Frequently Asked Questions • Heidelberg Lodges

The riverside resort has been offering accommodations to tourists visiting New Braunfels since the 1930s. Heidelberg Lodges offers a unique setting to visitors any time of year. Our cottages offer all the conveniences of home and are nestled under towering pecan trees, overlooking the crystal clear Comal Springs where the Comal River actually begins.

The Heidelberg Lodges are A-Frame Cottages in six floorplans to accommodate all size families year-around.

Compare Our Cottages

  • Motel Cottage • Occupancy 4 people max.
    Two extra long double beds, refrigerator only upper level cottages
  • Efficiency • Occupancy 6 people max.
    Two queen beds, dining and kitchen area, lounging area - all lower level.
  • One Bedroom • Occupancy 4 people max.
    One private bedroom with two extra long double beds, kitchen and dining room - all upper level
  • Two Bedroom • Occupancy 6 people max.
    One private bedroom with king bed. One semi-private w/queen bed, kitchen and dining area, lounging area - all lower level.
  • Rock House • Occupancy 10 people max.
    One bedroom w/two twin beds, one bedroom w/2 full size beds, one bedroom w/king bed, kitchen large living room and dining room
  • White House • Occupancy 8 people max.
    Full Size House: One private bedroom w/king bed, one private bedroom w/queen bed, large living w/two twin beds and sofa sleeper, kitchen, dining room.

Details of each Cottage can be found here.

Bed linen and bath towels are furnished. Towels may be exchanged at the office.

New 2021: Pots & Pans, Utensils or Serve ware will not be available.

Kitchenettes are equipped with stove tops (no ovens), refrigerators, toasters, coffeemakers and microwaves.

  • Pots & pans, dishes and silverware are provided.
  • Cottages do not have telephones
  • BBQ grills on premises
  • Bring your own river and swim towels.

Pets are not allowed.

Service Animals under the ADA are ONLY permitted. Any outside PETS NOT under the ADA will be asked to leave OR Animal authorities will be called.

Anyone caught with a pet will be asked to leave the facilities and will not receive a refund of deposit or room stay.

We recommend bringing River Shoes as you should NEVER go barefoot in the river. Please bring Life Jackets for non-swimmers.

As a note, please bring towels for the pool and river.

A PARKING TAG for ALL vehicles is required. Unauthorized vehicles will be towed at the owner's expense

Maid service is not provied, may be requested for a nominal fee. Please contact the office.

Bookings made online are subject to being reviewed and approved by the Manager before being official and you may be contacted if any adjustments or cancellations have to be made.

Please contact us for changes in reservations.

Heidelberg Lodges now offers - Golf Cart Rentals to enhance your stay as you can get around more easily.

Golf cart drivers must be 18 years or older and comply with rental agreement with New Braunfels Golf Cart Rentals.

SUMMER CHECK IN:
4 PM – 10 PM
OFF-SEASON CHECK IN:
1 PM – 3 PM
CHECK OUT:
8 AM - 11 AM

Summer Season

RESERVATIONS: A minimum length of stay is required as follows for advanced reservations. Summer, Memorial and Labor Days – 3 nights, 4th of July – 5 nights and Wurstfest – 2 nights. Blocked number of nights may not be cancelled. Stays of five nights or more may be reserved by cottage number. If less than 5 nights, reservations by section only. A 3-night minimum is required during summer season. You may Check In or Check Out on Saturday during the summer season.

Off-Season

OFF SEASON RATES: will be in effect October through April. EXCLUDING WURSTFEST, ALL RECREATION FACILITIES ARE CLOSED DURING THE WINTER SEASON. WEEKLY AND MONTHLY RENTALS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

SMOKING POLICY

Heidelberg Lodges is a NON-SMOKING FACILITY. Smokers are asked to please smoke outside the cottages. Anyone smoking inside the cottages will be charged a minimum of $250 and asked to leave. New Braunfels prohibits smoking inside any public place (except a bar) by City Ordinance.

CAMPING

Camping or staying in a recreational vehicle is prohibited by city ordinance.

 

If you are unsure or have additional questions, please contact the management of the Heidelberg Lodges.

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The Heidelberg Lodge Amenities includes Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboat Rentals

Our Texas Treasure the Comal River

Heidelberg Lodges Amenities

Enjoy the afternoon on the Comal River paddling the day away in a Canoe, Kayak or Paddleboat. Learn about all the amenities at the Heidelberg Lodges.

The Comal River is the shortest navigable river in the state of Texas in the United States.

Shortest Navigatable River in Texas

The Comal River

The Comal River is the shortest navigable river in the state of Texas in the United States. Proclaimed the "longest shortest river in the world" by locals, it runs entirely within the city limits of New Braunfels in southeast Comal County. It is a tributary of the Guadalupe River.