Reservations: Consult our catering experts as early as possible when planning your event. Arrangements regarding date, room, number of guests, menu selections, and special requests should be made well in advance to allow the widest range of choices. Menu selections, room set-up, and special arrangements should be finalized six weeks prior to your event. Guaranteed numbers of guests must be finalized ten days before your event.
Capacity: Maximum capacity of 200 guests in the ballroom.
Cancellations: Cancellations should be made as soon as possible. Deposits are refundable less a 10% handling
fee up to 6 months prior to your reservation date. No deposits will be refunded after that time.
Types of Events: Weddings, Cocktail Parties, Corporate Dinners, Rehearsal Dinners, Showers, Commitment Ceremonies, Retirement Dinners, Anniversaries, Birthday Parties, Christmas Parties, Christenings, Bereavement Luncheons.
Minimum Requirements : Saturday Evenings in the Ballroom (Bonniemeade/Wheelwright) require a $13,000 minimum. John Roberts House and Farmhouse-$700 minimum for day events/$1000 minimum for evening events (prior to tax and service charge)
Deposits & Payments: Day Events: A $15 per guest deposit is required to confirm your reservation. An additional $15 per guest is due 6 months prior to your event. Evening Events: A $20 per guest deposit is required to confirm your reservation. An additional $20 per guest is due 6 months prior to your event.
Full payment of the remaining estimated food cost, taxes and service charges, based on your guaranteed count, is due ten days before your event. All charges will be based on your guaranteed count, and are not subject to reduction or refund. All Pricing is subject to 6% State Tax and a 20% Service Charge. We accept all major credit cards and cash. You may use a personal check for payments made at least 7 days prior to the event. We do not accept Gift Cards as payment for banquet events.
Lodging: Discounts are available for lodging at the Joseph Ambler Inn when booked in conjunction with your event; please contact our hotel front desk for details. The overnight rooms tend to book quickly, so we recommend making those reservations as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
Alcohol Policies: Due to liability issues, The Joseph Ambler Inn does NOT allow guests to provide their own alcohol or wine