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Fort Worth, Texas
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85 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We met a group of friends for a day of floating on the river. The prices are 5 star but the place is not. We rented one of the renovated duplexes with a full kitchen because we were the host room. It was clean. They are shorthanded in housekeeping and forgot enough pillowcases but brought them when asked. Plenty of... More 

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1 Thank txlibrarygoddess
Edgerton, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This place was perfect for our 'Girls Weekend' stay in Texas. There were 4 of us in a room. Plenty of space for luggage. Kitchen area was just what we needed. Not too fancy, but definitely had all of the amenities. The pool was great. It was open into the evening, and had plenty of lights to make swimming safe... More 

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1 Thank Mara O
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Where to start? Geez....this place was just terrible. Went to bring the family for a last summer outing before school and I booked this place thinking it would be a fun place for my girls. I had a full conversation with the guy behind the desk for about 30 mins before I even booked. He assured me there would be... More 

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Gardendale, Texas
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I came to New Braunfels for our 1yr wedding anniversary and we stayed at this lodge. Place needs to be updated and needs basic necessities in the rooms! Great location next to the Guadalupe river. The Bullfrog tube company they have on site is higher in the price than others in the area. Was some false advertisement... More 

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1 Thank countrymom84
Datil, New Mexico
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

The location of this place could not be beat! But when I made the reservation I asked about tubing (toobin') on the river because of the recent flooding in the area. I was told there was no problem, the cost was $18, must be cash and it was located right there on the grounds. Turns out the Guadalupe River was... More 

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1 Thank Patty L
Austin, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 30 May 2015

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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Thank Lee F
Colleyville
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 May 2015

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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1 Thank Jeff G
Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

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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1 Thank frankwatkins
North Carolina
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015

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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1 Thank afishe2000
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

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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  • 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
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  • Free Internet
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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 - RM652 (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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