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Rio Raft & Resort

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14130 River Road, New Braunfels, TX 78132
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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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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Pittsburg, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Stayed with my husband there a couple of weekends ago. Headed back tomorrow. I love the laid back feel of the place. It's nice to get away and relax for the weekend. It seems to be a well kept and safe place if you have a travel trailer also. Headed back tomorrow :)

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Brownsville, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We have gone 2 yrs in a row and are planning a 3rd. We love that it has easy access to the river and very relaxing since we go before summer vacations begin. The cabins are not that great but ok since we usually just go for the minimum stay. Just wish the 2 bedroom cabin had 2 bathrooms and... More

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Bryan, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Me, my husband and my brother stayed here for a road trip get away to site see and fish. The owners/employees were ALL very friendly and gave us some helpful tips when we rented some of their kayaks. We had the place to our selves for the most part which was really nice and the cabins were totally worth our... More

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Azle, Texas, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The only thing good about this place is the river access. The cabins are extremely bare, 2 rolls of toilet paper was all there was. We traveled with a large group, rented 4 RV spots and a cabin and was harassed every night by the "security" which was just an old man in a golf cart. The second night, which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

My husband and I just spent 8 months at Rio Raft & Resort (aka Rio Guadalupe now) and had an excellent experience both winter and summer. (December through August). In winter, most guests are "Winter Texans", retirees who have RVs or rent the cabins for a few months to get away from the cold up north. The Camp Host(ess) Karen... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

There are a lot of rules, but if you want a quiet vacation you will get one. They are sticklers about the noise and the people in the cabin next to us were quieted down every night. I am sure they were not happy, but we were. The cabins are very plain and you have to bring everything. The kitchen... More

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Address: 14130 River Road, New Braunfels, TX 78132
Location: United States > Texas > New Braunfels
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Rio Raft Hotel New Braunfels
Rio Raft And Resort

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Rio Raft is a quiet, family oriented resort and RV park. We are perfectly located on the banks of the beautiful Guadalupe River. We have cabin rentals, RV sites, and camping spots available for your river getaway. We have a 1/4 mile stretch of river frontage and offer river trips in either tubes, rafts, or kayaks. Come cool your heels in the chilly Guadalupe River at Rio Raft! ... more   less 
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