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South Congress Hotel

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13 reviews
$15k - $24k For 100 Guests
Up to 200 guests

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$15k - $24k For 100 Guests
Up to 200 guests

South Congress Hotel is a boutique hotel located in the heart of Austin鈥檚 iconic South Congress shopping, dining & entertainment district. Locally designed, owned and operated, the hotel features 83 rooms and suites, two restaurants, coffee, juice & bakeshop, pool and lobby bars, and 2,300 sq. ft of dedicated indoor event space surrounded by beautifully landscaped courtyards.

The Event Space features include neutral color tones, floor-to-ceiling windows, an open floor plan, and curated menus by our award-winning culinary team, making it the ideal backdrop for engagement parties, showers, rehearsal dinners, and wedding receptions of up to 150 for a seated meal and 200 for a standing reception.

For an intimate plated meal, we offer the option to buyout one of the Hotel鈥檚 two anchoring restaurants: Caf茅 No S茅, which accommodates up to 50, or Central Standard, which accommodates up to 85.

Sara Ruddle
Social Sales Manager
events@southcongresshotel.com

For more information, visit the South Congress Hotel website, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$2,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$32

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

200

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

1

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Hotel

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs
Furniture
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

March
April
May
June
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
July
August
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    Claire C. Married on 09/10/2022
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    Best venue!

    We had our wedding at South Congress in September '22 for just under 100 guests and it was absolutely perfect. The SCH team was so helpful; we postponed twice due to the pandemic and SCH was understanding and flexible. The location is fun & so easy for out-of-town guests. Food and drinks were delicious. The courtyard is beautiful for ceremony & cocktail hour.
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    Janine Married on 01/07/2022
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    Pop-up Wedding Perfection

    When our daughter had to postpone her big wedding up in the Dallas area due to COVID, they still wanted to get married. Except if they were going to get hitched quick w/ just parents and siblings, they wanted to come back to their hometown of Austin. After looking around at some other venues, we walked into the South Congress Hotel and met Sara. It is hard not to be taken by the aesthetics of the hotel itself but when you meet this event team, we were sold. From start to finish and every question, comment, or request in-between, this is exactly who you need to help you plan a special event. We were short on time to plan and after just fully funding a large wedding, trying to keep the costs down. They did everything they could to work with us, to make the event an incredibly special one. Not just for the bride and groom either but for our families as well, we are still on cloud nine. To say they succeeded would be an understatement. The staff of this hotel was the friendliest and happiest I have ever come across. These are people who love what they do and where they're working. The food, the rooms, every single part of this experience was first-class. So thank you SoCo Hotel for a night we will never forget. A very special thanks to Sara and Candace b/c we literally could not have done this without you. You were a blast to work with and our calm through the storm. We could not be happier.
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    Larisa G. Married on 04/11/2021
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    Incredible Venue and Experience

    Our wedding at South Congress Hotel was a dream come true and none of it would have been possible without the one and only, Sara Ruddle. Sara is an excellent communicator and event planner. Without her help, our wedding would not have been the same. She answered my millions of questions in a timely manner, which led to less stress on my end. Guests raved about the venue and food from Cafe No S茅 (the Hotel鈥檚 restaurant.) The food was incredible and worth the price. Our stay at the hotel afterwards was equally incredible. We look forward to returning for anniversaries.

    South Congress Hotel's reply:

    Larisa!

    It was an unbelievable pleasure to work with you and Jack on planning your wedding day! I had so much fun working with you both, and the results or your design eye were so clear when your entire day was just stunning! Thank you so much for sharing your special day with us, we cannot wait to host you for all your anniversaries
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