Friday, February 21, 2014

The Bavarian Inn Lodge: A Slice of Germany (but in Michigan!)

Disclosure: We received an overnight stay to help facilitate my review.  All opinions stated are genuine and my own. 


Everyone had a four-day weekend in our house last week, and those don't happen often, so we meant to take advantage.  After a brief discussion, and a look at the weather, we thought a trip to Frankenmuth (a city in Michigan that replicates a town in Germany) would be fun. When you're going to Frankenmuth, and you have kids along, staying at the Bavarian Inn Lodge is always a great idea.

Just a small portion of the Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth, MI.
The property is alongside 13 acres of beautiful riverfront land. The hotel itself takes up seven acres of it, and let me tell you, if you're going on a weekend, make reservations early, or you won't be spending the night. This very popular establishment had great parking spots when we arrived at one in the afternoon, but come dinner time, we had to park quite a long way away from our hotel entrance when we came back to play. This is our second time visiting the hotel, and it was b.u.s.y.  The beauty of it is that it is so huge, that while it was full, and busy, it was not a bit crowded.

Adults-Only Pool in a completely separate part of the hotel. 

Family Pool with a waterfall on one side, and a separate whirlpool on the other.
Also had a moving sprayer to shoot people with water at the pool.

Whirlpool under the open-top gazebo at the far left, and family pool in the front.
The pool lights change colors every few seconds here.

This children's pool had water spray fountains going all around the sides
during hours of operation.  The stairs in the background lead to
the Bavarian Blast & Tower Twister slides.
I love this room because your tots and your teens both want to be in the same place. :)
The pools are just one of the great attractions of the Bavarian Inn Lodge.

The Bavarian Inn Lodge offers 100+ games in their game rooms,
plus paddle ball, air hockey, and pool.
You can see the German murals adorning the walls in the background.

I really cannot stress the size of the game rooms, there are two of them and they are HUGE!!
Pictured here is the Ninja Fruit Slice game...my favorite. :)
There are two BIG game rooms, with life-sized games...

Willey's Mini Golf
a Bavarian-themed mini-golf course (this was authentically decorated from beginning to end)...

One of the many play areas for small children.
and many thoughtfully put together areas for both smaller children,

One of the many open areas to congregate and visit.
& the older children/teens to gather.


There was also a place for the fitness buffs. This exercise room was nice & with the big weight machines too, it was perfect for everyone in the family (aged 16+).

Dance floor and Hula Hoop area (hula hoops provided).
Kiddie Karaoke took place on a stage to the right.
Several restaurants were situated around the hotel, including this open one by the game room where we ate breakfast. In this area there was a karaoke stage for kids (we indulged the night before), and a play area for kids to dance, hula hoop (provided), or just hang out and listen to the music.

One of the many large gathering spaces.
The Bavarian Inn Lodge is such a great location for social and work gatherings!
There were a lot of places that could be used for big gatherings. I've put up one photo of many rooms that were scattered throughout the expansive hotel.

Seriously awesome!





Headed upstairs to the Composure Room
A fantastic conference room area provided at the Bavarian Inn.

















The upstairs of the Bavarian Lodge Inn has a most excellent conference area called the Composure Room. It had some seriously awesome displays going on.

The Bavarian Inn itself is grand, no doubt about it!! And it was marvelous. It was the small touches though, that will keep us going back. Telephones were scattered throughout the hotel so you could reach your room (we used that feature twice and it saved us having to go all the way back to where dad was lounging, to see if he wanted food or what have you brought back to the room with us when we went up), showers were placed by every pool so you didn't have to go back to your rooms after swimming, amenities were everywhere you looked, a shuttle was available to take you into Frankenmuth for shopping, dining, etc., and the people were nice.

That as my favorite thing, that the people working there were so nice!! I wake up far before anyone else in the family, even on mini-vacations, so I went strolling around. The people let me in their closed off areas to take pictures, the maintenance man stopped driving a cart full of items to let me pass him in the hall (though he didn't have to, there was plenty of room), the ticket counters in the game room were so patient, encouraging, and kind, and a young man heard us say a ticket counter was jammed, and he stopped walking to go over and fix it (we didn't ask him to, and clearly he was on his way to do something else at the time). Those kinds of things go over really big with us, and they seemed second-nature to the staff.

We had a standard-size, 2-bed room

We had a great view of the water park slides from our balcony.
That makes it festive for the kids to see that when they look outside.
The Cass River is behind it, and in the warmer weather we could have watched the boats going by.
I don't want to end my post without mentioning the rooms.  The rooms were clean, the linens were fresh and abundant, the bathroom had a separate area to dress, and the balcony would have been a pleasant treat in the summer because it overlooked the Cass River where the tour ferry and boats run in the warmer weather. There was also a refrigerator, which came in handy more than once.

It was def. a 5 out of 5 star stay for us.


You can learn more about the Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth, Michigan, by visiting their website.

You can also follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Pinterest.

189 comments:

  1. I would love to stay here and I'd overdose on German food. Hubby is part German.

    Have a fabulous weekend and thanks for the tour. I didn't know about this place. ☺

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    1. My husband is a huge fan of German food too, Sandee. Huge. :)

      Happy weekend to you!

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  2. Wow they have a ton, never even heard of them before. The water park would be fun, and clean rooms, works for my ocd

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    1. They have so much to do there, it was a pretty awesome stay and we didn't want to leave so soon, but we couldn't book another day, the hotel was full! Def. a popular weekend hot spot. :)

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  3. It looks so awesome! All those pools are amazing. I'd love to go swimming there! Everything looks pretty and well maintained. Glad you enjoyed your stay!

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    1. I love that they have so many pools. It keeps them from getting overcrowded!! The adult pool was in such a quiet location! No noise at all, I thought that was really nice!

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  4. I really like how those stairs go. What a great find

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  5. I wonder if my Hubs Daughter knows about this. She teaches German in Ohio. I am going to be sure to tell her.

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    1. She's close enough to go...the whole town is German-oriented, Terry, and you can walk everywhere (though the Inn has a shuttle). It's nice!!

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  6. Wow, what a fun place to stay!! I know there are places around northern New England like that, but I have never been to one. Actually the kids from the sound of music had a lodge somewhere in Vermont. I'm not sure if it;s still there or not, though.

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    1. I bet that lodge would be fun. The scenery alone would be worth a trip. :)

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  7. What fun!!!!! I miss that from Chicago - we used to have many ethnic areas there - not so in Atlanta. That was beautiful. Sandie

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    1. I love Chicago, Sandie. :)

      This Inn was really, really nice!! We're huge Frankenmuth fans, and Bavariann Inn makes it that much better.

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  8. That looks like a heap of fun. And I suspect I would be camping at the Adults Only pool. It looked blissful.

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    1. If it was just hubby and I, we'd have camped out at that pool too. It was positively peaceful. :)

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  9. How neat! That looks like a totally different world, and so beautiful!!!

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    1. It was a nice slice of mini-vacay, that is for sure. :)

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  10. I live in Otsego Michigan it would make a great stay-cation I didn't know this place existed. I am glad you shared it with us now I can try and get hubby to agree we gotta get away this summer. with him having a German back ground I am sure this could be a easy sell to him :) Taxes coming back soon should make it easier to save a bit.

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    1. It's absolutely a blast!! We love the city and the hotel.

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  11. Frankenmuth that's where the Christmas store is at isn't it ? aka Santa village there's this place that makes amazing Chicken I think this is close to that restaurant with the awesome Chicken am I right ?

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    1. The Bavarian Inn Lodge has a lot of options for dining, and the Bavarian Inn restaurant has that famous chicken you're talking about. My husband LOVES that chicken, and he loves the Wiener Schnitzel they have on the menu (my in-laws do too!).

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  12. Wow, what a fun experience! I hope someday I can visit that place too! That Gingerbread play house would be so much fun for my kiddos.

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    1. I thought that was such a cute set up!! My son is 6 and he still had fun in there. :)

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  13. I love Frankenmuth!!! :) I've eaten at that Lodge before, it's such a cool place. My Dad was born and raised in Michigan so I've been back a few times to visit.

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    1. I get the urge to go to Frankenmuth if we wait too long between visits. :)

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  14. That place looks like so much fun. My family would love everything about it!

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    1. We did love every single thing about it. :)

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  15. wow what an awesome looking place my would love hanging here.

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  16. what a charming, FUN place to stay!! i love that you're always taking trips and making memories, rosey!
    thanks so much for always sharing the details! i always favorite your vacation posts! :)
    have a wonderful weekend with your family! xoxox
    maria

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    1. That's because you're sweet. :)

      I always like your Piper posts. Her faces crack me up. Little cute baby girlie. :)

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  17. Frankenmuth is less than 3 hours away from me. I'm totally going to have to check this out! It looks like a place my family would LOVE!!!

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    1. We had a hard time choosing between going out (Frankenmuth is an awesome little town) and staying in (it was just that fun!).

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  18. In the north Georgia mountains, there's a Bavarian type town called Helen. The architecture, the shops, and the food are all distinctively German, but I don't think they have an inn anywhere near as grand as that. It sounds and looks fabulous. Just looking at it gives me a serious taste for some good German food. Unfortunately, the beef I'm marinating for sauerbraten won't be ready to cook until Monday, so I guess I'm just gonna have to wait a little longer.

    Happy weekend!

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    1. My husband is a huge German food fan. Huge. :)

      If you're marinating until Monday, that sauerbraten is going to be dynamite, I'm sure of it. :)

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  19. What a great place for kids! Looks awesome!
    Gourmet Getaways

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    1. It's fun to get out and play, especially with the cold winter we're having. We had such a great time visiting there!

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  20. (The Bavarian Inn Lodge: A Slice of Germany (but in Michigan!) This place sounds wonderful to visit, it's been a few years now since I was in the state of Michigan. I have relatives coming from Germany this coming August for their first visit to America.

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    1. I hope they love their visit!! We've been to Germany on layover only. I'd love to go back and visit for a bit!

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  21. Looks like a great place to take my bride for a getaway. Also, as I shared with you recently, it would give me the chance to pick up some Frankenmuth cheddar while we were in town.

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    1. We got our Cheddar, Chuck. And we used half of it already in omelets (good reason for a return visit? hehehe).

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  22. This looks like such a great place for my family. I love the play areas for the kids!

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    1. There were lots of play areas for the kids. It was a really fun visit! :)

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  23. Franenmuth sounds like quite the place!
    I'd love to visit if even to get some of those chocolates!

    Ooh what an inn! The kids would have been enjoyed so much all those games!

    Definitely a grand place! Glad you had such a wonderful adventure with your family!

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    1. Ha! You put 2+2 together and knew those chocolate were from Frankenmuth...and you are right, they were!! Lots of quaint stores around the town, and we just love it!!

      And yep, your kiddos would have a blast in those play rooms, methinks. :)

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  24. That looks like a really nice place to stay at. I love the kids play areas.

    Michelle F.

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    1. We had a lot of fun there, Michelle. I'm ready to go back. :)

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    1. There was chocolate everywhere... a wombat's delight. ;) Fraz would love it. :)

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  26. That looks like a great place to stay. My parents both immigrated from Germany and my grandparents on my Dad's side still lived in Germany until they passed on, so I have been to the real Bavaria many a time. I bet it would be fun to stay in a replica place and enjoy all the fun closer to home without having to transfer money into Euros :)

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    1. I have only been through on a layover, but I would love to return for a real visit. :)

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  27. What a great hotel. It looks like it has a LOT of fun things to do. The idea of the adult pool is pretty cool!

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    1. My husband likes to sneak of to the adult whirlpool while I'm splashing around w/the kiddos in a family pool. ;)

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  28. This is so cute - I would love to stay here with my family. I never even heard of Frankenmuth! We visited Grand Rapids last summer and we loved Michigan!

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    1. I've been to Grand Rapids quite a few times. I like it here. I love Frankenmuth ... it's a nice, quaint, happy community feel. And the food and shopping (outlet mall close by) are great, not to mention the Inn itself, which was really all out awesome. :)

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  29. I do believe if I am ever in the area, I will be looking this place up! It looks great! What a fun place to stay!

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    1. I hope you do, Ashley. It was an incredible visit. I don't think I've ever been in another hotel so huge.

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  30. It sounds like an absolutely lovely place, I love all the kids themed areas for them to play in. My kids would just love this. There are not a lot of modern day hotels or resorts that caters that much toward children, so this is really great.

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    1. Right, Heather! A place that embraces the kiddos is always A-Ok with me too!! And they had a lot of thoughtful put into the kids areas here. It was a very nice stay.

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  31. That place looks amazing. I missed when my family lived in Germany and would love to visit this place just to get a 'taste' of it :)

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    1. I hope you get to go then. They wear official German clothing in the big restaurant, and there's lots of German food to be found. The Bavarian Inn had German nods everywhere...maps on the wall, history on the walls, pictures, etc. It's just all out nice!!

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  32. I grew up and still live only a half an hour away from Frankenmuth! It is one of my favorite places in the world!

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    1. I always say it'd be so nice to live close to Frankenmuth!! It's a bit of a drive for us, but totally worth it!

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  33. These are some amazing photos of a beautiful place. It looks like one can definitely get some much needed rest there.

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    1. It was the perfect place for playing and relaxing! :)

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  34. That place looks awesome! And your photos capturing everything are great.

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    1. Thanks, Melanie. I know I was photo heavy, and I still didn't get near of what I would have liked to have shown. It was just a really awesome Inn.

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  35. Dude, that hotel looks amazing! I'd love to stay there & explore the whole thing :D

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    1. We really did love it. :) Thank you for your visit!

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  36. The game rooms are massive! I bet my son would have a blast there! :)

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  37. Wow, what a place! There seems like plenty to do even in the winter and the place seems really neat and clean. I would love to stay there if I was in the area.

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    1. It'd be good any time of year, but you're right, it was so nice to be running around in the middle of winter in shorts and swimsuits!!

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  38. What a completely interesting place! I'd love to go there someday. I love the amenities!

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    1. They did have every single thing you could want. I can't imagine how much goes into running a place that big!!

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  39. Omg this place looks amazing i really want to go there now great pictures,it sounds like young and old can all enjoy a stay there.

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  40. oh wow...what a very cool place...so much to do as well...i am a fan of many things german....

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  41. Such a very nice place to relax and you got very nice photos here. Enjoy your stay

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    1. It was a fun place to visit, with photo opps everywhere!! Thanks for your blog visit. :)

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  42. as a german I just can't help to cringe...bavaria...NOOOOOOOooooooooo. They also have the weirdest food in bavaria...but i like me some good pretzels.

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    1. We had a pretzel while we were there. :) Your watercolors on your post today were great!

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  43. Looks like a really fin place and its so different from the norm.. I would go there if it were closer.

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    1. It was different from the norm... like a vacation within a vacation. :)

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  44. Would a cool hotel. I would definitely enjoy taking my kids there if we were not so far away

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    1. And they would no doubt love going. ;) It's def. kid-friendly (my absolute favorite feature). :)

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  45. I would totally enjoy staying here. My taste buds and I would also love to try German food!

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    1. Lots of food opps, to be certain. :) It was a nice mini-getaway. Everyone wants to go back. :)

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  46. Looks like such a fun place to stay, I would love to experience it. Beautiful pictures.

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    1. The Bavarian Inn had no shortage of things to do, that's for sure. There was a limbo competition in one of the lounges in the evening, but we were having too much fun to take those pictures. :) I bet we could have stayed a week and been happy. :)

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  47. We don't travel very often but Michigan is really close to us. If we're ever through that way, I'd love to stop. We have a German friend who moved here in the early 90's. I wonder if he's ever been here or what he'd think of it. He's always telling us stories of home. I know he misses it, but he really loves living in the states.

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    1. I hope you get a chance to visit, Jenni. It's really a nice lodge, and a wonderful town to visit!

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  48. Wow! What a fun place! Waterslides! Video Games! And I love the Bavarian theme!

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    1. Thanks for reading!! They really did have something for everyone. It was a fabulous visit and we can't wait to go back!!

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  49. I have ALWAYS wanted to stay at a Bavarian themed hotel, and this one looks like an absolute blast! Love all the pictures!

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    1. Thanks, Ashley. It's well worth looking into if you're in the area. It makes a great trip downright awesome!

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  50. Forget Disney Land or anything else, I want to stay in a place like this!! This is the type of vacation I think the kids and I would enjoy. But I've never been to MI before... perhaps I should look into it.

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    1. Michigan has some really nice places to visit, some of my favorites I've ever seen, in fact. :)

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  51. The indoor pool looks awesome. The adults only one looks even better!

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  52. It has so much character! I would love staying there. I'd probably want to spend several days, or a week. My brother lives in Michigan and my best friend may be moving there soon, so who knows...maybe I'll get to vacation here!

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    1. I hope you do go! It's really a lot of fun, and it's huge!! No shortage of things to do, that's for sure.

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  53. forget the kids, *I* want to go !! that place looks like a TON of fun!

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    1. Yeah, the adults wanted to stay too...you nailed that one. :)

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  54. What a beautiful place. There's so much to do over there, for everyone. I love the German feeling it inspires.

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    1. I love the change of pace too. It was like a little step out of the norm for a bit, and we loved it. ;)

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  55. My husband's ancestors were German so he loves visiting anything with that kind of style. He would love to vacation here!

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    1. Lots of German history is positioned on the walls (and there are a lot of walls). I bet it would be a fun place for your husband to see.

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  56. We travel through Michigan every year - I'll have to see if that's near our trip bc it looks like such an awesome and unique place to stay!

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    1. I hope it's on your route. It's really a fun place to go see.

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  57. What a cozy looking place. I bet the food is excellent too. I have to say I'm seeing a lot of great winter getaway places lately. :-)

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    1. The Bavariann Inn up the road (you can take the shuttle, drive, or in the warm weather walk) is a don't miss for a foodie experience!! The food we had while at the lodge (on the premises) was good, but nothing makes the trip for hubby like a trip to The Bavarian Inn restaurant. :)

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    2. I imagined so thank you for confirming it. Some people don't know that Germans have really great food and desserts... I'll add this to my bucket list. TY!

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    3. TY for coming over here to read about it. :)

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  58. That looks like a wonderful way to spend a weekend. My daughter lives in Ann Arbor. Where on the hand is this place?

    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com

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    1. Your daughter is closer than we are. She's an hour south of Frankenmuth. There's an outlet shopping mall close by too, if she likes to shop!

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  59. Gorgeous hotel! So spacious and spectacular. I will certainly keep this hotel in mind if ever visit Michigan :) Thanks for the wonderful review Rosey!

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    1. Thanks for the kind words, and the visit too. :)

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  60. That hotel is gorgeous. I love all the little touches.

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    1. I love how clean everything is. Considering it's so huge, and you don't see people running around cleaning all of the time, it's amazing to me that they keep it up so wonderfully!

      I love all of the little touches they've done too. :)

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  61. What a charming hotel! I have never heard of it before! But I imagine it's not to far from where we live. I may gave to take the family there some day!

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    1. I think it's four or five hours from your state's border. That's about how long we take to go to Chicago. :)

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  62. OMG! That place is gorgeous. What awesome facilities. We just stayed a place with the kids overnight. It pales in comparison. Glad you had a fun stay!

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    1. I bet you still had a nice time just getting away for a bit!!

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  63. How awesome is that! I love the kids play area and the adults-only pool!

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    1. And they're not even close together (in fact, they're pretty far apart in very different areas of the hotel). The kid pools are in the fun center area, the adult pool is by the check-in desk.

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  64. this place looks beautiful! I absolutely LOVE the kids play area!

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    1. That's my favorite part. It's impossible for the kids not to have fun there, and it's huge. :)

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  65. I would love to stay here. Looks gorgeous!

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    1. They do a really good job making it nice.

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  66. This looks awesome! I love that there really is something for everyone to do there!

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    1. Any age, you're right, there was something to do. There were also other events going on throughout the hotel, and in the area. We went into the Lorelei Lounge (kids permitted until 10pm) and tried the kids' limbo. :)

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  67. This place looks amazing! I would love to go, it seems like a great way to get the feeling of a trip to Germany without the expense of international travel.

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    1. It really does feel like you're experiencing a peak into German history.

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  68. I love learning new things. I had never heard of this area before. Glad you had fun. Thanks for sharing! :)

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  69. What a fun and original place to stay. My family would love it there. I love all of the pictures and descriptions. Thank you for sharing this. I will keep it mind when we travel that way.

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    1. It's a great family destination, I hope you do get a chance to visit. :)

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  70. This looks so neat! We live in Indiana so it's not too bad of a trip for us! I'll have to look into it!!

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    1. If you're headed this way anyway, it's sure a fun place to stay!

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  71. What an amazing resort! I think my family would spend most of our time in the pool and the play area. (and eating! Germany is my husband's favorite place he's traveled to. We'd definitely be eating! lol)

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    1. They've got authentic German noodles!! Hubby loves the Wiener Schnitzel and the chicken!

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  72. Thanks so much for sharing!!!
    If we ever get up there, I know where we will need to go!!!

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    1. Ah, I bet your little one would love it, and the big boys too!!

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  73. I'm part German so I think I'd love this! I love hotels that have enough to do that I don't actually have to leave the hotel. It's nice for relaxation!

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    1. It was a great place to relax, and play. We're def. going back this summer.

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  74. Wow, that place is so gorgeous! It's like a little slice of Germany without needing a passport!

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    1. It's a really nice place to get away for a bit! Thanks for your visit, Nikki!

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  75. Wiw that looks amazing, I love that there is an adult pool as well.looks like a great place.

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    1. I thought it was nice that the adult pool was in a completely different portion of the hotel. That room it's in is gorgeous too. :)

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  76. That looks like a great place to stay! I especially love the pool tables and the mural on the wall at the pool! Gorgeous!

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    1. There were murals everywhere!! They were awesome!

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  77. It looks like a really fun place to stay! It would be fun for a weekend getaway.

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    1. Perfect for a weekend getaway, agreed. :)

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  78. My husband in particular would LOVE it! For awhile he was trying to learn German. We had a reception at a German building, and he was checking everything out.

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    1. The lodge is huge too, so there's really a lot to see and learn. Some of the history they had up was VERY interesting!

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  79. Very nice, looks like it has so much to do there! I so would love to take my kids to Germany - that's where my roots are!

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    1. I would love to take my kids to Germany too. It looks gorgeous, and people seem to love it who visit. :)

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  80. I totally love Frankenmuth! We just stayed at Splash Village in the fall for my parents' 40th anniversary. It was the kids' first experience in Frankenmuth, that they'll remember, and they thought it was the greatest! I think they loved the shopping as much as the indoor waterpark. :-)

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    1. We love Frankenmuth too! They had the ice sculptures out this time, and that was really cool to see. We've been to the city quite a few times and STILL have things we want to see. :)

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  81. That is one gorgeous place! I think that would warrant a trip to Michigan in the near future. I can drive there, that would make for an inexpensive trip.

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    1. If you haven't been to Frankenmuth (the city), I totally hope you go. It's really, really nice!

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  82. Looks like a large place with beautiful and fun details. It'd be a place I'd stay if I was ever in that area.

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    1. It's fun for the little, and the big kids. And hubby and I loved it too. :)

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  83. This looks like a great place to visit. I've passed it previously while travelling from upper michigan to lower peninsula, but have never stopped. Great!

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    1. Def. a great place to stop on the drive through if you've got some play time, or if you need to rest! :)

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  84. This looks like such a wonderful place to visit, I like that it is kid friendly.

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    1. Very kid friendly! ! :) Thanks for your visit!

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  85. This looks like a true family friendly destination! Thanks for the review. If we ever head in that direction, I would love to visit :)

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    1. Thanks, Lisa. It's really a fun place to see/be. :)

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  86. I have pinned this to my travel board to referene when we start planning our next vacation.

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  87. Wow! This is really beautiful! Looks like a place where you can never get bored in!

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  89. This is gorgeous. It reminds me of the time I went to the Henry Ford Museum in Michigan, just a few weeks after I came to the USA for the first time. I was so impressed and in awe of the exhibits!

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  90. This is awesome! Our kind of staycation location especially with the separate adult and kids pool so Mom & Dad can have their much deserved quality time too.

    It reminds me of the Dutch community too in Solvang although i doubt if there are hotels as big as big as Bavarian Inn Lodge

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  91. From what you said and the pictures there is certainly more then enough for any age group! I could see me going there by myself and just relaxing with the adult pool and whirlpool! If I were to go I think I would make it in the spring or summer-----miniature golf is one of my favorites-besides it gets mighty cold there in the winter-worse even then NY!!!

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  92. Oh, this looks like a really great place! Love that there is an adults-only pool too.

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  93. Oh wow - this looks like a really fun place to go. I love all of the extras there are to explore, and I know if I was there, a lot of time would be spent in that pool. The outside of the property is also very nice.

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  94. I love the composure room the best. My girls would scream at the sight!
    What an amazing place you found - so happy for you!

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  95. Mr. Mashed Up has family in MI, and this place just made the list of a place I want to go. A place with an adult-only pool AND a kiddie area? Sounds great!

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  96. This looks like such a great place to stay! My family would love it.

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  97. This looks awesome! I wish I lived closer!

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  98. This place looks great! I at first thought you were in Germany. Too bad this lodge is far away from me.

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  99. It does look straight out of Bavaria...who would have guessed it is in Michigan!

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  100. That place looks like a great place for a family vacation.

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