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Gruene River Outpost Lodge

1273 River Terrace, New Braunfels, TX 78130
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Gruene River Outpost Lodge
Ranked #23 of 29 hotels in New Braunfels
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
1 review
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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10 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
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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Houston, Tx
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Brunswick, Georgia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

We were put in a room where all the rooms were being re-done - so all the others were boarded up. Ours was dirty and off by ourselves - not safe feeling at all - the check in 5/15/12 the lady was rude and not helpful at all - the check out the young lady was very nice and very... More

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Antigua, Guatemala
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Overpriced and nasty! We just stayed during the Labor Day weekend and it was horrible. Dirty, dingy, buggy, saggy bed, tipsy toilet , employees loitering and smoking outside of our room while on their breaks, etc. Good thing I drank alot of beer while floating the river that enabled me to sleep through this nightmare. Do not fall for their... More

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Cypress, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

If you don't plan on getting into the water...I'd give this place a 3.5. The rooms were clean. Not fancy. (But don't expect any coffee pots or other amenities). The pool was "okay". BUT....the water in the river was awful. You know the Green "hairy" stuff (algae? Plant?) It was out of control. The water came up to my ribs...the... More

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Also Known As:
Gruene River Outpost Hotel New Braunfels
Gruene River Outpost Hotel
Address: 1273 River Terrace, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Location: United States > Texas > New Braunfels
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Ranked #23 of 29 hotels in New Braunfels

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