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Rio Raft & Resort

14130 River Road, New Braunfels, TX 78132
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Antonio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this property at the mouth of river road is unbeatable and the grounds are well maintained. The "cabins" are a different matter. Depending on your expectations I was terribly disappointed for $350 per night. The facilities are basically manufactured housing and small. We had a three bedroom and it had one full bath and a closet with... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The property is just beautiful. We stayed in a king cabin / 2 bdrms - comfy and clean not fancy, deck with picnic table and all cabins have little grills below. Beautiful very of the river. Stayed Feb and April 2015, going back in September and can't wait.

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Dayton, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We opted for the 4 hour tubing trip instead of the 2 hour trip. They took us by bus and dropped us off 15 minutes from their location and it took 3 1/2 hours to float back. We were able to purchase a water camera from their gift shop and saved our phones from the possibility of an accident. Be... More 

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Edinburg, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Plus features: Most RV sites have big shade trees; RV pad was crushed rock and mostly level; had overhanging limbs and staff member came immediately to trim (thank you Corey); very close to the Guadalupe River - cliff and water beautiful; this resort is at the beginning of River Road and is not hemmed in by other parks; River Road... More 

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Austin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We just finished our annual New Year's trip to Rio Raft. This was our 8th year in a row. We love the place, the location and just about everything about the place. It's a beautiful and quite place to go and get away from it all. Be sure your own cooking stuff and have a great time in the peace... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Riverfront on the Guadalupe is a premium. Little prefab cabins. Simple, minimal. Rates vary depending on the time of year. Nice people and great riverfront spot. Chilling casual river time. Here to fly fish in the Trout Trophy region. Busy in summer with river rats having a great loud time. Winter is a low key time of year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I absolutely loved this place and can't wait to go back. We stayed in our RV, so I don't know anything about the cabins. However, I can say if they keep them up like the rest of the park, then they'll be fine. Now, they're nothing fancy. This is the river!! You shouldn't expect fancy. The staff was very nice... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We just got back from a 4 night stay here and was impressed. I've read several reviews concerning rude camp hosts/ownership but I have to say, that's the way they're running this place. If you're looking for a 'party spot' where you can party loud, carouse to all hours, or generally act the fool, then this isn't your place. If... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Location is convenient. Price is reasonable. Quick service. No wait. Clean with good customer service. Tip: trip length pendant number in group and number of drinks consumed. Also ask about river height. Its nice after several days of rain.

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Seabrook, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The location is perfect, just the right amount of wilderness with nearby city conveniences. The river access is easy to get to (I am disabled). the place was quiet, and we enjoyed our neighbors. The only thing that would make it better would be if the on-site store stayed open later.

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