Meet Up in Downtown Austin

Events

Element Austin Downtown's event rooms sit in the city center near the Entertainment District. We offer 1,800 square feet of meeting space combined with Aloft Austin Downtown. Feel inspired when you host a conference in one of our spaces that features plenty of natural light, custom catering through our popular Caroline restaurant, event planning and complimentary Wi-Fi. For meeting attendees, reserve a block of 10 rooms or more and receive a special rate.

3

Event Rooms

1,370 sq ft

Total Event Space

60

Capacity Largest Space

3

Maximum Breakout Rooms

Start Planning Your Meeting or Event Here

Tell us about your event, then we'll contact you and plan it together.

Meeting room with classroom style set up with AV.

Meetings and Events

Host up to 60 attendees in a total of 1,800 square feet of meeting space, combined with Aloft hotel

Prepare for your meeting in our 24-hour business center, equipped with printers and free Wi-Fi
Plan a motivating conference in our meeting spaces in downtown Austin
Personalize your event in our meeting spaces with custom catering through our restaurant Caroline
Celebrate in downtown Austin with post-meeting cocktails at our rooftop party Upstairs at Caroline Learn More
Access our downtown Austin hotel’s special group rate when you reserve a 10 or more rooms Learn More

Special Events

If you're looking for a little more space, our on-site restaurant and upstairs bar are the perfect spots to hold your next special gathering. Caroline, located on the first floor offers delicious southern cuisine and a full-service bar, while Upstairs at Caroline features both indoor/outdoor seating. Located on the second floor of Element, Upstairs at Caroline has outdoor games, specialty cocktails, and small bites for you to enjoy. Let our professional staff handle the details for your next event. For menus and more information, please contact us.

Backyard at Caroline's featuring tables, couches, and string lights
Bride and groom conversing and smiling.

Weddings and Occasions

Amaze your wedding guests with flexible catering menus created by Caroline's executive chef

Accommodate downtown Austin events of nearly any size in our sophisticated indoor and outdoor venues Learn More
Facilitate your wedding guests' stay with our hotel room blocks in downtown Austin Learn More

Your Austin Wedding

Our modern hotel has everything you need and more for a getaway you'll always remember. We are centrally located in the heart of Downtown, so you're never far from a great time. Enjoy a cocktail at our on-site restaurant to get your evening started the right way and retreat to our rejuvenating accommodations at the end of a fun night. No matter how you plan to celebrate, Element Austin Downtown looks forward to hosting your festivities at our hotel.

Caroline Caters

Let Element Austin Downtown help you plan your big day in Austin. We have three flexible spaces for intimate, 60-invitee weddings and other special events, including rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and send-off brunches. If you require a more spacious venue, we also hold private functions in our restaurant and bar. To assist you with all the details, our professional event and catering staff is available.

Waiter carrying two plates of desserts and tasty treats

About This Venue

Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.ft) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Element 1 20x27x9 540 60 30 30 18 50 -
Element 2 19x20x9 380 30 12 12 12 30 -
Tactic 25x18x9 450 30 10 20 16 30 -
Element 1
Dimensions (LxWxH)
20x27x9
Area (sq.ft)
540
Theater
60
Schoolroom
30
Conference
30
U-Shape
18
Reception
50
Banquet
-
Element 2
Dimensions (LxWxH)
19x20x9
Area (sq.ft)
380
Theater
30
Schoolroom
12
Conference
12
U-Shape
12
Reception
30
Banquet
-
Tactic
Dimensions (LxWxH)
25x18x9
Area (sq.ft)
450
Theater
30
Schoolroom
10
Conference
20
U-Shape
16
Reception
30
Banquet
-
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.mt) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Element 1 6.1x8.2x2.7 50.2 60 30 30 18 50 -
Element 2 5.8x6.1x2.7 35.3 30 12 12 12 30 -
Tactic 7.6x5.5x2.7 41.8 30 10 20 16 30 -
Element 1
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.1x8.2x2.7
Area (sq.mt)
50.2
Theater
60
Schoolroom
30
Conference
30
U-Shape
18
Reception
50
Banquet
-
Element 2
Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.8x6.1x2.7
Area (sq.mt)
35.3
Theater
30
Schoolroom
12
Conference
12
U-Shape
12
Reception
30
Banquet
-
Tactic
Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.6x5.5x2.7
Area (sq.mt)
41.8
Theater
30
Schoolroom
10
Conference
20
U-Shape
16
Reception
30
Banquet
-
Banquet
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Conference and Hollow Square
Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.
E-Shape, U-Shape and T-Shape
Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.
Theater
Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.
Reception
Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.
Schoolroom or Classroom
The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.
Ovals and Rounds
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Audio-Visual Equipment
  • Film Projector with Screen
  • LCD Projector
  • Microphone
  • TV
  • TV Production Service Provider
  • Videoconferencing
Event Equipment & Supplies
  • Easels
  • Flip Chart & Markers
  • Installed Stage
  • Name Cards
  • Pens / Pencils / Notepad
  • Podium Lectern
  • Stack Chairs
  • Tables
Business Services
  • Fax Service
  • Full Service Business Center
Catering Services
  • Afternoon Break:$22.0 / Person
  • Coffee Break:$26.0 / Person
  • Continental Breakfast:$27.0 / Person
  • Dinner:$66.0 / Person
  • Full Breakfast:$27.0 / Person
  • Lunch:$42.0 / Person
  • F+B stations include protective sneeze guards
  • Offers single serve F+B options
  • Third-party partners comply with MI cleanliness standards