Hotel Ella




Laced with sophisticated elegance, Hotel Ella is the picture perfect setting for your big day. Sequestered in lovely downtown Austin, the 19th-century home is the epitome of modern luxury. You and your wedding guests will enjoy the historic character of Hotel Ella with a backdrop of soaring hand carved stone columns and wide wrap-around verandas. Guests will enjoy sitting in the plush chairs on the covered veranda, as they mingle with a cocktail in hand. When entering the ballroom, you and your guests are greeted with vaulted ceilings and soft candlelight, while sparkling crystal chandeliers twinkle above. The night begins with scrumptious food and delicious drinks fit for royalty. You’ll feel like a princess as your new spouse leads you to the dance floor with your loved ones looking on. The floor-to-ceiling windows offer an unforgettable view of the city at night. Glasses will clink and congratulations will rise from the crowd as you begin your new life as a married couple.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Event Center, Ballrooms, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 300 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible start time. Events must end by midnight, in the event of a full property buyout the end time can be flexible.

Rental Fees

There is a rental fee for the reception which depends on the space/spaces used as well as a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows for 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up. A nonrefundable security deposit of half of the wedding cost is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Hotel Ella is estimated at between $8,513 and $21,782 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Parking can be arranged

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight
No rice, birdseed, confetti, or inorganic material