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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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Paris Ont Canada
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well We came back with a great stay with our Friends at the Bavarian Inn Lodge .My wife Tiffany and I need a romantic weekend away and love this place the ground are so well kept and the staff amazing with a smile from the time we drove in to the time we had to leave . Thank-You to the... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

So we won't return unless we have a pack of kids to entertain, and even then probably just once. Nothing was bad, just wasn't anything spectacular. Lots of fun indoor activities. Enjoyed the putt-putt, Loreai pub is cute, actually really reasonable drink prices. But in general, no one is overly friendly or wants to go out of their way for... More

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Riverview, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been to Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn many times and I am always impressed with the place. I have seen the many expansions to Bavarian Inn and the town in past 50 years with out the quality of the service degrading. The service at the hotel was great as always. When I ordered a Family Suite Room online I asked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in a whirlpool suit on the fourth floor complete with a private balcony. I have absolutely no complaints the room was clean, the bed was comfortable, the whirlpool was big enough to hold two people. The very private balcony was a welcome surprise. The lodge is within easy walking distance to town over the covered bridge or they... More

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A nice place which has a distinct german feel to it . pros: good ambience nice dining area and a central location. cons: food was bland at best. I would recommend you 2 visit that place for its location and its ambience.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We wanted a clean, quiet place to stay in Frankenmuth. Couldn't have asked for a better hotel. Here are the top 5 things I loved about this hotel: 1. Great location. We walked everywhere! Walking distance to all attractions and restaurants. Beautiful view. We ran along a river trail right outside our room, which was great! 2. There were TONS... More

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Monroe, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Five families came from South Carolina. Texas, New York, and Michigan to celebrate several family members' birthdays. All the amenities were great--we especially appreciated being able to walk to things downtown. Everyone loved the water slides! My grandson was especially thrilled to find his last name on one of the room doors. There was plenty to do for everyone.

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our family had a wonderful experience playing and staying at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Our children enjoyed it so much they asked to make it an annual tradition. Oma's restaurant was very accommodating to our children's dietary needs. The food was delicious! All of the staff members in all locations of the resort were helpful and friendly. Our room was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've never stayed here, though we definitely want to. The location is great and the decor is very interesting. We always eat here whenever we come to Frankenmuth. The food is delicious and plentiful and well worth the price. Excellent gluten free menu.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

from the initial planning of a 60th anniversary party for my parents to the time we were saying our goodbyes at the bavarian inn last weekend things could not have been more perfect. we have a rather large family so as you can imagine it was not an easy feat to pull everything together. the staff from start to finish... More

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Address: 1 Covered Bridge Lane, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Location: United States > Michigan > Frankenmuth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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