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Reviewed 13 July 2015

Frankenmuth is a great place to visit. However, finding somewhere just as great to sleep makes it even better. The food is great, location perfect, people even better. You will enjoy your stay here, it is worth it.

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

Dear Deere1: Pleased to hear that you enjoyed an overall GREAT experience with our team and all around Frankenmuth! Thank you for entrusting the Lodge team to serve your family. Hope to see you return soon! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. Bavarian Inn Lodge

Ohio
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Been coming here for years and absolutely love it. Nice lodge. Decorated with a Bavarian theme. Each room has a history and named after a family which you can read about. Family lodge great for people of all ages. Numerous pools and recently added a water slide. Several food options. Oma's restaurant is good for breakfast. Huge game room is...

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

Dear WorldTraveler: Thank you for sharing the details on which amenities and services you enjoy most at the Lodge "world traveler"! Thanks for your loyalty to our team and realize we will keep working hard to help your family have FUN whenever you return! Have a WONDERFUL summer! Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving Bavarian Inn Guests for 38 Years- Bavarian...

Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Fantastic getaway, great staff, lots of things to do. They have nightly entertainment and lots of pools and gamerooms dinning lots of things to do for any age of visitors. Become a perks club member for lots of money saving deals worth alot more then the 10 dollar fee.

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

Dear Rhandy R., Thank you so much for joining our award winning loyalty club Rhandy! We appreciate your frequent visits and sharing "what matters most" with the public on this site. Have a wonderful summer and we look forward to serving you whenever you get a "craving for Frankenmuth"! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. Bavarian Inn Lodge

Michigan
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The Bavarian Inn has everything you could need for a Fabulous trip! Great Restaurant, Awesome Stores, Fabulous Fun Center with Arcade games, pools, hot tubs, exercise room. The room we had was clean and pretty! Every single staff member that we encountered was smiling and pleasant! I would HIGHLY recommend a stay here!

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

Dear Jody N., Thanks Jody for your kind words regarding our team and the overall FUN that you had with us. Our daily focus is to create enjoyable experiences for our guests, each other and ourselves. We greatly appreciate your recommending us to others and look forward to serving you personally with your family again soon! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim...

Flushing, Michigan
Reviewed 10 July 2015

We wanted to spend some time with the grandchildren and pondered on what to do. Then my husband said how about going to the Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth? It is not that far to travel and I have heard they have great family plans with water slides and arcades that the kids would love. We did just that, I...

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

Dear Faye, "Grandma and Grandpa Adventure Spot"... we LOVE that phrase! Thank you so much for choosing the Lodge to create some memories with your children. And from only about 20 miles away from home too. (My wife is from Flushing and I know that drive well) Thank you for expressing what you enjoyed most and we hope for the...

Ottoville, Ohio
Reviewed 10 July 2015

This was our second stay at the Bavarian Inn Lodge, but the first one with our children (9, 6 & 2). They absolutely loved the place! The toddler wading pool was great for our 2-year-old and the family pool was perfect for all three kids. The water slides were an added bonus and we discovered our 6-year-old LOVES them. He...

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

Dear Kristy, Thank you Kristy for your very kind words. It is so helpful for us to understand what all age groups enjoy. We put a lot of thought into activities to help every age group have FUN and are always thinking about "what is next". My last review response was to folks 20 miles away. Your likely closer to...

Baltic, Connecticut
Reviewed 9 July 2015

the town of Frankenmuth Michigan is family friendly with many activities for people of any age. The BAVARIAN INN LODGE is where we stay every year. It is the highlight of the vacation for all the children with its swimming pools, game rooms, and other activities. . It is great for the adults also with its lounges, great food, service...

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

Dear Frank, Frank... a sincere Danke Schoen (Thank you) for your kind words of encouragement for others to stay here like you do annually. We soooooo appreciate your loyalty and are thrilled to help your clan make memories together. Let me know if there is anything I can do to help and I hope to meet everyone when you again...

Reviewed 9 July 2015

Me and my family had a blast like always at the lodge. The many things to do in house as short walk to town kept us busy the whole time. I can not wait till our next stay. The rooms were clean. The waitstaff in omas was excellent as always.

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

Dear Cduvernois79, Thank you for your frequent visits to the Lodge. We appreciate your recognizing our team and are pleased to hear that Oma's is delivering the service and products your family has come to enjoy. Hope to see you again soon! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving Bavarian Inn Guests for 38 Years - On Behalf of...

Oxford, Michigan
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Family of 7 stayed in 2adjoining rooms, was very comfortable. Staff smiled and spoke each time we met. Very accommodating. Took advantage of the 4 indoor swimming pools and Fun Center. Indoor mini golf and arcade games. Free shuttle from Bavarian Inn to the Restaurant or to The River Place. Family is planning to make the stay a family tradition....

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

Dear Pauline, Thank you so much for your visit with your whole clan Pauline. Glad you enjoyed the Holiday with your family in Frankenmuth. Even more excited to see you want to visit as a tradition! We have thousands of families doing the same thing! We will keep working hard to keep the place FUN and SHINY looking for your...

Strongsville, Ohio
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Located in Frankenmuth, MI, the Bavarian Inn Lodge is situated on a large, well-kept campus, next to a picturesque river, that is a short walk across a covered wooden bridge to the center of the town. The rooms, restaurants, and amenities have an Olde World European flavor. The rooms are named after early local families and are decorated with pictures...

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Dear Linda, Thank you so very much for your meticulous detail of our amenities and services! Glad it appears you area member of our award winning Loyalty club and that you enjoy the benefits of membership. We appreciate your visiting us and sharing the things you like most on this site. I hope you would ask for me at the...

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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
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  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: €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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