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“Spring Break Fun”
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Bavarian Inn Lodge
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Frankenmuth
Certificate of Excellence
Wayland, Michigan
1 review
“Spring Break Fun”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

We stayed during spring break and had a blast! We stayed for 2 nights and enjoyed all that the Bavarian Inn had to offer! Our visit started with a great deal I found as part of a Groupon. The staff put on an evening for the kids which included a craft, musical chairs and dancing. We had a great time and will definitely visit again!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review, April 18, 2014
Dear Melissa F.,

It was our honor to have served your family. Thank you for trying out the Lodge thru our recent Groupon Promotion! We are excited to hear of your pending return and will keep the place shiny, fun and fresh for your next return!

Yours In Service,

Jim Engel, C.O.O. - Serving Bavarian Inn Guests for 37 Years -
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Caseville, Michigan
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Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Went there for kids spring break. 3 pools for the kids plus 2 big water slides. They also have activities for kids. We have been going there for years and will continue to go! Rooms are large enough and employees are all very friendly.

  • Stayed April 2014
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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review, April 18, 2014
Dear Rhonda,

Thank you for entrusting the Lodge with your family get-a-ways over the years! So glad you enjoy our rooms and amenities but I am especially proud of our team WOWING you over and over. Thanks again!

With Sincere Appreciation,

Jim Engel, C.O.O.
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Clinton Township, Michigan
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Reviewed April 14, 2014

This is a very family oriented facility. There are things to keep the kids busy all day. All the swimming during the day has the little ones out like a light, at night, in their very comfortable beds. Adults can enjoy some R&R in the adult only pool and hot tub. If you want to go on a little excursion, the shuttle bus will take you to the main street and you can enjoy strolling down downtown Frankenmuth. Don't miss the Cheese Factory - makes for cute pictures. Tip - join the Perks club. You get some great coupons and if you keep going back you'll get some great 'perks' as you accumulate points. Like - 2 nights for $130.

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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review, April 18, 2014
Dear Frieda,

Thank you for your insights on TripAdvisor Frieda! So glad your family had a great time and that you enjoyed the entire community of Frankenmuth! We really have FUN engaging with our 20,000 Perks Club members and creating value and special memories for you with each visit.

We will continue to find ways to help you have MORE fun with each return visit!

Yours in Service,

Jim Engel, C.O.O.
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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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Reviewed April 14, 2014

We came to Bavarian Inn 4/11/14 and stayed one night and after a few hours coming and going from our room our door would not open. Maintance came and tried to open, they had to remove total lock which took a while, we had reservations to meet friends for dinner at Bavarian restaurant and my son was in bathing suit and no shoes. Finally door was open to go meet our friends late, but the manager Randy Gerber was so nice that he said dinner for your family is on us for the problem.
Thank you so much for your customer service and we will tell everyone what a great place to come with your family. My son has a lot of fun putt putt golf, arcade games and especially the pool and slides. We adults had a good time in the lounge at the frankenfest.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review, April 18, 2014
Dear Caran,

We again are so sorry for the challenges you experienced with the computerized lock on your guestroom. This was a first time problem where it was not easily resolved and we have been in touch with our lock vendor about the problem to assure it will not repeat again and learn from the experience.

Glad you had FUN with our FrankenFest Renaissance themed event as well! It is a special weekend for all of us at the Lodge - having FUN serving you all!

Yours in Service,

Jim Engel, C.O.O.
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Caseville, Michigan
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Reviewed April 14, 2014

Enjoyed the visit, almost entirely. The cafe with in the Family Fun area was pricey for proportions received. My only complaint. Felt very safe taking the (6)kids there, and they had a blast!! Something for everyone!! Loved having a balcony room with view of the river-it was a BEAUTIFUL day so we were able to have the sliding door open when in the room.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review, April 18, 2014
Dear Chris E.,

Thank you so much for your recent stay Chris! So glad your clan had a great time. So sorry for your disappointment with our Ratskeller Restaurant in portion sizes. I have shared your disappointment with leadership as we always want to learn from our guests perspective. We hope for the opportunity to serve your family again!

Yours in Service,

Jim Engel, C.O.O.
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Reviewed April 11, 2014

The Bavarian Inn was a fun little place for a weekend away with the family. I was impressed with the cleanliness and service of all aspects of our stay, including the rooms, waterpark and common areas. Would stay there again.

  • Stayed March 2014
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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review, April 18, 2014
Dear LLUE:

Thank you for your kind words on TripAdvisor.com. We were pleased to serve you and hope for the opportunity of a return visit - perhaps this sumnmer??

Yours in Service,

Jim Engel, C.O.O.
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Jackson, Michigan
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Reviewed April 10, 2014

Return visitors and had an even better time then the first visit. Very clean, and super friendly staff. Kids loved everything there from the pools, arcade, to mini golf, they even have games and puzzles you can check out for free. We added the Deluxe family fun package to our room and got a great pizza, pop, a pound of fudge, unlimited mini golf and two mini melts(dippin dots). For added value don't forget to sign up for the Perks Club for great room deals and deals throughout Frankenmuth. Looking at booking another 2 night stay very soon!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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Jim_Engel, General Manager at Bavarian Inn Lodge, responded to this review, April 11, 2014
Dear Jeff S.,

Thanks so much for your recent stay and sharing the thinks you liked most on this site! Happy to hear you love our staff... we know they are the most valuable asset the Lodge has! I am proud to say I helped open the Perks club in October 1999 and am pleased you see value in our frequent guest program. We are planning to go to Loyalty school to stay on top of trends to WOW you and our other guests with the club for years to come. It will be 15 years old this October.

Looking forward to your return visit!

Yours in Service,

Jim Engel, C.O.O.
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Property: 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 (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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