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Bavarian Inn

164 Shepherd Grade Rd, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Shepherdstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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Frederick, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed in the Cheimsee suite and enjoyed the view of the Potomac. Despite the outside temperature we enjoyed having the fireplace option. The infinity pool was beautiful and we will bring our swim suits next time. We dined at The Inn outdoor patio seating and enjoyed the crabcakes and the view. Breakfast at The Inn was... 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 enjoyed the room, pool, and dining experience. We hope to welcome you back in the near future! Sincerely, The Asam Family More

Yardley Pa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Infinity pool is 101 foot drop to the Potomac, views are absolutely breath taking, water is heated, pool bar is great with a wonderful menu and great drinks (also a tv for u sports fans) there is a beautiful sitting area over the bar for total relaxation. And now our room= we arrived around 12:30am and the lady at the... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and the new pool. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Bavarian Inn soon! Sincerely, The Asam Family More

Bethesda, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have visited Shepherdstown a few times before but had never stayed over at the Bavarian Inn. Stayed there this month and found it very nice indeed. Upon arriving we were nicely greeted at he front desk. The room we had booked lost internet service from a storm the night before so they upgraded us to the Danube Chalet. That... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. The pool has been a fantastic amenity that was just added this year. We hope to welcome you back to Shepherdstown and the Bavarian Inn soon! Sincerely, The Asam Family More

Columbia, MD
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love the setting of this charming inn, right on the Potomac River and convenient to Shepherdstown. The rooms with the balcony view are perfect for relaxing, watching the river, and hearing the train which runs through town periodically. The pool now has an infinity overflow, which looks out onto the Potomac. The setting is hard to match on a... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear carolegth, I'm sorry to hear of the various mishaps during your stay with us. I have shared all of your concerns with our housekeeping crew & maintenance team in order to improve upon the areas noted. We do hope that you will join us again, so we can restore the great memories previously created about our Inn. Sincerely, The... More

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wanted to enjoy a bike ride along the C & O Canal and decided to stay at The Bavarian Inn and ride the bikes to Harpers Ferry. The reservations were handled excellently by Brenda, who also answers to Brandi. Assistance was also provided by a young lady from Lancaster who's name I forgot. They provided walking directions to get... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay, and meals with us. I am sorry about the wait at the pool bar, and will certainly look into improving our speed in this area. We do hope you will join us again soon! Sincerely, The Asam Family More

Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at The Bavarian Inn and were really looking forward to dinner at the Potomac Room. How disappointed we were! My husband and I are widely traveled and have spent much time in Germany and Austria and thus were looking forward to the Wiernerschnitzel! We couldn't have been more disappointed. The veal was tough and tasteless. The coating... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ellen B, Thank you for taking the time to give us all feedback on your recent dining experience. What you describe certainly does not sound like to norm for our Inn, and for this I am truly sorry. We hope that we will have another opportunity to show you a great dining experience in the future. Sincerely, The Asam... More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked that this hotel was very quiet. I had a comfortable bed and enjoyed a good night's sleep here. There were two, crisp apples in the room and a small balcony to sit on. They had a hose available outside to wash off the bikes and a bike rack in front of the building. Although I wasn't using it... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. We are glad you enjoyed the various amenities and comforts our hotel has to offer. I greatly apologize for the housekeeping oversights, and will work directly with our crew to fix these matters right away. We do offer casual dining our our Patio & Rathskellar... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is situated within five minutes of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. It overlooks the Potomac River and the original house has an interesting history. The infinity pool is wonderful. There were plenty of fresh, thick white towels available for guests and a bar. It was uncrowded but there is no lifeguard. The mojitos at the poolside bar were excellent. The... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed the new pool, the views and the location of our property. I'm sorry that you found the hotel tired. We are constantly renovating and attempting to improve upon ourselves. Hopefully a future visit will enable you to experience some more of our recent upgrades. Sincerely, The Asam... More

Salina, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were nice, the food was great, the view of the mountains and Potomac River was excellent. The rooms were pretty much standard as any hotel, except having whirltub(can't think of the name of it now) in the bathroom. The price was a little high to afford, but needed to relax my ankle after twisting it during a hike... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. I'm sorry you did not like the price of the room. Please friend us on facebook or join our mailing list. We are constantly offering specials and discounts during slower times. We do hope you enjoyed the great amenities the property has to offer such as the 4-diamond restaurant, tennis court, inifinity... More

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for something special, and intrigued by the non-chain appeal of this hotel. Everything was fine, but not really different from any other hotel. If anything, it was quite overpriced. It may not be clear from the website, but the hotel is composed of four buildings: 2 overlook the Potomac and 2 overlook a parking lot. Originally we... More

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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review

Dear frugalm0m, Thank you for your review. I am sorry that our prices did not coincide with your needs. Perhaps 2 rooms would have been much more suitable for 4 people. We attempt to describe our rooms and explain they are mostly designed for two, but can accomodate up to 4, with a pull out sofa. Maybe a future visit... More

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  • Potomac river(7)
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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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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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