10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In New Braunfels, Texas: Wake Up Near The Waterfront - Updated 2023

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New Braunfels is a city surrounded by breathtaking countryside near San Antonio in Texas. Both the Comal and Guadalupe Rivers weave their way nearby offering plenty of waterside activities. There are also a number of lakes which are perfect for boating and fishing. In the city itself, you can stroll past historical and unique buildings such as the Gruene Hall in the historic district. The popular Faust Street Iron Bridge draws in tourists as it is the last of its kind in Texas and has historical importance. If you plan to take children, take a step away from the historical and natural surroundings and spend a day at the Schlitterbahn water fun park. For us, New Braunfels is best enjoyed by staying at a property near the waterfront. We’ve found you the top 10 Vrbo accommodations in New Braunfels, Texas. Book today and start planning your holiday.

1. Retreat at Clutter Falls (from USD 181)

This charming wooden cabin is adjacent to a larger vacation home. It can comfortably host up to four guests sharing two bedrooms, one of which is in the loft and has two twin beds. We love the semi-open-plan design of this property because it feels very spacious and airy. The living room includes a 42-inch flat screen high definition television and DVD player. The highlight of the property has to be the outdoor hot tub from which you can see the glorious sunset. Once you’re here you won’t want to leave.

145 reviews  
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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The bed was comfortable and view spectacular
The only complaint I have is that the tree outside hit the side of the roof all night making a banging Other than that it was absolutely perfect
Although the property shares space with a larger home
My kids so enjoyed the place and the little hide away under the stairs
just the AC was the only problem
The breakfast treats were delicious and much appreciated
great location view nice hot tub
unfortunately there was construction next door which was noisy and dusty preventing us from utilizing the outdoor patio area as much as we had hoped
We enjoyed the hot tub and view with the sounds of the river below I would love to give this place 5 stars
The attention to detail with regard to decor and comfort was amazing
We loved how cozy Clutterfalls was Very clean and taken care of
We loved our get away to Clutter Falls Retreat
Very quaint extremely clean and right down the street from Gruene
Great location and the views are beautiful
Such a relaxing beautiful area
Property is really nice inside and out Look forward to staying here again in the near future
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2. Condo on Comal River (from USD 211)

This part open-plan two-bedroom property comes with an outdoor pool and is a great base for a group of friends or a family. While sitting on the balcony you can enjoy the river view. Meals can be prepared in either the fully equipped kitchen or the outdoor barbecue area. There is even a hot tub, free WiFi and three flat-screen televisions. This is a great condo to call home for your holiday.

22 reviews  
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Very comfortable & quiet condo right by the elevator
but I was hot then cold
The condo was clean comfy and roomy enough for all of us
AC kept the place nice and cool
My hubs improvised by using a dining room chair
Excellent location overall rooms were very clean
Also the sheets on the master bed were not very clean Hair from previous tenants was on the sheets
Sparkling clean plenty of parking
and he personally called to give us info on the condo and to answer any questions
Excellent condo that overlooked the pool area and Comal river
The only things I wish they had are: a cooler blanket because the big comforter was too warm for July and just a sheet wasn't enough (and to keep hubs cool) and a small table or shelf for the other...
They also frequently walked around the premises even late at night There is a tube rental company literally next door which made renting tubes for the Comal very convenient
The condo was really nice
Restaurants and other "things to do" were all about 5 minutes away
beds were comfortable great location
Easy access to the river & the condominium even gave us wrist bands to wear to receive a discount for tube rentals
Perfect place to enjoy the river Nice setup in condo and perfect get away for the family
There's even a tube rental place right across the street
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3. Waterfront home on the Guadalupe River (from USD 222)

For us, the highlight of this unique boho-style property is the huge outdoor sweeping patio that gives you incredible water views of the Guadalupe River. With two bedrooms, sleeper sofas and two bathrooms, this is a great option for a group of friends. It is worth noting that you have to be aged 25 or over to rent it. The living room includes fantastic wooden furnishing, cozy soft furnishings and cable HDTV. The kitchen has modern amenities including both a microwave and a full oven, fantastic for whipping up a delicious meal.

83 reviews   Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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You have a beautiful place All kitchen and bathroom needs were provided As well as
but it was too cold to swim
The kids enjoyed fishing off the bank
There was also a scary stain on the pullout bed in the living room
We loved getting in the river
Comfortable clean and nice sheets
The house was clean well stocked
I have a river raft & that was the only downer of the stay
In conclusion all was more than satisfactory
This home feels so cozy even fun in off-season
What we would have changed: We were at max occupancy and could have done with a few more blankets and sheets
The deck hanging out in Gruene before arriving and river time
They had lots of board games too Access to the water
It was a good location with short access to several sites that we had visited
We've stayed here several times before and this place is located perfectly on the Guadalupe River
We loved the house & the location
I have already recommended to several people Loved it loved
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4. Newly renovated historic cottage (from USD 250)

This three-bedroom cottage has been lovingly restored and can comfortably host up to eight people. We love the large outdoor porch which is ideal to enjoy a family breakfast and evening meal. The kitchen comes well equipped and has utensils for all guests. There is both an oven and a microwave at the property. During the summer months, you can rent a tube and enjoy water activities.

64 reviews  
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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There was plenty of room for everyone to relax and for the little one to play Kitchen
I especially loved the soaking tub in the master bathroom
Our families enjoyed the large table
It was so much more than expected
We lived the side yard and BBQ multiple nights
We had a full house with 8 guests and it was very comfortable
The house is well stocked and clean
The furnishings and decor are upscale and the house is adorable
The location was great place was very clean and the property was as listed on listing
We had 3 adults and 2 children in our party
Owner was great to communicate with
They have bikes available with helmets that our grands loved
and when we had questions they immediately answered
We felt welcomed and comfortable the minute we walked through the door
the home was extremely clean beautifully decorated with a high attention to detail
also short walk to downtown to shops and restaurants
This is a cute house in a quiet area near the river
We had a great time at the this house Plenty of room and great location
What a charming house in the perfect location in New Braunfels
the yard and front porch plus the location was ideal for walks to town and city parks
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5. Camp Willow Cottage (from USD 198)

This cozy and comfortable two-level cottage can host up to eight people. On-site there is a full kitchen with an outdoor grill area. The property is serene and is set within 2.5 acres (1 hectare) of land so you have plenty of space to explore. You can also take full advantage of the boat dock and fishing pier.

New Braunfels, Texas, United States
cabin 8 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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The upstairs was smaller than expected
The cabin was exactly like described the only differences being positive ones like a newer tv than appeared in the photos
but it is severely neglected since the photos were taken
we immediately opened windows to air it out
I hate leaving poor reviews on here because I love the idea of this Tech space
The towels and sheets were clean and pleasant
The house itself was clean
Cabin was very clean and had everything you needed Beds we're comfortable
Just could have used a more thorough cleaning before guests arrived
We have a good time
nothing was said about a pet fee
The grounds were gorgeous and the dock made swimming really fun for the kids
There was also a dip in the deck outside of the back door that everyone almost tripped on
We loved the location and walk to the lake
This is a great place in a great location if your planning on tubing or rafting but still want to visit the city
Great little cabin on a very pretty property
We drove less than 10 minutes to rent tubes and easily went into San Antonio for shopping and dinner on the riverwalk in a short drive
Once you find them though it's a good place to swim and hang out in the water
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6. Cozy cottage on waterfront (from USD 171)

If you are looking for a quiet retreat for yourself and three additional guests then we’d recommend this next listing. This traditional 1940’s-style cottage is directly on the waterfront and boasts stunning morning views. Take full advantage of the hammocks while you simply relax and unwind. There are one queen-sized bed, one twin and a pull-out sofa. The kitchen is fully stocked with all pots and utensils so you can be fully self-sufficient. There is also full WiFi connectivity available.

New Braunfels, Texas, United States
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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The cabin is very old and small but very clean and well equipped
Beautiful quaint cabin in the woods on the lake
The beds were comfortable with nice linens and lots of nice towels Outside the yard is shady and peaceful with lots of yard toys and a hammock for relaxing Amy also includes plenty of things for ...
the owner is great responding quickly to my emails
and we are not even related or ever met them before super Host
Me and my Wife cannot wait to book this property again
The place is very dog friendly with a cable run for the dogs dog bowls and a welcome gift our dogs enjoyed greatly
Very peaceful laid back vibe
but it was still warm inside at bedtime
This was better than walking into a Hilton Penthouse Suite which we have everything you would need for your get away vacation in both inside and not to mention
lots of fun things to do there outside activities close by
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7. Spacious and bright property

This property has both a sense of luxury and space. The interior design is very standard and the property feels bright and airy while still being welcoming. Up to 10 guests can stay here comfortably. Guests will share the two bedrooms and the common room sleeping space. The master bedroom is in the loft and the second has bunk beds and a large bed. The living room includes a king-size sleeper sofa and a futon. This three-level property has an open-plan design and boasts a fantastic living space, two bathrooms, and fully equipped kitchen. It is also located on 4 acres (1.6 hectares) of land, so if there is plenty to explore and see in the surrounding countryside.

85 reviews  
House 8 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
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House could use a little deep cleaning
I scrubbed the kitchen tile floor and found the grout was light gray instead of black
The top of the stairs was where I really noticed the floor was dirty
It was to big to wash
Cleaned the pink and black mold from the tiled bathroom upstairs
Very clean and spacious open floor plan great for socializing with friends and family
Frig glass and the bottom dirty including the freezer
Counter beautiful but dirty yuck
grills were not working main living room lights not working and screen did not close on door to the deck
Enjoyed our stay very much would definitely stay again Beautiful home and area with great view
actually the whole house smelled like wet dog and necessary to keep all the windows open that had screens on them to help with the smell
It is still a beautiful house and great location
yet convenient to surrounding areas of interest
Just wish it was C L E A N with C L E A N linens and not smell like a wet stinky dog
This house is perfect if you want to take advantage of all the area has to offer Renting a boat on Canyon Lake
Awesome view and great secluded location
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Idyllic waterfront accommodations

Whether you are looking for a water-activity packed holiday or simply to sit on the porch of your holiday home and listen to the nature around you, these top ten Vrbo properties in New Braunfels have it all. They also just so happen to be close to the waterfront so you are only a few steps away from the main attraction. We would normally say, get your Instagram ready, but this time we’ll say ‘get a chair and a good book ready.’ Book today to avoid disappointment.

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