• Afternoon tea at Goodall's Kitchen in Hotel Ella

Hotel Ella

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Hotel Ella features a variety of unique signature programming throughout the year for hotel guests and Austinites alike. This fall, cheer on the Longhorns at our Fancy Tailgate Series, or join us for some crafting with our Mini-Workshop Series with The Paper + Craft Pantry. Explore our current experience offerings below.

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Fancy Tailgate Series

9.8 | 9.15 | 10.13

Get your horns up for the return of Hotel Ella’s Fancy Tailgate Series this fall, with three events coinciding with select UT football games.

Join a Longhorn tradition featuring a buffet by Goodall’s Kitchen, specialty cocktails, beer and wine, shuttles to & from the stadium, live music and pre-game broadcasts on the historic Hotel Ella front lawn – a location rooted in the fabric of The University of Texas.


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Craft Mini-Workshop Series with The Paper + Craft Pantry

Bring your Pinterest fantasies to life with Hotel Ella’s Craft Mini-Workshop Series with The Paper + Craft Pantry. We provide the supplies and snacks; you bring your creative vision. You'll have guidance at your fingertips as you work at your own pace. Once your masterpiece is complete, take a dip in the Hotel Ella pool and treat yourself to a cocktail or your favorite rosé at half price.

Next Mini-Workshop: DIY Macramé Tapestry, 9/21


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September Salon Series

On Tuesday, September 18th, explore the symbiotic relationship between a band and its fans with Hotel Ella’s Salon Series featuring guest speaker Sandy Carson.

Capacity is limited. RSVP now to reserve your spot.

  • Upcoming Salon Series dates:
  • Oct 23: 'Thursday Night Lights' with Michael Hurd
  • Nov 8: 'The State of Bourbon' with Cameron Ludwick
  • Dec 4: 'As Far as You Can See' with Kenny Braun
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Pool Pass

Dip into the season with a pool day at Hotel Ella, no room reservation required.

While you’re here, do as you please: With a daily pass, you can lounge under the cabana with friends or your favorite page-turner, enjoy drinks + snacks for purchase from Goodall's Kitchen, or spend the day making a splash.

CALL 512.495.1800 TO RESERVE

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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

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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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