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Frankfort, Illinois
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

We loved the pools, slides, hot tubs to the real nice game room. As well as the Mini golf. We. Hit it all and enjoyed it all without having to worry about the weather, all indoor activity. Then if you wanted to eat at their famous chicken restaurant, they had a shuttle. What more could anyone ask for for a...

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

Dear GavinsSideKick: Thank you so much for your sharing the things you enjoyed as well as your challenges. I will reach out to you directly to understand what room you were in to address that toilet handle. Definitely NOT german engineering. We have no need to scrimp and try to extend the life of a handle. We always have plenty...

Michigan
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

My husband was here for a two day convention. Our room was on the river view side and had a shared balcony. It was a beautiful view. Our room included a desk, chair and a couch. It was roomy and the bed was very comfortable. The bathroom was a tight squeeze. Just the tub and toilet in that room with...

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

Dear SportsMom, Thank you for your loyalty to the Lodge and Frankenmuth over the years! I am very sorry that leftovers from a previous guest were found in your refrigerator. This definitely should not have been the case and I have shared this example with our Executive Housekeeper, Lisa Young. She too extends her apology and is using the example...

Troy, Ohio
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We are a family organization and this year held our annual meeting at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. The staff were some of the most helpful and friendly that I have ever worked with. They went out of their way to see to it that our group breakfast and our banquet went off smoothly. The food was excellent and I thought...

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

Dear Jeannette, Thank you so very much for entrusting our team to take care of your organization and all your delegates recently! It was our honor to help you have a successful gathering and we greatly appreciate your public comments on your experience. Our Banquet team and team members in all departments make us proud every day. We are blessed...

Rockford, Michigan
Reviewed 23 July 2015

After a busy day in Detroit at a Tigers game we came to the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Once checked in efficiently we arrived in our River Side Room, the view was tranquil. We ate at Oma's Restaurant located in the lodge, the food and service were great. We walked into the shopping area over the covered bridge. The shops are...

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

Dear Brenda, Thank you so much for including the Bavarian Inn Lode AND the Detroit Tigers into the same get-a-way experience! So glad you enjoyed our facilities and our close location to the heart of downtown Frankenmuth. We hope for the opportunity to serve you anytime you have a craving for any part of Frankenmuth! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel,...

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Our family stayed at the Bavarian Inn Lodge in July for a baseball tournament. The hotel was excellent in all aspects. The rooms are spacious and beds are comfortable. Check in was breeze. We arrived early and we quickly pre-registered and provided wrist bracelets so that the pools and waterslides could be accessed. With pre-registration, we did not need to...

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

Dear Cathy: Thank you for choosing the Lodge to help your gang have FUN while attending your baseball tournament in our backyard, at Heritage Park! We have enjoyed working with many baseball leaders to help manage the teams free time and give them fun in those big gaps between games. Thank you for sharing your insights on this site! We...

Shelby Township, Michigan
Reviewed 22 July 2015

It was my wife's and my 46th wedding anniversary and we wanted to getaway for a short weekend vacation. It was my wife's suggestion that we take a weekend anniversary getaway to Frankenmuth Michigan at the Bavarian Inn Lodge and we were pleasantly surprised with our visit. The first surprise was just how friendly the staff was, catering to our...

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

Dear Carol S., Congratulations on 45 years of wedded Bliss!!!! Thank you for including the Bavarian Inn Lodge to celebrate your anniversary. Nearly 1/3 of the reviews on this site are from satisfied couples who enjoy coming to our family friendly resort setting. So glad you enjoyed the "only" full-time "adult only" pool and whirlpool offered in any hotel in...

Livonia, Michigan
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We brought in 13 10year old girls and their parents and the coaches..a great place to stay with more than enough to do during the down time..indoor pool and arcade games on the bottom floor gave the team a great way to end the year.

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

Dear Indionk12: Thank you so much for choosing the Bavarian Inn Lodge for your overnight location right next door to the tournament location. So nice to hear that your girl athletes and families had a great time with us between games. We hope to serve your family (or baseball family) again in the near future! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel,...

Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Reviewed 21 July 2015

The rooms were very clean and everything in the room was in great condition. BUT, the best part of our stay was the customer service! Every staff member we talked to or even passed by was so wonderfully friendly and helpful. We talked and laughed with several of them like they were good friends and family. You felt comfortable and...

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

Dear Diane C., Thank you so much Diane for your kind words on our staff and on your overall experience. We will share your review on our "Trip Advisor TV" in our Off-Stage cafe area to cause a few "high fives" - especially for the gift shop. We are humbled often by the passion our team members have towards helping...

Richmond, Indiana
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I have been to Frankenmuth MI. a couple of times before, but this was my first time staying at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. It is beautiful and the rooms are very nice. The beds were super comfy and allowed one to get a good nights sleep. I would certainly recommend this place to anyone looking for a nice getaway weekend...

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

Dear Angela, Thank you for your July stay with friends at the Lodge in Frankenmuth! Thanks for your kind words on your first stay with us. Glad you enjoyed the bed... did you know it is a Michigan Made Product?? Capital Bedding out of Lansing Michigan! We hope for the opportunity to serve you again soon Angela! With Sincere Appreciation,...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 20 July 2015

In our opinion the only place in Frankenmuth to stay. Old country charm, extremely friendly staff. Rooms first class, very clean. Be sure to have a Perks Cub membership to give you preferred rates & build points/credits for your next visit.

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Dear Wayne, Thank you so much for your frequent stays and membership in our award winning Loyalty Club! So glad that you enjoy your time with us and we appreciate your kind words towards housekeeping. They work VERY hard to transform each occupied room back into a fresh room ready for the next arrival. We hope to serve you as...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $228 - $312 (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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