Covid-19 update 1 February
We are temporarily closed, but we look forward to welcoming you when we are able to re-open.
All our team are anxious to be back at work and we can assure you of a warm welcome once we receive the green light to ‘open’. We shall up=date the website when we have a date to re-open. Please keep looking.
We thank-you all for the tremendous support given over the last year.
Keep well and safe.
Chris and Lyn
Guidelines issued are being followed scrupulously to ensure the health and well-being of both our guests and team members. Please refer to our Covid 19 page for details.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL VOUCHERS WILL NOW BE EXTENDED TO 31 MARCH 2022.
Welcome to Open Arms Hotel
The hotel is directly opposite 13th century Dirleton Castle with an open outlook to the village green.
The Open Arms Hotel – established in 1947 – was started with the premise of friendly service, good food and drink and comfort. Today, over 70 years later, the still privately family owned hotel, adheres to those values.
Our chefs take pride in their dishes and the busy restaurant, where locals and guests can relax and enjoy beautifully prepared good food, is a testament to their skill. Locally grown and made food and drink are served, where possible.
The lounges with their comfortable chairs and sofas and open fires give guests the opportunity to enjoy tea or coffee or a pre or after meal drink. There is a small library from which guests may borrow books and settle in for a quiet read without disturbance.
The 12 bedrooms are all individually decorated, but each offers comfort and warmth with the modern convenience of complimentary wi-fi. Most bedrooms look out to the 13th century castle of Dirleton across the green from the hotel, whilst four rooms look over the tranquility of our garden. Well-behaved dogs are most welcome with a cover of their own and a wee treat to welcome them. They may use all the lounges, but are not allowed in the restaurant. (Except guide dogs).
The Marquee room (up to 50), the Library (20) and the Heather room (10-12) can be booked for a special occasion, family get-together or meeting.
The area around the hotel abounds with golf courses and we are happy to reserve golf for you. The walks along the beaches at Gullane, Yellowcraigs and North Berwick should not be missed. The villages have many interesting shops whilst Edinburgh is a mere 30 minutes by train or car.
We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming and looking after you whether it be for a meal, a short or long stay or an event. Relax, enjoy and leave refreshed to face the ups and downs of everyday life.
Chris and Lyn Hansen