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Gruene Outpost River Lodge

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We walked into an extremely clean room! It smelled great and they even turned the ac on before we got there so it would be cool for our arrival. It was right on the river and we enjoyed campfires nightly along the river. You can tell they have put a lot of work on this property to improve it! Can't...

1Thank reedbrenda79
Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The Lodge is filled with fun and friendly, helpful staff! Most of the clean, welcoming rooms have been remodeled with rustic Texan décor and make you feel right at home! The pool is pristine and the lawn vibrant green on an early post summer morning. (I’m an early riser!) But most of all, nothing beats jumping right in the river...

Thank Patron-RiverLodge
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Pretty sure there's a guy living next door. We came back from a concert at river road ice house and this guy was sitting right outside our door. He looked like he was meth'd out or something. The room was gross and way overpriced but we were going to make the best of it until the creeper was hanging outside...

4Thank Andrea L
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We had a last minute GET AWAY & we should have just saved our money. Where do I begin!? We left the the room quickly so we can do the last tube run. We returned to a room that had mold in the microwave, pulled the sheets and had several stains!! Our daughter was turning on the light & roaches...

2Thank eajimenez1830
Burlington, Connecticut
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Pros: riverfront on the Guadalupe River, r; renovated room #154 was nicely simply decorated , tile floor throughout, 3 queen beds and futon, oven, stovetop, kitchen sink, microwave and full size refrigerator. Also had full bathroom with a 2nd separate sink outside bathroom so multiple uses. Third party food truck on Sat only and yummy menu with catfish poboys and...

Thank Liquid6
Humble, Texas
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This place is nice, however, it could be so much more. Location is right on the Guadalupe River--prime location. Outdoor bar area is super cute. Pool is OK. Rooms are super dated and in need of a lot of cosmetic help. Little things like the room being super dark because 2 light bulbs were out of the fan, pictures of...

Thank nana1003
Lubbock, Texas
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Pool is unusable due to algae. Rooms are disgusting. No baseboards in entire room. Filthy! No irons. Doors do not lock well. See pictures!! Read cancellation policy carefully. They require full payment before you see your nasty room! Gross....just gross!

2Thank tcm7714
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Never never never again! I paid $100 extra for room that was already overpriced to have a kitchen included. The stove didn't work, there was pubic hair on the toilet, dead roaches, some sticky crap inside the fridge, and the a/c sucked. My whole point in getting a room with a kitchen was to cook meals and of course save...

3Thank bullypit
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

When they describe their lodge, they do tell you it is in need of repair, that it is a diamond in the rough and under new management. They weren't kidding. The room is in desperate need of repairs. The walls have been repaired poorly, the ceiling fan had no bulbs, the water was brown when it came out of the...

1Thank msphetite
Grand Prairie, Texas, USA
Reviewed 31 May 2016

10 of us stayed at Gruene River Outpost Lodge and had the time of our lives!! This place is a hidden gem for a great price. Very clean and BEAUTIFUL property as close to the water as you can get. This was our 10th time here and as always, we were not disappointed. Food Truck - Kicken and Waffles was...

Thank 113sabrinan

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • 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 Terrace, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Region: United States > Texas > New Braunfels
Price Range: RM393 - RM831 (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, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“GREAT VIEWS and walking distance to couple fun Hill Country bars!!”
 of 5 bubbles 113sabrinan, 31 May 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, 17 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Best rooms are down by the River or facing the center of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles JeffG452, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“The ones closest to the river, allow you to see the water of the river. Wildlife walks through the site, such as deer, and other animals. The place is definitely close to everything you need, but has just that bit extra of nature, that makes a huge difference to de-stress.”
 of 5 bubbles Gnkolafa, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
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