Helpful information about our wedding services

If you are planning your wedding reception in Austin, Texas let Omni Austin Hotel Downtown ensure everything goes smoothly.

Our experienced associates ensure that your wedding, reception and hotel arrangements are completely seamless. We will work closely with you from beginning to end on each important detail. Our executive chef, culinary staff, banquet and catering staff strive to make your wedding as unique and special as you are.

With a blend of comfort, beauty and modern sophistication, Omni Austin Hotel Downtown creates the perfect atmosphere for a wedding to remember. Within 20,000 square feet of space, our elegant facilities accommodate events up to 300 guests.

Ceremony Amenities 

The Atrium presents a spectacular location for ceremonies with its 20 floors of glass windows, dazzling granite floors, and beautiful potted trees. Imagine your entrance down the Grand Staircase as guests and onlookers admire the beautiful setting. For a $2,500 ceremony fee, we are pleased to offer the following amenities:

  • Use of the Atrium for two hours
  • Chairs, staging, guest book table and gift tables
  • Four white, eight-foot columns and a white backdrop
  • Microphone and speakers for your officiate
  • One hour rehearsal the night before the wedding

Changing rooms are available the day of the ceremony for the bride and groom starting at $200.

We welcome you to Omni Austin Hotel Downtown and are pleased to share in your special day

Reception Amenities

We are pleased to offer the following complimentary amenities:

  • Use of the Atrium Grand Staircase for your wedding portrait (by appointment)
  • Expert consultation with our wedding coordinator
  • Silver candelabra for the guest book table and cake table
  • Votive candles
  • Dance floor and staging for the entertainment
  • White chiffon drapery, white lights and white columns to decorate the bride and groom’s cake table
  • Upgraded white damask skirting for buffet, guest book and cake tables
  • Use of our cake knife and toasting flutes
  • Deluxe accommodations for the bridal couple on your wedding night

General Information

Food and Beverage Requirements
A food and beverage minimum, exclusive of tax, service charge, and any other miscellaneous charges, is attached to all banquet spaces. If the event’s revenue falls below the contracted minimum, the difference will be assessed as a room rental charge. Your Catering sales manager will be happy to inform you of the various food & beverage minimums. Receptions are allotted a four hour time period. Receptions lasting longer than the allotted time are subject to a $3.00 per person per hour fee.

Our experienced culinary team has developed wedding menus to create a memorable experience for you and your guests. Our chef is happy to customize a menu to meet any special needs or requests. Menu pricing will be confirmed 90 days from wedding date.

No food or beverage may be brought into the Hotel from outside sources, with the exception of wedding cakes. No remaining food and beverage may be removed from the banquet room where the event takes place. The hotel, as a licensee, is responsible for the administration of and sale and service for all alcoholic beverages in accordance with the applicable statues of the Code of Texas and the regulation of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. Therefore, all liquor, beer, and wine must be supplied by the Hotel and consumed on the premises.

Service Charge & Tax
All food and non-alcoholic beverages are subject to a 24 percent service charge and applicable sales tax. All alcoholic beverage prices are subject to a 24 percent service charge and prevailing sales tax. Service charge and tax do not count towards the food and beverage minimums.

General Information Continued

Billing & Guarantees
A non-refundable deposit in the amount of 25 percent of the food & beverage minimum is required in addition to a signed contract and credit card authorization form in order to consider any event as definite.

Full payment of the estimated total for the event is due ten (10) business days prior to the event if paying by check and three (3) business days prior if paying by cash or credit card.

Final attendance guarantee must be received no later than noon three (3) business days prior to your function. If we have not received a guarantee by noon three (3) days prior to your function, you will be billed at the contracted number listed in the agreement or the actual number of guests served, whichever is greater. The hotel does prepare a 3 percent allowance over and above the number guaranteed. The hotel will not set for more than 3 percent over the number guaranteed.

Discounted parking is available in the hotel garage for all persons attending the function during the contracted event times. Valet is available for guests. 5 hours or more is $42, 1 hour or less is $6 and $3 every 20 minutes after the 1st hour. Parking in the garage is based on availability and is not guaranteed. The standard garage rate of $20 per car will apply for overnight guests.

All decorations, floral arrangements, cake accessories, gifts, etc., must be removed from the hotel upon conclusion of the event. The hotel will not be responsible for storage of these items, or if they are lost or damaged.

The hotel does not permit the affixing of anything to the walls, floors, or ceiling without prior written approval and supervision of the hotel.

The hotel does not permit the use of sparklers or open flames of any kind on hotel grounds. The hotel does not permit the use of deep color rose petals indoors on the floors or artificial petals outside. Clean up charges may be incurred for use of certain materials.