Top 9 Hotels By The River In New Braunfels, Texas - Updated 2024

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Texas, one of the largest states in the U.S. and home to almost 30 million strong is a colossal travellers paradise. Teeming with beautiful cities, grand architecture and historical landmarks, this is a must-see vacation spot. The old sentiment, ‘everything is bigger in Texas’ certainly rings through, as from the food to the culture, everything comes to life as soon as you step foot into the Lone Star state. No doubt a visit to Texas might be a stay in one of the many hotels scattered throughout the state. New Braunfels itself, is better known for its German history and as one of the top places for river-tubing. The river hotels, in particular, provide tranquillity to the heart of nature lovers and those who enjoy the serenity. Take a look at our list of hotels by the river in New Braunfels, Texas, and take a pick of your favourite.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and location by the river. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 19, 2024.

1. Gruene River Hotel & Retreat (from USD 377)

Elegant on the outside and sophisticated decor in the inside, Gruene River Hotel & Retreat exhibits a charming facade and welcoming front. This riverside hotel seems to offer guests a home away from home. All rooms feature private baths and flat-screen televisions. There are also balconies that offer a great view of the passing river. A buffet breakfast can be enjoyed each morning. Indulge in a game of billiards or go fishing as you relax in the serenity of the ambience. Work if need be, as internet access is available to all guests throughout the day. You can also relax in the hot tub while you listen to the murmur of the river rushing by. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to enjoy a low-key stay at Gruene River Hotel & Retreat.

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Gruene River Hotel & Retreat

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1235 Gruene Road
4.25 km (2.7 mi) from Landa Park

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Facilities for disabled guests Games room Free parking

2. Courtyard by Marriott (from USD 224)

Driving up to the Courtyard, you’ll find a resemblance to some other hotels that you may have seen in the past. Inside, you’ll find simple yet modern-styled rooms that come with a fridge, television and even a desk where you can catch up on some work. An outdoor pool for a bit of fun is also located on the premises. You won’t go hungry as a bistro offers meals like sandwiches that you can grab before leaving for an excursion. For families or couples who like to eat outdoors, there is a barbeque and picnic area as well.

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Courtyard by Marriott New Braunfels River Village

Address: 750 North Interstate 35
3.78 km (2.4 mi) from Landa Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms

3. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott (from USD 179)

Book a stay at Fairfield Inn & Suites and have a relaxing stay in the spacious guestrooms available. Fitted with flat-screen TV and mini-fridges, you’ll have everything for your comfort. Free internet access, comfortable accommodations along with a fitness centre and indoor pool, make life at Fairfield Inn & Suites, a trip worth remembering. A lavish breakfast is prepared each morning and snacks can be purchased on-site. Make a stop at this cosy hotel in New Braunfels, Texas, to experience what all the fuss is about.

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Braunfels

Wifi Available

Address: 1465 IH-35-North
4.25 km (2.7 mi) from Landa Park

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Hot tub/jacuzzi

4. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson (from USD 121)

This chic property is a combination of comfort and luxury. It comes with family rooms that feature private baths and a closet to fit all your luggage. You can sleep in style as guestrooms are airconditioned for comfort and have flat-screen TVs for entertainment. Those who enjoy working-out will be glad to know a fitness centre is on-site and even an outdoor pool when you’re ready to cool off. Every morning guests are greeted with the lovely smell of the buffet-style breakfast served by the restaurant.

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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, New Braunfels, TX

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 1483 I-35 North
4.29 km (2.7 mi) from Landa Park

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Dry cleaning

5. Sleep Inn and Suites (from USD 94)

Sleep in comfort and style at Sleep Inn and Suites which feature suitably cosy guestrooms that come with a fridge, microwave, and even a tea-maker as a morning booster. Free internet access is available to guests and cable TV is provided so you can enjoy your favourite shows. A stay would not be complete without enjoying a swim, and an outdoor pool is there just for that. A buffet breakfast awaits guests who love a hot meal first thing in the morning. While you sightsee around New Braunfels, be sure to check out Sleep Inn And Suites for a fun break.

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Sleep Inn & Suites New Braunfels

Wifi Available

Address: 1477 North Interstate 35
4.2 km (2.7 mi) from Landa Park

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Hot tub/jacuzzi WiFi Available

Other riverfront options

6. Gruene Outpost River Lodge (from USD 83)

Calling all nature lovers to this rustic river lodge located near the Guadalupe River. This pristine abode features a comfortable room with a TV and refrigerator. What’s fun about this place is that guests can pay a fee to do a little river-tubing. Here guests can relax and look at nature all around. For those who are not so adventurous, the outdoor pool is a viable option. Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que Restaurant and Billy’s Ice are just a walk away when you’re ready to get your grub on.

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Gruene Outpost River Lodge

Address: 1273 River Terrace
2.95 km (1.9 mi) from Landa Park

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Non-smoking rooms Fishing Family rooms Games room Free parking Billiards

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7. Gruene River Inn

Gruene River Inn, located 40 kilometres (25 miles) from the San Antonio International Airport is a highly rated river inn in New Braunfels, Texas. This inn is a great place for fishing and swimming and for those who want to stay absorbed in nature. Amenities include free internet access, cable TV, and cosy queen-sized beds. Balconies are attached to each guestroom, so you’re promised great views of the river. A large hot tub is also located on the property which affords guests some downtime during the cool days or nights. As the food is important in Texas, a buffet-style breakfast is provided each morning along with hot drinks and delicious tacos. Don’t miss a stay at this awesome inn by the river.

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Gruene River Inn

8.8 User Rating Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1111 Gruene Road
4.06 km (2.6 mi) from Landa Park

Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Free parking Internet services Heating Fax/photocopying

8. Lamb's Rest Inn

At Lamb’s Rest Inn you are promised a relaxing and peaceful experience during your stay by the river. Distinctly made for couples, the inn offers a honeymoon suite, along with other guestrooms that provide a private bath, shower, cable TV and free internet access. Couples can enjoy outdoor activities like fishing and canoeing or soak in the hot tub outside. Guest can view the garden from the balconies which overlook the river. A hot breakfast is also provided to guests each morning.

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Lamb's Rest Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 1385 Edwards Boulevard
4.56 km (2.9 mi) from Landa Park

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Family rooms

9. The Resort at Schlitterbahn (from USD 143)

The Resort at Schlitterbahn is just 8 kilometres (5 miles) from the Gruene Historic District which offers dining options for travellers. The resort offers living spaces in the form of suites and apartment lofts that come with offers such as free WiFi, cable TV, and refrigerator. Guests can enjoy the hot tub at night and gaze at the river just next to the resort space. A relaxing river-tubing adventure awaits you if you enjoy being in the outdoors. The resort is just five minutes away from the nearest waterpark, so this is the perfect spot to unwind from a long trip.

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The Resort at Schlitterbahn

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 305 West Austin Street
1.12 km (0.7 mi) from Landa Park

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Free parking

Experience bliss at river-side hotels in New Braunfels

Brimming with culture and a variety of attractions, New Braunfels is the place to be. The rivers running through the state are vital to the topography. With so much to do and so little time, don’t sit around contemplating where to book your next stay. Choose any one of these scenic river-view hotels and you won’t regret it. Texas is home to big food and big adventure, so make it fast and try out one of these hotels by the river in New Braunfels.

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