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Madison, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The rooms are a bit dated, but spacious and clean. We had a suite and there were 2 approximately 26" flat screen wall mounted television's. The water pressure is good (and can be very HOT). There is a lot to do within the lodge and within walking distance. There is a "fun" floor with mini-put, a huge arcade, pool &... More 

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

Dear Eric, Thank you so much for all your feedback Eric. It was an honor to serve you and your friends. We look at all feedback from our guests as a gift Eric. Thank you. I will share your points of improvements with the appropriate leadership right away as well. We hope for the opportunity to serve you again soon!... More 

Howell, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Went for a girls week-end...Worth the drive & money to stay at Bavarian Inn. All kinds of fun things to do just at the Inn...But, to catch the shuttle into town for shopping, lunch (dinner) was great. And you don't have to catch the shuttle...you can walk also, but we wanted to save our strength for all the shopping. It... More 

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

Dear Joni, Thank you for making the trek up from Howell Joni. So glad you have a great experience and love the shuttle. Did you know it is powered by the oils from our chicken fryers? We have the oils turned into bio-diesel fuel! We hope to serve you again soon Joni! Yours In Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving... More 

Fort Gratiot, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My Twin Brother and I celebrated our 60th Birthday at the Baravian Inn Lodge. We had a wonderful time. Everyone made us feel absolutely special. From the Hotel to the Restaurant, Oma's. Our room was comfortable and the food was great! The Adult pool and hot tub was enjoyed by my brother. Very relaxing. We will be going again!

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

Dear Patricia, Thanks for celebrating your wonderful birthday event with us Patricia. I hope to meet you and your brother upon your next visit. Birthdays and anniversaries are some of the best times for guests to travel and we are blessed to see all these families creating memories together and helping that happen! Yours In Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. -... More 

Sterling Heights, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Have been coming to Bavarian Inn Lodge for many years now. Love the pools, shopping, food, etc. It's great to be able to drive an hour from home and have a great day or two away from the chaos of the big city.

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

Dear Fay, Thanks for your loyalty over the years. We are thrilled to be your "escape" from the big-city Fay. It is our goal to create enjoyable experiences for guests... not just rent you a room or feed you a meal. We look forward to your next visit. I hope you would ask for me at the front desk! Jim... More 

North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My daughter and I wanted a little get away vacation with her 2 1/2 year old and 2 month old baby. We had such a great time at the Bavarian Inn. My Granddaughter loved the play area and pools. The room was very nice and clean and the staff was very helpful. Can't wait to go back again.

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

Dear Carol B., It is a "high five moment" around the Lodge every time we see special memories happening with grandparents and grandchildren. I appreciate your trust in our team with those memory opportunities. So goad you all had fun and our team helped make that happen. Please consider return trips in the future. Our team looks forward to helping... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We have been guests at Bavarian Inn numerous times and have never been disappointed. They are constantly working to improve the experience. We were pleasantly surprised during this last visit to see the miniature golf course had been given a makeover. It is a great place for kids, couples and families.

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

Dear Jasen, Thanks for your loyalty over the years. Glad you enjoyed the unique changes to our indoor miniature golf course. WE will keep working in new ways to make the Lodge FUN for your return visits Jasen. With Sincere Appreciation, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of our ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team More 

Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the Bavarian Inn with several couples for the 80s Fest. We wished we could have stayed longer. Our room was very comfortable and clean. Check-in was a breeze, all hotel staff were pleasant and welcoming. We had a great stay!

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Thank MichelleH0703
Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Michelle H., Thanks for joining us during 80's fest Michelle. So glad you had a great stay and we look forward to have you back again soon... Bavarian Festival is in June!!! :) Yours in Service, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of our ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team More 

Bay City, Michigan
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55 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I visited this property with my 97 year old father who uses a wheel chair. The doors while large are not equipped with an automatic opener making it difficult to enter the building. The hallways are on the narrow side with many turns that are difficult to navigate especially if there are groups of people going in the opposite direction.... More 

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

Dear Ardine, I am very sorry that you had challenges with your visit with your father in his wheelchair. It appears your challenges were primarily with public spaces in the Lodge and not guestrooms. We have worked very had over the years to keep making improvements as technologies and mattresses get redesigned. All of our primary guest entrances for rooms... More 

Detroit, MI
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49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

It was a very nice room, I booked the last minute the morning of and ended up with a great web deal. We ended up with a very spacious room which was great for the little one to navigate and play around in. We had two beds, a couch and a balcony. It was very comfortable. The only problem was... More 

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

Dear Michelle, Thank you so much fore your feedback Michelle. Glad you had a great stay. I am sorry that you had a double trip to accommodate take-out. I have reviewed these details with our dining room Manager Martha Pippert. She will be sharing your example at the next group meeting with servers to work on improvement in this area.... More 

Worthington, Ohio
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37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This was our first time staying at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. The room was quite comfortable and clean. Although there is the family fun center, we spent more time outside in Frankenmuth and appreciated the shuttle service from the lodge to the main street.

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

Dear Obx4ever, Thanks for your first stay at the Bavarian Inn Lodge! We hope that you will visit us "4ever" like your user name says! So glad you enjoyed the shuttle and driver and our charming little town of Frankenmuth. Sincerely, Jim Engel, C.O.O. On Behalf of our ENTIRE Bavarian Inn Lodge Team More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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: $181 - $330 (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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