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What We Love

  • Having the run of a splendid country house, complete with wood-paneled Atonement-style library
  • The historic atmosphere, from old family portraits in the hall to memorabilia from golfing greats
  • Classic guestrooms that get the country house feel just right, with antiques, chintz and toile tastefully mixed together
  • Rooms overlooking the 18th hole of the Muirfield golf course and the Firth of Forth beyond
  • The beautiful exterior, with Lutyens-designed curved stone front

What To Know

  • Although it’s just 45 minutes from Edinburgh, Greywalls is very much in the country; you’ll need a car to get around
  • It’s not a party place – best suited to sophisticated travelers who fancy rounds of golf, romantic strolls around the garden and a whiskey by the fire
  • The property is near several of the world’s greatest fairways, making it the ideal base for a golfing break
  • Greywalls has many lovely period details that will delight traditionalists more than modern design buffs
  • Meals at the hotel can be expensive, and it’s a 15-minute drive to other restaurants

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Restaurant
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Overview

The Review

With a stay at Greywalls Hotel and Chez Roux in Gullane (East Lothian), you’ll be minutes from Muirfield Golf Course and close to Gullane Beach. This 5-star hotel is within close proximity of Gullane Golf Course and Luffness New Golf Course.

Make yourself at home in one of the 23 individually decorated guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include complimentary newspapers and a turndown service, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Enjoy recreation amenities such as an outdoor tennis court or take in the view from a garden. Additional amenities at this Edwardian hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and a fireplace in the lobby.

Grab a bite to eat at the hotel’s restaurant, where you can enjoy drinks at a bar, take in a garden view, and even dine alfresco (weather permitting). You can also stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. This hotel has 3 meeting rooms available for events. Free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Greywalls Hotel and Chez Roux
Muirfield
Gullane, EH31 2EG United Kingdom

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 582 Reviews
Superb Food in a Glorious Setting
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I had two nights here, enjoying Valentine's Day in this glorious setting. The Hotel was designed by Lutyens as a family home, with later Lorimer work: it is a heritage building, enhanced by beautiful gardens. We stayed in a large cottage, which was the Footmen's Mess. The Footmen had had a convenient outside privy, but I am glad to say that we were ensuite. Pre-dinner drinks were in the Library or Bar; dinner was served in grand style in the Dining Room. The food was five star, as it is created by Albert Roux. This is the place for a magnificent and very special break.

Perfect!
Reviewed 3 days ago

Only spent one night at this fabulous hotel but could not fault it. The hotel itself is lovely and the food was amazing but it was the staff who really made it special. Nothing was too much trouble and their attention to detail was a rare find these days. Hope to go back very soon.

Charming and elegant
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at Greywalls for two nights on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis to celebrate Valentine's. From start to finish we were not disappointed.
On arrival the manager set the tone with his cheerful and professional approach. Taking our luggage he handed over to Danielle who was extremely welcoming and polite and after checking us in, showed us to our room, which was absolutely wonderful with views over the garden, generously sized, with a fantastic bathroom, featuring a double sink, large standalone bathtub and a walk-in shower with built in steam function. After unpacking we took a walk around the garden and building before relaxing in the library in front of a lovely open fire where we sampled some local Gin. Feeling totally relaxed by this hotel's atmosphere and attentive, but not overbearing staff, we retired to our room and got ready for our evening meal, served in the charming dining room which overlooks next doors Muirfield Golf Course. During our two night stay we ate very well both at dinner and breakfast and were served by first class staff (Danielle, Amandsine, Lou and Amanda) who could not be more helpful. Greywalls is situated only a short drive from Gullane Beach where we walked aplenty to take in the sea air and also from where we launched our trip to Tantallon Castle which is just along the coast near to North Berwick and worth a visit. The room turndown service each night, including the delivery of homemade short-bread, was a lovely touch and on each occasion, beautiful scented toiletries were restocked. On checking out we were provided with a comprehensive receipt, itemising our purchases by the hotel's manager who, despite being busy checking in and out other guest, epitomised the professionalism and hospitality we had received throughout our stay. We loved our trip to and stay at Greywalls and would not hesitate recommending this place as a romantic getaway for couples looking to endulge in a short break in a charming and elegant small hotel, packed with character and benefitting from an excellent restaurant and superb staff.

Extraordinary customer service
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner took me to afternoon tea at greywalls for my birthday. We were welcomed by the wonderful Surajit who took us to the garden room where we had champagne and services. As we went to pay Surajit offered us a mini tour of the beautiful dining rooms, it was obvious he was passionate about his job and the company he worked for. At the end I mentioned it was my birthday and he was dissapointed I hadn't told him beforehand, he recommended we take a look at the grounds (especially the bees and chickens), but to be sure we passed back through reception to say goodbye once we were done. When we did pass back through after visiting the amazing gardens, Surajit was waiting for me with a cake and it even had a candle on it! It honestly was such a heartwarming moment and made my birthday so special. He is a credit to greywalls and his customer service is exceptional. He is extremely professional but also personal and caring. we will definitely be back. Thank you.

Afternoon tea.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a visit for afternoon tea to redeem a gift voucher. Parking easy but we visited at a 'slack' time. Greeting very nice and polite. Surroundings very clean and comfortable, with the option of easy chairs with coffee table or 'proper' table, we chose the latter. Table cloth spotlessly white, view over the gardens quite nice but we visited in winter so it was not at its best. Cakes etc. Very nice indeed with plenty to go at, more than we could eat. Service excellent. Best afternoon tea so far.