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Delaware
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I went over the Dec 3rd weekend to Frankenmuth, we stayed at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Huge and very unique Bavarian style hotel, it's nice to stay at a non-chain cookie cutter hotel system every now and them. Explore the huge facility, something for everyone. Check in was quick and efficient, even provided us with a coupon...

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Tecumseh, Michigan
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I am back and still have to rave about this beautiful inn and lovely town. The people are outstanding and always (and I mean always) have a smile on their faces. Take in the sites as there is always something to do or just watch all the people. Every race, religion, ethnic background, size and age are there to enjoy...

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

Dear Grandma Carol: Thank you for your very kind words about your many experiences at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Your feelings warm our hearts. We will share your review with our team as this will just rejuvenate their passion to help create enjoyable experiences for you, our guests as well as each other while we work. Thanks for your passion...

Lapeer, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed a few times at the Bavarian Lodge and have enjoyed every visit. All our visits were at Christmas time. The Lodge is beautiful. Our rooms were spacious and the mini fridge was very nice. The family fun center was great for the kids.

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Adrian, Michigan
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Bavarian inn was offering a special 2 night rate for perks members,if you were not a member you can sign up to get the deal. The room was nice and the mini fridge was very useful during our stay. Even though there are a number of areas geared toward kids, the adult areas (adult pool, hot tub, lounge)were void...

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

Dear Gordy, Thank you so much for your recommendations Gordy and for your frequent visits as a Bavarian Inn Perks Club member. Glad you are one of the 23,500+ families in our Bavarian Inn's family Perk club. WE hope to serve you for generations to come. Merry CHRISTmas! Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge...

Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been going their for the last 7 or 8 years. we look forward to our stay each year. they give us the same rooms each year and they look over the town and the river. this time of year is the best time if you like Christmas , it a wonderful place to see and the joy just...

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

Dear Robert W., We are thrilled to help bring-out-the-kid in thousands of folks during the CHRISTmas season Robert. Thanks so much for your kind words and loyalty to Bavarian Inn. Wishing you an amazing CHRISTmas and a Happy 2017! Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn family!

Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have gone to Frankenmuth for 32 years now and have been staying at the Bavarian Inn Lodge since 2002. Frankenmuth is a family tradition for many decades as far as I can remember. It has so many things to do and the food is outstanding too. Going up for the Oktoberfest is fun and during Christmas...

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

Dear Bob009, We are so pleased and honored to be a part of your families traditional visits to Frankenmuth Bob. Thank you for your long-standing loyalty to the Bavarian Inn and Frankenmuth. We appreciate your trust in our team and your efforts to "tell the world" on this site. Wishing you a very Merry CHRISTmas (as my friend Wally Bronner...

CHIPPEWA FALLS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet and roomy. Nice rooms with super large tv. Wifi worked well. We went on a 2 day weekday special. 2 nights, $20 food voucher and $30 gift card. Great restaurant in the hotel reasonable priced, several nice pools to relax by. Shopping is a short walking distance away so did not have to move the car.

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

Dear William P., Glad you had a great stay and enjoyed the package we offered William. We hope to serve you again in the near future and for years to come. Wishing you and your family a Merry CHRISTmas and a Happy New Year! Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was pleasantly surprised to be given a $30 gift card for the Inn's gift shops or other nearby stores upon check-in. I also received a voucher for $20 for use at the Inn's Oma's restaurant and a Frankenmuth Coupon book full of free gifts and food. Room was spacious and nice and very reasonably priced I enjoyed the Courtyard...

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

Dear GerriJensen: Thanks so much for sharing the particulars on your recent stay! So glad you shared the attributes and amenities that you enjoyed the most on this site for others to evaluate. We hope for the opportunity to serve you for YEARS to come Gerri! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge

Livonia, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming to this hotel at least once a year since I was 4 months old; now I take my kids there too :-) They've begun updating quite a bit since when I first started going there (bigger TVs, nicer light fixtures, new carpet, new systems in the arcade etc.) and it just keeps getting better. There's a lot...

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

Dear Scatterd, Thank you so much for your kind words on this site. I appreciate your specific observations in understanding which updates and remodeling items you enjoy the most. I will be sharing my email address directly in a message as I would LOVE to organize meeting a person who has stayed here since they were 4 months old and...

Flint, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are cozy, well equipped and clean. Many things to do, pools, waterslides, game room, great food, the bar and entertainment is wonderful, so many shops to visit etc, fudge shops, many place to eat in surrounding area

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

Dear Susan H., Thank you so much for your kind words on this site and for your recent stay. So happy to see we were successful at helping you relax and have FUN! We hope for the opportunity to serve your family for YEARS to come. Sincerely, 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
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $199 - $310 (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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“get a room over looking the river”
 of 5 bubbles RobertW718, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a view of the river and the city.....”
 of 5 bubbles b0b009, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Got a riverview room.. Looks towards downtown.”
 of 5 bubbles williampX3139NT, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Most odd number rooms can see the river (and some, the bridge); Room numbers over 1000 are in the newer part of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Scatterd, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“every room is a good room”
 of 5 bubbles O2347VBsusanh, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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