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Clio
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

My husband and I very much enjoyed our stay at the Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn Lodge! The staff was very friendly and helpful, and the accommodations were top-notch :) Very clean and up-to-date. Lots to do. We enjoyed our swim at the adult pool and hot tub. It had a great atmosphere with the lights dimmed and greens & lights decorating...

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WARREN
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food and great service. We really enjoy going to the Bavarian Inn. The hotel is very nice and the kids love the pool area. The waterslides are fast and fun. The mini golf and arcade are also a bonus on this getaway.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Bavarian Inn and town is our favorite place to stay and make family memories. There's always thing to do and new things to see we have an amazing time every time . Thank you to the great staff they do an amazing job. We have had birthdays ,mothers day and honey moon and it was GREAT thanks so much. Kim...

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A nice place to get away. The rooms were clean, with views of the river, good service, a small gift shop downstairs that had lots of interesting items. Also, close enough to walk into downtown Frankenmuth where there are lots of shops.

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

Dear Annie683: Thank you kindly for your recent stay Annie! We appreciate hearing what services and amenities you enjoyed most. We hope to serve you for years to come. Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a great experience, well worth the last minute stay. We truely enjoyed the hotel and surrounding accomodations. We enjoyed playing checkers at bavarian, enjoyed air hockey, pool and shopping district. Wish the rocking chairs in the fun center by the childrens play house would return. Also hope the hand waxing would return. These were special traditional items that we...

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

Dear Jewels1225, So glad you had FUN and time to relax with us on your short get-a-way to Frankenmuth and the Bavarian Inn! The "pinch factor" is the reason the rocking chairs are gone... I'm sorry to say. The hand waxing machine was in the company almost 20 years! Replacement parts were no longer available for it :( so it...

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a very good weekend away at this wonderful hotel. The hospitality was awesome along with wonderful food at Oma's and a joyful night at the Lorelei bar. It was a very busy weekend in Frankenmuth but a very joyful one

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

Thank you so much for choosing the Lodge for your couples retreat! So glad you relaxed in amongst a thousand other people doing the same thing! WE hope to serve you for years to come. With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On behalf of the ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Team

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We hold our annual Date Night at Bavarian Inn Lodge every year and it always goes so well and is something we look forward to every year! Char is awesome to work with and we always enjoy the evening!!

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

Dear Jill O., We so appreciate your groups trust in our team. Your right, Char is a wonderful assett to the company. Her husband is our Front Desk Manager too! We love that they are a significant and long-term part of our FUN TEAM at the Lodge. We promise to keep working hard to help you have FUN! Sincerely, Jim...

Michigan
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hospitality was awesome as always. It was really busy at the main pool and games area but to be expected on a school break. Room was ready on time and all the employees were great. Didn't get as much service in the games area with games being down and waited quite a while before giving up on service to a...

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

Dear KrissMich, Thank you for choosing the Bavarian Inn Lodge for your school break week retreat. Yes, this week represents 250% more children than any normal summer week! I'm sorry you had challenges with down time on games. Since we switched to a card system that is ticketless our number of mechanical breakdowns on the 160 arcade games is down...

Westland, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visit Frankenmuth's Bavarian Inn several times each year with and without family. It is the perfect locale for a getaway. The Inn is incredibly clean and the staff is so friendly and accommodating. With multiple pools, an in door putt putt course and an enormous game room there is plenty to do inside. The shuttle takes...

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

Dear Debbie J., Retail therapy... I LOVE IT! That is a new term for me and is hilarious! Thank you for putting your trust in our team Debbie. We are thrilled with the opportunity to help you and our other guests have FUN. We promise to keep working hard to help you relax for years to come! Yours in Service,...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and three children were just here 2/17/17 unfortunately upon checking in my little boy age 2 came down with Croup if anyone is not familiar this virus symptom of a barking cough and restricting airways come on sudden with no warning I immediately had to take him to the nearest emergency room because of his difficulty breathing....when I...

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

Dear Mary S., First, I am very sorry that you had to leave the hotel and address an illness in the emergency room in Saginaw during your stay. It is always even more difficult to manage an illness when away from home. We all hope your son is doing much better! From what I discern, you took your 2 year...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! Oh yes... Parking is always free! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bavarian Inn Lodge

Address: 1 Covered Bridge Ln, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1900
Location: United States > Michigan > Frankenmuth
Price Range: $169 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bavarian Inn Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 360
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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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We love the river view but we haven't had a bad room ever.”
 of 5 bubbles 657debbiej, 1 week ago | Read review
“For couples there are first-floor rooms with access to the adults-only pool and courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles 754lizc, 1 week ago | Read review
“View of parking lot or river, they are all good.”
 of 5 bubbles denniswoy, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“There are rooms near all the kid-zones, that would be family friendly, and rooms more isolated for those with no desire to hear the fun.”
 of 5 bubbles NotUsuallyPicky21, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“near fun center if you are family with children, room and types are many though to pick from.”
 of 5 bubbles ljschoneman, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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