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Bavarian Inn Lodge

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   1 Covered Bridge Lane, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Ranked #1 of 8 hotels in Frankenmuth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Chesterfield, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pros Cute Hotel! Clean rooms Comfortable beds Beautiful surrounding area Suite had a large deck Two separate restaurants with good food to choose from Cons Air conditioner had a mind of its own, no matter how many times we tried to fix it, or what temperature we put it at, it never went below 70 degrees F! Refrigerator would buzz... More

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Taylor, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed for 2 nights in August 2014. The regular interior rooms are quite small, but the whirlpool suite was a very generous size. The whirlpool tub was very nice and even had "mood lighting" LED's built in. We had been worried that the hotel would be over-ran by loud and poorly controlled children as we have... More

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Grand Blanc, Michigan, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a beautiful hotel! I absolutely love this place! Anything you could possibly need is either here or within walking distance. Bring the family or have a couples getaway. The staff extremely polite and helpful. They really make you feel like they're glad you're there. I will be coming here for years to come!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently we stayed at the Bavarian Lodge Hotel in Frankenmuth and once again had a pleasant stay. I used the spa and pool area and kids and families were having a great time. If you cannot walk onto the main street there is a shuttle running every 15 minutes to get you there. The grounds and flowers are so beautiful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this hotel. Great for families but perfect for couples too! Staff is very polite and hospitable. Location is perfect for all area attractions. Have been coming here for years since my sons were young now will continue the visits with our grandson who is three and loved the family fun center!

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

Dear Rio, Just LOVE hearing about grandparents making special memories with grand children at the Lodge! We feel blessed that you chose us to create these memories with. We appreciate your loyalty and will keep the Lodge shiny and friendly every day - - awaiting your return. Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After an enjoyable visit to the Bavarian Inn last year, we made another visit for one night in early August of this year. We came at this time because I had received an offer for a free chicken dinner during the month of my birthday. We once again had a very enjoyable stay, and the restaurant was true to its... More

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

Dear Donald G., Thank you for celebrating your birthday with us at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant. Glad you enjoyed the experience. Thanks for staying the night at the Bavarian Inn Lodge too. Glad you enjoyed the value of the Bavarian Inn Perks Club. Appreciate you sharing some of our images too! We hope for an opportunity to serve you again... More

Marlette, Michigan, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would not stay anywhere else in Frankenmuth. The kids really enjoy the activities that the Bavarian has to offer 😊 clean,safe, great food and fun for the kids! Kids can't wait to go back and enjoy the pools and waterslides.

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to the Bavarian Inn Lodge a while back, and our stay was very nice; however, because we went when it was very slow (very few people), it was not a lot of fun. This time, we went when more people were around, it is was more fun. Examples: Miniature Golf is more fun when we can see that... More

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

Dear Arthor Wright, Thank you so much Arthor for a very interesting insight in your enjoyment with other people being around when you experience the Lodge. I totally understand what you mean and respect your observation. We hope to help you always have FUN at the Lodge. If you come back and it is too slow... look me up. Maybe... More

Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As always we enjoyed our stay at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Even though it rained most of the day the lodge provides plenty to do with the pools and water slide as well as the fun center and mini golf course on site and all under the same roof. But for us it was just a getaway from home

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

Dear Dragonfiretop, We do tend to keep traffic around the fun center longer on those rare - rainy days like we had the last few days. Thank you for taking in all the INSIDE fun on this trip. We hope for the opportunity to serve you for years to come! By the way, Willy the Dragon - loves your log-in-name... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place my son & I had so much fun playing the wizard of oz game this past trip . We normal have a room with a balcony , but this time we had one on the main floor first room by the exit . Which was nice for my husband who has a prosthetic leg . We didn't... More

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Dear Featherlee, Thanks so much for explaining where you have FUN at within the Lodge when you visit. Glad you love the Wizard of Oz video game. It is very popular and even fun to watch people play. Thanks for making family memories together here and always feel free to discuss your husbands limitations so we can pre-assign you the... More

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Address: 1 Covered Bridge Lane, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Location: United States > Michigan > Frankenmuth
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Hotel Class:3 star — Bavarian Inn Lodge 3*
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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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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! ... more   less 
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