The Veranda is a historic banquet venue based in Houston, Texas. This modern-style location is perfect for couples who are looking for a hidden gem to host their special day. The renovated hotel has everything you need to ensure your wedding is a success.
Facilities and Capacities
The Veranda can accommodate up to 180 people. Cement tiled floor and a permanent canvas dome ceiling are just two of the features that make this venue unique. Garden-like ivy walls will serve as a picturesque backdrop while you say “I do.” To add a touch of elegance, couples can choose to incorporate a stunning floor-to-ceiling beaded crystal curtain. Brick walls, a hardwood dance floor and sparkling chandeliers complete the space. The venue can be used for both your ceremony and reception.
Located in The Sam Houston Hotel, The Veranda has many services that will add convenience to your wedding planning. The venue offers in-house catering from the hotel’s Pearl Restaurant. Couples will have complete control over customizing a menu that will fit their tastes and preferences. From cocktail hour to hors d'oeuvres and buffets to a plated dinner, their culinary team will work with you to prepare what you’re envisioning. The venue has all-inclusive wedding packages available that feature a menu tasting, a ceremony rehearsal hour, a complimentary suite for the newly wed couple and discounted room rates for friends and family. With their pet friendly policy, you can not only have your furry friends in attendance for your big day but are also permitted to have them stay the night in the hotel.
You and your guests can stay the night in The Sam Houston Hotel. Guests can take advantage of the business center, fitness room, family packages, room service and laundry service. There are three room styles available, including Guest Rooms, Suites and Accessible Rooms. Each room includes complimentary Wi-Fi, a coffee maker and a comfortable, at-home atmosphere.
50 Reviews for The Sam Houston Hotel
Recommended by 93% of couples
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Donna · Married on 10/26/2019
Great, professional, beautiful venue
I love love love the vibe at The Sam Houston Hotel. You can feel the history of the building even though it's completely remodeled. Michelle Scrimger was amazing to work with. She answered all of my questions and I asked ALOT of questions! Lol She was amazing in helping us figure out the layout and just so patient. We got complimented on how great the food was at our wedding and how beautiful and classy of a place The Sam was. From the very start to the day after the wedding, the group at The Sam were just absolutely amazing. The chef himself greeted us at our tasting. We also had lunch there the day of the wedding (before the reception) and the head chef brought out our food and greeted us. The venue itself was gorgeous. At the Veranda, you get an 'outdoorsy-rooftop' feeling without the mosquitoes or humidity that Houston has. It is completely enclosed. The greenery wall that stretches from one wall to the other was gorgeous. I didn't really need to do much decorating except for our sweetheart table. You will not be disappointed if you have your wedding at THE SAM. We highly recommend! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE AT THE SAM FOR MAKING OUR WEDDING SO MEMORABLE!!!Sent on 10/29/2019
Sara · Married on 08/25/2018
BOOK THIS HOTEL FOR YOUR WEDDING!! Not only is the Veranda absolutely gorgeous, but the staff is amazing to work with. From the moment we visited the venue for an initial look to the morning after our wedding, they treated us like we were the most important people in the world. I felt so comfortable and worry-free during the entire process. They were responsive and worked with all of our requests. I could not have been happier with how everything turned out. Oh and the food!! The chef was wonderful to work with and all of our guests raved about the authentic taco bar we had! I could not recommend this venue more.Sent on 08/29/2018
Brandi · Married on 02/10/2018
Beautiful hotel and service!
We had our room block at The Sam Houston hotel, and couldn't have been happier with the services. That provided us with a beautiful suite, accommodated a luncheon the next day for our guests in the Pearl Restaurant, and made the process of room blocking very easy for us. Definitely recommend!Sent on 11/17/2018
The Sam Houston Hotel's reply:Thank you so much for your kind words Brandi! We hope you and your family and friends continue to celebrate life's future events in with us!
We think we are all ready for a lot of fun to be had in 2021!
2021 Wedding promotion
Book your wedding between November 2020 and March 2021 and spend a minimum of $10,000 in food and beverage services to receive these benefits:
Reduced Ceremony Venue Fee
Complimentary white wedding arch (floral/greenery not included)
15% off wedding package prices
Complimentary Dance Floor
Complimentary suite for two nights (based on availability) for the Wedding Couple
Complimentary bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries for the Wedding Couple
Complimentary breakfast at The Pearl Restaurant for the Wedding Couple
Wedding must take place on or before December 31, 2021.
The SAM Houston Hotel only offers one wedding per day
so that our attention is completely focused on YOU!
Promotion does not apply to weddings booked prior to November 2020.
This venue is such perfection, I couldn't even go into detail enough. Every wedding here is flawless and full of a knowledgeable staff with the Bride & Groom's wishes on their minds. What more could you ask for?!