Grove Park Inn
Asheville, NC 28804
The Grove Park Inn was completed in 11 months and 27 days and opened on July 1, 1913. The Inn was built in five sections that join end-to-end and step terrace-like along the mountain ridge. The construction was native uncut granite boulders quarried from Sunset Mountain that form the wall surfaces and chimneys of the inn. The hotel's expansive lobby is noted for its enormous granite fireplaces and grand porch with a beautiful view.
The Grove Park Inn has 55,000 square feet which can be used for any kind of event, banquet, convention and meeting space. This includes an 18,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom and an 8,800-square-foot Heritage Ballroom. The inn has 510 guest rooms plus, 42 meeting rooms and suites as well as outdoor terraces, patios and balconies.
When you enter Grove Park Inn you will be entering the Great Hall, which measures 120 feet across and features 24-foot ceilings and two 14-foot stone fireplaces plus the resort’s grand lobby. The elevators for transporting guest to their rooms is hidden in the chimneys of the fireplaces.
In 2001 The Grove Park Inn built a modern 40,000-square-foot modern subterranean spa for $44 million. The Grove Park Inn Spa is one of the best spas to be found. Soak in the mineral pools with soothing underwater music and therapeutic waterfall pools. Relax in the sauna or savor mountain views from the spectacular outdoor whirlpool.