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The Most Beautiful Meeting Spaces in Austin


Austin continues on its hot streak and shows no signs of slowing down. This capital city in Texas is full of life and is home to a thriving technology industry that keeps growing and growing. Not only does Austin attract businesses from all over the country, this city has a unique way of providing an enterprising ecosystem for all professionals. When it comes to Austin, the music is hot, the people are welcoming, and the food is out of this world.

Sounds like Austin is great place to have your next event — whether it's a team off-site, product launch, or annual meeting. Austin is ready to host your company’s event, and The Vendry has put together a list of gorgeous meeting places to do it. Take a deep dive into some beautiful venues, all within those famous Austin city limits.

10 Incredible Meeting Spaces in Austin

1. The Driskill

Neighborhood: Downtown
Capacity: 750 standing, 350 seated

Everything is bigger in Texas, and The Driskill is no exception. Built in 1886 for a cattle baron, this traditional, historic hotel remains a constant in the heart of downtown Austin. Choose from any of The Driskill’s 19 event spaces. The ballrooms and meeting rooms can host hundreds, but there are two meeting spaces that should grab your attention. The Governor’s Boardroom is a Texas-sized space with a stately design and rich wood and gold touches. This 364-square foot space offers room for 15 in a conference-style setup. The Chisholm Trail Room can fit 50 associates and features original Burled walnut wainscoting from 1886 and a full Texas landscape mural. The only throwback feature at this venue is the décor, as both rooms come complete with state-of-the-art audio/visual supplied by an on-site tech.

2. Austin Proper Hotel

Neighborhood: Downtown
Capacity: 530 standing, 540 seated

Austin Proper Hotel has a strong sense of occasion. A Marriott “Member of Design” hotel, Austin Proper offers up more than 9,500 square feet of unique spaces for corporate meetings or company retreats. One of the more distinct spaces is Morning Glory, a natural light-flooded room that can seat 30 associates. An inspired space for exchanging ideas, this room is tailored with Kelly Wearstler furnishings, state-of-the-art audio/visual, and a kitchenette for refreshments. You’ll get the full Marriott treatment at Austin Proper. An event team member will be at your side before and during your planning, including helping you curate a special menu to match your important meeting’s vibe.

 3. Hotel Saint Cecilia

Neighborhood: South River City
Capacity: 150 standing, 40 seated

Taking its cue from the rock ‘n’ roll revolution of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, Hotel Saint Cecilia would be a meeting venue choice no one in your company would forget. Buck convention together at this hotel and venue that honors the patron saint of music and poetry. The grounds here at Hotel Saint Cecilia are lush and inspiring. Take a look at the Sun Room, a 310-square foot space steps off of the famed South Congress strip. This multipurpose meeting room features built-in burgundy lacquer shelves that house a 65-inch TV and hidden bar. The mid-century modern conference table is a perfect place to hash out ideas, while the room fills with the natural sunlight that’s filtered through the 200 year-old oak trees that dot the property. There’s in-house catering and has a list of approved vendors if you need additional rentals.

An outdoor space with beautifully arranged long wooden tables and chairs around it.

Hotel Saint Cecilia

4. Lone Star Court

Neighborhood: North Burnet
Capacity: 120 standing, 132 seated

Lone Star Court is a retro-inspired hotel in Austin delivering a resort experience with a modern twist. Austin’s most genuine take on a boutique hotel, there’s lots of meeting spaces here, ready to host your corporate off-site. Book the Sisterdale Schoolhouse Boardroom, which has 441 square feet of meeting space, and room for 14 stakeholders in a conference-style set up. There’s audio/visual technology, a fireplace, and even a tongue-in-cheek blackboard. Lone Star Court offers on-site catering as well as an event partner for every step of your planning.

5. South Congress Hotel

Neighborhood: South River City
Capacity: 150 standing, 250 seated

Every meeting space within the South Congress Hotel is primed for productivity. Choose this smart and sophisticated hotel for your next corporate meeting while in Austin and you won’t be disappointed. There’s downtown views amid lush greenery, setting the perfect backdrop for an inspiring meeting of the minds. The Boardroom seats 12, and has audio/visual capabilities and secure Wi-Fi. Your colleagues will enjoy South Congress Hotel’s on-site parking, as well as the thoughtful catering choices from their esteemed culinary team. A meeting at the South Congress Hotel will feel upscale, yet approachable. Marketing platform provider SOCi Inc. chose this venue for their Summit a few years back.

6. Hotel Van Zandt

Neighborhood: Downtown
Capacity: 600 standing, 700 seated

Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt is a large hotel and venue featuring more than 12,000 square feet of meeting and event space spread out over 11 different meeting rooms, perfectly situated in downtown Austin. The planners at Hotel Van Zandt don’t want anything to slow you down – this venue offers unlimited bandwidth with blazing fast Internet speed, as well as top-of-the-line audio/visual equipment. The Republic is an Austin-chic meeting space that is 610 square feet, and can be totally private. With the ability to seat 26 associates, The Republic has a flat screen tv and presentation tech, as well as great views of the downtown. Pick what you want to serve your business cohorts for their meals and snacks, then take the troops down to Geraldine’s for some live music after all your hard work.  

7. Hotel San José

Neighborhood: Bouldin Creek
Capacity: 14 seated

Set in a revamped 1930s motor lodge, Hotel San José is two miles from downtown and light years away from ordinary. Celebrate with this hotel that the days of fluorescent-lit conference rooms and lifeless meetings are long gone. Book their Conference Room, and enjoy 420 square feet of meeting space for 14 associates. The best part is you’ll have your own private patio when it’s time for your business cohorts to get some air and stretch their legs. The experienced team at the Hotel San José will take care of all your presentation and audio/visual needs, and help you customize a catering package your team will love.

8. Hotel Magdalena

Neighborhood: South River City
Capacity: 200 standing, 110 seated

Deep in the heart of South Congress is the Hotel Magdalena, a unique spot for your next Austin corporate meeting. Here you’ll find the Terrace Suite, a group of premier suites that offer a space that’s perfect for your business meeting, complete with configurable furniture. There’s 700 square feet of indoor space, and just about as much outdoor, all with room for 15 seated. Hotel Magdalena offers catering by their restaurant, Summer House on Music Lane, in-house audio/visual, and dedicated event managers, as well as an experienced on-site team.

9. Four Seasons Hotel Austin

Neighborhood: Downtown
Capacity: 1000 standing, 500 seated

Nestled between downtown and Lady Bird Lake, the Four Seasons Hotel Austin needs no introduction. Should you choose to have your event here, you know you’ll have great service, modern amenities, delicious catered fare, and top-of-the-line technology. Choose from Bouldin Creek or Shoal Creek Boardrooms, both with audio/visual and capacity for 14. The Waterloo room fits 55 of your colleagues seated theater-style. And the Violet Crown room can be broken up into two spaces, and has floor-to-ceiling windows that provide glimpses of Austin’s famed purple haze sunsets, for which the room is named.

An elegant indoor space with three beautiful chandeliers and white-cloth tables and chairs around it.

Four Seasons Hotel Austin

10. East Austin Hotel

Neighborhood: East Cesar Chavez
Capacity: 200 standing, 120 seated

The Den at the East Austin Hotel is a perfectly unique meeting space in this beloved neighborhood that’s a mix of culture and great architecture. A venue that can accommodate up to 40 people, The Den is 460 square feet, has a tv and audio/visual capabilities, and a sound system. Catering for your important meeting is simple, thanks to the hotel’s restaurant. The East Austin Hotel is a lively spot located on popular 6th Street, just five blocks from downtown Austin.

Hosting a Business Meeting in Austin

Booking a corporate meeting in Austin is a great choice. From culture to food, from entertainment to music, Austin has got it all. But before landing on a venue, lots of boxes need to be checked to make sure the space suits your needs. Be sure to ask yourself, does your potential Austin venue:

·  Uphold the goals of my corporate event?

·  Fit into my budget?

·  Work during the time of year I want my team to travel to Austin?

·  Accommodate my headcount?

·  Present as an easy-to-find, easy-to-get-to place?

·  Have other activities in the area to interest my guests besides my meeting?

·  Suitable for my meeting’s intended theme?

Find Your Next Austin Meeting Space on The Vendry

Austin is just waiting for you and your team. Let The Vendry help you narrow down your choices by filtering Austin spaces via neighborhood, capacity, and venue type, all within a custom radius. And while you are there, search local Austin vendors, too. Request proposals of venues and vendors directly from your search!

Read More:
The Most Unique Venues in Austin
The Top Large Event Venues in Austin
The Best Austin Rooftop Venues For Your Next Event

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