Hotel at a Glance: Microtel Inn & Suites New Braunfels
Just a few minutes from this family-friendly hotel, you can zoom down twisting water slides at Schlitterbahn Water Park or go whitewater rafting on the Guadalupe River. When you come back to the hotel, you’ll find it a peaceful place to recharge—enjoy free breakfast in the morning and an outdoor pool.
Recent recognition: TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2014
Rise and shine: The hotel serves up a free continental breakfast of fresh fruit, pastries, and piping hot coffee every morning.
Take a dip in the outdoor pool, or soak up rays on the sundeck.
Restaurants within walking distance include Montana Mike’s Steakhouse and Oma’s Haus Restaurant, which serves up traditional German cuisine.
Texas Hill Country: Pastoral Landscape of Ranches, Rivers, and German-American Towns
A picturesque region of rolling hills and valleys covered in bluebonnets, the area of central Texas known as Texas Hill Country has been compared to the landscape of Tuscany by the New York Times. Texas Hill Country is a backyard playground for nearby cities, as it lies just west of Austin and northwest of San Antonio. Urbanites often escape here for the weekend to enjoy the slower pace and beat the heat—the region’s slightly higher elevation means it’s often less humid. With many state parks and spring-fed rivers, the Hill Country is also a haven for outdoorsy types; activities range from fishing and tubing to rock climbing. The Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is popular thanks to its main attraction: a gigantic pink-granite dome in the middle of the park.
Among the Hill Country’s major towns, Bandera best captures its cowboy spirit. It’s not uncommon to catch an open rodeo in the summer or to see a ranch hand riding to the store on horseback. The town is also surrounded by dude ranches where you can get a taste of the local lifestyle. Just north of Bandera, the town of Fredericksburg is also worth exploring. Along with New Braunfels, it was one of the main settlements of local German immigrants in the 1840s—a heritage that visitors can still see today in the “Willkommen” signs hung on shop doors.
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What You Get
Stay for two in a standard queen room or standard double-queen room
Up to two kids 17 or younger stay free in a standard double-queen room
Dates into November
Policies and Fees
* Reservations: Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
* Cancellation policy: 72-hour cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable.
* Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed. Read the Fine Print for important info on offer details and other restrictions.
Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
72-hour cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate
Traveler name must match ID at time of check-in
No refunds will be processed by Groupon after check-in
Must be 21 or older to check in
Credit card required at check-in
Not valid with reward points
Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
Standard Queen Room
* One queen bed
* Standard occupancy: 2
* Maximum occupancy: 2
Standard Double-Queen Room
* Two queen beds
* Standard occupancy: 2
* Maximum occupancy: 4
* Adding occupants above standard: $10 per night for each additional guest 18 or older; kids 17 or younger stay free
Check in: 3 p.m.
Check out: 11 a.m.
Rollaways: available for an additional $10 per night
Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property.
Accessibility: please contact property for handicap accessibility requests or options.
Room upgrades: not available
Nearest airport: San Antonio International (SAT; 28 miles)