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Bavarian Inn Lodge

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
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Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Everything at the Bavarian Inn Lodge was perfect. They did an exxcellent job of being the Host Hotel for the annual Fire Muster the last wekend of July. This year they had staff take pictures of the parade. Check them out on there web site. The food was excellent. The different pools kept everyone entertained. Also the mini putt-putt also...

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

Dear Phil M., Thanks so much for your stay with us during the Fire Muster and Cavalcade. I was the photographer of the parade and person who posted the photos to our website! I wanted to show off to the world all of your amazing machines. Many people were probably thinking how "pretty" they are. I was also thinking, "wow,...

Oak Lawn, Illinois
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The weekend at the Bavarian Lodge Inn was a pleasant surprise...Over and above just a lodging....Great place for families with children.......Food was great and the atmosphere made me feel like I was actually in Bavaria......The staff was very courteous....Great location for shopping and just walking about the town of Frankenmuth.....Would definitely go back......

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

Dear Kathleen M., Thank you so much for your stay this past weekend and your kind words Kathleen. We do try to be a lot more than just a place to lay your head. We have developed resort styled services and amenities and tried to make the place "charming" like our overall community is. Thanks for recognizing that and sharing...

Grand Rapids, Ohio
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Everything was great. The food was well prepared and good portions, sometimes too much!! Prices were very reasonable also. Everyone one of the staff that I spoke to was very friendly. Actually everyone was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were very clean, and comfortable. 4 swimming pools, two with water slides & one for adults only. Had a huge...

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

Dear Neeter721: Thank you so very much for your July stay at the Lodge as a couple. We appreciate your trust in our team and are so happy that you had a great time interacting with our staff. We hope for the opportunity to serve you as a couple or with extended family again in the future! Yours in Service,...

Troy, Michigan
Reviewed 28 July 2015

I spend upwards of 8 weeks vacationing in michigan each year. This was by far the worst lodging experience my family of 4 has ever had. I have had better experiences in $59 dollar a night backwoods holes. The 250 dollar family sweet was disgusting upon check in.....counted 5 small curly dark hairs in bathtub....drrain was sticking out and laying...

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

Dear Jo J.: There is never a good excuse for a guestroom to not be clean when a guest arrives. I see that Toni our housekeeping supervisor personally took care of the cleanliness issues and provided you with the complimentary Sunday Brunch and that our Manager on Duty doubled the certificates to four total for the inconvenience. Toni used this...

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We stayed here for the first time about 7 years ago and have been back every year. This year was the first time we stayed in the summer time. Even though it was so crazy busy everyone was just as great as when its the slow season (if you have one) . Two weeks before our trip i broke my...

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

Dear Jeff M., I appreciate your families loyalty to the Bavarian Inn Lodge and the Community of Frankenmuth Jeff. So glad you made the best of your broken ankle and used one of our Amigo mobility chairs. I am passionate about helping folks with restrictions, disabilities and handicap of any kind. That is why we own three Amigo's and often...

Michigan
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This was our third visit to the Bavarian Inn Lodge, and we could not have been more happy with our stay. We had a third-floor corner room, complete with a spacious balcony and lovely river view. Everything was extremely clean, and every staff person we encountered was helpful, courteous, and friendly. Our two girls loved the Fun Center, pools, and...

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

Dear 835GMEC, We are HONORED to have served your family for the past 3 years! Thank you for your loyalty. We know we need to keep working hard to earn your loyalty with each stay. That is why we work hard to hire FUN people who enjoy interacting with you, our guests. We hope for the opportunity to help your...

Clarkston, Michigan
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Spent the weekend with our 4 sons, ages 16-24. They remembered the many times they had spent at the Bavarian Inn Lodge when they were very young. The entire place is immaculate as ever. All areas are fully staffed to serve guests or answer questions. Plenty of activities for all ages in the gaming areas, putt putt golf and pool....

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

Dear Mary Anne F., Thank you for visiting us over the past 22 Years Mary Anne! We are flattered and a little humbled by your frequent visits. Your story creates "high fives" around here as we placed your review on our TripAdvisor TV in our Break Area. It is a wonderful motivational message that instills more happiness in our team,...

Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Everything was great! They made us feel like it was our home away from home. Bavarian inn restaurant was awesome too! They serve you so much food you think your in movie at a palace. Food from one end of table to other it was great an not over expensive.

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

Dear Thomas D., Thank you for visiting us at the Bavarian Inn Thomas. So glad you enjoyed your stay and the FOOD. We hope for the opportunity to help your family have fun for years to come! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Rochester Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 26 July 2015

To be honest, we stayed at Bavarian Inn about 3 years ago and I was not impressed with the room. They had old beds and AC window units :-(. However, they have done updates!!. We had a beautifully clean room with 2 brand new (cozy) queen beds and a programmable thermostat. It was perfect! Everything is SUPER clean in the...

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

Dear DI123556, Thank you for your repeat visits and your progress reports on this site! We in fact have no mattress in the hotel that is older than 3 years old (just barely 3 at that). We also have four pillows on every bed (two soft and two firm) so you can choose your comfort level their too. We did...

Wheaton
Reviewed 25 July 2015

My family and I stayed there for 3 nights. On a main strip of stores and restaurants, near family fun. Kids loved the pools and my husband and I enjoyed having beverage while the kids entertained selves. Game room was for young and old. Friendly staff, clean room. I couldn't afford the restaurants daily but convenient to location.

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

Dear Bas75: Thank you for sharing your insights on this site and for your recent family visit! We appreciate the opportunity to be a part of your vacation to Frankenmuth! We hope for the opportunity to serve your family again whenever you want to escape to friendly Frankenmuth! Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge...

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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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  • 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
  • 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: $225 - $308 (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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“We had a "river view".. it was a good room”
 of 5 bubbles hollyb905, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“River front rooms are nice with view.”
 of 5 bubbles O2538EPjohnm, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not recommend rooms near pools or activities if you plan to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles 10Dianne, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We love the river view but we haven't had a bad room ever.”
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“For couples there are first-floor rooms with access to the adults-only pool and courtyard.”
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