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Venues and Travel in Houston, TX,
(832) 200-8800

About Us

The Veranda is a historic banquet venue based in Houston, Texas. This modern-style location is perfect for couples who are looking for a hidden gem to host their special day. The renovated hotel has everything you need to ensure your wedding is a success.

Facilities and Capacities
The Veranda can accommodate up to 180 people. Cement tiled floor and a permanent canvas dome ceiling are just two of the features that make this venue unique. Garden-like ivy walls will serve as a picturesque backdrop while you say “I do.” To add a touch of elegance, couples can choose to incorporate a stunning floor-to-ceiling beaded crystal curtain. Brick walls, a hardwood dance floor and sparkling chandeliers complete the space. The venue can be used for both your ceremony and reception.

Services Offered
Located in The Sam Houston Hotel, The Veranda has many services that will add convenience to your wedding planning. The venue offers in-house catering from the hotel’s Pearl Restaurant. Couples will have complete control over customizing a menu that will fit their tastes and preferences. From cocktail hour to hors d'oeuvres and buffets to a plated dinner, their culinary team will work with you to prepare what you’re envisioning. The venue has all-inclusive wedding packages available that feature a menu tasting, a ceremony rehearsal hour, a complimentary suite for the newly wed couple and discounted room rates for friends and family. With their pet friendly policy, you can not only have your furry friends in attendance for your big day but are also permitted to have them stay the night in the hotel.

Accommodation
You and your guests can stay the night in The Sam Houston Hotel. Guests can take advantage of the business center, fitness room, family packages, room service and laundry service. There are three room styles available, including Guest Rooms, Suites and Accessible Rooms. Each room includes complimentary Wi-Fi, a coffee maker and a comfortable, at-home atmosphere.




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  • I love love love the vibe at The Sam Houston Hotel. You can feel the history of the building even though it's completely remodeled. Michelle Scrimger was amazing to work with. She answered all of my questions and I asked ALOT of questions! Lol She was amazing in helping us figure out the layout and just so patient. We got complimented on how great the food was at our wedding and how beautiful and classy of a place The Sam was. From the very start to the day after the wedding, the group at The Sam were just absolutely amazing. The chef himself greeted us at our tasting. We also had lunch there the day of the wedding (before the reception) and the head chef brought out our food and greeted us. The venue itself was gorgeous. At the Veranda, you get an 'outdoorsy-rooftop' feeling without the mosquitoes or humidity that Houston has. It is completely enclosed. The greenery wall that stretches from one wall to the other was gorgeous. I didn't really need to do much decorating except for our s... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 14,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 14,000.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 950.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 950.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 52.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Signature Drink

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

    180

    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

    50

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

    1

    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Historic Building, Hotel

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December



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