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Gruene Outpost River Lodge

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 17 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....

1Thank frankwatkins
North Carolina
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.

1Thank Missing_BHX
Reviewed 15 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!!!!!!

1Thank Don P
Ahmadi, Kuwait
Reviewed 3 November 2014

The Gruene River Outpost lodge is just off the beaten track from I-35, behind all the highway hotels, in an idyllic little spot on the river where you can find relaxation and plenty of green for sore eyes. The management and staff there are rebuilding this site and are very accommodating and hospitable. Charles, in charge of the reconstruction, initiates...

2Thank Gnkolafa
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Yes, this place is rustic, BUT, it is filthy and is a dump. It is outrageously overpriced. No one ever came to clean our room. We checked in and were greeted in our room by a live lizard, live and dead roaches, and a cracked toilet seat. They did not replace the toilet seat, but did repair it with tape....

9Thank Linda S
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Stayed one night over Labor Day and it was one night too many. Location is great, but if I could have simply pitched a tent on the grounds, it would have been a better stay. Room was dirty and very outdated. Toilet was loose and moved around. Floors and walls were filthy and the pool looked like a lab experiment...

3Thank Adam R
Gulfport, Florida
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Yes, this place is rustic, BUT, it is filthy and is a dump. It is outrageously overpriced. No one ever came to clean our duplex. We checked in and were greeted in our room by a live lizard, live and dead roaches, and a cracked toilet seat. They did not replace the toilet seat, but did repair it with duct...

1Thank L A M
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Great location, but MAJOR need of help! We stayed over the RECORD BREAKING FLOAT WEEKEND 7/23-7/27.... and everywhere on the river was a happening spot.... except here! We were here from Wednesday to Sunday and the pool was not cleaned once! Upon arrival, after paying for one of the rooms with a full size fridge, we found that the room...

1Thank christina0862
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Completely dissatisfied. Location is great. Pool was cloudy, and a lot of leaves, trash. No chairs or lounges at the pool. Grounds not kept up, mowed, etc. buildings are neglected, rotting, holes in walls, bugs, ants. Would not recommend or go back. River access is not good.

1Thank GPrihoda
Lubbock, Texas
Reviewed 10 August 2014

This is not a good place to stay and I totally wish that I would have checked trip advisor before booking this place. The beds are the creakiest, nosiest beds I have ever slept in. They are at least 20 years old. The tile floors turned our feet black after walking around for just a few minutes. Needless to say,...

3Thank JenniferGray1007

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
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
Region: United States > Texas > New Braunfels
Price Range: $152 - $273 (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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“Call the lodge, and tell the front desk what you are looking for.”
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“Room 142 was the best, it's a corner room facing the river”
reedbrenda79, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“GREAT VIEWS and walking distance to couple fun Hill Country bars!!”
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.”
341PattyL341, 17 Jun 2015 | Read review
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