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Inkster, Michigan
Reviewed 6 January 2015

You will not be disappointed in this place. There are so many things to do and experience. It is a great place for children or couples. This is our fourth time visiting and we are still in awe of it. Each time it has been for the New Year's Eve Gala Celebration. The atmosphere, good food, friendly people (workers and...

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

Dear Selah, Thank you kindly for your sharing your experience at the Bavarian Inn Lodge for our New Years Eve. celebration. We had such a wonderful time putting it all out there for NY Eve. I hope you made it to the Courtyard Pool Area open party. I was the DJ and had a great time with 200+ guests rockin...

Macomb
Reviewed 6 January 2015

The attention to detail by staff and keeping with the theme was great. We got a package meal that included dinner & breakfast. We appreciated having the shuttle to the restaurant for our chicken dinner as we normally would not have done that with our two kids. The breakfast was tasty but overpriced if you're just walking in. It was...

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

Dear AK, Thank you so much for sharing your insights into what went well and needed improvement during your recent stay. So sorry that you experienced temperature challenges during your stay. I know we have been in a deep-freeze of single digits outside but any of our systems (pool areas and guestrooms) really should be able to keep up with...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 January 2015

This trip was our second to the Bavarian Inn Lodge. We have a new son-in-law and we wanted him to experience Frankenmuth at Christmas! Our reservation was made with ease and when I called to ask a few questions about the location of our rooms, I was met with a most accommodating staff person. Check in was crowded, but was...

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

Dear TwinkleTown Family! Thank you for your second stay at the Bavarian Inn Lodge and for bringing your "new" son along to experience the visit. We appreciate hearing about the amenities and services that meant the most to your family. We hope to be a traditional part of your families get-a-way experience regardless of the Season! Wishing you a Happy...

Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

My family stayed at The Bavarian Inn on January 1st. Even though it was very busy at the hotel every staff member made us feel welcome. It was a great experience, especially the fun center and the pool. We also appreciated the free shuttle service to the restaurant for a special chicken dinner. Thank you. We will definitely return!

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

Dear Darla B., Thank you so much for staying with us over the Holidays Darla. So pleased to see you had a great stay. Especially appreciate your kind words on our staff. They are a Legendary group of people who really enjoy helping our guests have FUN every day. We hope for the opportunity to serve your family again in...

Reviewed 5 January 2015

We went to Bavarian Inn for a New Year's get away and had a great time. The hotel is beautiful, clean and accommodating. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. My 3yr old had a great time in the pools and play area. We will definitely return soon.

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

Dear BDJ, Thank you so much for staying with us over the New Year Holiday. So pleased to see you had a great stay. Especially appreciate your kind words on our staff. They are a Legendary group of people who really enjoy helping our guests have FUN every day. Thanks for entrusting us to create some special memories with your...

Reviewed 5 January 2015

I have been spending a week end in December in Frankenmuth for over 20 years. Most of those years we have stayed at the Bavarian Inn. We tried other places but have settled on Bavarian Inn as our favorite place to stay. The customer service is fantastic and they are always willing to help if you have any problems. The...

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

Dear Mary M., Thank you so much for your 20 year loyalty to Frakenmuth and the Bavarian Inn Lodge! We are honored to have served your family for so many years. I presume you are enjoying membership in the Bavarian Inn Perks Club. I am especially thankful for your kind words about our staff. They ARE what makes Bavarian Inn...

Hudson, Ohio
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We went for one night right after Christmas. The toddler pool and slides were perfect for our family. I loved the KinderVillage near all the games, my toddler and baby loved it. The hotel could definitely use some updated of the linens- looks so drab with those curtains and bedspreads. My biggest issue was they don't use fitted sheets on...

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

Dear LittleLi07, Thank you so much for choosing the Bavarian Inn Lodge for your Christmas Get-A-Way! We are honored to have served your young family. We really appreciate your insights into potential improvements. They are in-the-works. New bedspreads and curtains are specified already and awaiting bids for a 2015 installation (hopefully by Spring). We are perpetually renovating and reinvesting financially...

Reviewed 5 January 2015

My kids ages 3 and 6 had a blast during our recent stay at the Bavarian Inn. There is so much to do: my 3 year old loved the kiddie wading pool while my 6 year old had fun on the water slide, they both enjoyed the games, indoor golf, and play area and the evening events and pizza in...

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

Dear RDarhar23, We are thrilled to hear how our young family created some memories together within the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Thank you for sharing your experience with others on this site and for choosing the Lodge. We hope to serve your growing family for years to come! Wishing you a Happy New Year! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On...

Westland, Michigan
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We could not have selected a better place to hold our meeting and what a great time of year. First of all everywhere you looked it was decorated for the Christmas Holiday season. The staff was extremely pleasant and very helpful. It wasn't just that they were helpful with anything, it was their attitude. They wanted to make the experience...

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

Dear Della D., Thank you so much for recognizing our staff on this website. They make us proud everyday. The focus for all of us is to create enjoyable experiences for our guests AND for each other AND for ourselves. By engaging in FUN ways with our guests, all of these get accomplished and we get a higher level of...

Reviewed 4 January 2015

This is our go to place for a short getaway. Close enough for an overnight stay, always clean, the service is great and it's got alot for the kids to do. Indoor arcade, mini golf, several pools (including adult only if you are traveling without children) and water slides. In the evening they do family kareoke in the fun center....

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Dear JIAC224, Thank you for your compliments towards the Front Desk "hustle" as they addressed a huge turnover of departing and arriving guests so close together. We attribute a LOT of that success to the hosuekeeping department who hustle on days like that to get all the rooms cleaned for the new arrivals. We appreciate your kind words on this...

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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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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: $226 - $309 (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
Bavarian Inn Lodge Frankenmuth, Michigan
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