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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 20 July 2015

In our opinion the only place in Frankenmuth to stay. Old country charm, extremely friendly staff. Rooms first class, very clean. Be sure to have a Perks Cub membership to give you preferred rates & build points/credits for your next visit.

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

Dear Wayne, Thank you so much for your frequent stays and membership in our award winning Loyalty Club! So glad that you enjoy your time with us and we appreciate your kind words towards housekeeping. They work VERY hard to transform each occupied room back into a fresh room ready for the next arrival. We hope to serve you as...

Seven Hills, Ohio
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Bavarian Inn was just the get away we needed. Quiet, peaceful, impeccably clean, comfortable, very accommodating, great restaurants. Couldn't ask for anything more. Took discount coupon, AAA discount without hesitation. Pleasant, friendly staff. Great place to stay and will do it again.

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

Dear Pat R., We are so happy to hear that we created great value for you on your recent escape to Frankenmuth Pat. We know how hard everyone works for their discretionary income and we want it to go as far as possible and help you have FUN not just on this visit but hopefully on future visits too! Thanks...

Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We had always wanted to visit Frankenmuth and this year we had the opportunity to attend a convention being held at the Bavarian Inn. We had what was listed as a deluxe room with a view of the river. The view was very nice and we had a small porch where we could sit outside. However, the room was a...

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

Dear David, I'm sorry that you were disappointed in your room. I just sent a request directly to you to understand what you were disappointed in. We have flat screen TV's, Alpine styled furniture and European styled spreads and drapes. Rooms are modern with granite counter tops, new lighting. We offer free wifi in the entire hotel. Also digital phone...

New Hudson, Michigan
Reviewed 20 July 2015

My wife and I were guests at a wedding at the Bavarian Inn. We spent the night and were very pleased with the accommodations. We also enjoyed the wedding venue, in the inn, where the room and the food were also above par! The setting is picturesque!

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

Dear John H., Thank you so much for staying with us while attending a wedding at the Lodge. We appreciate your kind words on this site. We are always thrilled to host weddings... the ULTIMATE family memory. We know we are being entrusted with such an important day for the entire family and are passionate about making it goes fantastic....

Royal Oak, Michigan
Reviewed 20 July 2015

My youngest son and I stayed here Easter weekend and it was perfect for a single mom and 9 yr child. We enjoyed the Easter buffet, the arcade and the putt putt golf. The hot tub in the main area had way too much chlorine and I couldn't stay in very long. We started in one room next to a...

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

Dear Amarino72: Thank you for staying with us as part of your Easter celebration! I'm sorry that you had challenges with the balancing of the chemicals and air. We test water quality 6 times per day and it is extremely rare that the chlorine is high... usually that more fresh air and exhaust were needed and something was not functioning...

Marengo, Ohio
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We had a great room with a balcony. We could see fireworks right from our balcony from several surrounding cities. And great fireworks show right behind the hotel as well. There's so much to see and do.My family and I had a wonderful time. I highly recommend a trip to visit the Bavarian Inn. Great rooms, great service, great restaurants...

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

Dear Debbie C., Thank you so much for spending the Fourth of July with us at the Lodge. So glad you enjoyed the fireworks and community overall. We hope to serve your family for many years to come Debbie! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Waldo, Ohio
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We spent two nights at the Bavarian Inn Lodge with our 6 year old.There was some confusion adding our discount coupon and I had to visit the front desk several times to correct charges to our room. However, the front desk staff were friendly and apologetic. Our room, a nicely sized balcony room, overlooked the Cass River and hotel lawn....

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

Dear Natalie, Thank you so very much for your feedback on this site! We look at all insights from our guests in detail and appreciate you sharing all of your particular details. I will be sharing aspects of your review with the housekeeping department as well as the Food & Beverage department. Thanks again for entrusting us with your family...

Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We came for a quick night get away and everything from the service to the room was wonderful! There are so many things to do, I recommended staying more than one night! The pools and arcade are well maintained along with the room being very clean and I was extremely satisfied with my suite. The Bavarian inn has a great...

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

Dear Caitlin B., Thanks for staying in one of our suites Caitlin! We appreciate your stay and your sharing your feelings with the world on this site! Thanks for the promise to return. I promise to keep the place SHINY and FUN with our award winning team of amazing individuals! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the...

Brantford, Canada
Reviewed 19 July 2015

My family arrived at the Lodge and were assigned a very nice room on the first floor near the restaurants and Gift Shop. The room was clean and temperature settings comfortable. The Oma's Restaurant featured fine foods with a large variety menu. The waitress was very efficient and pleasant. The Gift Shop has many interesting items at reasonable prices. Every...

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

Dear Ron Y., Thank you for your loyalty to the Bavarian Inn Lodge! We opened the original 100 rooms on Feb. 10th, 1986. Then added 98 more rooms in 1989. So we REALLY appreciate your loyalty going way back! I'm very proud to have worked with the Bavarian Inn Zehnder family for 38 years and had the opportunity to give...

London, Canada
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This place is like a dream place, and I will recommend it to everyone to come and enjoy this. Everything was for the highest marks, from The front desk workers, the room was very clean, The food is excellent, in conclusion I am recommending This beautiful place to everyone

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

Dear Emira, Thank you so much for your recent visit AND your promise to return! We love all our Canadian neighbors visiting and thank you for your very kind words towards our team members. Hope to see you when you return! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

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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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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • 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: €157 - €214 (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 had a "river view".. it was a good room”
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“Do not recommend rooms near pools or activities if you plan to sleep.”
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“We love the river view but we haven't had a bad room ever.”
 of 5 bubbles 657debbiej, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For couples there are first-floor rooms with access to the adults-only pool and courtyard.”
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