800 Front Avenue, Columbus, Georgia 31901 USA
+1 706-324-1800

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  • 5

    Event Rooms

  • 3,666 sq ft

    Total Event Space

  • 120

    Capacity Largest Space

  • 4

    Maximum Breakout Rooms

About This Venue

  • Enjoy venues with charm and character boasting brick walls and exposed beams for a different look

  • Customize your menu and delight your attendees with the tantalizing creations by our catering team

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  • Our Marriott-Certified Wedding Specialist will take care of every little detail for your big day

  • Reserve the Empire Mills room and host a reception with up to 120 attendees in Columbus, Georgia

  • Book a room block for your out-of-town guests and enjoy an exclusive offer for your group

  • From intimate gatherings to extravagant celebrations, our flexible venues can handle it all

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.

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  • 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.

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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Services and Facilities

Wedding Certification

Dream weddings don't just happen, they're planned. Marriott Certified Wedding Planners are trained to help. After completing demanding coursework, each Marriott Certified Wedding Planner is qualified to coordinate weddings of all types, including ethnic and military weddings. Relying on experience, training, tradition and old-fashioned intuition, Marriott Certified Wedding Planners can help you determine an overall vision for your wedding and help you execute each detail. That includes setting an event budget; deciding on a menu; arranging table settings; and finding florists, photographers, a band and other entertainment for the big day.


Coffee Break Lunch Afternoon Break Reception Dinner


Capacity Chart

Convert Meters | Reset
  • Fountain
  • 21x16x12
  • 336
  • 40
  • 18
  • 15
  • 9
  • 30
  • 16
  • Pemberton
  • 31x19x10
  • 589
  • 60
  • 30
  • 20
  • 25
  • 60
  • 40
  • Muscogee
  • 24x30x11
  • 720
  • 75
  • 42
  • 27
  • 24
  • 65
  • 45
  • Chattahoochee
  • 29x28x12
  • 812
  • 90
  • 45
  • 28
  • 30
  • 90
  • 60
  • Empire Mills
  • 39x31x14
  • 1,209
  • 120
  • 72
  • 35
  • 40
  • 120
  • 90

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

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.

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.

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


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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