JW Marriott Houston Downtown




Nestled in the historic Samuel F. Carter skyscraper, the JW Marriott Houston Downtown offers a luxurious hotel setting that is ideal for a contemporary wedding day that is still brimming with Southern hospitality. Capable of hosting everything from the most elaborate occasions to more intimate affairs, this lovely hotel can bring your ultimate vision of the perfect wedding day to life. After saying your “I do’s,” mingle with your guests as you sip on finely crafted cocktails in the Monet pre-function room, a sleek space boasting jaw dropping city views and a cosmopolitan loft-like feel. For a grand occasion, the Monet Meeting Room offers an unforgettable backdrop complete with inset ceilings, plush carpeting, and designer lighting. The Picasso Meeting Room is another beautiful alternative, known as the newest banquet space in the city with hardwood floors and a curated art program. Combine some of these lavish spaces with the hotel’s skilled event coordinators, first class waiters, and outstanding catering program and you’ll have an unforgettable wedding setting at the JW Marriott Houston Downtown.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Ballrooms


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 220 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 400 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $1,200 with reception rental or $1,500 for a ceremony only wedding. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $750/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at JW Marriott Houston Downtown is estimated at between $12,037 and $21,178 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee
Chiavari chairs provided for up to 200 guests

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 2:00AM