Downtown Hotels - New Braunfels, Texas

Places to Stay Near Downtown New Braunfels

Nestled within the heart of Texas Hill Country next to the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers, New Braunfels offers travelers a beautiful and unique getaway no matter the time of year. Looking for hotels and lodging in New Braunfels, Texas? The Resort at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels is woven into the fabric of downtown. You can choose from a wide variety of accommodations including hotel rooms, suites, vacation homes, and condos. Located within walking distance to the heart of the city, the resort is just minutes away from popular attractions, festivals, food, shopping, and more. Plan your next escape now and stay with us at The Resort at Schlitterbahn. 

Explore Things to Do for the Holidays in New Braunfels

It’s one of the most wonderful times of the year to visit New Braunfels, TX. Although traditionally known as a premier summer vacation stop, New Braunfels has quickly become a true winter destination where German, European and American holiday traditions collide. Centrally located near shopping, festivals, local breweries and eateries, The Resort at Schlitterbahn provides affordable accommodations to match any budget allowing you to enjoy more holiday fun!

Be merry and escape the holiday hoopla by celebrating the season in New Braunfels this winter with friends and family. Start by ringing in the holidays during the Downtown Lighting Ceremony on November 16th. Or if you’re a fan of hot mulled cider do not miss Wassailfest on December 6th where you can enjoy an evening stroll through the festive streets of downtown while drinking your fill of a seasonal favorite spirit. Of course, no holiday is complete without a shopping spree so stop by Christkindlmarkt, a German inspired open air Christmas market hosted November 30th – December 1st. Looking for a kid-friendly activity? Combine the sights and sounds of the season with the natural beauty and best show cave in Texas at Natural Bridge Cavern’s Christmas at the Caverns. Plus, don’t forget to share your Christmas list when visiting Cowboy Kringle in neighboring Gruene during weekends November 17th to December 22nd.

Celebrate and stay with us at The Resort at Schlitterbahn. For a complete listing of Christmas events in New Braunfels see PLAYINNEWBRAUNFELS!

Discover New Braunfels’ Food Offerings

Start your day with coffee or pastry at the historic Naegelin’s Bakery, 2 Tarts Bakery, or Crosswalk Cafe. Enjoy a long lunch at Huisache Grill, McAdoo’s Seafood Co., Krause’s Cafe, or Muck & Fuss. You’ll want to dress up for dinner at Myron’s Prime Steakhouse or the Downtowner. Find friendly faces and fun spirits at Downtown Social, Callahan’s, Scores, or Faust Brewing Co. Want to be in the middle of the action? Schlitter-Stein Lofts, a Schlitterbahn managed property, offers breathtaking views of the river and contemporary furnishings. These luxury lofts are just two blocks from downtown activities and feature gorgeous interiors.

Re-Discover the Heart of Schlitterbahn Resort

If you prefer the unique experience of renting a home locally with the benefits of long-established hotel amenities and services – discover the Resort at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels.

The Resort at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels started in 1966 as riverside accommodations – more than 10 years before the first waterslide was built. In 2018, the resort was officially recognized by the Texas Historical Commission as a Texas Treasure. In the last 50 years, the Resort has grown to include seven distinct lodging experiences.

The Resort at the Bahn features hotel rooms, one and two bedroom suites, quirky condos, even a room with a hot tub tucked into trees and on the banks for the crystal clear Comal River. Stay steps away from downtown at the upscale Schlitter-Stein Lofts, perfect for a girls weekend retreat or couples getaway. Try the Treehaus Luxury Suites or Riverbend Cabins for room to relax and river views. The Condos at Boogie Bay are a great value with the added benefit of being located steps away from local Union Station Diner (open for breakfast), Tin Top burger joint, and Rhea’s Ice Cream.

Coming with a big family? Our vacation homes, studio suites, and Gruene Penthouse is a perfect lodging fit for your Hill Country home base. If you are traveling with a big group, choose from our wide range of Vacation Homes that can sleep 8 -18 guests comfortably.