Old Gruene Market Days
1.1 miles from the homestead
100 vendors feature handmade crafts and Texas foods. Every 3rd weekend, Feb. – Nov. & 1st weekend in Dec.
1 mile from the homestead
Historic dance hall built in the 19th century hosting live country, Americana & blues musicians nightly.
Tasting room and bar featuring one of the largest selections of Texas wines available, as well as Texas craft beers and select wines from around the world.
Rockin’ River Rides
1.2 miles from the homestead
Inner tubes and rafts for floating the Guadalupe River. Shuttle provided throughout the summer.
Sleeps: 2 | Pet Friendly
The Cottage is what used to be the carriage house for the Faust House. This unit is very popular because it is charmingly roomy with plenty of privacy. Offering a king size bed, sitting area, stand up tiled shower, double sinks and a jacuzzi tub. Mini-fridge & microwave and large private entry patio with rocking chairs is the perfect spot for your morning coffee.
The Farm House – Available Rooms
The Texas House offers 4 unique lodging options.
Sleeps: 4 | Pet Friendly
The Judge’s Chambers is one of our most popular suites and offers two separate rooms. The master room offers one king size bed and the welcoming entry room offers two twin size beds. A large bathroom with double sinks, jacuzzi tub and a beautiful natural skylight add to the relaxing atmosphere of this room. There is a mini-fridge & microwave along with a coffee bar.
This unique room was originally the “dog run” of the Farmhouse. It is a medium size, two room suite that offers a sitting area with a small dinette table with a mini-fridge and microwave. The separate roomy bedroom offers a king size bed. The bathroom has a large double sink, jacuzzi tub and a skylight .
A truly unique lodging experience. This unit is one of our most unique suites with a genuine root cellar discovered many years ago while doing construction. The ground floor offers a master bedroom with a king size bed and a twin size bed around the walkway. There are stone steps that lead down to the cellar which offers a television and a trundle bed with two twin mattresses.
True to its name, The Hideaway is a large, comfortable room that offers a secluded location. This room offers a king size bed along with a twin trundle. Large natural light bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub. The room offers a coffee bar with mini-fridge. The outdoor private patio with cozy picnic table area adds to the charm of privacy.
The Texas House – Available Rooms
The Texas House offers 2 guest rooms.
The spirit of Texas resides here – it’s cozy and romantic, just what you need to keep “the real world” at bay. This is a comfortable room that offers a king size bed, separate sitting area, tiled bathroom with a jacuzzi tub. Also included is a mini-fridge & microwave.
One of our very popular rooms, the vaulted ceilings really convey a feeling of freedom. This is a nice mini-suite that offers one king size bed and a twin daybed with trundle. The bathroom features an antique base sink & jacuzzi bathtub. You have a 4 seat dining table, mini-fridge, microwave and coffee bar.
Sleeps: 6 | Pet Friendly
The Ranch House is a stand alone charming one bedroom, one bathroom house that is fully equipped with all you need in order to have a relaxing stay. Recently renovated.
The Country House – Available Rooms
The Country House offers a variety of lodging options, each with its own unique character.
Sleeps: 5 | Pet Friendly
One of our largest two room suites. The Country Suite has plenty of room to stretch your legs and relax. This suite offers a separate bedroom with one king size bed and one twin bed. The sitting area offers a twin daybed with trundle. The wet bar comes with a mini-fridge and microwave. The large bathroom with jacuzzi tub and dining table & loveseat offer additional comfort.
A charming king size bedroom with a high ceiling and sitting area. Large antique doors make a statement as the headboard of your comfy bed and a sitting area makes a great relaxing location. This room offers a tiled walk-in shower and natural sunlight in the bathroom along with a mini-fridge and microwave. Not pet friendly.
Bright and roomy, The Nest is perched high in the Country House. This unique upstairs room offers a comfy king bed, sitting area and full size bed in one of the two nooks, making this perfect to host up to four guests comfortably. Additionally, this room offers a coffee bar, microwave and mini-fridge. The sitting area and cozy ambiance provided by the “fireplace” entertainment center allows for the perfect spot to slow down and relax. This room is NOT pet friendly.
Watch the deer stroll by from your private porch with wicker seating. This suite offers a comfy king size bed, walk-in shower and sitting area for your comfort. There is a mini-fridge and coffee bar for your enjoyment. This room offers handicap access ramp. Not pet friendly.
The multiple catering options, full bar service, 2 stages, yard games, indoor/outdoor seating and much more make this a fantastic option for your special event. We are able to accommodate up to 250 guests and can be easily customized to fit your needs.
This is the only guest room attached to the Faust House so once the office is closed, it becomes a quiet and private little haven. This room offers a king size bed, mini-fridge, microwave and coffee bar. The room features a stand up shower and private patio complete with rocking chairs. Entertainment includes ROKU streaming television & Fiber Internet availability. This room is NOT pet friendly.
Team Office Associate
Stephanie, like many others, moved to Texas from her native state of Indiana. She relocated here to be closer to her children and grandchildren. While in Indiana, she enjoyed a long career working for the state as a social worker adding to her long 40-year service industry experience. The original owners hand-picked Stephanie from their favorite local establishment to come work for them, as her service is unmeasurable. Stephanie is quick witted, enjoys a good book and spending time with her family and friends.
Head of Guest Support Services
Heidi joined the property in April of 2019 and quickly became a guest favorite. She has received numerous care packages from guests that met her while staying with us. Heidi has become friends with the deer, birds, and family of foxes that visit our property daily. Heidi enjoys napping, sunbathing, and greeting guests on their way into breakfast every morning.
Event Venue Manager
Cheyenne earned her MBA in Communications from the University of Incarnate Word in 2017. She joined the team in 2023 following 7 years as a collegiate student-athlete and 5 years of experience in construction equipment sales. Cheyenne enjoys game night with friends, weekend adventures, and spending time with her senior pup, Cooper.
Business Operations Assistant
Kylie moved to New Braunfels seven years ago and graduated from Canyon High School. She began her time with Gruene Homestead Inn in the summer of 2022. Kylie is currently a student at Texas State University studying business management. Outside of work, Kylie enjoys spending time with her family and playing sand volleyball.
Business Operations Specialist
Micah is a former student-athlete that graduated from Trinity University in 2018. She has worked for the owners since 2019 filling a variety of roles and currently leads the overall property renovation efforts. Micah enjoys a good cup of coffee, live music, and time spent with family and friends.
Donna Wenzel-Guenther is a lifetime resident of New Braunfels. Beginning her tenor with Gruene Homestead Inn over 24 years ago and counting, Donna shares her wealth of knowledge of New Braunfels and Gruene Homestead Inn to all she meets. Known for her friendly disposition and gift of conversation, Donna is a guest favorite and stays busy caring for her family and pets.
Edgar has been with Gruene Homestead Inn from the very beginning. As the son of the original owners, Ed and Billie Miles, Edgar has worn every hat imaginable. Edgar is a veteran of the US Army and his wealth of knowledge for the property and attention to detail continue to make Gruene Homestead Inn the best of the best. Edgar is an avid cyclist and enjoys playing the guitar. If you have a question about this property, he is your man!
Shannon comes to Gruene Homestead Inn with 37 years of combined property management, customer service, and hospitality experience. Shannon became employed with the current owner in 2017 and was moved to Gruene Homestead Inn at the time of purchase in April of 2019. Shannon enjoys gardening, canning homegrown fruits and vegetables, and tending to her many pets.
Paradise is just one booking away!
We are excited to announce the addition of our resort style swimming pool, The Oasis, which comes complete with *Silo Swim-up Bar & *Snack Shack.
*Service hours of Silo Swim-up Bar & Snack Shack vary by season.
Sleeps: 2 | Pet Friendly
If privacy is what you are looking for, The Cabin is a stand alone room that offers a private fenced in courtyard area, picnic table, large private porch, and a wonderful handmade rock wall. Enjoy the comfortable king size bed and inviting jacuzzi tub.