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Austin Wedding
Venue

Wedding Venue in Austin, TX

Celebrate your wedding at the historic Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel, located on Congress Avenue in the heart of Austin. Our experienced staff will help create the wedding of your dreams, from start to finish. We offer beautiful venues for your ceremony, reception, and all the special moments in between.

Envision Your Austin Wedding

Venue

Venue

Capital Ballroom

Total Event Space: 3,600 sq. ft.

Wedding Guest Max: 300

Ideal For

Ideal For

Engagement party

Rehearsal dinner

Wedding ceremony

Wedding party

Pick Your Venue

Capital Ballroom

Enjoy a warm Texas welcome in our Capital Ballroom, which features a neutral color palette to allow you to bring your dream wedding vision to life. Crystal chandeliers and a unique star-lit background make your wedding sparkle. The Ballroom is perfect for rehearsal dinners, brunches, and farewell parties.

Pick Your Venue
Pick Your Venue
Pick Your Venue

The Terrace

Boasting front-row views of the Austin skyline and the Texas State Capitol, the Terrace is perfect for an unforgettable dinner or ceremony under the stars. With French doors that lead directly to the Capital Ballroom, it can serve as an extension of the indoor space or as an intimate venue of its own.

Need Help Picking Your Ideal Austin Wedding Venue?

Contact us for recommendations at sfasales@sonesta.com.

Frequently Asked Questions

Plan Your Austin Wedding

Have questions about our offerings, venues, and services? Find all the answers for your special day here.

Between the grand Capital Ballroom and smaller venues, we offer 6,000 sq. ft. of event space.

Our signature venue is the 3,600-sq.ft. Capital Ballroom with its French doors that open to The Terrace, offering stunning views of the Texas Capitol. 

Yes, we offer a variety of wedding décor options, including a selection of linens, charger plates, and other special accessories, complimentary center pieces for dinner tables, and complimentary specialty lighting. 

Custom wedding menus are available for Reception Style, Plated/Buffet Dinner, Brunch, Rehearsal Dinner, and Hospitality. Explore our wedding menus here. 

Yes, our preferred vendor, Encore Audio Visual, can provide you with all audio/visual services. If you have a specific vision for your wedding day entertainment, we can also connect you with local DJ/Music professionals. 

Yes, we are ready to offer a preferred overnight room rate set in an exclusive room block for wedding guests (minimum of 10 peak rooms). 

Complete Your Austin Wedding Experience

Custom Catering Menu

Custom Catering Menu

Explore our culinary offerings and request a custom catering menu for your ceremony.

Hotel Décor

Hotel Décor

Our lavish Capital Ballroom features floor-to-ceiling French Doors opening onto a beautiful balcony above Congress Avenue with State Capitol views. We also offer complimentary centerpieces for dinner and complimentary specialty lighting.

Offers

Offers

With Sonesta Travel Pass, you have even more to look forward to beyond your wedding day: complimentary nights at your choice of Sonesta Hotels and Resorts.

Our Guests’ Austin Wedding Stories 

“Our wedding experience was truly fantastic! We appreciated the thoughtfulness of the event. The hotel rooms were incredible, and our guests enjoyed staying in the same location as the party!”  

— Chelsea, Bride 

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*Photo credits: The Mill Photography Studio, Emilie Anne Photography