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Reviewed 9 July 2015

Me and my family had a blast like always at the lodge. The many things to do in house as short walk to town kept us busy the whole time. I can not wait till our next stay. The rooms were clean. The waitstaff in omas was excellent as always.

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

Dear Cduvernois79, Thank you for your frequent visits to the Lodge. We appreciate your recognizing our team and are pleased to hear that Oma's is delivering the service and products your family has come to enjoy. Hope to see you again soon! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving Bavarian Inn Guests for 38 Years - On Behalf of...

Oxford, Michigan
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Family of 7 stayed in 2adjoining rooms, was very comfortable. Staff smiled and spoke each time we met. Very accommodating. Took advantage of the 4 indoor swimming pools and Fun Center. Indoor mini golf and arcade games. Free shuttle from Bavarian Inn to the Restaurant or to The River Place. Family is planning to make the stay a family tradition....

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

Dear Pauline, Thank you so much for your visit with your whole clan Pauline. Glad you enjoyed the Holiday with your family in Frankenmuth. Even more excited to see you want to visit as a tradition! We have thousands of families doing the same thing! We will keep working hard to keep the place FUN and SHINY looking for your...

Strongsville, Ohio
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Located in Frankenmuth, MI, the Bavarian Inn Lodge is situated on a large, well-kept campus, next to a picturesque river, that is a short walk across a covered wooden bridge to the center of the town. The rooms, restaurants, and amenities have an Olde World European flavor. The rooms are named after early local families and are decorated with pictures...

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

Dear Linda, Thank you so very much for your meticulous detail of our amenities and services! Glad it appears you area member of our award winning Loyalty club and that you enjoy the benefits of membership. We appreciate your visiting us and sharing the things you like most on this site. I hope you would ask for me at the...

Brandenburg, Kentucky
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We were at the Bavarian Inn over the 4th of July holiday and had a great experience. Eventhough the hotel appeared to be full, there was always room in the pools and around the grounds. Our room was very clean and provided a great view of the river from our balcony. We enjoyed the different pools, slides and hot tub....

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

Dear Kentucky Derby Girl, Thanks for including us on your Pure Michigan vacation KDG! We are thrilled to have served you all the way from Kentucky! Pleased to hear you had a great time and were able to unwind. Thank you again for sharing your insights with the world on this site and have a spectacular rest-of-the-summer! With Sincere Appreciation,...

Geneva, Ohio
Reviewed 8 July 2015

First off, most friendliest place we have ever been. Easy check in, beautifully landscaped. Very close for walking to other attractions, food, shopping. Hotel also has a shuttle that runs continuously, just wait by one of the shuttle pick up signs, and it will pick you up to go back to hotel or another stop. (drivers very friendly, and helpful)....

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

Dear Elsie, S., Thank you so much for choosing the Bavarian Inn Lodge for your recent couple get-a-way. We do put a lot of thought into our configuration of guestrooms and public areas to minimize noise and to have the most relaxing yet fun environment for families and children at the same time. Our adult only Pool / whirlpool help...

Houghton Lake, Michigan
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Food was beautiful, delicious, tasted homemade, and lots of it. The rooms were beautiful with plenty of room and had a refrigerator to make it even better. I cannot say enough good things about the beds, absolutely wonderful! With all the pools, hot tubs, and 2 waterslides everyone had a great time. The staff was always helpful and friendly!

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

Dear Laura S., Thank you for your recent stay Laura. We too love our beds. Did you know they are Michigan Made! (In Lansing). We will share your kind words with our team on our TripAdvisor Monitor in our break room area. Kind thoughts like yours are the most motivation to give MORE great service day after day. We hope...

Doylestown, ohio
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

This was an awesome hotel experience. Other than only having full size beds, the service was great, the pools were decent sized and not terribly crowded and the breakfast buffet was very tasty! I was a tad disappointed in the pricing but with the Perks program, they keep you coming back. A lot of the shops have the same merchandise...

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

Dear Ohio4203: Thank you so much for your recent stay and your being a Perks member of our Award winning club! I have GREAT news. We DO IN FACT have rooms with two queen beds now! They were recently installed in our 2nd phase of guestrooms and the switch in the computers to illustrate the room type occurred earlier this...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 8 July 2015

the place is wonderful ...fun for the whole family....there is so much to do....you can walk any where in town...the pools and slides were a lot of fun...the restaurant had real good breakfast...i would go back..

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

Dear Kahleesi, Thanks for your Frankenmuth visit all the way from Houston, TX! Glad you and your family had a wonderful stay. We appreciate your sharing your thoughts with the rest of the world on Trip Advisor. Whenever Michigan is on your itinerary... we will be hoping to see you! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the...

Sylvania, United States
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The staff at the Bavarian in were extremely efficient and helpful. The rooms were very clean. Nice location close to downtown shopping and restaurants. Multiple pools, game rooms and on-site restaurants.

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

Dear Robert W., Thank you for choosing the Bavarian Inn Lodge for your get-a-way Robert. Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the world on this site. We hope to serve you again for years to come! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team.

Portage, Michigan
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I only spent 1 night, but will be coming back! Bavarian in had so much to do, I really didn't have to leave the hotel! this is the pefect destination for either a family, or a trip with friends. Thank you!

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

Dear Stacy: Sounds like your first stay with us Stace. Thank you for choosing the Lodge and we are thrilled you plan to return. Please ask for me at the Front Desk when you come back. Would love to meet your clan!!! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team.

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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: $210 - $328 (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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“Most odd number rooms can see the river (and some, the bridge); Room numbers over 1000 are in the newer part of the hotel”
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