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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very accommodating and nice. The pools were well maintained. My daughter was not able to ride any of the slides, which was disappointing. I think the measuring stick before the water slides is not accurate. The room was clean and spacious.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bavarian Inn Lodge is one of the best in Frankenmuth, MI. The staff is always friendly and the rooms are well maintained and clean. It is a beautiful building and has so many activities enclosed you really do not have to go any where else. Have always had a great time there.

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

Dear John M., Thank you for your long-term loyalty to the Bavarian Inn Lodge. We appreciate your trusting in our team and look forward to serving you for many more decades! Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Lapeer, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a quick get away with my teen and young adult kids and 9 month old granddaughter. The room was clean and spacious, the pools and slides were fun and the staff was friendly. Unfortunately, the family suite overlooked the Fun Area which did not close at 11p as advertised. The noise level was very high. When it finally...

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

Dear 10Dianne, I am very sorry that you had disappointment of noise from the Fun Center during your winter school break visit. I know it was during the break as I read this same statement from your post stay review you also filled out. It is very challenging when you are open 365 days a year for 31 years now...

Clio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I very much enjoyed our stay at the Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn Lodge! The staff was very friendly and helpful, and the accommodations were top-notch :) Very clean and up-to-date. Lots to do. We enjoyed our swim at the adult pool and hot tub. It had a great atmosphere with the lights dimmed and greens & lights decorating...

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

Dear Laurie and Greg, Thankyou kindly for your recent stay and your kind words on Tripadvisor. We are thrilled to have couples enjoying our facilities at the very same time as families and achieving great success with both segments of guests! I thank you for pointing out what you enjoyed most and we hope to serve you for years to...

WARREN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and great service. We really enjoy going to the Bavarian Inn. The hotel is very nice and the kids love the pool area. The waterslides are fast and fun. The mini golf and arcade are also a bonus on this getaway.

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

Dear Andrea, Thanks for bringing your family to the Bavarian Inn Lodge. We appreciate our trust in our team and are so happy that we can help your family relax together and make some memories! We hope to serve you for years to come! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving Bavarian Inn Guests since 1977 - On behalf...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bavarian Inn and town is our favorite place to stay and make family memories. There's always thing to do and new things to see we have an amazing time every time . Thank you to the great staff they do an amazing job. We have had birthdays ,mothers day and honey moon and it was GREAT thanks so much. Kim...

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

Dear Kim K., What a thrill for us to hear of your various reasons for loving Frankenmuth! We are so pleased to have the opportunity to help you have FUN and relax with us. We promise to keep working hard to earn your loyalty! Hope your a member of our Perks club. (I proudly started the club in 1999) Thanks...

Grand Blanc, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice place to get away. The rooms were clean, with views of the river, good service, a small gift shop downstairs that had lots of interesting items. Also, close enough to walk into downtown Frankenmuth where there are lots of shops.

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

Dear Annie683: Thank you kindly for your recent stay Annie! We appreciate hearing what services and amenities you enjoyed most. We hope to serve you for years to come. Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience, well worth the last minute stay. We truely enjoyed the hotel and surrounding accomodations. We enjoyed playing checkers at bavarian, enjoyed air hockey, pool and shopping district. Wish the rocking chairs in the fun center by the childrens play house would return. Also hope the hand waxing would return. These were special traditional items that we...

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

Dear Jewels1225, So glad you had FUN and time to relax with us on your short get-a-way to Frankenmuth and the Bavarian Inn! The "pinch factor" is the reason the rocking chairs are gone... I'm sorry to say. The hand waxing machine was in the company almost 20 years! Replacement parts were no longer available for it :( so it...

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very good weekend away at this wonderful hotel. The hospitality was awesome along with wonderful food at Oma's and a joyful night at the Lorelei bar. It was a very busy weekend in Frankenmuth but a very joyful one

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

Thank you so much for choosing the Lodge for your couples retreat! So glad you relaxed in amongst a thousand other people doing the same thing! WE hope to serve you for years to come. With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hold our annual Date Night at Bavarian Inn Lodge every year and it always goes so well and is something we look forward to every year! Char is awesome to work with and we always enjoy the evening!!

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

Dear Jill O., We so appreciate your groups trust in our team. Your right, Char is a wonderful assett to the company. Her husband is our Front Desk Manager too! We love that they are a significant and long-term part of our FUN TEAM at the Lodge. We promise to keep working hard to help you have FUN! Sincerely, Jim...

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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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  • 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: $237 - $323 (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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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We had a "river view".. it was a good room”
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“River front rooms are nice with view.”
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“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.”
 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.”
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