3 Houston Country Club Wedding Venues We Love

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Venue: The Woodlands Country Club | Photo Courtesy Of ClubCorp
Does the phrase “country club wedding” make you think of gracious service, an intimate ballroom (perhaps with an adjoining terrace), and rolling green fairway as far as the eye can see? Do you love the idea of a classic all-in-one ceremony and reception space, where privacy is paramount, and your guests’ comfort takes priority? Do you crave a reception dinner filled with elevated comfort food favorites and classic American cuisine? If your answer to one…or ALL…of these questions is yes, we’ve got three Houston country club wedding venues you’re going to love.

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Intimate Or Opulent: 11 Houston Wedding Venues

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Venue: The Astorian
One big question, two different vibes, so many Houston wedding venues. Should you go big, grand and glamorous, or keep it small, intimate and delicately detailed?

Within these two umbrella categories, there are, of course, countless personal interpretations. One couple’s big “luxury Houston wedding” may involve towering centerpieces, formal attire and live-band entertainment. For another couple, a grand, opulent wedding may entail aerial bartenders, ice-luge martinis and fireworks. On the flip side, one couple’s “intimate wedding” may be a small rustic affair, while another’s may feature a string quartet and garden ceremony, followed by private dining in a fine Houston restaurant. As you decide what kind of wedding atmosphere and experience will best fit your special day (and accommodate your wedding guest count and wedding budget), we invite you to check out these 11 Houston wedding venues and their unique offerings.

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New Houston Venue: The AC Hotel Downtown

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A new Houston venue brings a European modernist aesthetic to bustling, cosmopolitan Downtown, and we are here for it! Marriott’s AC Hotel Houston Downtown is a fantastic addition to the city’s hotel scene, and an excellent choice for couples seeking history and refined sophistication in equal measure for their wedding celebration. And the AC Hotel has something no other venue can offer…

The Zoe Theater, on downtown Houston’s Main St., opened in 1914 and soon became one of the Gulf Coast’s major film-going destinations. Today, the theater has been restored to its former glory, and is now the AC Hotel’s Zoe Ballroom, where Houston wedding couples can gather with up to 200 guests for a fabulous wedding reception, engagement party or lavish rehearsal dinner.

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Whatever festivities you opt to host at this new Houston venue, it is also a superb spot for visiting guests to stay.

Located in the heart of downtown Houston, the AC Hotel is surrounded by a huge variety of restaurants, shaded green spaces, and a lively nightlife scene. Inside the hotel, the atmosphere is serene and chic, with its gleaming wood surfaces, minimalist color palette and beautifully curated modernist furnishings and decor.

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Recently engaged? Got a thing for refined European modernism and attention to detail?

Passionate about Texas history? Looking for an intimate, elegant downtown ballroom setting, plus superb cuisine and exceptional Marriott service? Schedule your tour of the new AC Hotel Houston Downtown and discover what is certain to become one of the city’s hottest spots for amazing celebrations!

Magnolia Hotel $750 “Romance Getaway” GIVEAWAY

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The Magnolia Hotel Houston is not just one of our favorite downtown venues for sophisticated, cosmopolitan weddings…it’s also the sponsor of this week’s fabulous $750 “Romance Getaway” GIVEAWAY!

Nestled in the heart of downtown Houston, just across the street from stately Christ Church Cathedral, the Magnolia Hotel blends Houston history with contemporary elegance in a one-of-a-kind setting. Major renovations to the hotel, completed earlier this year, take their design inspiration from the building’s history as a former newspaper/radio conglomerate. A 1926 historic landmark, this Marriott Tribute Portfolio property is the former home of the Houston Post Dispatch newspaper, and, later, the corporate offices of Shell Oil Co. Today, you’ll find a “Texas Parlor” atmosphere at the Magnolia, with an “ink-inspired” palette of dark charcoals and deep indigos contrasted with gleaming wood surfaces and distinctive ironwork. Click here to read the rest of this post »

Venues We Love: The Tremont House…Plus Booking Special!

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Gatsby-era opulence meets Galveston Island history at the one-and-only Tremont House, on storied Ships Mechanic Row.

Book your Galveston wedding at this gorgeous Wyndham Grand Hotel by Dec. 31, 2019, and you’ll not only enjoy the charm of the exposed-brick Sam Houston Room (a favorite for ceremonies) and the splendor of the Tremont House Ballroom, you’ll also score your choice of one of the following upgrades for your Galveston destination wedding, completely free of charge: Click here to read the rest of this post »