Venue Spotlight | The Hyatt Regency Austin

By August 7, 2014Reviews, Venue Spotlight

The Hyatt Regency Austin

Located next to Lady Bird Lake, the Hyatt Regency Austin has been a fixture in the event industry when it comes to downtown venues. The new addition of the Zilker Ballroom only enhances the hotel’s image as the best place to host your next event.

Hyatt Regency Austin

Hyatt Regency Austin

As you walk through the newly completed skywalk towards the Zilker Ballroom, you are gracefully introduced to the beautiful, modern and chic atmosphere of the Hyatt’s new space. Outfitted with bright and unique light fixtures, you automatically feel transported from the busy downtown life of Austin, to a luxurious and classy space.

Hyatt Regency Austin


The Hyatt Regency Austin

Before entering into the ballroom, guests are met with two spacious foyers, which are ideal for exhibitors, registration booths, receptions, or even VIP areas. The foyer also features natural lighting and a two-story atrium with jeweled chandeliers.

The Hyatt Regency AustinThe Zilker Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,100 people in its’ more than 14,000 sq. ft. space, which makes it the perfect venue for any Gala, conference or big event. The ballroom was designed with 22’ high ceilings to accommodate for the most up-to-date audiovisuals and specialty lighting.  If you don’t think your event will need all of the ballroom’s space, it can be divided into four equal sections to fit any size event.

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The second floor of the Zilker Ballroom features a covered outdoor terrace overlooking with ceiling fans, lounge furniture and a beautiful mural of downtown Austin. This space is perfect for a cocktail party or an intimate gathering.

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The second floor is also connected to both the main hotel and the newly constructed parking garage with more than 750 spaces. Not only will your guests not have to worry about parking, but they also won’t have to walk far to get to the event.

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The Hyatt wants to make sure all of your event needs are covered and that includes catering by their well-known chef, Paul French. No matter what type of cuisine you are looking for, Chef French will deliver and everything on the menu will be locally sourced.

The Hyatt Regency Austin

To reserve the entire ballroom and downstairs foyer costs $45,000, with an extra cost for the second floor terrace, but the Hyatt is always willing to work with their clients depending on the budget.

The Hyatt also offers a variety of other ballrooms if you need a smaller, more intimate space for your event. One of the most popular ballrooms is their Foot Hills Ballroom, which is located on the top floor of the Hyatt Regency. This ballroom features a breathtaking view of the city and can host between 150-200 people depending on the type of event you are hosting.

Another great draw to using the Hyatt Regency for your next event is they have been named a certified Green Leader on Trip Advisor. Their green initiatives include adding recycling bins in all guest rooms, which raised their recycling from 3,500 lbs to 12,000 lbs in just one month. They have also added electric car chargers in their new parking garage to accommodate all their guests. Since implementing their green initiatives they have reduced their trash pick-up by 50%.

If you are interested in hosting your next event in the Zilker Ballroom, or one of the Hyatt Regency’s other ballrooms, contact the events team at or call 512-477-1234. You can also check out the Hyatt’s website for floor plans and more information at For more photos and videos of the Hyatt’s event spaces check out their instagram at hyattaustin or their Pinterest page at hyattaustin.

This Venue Spotlight | The Hyatt Regency Austin, was brought to you by The Simplifiers, Austin’s top event planning and personal concierge firm, offering full service event planning for corporate events, weddings, social events and beyond. For more information, visit or call 512-695-7744.




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