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Galveston, Texas
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

This place is very clean the service was excellent the store was very well-stocked the karaoke was great entertainment and the floating was wonderful great variety of things to do on the campsite and the people that work there are very friendly and very knowledgeable of the area

4Thank Robin P
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 2 June 2014

This was our first visit. My wife and I managed to get a spot for our camper and our daughter and son-in-law camped next to us in a tent. It was Memorial Day weekend, so it was VERY crowded, and we felt like our neighbors were on top of us. The other campers overall were well behaved and the staff...

2Thank PRODZ999
Mechelle P, Owner at Gypsy River Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have no control on the weather, but we do try to control the issues the weather brings. Our camp sites are the same size as all other camp grounds. Due to the fact you put a trailer and tent with two vehicles is why you felt crowded. And of course it was Memorial Weekend....

Baytown, Texas
Reviewed 8 February 2014

I have been going to this campground for 20 years through 5 owners. I was shocked by some of the previous reviews. The owners are wonderful, We book a minimum of 3 weekends a year and often more, Every year they are trying to update and improve the camp. The restrooms are clean. They do promote family values and unfortunately...

2Thank lilmommalynn
Galveston, Texas
Reviewed 7 January 2013

The place is clean with excellent river access (Great Fishing Spot) and good facilities. The staff are really pleasant and very helpful. We come to the Guadalupe River a couple of times a year and usually stay at a different camp each time, this was our first stay with Up The River Camp but we will definitely be coming back...

Reviewed 25 November 2012 via mobile

This is by far one of the best campsites we have ever stayed at. The views were exquisite, the owners were friendly and accommodating. We stayed here in a travel trailer with a toddler and two dogs. Full hookups available! Internet at certain places on the site! Not good Verizon cellular service. Next door is a charming bird that wakes...

1Thank Goldcoastlacie
Magnolia, Texas
Reviewed 18 July 2012

When I read the reviews I was hesitant to stay here BUT, I decided to make a reservation and decide on my own. My husband, 2 grandchildren, daughter, son in law and I went and enjoyed the stay. We had a shady spot and could see the river from our campsite. The people at the front desk were very friendly...

4Thank Susan R
San Angelo, Texas, United States
Reviewed 6 June 2012

Be advised they changed the name from Rainbow camp ground to Up the river camp ground. First of all the camp site was dirty and smelled the restrooms were horrible this place is not for a family! Foul language, "F" bombs everywhere would make Joe Pesci blush. Sheriffs were called all night, loud music way past 10 p.m. and the...

6Thank Curt T
San Angelo, Texas
Reviewed 29 May 2012

We arrived on saturday and signed a form stating no music passed 10:30 and no profanity. They stated that it was a family camp.I was pleased to hear this,unfortunitly that was not the case at all. people were up all nite drinking and yelling and the profanity, when I told the front desk (the same person that spoke so highly...

1Thank steve t
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 27 September 2011

I have been going to Rainbow campground for 7 years I have just herd that the owners have changed and they have done several improvements around the campground it was wonderfull before now its just awesome everyone is so helpfull and friendly the camp is always kept so clean they have a wonderfull store with snacks and Ice cold beer...

1Thank friendlycamper
Reviewed 13 June 2011

Upon arrival we were told it would be $15ea for the weekend, When we advised we were ataying with friends who already rented a campsite for their RV...we were advised it would be $15ea per night to stay with them IN THEIR RV and $15 a night to park. They have showers but you have to pay like you're at...

2Thank blacksunshine

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled alongside the Guadalupe River amongst the giant Cypress trees and towering cliffs of the Guadalupe you will find Gypsy River Resort, the newest "glamping" go-to destination in the Texas Hill Country. This unique "glamp-ground", situated between Austin and San Antonio, offers the luxuries of home paired with the tranquility and soul soothing experience of being surrounded by nature in the rawest form. Adventurers, Music Lovers, Avid Fishermen and Nature Enthusiasts alike get a soul soothing revival from a weekend spent at Gypsy River. For the glamper enthusiasts we have cozy river cottages, a Vagabond Dream House that sleeps large parties, or our unique canvas "Gypsy Bungalows" equipped with all the comforts of home. For those nature lovers on the wild side, we have beautiful campsites and full hook-up RV sites alongside the peaceful Guadalupe river. At Gypsy River we embrace adventure and the arts, with live music throughout the season as well as a plethora of adventure rentals for you to explore the Guadalupe in all it's majesty. We have tube, kayak and raft rentals that run daily with certified guides and a complimentary shuttle to pick you up as soon as your trip is finished. For all of you avid fishermen, we have a honey hole like no other on the Guadalupe, our property lies directly in front of the deepest hole on River Road and is stocked seasonally with Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout & Golden Trout. In addition to the stocked trout you can also hook some of the largest Guadalupe Bass, Small and Large mouth Bass, Striper, and Catfish this stretch of the Guad. We have day passes available as well as a fully stocked General Store, on-site Boutique and Food Trailer to accommodate all your needs during your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gypsy River Resort

Address: 8690 River Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78132-3085 (Formerly Up The River Camp)
Region: United States > Texas > New Braunfels
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Rainbow Camp Hotel New Braunfels
Gypsy River Resort New Braunfels, Texas
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“Be sure to bring charcoal and your own coffee maker.”
 of 5 bubbles chriscG2245SB, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a RV Spot, recommend river front, in the middle.”
 of 5 bubbles NDeleneC, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Vagabonds Dream House”
 of 5 bubbles H1167ZZjessicac, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All campsite here are great!”
 of 5 bubbles amaze_grace, 22 Jun 2014 | Read review
“stay away from this place if you have any family values.”
 of 5 bubbles 35stevet35, 28 May 2012 | Read review
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