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Bavarian Inn Lodge

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Deerfield, Michigan
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Everything was great. We truly enjoyed ourselves. No complaints at all. We were well taken care of. The food was great from breakfast through dinner. Just loved the atmosphere. The grounds are beautiful and I enjoyed connecting with my German ethnicity.

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

Dear Beurert, Thank you for "feeling your roots" while in Frankenmuth. My family immigrated to Frankenmuth in 1890 and we have been represented in town ever since! We appreciate hearing what mattered most to you and are thrilled to hear you had a great time. Hoping to serve you again when you get that ethnic "German" craving of Frankenmuth! Yours...

Reviewed 18 July 2015

I travel quite a bit and have enjoyed many places that are adequate and more than adequate, but the Bavarian Inn absolutely blew me away with their accommodations, their staff, the amenities. I hope one of the 10 grandchildren I have yet unmarried will choose the Inn as their wedding choice. From the first day of the 3 we were...

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

Dear Loueen, Wow... thank you for your very eloquent narrative on the overall joy of your family of 30's experience in Frankenmuth. We LOVE being apart of the ultimate family memory... Weddings! So you keep encouraging those grandchildren and we will be ready! I've so enjoyed working with thousands of team members here over the 38 years and with three...

Jackson, MI
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We have stayed here for the past several years in July for our Anniversary and we just love it. Great family atmosphere. We enjoyed the Bavarian Inn Restaurant also and the shopping at the Castle shops.

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

Dear Mr. & Mrs. Doc, Thank you so much for your kind words on this site Doc. Also for allowing us to help you relax and enjoy your wedding anniversary for several years. We are thrilled to help couples and families celebrate together... every day! I hope you would stop at the front desk and ask for me when you...

Romeo, Michigan
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Great place to visit with family. It is so family friendly with plenty of staff on hand to answer any questions you may have. Pools were excellent for kids and as a bonus they have an adults only pool! Can't say enough about the great experience. The rooms were very clean and well maintained. Nice shops. The town of Frankenmuth...

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

Dear Joan, Thank you for your recent stay Joan. We greatly appreciate your sharing your experience on this site. We are proud to boast the only hotel with an all-day-adult only pool with whirlpool area. We have hooked thousands of couples to visit over a years time as they enjoy the "no marco polo" zone of this area. We hope...

Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful family trip! There was plenty to do at the Inn to occupy our kids from ages 5 to 19. The staff was very friendly and courteous. Great value!! Rooms could use updating but were clean and quiet.

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

Dear Stephanie, Thank you so much for your recent family get-a-way to Frankenmuth and the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Pleased to hear that our amenities satisfied your five year old AND teenagers at the same time. That is not always an easy thing to do! I will reach out to you individually to understand what aspects of your guetroom needed updating....

Boyertown
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We had a great room overlooking the river, nice balcony, fine accomendations,....very comfortable! The restaurant at the Inn was fine for any meal, the Pub had entertainment , also serving good food ! There were pools and water slides for families, also an adult pool for a quite swim. The lodge is within walking distance of many shops, restaurants, brewery,...

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

Dear Mark M., Thank you for sharing what mattered most to you on your recent July stay at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. We are thrilled every time friends gather in Frankenmuth to relax and create new memories together. We promise to work hard to keep the place FUN and SHINY awaiting your gangs next arrival! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel,...

Clemmons, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 July 2015

You will never get board! at the Bavarian Inn Lodge, the pool kept the kids buys and adults could sit down and have a relaxing time where some of the best food i have ever had was served! Definitely coming back! Amazing Work!

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

Dear Carla B., Thank you so much Carla for staying with us and sharing your feelings on this site! We often explain our water park experience as a "living room styled" waterpark where the parents or grandparents don't HAVE to be in swimsuits due to intense heat or risk of getting drench everywhere. We dispersed the video games and "dry...

continental, ohio
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We stayed at the Bavarian Inn on a Wed & Thurs, joined the perks club, and got great rates. The room was very clean and every staff member we passed had a smile and was engaging. We ate at Olmas twice and the food was amazing. A tour bus with its riders filled the place for breakfast but we saw...

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

Dear Waggie63: Thank you for joining our Perks Club! Thank you also for sharing your thoughts on your stay as well as your dining experience in Oma's Restaurant. Thrilled that you plan to come back. Would LOVE to meet your family when you do. Ask for me at the Front Desk! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving Bavarian...

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The Bavarian Inn Lodge is the best small hide-a-way a family can go to. My family vacation has been here for over 45 years. Super, excellent customer service, 5 pools, great food, shops, are very nice. we even have a hill that we roll down. you can play golf, tennis on the lodge grounds. something to do everyday.

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

Dear Niecy52: Thank you for your loyalty to the Lodge and Frankenmuth Niecy! We appreciate you sharing your insights on this web site and look forward to serving you for decades to come with your growing family! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving Bavarian Inn Guests for 38 Years - On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge...

Clinton Township, Michigan
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I took my 3 grandchildren to Bavarian for a 2 night visit and they had a great time. They enjoyed the pools, slides, hot tubs, video games and miniature golf. They didn't want to leave the complex. The staff is friendly and the lodge is very clean. I would visit the Bavarian Lodge again in the future.

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

Dear Pat W., Thank you for creating some special memories with your 3 grandchildren! We are so glad you chose our facility to spend time together. We will work hard to keep the place SHINY and FUN awaiting the day to serve your family again. Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving Bavarian Inn Guests for 38 Years -...

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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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  • 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
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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: RM751 - RM1,026 (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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“Do not recommend rooms near pools or activities if you plan to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles 10Dianne, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not get a room to overlook the pool its loud! Unless you stay up late 2AM”
 of 5 bubbles sorzula, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles 754lizc, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“View of parking lot or river, they are all good.”
 of 5 bubbles denniswoy, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
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