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Fort Gratiot, Michigan
Reviewed 5 May 2015

My Twin Brother and I celebrated our 60th Birthday at the Baravian Inn Lodge. We had a wonderful time. Everyone made us feel absolutely special. From the Hotel to the Restaurant, Oma's. Our room was comfortable and the food was great! The Adult pool and hot tub was enjoyed by my brother. Very relaxing. We will be going again!

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

Dear Patricia, Thanks for celebrating your wonderful birthday event with us Patricia. I hope to meet you and your brother upon your next visit. Birthdays and anniversaries are some of the best times for guests to travel and we are blessed to see all these families creating memories together and helping that happen! Yours In Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. -...

Sterling Heights, Michigan
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Have been coming to Bavarian Inn Lodge for many years now. Love the pools, shopping, food, etc. It's great to be able to drive an hour from home and have a great day or two away from the chaos of the big city.

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

Dear Fay, Thanks for your loyalty over the years. We are thrilled to be your "escape" from the big-city Fay. It is our goal to create enjoyable experiences for guests... not just rent you a room or feed you a meal. We look forward to your next visit. I hope you would ask for me at the front desk! Jim...

North Carolina
Reviewed 5 May 2015

My daughter and I wanted a little get away vacation with her 2 1/2 year old and 2 month old baby. We had such a great time at the Bavarian Inn. My Granddaughter loved the play area and pools. The room was very nice and clean and the staff was very helpful. Can't wait to go back again.

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

Dear Carol B., It is a "high five moment" around the Lodge every time we see special memories happening with grandparents and grandchildren. I appreciate your trust in our team with those memory opportunities. So goad you all had fun and our team helped make that happen. Please consider return trips in the future. Our team looks forward to helping...

Reviewed 4 May 2015

We have been guests at Bavarian Inn numerous times and have never been disappointed. They are constantly working to improve the experience. We were pleasantly surprised during this last visit to see the miniature golf course had been given a makeover. It is a great place for kids, couples and families.

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

Dear Jasen, Thanks for your loyalty over the years. Glad you enjoyed the unique changes to our indoor miniature golf course. WE will keep working in new ways to make the Lodge FUN for your return visits Jasen. With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of our ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the Bavarian Inn with several couples for the 80s Fest. We wished we could have stayed longer. Our room was very comfortable and clean. Check-in was a breeze, all hotel staff were pleasant and welcoming. We had a great stay!

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

Dear Michelle H., Thanks for joining us during 80's fest Michelle. So glad you had a great stay and we look forward to have you back again soon... Bavarian Festival is in June!!! :) Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of our ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Bay City, Michigan
Reviewed 1 May 2015

I visited this property with my 97 year old father who uses a wheel chair. The doors while large are not equipped with an automatic opener making it difficult to enter the building. The hallways are on the narrow side with many turns that are difficult to navigate especially if there are groups of people going in the opposite direction....

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

Dear Ardine, I am very sorry that you had challenges with your visit with your father in his wheelchair. It appears your challenges were primarily with public spaces in the Lodge and not guestrooms. We have worked very had over the years to keep making improvements as technologies and mattresses get redesigned. All of our primary guest entrances for rooms...

Detroit, MI
Reviewed 1 May 2015

It was a very nice room, I booked the last minute the morning of and ended up with a great web deal. We ended up with a very spacious room which was great for the little one to navigate and play around in. We had two beds, a couch and a balcony. It was very comfortable. The only problem was...

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

Dear Michelle, Thank you so much fore your feedback Michelle. Glad you had a great stay. I am sorry that you had a double trip to accommodate take-out. I have reviewed these details with our dining room Manager Martha Pippert. She will be sharing your example at the next group meeting with servers to work on improvement in this area....

Worthington, Ohio
Reviewed 1 May 2015

This was our first time staying at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. The room was quite comfortable and clean. Although there is the family fun center, we spent more time outside in Frankenmuth and appreciated the shuttle service from the lodge to the main street.

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

Dear Obx4ever, Thanks for your first stay at the Bavarian Inn Lodge! We hope that you will visit us "4ever" like your user name says! So glad you enjoyed the shuttle and driver and our charming little town of Frankenmuth. Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of our ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

South Bend, Indiana
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I stayed at this location for a work conference and plan on returning with my family due to both the service and the amenities for all age groups. Our group dinner provided at the restaurant was great in both food quality and service.

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

Dear Tony, We are thrilled to hear the news of your pending return Tony. We enjoy promoting to conference delegates a return visit to the Lodge. We also encourage families who visit us to consider a professional group visit in the future. This approach has garnered lots of return visits in the same manner you are promising. I hope to...

chesterfield township. mi
Reviewed 30 April 2015

This is our fourth visit to Bavarian Inn and it hasn't changed but just got better and more fun with the water slides. I'm 69 and had a ball with the tube slide. And being older I have some arthritis so we spent some time in the spa. After the spa that night I slept like a baby. They have...

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

Dear Don, We love hearing the word "consistent" in your title to this review Don. Thank you for celebrating your wife's birthday with us and so happy you love the slides personally! I would love to meet you when you next return and introduce you to some of the family members while you are here. Please ask for me at...

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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
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  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: RM753 - RM1,029 (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 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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“View of parking lot or river, they are all good.”
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“There are rooms near all the kid-zones, that would be family friendly, and rooms more isolated for those with no desire to hear the fun.”
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“near fun center if you are family with children, room and types are many though to pick from.”
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