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Houston Wedding Venues: Discover Magnolia Hotel

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Magnolia Hotel : Downtown Houston wedding and banquet venue

Exterior view of Magnolia Hotel in Houston with flags flying above the marquee sign

We’ve been visiting venues in Downtown Houston on our SwaLaRue Venue Tour. Some of our favorites include the historic Julia Ideson Library, the landmark Crystal Ballroom, and The Parador, located South of Downtown. Today we’re heading to Magnolia Hotel, located at 1100 Texas Avenue. Its close proximity to Christ Church Cathedral make it an ideal location for a reception following a church wedding, or a venue where you celebrate both your ceremony and reception. Anything is possible at Magnolia Hotel.

Magnolia Houston offers three event spaces — the Magnolia Ballroom, the Magnolia Lounge, and the Sterling Ballroom — all nestled inside the hotel along with smaller meeting rooms and intimate dining room perfect for a rehearsal dinner. With over 300 guestrooms, Magnolia Houston will not only be home to your incredible event, it can also comfortably house all your guest.

Ross Sterling  Dining Room with vintage black and white tile floor

Here are some items to highlight when planning for your event:

On-site catering only x
Ceremony Areax 
Cocktail Spacex 
Reception Spacex 
Rectangular tables for eight set for a wedding and decorated with tall floral centerpieces.

Maximum Occupancy

 Max Occupancy
Magnolia Ballroom180 with dance floor
200 without dance floor
330 theater-style seating
The Magnolia Lounge200
Sterling Ballroom120 with dance floor

Rental Pricing Overview

Pricing varies by event type and season. For pricing inquiries and current offers and deals visit Magnolia Houston’s website or submit a Request for Proposal here.

What I love about this venue:

With multiple ballrooms, I love the versatility of the spaces. Side rooms off the Magnolia Lounge allow for a photo booth or activity space or babysitting so the adults can party while their children are watched on-site. oms offer extra space for fun activities such as photo booths, kid’s room and more. The hotel’s proximity to the airport makes it a great space to host a wedding with out of state guests.

Magnolia Hotel set up for a banquet or meeting with round tables throughout the room

Interested in setting up a tour of Magnolia Hotel? Check out my post on what questions to ask during you venue tour or send me an email.

For more venue information, contact or call (713) 221-0011.

Photos via Marriott. I do not own the rights to these images.

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