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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 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took our 2yr old son to enjoy the indoor pools! Had a wonderful time all the workers were so friendly and the room was very nice and a great value! Family fun center was great!! So many things our little guy could do! Can't wait to take him there again!

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Battle Creek, Michigan
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay in the room could have been better if I had clean coffee cups in the morning. The first time I cleaned my cup they supply in the room it was beyond gross. I left a note with housekeeping informing them to please replace my coffee cups. The next morning I again checked the room coffee cup and it... More

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

Dea LynnEDS77: I am very sorry that you experienced dirty coffee cups in your guestroom. There is no good excuse for this happening. I'm sorry you had to go thru the exercise of demonstrating with a wash cloth that the cup was dirty to our front desk team member as well as our Housekeeping Supervisor Tammi. I think Tammi did... More

Wayland, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed during spring break and had a blast! We stayed for 2 nights and enjoyed all that the Bavarian Inn had to offer! Our visit started with a great deal I found as part of a Groupon. The staff put on an evening for the kids which included a craft, musical chairs and dancing. We had a great time... More

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

Dear Melissa F., It was our honor to have served your family. Thank you for trying out the Lodge thru our recent Groupon Promotion! We are excited to hear of your pending return and will keep the place shiny, fun and fresh for your next return! Yours In Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving Bavarian Inn Guests for 37 Years... More

Caseville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went there for kids spring break. 3 pools for the kids plus 2 big water slides. They also have activities for kids. We have been going there for years and will continue to go! Rooms are large enough and employees are all very friendly.

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

Dear Rhonda, Thank you for entrusting the Lodge with your family get-a-ways over the years! So glad you enjoy our rooms and amenities but I am especially proud of our team WOWING you over and over. Thanks again! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team More

Clinton Township, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very family oriented facility. There are things to keep the kids busy all day. All the swimming during the day has the little ones out like a light, at night, in their very comfortable beds. Adults can enjoy some R&R in the adult only pool and hot tub. If you want to go on a little excursion,... More

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

Dear Frieda, Thank you for your insights on TripAdvisor Frieda! So glad your family had a great time and that you enjoyed the entire community of Frankenmuth! We really have FUN engaging with our 20,000 Perks Club members and creating value and special memories for you with each visit. We will continue to find ways to help you have MORE... More

Farmington Hills, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came to Bavarian Inn 4/11/14 and stayed one night and after a few hours coming and going from our room our door would not open. Maintance came and tried to open, they had to remove total lock which took a while, we had reservations to meet friends for dinner at Bavarian restaurant and my son was in bathing suit... More

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

Dear Caran, We again are so sorry for the challenges you experienced with the computerized lock on your guestroom. This was a first time problem where it was not easily resolved and we have been in touch with our lock vendor about the problem to assure it will not repeat again and learn from the experience. Glad you had FUN... More

Caseville, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the visit, almost entirely. The cafe with in the Family Fun area was pricey for proportions received. My only complaint. Felt very safe taking the (6)kids there, and they had a blast!! Something for everyone!! Loved having a balcony room with view of the river-it was a BEAUTIFUL day so we were able to have the sliding door open... More

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

Dear Chris E., Thank you so much for your recent stay Chris! So glad your clan had a great time. So sorry for your disappointment with our Ratskeller Restaurant in portion sizes. I have shared your disappointment with leadership as we always want to learn from our guests perspective. We hope for the opportunity to serve your family again! Yours... More

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Bavarian Inn was a fun little place for a weekend away with the family. I was impressed with the cleanliness and service of all aspects of our stay, including the rooms, waterpark and common areas. Would stay there again.

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

Dear LLUE: Thank you for your kind words on TripAdvisor.com. We were pleased to serve you and hope for the opportunity of a return visit - perhaps this sumnmer?? Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Team More

Jackson, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Return visitors and had an even better time then the first visit. Very clean, and super friendly staff. Kids loved everything there from the pools, arcade, to mini golf, they even have games and puzzles you can check out for free. We added the Deluxe family fun package to our room and got a great pizza, pop, a pound of... More

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

Dear Jeff S., Thanks so much for your recent stay and sharing the thinks you liked most on this site! Happy to hear you love our staff... we know they are the most valuable asset the Lodge has! I am proud to say I helped open the Perks club in October 1999 and am pleased you see value in our... More

Davison, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our son, daughter-in-law and 2 grandchildren to the Bavarian Inn Lodge for an overnight stay. The kids had a blast in the pools, hot tubs and the slides. Grandma and grandpa also did the slide. The game room kept the kids busy. We got in some ping pong. We also went to the adult only pool for some... More

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

Dear Grandma & Grandpa Z., ROCK ON Grandma and Grandpa! Can't wait to share your story with our entire team. We love it when we hear about 3 generations having FUN together at the Lodge! So pleased to hear that the staff WOW'd you - we will keep working hard to keep the place FUN waiting for your next return.... More

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Additional Information about Bavarian Inn Lodge

Address: 1 Covered Bridge Lane, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Location: United States > Michigan > Frankenmuth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 hotels in Frankenmuth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bavarian Inn Lodge 3*
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! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Bavarian Hotel Frankenmuth
Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn
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Bavarian Resort Frankenmuth
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