Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn Lodge

Plan your getaway to Frankenmuth, MI

The 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. Unique in theme, no other hotel in Frankenmuth can compare!

The Bavarian Inn Lodge 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.

  • 360 European-themed guest rooms, including whirlpool and family suites, all including a mini refrigerator, flat screen tv, iron & ironing board, coffee maker, and blow dryer. Check-in time is 3 p.m. and check-out time is 11 a.m.  Please note, we are a non-pet property.

  • Indoor water park with four indoor pools and three whirlpools. All registered hotel guests will receive wristbands to access hotel water features. (Adult only pool opens 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. daily, Fun Center Play Pools open at 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sun-Thurs and remains open until midnight on Fri & Sat); please note all pool areas are closed daily for maintenance from 8 – 8:30 p.m.

  • The Tower Twister Body Slide – Height requirement for slide is 42”

  • The Bavarian Blast Tube Slide – Height requirement for slide is 48” or 42″ when riding with an adult.

  • Exercise room and 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. (Opens at 8 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. Sun-Thurs and 11:30 p.m on Fri & Sat).

  • The largest Family Fun Center in any Midwest hotel with 160+ video and redemption games, air hockey, and pool tables. (opens at 8 a.m. daily until 11 p.m. Sun-Thurs and 12 a.m. on Fri & Sat).

  • Two-story Children’s Village play area

  • Two lounges, two restaurants, and two gift shops

  • Meeting and banquet space for 2-500 guests

  • Sunday Brunch served poolside in the Courtyard

  • Adjacent to Heritage Park where many festivals are held

  • Surrounding walking/running trails

  • Gourmet Coffee Bar in Martha’s Gift Shop

  • Free live nightly entertainment

  • Family karaoke offered on Friday & Saturday nights

  • Free Wi-Fi internet throughout public areas and in guestrooms

Voted “Most Kid-Friendly Atmosphere”
by the readers of Great Lakes Bay Magazine

There’s something special about coming to Bavarian Inn Restaurant to enjoy a home-cooked meal. Since 1888, more than 20 million guests have returned to feast on our world-famous “all-you-can-eat” family-style dinners with:

Our Dinner Menu and Luncheon Menu also feature authentic German dishes such as Schnitzel and Sauerbraten as well as steak and seafood. Comfort food? We didn’t invent it – we perfected it! What makes our food special? Fresh ingredients and family recipes. Modern equipment is used to slice, dice, and chop, but we control the quality. “Gathering under the Glockenspiel” at Bavarian Inn Restaurant is about welcoming you like family, and making it easy for your family to gather.

Sure, Bavarian Inn Restaurant is famous for our home-cooked, family-style chicken dinners and delicious German dishes, but we also offer so much more – from soups and sandwiches to steaks and seafood. Plus, we can nearly always accommodate any special dietary needs you might have – just ask your server.

Authentic and Unique Shopping in Frankenmuth

With nearly 100 unique shops and boutiques, it’s no wonder shopping in Frankenmuth is one of Michigan’s premier shopping destinations! Whether you’re on a mission for a unique collector’s item, browsing for the perfect gift, or just window-shopping, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. Hoping for a place to drop off your sweetie while you shop for just one more hour? Don’t worry, we have plenty of cafés, biergartens, arcades, live entertainment, and open spaces to keep everyone happy!

So Come and join us in Frankenmuth, Michigan!!

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