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Frankenmuth Motel
Ranked #7 of 8 Hotels in Frankenmuth
Certificate of Excellence
Lawrence, Michigan, USA
1 review
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“VERY NICE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

We actually stayed here in Aug 2011. Rooms are clean.
Refrigerator in room is a bonus,has iron, hair dryer, very nicely appointed. will stay here again when we visit in 2013. Great place. Close to town. Has a very homey feel to the place. Grounds are well cared for.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank judymaring
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muthmotel, General Manager at Frankenmuth Motel, responded to this review, March 24, 2013
Thank you Judy for taking the time to comment on your stay here at the Motel even if it was a while ago. We hope we will be seeing you again this year!
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

We stayed at Frsnkenmuth Motel for a night while my boyfriend was in town for work. I walked to Bronners, it was only about 5 mins away. It's about a 5 min drive to downtown. The rooms are average, nothing special. I asked at the front desk if any resturants where within walking distance and was told no. And that a pizza place was the only place who delivered. I later found out there was a free shuttle to downtown.... I wish she would have told me.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Pamela_0127
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muthmotel, Manager at Frankenmuth Motel, responded to this review, January 4, 2013
I just want to clarify that the Frankenmuth Motel does not have a free shuttle. We do not have a shuttle at all. There is a shuttle that runs between other places in town but not the Motel.

I am not sure what time of day/night the question was asked of the Front Desk if there was a restaurant close by but if it was later at night they may have been closed or not not serving food so that might have been some of the confusion. After 10pm in Frankenmuth Pizza is about the only option or Fast Food. On that same note if it was Breakfast time the only places that offer breakfast are on Main Street not closer than 11 blocks from the Motel. The Motel only offers a basic continental breakfast.

We do not offer a shuttle and we are located off the Main Street shopping area but what is nice about Frankenmuth is that all of Downtown has free parking.
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Plympton Wyoming, Ontario, Can.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2012

We have stayed at the Frankenmuth Motel for the past six times we have travelled to Frankenmuth. We found it to be very friendly and accessible to all events going on. We never hesitate to contact thems. We enjoyed the new beds this year, very comfortable.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Westland MI
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2012

Located near the main street of Frankenmuth. Spacious room, quit surroundings. The "breakfast" was only a small pastry that didn't look very fresh and coffee. Very nice overall for the price. Walking to shops and restaurants might be too much for non-walkers.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank M R
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Zeeland
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2012

We always stay at the Frankenmuth Motel when we visit the area. Staff is very friendly, rooms are reasonably priced, and the location is convenient to both Frankenmuth and Birch Run. Remember this is an older motel, it is clean and fairly well maintained but does have dated decor. It is great for our family, we love driving through Bronner's next door at night to see all the Christmas lights.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank dwrig
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

This was our 2nd year staying at the Frankenmuth Motel. My mom brings my sisters and me every year. We have stayed at many of the other hotels around Frankenmuth and LOVE to stay here. The staff treats you like family not just a guest. It is an older hotel so the walls have a few dents and dings. The rooms are very clean, some with mini fridges and WONDERFUL beds. Great location with easy load/unloading right in front of your room. No waiting for an elevator or long walk with lots of bags. Easy getting in and out of the motel since it's off the main drag with very little traffic. Hot coffee and cocoa in the office all day. Breakfast has coffee, cocoa, juice, toast, mini muffins, bagels, and sticky buns. Wish we had found this gem 10 years ago. Great Stay, Great Price!

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Busstrip
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St. Augustine, Florida
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2012

This is a motel. If you want a full service hotel, this is not for you. However, if you want a great place to stay that is very quiet, and where you can sleep comfortably at a reasonable price, then this place is for you. You can pull right up to your door and be nestled down in minutes. The staff are very friendly and the rooms are clean and comfortable for the price. You can be in the heart of Frankenmuth in minutes from your room. But, you are not on the main drag so you are shielded from the hustle and bustle. Black Forest Brewery is nearby if you want to walk to a restaurant. You are also very close to Bronner's. For me, this is a winning combination! I love this little quiet motel. I can't give it 5 stars because it's just not a five star property, but for what it is, it's Franken-Tastic! :)

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank B T
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Property: Frankenmuth Motel
Address: 1218 Weiss St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Location: United States > Michigan > Frankenmuth
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 8 Hotels in Frankenmuth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Frankenmuth Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 53
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Frankenmuth Motel is AAA approved and locally owned and operated. The Motel is one street off of Main street, just 2 blocks North of Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland. We are situated between Michigan's Own Military and Space Museum and Zeilinger Wool Company. The Motel has 53 ground floor rooms and (following State Law) we are all non-smoking. The Motel does have a outdoor smoking area. We also have a limited number of pet rooms with a small cleaning fee. Coffee is available in our office/front desk area during office hours and a cold continental breakfast is available every morning. We may not be located on Main Street but we are only about 5 blocks from most Festivals and the RiverPlace Shops. We are only 8 blocks from Bavarian Inn and Zehnder's Restaurants downtown and all of Main Street has Free Parking. Within walking Distance of Zehnder's Splash Village. ... more   less 
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