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13 Best Airbnbs in New Braunfels, Texas

New Braunfels, Texas is full of a large variety of adventures. Two rivers, the Guadalupe and Comal, which are spring-fed, are major sources of refreshing entertainment for families, couples, and solo travelers. A huge well-known water park is also fed by the river water. So there’s no shortage of H2O fun. But New Braunfels also offers the traditional shopping experience, infused with flavorful and varying restaurants, within its historic surroundings.

Visitors can experience more out-of-the-box activities, such as meandering through caves. Stop by one of the many intriguing and educational museums, or let loose while wandering the beer trail. That is just the beginning of all New Braunfels has to offer, and below is Airbnbs that will keep you extra comfortable during your stay.

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Jacks Cottage

Jack’s Cottage is the ultimate getaway and one of the top kid-friendly vacation rentals in Texas, with its cozy appeal, and lots of fun attributes. Kids will love the smaller sleeping nooks, while grown-ups can retreat to traditional rooms for much-needed rest and relaxation—the abode can easily sleep up to eight guests. Outside, are many adventures just waiting to be had. Cafe lights add a glow to the backyard when sitting around the fire pit with wine (and hot chocolate for the kids) while telling lighthearted ghost stories. Impeccable landscaping leads to, and accents, an ideal pool space for the entire family.

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Riverfront Getaway on Guadalupe River

On the outside, this residential Airbnb appears as a traditional cabin, and it sits nearly right at the Guadalupe River’s edge. So views from the extra enormous porch are going to be stellar, and this will certainly be a place that you want to sip your wine from on a nightly basis. But when entering the space, you will be greeted with a contemporary, nautical field. Overall, the space is quite bright and not very rustic, in a good way. The kitchen is beautifully tiled, and the bedrooms have fun accents all ages will love.

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The Farm House at Gruene B&B

Are you looking for a farmhouse experience? Something that says “Magnolia“? But maybe staying in a full-size house is just too much, and several hundred dollars. Well this accumulation of little cottages, gives guests that craved contemporary farmhouse experience, in a much smaller dwelling. But nothing has been left out, as guests will have all of the detailed furniture, rustic architectural aspects, with that overall bright charm. Café lights drape across the outdoor recreation spaces, where you’ll find a fire pit for nighttime relaxing.

Skyhouse Guadalupe: Cliffside Pool Above the River SKYHOUSE Guadalupe: Cliffside Pool Above the River
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Skyhouse Guadalupe: Cliffside Pool Above the River

Some folks want to go big, or just go home when it comes to traveling. And that is okay too! Multiple guests can stay amongst the five bedrooms and three and a half baths with this impressive modern mansion. Still holding true to some of its Texas roots via slightly rustic architecture, the home is most definitely dramatic, and a true showstopper if that’s what you were going for. The outdoor deck literally hangs over a cliff, that peers down to the Guadalupe River. And the pool just tips the iceberg of the luxury that resides within this abode, with its clean and striking presentation.

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Gruene Gusthaus - Private Suite

Boutique hotels often offer some of the best traveling experiences, with their local ties, individualized decor, and overall charm. The exterior of this particular boutique hotel is precious, with rustic stone and blue shutters. Rooms are equally as endearing, with a contemporary yet rustic farmhouse feel. This particular room can accommodate up to four guests, so it’s perfect for a small family or friends traveling together. A washer and dryer reside inside the room, which is a huge convenience factor. Around the boutique hotel are two great bars, along with a tasty popcorn shop you have to stop in.

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Guadalupe Azul: Cliffside Private Pool

If the space could only be described in a few words, we would say rich, bold, and sleek. Twelve guests can stay within the full-size residential sky house, so it might be the perfect place to gather the family. Inside, the decor is jaw-dropping, and the overall space is open concept. We love the deep dusty blue color that flows from the exterior of the elevated, above the trees home, into the interior. The floor plan is ideal for families who just want to sit around together and talk for hours on end. The outdoor deck features a crisp and breathtaking pool, with views outward to the tree canopy.

Historic 1920 Home in the Heart of New Braunfels Historic 1920 Home in the heart of New Braunfels
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Historic 1920 Home in the Heart of New Braunfels

Come stay in the heart of New Braunfels, and experience an enriching historical getaway, while being excellently located to all of the exciting offerings the area has. The home holds tightly to elements from the past, such as its architecture and honey-hued wooden floor and ceilings. But some aspects have gotten a contemporary farmhouse makeover, bringing it up to today’s luxury travel standards. It’s hard to imagine this chic space existed in the early 1900s! Come sit on the porch, prep local ingredients in the kitchen, and relax in the classic living room.

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The Cedar Lodge at Gruene B&B

We absolutely had to list this farmhouse-style small cottage. Its charm is undeniable and will give the best environment for a memorable and comfortable vacation in New Braunfels. The interior is loaded with accents that warm the soul and appeal to the eyes, and even the staircase serves as an impactful focal point inside. To get guests on their way in a snap, the host provides a tasty on-the-go breakfast. Enjoy the fire pit, grilling, or a round of horseshoes after a day of exploring the nearby historic attractions. Seriously, if you are looking for a fairytale space for your getaway, this could very well be it.

On the Comal, with Pool & Hot Tub in Downtown New Braunfels ON THE COMAL+ Pool & Hot Tub+ Downtown NB
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On the Comal, with Pool & Hot Tub in Downtown New Braunfels

Presented with a fresh and contemporary appeal, this lovely Airbnb has two bedrooms that feel welcoming and bright. In the common area, are hardwood floors, a fireplace, and an up-to-date kitchen. But the wow factor is the Comal River outside. The description details this particular part of the river is not quite as crowded, as it is just above tubing traffic. Enjoy some peace and quiet from your balcony, or take advantage of the activities the river has to offer.

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This condo has a bright open and airy ambiance that is extremely appealing when on vacation. Uplift your spirits, and enjoy two spacious bedrooms, along with an impressive living room with an eye-popping red couch. The kitchen is well equipped as is the rest of the space, with granite countertops and appliances so you can prepare snacks and small meals. The location is stellar, as you get the benefit of seeing both the Comal and Guadalupe rivers since they merge together in this particular spot. Two stunning swimming pools and two hot tubs will be at guests’ disposal during their stay.

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Studio Treehaus Luxury Suite

This treehouse-themed Airbnb is a large studio space, but that doesn’t mean it can’t sleep a good amount of people. Up to seven travelers can bunk here, within the comfortable beds, and bunk beds! Warm wooden walls hug guests for a comforting and home-like stay, and other rustic touches are met with contrasting streamline decor. Views of the Comal River greet when you walk outside, and the listing’s photos feature a tropical vibe swimming pool with thatch umbrellas.

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River Retreat with Balcony View

We really like the space, because it is a budget-friendly option, that can accommodate a family with up to seven people. The condominium checks off all of the vacation boxes, from comfortable places to sleep, a scenic balcony, to a lovely pool. So the kids will definitely be happy. But for many reasons, this Airbnb has received a solid five-star rating, accumulatively.

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Steps to Downtown, Pet Friendly

The blue color of this bungalow will immediately put guests in a cheerful mood. Fun attributes like birdhouses and other knickknacks have been placed upon the exterior to adorn it in the most perfectly eccentric way. A sense of whimsical magic exists within the dwelling. Inside, there is a lot going on, in a very good way. Those looking for something a little bit unusual for their stay in New Braunfels will certainly appreciate the overall decor. Located quite conveniently, you’ll be near downtown, while feeling far away with all those pecan trees over top.

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