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Bavarian Inn Lodge
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Frankenmuth
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 15, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Lodge in Frankenmuth in January our experience was wonderful. I will not hesitate to share my experience with friends and family. Everyone was so nice and made sure our stay was the best that I could have every had.

Room Tip: We stayed in the Whirlpool Tower Suite and was the best room I could have ever asked for.
  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank Grace K
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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2013

Dear Grace K.,

Thank you so much for staying with us at this quieter time of year. We so appreciate your business and your kind words. We appreciate your offer to be an Ambassador for us with your family and friends!

Happy New Year!

Sincerely,

Jim Engel, C.O.O.
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

My sister and I met at the Bavarian Inn for a two day get away, We travel a lot together and have stayed in many hotels. The Inn is very quaint, the grounds were decorated for Christmas very nice. The room were the cleanest, sheets were white-white and crisp. Food at the Inn was good the sauerkraut was really good.

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3  Thank Rose21530
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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2013

Dear Rose,

Thank you for sharing some peaceful time with us at the Lodge after the Holidays! So glad you and your sister enjoyed your stay and the decor. We are just switching over to Chinese New Year decor' right now! So glad you enjoyed Dorothy Zehnder's 60 year old sauerkraut recipe. I can tell you one secret in it that might surprise you... "chicken gravy". Can't say anymore!

Thank you for your loyalty and Happy New Year!

Sincerely,

Jim Engel, C.O.O.
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Reviewed January 13, 2013

We go every year for my mother's birthday! We always have a wonderful time! It's a nice get a way after the holidays to relax and enjoy the hot tub and pool. The rooms are great and the service and food as always are great!!!!

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank Carol H
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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2013

Dear Carol,

Happy Birthday to your mother! We are honored to be a part of her birthday celebration and are happy that you enjoy a tradition of visiting us in Frankenmuth! We are honored to serve your family!

Happy New Year!

Sincerely,

Jim Engel, C.O.O.
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Reviewed January 13, 2013

We live near by and go to the Lodge often, love the pools, always clean and sparkling, the staff is so friendly, the new water slides are so cool, I'm not much a fan of them but my daughter loved it :)

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank Jennafrmi
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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2013

Dear JennafrMI:

Thank you for staying overnight at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. We are proud to host you and so many other guests who live very close by. We commonly hear about the benefit of a minimal demand on the gas tank from thousands of guests who live nearby!

Glad your daughter enjoyed the slides and that you enjoyed WATCHING her use them!

We appreciate your business!

Sincerely,

Jim Engel, C.O.O.
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

Best place to stay in mid Michigan. When traveling North, we never miss a stay at Bavarian Inn Lodge. We love the hotel itself with it's German style rooms and grounds. We've been coming here for 40 years and our kids and now grandkids, are enjoying it as well. You'll never find anywhere else that has something for everyone, from the beautiful décor to wonderful restaurants and entertainment, from the 5 unbelievable pools, indoor golf, arcade (like you've never seen before) and many meeting places for families to enjoy. Check out the Perks Club and your return trips will certainly be worth it. They keep bringing us back several times a year with their special room rates and offers.

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1  Thank Evelyn T
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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2013

Dear Evelyn T.,

Thank you for your 40 years of loyalty to Frankenmuth. I can only have 35 years worth of bragging rights to serving guests at the Bavarian Inn. So I am happy you were wowed for 5 years before my time here! On behalf of 3 generations of active Bavarian Inn Zehnder family members and I as a 4th generation staffer from my family - THANK YOU!

Your kind words and praise are a gift that we greatly appreciate! Happy New Year!

Sincerely,

Jim Engel, C.O.O.
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

The most pleasant and friendly experience you could ever hope for. My wife and I visit as often as we can. The whole town of Frankenmuth is plesant no matter what time of year we visit! We have tried the least expensive to the most expensive room and enjoyed all of them. A very enjoyable stay every time we have been there.

Room Tip: The river view in summer is very cool!
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1  Thank Roger S
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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2013

Dear Roger S,

A sincere thank you to you and your wife for your continued patronage to the Lodge. We are honored to earn your loyalty. WE will keep working hard to keep the Lodge fun and relaxing.... to keep you coming back. Please look me up upon your next visit. I would love to meet you in person!


Sincerely,

Jim Engel, C.O.O.
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

The staff at the Bavarian Inn is very efficient, professional and friendly. They ALL know their job and do it well!! The rooms are always clean and ready at check-in. Have stayed here MANY times and they do not disappoint! The pools and other activities available at the Inn are varied and fun for all ages. One could take a vacation right there and never have to leave the building!!! Food is great ...large selection for all ages!!! You won't be sorry you stayed here!!!

Room Tip: Join their Perks Club and earn points that are converted to gift certificates that can be used on a...
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1  Thank Denise D
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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2013

Dear Denise D.,

Thank you for your kind words of affirmation. We so appreciate your loyalty to the Lodge and are absolutely delighted that you are having FUN when you visit. We will keep training to keep the staff informed and in helping create enjoyable experiences.

Happy New Year!

Sincerely,

Jim Engel, C.O.O.
Bavarian Inn Lodge

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Additional Information about Bavarian Inn Lodge

Address: 1 Covered Bridge Ln, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1900
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Location: United States > Michigan > Frankenmuth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Frankenmuth
Price Range: $178 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bavarian Inn Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 360
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 
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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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