Welcome to The Schmitz.
Experience this beautifully remodeled landmark during your next holiday, vacation, or trip through New Braunfels. Originally named the Guadalupe Hotel, The Schmitz has been a landmark in New Braunfels since the 1850's. Overlooking the park downtown, and within an easy walking distance of New Braunfels' many attractions and festivities, The Schmitz is the perfect place to spend your next vacation. The Schmitz is known for its five fully furnished and historically themed rooms, your studio, one, or two bedroom vacation rental will whisk you back to the times of Abraham Lincoln, Governor Sam Houston, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and O'Henry.
Built in 1850, The Schmitz was one of the earliest hotels in New Braunfels, built by German immigrants just after New Braunfels became a city in Texas, and Texas became a state of the U.S. It is named after a former hotel manager and owner Jakob Schmitz. Before the railroad was built in town, The Schmitz was a stagecoach stop on the routes between San Antonio and Austin. It has had guests ranging from former U.S. presidents, and early Texas leaders, to some famous gunman and outlaws. Registered as a Texas Historic Landmark, it has been beautifully remodeled with five rentals which include studio, one bedroom, and two-bedroom units, that are each equipped with a private kitchen and bathroom and each is themed after a historical person who may (or may not) have stayed at the hotel.
Each unit has a private balcony that overlooks the beautiful New Braunfels Plaza and gazebo, which is the landmark center of New Braunfels. You would have a perfect birds eye view for any of the numerous parades or festivals held in downtown New Braunfels. It is an easy walking distance to the numerous shops, antiques, restaurants, and taverns in.Its also an easy walk to the Comal River tubing, but river outfitter shuttle service is also available.