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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 #26 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
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, this place is rustic, BUT, it is filthy and is a dump. It is outrageously overpriced. No one ever came to clean our room. We checked in and were greeted in our room by a live lizard, live and dead roaches, and a cracked toilet seat. They did not replace the toilet seat, but did repair it with tape.... More

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night over Labor Day and it was one night too many. Location is great, but if I could have simply pitched a tent on the grounds, it would have been a better stay. Room was dirty and very outdated. Toilet was loose and moved around. Floors and walls were filthy and the pool looked like a lab experiment... More

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Gulfport, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, this place is rustic, BUT, it is filthy and is a dump. It is outrageously overpriced. No one ever came to clean our duplex. We checked in and were greeted in our room by a live lizard, live and dead roaches, and a cracked toilet seat. They did not replace the toilet seat, but did repair it with duct... More

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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, but MAJOR need of help! We stayed over the RECORD BREAKING FLOAT WEEKEND 7/23-7/27.... and everywhere on the river was a happening spot.... except here! We were here from Wednesday to Sunday and the pool was not cleaned once! Upon arrival, after paying for one of the rooms with a full size fridge, we found that the room... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

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
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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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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14 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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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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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Additional Information about Gruene River Outpost Lodge

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*
Number of rooms: 44
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