Prince Solms Inn Bed & Breakfast

295 E. San Antonio Street , New Braunfels, TX 78130 USA (Show map)


A registered Texas heritage landmark, the Prince Solms Inn has been in continuous operation since it was built by German craftsmen in 1898. The Inn is located in New Braunfels, gateway to the Texas Hill Country. Relax in luxury in one of our suites, guest rooms, or private cottage. Walk to the Comal River for tubing, to Schlitterbahn, to the theatre, dining, antiquing, Wurstfest, and the largest county fair in Texas. A great place for weddings, romantic getaways, family gatherings, and small group events. In the morning, enjoy a delicious hot breakfast. Experience pampered hospitality at one of Texas’ most historic treasures!!



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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining4.2

Foating the Comel

4.6 on August 22, 2016

Everything was better than I had expected. Had a great stay would stay again.

Return Visit is a Must

4.4 on August 17, 2016

Prince Solms Inn is run by one of the most pleasant and accommodating people I have encountered. Al was polite, friendly and gave a tour of the Inn upon our arrival even though we were late. There is a quaint and enjoyable jazz bar in the basement, a patio to enjoy and the room we stayed in was kid friendly. The only downside to our stay was being in a room adjacent to the patio where smokers from the jazz bar came to. Other than that, I would definitely come back to stay.

Very friendly and helpfully innkeeper

4.2 on August 16, 2016

We were welcomed very warm in the beautiful historic main building. We 've got the Texas Cottage which is very spacious and fully equipped. The big king size bed was very comfortable. The hotel is in a great location. Just minutes from Downtown New Braunfels, restaurants, tube rental stations and a just 10-minutes drive to the beautiful historic city Gruene. The breakfast was delicious (eggs, jam, bun, bacon, coffee, juice). The jazz bar in the basement of the hotel opened in the evening. But not to hear in the Cottages. We had a great time there.

Great stay as always!

5 on August 12, 2016

Al, the innkeeper, runs a fantastic B&B a block from the Comal River, Schlitterbahn, and downtown NB. Quaint and historical (and maybe haunted!), this is a great place to stay with a great breakfast every morning.

A weekend of pleasure.

4.6 on August 10, 2016

We loved it and will stay there again!

A New Braunfels Gem

4.2 on August 01, 2016

This is a great little hotel in a great location. Nothing we wanted (Schlitterbahn, Gruene, Downtown New Braunfels, local restaurants, even a pharmacy) was ever more than about 10 minutes away, and most of it was much closer than that. The hotel has a charming antique feel to it, but our room was quite large with both bedroom and parlor area (Sophie's Suite). There is a quaint courtyard with lots of outdoor space for sitting and enjoying yourself. Breakfast was delicious every morning. There is a jazz bar in the basement of the hotel, but this was never an issue for us as far as noise. My two biggest complaints would be the location of the room. Sophie's suite is literally right by the front door, stairs, and office; meaning there was little to no privacy. We could hear everything that was being said in the hall/front office, and I am sure they could hear us as well. The good news is there are other rooms with more privacy if this is what you want. Also, the curtains in our bedroom area could stand to be washed as they were quite covered in dust. Other than that, the hotel and grounds were vey well kept and we could not have been happier with our decision.

We love The Prince Solms!

5 on July 31, 2016

Al and the entire staff at the Prince Solms are always wonderful!!!

Original and Historic

5 on July 30, 2016

Wonderful original hotel for a couple or a group. Will be back.

NOLA style B&B

3.2 on July 28, 2016

The staff was so accommodating and very friendly. The breakfast was good. The location of the B&B was perfect for a floating experience with friends, as well as proximity to Gruene Hall and downtown shops.

River Trip

4.0 on June 22, 2016

I would have rated some of these options such as service as outstanding but it would not let me click it. We had a few normal issues such as a clogged toilet during our stay and they were promptly fixed. Everyone there was courteous, friendly and I would stay there again any time. This is our second stay at this inn and we love the courtyard area the most!

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Rooms & Rates

Klein Haus

  • Maximum Capacity: 5

Magnolia Room

The Magnolia is the signature flower of the Old South, and this room has all the charm and gentility reminiscent of those days long past. This room is located on the second floor on the courtyard side of the building. The queen-sized bed adds to the softness of this alluring, green room, which also comes with cable TV, an iron/ironing board and a full private bath with tub/shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Penelope Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Huntsman Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Songbird Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Peony Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Summerhouse Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Sophie Suite

This majestic suite is named for the prince's beautiful German fiancée, Sophie. This room has been a favorite with many guests, and has also acquired a reputation that precedes it. Although the owners have never encountered anything out of the ordinary, many of our guests have claimed that a mysterious female apparition haunts Sophie's Suite. We welcome you to come and stay here, and perhaps see something for yourself. This suite includes a king size bed in the bedroom, full private bath with tub/shower, living room, cable TV, iron/ironing board and a small area with a refrigerator, microwave, and sink.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Texas Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 5

Chisholm Room

This room is named for Jessie Chisholm of Chisholm Trail fame. Jessie Chisholm and many other trail drivers passed in front of the Prince Solms Inn as they moved their herds up north. Back then, the street in front of the Feed Store was part of the Old Chisholm Trail and is now San Antonio St. The Chisholm room is located, next to the main building, in the adjacent building called the Feed Store. This room recalls the Old West with hardwood floors and rustic decorations. It has a private bath with shower, king size bed made in Mexico and one double bed in the crawling loft (four feet tall) for small children. This room also has cable TV, telephone, a small refrigerator, coffee maker and iron/ironing board.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Double

Hays Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 6

Rose Room

This room is named for the beautiful roses that adorn the walls. The Rose Room is located on the second floor on the courtyard side of the building. This elegant room features a nice queen-size bed, cable TV, iron/ironing board and a full private bath with an antique, freestanding bathtub and shower. In addition, the Rose Room connects to the Library Room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Carriage Haus

This private, newly-renovated suite blends modern amenities with a touch of rustic charm. it features a king-sized bed with sleep number mattress; jacuzzi tub; kitchenette with sink microwave, and refrigerator; widescreen LCD television; two private entrances; and full-sized sleeper sofa (a roll-away bed is also available, if needed). It is ideal for couples, families and groups that want to enjoy the mystique of staying in a historic inn, while still having all the comfort and privacy of home.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Library Room

This room invites you to snuggle up with a good book! The theme in this room is one of classical appeal. The Library Room is located on the second floor on the courtyard side of the building. It has a king size bed, cable TV, iron/ironing board and features a full private bath with tub/shower. In addition, the Library Room connects to the Rose Room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Bunk Haus

Bunk Haus

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

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Location Type

Texas Hill Country, Near Comal River, Near Wurstfest, Near Comal County Fair, Near Historic Gruene, Near Schlitterbahn, Downtown, Small town, Wine country


San Antonio, TX (SAT) 28 miles

Directions to property:

From IH 35 exit #187 west to traffic circle. Make a right on East San Antonio Street — 1 block from traffic circle. The Inn is a two story building about a block down from the circle on the left.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Historic Downtown, Gruene Music Hall, Children's Museum, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wurstfest, Comal River, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Piano, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , snacks and bottled water in room, microwave in some rooms, refrigerator in some rooms, coffee maker in some rooms

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Murder Mystery Weekends, Wurstfest, Landa Park, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Tubing on Comal River, Tubing and Rafting on Guadalupe River, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Children under 14 are allowed only in certain rooms.
  • Childcare Provided: Limited
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum May - Sept. and on all weekends, holidays, special events.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: Our policy requires that cancellations be made seven (7) days or more prior to the scheduled arrival date. No refunds will be issued for "no-shows," early departures, or cancellations made within the seven-day "no cancellation" period.



Al and Michael Buttross

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  • Time Served: 9 to 10 am
  • Serving Location: Outdoor courtyard, Breakfast Room, Guest room

Special meal options


Signature Dish

Ham and Swiss Souffle
A light, fluffy, egg souffle with ham, swiss cheese, and red peppers. Served with a croissant or muffin and fruit.