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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...

Saginaw, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed several times @ the Bavarian Lodge, have always had a wonderful experience, you never have to leave the hotel if you don't want to lots to do there, especially enjoy the adult only hot tube and pool area very relaxing. The rooms are always in excellent condition and comfortable. Food and drinks always wonderful. Just an overall wonderful...

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

Dear Charlene K., Thank you for your return visit Charlene! We appreciate your trust in our staff and look forward to your return visit! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving Bavarian Inn Guests since 1977 - On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We surprised our 3 boys this past weekend by bringing them to a family Christmas vacation to the bavarian inn... we had such a fun time and made so many amazing memories that we will cherish. You will not find one staff member that doesn't go above and beyond to make your stay here perfect. We were treated like family...

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

Dear Christmas Holiday Guests: Thank you so much for entrusting our team with your Christmas vacation. Thrilled you had a great time. I especially appreciate your "shout out" to our team members who made your stay special. Our team is our most valued asset. They truly enjoy having FUN at work while helping YOUR FAMILY have FUN at the Lodge....

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bavarian Inn Lodge Accommodation's very good. Amenities' and attractions for Children excellent. Adult amenities very good. Staff at the lodge excellent, friendly and professional. In town Shopping excellent. Restaurants in town & at the lodge very good. Shops at the lodge very good.

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

Dear Jmmtlm, Thank you for breaking out the areas that mattered most to you in your review. We appreciate you choosing the Lodge and look forward to serving you for YEARS to come! Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Brenham, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here last Saturday night. It was a neat experience overall. We stayed in a room with an interior balcony to the adult pool. We were able to enjoy the live music Sunday morning for free. :) My complaints would be the cost and it would be nice to provide a refillable water station. I think we spent 20+...

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Dear AdrienneBurden, Thank you so much for your recent stay at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. So glad you had a great experience. Thank you for your thoughts on water. This is a first-time request, and an interesting one. We have 5 public water fountains around the building. Most of us locally take-in the Huron Lake treated water but I recognize...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have been coming back to the Bavarian Inn Lodge every year for our anniversary for the past 11 years. We found a room that we really enjoy and ask for the same room every year. All of the staff is very helpful and goes out of their way to make your visit special.

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

Dear Kevin G., Nothing warms our hearts more, than when we are a part of a tradition to a family or couple. We are THRILLED to have earned your loyalty these past 11 years. We enjoy creating a FUN environment where you can relax and escape... and celebrate the important things. Thank you so much for entrusting our team in...

Warren, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Bavarian Inn in both winter (2 times) and in the summer months and this hotel has it all. We come back to enjoy mini vacation times that are within a short drive but transport you to you a very unique and charming hotel and town. The amenities at the hotel are spot on, swimming, putt-putt...

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

Dear CMeier59, Thank you so much for entrusting our team to help your family have FUN and escape to Frankenmuth! We greatly appreciate your trust in us and we will keep the place FUN and friendly awaiting your spring get-a-way. Merry CHRISTmas and a Happy New Year to your entire Family! Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE...

Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I travel to Frankenmuth for our annual Christmas party as any Michigander knows this is the Christmas spot that can't be beat! For the first time in many years I got a room at Bavarian Inn Lodge and stayed the night! Super friendly staff EVERYWHERE and great rooms! I decided I'll be staying here every year!

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

Dear Bmurph821: So thrilled to see we "hooked you"! Happy to hear you had a great experience and we welcome you to create family memories at the Lodge. We will do ALL THAT WE CAN to help in that endeavor. Merry CHRISTmas to you and your family! Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Reviewed 12 December 2016

I prefer this to Splash village because it's just older and more in tune with what I remember when I visited here as a kid. The restaurant is great. Putt putt golf and the arcade were hits with our kids.

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

Dear Mike Y., So please to hear that we are a hit with your family! We are proud to have created memories for you that you want to re-create with YOUR children years later. Thank you for your trust in our team. Glad you enjoy the amenities and features we offer! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving Bavarian...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • 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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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: €139 - €218 (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.”
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“Never have gotten a "bad" room. All have been great. You can request certain room, view, etc.”
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“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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