond hint at The Greenbrier's unique decor.Continue to 3 of 18 below.
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Seating Area by Dorothy Draper
One of many seating areas in The Greenbrier, this intimate space pleases the eye with its symmetrical layout and color palette.
Here's a name to remember when thinking about The Greenbrier: Dorothy Draper. A true original, Dorothy Draper was an interior designer with a passion for color, flowers, and grand but not stuffy design. Her legacy remains alive throughout The Greenbrier, perhaps the pinnacle of her life's work.Continue to 4 of 18 below.
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The hallway in the Main Building of The Greenbrier contains room after room, and each of the sitting rooms and lobbies has a unique design.
Part of the delight of being a guest at The Greenbrier is wandering through the high-ceilinged rooms of the Main Building and discovering nooks and corners that delight the eye and invite a stay.Continue to 5 of 18 below.
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Ladies Room at The Greenbrier
Even the public restrooms at The Greenbrier, of which there are many, are decorated with a flourish.Continue to 6 of 18 below.
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Indoor Swimming Pool
The Greenbrier has both an indoor swimming pool and a large outdoor swimming area that is open during the warm months.Continue to 7 of 18 below.
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Spa Relaxation Room
Even the relaxation room outside the Greenbrier Spa has benefitted from the Dorothy Draper design touch.
For more than 230 years, guests have been drawn to The Greenbrier's sulfur springs. The natural benefits of the minerals in the water are the heart of The Greenbrier Spa experience.
In pristine treatment rooms, Greenbrier Spa technicians perform facials, massages, manicures, and pedicures.Continue to 8 of 18 below.
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Greenbrier Retail Shops
Given that the Greenbrier is in a fairly remote location, the hotel is well stocked with both luxuries and necessities.
The two shops at The Greenbrier that seduce the senses most are Gillespie’s Flowers shop and The Candy Maker chocolatier.
The following shops are located on the lower level of the Main Building:
- The Greenbrier Shoppe - signature merchandise, sportswear, gifts, books, newspapers, magazines, tobacco products, and more.
- Schwabe-May at The Greenbrier - women's wear
- Checks - traditional men’s clothing and accessories, with much Burberry in stock
- Greenbrier Gourmet Shoppe - delights cooks and gourmet
- The Jeweler
- Art Colony Gallery
- Salon Vivace - hair styling
- Kate's Mountain Outfitters - Orvis and other outdoor apparel
- Spa Shoppe
- Yarid's - shoes
- My Sister's Circus - kids' toys and clothing
- Wicket's - women's wear
- Polo Ralph Lauren
- Carleton Varney Gift Gallery - decorative items
- Greenbrier Home
- Greenbrier Photography Studio
- Perfect Image - makeup and perfume
Shops elsewhere on the property (complimentary transportation is available from the Main Entrance):
- Golf Pro Shop at the Golf Club
- Tennis Shop at the Tennis Club
- Christmas Shop at the Depot
The Art Colony
If you enjoy collecting unique, one-of-a-kind works of art, visit the Art Colony, a short walk from the Main Building. Different shops display hand-painted furniture, Americana, leather bags, mixed media, dollhouses, brass-and-stone items, pottery, and wearable art.Continue to 9 of 18 below.
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Spring Row Guest House Bedroom
The Greenbrier offers guests a variety of accommodations. Located on a hill, one-bedroom Spring Row Guest House suites are great for couples.
You can walk to the Main Building from Spring Row Guest Houses or call the front desk to send transportation.Continue to 10 of 18 below.
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Spring Row Guest House Bathtub
It's always a pleasure to stay in a resort where the bathtub is big enough for two, as is this oval one.Continue to 11 of 18 below.
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After dinner, return to your room and you may find a heart made of flower petals on your bed.
The Greenbrier offers a Anniversary/Honeymoon Package that includes fresh flowers, Greenbrier chocolates, champagne, a gift and, if available, upgraded accommodations.Continue to 12 of 18 below.
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Fireplace in Spring Row Guest House
It gets cold in the mountains at night, and although the accommodations are heated, Spring Row Guest Houses also have a working fireplace.Continue to 13 of 18 below.
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Even a traditional room benefits from the Dorothy Draper design touch.Continue to 14 of 18 below.
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Part of the pleasure of staying at The Greenbrier is exploring the vast property. Much of it is beautifully landscaped; even more has been left wild.Continue to 15 of 18 below.
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Horseback Riding at The Greenbrier
Prefer to take the reins yourselves? The Greenbrier's Equestrian Center can set you up with an English saddle, helmet, and trusty steed.Continue to 16 of 18 below.
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Creek at The Greenbrier
In every direction at The Greenbrier, visitors find serene landscapes.Continue to 17 of 18 below.
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Tennis Courts at The Greenbrier
The Greenbrier features five Har-Tru outdoor courts, five Deco-Turf indoor courts, and pro shop. Private lessons and clinics are held daily.Continue to 18 of 18 below.
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Springhouse at The Greenbrier
The place where it all began, the Springhouse marks the spot where people have since 1778 come to bathe in the healing waters of White Sulphur Springs.