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Bavarian Inn

164 Shepherd Grade Rd, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Front Royal, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I had the perfect weekend at the Bavarian Inn. The Presidential suite, infinity pool, food, and especially the staff were fantastic. The room was gorgeous and well maintained. It was spacious, quiet and secluded. The perfect couples romantic retreat. The infinity pool was very relaxing with drink in hand. We met some very nice people and had... More

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience with us, and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! Sincerely, The Asam Family More

Wanaque, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Bavarian Inn in mid-August with my adult daughter. Everything about the hotel was charming and inviting, starting with our comfortable, spacious room, which overlooked the river. After many hours of driving, we immediately switched into relaxation mode sitting on the balcony watching the river below. The grounds were well manicured and beautiful. The infinity pool overlooking... More

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your kind review. We were so happy to have you as our guest, and will happily pass on your comments to our hard working staff. Hopefully next time, you will be able to stay a bit longer to enjoy all the great things the surrounding area has to offer. Sincerely, The Asam Family More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The employees are very univinting.They really must not want your business because they make you feel very unwelcome. Don't waste your time or money on this place.As I was walking out the door another person had same problem.

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear Tammy M, We do our best to accommodate all reasonable guests, and am very sorry we were unable to please you. We wish you all the best with your life's future endeavors. More

Ellicott City, Maryland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
4 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hills are alive at the Bavarian Inn. (Sorry, couldn't help myself) The setting is beautiful and the Inn is quite charming and full of the "Old World" feel. I went expected a great, relaxing getaway and was not disappointed but was quite surprised to get several unexpected extras. Although the facility has some years on it, the room was... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Happy Anniversary! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us, and were able to take advantage of the various dining options and amenities the property & surrounding areas offer. WE hope to welcome you back soon! Sincerely, The Asam Family More

Morgantown
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn was clean, quiet , and interestingly decorated. This is not a modern inn but a very nice place to spend some time. The checkin clerks were helpful. The room spacious and it was nice getting to hang out on the deck overlooking the Potomac. Bed comfortable and bathroom spacious. Would come back for sure.

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your kind review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, and hope to welcome you back soon! Sincerely, The Asam Family More

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gem in the hills of WV is a wonderful place for a weekend getaway. The amenities are very nice. I felt like I was back in Germany. The food in their dining room is out of this world. Their German chef made some maple, bacon donuts for our brunch that were out of this world. The infinity pool is... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. I will happily pass on your comments to our hard working staff, especially the Executive Chef. We look forward to your return! Sincerely, The Asam Family More

Silver Spring, Maryland
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113 reviews 113 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend 2 days here, the 1st time in several years. They've installed a new infinity pool w/bar, which is great. First time I've every found the water warm. The accommodations are as great as ever. Food at the onsite restaurant was great as usual. Very relaxing and enjoyable. We'll be back sooner. Has tennis courts & the C&O canal,... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your kind review. We are so happy you have enjoyed our Inn, and the new amenities we have added. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Sincerely, The Asam Family More

Arlington, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Bavarian Inn for CATF. It is very convenient to the venues (though it took us a while to realize that we should walk down the hill for the underground walkway versus on the shoulder of the road). The inn was clean and well maintained, but, as you can see from the other reviews, all of the... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear 50 Continental_Drift, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the pool and the convenient location to the theatre. We are constantly renovating & improving our rooms, buildings and public areas. We appreciate your suggestions and hope that you will return to enjoy our future improvements. Sincerely, The Asam Family More

Houston, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Look, trying to keep a luxury hotel in private hands is tough. especially when you are in rural West Virginia. The hotel does its best but the rooms are dated (Im guessing last renovated in the 90s) the main hotel buildings have a need for a major renovation. the problem is; for this to be a renewed classic it would... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear gohorns043, Thank you for your comments. Our property is 37 years of age, and a lot of that is what gives the Inn it's charm. We are constantly renovating our rooms and property to maintain a class organization. Although, we would be happy to have a $20 M investment, we would still insist that we keep the original charm... More

Shippenville, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Bavarian Inn last week and were less than impressed. The room was small and the view was of the parking lot. The staff was trying to make the best of what resources they had. Our room keys would not open the door on two occasions and required us to make the hike to the front desk.... More

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Dear 27Rose1946, I'm sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. We do offer many other styles of rooms that offer glorious views of the Potomac River. I apologize that your keys had difficulties, and you didn't enjoy the short walk from the hotel building to the one that houses the restaurant. We do offer room service which may... More

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  • Very nice(5)
  • River view(4)
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Additional Information about Bavarian Inn

Address: 164 Shepherd Grade Rd, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Location: United States > West Virginia > Shepherdstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Also Known As:
Bavarian Hotel Shepherdstown
Bavarian Inn Shepherdstown
Bavarian Restaurant

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on a bluff overlooking the Potomac River in Historic Shepherdstown West Virginia on 11 acres. The Bavarian Inn is a AAA Four Diamond Award Winning Dining Room and Hotel Accommodations. Most rooms have breathtaking river views from private balconies, whirlpool baths, and gas fireplaces. Fine German and Continental Cuisine. Wine Spectator "Best of Award of Excellence". Casual Dining and Cocktails in the Rathskellar or on the outdoor garden patio. Walking distance to downtown Shepherdstown and great shopping. Golf Packages available with neighboring and private Cress Creek Country Club. Open 365 days per year. ... more   less 
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