Hotel Ella




Located near the heart of downtown Austin, Texas, Hotel Ella is a stylish boutique hotel housed in the historic Goodall Wooten House, one of Austin's original landmark estates. Constructed in 1900, the Greek revival-style mansion was renovated in 2013, and now offers a picture-perfect backdrop for weddings, corporate events, meetings, and more.

With 47 guest rooms, a cabana-lined pool, and a wrap-around veranda overlooking our front lawn, Hotel Ella features beautifully designed outdoor and indoor spaces—including a recently renovated ballroom—that will add timelessness and simple elegance to any event. In true Texan style, guests will be treated to a superior level of personalized service and exceptional dining during their stay. Sit back and relax while Hotel Ella's highly trained, professional staff attends to every detail and transforms your vision into a unforgettable event.

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Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Hotel/Resort, Mansion, 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 $8,514 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 coordinator
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