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Bavarian Haus Lakefront Inn

2.0 of 5
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1067 North State St. / I-75, Saint Ignace, MI 49781 (Formerly Days Inn & Suites Saint Ignace Lakefront)
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Ranked #5 of 31 Hotels in Saint Ignace
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lake Orion, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked our reservation on-line which can sometimes be tricky. But Bavarian Haus was very clean & comfortable with one of the very best free breakfasts I've every had. Bavarian Haus MADE our vacation. One of a few open during winter. Affordable & what a view. Will definetely return!!

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Howard C, Owner at Bavarian Haus Lakefront Inn, responded to this review

St. Ignace is one of the most beautiful vacation spots with a lot to offer. But the fact that WE made your trip worth it? I'm speechless, Jody. It was a pleasure having you stay with us, and I'm already looking forward to the next time you visit! All the best, Howard Cole, Owner More 

Taylor, Michigan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

room was very nice and comfortable. every room has a gorgeous view of mackinaw island and the lake. Jacuzzi tub was awesome. remodeled shower and rooms. Had a very nice time there. Pool was warm as was whirlpool tub and hot tub. Id give it 4 stars.

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Howard C, Owner at Bavarian Haus Lakefront Inn, responded to this review

The pleasure was all ours, Larry. To us, it'd just be plain wrong to travel to Mackinaw Island and not be able to see it from your room! Sounds like you had a relaxing visit overall, and I hope the rest of your trip went well. Safe travels, Howard Cole, Owner More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

While not fancy, it's a very comfortable place to stay. The pool was nice and warm and the people friendly. Free breakfast included cereal, toast & english muffins, sausage & gravy, boiled eggs, juice, coffee, etc. We had 5 adults in a 2 room suite - there were sliding pocket doors between the bedrooms, so it was private enough. The... More 

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Howard C, Owner at Bavarian Haus Lakefront Inn, responded to this review

We really appreciate the thoughtful review and support! Thanks for letting us know how much you enjoyed our friendly staff, breakfast, and rooms. We love the username, by the way -- once a Yooper, always Yooper! Have a great day, Howard Cole, Owner More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Stayed at the Bavarian Haus in St. Ignace this past week while on a work trip. Very affordable, had a great view of Mackinac Island, and is one of the very few hotels in the area that is open in the winter. Wasn't super glamorous, but it had wifi, free breakfast, and friendly staff.

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Howard C, Owner at Bavarian Haus Lakefront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us, Hanna! I hope your work went well. I'm glad you enjoyed our staff and breakfast, and of course, the views. If you ever have any feedback for us about what we could improve to provide five-star experiences moving forward, please feel free to reach out and let us know. We're all ears! Have a great... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Room was spacious, as before and very clean. Up north for a getaway weekend. Dead of winter. Reasonable price, nice room. As a smoker, the balcony is a major plus. The view is great and it would have been about a 4 mile walk to Mackinac Island. The breakfast was MUCH better than our last stay, bisquits and gravy. One... More 

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Howard C, Owner at Bavarian Haus Lakefront Inn, responded to this review

Glad to read that you had a great weekend getaway with us! Thanks for being a repeat visitor and writing a recommendation of our hotel. We want to do whatever we can to give you five-star experiences moving forward, so if you ever have suggestions for what we could do to improve your next stay, feel free to reach out... More 

Traverse City, Michigan
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46 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

In the dead of winter in St. Ignace, there are not a lot of options. A welcome find is the Bavarian Haus Lakefront. The place is clean and comfy, if a little worn. It's a tad off the beaten path...once you leave the exit off I-75 you drive for probably three miles or so before coming to the place. And... More 

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Howard C, Owner at Bavarian Haus Lakefront Inn, responded to this review

We're sorry about the heat! We were really trying to make the room as comfortable as possible, and it sounds like we definitely dropped the ball on that. We'll keep this in mind moving forward. We'd like to do whatever we can to give you five-star experiences moving forward, so if you ever have any more feedback for us about... More 

Detroit, MI
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143 reviews 143 reviews
45 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

There are not a lot of hotels open in the winter in St. Ignace, I think maybe four. Anyway we chose the Bavarian House after looking at it online. The clerk at the desk was very friendly and efficient. We had a nice big room with a king bed and also a nice comfy chair. The room was very clean... More 

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Howard C, Owner at Bavarian Haus Lakefront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving so much detail about our breakfast buffet for others on TripAdvisor! I truly appreciate you taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed your room and our service. Cleanliness is very important to us, so I'm glad to know that you were a fan of that during your stay. Hope to see you... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I did a lot of research based on price and view. This place had both! I had great service from the first phone call all the way to check out. The owner and staff were very helpfull and patient with the questions on what the best places to visit during our stay. The room was very clean! The view was... More 

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Howard C, Owner at Bavarian Haus Lakefront Inn, responded to this review

A review doesn't get much better than this! Thank you for sharing such kind words, Kelly. It sounds like you had one amazing time at the lake and taking in the sights, which is exactly what a trip to St. Ignace is all about. We hope to see you next time! Take care, Howard Cole, Owner More 

Detroit, Michigan
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I see that the owner responds to a lot of the reviews, which is nice. However, how can you not update things like 20 year old carpet that would really make the place look 100% better? The mattress pad that was used to cover up the box spring, and did not do it too well -- revealing stains on the... More 

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Howard C, Owner at Bavarian Haus Lakefront Inn, responded to this review

I'm disappointed to hear you weren't more comfortable during your stay, Tim. While we're proud of the homey and relaxed atmosphere that we offer our guests, it's important that we keep it updated and fresh. Some updates take priority over others, but please know we're always assessing what needs to be worked on next. We'll be sure to keep your... More 

Allegan, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We stayed there for our Anniversary 2 weekends ago! Loved our room and our view! We are definitely staying there again the next time we go north! They let us have early check in. I called in the early morning and were checked in by 9:30 a.m.

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Howard C, Owner at Bavarian Haus Lakefront Inn, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary, Kat! I'm so glad you enjoyed your weekend of celebrating. I hope you had a blast taking in the sights and sounds of Lake Huron and St. Ignace. We'll see you next time! Cheers, Howard Cole, Owner More 

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