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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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Monclova, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited for the Fourth of July weekend with our girls who are 17 and 13. We had a family suite which was perfect. The room was clean and comfortable and with the separation of sleeping area and lounging/tv area we felt like we had plenty of room and werent on top of each other. The vanity area outside of... More

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Linn Grove
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The rooms are very comfortable, clean, and well maintained. The staff there is very friendly, and our willing to help you. When we booked our room, the employee was courteous, and helped me with the questions I asked her. We requested a certain room, and we got it. The price is very reasonable, for the of amount recreational activities the... More

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

Dear Chris K., We so greatly appreciate your loyalty and trust in us with your families get-a-way visits to Frankenmuth. Thanks for your kind words - especially about our staff. We know they are one of the most valuable assets we have in this company. We all look forward to visit #7! I hope you will look me up at... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an excellent first family vacation. We have an 8 year old and an almost one year old. There was the kiddie pool for the little one and right next to the kiddie pool was the water slides for our 8 year old to go on, ok....and us too!! The water slide with the tube was by far the... More

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

Dear A.Arnold, Thank you for your explanation of how the pools and slides were configured well for your family. That was our EXACT intention when we designed the slide area. So happy to hear that it worked well for you! We really appreciate your insights and your stay with us at the Lodge and we hope to be a part... More

Rochester Hills, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was our first time staying at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. We had the greatest time ever. We have decided to go every year for the 4th of July and make it a family trip to look forward too. I can't complain about anything at the lodge. Everything was great from the food, room, service, staff and water slides. I... More

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

Dear James M., We at the Lodge are just TICKLED to see how your first impressions of the Lodge staff and amenities were. We so very much appreciate your trust in us. Your announcement of an annual traditional stay on the Holiday is the BEST thank you we could ask for and we will work hard to have everything FUN,... More

Dearborn Heights, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Inn more times than we can count and pretty much all the styles of rooms. We particularly like the Bavarian themed architecture which exists throughout the Inn. The staff are always friendly and eager to assist guests. Oma's restaurant is a great place to eat with reasonable pricing and kids menu. The Lorelei Lounge has... More

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

Dear Darlene, Thank you for the expansive narrative on all the things you enjoy within the Lodge and within our Community! We are honored to serve your famiy for many years and will work hard to earn your return visits - every time! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Team at the Bavarian Inn Lodge More

Ada, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first stay at the Bavarian Inn Lodge even though we have been on several day trips to Frankenmuth, Michigan. This place is a gem and we highly recommend it for those of all ages. The entire staff were so friendly, charming and helpful. Their one goal seems to be that your stay is one that will linger... More

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

Dear GEC, Thank you kindly for your very well worded thoughts and insights into your recent stay in Frankenmuth and at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. I will be sharing your review with the entire Bavarian Inn Zehnder family. It always warms our hearts when we have made this kind of first impression on a first-time overnight guest. We will keep... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Four stars!!! We had an amazing time!!! We were sad to leave. Our family had not had a vacation in over 10 years. We were desperate to have fun! Although we had not been to Frankenmuth before, we took a chance after seeing on the Internet exactly what they had to offer! I made reservations online. It was quick and... More

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

Dear SweetPeaDeb, I thank you so much for choosing the Bavarian Inn Lodge and sharing all the details of what you enjoyed doing within the Lodge and within the community both. So thrilled to hear about all of the fun. Side note - probably not good idea to promote carving names on old bridges - - LOL. We look forward... More

Dearborn, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

really nice place to stay while in frankenmuth.rooms were a good size with 2 queen beds.swimming pools water slides and whirlpool made it a hit with the kids,not to mention the arcade and minature golf.also the staff always greeted you and were very helpful if you needed something

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

Dear Brian L, Thank you so much for staying with us in early July! We appreciate you choosing the Lodge and for your kind words on this site. We hope for the opportunity to serve your family for years to come! With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. Bavarian Inn Lodge More

Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The service we recieve at Bavarian Inn was excellent and indeed well done. from the guest services at front desk who was sure to inform us of all events and discounts. they were friendly and informational people that made my family very welcome at the Inn. Also, housekeeping did a great job cleaning our rooms and smells decent. extra towels... More

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

Dear Arrelle, Thank you very much for your recent stay at the Bavarian Inn Lodge and your kind words on this site! So pleased to hear you enjoyed your interactions with our staff and the foods you experienced in our various restaurants. We hope to be a part of your future mini-Michigan vacations for years to come! With Sincere Appreciation,... More

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

We've been going to the Bavarian Inn for the last four years as a family outing. I couldn't ask for a better place to go. Everything is there, without having to leave the area. The staff is always friendly and helpful. We love the water facilties and games arcade, weekends offer face painting for the little ones. We've always had... More

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

Dear Michael P., Thank you for your loyalty to Bavarian Inn and your membership to the Bavarian Inn Perks Club. Thank you especially for your kind words on our staff. The entire Bavarian Inn Zehnder family and our leadership team are so very proud of our team and their daily care of all of our guests and their desire to... 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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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
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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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