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Gruene River Hotel & Retreat

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The Woodlands, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here in early Oct. for the wine and music festival. The people who own the place as well as the employees have always treated me well and made me feel good about my stay. The location is fabulous, on the river and an easy walk to all Gruene has. As any have said un the past the breakfast...

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

We are excited to hear you enjoyed your stay with us during the Wine and Music Festival. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Central Texas
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best located yet quietly removed lodging spots in Gruene. Perfectly apportioned large guest rooms. Walking distance to everything. Stunning drop off stairs to private seating area down on the river. Owners are top notch folks! Great space to chill and relax, be quiet, or walk and play.

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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 comments with us! We are delighted you enjoyed your time in Gruene and at the Gruene River Hotel and Retreat. We hope to see you again soon!

New Braunfels
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had a group at the hotel and each room's decoration and theme was so creative! The owner's helped us in many ways to plan our time with our friends. The wine was good in the evening, but the snacks(trash) needed to be better. The breakfast was superb!! Everyone had a great time!

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

Thank you, Mike, for your comments! We are so glad your group enjoyed their time at the Gruene River Hotel and Retreat. We hope to see you all again very soon!

Reviewed 17 September 2016

Was a great place to stay! Could walk down to river and chill! Breakfast was the best! Can walk to everything!! Love the balconny can see the river!! Stayed in the Texas hill country room! Was beautiful

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Georgetown, Texas
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We were only there for one night but if we had realized what a great place this is, we would have planned to stay longer. I really hope to get back there and stay longer next time. The staff were friendly and helpful and everything was very clean. A real gem!

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

We are so glad you chose to stay with us during your visit to Gruene! Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We look forward to seeing you again!

texas
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Quick trip to Gruene for mother-daughter time. Did some research on TripAdvisor for places to stay that was within walking distance and came across Gruene River Hotel & Retreat. We absolutely loved it! Very comfortable rooms, convenient location, delicious breakfast and a scenic view of the river. Will definitely be staying again!

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

We are so glad you found us on Trip Advisor and chose to spend your mother-daughter trip with us. we look forward to seeing y'all again!!

Sterling City, Texas
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Perfect Accommodations and Location. We loved it so much we already booked another stay in December. Bringing friends! Wonderful Staff and Breakfast. Love it and would recommend highly. Great shopping and peaceful rooms.

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

Thank you so much for taking time to share your comments! We are so glad you had an enjoyable trip and loved our accommodations. We look forward to having you all stay with us again in December!

North Richland Hills, Texas
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We really enjoyed our stay this past Monday and Tuesday nights at the Gruene River Hotel! We stayed in the Tinseltown and loved it! The room was huge with windows on two sides and a pretty view, a lovely balcony facing the river (couldn't see much of it due to trees, though), a fireplace and two leather chairs facing it,...

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

It is so wonderful to hear of your great experience with us! We are so proud of our staff and their willingness to go the extra mile to make everyone's stay enjoyable. We would love to see you all again soon.

Galveston Island, Texas
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We stumble upon this great hotel and plan to come back. Large rooms, great view. Austin (manager) was welcoming and a great wealth of local info. He also prepared a great breakfast. I would recommend to my friends and family. They have themed roomed and we stayed in the Tinsel Town. Oh yeah did I mention Austin is a gourmet...

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

We love to hear of great experiences like yours! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback.

Hitchcock
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful time! Great hotel, great staff, food, wine, etc. Coming back in December . Can't wait! Down the street from wonderful shopping, restaurants and Gruene Dance Hall. Enjoyed relaxing by River! Close to Wimberly, Fredricsberg and the wineries.

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

We are so glad you enjoyed our amenities and our location which is close to all historic Gruene has to offer. We look forward to seeing you again in December!

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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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: €135 - €181 (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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