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Ontario,Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We had a fantastic time here. There is so much to do! Our kids were sad leaving. I would highly recommend this place for family fun. The lodge is in the ideal location for walking to everything. We really enjoyed the food as well.

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

Dear Pam M., Thanks for your recent visit during the Canadian School Spring Break. So glad you and your children had some great quality time together. Appreciate hearing that FUN was had by all and the Food hit-the-spot too. We hope to serve your family for years to come. With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE...

Reviewed 19 March 2015

We live locally and have tried to have a weekend getaway in the winter months. We have tried several "big" indoor water parks and for us... Bavarian Inn Lodge is high if not tops our list. My kids are 7,5,3 and they greatly enjoyed coming here. They loved all the pools! My two oldest were tall enough for the slides...

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

Dear Amy R., Thanks for taking the "short" trip to the Bavarian Inn Lodge. We appreciate serving families regardless of the distance. We have had hundreds of locals stay here over the winter! So glad your young family had a FUN time. Thanks for sharing the successful venture with others on this site. We hope to serve your growing family...

Reviewed 19 March 2015

This place never fails me. Perfect for singles and couples but also very family friendly. Tons to do and lots to see. Walking distance from town strip but shuttle is also available. Somewhat on the pricer side but worth every penny. Will definitely be returning soon.

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

Dear MerrcedesMarie, So Glad that you had a great stay and enjoyed the proximity to other places in Frankenmuth. Thank you also for sharing how our team has been consistent in previous service for the two of you too. We hope to serve you for Years to come Merrcedes! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE...

Reviewed 19 March 2015

We booked one night at the Bavarian Inn Lodge, Frankenmuth during March break and had a great time. There is so much to do, we concentrated on the kids and enjoyed the pools, water slides, indoor golf and many arcade games. The whole trip was great value for money and the staff were exceptional.

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

Dear Becky, So glad to hear our team helped you and your children have a great time. We appreciate knowing which amenities and services mattered most to you and thank you so much for sharing your insights with the world on Trip Advisor. Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Escanaba, Michigan
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I made a reservation for a conference I am attending. The telephone menu lacked reservations led me to a voicemail multiple times before I chose another option and talked to a person. I made a reservation for a King bed facing the river on February 17. I received a confirmation via email for this type of room. Upon arrival, my...

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

Dear Kyle, I am so very sorry that the error with your guestroom reservation and room type has made us lose you as a guest. I appreciate you responding to my request for details on your reservation so I could investigate further. There was definitely a set of complicated challenges within the group room block. An error was made by...

Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 18 March 2015

This stylish (German style) hotel is very pleasing to the eye with ample parking upon arrival. Entrance is over a covered bridge which is in itself a very classic entrance. The lobby will leave you in total awe. The rooms are very spacious and depending on what room you get could be even more spacious depending on mini suite or...

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

Dear Pete, Thank you so very much for choosing the Lodge Pete. WE are thrilled to have your family in our loyalty club and are glad to hear which amenities and services mean the most to you. Wow.. The Disney of the North is a lot to strive for! You have caused "high fives" around here! Your energetic review will...

Farmington
Reviewed 17 March 2015

My wife and I were just settling down after full day's adventure in the town of Frankenmuth at the splendid Bavarian Inn. The wife was busy securing and inspecting all of the treasures we purchased that day and I turned on the flat screen T.V. to catch up on the news. The T.V. is programed to start on, what I...

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

Dear Good Guy: Wow... I give you an A+ for the most uniquely written review. SO pleased that you enjoyed the informative side of the Bavarian Inn story on the inhouse channels. I take great pride in working with our marketing team of exceptional young ladies who help pull together a variety of both informative and FUN videos. We have...

Olmsted Falls, Ohio
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The Inn is our home away from home. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The employees are all very friendly and ready to help. They have plenty of entertainment for adults and children. The food is excellent. There are many good places to stay in Frankenmuth but The Bavarian Inn is one of our favorites.

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

Dear Pam, We LOVE it each time you come home to visit. We are sad you have to go away to Ohio. Dorothy loves to still serve her extended family every time they come back for another visit. We hope to be your home-away-from-home... forever! Hope to see you in person when you come back up! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim...

Lincoln Park, Michigan
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We usually go and stay at the Bavarian Inn a couple times a year and it's always an enjoyable stay. The "Adult Only" pool is one on the main reasons we like to stay there. It's just great to leave all the kids areas for the kids & the seniors get their own bit of enjoyment.

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

DearJames, Yeah... we are so happy to see you enjoy the adult only pool area. We love kids, but we know not everyone needs to hang out with them every day. THUS this area just for you! We will keep working hard to help you with some R&R with every return visit James. Hope to meet you in person when...

Reviewed 16 March 2015

During my most recent stay at the lodge I was greeted very kindly at the front desk for check in. As always I received 5 star treatment at the many shops and pools in house. The food was definitely world class. All the staff members I encountered created me and my family with a smile. I highly recommend this hotel...

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

Dear CDuvernois, Thanks so much for your kind words Herr Duvernois. It is nice to have served you again and thank you for your kind words that will motivate our staff to deliver more-of-the-same to so many other guests. We hope to serve you each time you come back to the region to visit family! Yours in Service, Jim Engel...

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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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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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: $210 - $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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