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Midvale, Utah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My teenage daughter and I were traveling to CA for some camping and sight seeing, but decided to stop here on our way. The staff members were very friendly and our room was quiet, clean, and roomy. The beds, I suspect, were new because they were so comfortable and yet firm.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Here at Thunderbird Motel, we aim to please by providing the comfort our guests seek. We are glad you took note of our comfortable beds and spacious rooms. Thank you for choosing our accommodations as a good midpoint during your travels to California. We hope you enjoyed camping and all the sightseeing you were able to do. We hope to...

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

They are friendly love the room i got great service only thing wifi does really work weak connection but other than that great place i recomended feelt like home ❤❤❤ Price was little hight but they work with me got the right price for the stay love the stay there

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Esmeralda, We appreciate you taking the time to share your recent experience with us. Thank you for choosing Thunderbird Motel. We are glad our team was able to work with you and find you affordable accommodations that fit your needs. We look forward to more visits from you!

Carson City, Nevada
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Got this hotel to bring the hubby in from a week of sub-freezing nights out hunting for a shower and warm nights sleep. Was perfect. Walking distance to the Star, quarter of the cost of the red lion and comfy and clean. Great old time nostalgic stop for long time residents of Nevada or folks who drive the I80 corridor....

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Lizy, It was a pleasure providing you and your husband with a clean and affordable place to stay. Thank you for taking a chance on Thunderbird Motel and for sharing your review. Like you, we hope future guests enjoy their visit with us as well. Should you or your husband ever need lodging in the area again, we hope you...

Wellsville, Utah
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Always a great place to stay because of the Karaoke club within walking distance at The Tiki lounge and Goldie's. The hotel staff is always helpful with what ever needs you may have....the rooms are very clean as well.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Knowing that you continuously choose to stay with us, here at Thunderbird Motel, is a wonderful compliment! Thank you for sharing your kind remarks in regards to our clean rooms and friendly staff. We are glad you enjoy our convenient location close to various attractions and entertainments. Our staff will be awaiting your return for another opportunity to deliver yet...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed there for a week in September and the room was big and the bed was comfortable. A free Breakfast is served every morning. Parking close to the rooms It is close to casinos and is right downtown Elko.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Reading your positive words brightens our day. Thank you for taking a moment to share your compliments with us and for choosing Thunderbird Motel during your stay in Elko. We are glad you enjoyed our convenient location, comfortable rooms and complimentary breakfast. It would be a pleasure to host you again during your next visit to the area.

Reviewed 24 September 2016

Convenient downtown location. Several casinos are within a short walking distance. The free breakfast was good. The desk clerks and the cleaning service were friendly and helpful. The only negatives were the pool was cold for my grandchildren, and the pillows were small and uncomfortable.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Thank you, Cathy for your delightful review! We are thrilled you enjoyed most aspects of our accommodations. Our convenient location to downtown is one of the many benefits of staying with us. We hope you had a chance to explore the area. It saddens us to hear your grandchildren were not able to take advantage of our heated pool. We...

Colorado
Reviewed 23 September 2016

A very nice stop after a long drive from Oregon. Comfortable room, very quiet. Breakfast was a typical continental breakfast. In room coffee and small fridge were nice features. The pool looked very inviting but we didn't use it.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

It is an honor to have provided you with the comfortable accommodations you deserve after a lengthy drive. We are happy to hear you appreciated our quiet setting and breakfast as well as the amenities in your room. We thank you for your review and we hope to host you again the next time you are in the area.

Laramie, Wyoming
Reviewed 9 September 2016

On a motorcycle so I'm always looking for a motor inn that you drive up to the door and watch your bike. To me, nothing else matters about a hotel except one vital thing, "cleanliness". If it's clean, nothing else matters. I have ear plugs if it's loud, and a laptop/phone if the tv's not working. Great place, good location...

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

We cannot thank you enough for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are happy to hear that your were pleased with your stay and hope you enjoyed your bike trip. We also agree that a clean room is a comfortable room. We thank you for your recommendation and would love to host you again.

Aurora, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

It's tough to complain when the price is right. The room was spacious, clean, and comfortable. The young man behind the counter was a true gentleman with an awesome smile and started things off right. The pool was cool, refreshing, and clean. For the price this place could easily warrant five stars except it advertised free wifi and breakfast. It...

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

What a wonderful review to read! We are thrilled we were able to provide you with clean and comfortable accommodations along with great service and amenities. Thank you for choosing Thunderbird Motel during your recent travels and for taking the time to share your kind feedback with us! We strive to provide everything our guests may need all at an...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The front desk clerk was very friendly and efficient. Our room was fine except for the peeling pain in the bathroom and a few other spots. The bed was comfortable. The main reason we stayed here was their dog friendly policy; however, there was no grass in the area for dogs. The room was quiet and clean. Checkout was fine....

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It was a pleasure to provide you and your family with a clean and comfortable place to stay. We are glad you enjoyed our quiet accommodations, ideally located by various attractions. We apologize that the grass areas around our property are small. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us as we continuously work on improving...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Good old fashioned western hospitality awaits you at the Thunderbird Motel. Reasonable rates, comfortable rooms and a central downtown location make Thunderbird your ideal place to stay in Elko, Nevada. Relax in a comfortable room or take a dip in the pool.Just off of Interstate 80, Elko, Nevada is within sight of the majestic Ruby Mountains.Thunderbird Motel is your perfect base for seeing all that this quaint northern Nevada town has to offer. The Thundrerbird Motel in Elko, Nevada, offers clean, economical accommodations that won't break your budget. All rooms are equipped with free wireless Internet access. The coffee is always on in our office! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Motel

Address: 345 Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801-3135
Region: United States > Nevada > Elko
Price Range: £29 - £87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunderbird Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Thunderbird Hotel Elko
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Elko
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“Corner room under the stairs is quiet and offers privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles Snowee575, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay on top level if you don't want to hear footsteps above you.”
 of 5 bubbles Robbnok, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you must stay at the Thunderbird, confirm your room rate on check-in!”
 of 5 bubbles RockinDowntheHwy, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Check to see that the windows will actually close and lock.”
 of 5 bubbles WilliamB121, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“101 and 102 are tucked behind the pool slightly away from the parking and are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Claycletrip, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
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