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Houston
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Great place for couples and not really suitable for small children. With the great breakfast it's as much a B&B as it is a hotel. My wife and I have stayed in most of the uniquely themed rooms. We have always experienced a clean and relaxing stay. Best of all it's a 3 minute walk to all of the hustle... More 

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

We are so glad to hear you and your wife had an enjoyable time at our location. Thank you for taking time to share your comments with us. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I can't believe this was my 1st time visiting Gruene Hotel & Retreat! The staff is amazing and super friendly. We stayed in Tinseltown and this room is Gorgeous, we were here for our Anniversary weekend and I believe we'll be here for every Anniversary!

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

Happy anniversary! We are so glad you spent it with us and had an enjoyable time. Thanks for taking time to share your feedback! More 

Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We had a family reunion to celebrate a recent wedding, and the Gruene River Hotel & Retreat was perfect! There were 8 of us from all over the country and everyone absolutely loved the place. The breakfast was outstanding, the rooms were outstanding, the staff was outstanding, the location was outstanding, the daily happy hour was outstanding..... we just can't... More 

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

Greetings to all of you! It was so nice to meet you all and have you stay with us to celebrate the recent wedding. We are pleased you all had such a great time and look forward to seeing everyone again soon. More 

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Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this bed and breakfast after reading other positive reviews. I and my husband decided to piggyback a family member's graduation with a mini vacay. The result was great, with this place serving as the cherry on top. Great buffet, and what appeared to be, homemade breakfast, wine happy hour, a pool table, shuffleboard, other board games, unique... More 

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

Thanks so much for your comments! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Austin, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I recommended this phenomenal B&B to my guests that flew in from NYC to stay at for our wedding weekend. All of my guests (8 people total) were extremely pleased with the rooms I chose for them. Each room has a cool theme. I highly recommend Gruene Apple.

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

Thank you so much for your comments! We are glad that your guests enjoyed their stay with us. Congratulations on your recent marriage and best wishes to you both! More 

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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We stayed at the Gruene River Hotel, (formerly the Green Apple Inn), to see Lucinda Williams at Gruene Hall. The hotel is right on the river and has a pretty view. It is also less than a block from Gruene Hall and other restaurants, bars and shops. The hotel itself was spotless and cute. Our room was on the ground... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your experience with us! We are glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

texas
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Nicest people run this place! Colby knew us by name, greeted us every time he saw us, and genuinely seemed to care about our stay. The chef who provided us a gourmet breakfast was equally personable. The grounds were impeccable and everything was clean and well cared for! Our room was spacious and comfy. And the location was just right....... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Best and beautiful! This place is wonderful, huge rooms, privacy, great atmosphere. Austin is a great chef and all the managers were very nice and helpful. Love the wine offered every evening. Game room was a plus and sitting by the water with our wine was so peaceful and relaxing. This place offers so many wonderful views and is walking... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

My wife and I spent two nights here while celebrating my birthday. I have nothing but good things to say about our stay. Great room with a great bed. Nice balcony overlooking the river. We enjoyed soaking in the large hot tub in the evenings. Complimentary wine every evening was very enjoyable. Breakfast was outstanding, with different hot offerings each... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience! We are so pleased that you and your wife enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Austin, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2016

I recently rented the entire hotel for the weekend and had my wedding ceremony on the property. My guests were overjoyed by the hospitality, cleanliness, comfort, and beauty of this property. Many were out of town from NYC and traveled far to come. Lindsay and her husband were a joy to work with through the whole process. My entire family... More 

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

Hi Pepper! Thank you for all of your kind comments and we are thrilled to hear how happy you were with your overall experience! We enjoyed working with you, your family and friends so much. We wish you and Albert a lifetime of happiness and look forward to seeing you both soon :-). More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Gruene, with Guadalupe River access, this 14 room, boutique retreat provides a truly unique vacation or corporate retreat guest experience. Walk down to the river from the backyard or stroll through the historic district's amazing shops and restaurants, and kick up your heels to live music at Texas' oldest dance hall. Enjoy a complimentary wine happy hour each evening, and come to the table hungry in the morning for a fabulous gourmet breakfast buffet. For a romantic getaway, business retreat or fun weekend of dining, dancing, shopping and sight seeing, the Gruene River Hotel and Retreat! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gruene River Hotel & Retreat

Address: 1235 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3003
Region: United States > Texas > New Braunfels
Price Range: RM648 - RM871 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Gruene Apple Hotel New Braunfels
Gruene Apple Bed And Breakfast
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“Check out the Shady Lady themed room!”
 of 5 bubbles Jim9995, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the New York room and just loved it!”
 of 5 bubbles pws710, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Tinseltown was at the end of the hall on the second floor and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles ArtTripHer, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We enjoy having a room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles BDLynn, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“look at photos of the rooms first to fit your personality but they are all great!”
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