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Bavarian Inn Lodge

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   1 Covered Bridge Lane, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Strongsville, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location was superb. Whether we walked to the many eateries in the area or ate at the Inn, everything was within walking distance. The grounds are beautiful and reminiscent of Germany's Bavaria. The service provided within the Inn was excellent. There are many indoor activities as there are outdoor activities. After a full day, it's so rewarding to experience... More

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

Dear Nancy N., Thank you for traveling from Ohio to partake in the Summer Polka Festival in Heritage park, just across the street from the Lodge. We appreciate your trust in our team and look forward to serving you for years to come! With Warm Regards, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team More

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

I took my 3 grandsons to the Bavarian Lodge for a family vacation and we had an awesome time. This is our second trip to the Lodge and even as the kids get older (oldest was almost 16), they love it here. There is something for everyone and lots to do and see. Frankenmuth is a beautiful town with wonderful,... More

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Dear Jo H., It is always a special treat for us to read about grandparents creating special memories with their grandchildren here in Frankenmuth and at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Thank you Jo, for choosing the Lodge and entrusting us to help your clan have FUN! We hope to help your multiple generations of family have FUN in Frankenmuth for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the inn for 3 days and had a wonderful time. We enjoyed playing games in the arcade, played multiple games of mini golf on the newly remodeled course, made pretzels, swam in the pools, and hunted for gnomes while shopping. We had a wonderful time and plan to come back again. It's now a yearly tradition!

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Dear Laurie W., We are so PLEASED to hear that we are part of your traditional travels! Thank you for entrusting us with pumping out fun for your family in Frankenmuth! Have a great rest of summer and I hope to meet your clan when you return! Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team More

MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dinner in the main dining room has always been delicious. I especially like all the side dishes they bring w/ each meal. And with four swimming pools and two hot tubs there's one that will appeal to each family member. The arcade area naturally is noisy but lots of fun. If a game malfunctions someone comes to fix it quickly.... More

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

Dear Mary S., Thank you for choosing the Bavarian Inn Lodge - over and over again! We appreciate your loyalty and appreciate your feedback as to what you enjoy most. We really work hard to keep the thousands of mechanical parts working in the 110+ arcade games we have at the Lodge. It is a large department of technicians as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this is are sixth year at Frankenmuth. everyone is friendly and helpful. we enjoy walking thru town and river place shops. Bavarian Inn's Fischer Platz time to spend the evening for entertainment and relax. and before leaving, nothing like a great Chicken Dinner and stopping at the Bavarian Inn Castle Shops for their great baked goods. Make time to take... More

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Dear Kenneth K., Thank you kindly for sharing your insights on what your family enjoys about relaxing in Frankenmuth. We appreciate your dining with us and taking in all the FUN of Frankenmuth! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team More

Wyandotte, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been coming to Frankenmuth since I was a child and often stay at the Bavarian Inn with family and friends. This time I held a business conference at the Inn and we all had a great time. The staff, the food and the rooms/conference room were wonderful!!! Highly recommend holding a business meeting here.

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Dear Cindy F., Cindy, thank you so much for beginning your relationship with us as a child, revisiting as your family has grown and now having a group business function with us as well! We really appreciate your trust in our various departments. We want to create enjoyable experiences for every guest - regardless of their primary reason for the... More

Columbus, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I travel a great deal and this was our first time visit to Frankenmuth, Michigan. What a delightful little town! We felt like we had visited Germany. Staying at the Bavarian Inn Lodge of Frankenmuth added to our enjoyment. The hotel was lovely, very Bavarian, and wonderfully charming. It was extremely well kept and clean. Our room... More

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Dear Eldon, Thank you so very much for choosing quaint Frankenmuth for our vacation and for including the Bavarian Inn Lodge as a part of the overall experience. We appreciate the insights that you have shared that detailed the amenities and services you enjoyed most. We sincerely hope for the opportunity to lure you back to Frankenmuth again... perhaps in... More

Westland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were once again greeted by a very friendly staff that was happy to assist us in any way possible. The room was very nice and clean. The food was outstanding as always. We have always enjoyed the adult pool as well as the game room. A very nice place to stay at and enjoy many features that are not... More

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Dear Vartanoush, Thank you for choosing the Bavarian Inn Lodge for your couples get-a-way. We enjoy offering the only 100% adult only pool area to our guests - a one of a kind amenity in Michigan. We appreicate your insights and kind words regarding our staff and all the other amenities you enjoyed on your recent stay. We hope to... More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been here many times and every time we go back it gets better and better.. the food is amazing. . The employee's were kind and wonderful.. the room was spotless and the view blstunning... i cant wait to take my family back again

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Dear MightyhShort, Thank you for entrusting your family vacation to Frankenmuth and the Bavarian Inn Lodge! We appreciate your kind words on our staff and look forward to serving you for generations to come! Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team More

Oak Lawn, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family's first visit to Frankenmuth, my sister-in-law and her family have been going there for many years so thought we would try it, The hotel is great, comfy, the grandkids loved the pools and game room, and they loved sitting under the Glokenspiel listening and dancing to some great music, Also the shopping was good. Bavarian restaurant was good,... More

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

Dear Sandy S., Thank you for choosing the Bavarian Inn Lodge for your first visit to Frankenmuth. We appreciate all the feedback we can receive. So glad you enjoyed the water park aspects of the Lodge as well as our glockenspiel at the Restaurant. I am very sorry that you had a bad experience in Oma's Restaurant. I will direct... 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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