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Gruene River Outpost Lodge

1273 River Terrace, New Braunfels, TX 78130
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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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Austin, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have enjoyed the Gruene River Outpost for annual reunions for well over ten years. The location is right on the Guadalupe River with large, well kept grounds interspersed with enormous pecan trees and is very peaceful. It is a perfect place for friends or family to gather in an environment surrounded by fun activities associated with New Braunfels, Gruene... More 

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Colleyville
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been staying at the Gruene River Outpost Lodge each year for over 15 years. There have been a few ownership changes during that time and the new owners are pumping some money into the property (several rooms and the pool were under renovations). We had several rooms in our party and the remodels/updates had already begun. We keep... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a regular visitor over many years I have seen The Gruene River Outpost have its ups and downs. On our latest visit we were delightfully surprised at the improvements being made under new ownership. Our room and been freshly painted, floors updated, new shower enclosure, new television with satellite, and there were many signs of exterior upgrades as well.... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great location for a larger group to spend time together, over looks the river and has large community spaces. Right across the street from river rafting/tubing outfit so no driving required. Slowly being renovated by the new owners.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, the new owners have updated the rooms. New floors, paint, flat screen tv. Very clean. It is much improved over last year. They have tube rentals and a great riverside location. Plan on bringing family back for a weekend later this year!!!!!!

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Ahmadi, Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Gruene River Outpost lodge is just off the beaten track from I-35, behind all the highway hotels, in an idyllic little spot on the river where you can find relaxation and plenty of green for sore eyes. The management and staff there are rebuilding this site and are very accommodating and hospitable. Charles, in charge of the reconstruction, initiates... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 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
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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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