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Meetings & Events

Meet up in downtown Austin

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

Caroline Backyard - Upstairs

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

About This Venue

  • 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

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  • Access our downtown Austin hotel’s special group rate when you reserve a 10 or more rooms

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Plan an Inspired Event

Attendee Booking Tools

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We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

  • Shared in an email
  • Embed in a website
  • Personalized with your group name, event dates, hotel, and special rates
  • Displayed in multiple languages on Marriott domains worldwide

Manage Your Event with Ease

Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

Rooming Lists

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

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Equipment and Services

Meeting Equipment

AV equipment

LCD projector



TV production service provider

Meeting Services


Business Services

Full-service business center

High-speed Internet access

Meeting rooms: Wireless


Afternoon Break

Coffee Break




Floor Plans

Capacity Chart

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  • 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

Room Set-Up Examples

Setup Example

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.

Setup Example

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.

Setup Example


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.

Setup Example

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.

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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.

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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.

Setup Example


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.

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