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Lake Jackson, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Have to say this was awesome! From the second we arrived we were greeted with warm friendly smiles and invited to park to see if the owners would be able to accommodate us. Originally we were just looking for a place to park so we could wade across and set up an awning and chairs, tie tubes up and float!... More 

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We had an AWESOME time this weekend!!!- I have to say after reading the reviews I was worried (decided that it was probably a bunch of drunk unruly people making them) but we had no issues and the staff was exceptionally nice and helpful- We stayed in the Captains Quarters- GREAT place!!!- Very accommodating!!!-

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1 Thank Jennifer W
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

This place was horrible i would never stay there again. The location was nice right on the river but id rather drive into town and stay at a hotel before i go there again. The owners are extremely rude. They know nothing about customer service or customer satisfaction. We rented a cabin that slept 8-10 by the road,as soon as... More 

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4 Thank Lisa C
goattx, Owner at Billy Goat's Gruff Campground, responded to this review

First of all, thanks to all of our customers on the Guadalupe in 2015, it was a great float, for most of the year and we survived two floods, and high water. Thank you for your business. Looking forward to a great 2016 season! Now to address Lisa C and others from Google reviews Manuel N., Yvonne M, Garcia 2615,... More 

Lubbock, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Surprised to see all the bad reviews on here. I go to Billy Goats almost every year and absolutely love it. Yes the campsite is kinda small but there is plenty of room for a good time. Actually leaving this week to be down there for the 4th (hope the river is open!) with a big group and I can't... More 

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Thank Chance H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Way over priced and the people that run this sorry crap are rude and crazy. We will never go back! Restrooms and showers should be open to the people that stay at the campsite. We paid for 2 nights and left the next day......

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8 Thank Leelee1972
goattx, General Manager at Billy Goat's Gruff Campground, responded to this review

As stated in previous reviews: We are comparable in price to most other camps on river road and we close the restrooms to clean them - typically when most of the camp is out tubing, there are porta pottys to use, that are kept clean as well. And with that attitude everybody was glad you left, you brought the negativity... More 

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Reviewed 9 July 2014

Brooke and her husband were wonderfully nice to my family and I. The over noise and out of control people were not to be found....of course you had your few peeps that were up all night partying but hey it's the 4th...what else is expected!??!! If you are not in to having a great time, meeting new people or relaxing... More 

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Thank Nicole S
goattx, Owner at Billy Goat's Gruff Campground, responded to this review

Happy you stayed and enjoyed the 4th. Sorry that spigot was temp out of order. More 

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Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

Had a blast. Owners were very friendly. They will go out of their way to make sure your comfortable. Its small campground but very enjoyable. Perfect place to party on the river and meet new people. Hubby and I will be going back.

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Thank April H
goattx, Owner at Billy Goat's Gruff Campground, responded to this review

Yes we are small and that makes us rather unique, especially when everybody is respectful. Glad you had fun!!!! More 

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

Just got home from staying at Billy Goats over Memorial Day weekend. Our first time staying there. Liked the fact that it is a small camp ground and not a tent city. Camp site trash, showers, bathrooms and porta potties were all clean every day. Every camper I met was friendly and fun to visit with. When the music got... More 

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Thank pat c
goattx, Owner at Billy Goat's Gruff Campground, responded to this review

Thanks "pinky" glad you had a good time. Sorry about the loud music, we try but there is always someone that tries to push the limits. Everyone have a great time, please be kind and respectful to your neighbors. More 

Carrizo Springs, Texas
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2014

I've been to Billy Goat's Gruff a few times over the past couple of years and I've never received anything less than the royal treatment. The consistent friendly service, the available amenities of camp, and its location on the river keep me coming back to BGG. Located about 5 miles down River Rd., the site of the campsite is its... More 

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1 Thank AJ V
goattx, Owner at Billy Goat's Gruff Campground, responded to this review

Thank you AJ - finally catching up to respond. Glad you enjoyed your stay! More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2013

This was my first time to book a cabin on the river. Overall, service was good. We even got upgraded from the 4 person cabin to the 8 person cabin. The cabin was nice.. Except for some mouse droppings on the bed.. Lol but I understand it is on the river, outside, and hard to keep pests away. At least... More 

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1 Thank Megan2868
goattx, Owner at Billy Goat's Gruff Campground, responded to this review

I guess tripadvisor doesn't have a sense of humor or like mice! All we said was here k*^^Y. More 

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Address: 8570 River Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78132-3127
Region: United States > Texas > New Braunfels
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Billy Goat`s Gruff Campground Hotel New Braunfels
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“save yourselves the hassel and stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles J4042OVlisac, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
“There is no place there to camp that is good.”
 of 5 bubbles raquelmO4916ZD, 24 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Not as family oriented as I would've liked. More for the drinking croud than single mother with 2 kids.”
 of 5 bubbles clickmyspace, 12 Aug 2012 | Read review
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