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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Our stay at the Bavarian Inn Lodge was non-stop fun. Between the hot air balloons and the dog bowl, there was always something to see and do. the food is alone is worth coming for and to top it off there was an awesome firework display.

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

Dear Robert, Thank you for joining us at the Lodge during the festive open to Summer on Memorial Day Weekend. So thrilled that you enjoyed the events. I am the Chairman of the Hot Air Balloon Event and I am always thrilled to see the enthusiasm and energy by the pilots and 60+ volunteers it takes to put on that...

Miamisburg, Ohio
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

The lodge while somewhat dated was very clean and comfortable. There are many amenities on site. There is a water park area for families and an adult area in a different part of the lodge with a whirlpool and swimming pool. There is a restaurant on site (Oma's) which serves good food at a reasonable price. Bed and pillows were...

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

Dear Sherylrn823: Thank you kindly for your review on this site. We take all feedback as a "gift" from our guests as we want to constantly improve. I'm so sorry for the challenges in the delivery of your anniversary package and room type confusion. We will share these details with the appropriate team members today. Thank you for your kind...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

We once again enjoyed the Memorial Day long weekend at our favourite hotel, the Bavarian Inn & Lodge. Our room 1437, was well lit and very clean and comfortable. Our balcony overlooking the Cass River was a perfect place to watch the fireworks on Sunday night. The staff were all very welcoming and polite. The hotel has a great "no...

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

Dear DWGB, So pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience over Memorial Weekend at the Lodge. We too had a great time putting on the various events for the public at Frankenmuth River Place Shops. Michael Zehnder our Vice President at the Lodge is Chairman of Dog Bowl and I am the Chairman of the Hot Air Balloon Event. We...

Clinton Township, Michigan
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This is our family's third visit to Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth, MI. Our ages range from 6 years old to 63 and everyone always has a GREAT time. Weather its the kids enjoying the water slides, the adults enjoying the shopping or everyone having fun in the arcade. There is always plenty to do and see! Don't forget the...

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

Dear Kimberly W., Thank you Kimberly for your very kind words regarding our Community and the Bavarian Inn Lodge. So thrilled to hear what you enjoy most and we promise to keep working hard to help you have FUN whenever you are ready for another round of FUN in Frankenmuth! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the...

Berkley, Michigan
Reviewed 27 May 2015

A uuual excellant stay at the Bavarian Inn. We had a wonderful room overlooking the water. The room was clean and very quiet. Our waiter Paul at the resturant was outstanding, very attentive. both the inn and resturant are highly recommended.

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

Dear Tom L., Thank you so much for your loyalty to the Bavarian Inn Tom. So glad you had a nice get-a-way and had an opportunity to unwind in Frankenmuth. We look forward to serving you for years to come! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Dearborn, Michigan
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Our stay at the Bavarian Inn was great and offered all kinds of activities for the kids (swimming, arcade, playing outside) and this particular weekend included the hot air balloon festival and the dog bowl. There were lots and lots of people, but the facilities didn't seemed crowded and all of the activities were within walking distance, which we enjoyed...

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

Dear Ken G, Thank you so much for your review on this site Ken. It was wonderful to read our insights on what you enjoyed most during the Holiday weekend. Michael Zehnder our VP chairs the Dog Bowl Event and I Chair the Hot Air Balloon Event. I will share your comments with Michael - we thank you for joining...

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 27 May 2015

My family and I just stayed at the Bavarian in over the long weekend. While we thoroughly enjoyed the hot air balloon festival and all the doggies, we became increasingly disappointed as our stay went on. Our room was neat upon arriving and we liked the beautiful view of the river. Unfortunately the deck needed some tlc, cob webs, bird...

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

Dear Mololee: Thank you for taking the time to express your challenges as well as what you liked about the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Your concern regarding the balcony was a huge red flag when you informed RIck our Manager on Duty of that concern. There was a screw loose a bit on that board but it was still held in...

Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Have stayed at the Inn a couple of times. The little 6 year old absolutely is entertained the whole time. Will definitely return for a third visit. Friendly staff very accomidating. Late check out was a plus...

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

Dear Marlene, Thank you for bringing your family to Frankenmuth and the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Glad your family (and especially your 6 year old) had a great time. We have lots of fun and frolic happening all summer long. I hope you can come back and take some of it in! Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE...

Orillia
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Bavarian Inn is a great place for a 3 or 4 day break. The main lobby at check in is amazing every time we visit, especially at the Xmas time. Good food at Oma`s and down in the village. One of our favourite places to visit

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

Dear Alan, Thanks for your kind words on our Community and the Lodge Alan. I have always felt a sense of honor in being a part of our Community. We are blessed to have a tremendous group of business and resident leaders who are passionate about our Community. That shows thru well to you our guests. We appreciate your observations...

Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Well another fantastic weekend at the Bavariann inn lodge. Just fantastic room was great service was excellent as always .food was hot and tasty.Beer was ice cold.Hot tub was Hot. Cant wait for our next trip

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

Dear Captain Tiberius, Thanks for your recent stay. We appreciate your loyalty to the Lodge and hope to serve you again soon. A great summer is ahead of us! Hope to meet you when you next return. Ask for me at the Front Desk. 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 )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Tennis Court
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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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