I have visited the Greenbrier regularly since I was a child (over 40 years). I have many memories of spending Thanksgiving, New Years and periods of the summer staying at the hotel. In more recent years I have visited while staying with relatives that live on the grounds. While staying at a home on the Old White Course I have still been able to experience many aspects of the resort including its restaurants, shops, activities and staff. Unfortunately I have witnessed a slow decline in the quality of the resort over the past few decades.
Last weekend was the first time that I have stayed in the hotel in years and I was pleasantly surprised! The room was exquisite, the hotel was impeccable and I notices a renewed sense of hospitality with the staff. The new restaurants, the new casino, ice rink and other activities all increase the enjoyment of the overall resort experience. I too take my hat off to Jim Justice for doing an incredible job in revitalizing an American tradition!