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Hotel Ella


Hotel Ella features a variety of unique signature programming throughout the year for hotel guests and Austinites alike. This summer, join us for afternoon tea service at Goodall's Kitchen. Or, lounge poolside at the Hotel Ella pool with a daily pool pass. Explore our current experience offerings below.

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Salon Series: 'The Human Journey: A Genetic Odyssey'

This summer, Hotel Ella introduces a three-part Salon Series dedicated to the art and beauty of literature, featuring programs from our friends at Texas Book Festival, Austin Bat Cave, and Bob Schneider's Poetry Machine. The series begins Wednesday, June 28th as Spencer Wells, geneticist and author of The Journey of Man, takes us on a journey that spans the globe, using DNA to trace the migration routes of our ancestors and revealing the incredible tapestry of human diversity created along the way.


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New Menus at Goodall's Kitchen

This summer, enjoy a fresh perspective on American classics with new menus from Chef Nick Nelson. Recently named as executive chef of Goodall’s Kitchen, Chef Nelson presents the lighter side of bistro dining with dishes such as crab benedict, chicken salad tartine, and redfish ceviche.

With a focus on ingredient freshness, a selection of menu items will rotate seasonally while others will become year-round favorites.


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Pool Passes

Now through Labor Day, escape the summer heat and spend a daycation poolside at Hotel Ella.

Your $20 daily pool pass gets you access to our cabana-lined outdoor pool, fresh towels, a reserved chair, and complimentary valet parking. Enjoy cocktails and snacks for purchase from Goodall's Kitchen while lounging poolside.



Afternoon Tea

Goodall’s Kitchen serves a delightful weekend tea service from 3-5pm, Saturdays & Sundays. Afternoon Tea features a selection of organic Austin-based Zhi Teas and an assortment of traditional tea sandwiches, pastries, and confectionary sweets. Reservations are required with minimum 48 hours notice.

CALL 512.495.1800 TO RESERVE


Parlor Bar Happy Hour

Join us Monday-Friday between 4-7 p.m. for weekday happy hour, featuring half-off cocktails, beers, and wine by the glass, plus specialty pricing on bar snacks.


Hotel Ella

  • 1900 Rio Grande
  • Austin TX 78705
  • 800.311.1619

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