Something for the bride and groom with memories that last a lifetime at Asheville, North Carolina’s historic Inn

Asheville, N.C. (March 09, 2016) – With authentic southern charm and the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains all around, The Omni Grove Park Inn is rolling out the red carpet in 2016 for brides, grooms and their guests with a host of new wedding programs. The perfect backdrop to bring family and friends together, the historic Inn has been delighting guests with luxurious comforts and amenities for more than a century. The property has a team of wedding experts to assure every detail is handled with precision to create memories that will last a lifetime.

The Omni Grove Park Inn is the region’s most desirable address for a wedding, offering a range of venues to accommodate parties large and intimate. Below are a number of the Inn’s new touch points, which will delight all members of the wedding party:

Brides can soothe nerves, shake off stresses, and share one last lovely moment with friends and family with the Heavenly Escape Spa Package at The Spa at The Omni Grove Park Inn. An ideal escape for brides, bridesmaids, and mothers of the bride before the Big Day, the package includes one Heaven Series Treatment per adult – such as Mountain Honey Wrap, Grove Stone Massage, Sanctuary of the Senses Facial, and many more – as well as lunch at the Spa Café, overnight valet or garage parking, and accommodations. Starting at $839 based on double occupancy.


Everyone knows that all eyes will be on the bride come the Wedding Day. At The Omni Grove Park Inn grooms get the attention they deserve – and the fun they desire. Get energized at the Inn’s 50,000-square foot Sports Complex, with indoor and outdoor tennis courts, a racquetball court, indoor pool, fitness club and more. Take a swing on the Inn’s historic 18-hole, Donald Ross-designed golf course and put a personal spin on a wedding tradition with a playful Groom’s Cake singularly designed to capture the personality of the bride’s man.

Hungry for more? Gather the groomsmen – and maybe even your future father-in-law – and soak up a morning of masculine fun with a Beer Brunch at Edison Craft Ales + Kitchen. The a la carte offering integrates the brewers craft with the artistry of the Inn’s culinary team, serving an exclusive menu paired with distinctive craft brews accented with beer flights and original beer cocktails that are sure to kick the event into high gear. Prices are variable based on course selection.

Shine nearly as bright as the bride with a Gentlemen’s Facial featuring BABOR Men from The Spa at The Omni Grove Park Inn. The revitalizing facial is a go-to treatment for the well-groomed man, combining a relaxing massage to ease away tension with the healing skincare of BABOR’s powerful TAUREC complex comprised of energizing taurihe, calming hops, and regenerating Siberian ginseng for healthy, resilient skin. 80 minutes Starting at $179.

Move over, Champagne towers. The Omni Grove Park Inn is offering new twists to put wedding refreshments right where they ought to be: in the hands of guests. Take inspiration from Asheville – Beer City USA – and liven up the reception with a Beer Wall, offering guests the opportunity to pour their own local craft brews from four different taps. The bride’s gown won’t be the only fashion statement guests will be talking about, with eye-catching servers wearing fun, festive Champagne dresses specially crafted to double as portable bars for bubbly. Finish the evening with a feeling of grandeur with a mobile Whiskey and Cigar Cart, cordials may be added of course, which goes table to table providing personalized service that guests love.

Give guests the energy to celebrate through the night with The Omni Grove Park Inn’s signature late-night snacks and desserts. Embracing the property’s southern culinary roots, brides and grooms can offer chicken and waffles to close the reception, or even introduce a Build-Your-Own Hash Brown Station to ensure party-goers stay energized. The Inn can also please the ultimate sweet tooth with S’mores Stations around outdoor fire pits overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains, or sumptuous Viennese Dessert Tables featuring crowd pleasers like napoleons, mousses, tarts, crème brûlées and more.


From intimate nuptials to grand galas, The Omni Grove Park Inn offers a variety of onsite venues available for the romantic wedding of your dreams. With more than 12,000 square feet between them, the Mountain View Terrace and Skyline Room combine into the perfect indoor/outdoor venue, with floor-to-ceiling windows looking out onto the Blue Ridge Mountains and a massive outdoor fireplace. At 6,500 square feet, the historic Country Club dazzles with dramatic Norman architecture, a scalloped roof, and an expansive patio with beautiful views of the mountain and the rolling greens of the resort golf course. With 4,300 square feet of space, the open-air Vanderbilt Terrace is the perfect spot for a ceremony or reception under the stars and photography framing the breathtaking mountains behind.

Couples looking to plan their destination wedding at The Omni Grove Park Inn can take advantage of a variety of valuable packages, which can be personalized based on particular needs*:

Blue Ridge Celebration – $175 per person
o Four-hour host premium bar
o Four butler-passed hors d’oeuvres
o Two-course plated dinner
o Custom-designed wedding cake
o Champagne toast

Sunset Mountain Fete – $190 per person
o Four-hour host premium bar
o Four butler-passed hors d’oeuvres
o Local culinary display
o Two-course plated dinner with duet entrée
o Custom-designed wedding cake
o Champagne toast

Built for the Ages – $205 per person
o Four-hour host premium bar
o Four butler-passed hors d’oeuvres
o Local culinary display
o Progressive dinner (plated first course with entrée stations)
o Custom-designed wedding cake
o Champagne toast

Located just minutes from downtown Asheville, N.C., The Omni Grove Park Inn has delighted guests with luxurious comforts and indulgent hospitality since 1913. Standard rates start at $249 per night. For more information about The Omni Grove Park Inn or to book a reservation, please contact (800) 438-5800 or visit www.omnihotels.com/hotels/asheville-grove-park.

*Packages require a minimum of 50 or more guests. Upgraded menu items and bar packages are available. Rates do not include 23% service charge or 7% North Carolina sales tax.

About The Omni Grove Park Inn
Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains just minutes from downtown Asheville, N.C., The Omni Grove Park Inn provides a one-of-a-kind escape. The award winning 513-room resort has just undergone a $25 million renovation. Originally opened in 1913, the Inn showcases a wide range of Arts & Crafts furnishings from Stickley and Roycroft throughout guest areas, guestrooms and suites. The world-class Spa is an experience like no other, with 43,000 square feet of subterranean space and a menu of unique treatments incorporating indigenous elements. The resort's historic 18-hole Donald Ross golf course is considered among the top golf experiences in North Carolina, and the Sports Complex includes indoor and outdoor tennis courts. The Omni Grove Park Inn is well suited for meetings and events, with 25 meeting rooms and two ballrooms totaling 55,000 square feet, including the Skyline Room and Mountain View Terrace. To get additional information or book accommodations, visit omnihotels.com or call 1-800-The-Omni.

About Omni Hotels & Resorts
Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 60 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. With over 20 world-class golf courses and award-winning spa retreats, to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options. Known for its distinguished, personalized service, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every customer interaction, with a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program and the company’s “Power of One” associate empowerment program. The brand is frequently recognized by top consumer research organizations and travel publications and was ranked “Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Upper Upscale Hotel Chains” in the J.D. Power 2015 North American Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM. To get additional information or book accommodations, visit omnihotels.com or call 1-800-The-Omni.

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