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Westland, Michigan
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I visit Frankenmuth's Bavarian Inn several times each year with and without family. It is the perfect locale for a getaway. The Inn is incredibly clean and the staff is so friendly and accommodating. With multiple pools, an in door putt putt course and an enormous game room there is plenty to do inside. The shuttle takes...

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Chesterfield, Missouri
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent a few days at the Bavarian Inn Lodge instead of going to Florida this year and we were delighted with our stay! Everything was perfect - the room, the people, the food, and the fun! The indoor miniature golf course is beautiful and challenging, and the arcade games are awesome. The best part, however, was...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Bavarian Inn is a beautiful resort. The resort is clean and modern but yet retains old fashioned charm. However what makes this resort so wonderful are the people that work there. Judy Zehnder and her entire staff from managers, and reservationists to housekeepers make guests go beyond feeling welcome. You are made to feel important and all efforts are...

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

Dear Chris, Your reivew on this site touches our heart. Our entire purpose as a Company is to Create Enjoyable Experiences for our guests, ourselves and each other. Your expressions of long-term appreciation are greatly appreciated. Your words will motivate our team to keep on focus on our purpose. I will be sharing it with the entire team at an...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall the place is nice. However, I paid an extra $105 to "upgrade" to a room that was supposed to be large enough to sleep my family of 7. I have absolutely no idea how they expected 7 people to sleep in that room, and with the bedding provided. I can pile people up too but don't charge me an...

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

Dear David B., Thank you for your review on your recent stay. We appreciate ALL feedback and I thank you for your candor. I am not able to look up your stay due to anonymity on this site, but I presume you were offered a Family Suite which offers 2 double beds and a sofa sleeper plus I suspect you...

Valparaiso, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought that the price paid was a great deal. I stayed 2 nights for my birthday. My daughter 2 years 10 months had an amazing time. She will not stop talking about going swimming. The pools are perfect for parents to be relaxed about safety for the kids. We enjoyed mini golf and the fun center. Walked to town...

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

Dear Kristen6666: Thank you so much for entrusting our team to take care of your young family during your recent Frankenmuth get-a-way! So nice to hear about your daughters insights as a young child. I too enjoy our Cheddar Ale Soup. It is a signature item we offer year round! We certainly hope for the opportunity to serve your family...

Lorain, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights here and we had no heat either night and it was so cold in our room you could see your breath! When called for them to fix it they first said nothing was wrong with the heat. The second time I called the maintenance man said oh it's blowing 62 degrees and air conditioning. It happens...

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

Dear Amber W., I am very sorry that my team was not able to solve the challenges to your satisfaction with the heat in your guestroom. My investigation indicates that the heat pump was working sometimes and not at other times. It appears a mixing valve was intermittently sticking. I know we sent maintenance to your room and to the...

New Kensington, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bavarian Inn has been our favorite place to stay. We have been coning back since the Lodge opened up many years ago. We actually were there 2 weeks after they opened.5 swimming pools including an "adult only"

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

Dear DennisWoy, Thank you for your nearly 31 years of loyalty to the Lodge! On Feb. 10th we will have been opened that long! So glad you have enjoyed our evolution. I'm proud to have been here the entire duration with Judy Zehnder-Keller as President and Imelda Leix and General Manager. We are the only ones here from the beginning!...

Grand Rapids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a Monday night at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Being in the winter, it was not very busy - which is exactly what we were looking for. The room was great, very clean and comfortable. All employees were very friendly. There are lots of activities available, and I imagine families with kids would have a great time. There are...

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

Dear NotUsually... We are happy to serve you anytime but glad you enjoy our services when it is peaceful! We hope to serve you for years to come! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving Bavarian Inn Guests for 30 Years - On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Falmouth, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Still our favorite destination after all these years [since 1964] and The Bavarian Inn from its beginning by far the best choice with location, on site experience and atmosphere . Four generations of our children and theirs are still making this their destination too. Amazing experience...

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

Dear Ljschoneman, We are so appreciative of your loyalty! We know we need to earn that loyalty one stay at a time. I promise we will work hard to help you relax and have FUN in the future! Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. Bavarian Inn Lodge.

Waterford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth MI and love the variety of things to do there. One of my favorites at the Lodge is the adult pool. I'm retired now and I am not use to the screaming little ones running around that I could handle better when I was younger. Ate in Oma's Restaurant and their Rueben...

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

Dear Mary G., Thank you so much for sharing the particulars of what you enjoy most Mary. I too enjoy the signature dish of our Reuben Egg Rolls as an appetizer. It is very popular and I suspect it will stay on the menu for years to come. Thank you for your loyalty and especially for taking the time to...

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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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  • Pool
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  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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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
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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: ₹ 11,291 - ₹ 15,525 (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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