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Hotel Contessa Wedding Venues

Sheer Elegance - the Signature of Hotel Contessa Weddings

Hotel Contessa's intimate, elegant atmosphere is a dream for hosting both wedding ceremonies and receptions. Our private event rooms may be configured for any size or style wedding and/or bridal event. For more information contact our Catering Professionals at 877-850-8033 or click here to email us

The Hotel Contessa understands that you seek the most special San Antonio wedding venue for your wedding day and has an array of choices for ceremonies large and small. Our spaces range from the spacious 2,300 square foot Contessa Ballroom to the intimate Cypress Room. The Anaqua, Palm and Laurel Rooms all feature stunning terraces overlooking the famous San Antonio Riverwalk and are ideally suited to bring the flavor and the energy of the Riverwalk into your celebration. 

Our culinary team is available to create a menu that your guests won't soon forget. Anything from very light hors d'eouvres  or pastries to full entrees that will please the most discerning guest, our team never disappoints. We can pair the perfect wine to compliment each course and setup a blissful champagne toast for all. Leave the heavy lifting to us and enjoy your day! We also have wedding packages available to suit your needs.

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The Contessa Ballroom is the signature room of The Hotel Contessa. Our Contessa Ballroom can accommodate a maximum of 200 people. The elegance of the ballroom includes touches of European style with a gold-tone chandelier, ornate carpet, candelabra sconces, and wood wainscoting. Events hosted in the Contessa Ballroom have exclusive access to our Riverview Terrace Patio. This private terrace is the perfect location for your cocktails & hors d’oeuvres before your reception. Offering simple elegance with world class service, the luxurious Contessa Ballroom is sure to create a lasting impression.

Located on the River level is the Cypress Room. The Cypress Room can accommodate up to 80 guests comfortably with room for dancing for your wedding reception or up to 100 people for an intimate dinner. With dramatic Spanish tile, a warm limestone wall with two large windows overlooking the Riverwalk and a cozy fireplace flooding the room with warmth and charm, it is the perfect venue to host your wedding ceremony or reception.

Our Anaqua Room can accommodate up to 50 guests comfortably with a small dance floor. The Anaqua Room offers four sets of French doors that have access to a private wraparound Terrace Patio with a bird’s eye view of Marriage Island and the San Antonio Riverwalk. The Anaqua Room is perfect for intimate affairs that make your guests feel truly special.

The Palm Room windows offer the perfect amount of natural light to complete any unforgettable evening. Our Palm Room can accommodate up to 40 guests with a small dance floor and includes a private foyer perfect for your cocktail reception. The luxury is complete with a private balcony overlooking the San Antonio Riverwalk.

The subtle elegance of the Cedar Room will set the mood for any event. Featuring floor to ceiling windows that will draw your attention to the tranquil Riverwalk complimented by a spacious pre-function area, the Cedar Room is sure to provide the perfect venue for your event. Our Cedar Room can accommodate up to 40 guests with a small dance floor for a reception or up to 80 people for your cocktail reception. The grace and style of the Cedar Room are complimented by the stunning view just outside your window.

Overlooking the beautiful San Antonio Riverwalk and the historic Marriage Island is the Riverview Terrace Patio. Guests can enjoy the unparalleled view while you get married down below. Let the beauty and serenity of the Riverwalk transcend into your marriage ceremony. The Riverview Terrace is an oasis in the heart of Downtown San Antonio and is the perfect outdoor venue for your wedding ceremony or cocktail reception.