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Bavarian Inn
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Shepherdstown
Certificate of Excellence
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
“Amazing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Words can't express how much we love the Bavarian Inn. We always go for our anniversary every year. The experience is always wonderful! The room is always impeccable, the staff is always professional and courteous, and the dining is divine. On top of all this, we were fortunate to meet David Asam and tell him how much we love the Bavarian Inn. We can't wait until next year!

Room Tip: Always choose the river view. If a suite is in your budget, it is well worth the extra cost. Very r...
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Pat M
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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review, March 18, 2014
Dear Pat M.,
Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to meet you. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us again, and truly look forward to many more. Happy Anniversary again.
Sincerely,
The Asam Family
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harrisonburg, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We enjoy the river view rooms in the chalet but have also stayed in the main lodge. Be sure to have dinner- you won't be disappointed. It is the best crab cakes ever. All lump and broiled to perfection. The rooms have an old style ambiance. We enjoy staying there because you can enjoy a wonderful meal and drinks and walk back to your room. We have been going here for about 10 years. It's our favorite special place and the food is delicious. Staff is wonderful and you always see the owners and family on the premise making sure everything is going well.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank daschundlover
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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review, February 25, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,
Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us and tripadvisor. We are so happy that you have enjoyed your visits over the past ten years, and truly appreciate your patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Sincerely,
The Asam Family
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My husband and I stayed one night at the Baxarian Inn. We had eaten at the resyaurant several times but had never stayed over night. The food and service at the restauant were very good. The reception desk staff were also efficient and hospitable. However the room was a disappointmnet. Upon entring the room it looked fine. However when we went to use the bath sink there were long dark brown hairs in the sink and also in the bath tub. The carpet needed to be cleaned and there were crumbs on the floor from a previous occupant. The lever that controls the water in the tub loose. The caulking around the tub was falling off. It did not look as the room was maintained. We were very dissappointed.
We mentioned the conditions to the desk clerk upon check out and the mamager made an adjustment on our bill. It was kind of sad because the property is in a lovely setting.
We would definitely go back to the restaurant but we would not stay there again.

Room Tip: There is a trin that comes thru at 11PM and 3 am that iwakes you up. We had a river view room.
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars
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2 Thank pensione2013
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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review, February 25, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,
Thank you for your most valuable feedback. I am so sorry to hear of your experience with the room. This is certainly out of the norm for us, and I will absolutely look into what happened here. We do hope that you will stay with us again, so we can show your the true Bavarian Inn experience. Thank you again for your comments.
Sincerely,
The Asam Family
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Vienna, Virginia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

River view, great room, really friendly staff. Looking forward to returning in the near future. the new infinity pool under construction should be a great addition. The Rathskellar has the same menu as the main dining room but is more relaxed and has live music on
Friday and Saturday nights. Only place I've ever been that had Pappy Van Winkle available at the bar!

Room Tip: always choose the river view
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Roger S
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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review, February 25, 2014
Dear Roger S.,
Thank you for your comments. We too are excited about the new pool. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. It took us quite a while to find Pappy Van Winkle, but we jumped on it when we did! Glad we were able to share it with you!
Sincerely,
The Asam Family
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Cross Junction, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

My husband and I stayed there recently and it was our first night alone in 3 years ! We couldn't have picked a better place to go . The staff was amazing and the accommodations were spectacular! They made it seem like we were the most important people there . It was like our birthdays , Christmas , and our anniversary in one day ! I have recommended this place to everyone I know . It's worth every penny and then some !!

  • Stayed January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank amkacz
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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review, February 11, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,
Thank you so much for joining us, and for your kind review. I understand the importance of an "alone" get-away, and we are so happy it was enjoyable. We hope to be able to welcome you back soon!
Sincerely,
The Asam Family
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Bowie
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We have been visiting The Bavarian Inn since the 1980's and it is still a favorite place for a weekend away from home just to relax and be pampered. The rooms are beautifully decorated and furnished with every amenity you can think of, including bathrobes. The chalet's are located on a cliff overlooking the Potomac River just over a bridge from MD. The restaurant is fantastic and the staff well trained. The food is one of the reasons for visiting The Bavarian Inn and has stayed way above average ever since we started visiting. You can't miss if you are looking for a quiet few days away from the stress of everyday life.

Room Tip: Ask for a river view!
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Cary K
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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review, February 9, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,
Thank you for your kind review. We are very appreciative of your patronage over the past 30 years. I will happily pass on your comments to our hard working staff. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Sincerely,
The Asam Family
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Strasburg, Virginia
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We first visited the Bavarian Inn back in September and had an amazing stay. The room was perfect and dinner in The Rathskeller was fabulous! We saw on their facebook page that they werew offering a special in January. We immediately booked a room. We had an even better room this time and the four course dinner with beer tasting was unbelievable. Our waitress was very attentive and very nice. We will defintely be returning soon. Thank you for two wonderful stays.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Travelbugs1013
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DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn, responded to this review, February 9, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,
Thank you for your review, and for your recent stays with us. We are so happy you also took advantage of our recent facebook promotion. We hope to welcome you back many times in the future.
Sincerely,
The Asam Family
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Property: Bavarian Inn
Address: 164 Shepherd Grade Rd, Shepherdstown, WV 25443-4601
Location: United States > West Virginia > Shepherdstown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Shepherdstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bavarian Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 73
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated on a bluff overlooking the Potomac River in Historic Shepherdstown West Virginia on 11 acres. The Bavarian Inn is a AAA Four Diamond Award Winning Dining Room and Hotel Accommodations. Most rooms have breathtaking river views from private balconies, whirlpool baths, and gas fireplaces. Fine German and Continental Cuisine. Wine Spectator "Best of Award of Excellence". Casual Dining and Cocktails in the Rathskellar or on the outdoor garden patio. Walking distance to downtown Shepherdstown and great shopping. Golf Packages available with neighboring and private Cress Creek Country Club. Open 365 days per year. ... more   less 
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Bavarian Hotel Shepherdstown
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Bavarian Restaurant

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