Ambrose West is a family owned and operated venue in West Asheville, North Carolina. This historic and elegant venue offers both indoor and outdoor spaces so you can enjoy your big day rain or shine. Ambrose West is perfect for those seeking a unique setting with scenic views and a funky location!
Facilities and Capacity
Ambrose West offers two beautiful event spaces along with a courtyard and a a beautiful bridal suite located within a cozy lounge area. The spaces within Ambrose West can accommodate up to 175 guests for your wedding day. Haywood Hall is a breathtaking space located on the second floor of the main building. This indoor venue space is complete with hardwood floors, a stage, and beautiful sconce and ceiling lighting. Haywood Hall also boasts a wooden barrel ceiling with exposed beams that make for an elegant, yet rustic space. This indoor venue also has an attached outdoor deck perfect for cocktails. The Beecham Room is one of the most unique spaces within Ambrose West. With its checkerboard wooden ceiling and cement flooring, the Beecham Room is certainly not your everyday wedding venue. The Beecham Room also has a custom lighted bar and gad fireplace, which go perfectly with the wood window coverings. If you are seeking an outdoor setting, The InBetween is a lovely downstairs courtyard which can be accessed from both buildings. The InBetween can be used for a variety of events, including an outdoor ceremony or cocktail reception. The bridal suite is located in The Cellar Lounge along with a catering kitchen. This cozy lounge is located directly downstairs and has a lounge area with classic decor along with couches and chairs for your wedding party to sit and relax. The bridal suite is the perfect space to get your hair and makeup done or to simply sip on a glass of champagne with your wedding party before the big event.
Ambrose West offers many services to help make your big day go as planned. Ambrose West is even complete with an in-house bar that offers speciality beers and signature cocktails for your special day. Ambrose West also offers to following services for your wedding day:
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Connie E. · Married on 11/16/2019
Ambrose West was the perfect venue for our event! Nikki was great to work with. She was responsive, available, and knowledgeable. Her suggestion to hire a day-of coordinator (along with a list of names) was exactly what I needed to make our day stress-free and a beautiful occassion for all to enjoy.Sent on 12/06/2019
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Suzanne S. · Married on 09/21/2019
A warm and cozy venue for an intimate wedding...
Nikki is awesome!! She is such a sweet person, and I really felt like she wanted our wedding to be as magical as we did. She was very professional, extremely flexible, and readily available to help with anything we needed. Ambrose West is such a beautiful space for an intimate wedding. We got married in the courtyard, and had our reception in the Beacham room. We ended up at around 60 guests, and it was the perfect amount, although we definitely had room for a few more. There is a beautiful fireplace in the Beacham room, and the courtyard is decorated with lights and lots of greenery. It is really a unique, warm, and cozy space, and our wedding was everything I wanted and more!Sent on 10/06/2019
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Anneke · Married on 06/08/2019
Perfect Venue for our Wedding!
We could not have been happier with our wonderful wedding at Ambrose West! From our first tour, we completely fell in love with the space, and knew that Nikki and her team would take great care of us. Throughout the process, she was responsive, answered all of our questions, and worked with us to make sure our day was fantastic.
The space was absolutely perfect for our 90 person wedding. Having multiple areas for ceremony and dinner/reception was perfect, and the courtyard space made for a fantastic cocktail hour (even with pouring rain the day of our wedding!). Haywood hall is absolutely beautiful, and is such a stunning space on its own that you don't have to add a lot of decor if you don't want to! Also, having beautiful space for both people to get ready along with our wedding parties was perfect and made it really convenient to be on-site all day.
Everyone on the staff, from the bartenders to the sound tech, was absolutely incredible and worked seamlessly with our coordinator to make sure the day went off without a hitch. Absolutely recommend to anyone planning a wedding or other event in Asheville!Sent on 06/26/2019
Ambrose West's reply:Anneke,