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Houston, Texas
Reviewed July 15, 2011

Nice room, AC cranked. Needed extra blankets and we got a few more from the office. Lost the keys in the river, the manager was fine with getting us two more sets at no charge. Stayed for four nights and didn't have any problems at all. With the low water lately the river is a little stagnant, but the swimming...

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Longview, Texas
Reviewed July 2, 2011

I will NEVER stay here again. The floor appears to not have been swept or mopped in years. There's mold on the ceiling in the bathroom and in the microwave. A cabinet door in the kitchen is missing, my husband found a 2 inch cockroach in the bathroom that was dead & stuck to the floor. The a/c works but...

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Durango, Colorado
Reviewed July 1, 2011

The Gruene River Outpost Lodge is so beautiful and just amazing. My daughter and I came down on vacation last month in June and we had a blast! Everything was clean and well kept. We had a wonderful time at the river and the service was immaculate. The Manager, Keven Brinneman was one of the nicest, polite, and accommodating people...

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2Thank TXgirlforever
Carrollton, Texas
Reviewed June 24, 2011

Stayed in a river view room that was completely unkempt. The shades in the room did not work - luckily we brought along an extra blanket that we were able to use to try to cover the window, so we had a bit of privacy and didn't have the outside light shining into our room all night long. The water...

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1Thank momof3littleones11
Houston, Texas
Reviewed June 3, 2011

If you have standards at all for a good night's sleep, for a place that looks like it is maintained properly, for a quiet place to relax, keep looking, don't look here. For the price of $140/night (discounted rate at that), you get toilets that wobble, bathroom walls that are poorly patched from rot, entry doors that require a jiggle...

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2Thank Mercedesmomma68
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed March 4, 2011

Gruene outpost hotel is one of the best places to stay in New Braunfels hands down! I usually visit the river about twice a year and I always stay here. Great service, very convenient, and it’s right on the river with a tubing service and bus ride that will take you to the river entrances. Not to mention the beautiful...

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2Thank michaelory
San Angelo, Texas
Reviewed August 26, 2010

Nice folks, very friendly, they even refunded one of our nights which had to be cancelled 3 days before our arrival. They could have easily taken a portion of our deposit! Job well done Gruene River Lodge we will be back!

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1Thank mdb64
Madill, ok
Reviewed July 28, 2010

We booked our rooms in February for July site unseen. We liked the informative website & how nice the staff was when we called. We arrived just a few weeks after a flash flood and the rooms were clean & neat. The staff were more than willing to help us make arrangements if we wanted to go out at night....

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1Thank kathydl
conroe
Reviewed July 21, 2010

The rooms were nice size and had more than I expected from a "camp site" hotel facility. It is located right near the city and has immediate access to food, stores and shopping. An extra plus was the immediate access to Billys Ice House which was located within walking distance of our room. Staff was very friendly and the shuttle...

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McAlester, Oklahoma
Reviewed July 8, 2010

We had a group of rooms during the July 4th weekend. Everybody there had a great time. The room was clean. Not the Taj Mahal but for what we were doing it couldn't have been more perfect. If your looking for that go to the Hilton. Our bed was comfortable, the AC worked good. There is a dorm size refridgerator...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come on down and enjoy our laid-back, family owned river lodge in New Braunfels along the beautiful banks of the Guadalupe River. The Lodge is a place to let your hair down, relax, grab a cold beer and enjoy exciting activities on the river, from kayaking to tubing and rafting. Play a game of volleyball, dive into the sparkling swimming pool, or play video games on the big screen in our clubhouse. If none of that strikes your fancy, head to historic Gruene for some local shopping, enjoy our Texas flavors or people watch with a glass of Texas wine under the trees. Don't forget to check out Gruene Hall, the oldest dance hall in Texas. Later in the afternoon, back at The Lodge, relax in a hammock under the canopy of pecan and black oak trees. As night falls, the fireflies let you know that it is time for a campfire, s'mores and maybe a ghost story. Our accommodations and location are perfect for Snowbirds or Winter Texans as known by the locals. Many of our rooms have full kitchens and queen-size pillow-top beds. "It is a wonderful property with none of the cookie cutter look and feel of "today". It is a home away from home feel." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gruene Outpost River Lodge

Address: 1273 River Ter, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3448
Location: United States > Texas > New Braunfels
Price Range: $112 - $458 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gruene Outpost River Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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“Room 142 was the best, it's a corner room facing the river”
 of 5 bubbles reedbrenda79, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“GREAT VIEWS and walking distance to couple fun Hill Country bars!!”
 of 5 bubbles 113sabrinan, May 31, 2016 | Read review
“Just sit on the beds to hear the creaking before you commit if you want to get any sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles 341PattyL341, Jun 17, 2015 | Read review
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