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Gruene River Hotel & Retreat

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1235 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We just returned from a quick overnight trip to float the river and spent the night at the GAB&B. We chose the "Broken Arrow" from the selection of themed rooms because of my affinity for the Native American culture, but had no real idea of what we would be getting. The online description (and this pertains to all the rooms)... More 

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Pearland, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Nice decor different themes in the rooms. Only for two people per room. Stayed in the wild west room was nice. The breakfast was the lure when booking. Great Breakfast worth waking up for. There serve only for 8:30 to 9:30. Beat's any breakfast area in town. All home made and fresh. A little more than other bed and breakfast... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Gruene Apple B&B to attend a concert at Gruene Hall. Check in was easy and our room was decorated beautifully to fit the theme...ours was 1776. Tastefully done with a private balcony looking out upon the river. Breakfast was amazing. The time frame is only 1 hour - 8:30am to 9:30am - but... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

My trip to Gruene was a spontaneous one. There was a group of us, I had 4 people with me and we literally drove up to see availability. I knew I could go to New Braunfels and get a room at a Hampton Inn or Hilton Garden Inn if I couldn't find rooms in Gruene, but it was worth a... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I stay here the weekend of 6/19 and absolutely loved it. Check in was smooth, parking was close. We got a upstairs river view room with a private balcony which was perfect. The room was large and it has a great AC! The breakfast is as good as everyone says, There are two younger adults in the serving area to... More 

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Lindsey G, Owner at Gruene River Hotel & Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you on your return visits! More 

Lodi, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My wife and I visited Gruene (May 2015) from out of state for the 3rd time and we couldn't have asked for a better place to stay...absolutely perfect! I was surprised to read the review below since our stay could not have been better. Our room (Bella Boudoir) was spotless with a large bathroom and a nice private deck. The... More 

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Lindsey G, Owner at Gruene River Hotel & Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments! We strive hard to provide everyone with a great experience. We appreciate you staying with us and look forward to your return visit! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here several years ago and had an amazing experience. It was gorgeous and secluded, set apart from the hustle and bustle of Gruene. One could stay here and not look for entertainment elsewhere. There was a beautiful pool and jacuzzi, movie theater, billiards room, library, etc. A trip into Gruene was a little hike. We... More 

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Lindsey G, Owner at Gruene River Hotel & Retreat, responded to this review

We are so disappointed to hear you were not pleased with your stay. My husband and I very recently purchased the property and had to make some decisions regarding a couple of the amenities. The pool/Jacuzzi you mentioned were required to be filled in due to certain ADA regulations and building codes that were not being met. It was determined... More 

Austin, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Gruene Apole B&B is not only a quaint, lovely place to stay, they really cater to their guests! With Game rooms (Foos ball, pool table, shuffleboard) along with board games and poker table, movie at night and a library full of books, rainy days are covered! Our upstairs themed room overlooks the river with a private balcony. The breakfast area... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stayed at the Gruene Apple Inn for two nights recently. The stay was great. The breakfast is spectacular! But a word of caution. We booked late and they could not keep us in the same room both nights. The second night we stayed in the Victorian room. DO NOT book this room unless you are at least 6'-6", or... More 

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Union, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We stayed here while visiting Gruene for a concert at Gruene Hall. First the location for that is perfect, it's a very short walk to the Hall and surrounded by a few cute little shops. The town of Gruene is all adorable, there are plenty of unique shops, restaraunts and live country music. We really enjoyed the visit!! The Gruene... More 

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