A City-Chic Ballroom Wedding at the Magnolia Hotel Houston

The bride and groom share a kiss outside of their wedding reception venue, the Magnolia Hotel Houston.
Photo: Erika Geier Photography | Venue: Magnolia Hotel Houston | Wedding Gown: Bella Âme Bridal

Samantha and Nathan first felt sparks fly on their university campus, feeling an instant connection at first sight. Baseball brought Nathan to ask his teammates about Samantha, sending him in the right direction. And the rest was history!

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The 2023 Guide to Houston Hotel Wedding Venues

A bride and groom smiling at each other and clinking glasses as they sit in the ballroom of the Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston.
Photo: Joseph West Photography | Venue: The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston 

Looking for a wedding venue that ticks all the boxes? Look no further than a hotel venue. From seamless guest logistics to an all-in-one location for wedding festivities, the benefits of a hotel wedding are endless. Say goodbye to transportation headaches and hello to stress-free nuptials.

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Don’t Miss These Top Downtown Wedding Venues in Houston

The bouquet holding bride and suited groom kiss each other on the Four Seasons Hotel Houston stairs.
Photo: Courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Houston | Venue: Four Seasons Hotel Houston

There’s something so magical about downtown Houston. The city’s impressive skyline, dazzling lights, and vibrant energy make it an ideal setting for the wedding of your dreams! With a robust and diverse culture, there’s something for everyone downtown. From five-star luxury event space to grand ballrooms rich in history, you’re sure to find an appealing backdrop for your special day without having to wander too far from home. Explore these top downtown wedding venues to find the perfect place to say “I do.”

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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!