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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 -...

Sumner, Michigan
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Our softball team and family stayed at the Bavarian Inn Lodge for two nights during a recent softball tournament in Frankenmuth. The hotel was very lovely and the pool was a nice place for the girls to relax between games. We really appreciate how quiet this hotel was so that we could get plenty of rest. However, we paid for...

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

Dear Karen, Thank you for including the Bavarian Inn Lodge in your softball tournament weekend. We have thousands of baseball and softball team delegates stay with us each year as it gives the families a great environment to create some great "non-sports" memories together. We appreciate your candor Karen and I'm sorry to hear it was more than you needed....

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Staff is awesome, friendly, fast check-in, smiling all the time, requested something from housekeeping and got it in less than 10 minutes, place is real clean, beds very comfortable, rooms are spacious and access was amazing.

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

Dear Colleen: Thank you for making the trek up from Toledo to friendly Frankenmuth! We thank you and your friends for choosing the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Thanks especially for recognizing our very hard-working housekeeping staff. They make us proud every day and we are lucky to have such a great team! We hope for the opportunity to serve your clan...

Sarnia, Canada
Reviewed 16 July 2015

This was our second stay at the Bavarian within the last few months. We had stayed there many years ago but not since they had added the new water slides. We love it! our son is now 9 yrs old and we had a total blast playing mini putt, going on the water slides, and playing the games to win...

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

Dear Lisa L., Thank you for your repeat visit to the Lodge Lisa! Thank you for sharing your insights with others on this site and for your joining our award winning loyalty club! We enjoy working to create value for all of our guests and to help you create memories together. We hope to serve you again real soon! Yours...

Whitby, Canada
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Excellent hotel, charming staff, great location, very comfortable rooms. Good meals. Large fun area for kids and adults alike. A pleasant bonus is ironed bed linen. Best of all is a very strict no noise after 11pm. What a pleasure that is. Have recommended the Lodge to our friends who all like as much as we do.

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

Dear Amhblakely, Thank you for your loyalty to our facility. So nice to also have you as an ambassador to your friends and family. You are very observant to notice that our bed sheets are ironed. We have done this for the past 27 years as a bit better level of service. Glad you enjoyed them. We will keep working...

Lincoln Park, Michigan
Reviewed 15 July 2015

I've been coming here every year since I was about 10. I ABSOLUTELY love it. There is always so much to do just in the lodge. We just recently brought my 1 year old daughter for her first time and she had a BLAST! She LOVED the kiddie pool. I will ALWAYS recommend this place, especially as a great family...

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

Dear Alexandria S., Thank you so much for your loyalty over the years. We are THRILLED to hear that you continue an annual tradition to visit and are now bringing your daughter to have fun. We appreciate you being an ambassador for us Alexandria. We promise to keep working hard to help you have FUN. Please look me up at...

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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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  • Family 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: $220 - $301 (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.”
 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
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles NotUsuallyPicky21, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“near fun center if you are family with children, room and types are many though to pick from.”
 of 5 bubbles ljschoneman, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
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