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Lake City, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 1 night at this hotel. Friendly staff, well-kept property, and charming place. Sign up for the Perks Club to get nice promo rates, it's well worth the price. There are a lot of things for the kids to do around the resort. Just a couple suggestions - in the pool area, it might be good to have a lifeguard...

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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Joanna F., Thank you so much for your kind words about your stay and for sharing your insights on improvements. I am sharing your insights with numerous leaders in the Company. Regarding your Perks points for dinner, I will reach out to you directly to get you connected with our Perks Club Manager. I am confident that with a...

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a quick one night getaway with our nine and three year. It is the perfect place to stay for families of young children. Our nine year old had as much fun as our three year old. The beds were comfy and the pools were great. Our nine year old loved that the water slide lines were not...

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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Foodies4Us, Wow.. a week! What a heartwarming review! Thank you so much for sharing your insights on this public site. We appreciate your business and hope to serve your family for many years to come! Wishing you all the BEST in 2017! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving Bavarian Inn Guests for 39 Years - On behalf...

Grand Blanc MI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been four years since I had visited the Bavarian Inn. I would go multiple times within a year and loved to support businesses within my state. I got a room during Christmas break for a night of swimming with the adult children and grandchild. This was the first time I had gotten a room on the family fun...

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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review

Dear GWKelley: Thank you SO MUCH for your decades of loyalty and your recent return visit! So thrilled to hear what you enjoyed after not being here for several years. We keep working on being cutting edge in the FUN world and year comfortably old fashioned in the level of service we provide. We have enjoyed countless 3 generations of...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location near local downtown shopping and restaurants. Rooms are nice and pool and hot tub area are spacious. They have always treated us very well right from checking in to checking out. Can't wait to go back.

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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Smloveskd, We greatly appreciate your loyalty and promise to keep working hard to earn it for "years" to come! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been three times now, but it was my husband's first time. He loved it;we love it. There are so many fun and interesting things to do in and around the lodge. The staff are all very friendly and the food is very good. We even had a surprise gift in our room of champagne and chocolates. It's a great...

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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kristen P., Thank you for your third visit and bringing your husband along for this last visit. We hope to earn your return visits for YEARS to come! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Frankenmuth is a wonderful little tourist trap. The Bavarian Inn is close to the outlet shopping malls as well as the Christmas place. I never went to the Christmas place, but I guess it is famous. The outlets were pretty good. Anyways, back to the inn. It is nice. I would say it is a tad more expensive than it...

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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Uncle Herm, Thank you so much Uncle Herm for sharing your insights into your recent stay at the Lodge. First my apologies for the fire alarm. It was reported to us that a guest saw another guest trip the alarm, but we were not able to affirm who that was. It was not in an area with cameras. I...

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brought the whole family for a 3 day vacation, as it is rare we are all able to get together - 1 in the military, 1 at university. Only negative was that our room for the 1st night (156) was right by the main pool, and kids were running up and down the hall till midnight. Not the hotels fault,...

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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 2Tig, Your right, Fergy as a shuttle driver is amazing! He is a "treasure" amongst our great team! So glad the room move made your stay better and that you enjoyed your Holiday stay with us! Wishing you a Happy New Year filled with delight and perhaps another visit to Frankenmuth and the Lodge!!! With warm appreciation, Jim Engel,...

Saint Helen, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 2 days with our grand kids. We had a wonderful time. They alway make it fun with extra thing on top of all the regular fun. We have be going since our daughter was 1 yrs old. We now all come with her 3 kids 12-10 and 7 yrs old. Time fly. We just enjoy it all. Make sure...

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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ferris12485, Thank you for your decades of LOYALTY to all-things-Bavarian Inn! We are thrilled that we have earned your repeat visits for so long. We hope to serve your NEXT generation of family in the same way. We always have more ideas for FUN and will keep working on reinventing ourselves for you. Wait for big announcements on the...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We joined on to a friends family winter vacation last minute and now we're excited to make it a yearly tradition. SO MUCH FUN for both the kids and adults! Clean facility, friendly staff, and being able to walk to town is great. We had a group dinner downstairs and unbeknownst to us, Santa showed up! Then there was kids...

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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, Wow, the most ultimate compliment we can receive is a promise of being a part of a new tradition! Thank you so much for your return visit and we promise to work hard to help you enjoy many visits in the future. We do not attempt to be upscale with "modern" furnishings. We will be Bavarian - forever....

Harrison twp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From check in to checkout my girlfriend and I had a blast for a christmas getaway! It was decorated beautifully. We stayed in the whirlpool suite with a river and bridge view and it was great! The whirlpool was two person with a Jason jetted one. We had fun in the game room and on the water slides. Walked to...

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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ldrmarc, Thank you for including Frankenmuth and the Bavarian Inn Lodge in your CHRISTmas get-a-way! So pleased to hear you had a great time. We LOVE the Christmas Season and are thrilled to have helped you make memories together. We hope to serve you for decades to come! With warm Regards for a Spectacular 2017! Jim Engel, C.O.O. On...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bavarian Inn Lodge is a treasure in the heart of downtown Frankenmuth - Michigan's #1 tourist attraction. Nestled on the banks of the beautiful Cass River, the Lodge is a world-class getaway destination for families and couples. The Bavarian Inn Lodge of Frankenmuth is about gathering. For generations, millions of people have come here to stay and play, to be welcomed with our home-cooked chicken dinners, delightfully cozy beds, and warm Bavarian hospitality. It's like stepping into the heart of Europe without a passport or the jet lag! •360 European-themed guest rooms, including whirlpool, family suites and balcony rooms •Indoor water park with four indoor pools;three whirlpools & two large waterslides.•Four tennis courts (two with nighttime play). •Three-story European-style courtyard with one indoor pool and whirlpool reserved especially for adults. •18-Hole indoor miniature golf. •The largest Family Fun Center in any Midwest hotel with 110+ video and redemption games, air hockey, and pool tables.•Two-story Children's Village play area. •Two lounges, two restaurants, two gift shops (stop in at Michael's Gift Shop to check out board games galore).•Gourmet Coffee Bar in Martha's Gift Shop.•Free live nightly entertainment including sing-a-longs and Karaoke. •Free WIFI internet with over 50 hotspots throughout public areas and in guestrooms. •An abundance of public areas for your family or group to gather and socialize. America's FIRST Living Room Styled Water Park! Yet... A couples paradise with an adult only pool and whirlpool! Oh yes... Parking is always free! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bavarian Inn Lodge

Address: 1 Covered Bridge Ln, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1900
Region: United States > Michigan > Frankenmuth
Price Range: €138 - €217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bavarian Inn Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 360
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Also Known As:
Bavarian Hotel Frankenmuth
Bavarian Resort Frankenmuth
Frankenmuth Bavarian Lodge
Bavarian Inn Frankenmuth Mi
Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn Lodge Resort
Bavarian Lodge Frankenmuth
Bavarian Frankenmuth
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“We like the river view rooms simply for the view of the river”
 of 5 bubbles 182MichelleH, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“just make sure when booking a suite you get an accurate description, my only complaint.”
 of 5 bubbles S3627QUkimb, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Never have gotten a "bad" room. All have been great. You can request certain room, view, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles Mom648, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from the pool areas for a quieter stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 2Tig, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you have kinds stay on second floor. rooms 240-260 gets you close to the waterslides and pool an kiddy pool .”
 of 5 bubbles ferris12485, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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