The Carlyle Club

2050 Ballenger Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Carlyle Club

The Carlyle Club is a ballroom in the greater Washington, D.C. area where couples can host their wedding-day events. This elegantly vintage venue features a concert or club setup with tables and a dance floor and a slightly elevated stage, perfect for a band or DJ. couples can find this venue in Alexandria, Virginia, 15 minutes from The Pentagon in Northern Virginia outside of Washington, D.C.

Facilities and Capacity
As many as 275 guests can join couples on their wedding day at this striking venue. The Carlyle Club features the option for couples to host their ceremony and reception in the same venue. For a ceremony in the main space, couples can set up the stage as their altar with an aisle runner laid carefully between theater-style chairs. For a reception, the room transforms, with tables and chairs set up all around the room. These classy leather chairs match the stage lights, backdrop, grand piano, and other accents throughout the room. The black and white color palette of the room is instantly recognizable as classy and modern. A private room off the main lobby is the perfect location for a smaller ceremony or pre-reception cocktail hour.

Services Offered
The staff at the Carlyle Club offer many services to keep couples and guests having the time of their lives. These services include:

  • All-inclusive packages
  • Bridal suite
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Parking
  • Setup
  • Wireless Internet


Cuisine
Bartenders offer full bar service from a cash or open bar at the couple's wedding reception or cocktail hour. They pour house beer, wine, and liquor with the optional addition of premium liquor. Champagne toasts and signature drinks are also offered as part of this venue's bar services. American cuisine, cooked up by chefs in the club, can be prepared gluten-free, lactose-free, no pork, nut-free, vegan or vegetarian to meet dietary needs. The creations prepared by the chefs can be served in the following catering styles:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Stations


Other Services
In addition to their ceremony and reception, couples can also host their bridal shower and engagement party at this venue. They will find optional event items through this restaurant, including:

  • Audio equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Dance floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables
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101 Reviews for The Carlyle Club

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.6
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    Rogeana · Married on 06/29/2018

    5.0
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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    We had our a 10th Anniversary Vow Renewal at the Carlyle Club. They were awesome! The price, food and service was well worth it. They did everything from catering, decorating, setup and breakdown. They even has some extra stuff for us. We just had to show up. I highly recommend them! Sharon was the best!!!!!

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    Deedria · Married on 06/29/2018

    5.0
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    Beautiful venue & great customer service. My sisters wedding was abdolutely gorgeous thanks to you Sharon.

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The Carlyle Club FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s)
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 275
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 50
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink
  • What event items are available? Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, September, October, November, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March

Professional Network & Endorsements

10 Endorsements

  • Belt it Out Productions
    Belt it Out Productions Wedding DJs

    Love DJing at this incredible venue! Perfect spot for wedding events, great food, dedicated owners, and a caring, attentive staff. Highly, highly recommend this awesome venue!

  • Glamour N'Glitz Events
    Glamour N'Glitz Events Wedding Planners

    The Carlyle Club created the most magical wedding for both my clients. Their venue is spectacular and is great for any themed events. The staff was flawless in serving food. Their food was also very delicious. No complaints from anyone.

  • DJ Andrew Logan
    DJ Andrew Logan Wedding DJs

    Carlyle Club is one of my favorite wedding venues! Great sound and lighting systems built in allow me to focus on coordinating the music and timeline. Great location just outside Old Town Alexandria with The Westin right across the street.

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  • 2050 Ballenger Avenue Alexandria, VA 22314 See on map
    703-594-4332 (Phone number)

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