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Gruene River Hotel & Retreat

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New Waverly, Texas
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

My daughter and I spent one night here and really enjoyed our stay. The only reason I didn't give them 5 stars is because of the hard bed, but the great breakfast, friendly staff and good location make up for the bed. Easy access to town, we even walked to dinner.

3Thank Tonya T
Ponder Texas
Reviewed 6 July 2014

My daughter and I stayed at the Gruene Apple on the 3rd and 4th of July. I was a little apprehensive because some of the reviews for the B & B were so so. What we found was a delightful B & B that is immaculately clean, quiet, and beautiful. The owners are very nice and helpful and have paid...

6Thank TexasTraveler020
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Let me start by saying that my review is based on our personal experience during our stay and my personal opinion and is not intended to be hurtful or critical towards the owners, but hopefully helpful. First off the owners of this b&b are very sweet and friendly, no issues there at all. The breakfast is very savory, filling and...

6Thank Alicia J
Fort Hood, Texas
Reviewed 2 April 2014

We spent a few nights here recently. The people are very kind. The atmosphere is relaxed. The Bed & Breakfast is just simply outdated. The decor is very late 90's. It is way, way overdone. Our room needed to be de-cluttered and dusted- big time. We could hear the conversations of other guests. The employees were kind and friendly. The...

5Thank Amy C
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 21 February 2014

My entire family has stayed at the B&B for the past two Christmas seasons and hope to make it an annual event. Each member of our family and our spouses had a room. Even brough our older children. Eventually booked almost the entire place! The entire staff from the inn keepers to housekeeping were so nice and helped us feel...

1Thank cyndi62862
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 17 February 2014

The Gruene Apple Bed and Breakfast is a wonderful place to stay. The atmosphere is relaxing and very elegant. The staff go out of their way to please. Visitors can enjoy the view of the river from their balcony or follow the pathway down to it to relax for the evening. Wine is served in the evening. The B &...

4Thank summersrainn
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 15 November 2013

I stayed here with my dad and step mum for just for two nights but I am looking for the next opportunity to go back! This is a family run place which is hospitable and welcoming for the moment you enter. We orginially only had one night booked but within moments we knew we wanted to stay another night and...

2Thank dgytl
Mansfield, Texas
Reviewed 11 November 2013

We stayed here for two nights over a Wurstfest weekend. The location is great - very walkable to everything in town and on the Wurst Wagon shuttle line which I totally recommend for getting back and forth as easily as possible. We booked late in the game and all the bigger rooms with king size beds were taken. For the...

1Thank KathDep
Reviewed 8 September 2013

We stayed here because the Gruene Mansion was booked the weekend we were coming, I'm glad we did!!! This spot is just as close to everything and MUCH quieter! We walked by the Mansion and while its location is nice, loud music is playing all day and night. Not a bad thing if that's what you're going for, but we...

Thank DevinAndAlma
Reviewed 31 August 2013

My husband and I just got back from spending a week here. We love the Gruene area,and truly enjoyed our stay. Customer service was excellent. Breakfast was great, even on the couple of days that we were the only guests, there was still a very good assortment, and everything was freshly made.

Thank ymevick

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: $196 - $263 (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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