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Gruene River Outpost Lodge

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1273 River Terrace, New Braunfels, TX 78130
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Ranked #25 of 29 hotels in New Braunfels
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013
ZX794 Houston, Texas
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Completely dissatisfied. Location is great. Pool was cloudy, and a lot of leaves, trash. No chairs or lounges at the pool. Grounds not kept up, mowed, etc. buildings are neglected, rotting, holes in walls, bugs, ants. Would not recommend or go back. River access is not good.

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Lubbock, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a good place to stay and I totally wish that I would have checked trip advisor before booking this place. The beds are the creakiest, nosiest beds I have ever slept in. They are at least 20 years old. The tile floors turned our feet black after walking around for just a few minutes. Needless to say,... More

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Freeport, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Checked in on Friday 6/20/14. The tiny room they put us in for $160 a night had no fridge or microwave and the grounds around were overgrown. We were then move right upstairs to another room and the toilet leaked water everywhere. They moved us again. The 3rd room was bigger but one of the beds had a giant crater... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I LOVE THE GRUENE OUTPOST!!!! The river trips used to be so hectic until we started staying here! IT is just so convenient, they run a shuttle from the lodge and you get your tube from them as well. They have multiple float options (we always go on the long float so we are out of the city limits!) Honestly... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

The rooms are nasty. Simply put. We had room 183. The mattress was probably 20 years old and had a HUGE crater in the middle of it. I shared the bed with my fiancé and we both rolled into the middle of the bed all night long. I woke up SO stiff both nights we stayed. The fold out futon... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

It is really a shame that this property is so run down and in bad need of some money to be put in to the place. For the price they charge, they can certainly afford to do some maintenance and updating. The beds are terrible, bathtubs, carpets, walls all need updating. Really a shame, because the location is beautiful with... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

We were going to stay July 2nd through July 5th. We checked out after 1 night due to all the following: the room was a sauna when we arrived (don't enter bathroom you would've had a heat stroke), there are old style box tv's with mostly Spanish channels, the photos online are NOT what it really looks like. We decided... More

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Hickory Creek, Texas, United States
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7 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We loved the location, but the place needs lots of work. Management makes no effort to maintain the place. Over grown weeds everywhere. Rooms that don't match the photos. Poor access to the river only because they don't even try keeps the weeds down No kitchen supplies in the room. For the prices, there are much better options around.

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Lubbock, Texas, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013 via mobile

Me and my girlfriends all stayed at the Gruene River Outpost for my bachelorette party weekend in May 2011. I wanted to float the river, cook out, and swim with my favorite gals getting our tan on. Relaxing and a good time is what I wanted and that's what we got!! This is not a fancy place, but it is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We stayed here Oct 26-28th. It was not bad. The worst part was the beds were so loud when you moved on the mattress.They were not that uncomfortable but they made alot of noise. The bathtub could use some clean grout. The gounds were fun, We started a fire in the fire pit one night. The girl at the front... More

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Address: 1273 River Terrace, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Location: United States > Texas > New Braunfels
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Gruene River Outpost Lodge 2*
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