There are many banquet and reception halls that can easily accommodate five hundred, one thousand, or even more wedding guests. But what if you choose to have a more intimate gathering? Some reception halls require a minimum number of guests. If you are looking for a more initmate wedding venue, below are some Houston, Texas venues that can accommodate smaller groups, from four up to 200 (more or less.) For details on each of these lovely places, see below.
The Magnolia Hotel. The Magnolia Hotel is located in downtown Houston, Texas, with a gorgeous ballroom that is perfect for holding your wedding reception. This is also a great intimate venue for bridal showers or rehearsal dinners. They offer packages that include a complimentary suite for the new couple, complimentary linens, butler service, champagne for the toast, and other services. This Houston, Texas wedding venue also has a beautiful rooftop pool area. The Magnolia Hotel’s ballroom can hold a maximum of 180 guests for a seated wedding dinner. Click here for more information on this intimate wedding reception venue.
Hearthstone Country Club. This is a lovely venue for more intimate weddings, although it can host up to 150 wedding guests. This country club has a team of wedding professionals, headed by a private events director, to make sure your special day goes perfectly. This intimate Houston, Texas venue hosts open houses, where you can sample hors d’oeuvres and visit the site to see if it fits your wedding dreams. If you book your wedding at an open house, you will receive a free champagne toast with your wedding package. Packages include butler service, a bar, cake cutting, and other services. Hearthstone also has a gorgeous outdoor area for both your ceremony and reception, equipped to handle all weather with ceiling fans, heaters and a fire pit! For more information on this intimate Houston, Texas venue, call them at 281.463.2201.
AVIA The Woodlands. This stunning Houston, Texas wedding venue is a wonderful place for your intimate wedding reception. All packages include custom menus, a wedding cake from Celebrations & Sweet Creations (yum), linens, chairs, centerpieces, and more. This wedding venue can host up to 150 guests for a seated dinner, and offers special group room rates for your guests. For more information on this intimate Houston, Texas wedding venue, click here.
Villa Rinata. For an elegant choice for your Houston, Texas wedding venue, Villa Rinata can’t be outdone. If you are looking for an elegant Mediterranean Villa at which to hold your intimate reception, you should look no further than this Galleria located venue. The foyer and grand staircase are beautiful, and there is even an outdoor garden courtyard that is perfect for your ceremony or reception (up to 200 guests.) The ballroom has hardwood floors and stone columns, and is surrounded by a balcony terrace. This Houston, Texas venue can host up to 250 guests for a seated dinner. For more intimate receptions (80 seated guests), this venue also has The Wine Room, a gorgeous area with old world Italian charm. Managed and operated by City View Catering, they will provide full wedding services, including catering, flowers, linens, entertainment, cake, and photography; they will either provide or arrange every aspect of your special day. For more information on this intimate Houston, Texas venue, click here.