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CHIPPEWA FALLS
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Quiet and roomy. Nice rooms with super large tv. Wifi worked well. We went on a 2 day weekday special. 2 nights, $20 food voucher and $30 gift card. Great restaurant in the hotel reasonable priced, several nice pools to relax by. Shopping is a short walking distance away so did not have to move the car.

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Tecumseh, Michigan
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

I am back and still have to rave about this beautiful inn and lovely town. The people are outstanding and always (and I mean always) have a smile on their faces. Take in the sites as there is always something to do or just watch all the people. Every race, religion, ethnic background, size and age are there to enjoy... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was pleasantly surprised to be given a $30 gift card for the Inn's gift shops or other nearby stores upon check-in. I also received a voucher for $20 for use at the Inn's Oma's restaurant and a Frankenmuth Coupon book full of free gifts and food. Room was spacious and nice and very reasonably priced I enjoyed the Courtyard... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been coming to this hotel at least once a year since I was 4 months old; now I take my kids there too :-) They've begun updating quite a bit since when I first started going there (bigger TVs, nicer light fixtures, new carpet, new systems in the arcade etc.) and it just keeps getting better. There's a lot... More 

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

Dear Scatterd, Thank you so much for your kind words on this site. I appreciate your specific observations in understanding which updates and remodeling items you enjoy the most. I will be sharing my email address directly in a message as I would LOVE to organize meeting a person who has stayed here since they were 4 months old and... More 

Flint, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The rooms are cozy, well equipped and clean. Many things to do, pools, waterslides, game room, great food, the bar and entertainment is wonderful, so many shops to visit etc, fudge shops, many place to eat in surrounding area

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

Dear Susan H., Thank you so much for your kind words on this site and for your recent stay. So happy to see we were successful at helping you relax and have FUN! We hope for the opportunity to serve your family for YEARS to come. Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team More 

Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our very first Thanksgiving out of town and also our first time in a hotel with our two year old. The hotel had everything and anything we could need plus more. The staff was beyond friendly and helpful. Our daughter had the time of her life and so did we. Aside from the resort being family friendly, amazing... More 

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

Happy Thanksgiving weekend Joe & Thank you so much for choosing the Bavarian Inn Lodge for your first "family" get-a-way. So thrilled to hear about the experience. We LOVE being a part of special memories and traditions. We hope that you have an opportunity to create lots more of them at Bavarian Inn and all around Frankenmuth! With Sincere Appreciation,... More 

Port Colborne, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st visit to the inn and city. Would go back, it was nice to have your choice of adult pool or family pool, water slides were enjoyed. It was great to have onsite restaurant with coffee shop. Staff was amazing. Little disappointed with no microwave in room along with bedding, option of a duvet would be nice for comfort and... More 

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

Dear Cynmcdee, Thank you for your recent stay and your great feedback on this site. We have explored the idea of guestroom microwaves a few times over the years. Our particular challenge is every guestroom would need another electrical circuit. With multiple blowdryers and curling irons and the coffee maker going in the morning, we would blow circuits every day.... More 

Mount Jackson, Virginia
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a girlfriends' weekend to celebrate a birthday. Front desk staff was very friendly, helpful, and efficient at check in, even though four of us were splitting the cost of our two rooms. Lobby was festive and beautifully decorated. Rooms were spacious and clean. We did not partake of the pools, arcade, etc. We just selected this hotel... More 

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

Dear Leslie, Thank you for your recent stay and kind words on this site! We LOVE to be a parto of both Birthday celebrations and girls weekend away! So glad you loved our them and created some special memories together in Frankenmuth. We hope to become a tradition with you in the future! Look me up when you return so... More 

Clyde, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to take our children here and now it's just a very special place for my husband and I to go when we need a break. We love the always friendly staff, the clean and comfortable rooms, all the amenities on site, plus the fact that it's just an easy stroll to downtown Frankenmuth. A very fun way to... More 

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

Dear Mary S., Thank you Mary for entrusting our team to help you relax as a couple (now) and as a family with children in the past! We often chat with guests who mix-it-up with and without the children. We promise to never eliminate the adult only pool area. We appreciate the kind words on the Perks club and are... More 

Windsor, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we have a special occasion to celebrate, we always think of the Bavarian Inn! Not only is it a spectacular place to stay, there are so many great things that are within walking distance for us to do. The Bavarian Inn restaurant is a must when we're there, as well as the wonderful shopping and walking through the beautiful... More 

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

Dear Jennifer, Thank you soooooo much for entrusting our team in your get-a-ways to Frankenmuth Jennifer! We promise to keep the place shiny and FUN awaiting your next arrival. God's Blessings on your anniversary and we wish you a Merry CHRISTmas! With warm regards, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Family More 

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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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  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $211 - $330 (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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“Got a riverview room.. Looks towards downtown.”
 of 5 bubbles williampX3139NT, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Most odd number rooms can see the river (and some, the bridge); Room numbers over 1000 are in the newer part of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Scatterd, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“every room is a good room”
 of 5 bubbles O2347VBsusanh, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pretty view from balconies on river side.”
 of 5 bubbles K4165XTmarys, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have kids try for a room on the Fun Center level to avoid stairs or a lot of elevator rides.”
 of 5 bubbles elisah353, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
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