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New Braunfels Newspaper Touts Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort

Posted on: April 10th, 2014 by admin 3 Comments

Some of the cottages at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort, New Braunfels’ premier destination  cottage and RV resort and the ideal place to provide travelers to New Braunfels a home away from home, got some great press recently from the Herald-Zeitung, the newspaper in New Braunfels. Here’s what the newspaper had to say about this award-wining resort:

The Details

Guests at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort will soon be able to take a dip into a new outdoor heated swimming pool at the resort on Rueckle Road. In addition, they will be able to enjoy the amenities at a new great lodge — or stay at one of the 18 new rental units.

“Our 3,300-square-foot lodge will have flat-screen TVs, couches, kitchen area, serving bar and arcade area,” said Bryan Kastleman, one of the partners who own the resort.

The custom-built cottages include amenities such as a full-sized refrigerator, oven, microwave, dishwasher and Southern yellow pine interior in as little as 400 square feet. The cottages also include a front porch and barbecue grill.

Smaller duplex cottages accommodate two people on each side. At 200 square feet on each side, the cottages also include a mini kitchen, flat-screen TV and breakfast table.

“You can’t get this in a hotel room for this rate,” Kastleman said.

Off-season rates begin at $65 per night Sundays through Wednesdays. Summer season rates, beginning May 1, start at $85 per night Sundays through Wednesdays. Weekly and monthly rates also are available.

Cottages vary in size and can accommodate between two and 10 people. Larger cottages, between 700 to 800 square feet, sleep eight adults. The Colorado, at 1,300 square feet, sleeps 10 people.

“We serve a lot of Winter Texans, and we are also a great resort for families who want to stay at a place where they can do things,” he said.

Resort amenities include renovated indoor heated pools and spas, saunas, a fitness center, playground with jumping pillow and pad, a pet park and the upcoming new lodge.

The resort currently offers 83 rental units. The facility is planning to add 15 new RV pads, measuring 40 feet by 80 feet each.

“We call those super sites,” Kastleman said.

Currently, more than 250 RV sites are offered at the 32-acre resort. All site rentals include free Wi-Fi, cable TV and water. Daily and weekly rates include electricity and water. Monthly rates also are available. Daily rates begin at $44.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is at 131 S. Rueckle Road.

Click here to read the story and see photos of the resort.

For information, visit www.hillcountryrvresortnb.com or call (830) 625-1919.

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Make Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort your home away from home while you enjoy the Crawfish Festival. Call (830) 625-1919 now to reserve your spot at our resort. Keep checking the blog and visit our website for more information about the resort, local attractions, news, events and more.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

Family Heritage Festival in New Braunfels April 12-13

Posted on: April 7th, 2014 by admin No Comments

Folkfest parade comes alive in downtown New Braunfels

Folkfest is an annual “Family Heritage Festival” sponsored by the Heritage Society of New Braunfels on the grounds of Heritage Village. This year’s Folkfest is April 12-13.

Folkfest Details

Folkfest features living history re-enactments, pioneer craft demonstrations, free furniture museum tours, children’s activities, musical entertainment and delicious food.

All proceeds benefit Heritage Village and their historic preservation projects. The historic Kindermasken Parade dating back to the founding of New Braunfels is held in conjunction with this event. This children’s costumed walking parade is open to all participants. Click here for a complete schedule of events.

Directions

The Heritage Village
is located at 1370 Church Hill Drive. From Downtown New Braunfels, take Seguin Street east from the Plaza to Business 35. Take a left. Proceed over the bridge past Market Square. At the intersection with Loop 337 (by New Braunfels Smokehouse on your right) take a left. Turn right immediately at the next street, Church Hill Drive.

Reminder

Remember, Schlitterbahn is open during Easter Weekend, April 18-20. The regular season begins May 15.

Book Now

Make Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort your home away from home while you enjoy the Family Heritage Festival, Schlitterbahn or other attractions in the Texas Hill Country. Call (830) 625-1919 now to reserve your spot at our resort. Keep checking the blog and visit our website for more information about the resort, local attractions, news, events and more.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

4th Annual ‘Thru the Chute’ Boat Race on Tap for April 5 in New Braunfels

Posted on: March 31st, 2014 by admin No Comments

April 5 in New Braunfels

All prospective Noahs take note: There is still time to enter the Fourth Annual Thru the Chute Boat Race and River Expo set for Saturday, April 5, at the city of New Braunfels Tube Chute.

The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with New Braunfels Yacht Club, invites contestants to design and build their own cardboard boats and race them down the chute in the festive event.

Thru the Chute Details

Awards are given for most creative, team spirit, titanic award (most spectacular sinking), overboard advertising and first, second and third fastest vessels.

“In response to input from participants, categories for entries have been expanded for this year’s race, to include both Novice and Expert classifications,” said Robin Kunkel, recreation manager.
Event registration is $45 per vessel until the day of the event and there is no cost for the public to view the often hilarious event.

Thru the Chute is hosted by the City of New Braunfels Park and Recreation Department, and is sponsored in part by the New Braunfels Yacht Club, Texas State University and HEB.

For more information, boat building guidelines, or race rules call 830-221-4370 or download the registration packet from www.nbtexas.org/boatrace.

Book Now

Make Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort your home away from home while you enjoy the race and expo. Call (830) 625-1919 now to reserve your spot at our resort. Keep checking the blog and visit our website for more information about the resort, local attractions, news, events and more.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

Woodcarvers Converge on Hill Country Resort April 22-26

Posted on: March 24th, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

 The Texas Woodcarvers Guild (TWG) will host woodcarving seminars from 30 instructors teaching all forms of woodcarving and related skills at its Spring Roundup April 22-26 at the New Braunfels Civic Center.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is a preferred provider for this event.

Spring Roundup Details

At the Roundup, carvers can choose projects based on subjects and techniques that interest them. There are crafting classes for non-carvers as well. The event schedule and class descriptions including pricing can be viewed on the TWG website http://www.texaswoodcarversguild.com. For more information call (512) 630-9950.

Visitors are always welcome to observe free of charge. Tool and wood vendors are available selling all necessities related to the art of woodcarving. TWG pays for the first beginning carving class for new members.

2013 Best of Show award winner

Special arrangements have been made with the resort for participants attending the Spring Roundup. RV rates at this facility will be determined on a sliding scale based on the number of sites TWG members rent.

Book Now

Make Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort your home away from home while you enjoy the Spring Roundup. Call (830) 625-1919 now to reserve your spot at our resort. Keep checking the blog and visit our website for more information about the resort, local attractions, news, events and more.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

Schlitterbahn Open Over Easter Weekend

Posted on: March 17th, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

Blastenhoff Beach featuring the Master Blaster

Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels will reopen in mid-April for the three-day Easter weekend.

Like during Spring Break, Schlitterbahn’s hours of operation will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 18-20.

Master Blaster

The lone attraction that will be open during this limited engagement is the ever-popular Blastenhoff area. The most awarded and most popular attraction in Schlitterbahn history, the Master Blaster starts at the top of a six-story tower in Blastenhoff. (Two other rides also take off from the same tower.)  Surrounding the “Blast Tower” is the Torrent Wave River, which combines an endless river with a wave pool for unlimited fun.

The unique character of the park has led amusement park fans to vote Schlitterbahn the “World’s Best Waterpark” 16 years in a row!  The Master Blaster uphill water coaster repeatedly has been voted the “World’s Best Waterpark Ride.”

Schlitterbahn wil be open each weekend until its full season opens on May 15.

Click here for a complete 2014 schedule.

Book Now

Make Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort your home away from home while you enjoy Schlitterbahn. Call (830) 625-1919 now to reserve your spot at our resort. Keep checking the blog and visit our website for more information about the resort, local attractions, news, events and more.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

 

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